wedding

When guests get in the way with their Phones/Tablets!

When guests get in the way with their Phones/Tablets!

n this episode James and Ross have a lengthy catchup as it has been a while since the last wedding podcast. James has now moved house, Ross has a new housemate moving in and wedding season is in full flow for both photographers.

EP 26- Planning a photography adventure with Alistair Hamill.

 EP 26- Planning a photography adventure with Alistair Hamill.

Welcome to episode 25. That topic that is not often discussed, how to price your wedding photography.

Pricing! It’s a very controversial topic and I feel this episode may be the first of many we discuss on the topic. We have no issues talking about how much we charge for wedding photography and we break the price down so it might help you price your photography. Many wedding photographers feel that the “value” of photography is dropping in the UK but are we thinking as business people or artists? If you are part time photographer, does that mean you should be charging less. Should there be an industry standard price?

Don’t undervalue yourself or the industry. Work out the basic price and then add what you feel you deserve for all the hard work and risk.

Enjoy

EP 25- How do price your wedding photography

EP 25- How do price your wedding photography

Welcome to episode 25. That topic that is not often discussed, how to price your wedding photography.

Pricing! It’s a very controversial topic and I feel this episode may be the first of many we discuss on the topic. We have no issues talking about how much we charge for wedding photography and we break the price down so it might help you price your photography. Many wedding photographers feel that the “value” of photography is dropping in the UK but are we thinking as business people or artists? If you are part time photographer, does that mean you should be charging less. Should there be an industry standard price?

Don’t undervalue yourself or the industry. Work out the basic price and then add what you feel you deserve for all the hard work and risk.

Enjoy

EP 24- Lets talk wedding albums

EP 24- Lets talk wedding albums

In a digital age, more and more wedding photographers are not offering wedding albums. Is this laziness from the photographer, maybe the clients do not want an albums or are there other reasons? Please tell us your thoughts over on our facebook group Facebook group. Ross and James both discuss their thoughts and the future of wedding albums.

EP 22- Winning at WPPI: Scott Johnson- The Edge Photography

EP 22- Winning at WPPI: Scott Johnson- The Edge Photography

Episode 22. Imagine flying all the way to Las Vegas from the UK to one of the largest photography events in the world, where your photograph is being judged for Wedding Contemporary and to find out you have come FIRST PLACE! Beating 10,000 of entries! In episode 20, we chat with that WPPI (and many others) award winning photographer Scott Johnson from The Edge Photography.

We get to know a little more about Scott, talk about his award winning photograph, Associate photographers, upsetting landscape photographers and listeners questions.

Ross tells a bad English, Irish & Scotsman joke.

EP 20 - The business of wedding photography with Adam Mason

EP 20 - The business of wedding photography with Adam Mason

Welcome to episode 19 - Wedding photography special. Ross and I teamed up with Steven & Dustin from the Wedding photo hangover podcast. There is a BIG WARNING with this episode. There is a little bit swearing, alcohol and just all round silliness.

We talk with them about wedding photography, sports photography, and landscape photography in this episode.

EP 19 - Wedding "Special" with Steven Van Elk and Dustin McKibben of the Wedding Photo Hangover

EP 19 - Wedding "Special" with Steven Van Elk and Dustin McKibben of the Wedding Photo Hangover

Welcome to episode 19 - Wedding photography special. Ross and I teamed up with Steven & Dustin from the Wedding photo hangover podcast. There is a BIG WARNING with this episode. There is a little bit swearing, alcohol and just all round silliness.

We talk with them about wedding photography, sports photography, and landscape photography in this episode.

EP 18 - Landscape: Locations, Printing and Pricing.

EP 18 - Landscape: Locations, Printing and Pricing.

Welcome to episode 18 - Landscape Chat. James has some exciting news about a new project and will be keeping us updated through the podcast. Ross has been judging peoples images and We answer three questions from our listeners on our Facebook group:

  1. What apps or websites do you use to monitor weather conditions?

  2. Pricing prints / framed prints appropriately so that people will purchase them vs the cost to get them printed and framed?

  3. Do you choose a location/subject and then wait for the best conditions or just go either way and see what you can create? 

EP 17 - Weddings: Creating a wedding package & finding Second shooters

 EP 17 - Weddings: Creating a wedding package & finding Second shooters

Welcome to episode 17 - Wedding Chat. Ross is back from his trip to France. So we catch up and find out how Ross got in to Wedding photography. We also answer three questions from one of our listeners on our Facebook group:

EP 16: Getting in to the wedding industry & traveling with equipment

EP 16: Getting in to the wedding industry & traveling with equipment

Welcome to episode 16. Ross is away living it up on a skiing holiday in Italy, when I say, holiday, I mean “working”. So you have me, James keeping you company. In this episode I have two questions from listeners on our Facebook group: How do I travel with all my gear & my first ever wedding and any tips for getting in to the industry.

