Ep 315: Street, travel and mobile phone tips with guest Mark Hemmings

The one camera you always leave the house with is your smartphone. So this week we’re exploring street, travel and mobile phone tips with guest Mark Hemmings. Mark is a professional advertising, travel, street and iPhone photographer, as well as a photographic educator. When home in Eastern Canada Mark works as an architectural and commercial photographer, as well as a professional videographer and video editor. Mark’s latest work was the recently published “iPhone Photography For Dummies”. You’ll discover: how Mark got started, living and working in Japan as a photographer, the difference between a snapshot and a photo, the importance of taking images of subjects that you love, how to find great images in your home city, finding inspiration, Marks favourite gear, why you should learn to shoot video, tricks to get your smartphone images sharper and much more.

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Show Notes

Mark Hemmings is a professional advertising, travel, street and iPhone photographer, as well as a photographic educator. When home in Eastern Canada Mark works as an architectural and commercial photographer, as well as a professional videographer and video editor. During the winter months Mark hosts international photo workshops in various parts of the world, helping photographers of all skill levels master their DSLR, mirrorless, iPhone and Android cameras. Mark’s latest work was the recently published “iPhone Photography For Dummies”, part of the internationally know “For Dummies” series of books by Wiley Publishing. All of Mark’s information, teaching, and events can be found at www.markhemmings.com

We chat about:

  • Getting his start as a stills photographer on film sets and how this influenced his photography
  • Living and working in Japan as a photographer
  • The difference between a snapshot and a photo
  • The importance of taking images of subjects that you love
  • The importance of setting photo projects
  • How to find great images in your home city
  • Finding inspiration
  • Marks favourite gear
  • The importance of learning to shoot video 
  • An amazing trick to get your smartphone images sharper
  • Mark’s favourite smartphone photography and editing tips
Mark Hemmings – image by Mark Hemmings
Image Mark Hemmings
Image Mark Hemmings
Image Mark Hemmings
Image Mark Hemmings

LINKS

Main info page: www.markhemmings.com

Photo Portfolio: https://markhemmings.myportfolio.com

INSTAGRAM: @markhemmings

TWITTER: @markhemmings

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/markhemmingsphotography/

YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMjbAWwY-QldPNR77_aieqg

PRODUCTS:

Book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1119687799/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_1jIAFbQ14VFM0

Online Photo courses: https://www.markhemmings.com/online-photo-courses

Japan Photo Workshops: http://japanphototour.com

Italy Photo Workshop: http://www.workshopsitaly.photography

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