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July 3, 2019

Ep 251: Documentary travel photography and the joy of philanthropy with guest Kerry Pryor

We talk to documentary travel photographer Kerry Pryor who runs a commercial freelance photography business in Melbourne, but also travels regularly for her work. This includes regular destinations like Ethiopia, Nepal, and Kenya on assignment for “Eyes for Africa” and “Beyond the Orphanage”. Kerry was recently awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to photography, and to international charitable initiatives. Kerry talks about the pros and cons of studying photography as a diploma course ands lessons learnt working as a stills photographer on movie and TV sets. She reveals highlights, logistics and challenges of working as a volunteer in emerging countries, gear when working in remote locations, what you should consider when volunteering and much more. Sign up to the newsletter for great tips and free Lightroom presets. Join the dynamic Gold Membership in our Community which delivers monthly tutorials, live mastermind and lots of behind...

How much of ourselves should we inject into a portrait?

Above: Image by George Barris Above: Image by Cecil Beaton Above: Image by Gene Korman    If I’m showing my model how to stand, where to look and what to think about while I take their portrait then how much is the portrait about them and how much is it about me? I believe a great portrait is a collaboration between the photographer and their model. A great portrait photographer has the ability to reveal a side of their model that nobody else will see in quite the same way. You only have to look at portraits of the very famous to see just how different they look when they are photographed by different photographers. Have a look at this selection of images of Marilyn Monroe, one of the most iconic women in history. Three different photographers show three completely different sides of Marilyn. Yes, they are all images of...

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