I’m not sure you are going to like my answer for the second questions but I will be honest with you, you had better be prepared to work your ass off and fail (remember, failing is how we improve).

I also chat about my recent going on's and plans for the podcast.

Enjoy

EP 14: Alistair Hamil gets in depth with Astro Photography

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Returning again all the way from Northern Ireland, Astro & Landscape photographer Alistair Hamil joins us to continue on from episode 2 discussing Astro photography.

With his recent tour around camera clubs with his talk: Not so dark after all. Alistair dives in to more depth about astro photograph and how we can better our photographs. From What to look out for, the times of year best for milky way and even some gear talk. So join James, Ross and Alistair for another good old chat.

EP 13 Photographing Canada & whisky with Erik McRitchie

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In a world of many photographers, only a few stand out! It’s not easy to make the viewer feel cold when they are looking at an image of a frozen lake in Canada but photographer Erik McRitchie does just that.

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This episode James and Ross chat to world renowned Canadian photographer Erik McRitchie about how he has made a name for himself in Canada working with brands like Lexus and Columbia clothing and further afield with his “Barrel to Bottle” project

Got any questions? Send us your questions and thoughts on the show to hello@thephotographerscraic.com or join our Facebook group here and leave your comments, questions or share your images (please do not bombard the page with heaps at a time).

Lastly, we would be grateful if you could give the show some love by leaving us a (great 5*) review on iTunes, this will help other photographers find us: goo.gl/6Kam3P

The Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/thephotographerscraic/

Erik McRitchie:

Website: http://www.erikmcritchiephoto.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErikMcRitchiePhotography/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erikmcr/

Barrel to bottle Instagram: www.instagram.com/frombarreltobottle/

Our website:

www.thephotographerscraic.com

James:

Website: www.jameskelly.co

Facebook: www.facebook.com/jameskellyphotography/

Instagram: www.instagram.com/jameskelly_photo

Ross:

Website www.eagleshamphotography.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/EagleshamPhotography

Instagram: www.instagram.com/eagleshamphotography

EP 11 When event managers are not happy & where has James been?

Welcome to episode 11 of the the Photographers craic podcast. A photography podcast talking all things photography. With your hosts: James Kelly & Ross Eaglesham.

This week, Ross finally pin’s down James to have a right good catch up. James has been all over the place this last 2 months and shares his experiences.. Ross talks about a conundrum he has which results in upsetting the events manager and we are keep to know what you would have done in his situation (email: hello@thephotographerscraic.com or comment on the Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/thephotographerscraic ). Check out below the photographs we has been talking about.

Got any questions? Send us your questions and thoughts on the show to hello@thephotographerscraic.com or join our Facebook group here and leave your comments, questions or share your images (please do not bombard the page with heaps at a time).

Lastly, we would be grateful if you could give the show some love by leaving us a (great 5*) review on iTunes, this will help other photographers find us: goo.gl/6Kam3P

The Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/thephotographerscraic/

Our website:

www.thephotographerscraic.com

James:

Website: www.jameskelly.co

Facebook: www.facebook.com/jameskellyphotography/

Instagram: www.instagram.com/jameskelly_photo

Ross:

Website www.eagleshamphotography.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/EagleshamPhotography

Instagram: www.instagram.com/eagleshamphotography

Ross’s “Guess where”.

James’s images from the engagement shoot in the Faroe Islands


James photographs from the Faroe islands Workshop (2 places left for 2019: https://www.justjamesk.com/photography-adventures/

EP05: UK vs US wedding showdown with Andy Buscemi

EP05: UK vs US wedding showdown with Andy Buscemi

We get a run down with his typical wedding and compare the difference. We talk about the £,£££ vs $,$$$ and so much more. Andy along with the mythical legend Neil Urban run the fantastic WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS UNITE! podcast that is dedicated to wedding photography in the US and sometimes UK when James himself is joined.

EP04: Talking Second Shooters, Backing up and new camera systems

EP04: Talking Second Shooters, Backing up and new camera systems

Lets talk about second shooters, do you have a contract for them, should you let them use the images for their own portfolio? Ross is thinking about changing his camera system and leaving Canon and lastly, James has started his marketing plan to conquer Europe and Scandinavia and looking in to a new backup system.