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September 29, 2016

Why every great photo needs a hero

“I need a hero, I’m holding out for a hero ’til the end of the night” – Bonnie Tyler Back in the 80s when we wore our hair BIG and our jeans acid washed, Bonnie Tyler had a hit single called Hero. I know every word off by heart because I used to sing it into my hairbrush and pretend I was an 80s pop star. The word “hero” applies to many different things. The fireman that rescues the kitty stuck in a tree is a hero. The footballer who kicks the winning goal in overtime is a hero. And late at night after a long hard day, vanilla ice cream with Nutella is my hero (the ice cream’s organic – don’t judge me). In the photography world, the word “hero” is used to describe the shot, it could be the cover image of a magazine or the opening shot...

Ep 93 Everything you need to know about working with photographers’ assistants or how to become one

One of the best ways to learn more about the industry is to become a photographer’s assistant. This will fast-track your learning like nothing else. And when you do get more confidence, one thing that can take your photography to the next level is to actually hire an assistant – not just to help but to bring knowledge and flair to your photography. Yes, you read that correctly. In this episode, Gina and Valerie discuss what you need to do if you want to work as an assistant, but also if you want to hire one. #ginachallenge #thewindbeneathmywings Click play to listen to the podcast or find it on iTunes here. If you don’t use iTunes you can get the feed here, or listen to us on Stitcher radio. Show notes My new gear! My new sigma 35mm lens $899 US vs Canon $1900 Manfrotto 410 Junior Geared Head Canon Speedlite...

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