I'm starting to get actual jobs which I hope to get paid for, but I'm so nervous that I might mess up! How can I get over this? When I take photos as a favour they usually turn out fine, but I am really nervous about doing paid jobs.
I've been asked to take some pictures at a party in a nightclub. Should I use your simple settings and just up the ISO? I imagine most people will be moving around on the dance floor in nightmare lighting! Please help!
Sharon Goodchild, North East Lincs UK
I'm really interested in knowing what kit you have in your camera bag?
Joey Richter, Brunssum, The Netherlands
I'm trying to get away from the 'stand in line' shot or the traditional triangle which is a classic and always works, but it is difficult to capture the emotion of the family this way.
M.I. London UK
Q. How to do you deal with children that pull a face in the studio?
Q. Why do some of my photos look like there is a tiny white layer between the subject and camera?
I would like to offer options like Queensbury or Jorgenson albums, but they will only accept commissions from professionals. I am a retired GP, and shoot a few weddings for friends, but do not wish to turn my photography into a business.
Martin Moss, Maidstone UK
Q. Would the 70-200mm, F4 lens suffice for portraiture?
Q. What type of metering do you use when shooting a wedding?
Q. Why do you change your exposure in postproduction, rather than in the camera?
Don't be put off if some of these questions seem a little "techy" at first...
Please can you tell me how to understand light enough to make it do what I want with my camera innards?
Q. I feel like a “bit of a fraud” because I have no qualifications.
Q. Do you use pre-sets or actions on your photos?
Q. In maternity photography, how do you set the pregnant lady at ease?
Q. What would be your approach to capturing a full wedding?
How do I market my business to get more weddings? I have attended about 8 or 9 weddings so far and all have gone pretty well, but I am trying to break into wedding photography full time.
Ron Yates, Fareham UK
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