The Active Photographer
By Giles Babbidge
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The Active Photographer Podcast: A behind-the-scenes glimpse into the day-to-day life of a working professional photographer. Giles Babbidge enthusiastically shares his knowledge and passion for photography and the great outdoors. Listen as he talks through photo shoots whilst on location and post production considerations when back in his office. Join him as he ventures off the beaten track on research trips and Test/Review days in the field. With exclusive industry interviews and news of the latest developments over on The Active Photographer website, TAP is a fantastic resource for budding photographers and outdoors enthusiasts alike.
||Episode #253: Just Why Do We Take Pictures?||This week: I’m going back to basics, thinking about the reasons behind why we take pictures. As I set off on the way home from giving a talk recently, I began thinking about the stories and motivations that lie behind the photographs we view.||16 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode #252: Upcountry With Mercedes-Benz||This week: I’m talking about my recent trip upcountry with Mercedes Benz. For me, the time between now and the New Year is a period of general admin, thinking ahead to- and planning for – the next 12 months… and, of course,||27 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode #251: Adventure On Your Doorstep Talk||This week: I’m sharing some thoughts about my Adventure On Your Doorstep talk. I’ve been kept rather busy this past week, thanks to a trip to Wales with Mercedes Benz; more about that follows in next week’s podcast.||17 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode #250: Technicalities Of A Corporate Shoot||This week: I’m talking about a recent assignment in London. The podcast is finally back! In this edition, we’re getting right down to the nitty-gritty of taking pictures under pressure – as I share my experiences of a corporate photo shoot.||3 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode #249: In Search Of A Place To Work Outside||This week: I’m on location, trying to find a place to get some work done. More and more, I’m convinced that a physical office space is, in many ways, holding me back when it comes to productivity. Sure, there are times when it is necessary – but||3 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode #248: The Crucial Picture Selection Process||This week: I’m talking about the important process of making picture selections. When it comes to deciding which images make the cut of not before being supplied to clients, this can be a bit of a grey area. In many ways,||20 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode #247: A Music Portrait Photo Shoot||This week: I’m talking about a recent music-themed photo shoot. Whilst most of what I share with you concerns outdoors activities, you know that I do take on other subjects along the way. This is never a bad thing for keeping things fresh and intere||31 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode #246: How Photographers Use Social Media||This week: I’m talking about the way in which photographers use social media. Of course, it’s a personal thing – but quite a few people have asked me recently about my own approach to social media. In this episode, I’m sharing a few thoughts,||23 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode #245: Outdoor Trade Show 2017||This week: I’m giving you a run-down of what I got up to at this year’s Outdoor Trade Show. As ever, I had a very productive time at the Show and in this episode, I’m talking about everything from my camping setup whilst there,||16 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode #244: Multiple Feature Photography Bases||This week: I’m talking about the range of pictures I recently shot for a magazine feature. I recently headed off for another camping trip – once again taking the family as it was all in aid of my latest article for Camping Magazine. All told,||25 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Relaxed & Informative.
An informative peek into the life of a working photographer. Recommended.