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  1. 1. PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER MARCH 2011 G W. EUGENE SMITH G HERB RITTS G NICK HADDOW G BLOG PHOTOGRAPHY G “Never complain, INSPIRING • INFORMATIVE • HONEST • ESSENTIAL MARCH 2011 ONLY £3.99 never explain just be it.” Matthew Rolston WWW.PROFESSIONALPHOTOGRAPHER.CO.UK EXCLUSIVE: YERVANT, JASMINE STAR & CRASH TAYLOR FIGHT TO SHOOT THE ROYAL WEDDING & THE GREATEST PHOTOGRAPHER OF ALL TIME IS REVEALED! Cover image by PLUS: Nick Haddow ISBLOG PHOTOGRAPHY ANEWARTFORM? HERBRITTS PROFILED, &HOWTOKILL AHARDDRIVEWITH ASHOTGUN! PERSONAL PROJECTS SPECIAL 23 PAGES OF ADVICE, REAL-LIFE EXPERIENCE & INFORMED OPINIONS
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  3. 3. welcome march I’ve spent a lot of time recently talking to photographers and readers, and I must say that it has been particularly pleasing to hear how many of you are responding positively to what we are trying to do. We have tried over the past year or so to create a magazine which not only inspires and informs but also tells it as it is. No false promises, no false hopes, just the facts as they are from the people who know. From what I have been hearing this is what you want, so we’re pleased to be able to bring you another issue of what you say you want and need. One of the people who certainly doesn’t shy away from reality is our sometime working pro Peter Dench. His diary seems to be building quite a following and, as ever, this month he lays his photographic soul bare in the Dench Diary on Page 40. Another regular contributor, Martin Middlebrook, this month shares his experiences of the camaraderie of photojournalists in Afghan Café on Page 37. I share my experiences of shooting my first book in Being There (and thanks for all the kind comments I have received concerning this monthly column) in Bringing it All Back Home on Page 23. And Clive Booth discovers the importance of blogs in this month’s Dispatches on Page 32. To round up this issue’s outpouring of personal experience we take a look at the growth of extremely personal photography which we are seeing in both book form in Me, Myself and I on Page 78 and in the blogging world in The New Kid in Town on Page 94, as well as its importance in a photographer’s life in The Personal Project on Page 72. The one name which most photographers agree on as being among the true greats is W. Eugene Smith, which led us and Peter Silverton to ask the question, “Was and is he the greatest photographer of all time?” You can read Peter’s answer in the article asking exactly that on Page 66. While we are talking about legendary photographers who are sadly no longer with us it seemed like a good time to reassess the work of Herb Ritts. He defined the visual aesthetic of the 1980s and 1990s before his early death, but was being forgotten until recently. You can find out more in Everyone’s Talking About Herb Ritts on Page 58. Add to all of this an exclusive interview with fashion and portrait photographer Nick Haddow on Page 88, the holy trinity of wedding photographers Yervant, Jasmine Star and Crash Taylor in a royal weddingEDITOR’S IMAGE: MATT HALSTEAD head-to-head on Page 83 and shootingTHIS IMAGE: HERB RITTS hard drives with shotguns on Page 97, and I believe you’ll agree that we are delivering on all fronts and hopefully getting it right most of the time. Grant Scott, Editor
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  5. 5. NEW PHOTOGRAPHY 8 Portfolio The best of your work posted on to our online portfolio. 57 Exposure Robert Mapplethorpe returns to London thanks to contents march the rock band Scissor Sisters. NEED TO KNOW 23 Being There PP Editor Grant Scott recalls the experience of turning a personal project into an internationally published book. 32 Dispatches Clive Booth talks about developing his brand, website and photographic touch points. 37 Afghan Café Photojournalist Martin Middlebrook relives the camaraderie he found in Kabul with fellow photographers. 40 The Dench Diary This month photojournalist Peter Dench judges a camera club and survives January, just! 44 The World of Convergence Film maker John Campbell’s regular news-packed look at the world of convergence. 47 Frontline We talk to legendary art director and former Pentagram partner David Hillman. 55 Guess the Lighting Ever seen a great image and wanted to know how it was lit? Ted Sabarese explains all. 58 Everyone’s Talking About Herb Ritts The legend of 1980s celebrity portraiture is remembered by those he helped make famous. Actress Carey Mulligan, taken by Nick Haddow. Discover his approach to photography in our interview on page 88. 66 The Greatest Photographer of all Time... The answer is simple. The answer is W. Eugene Smith. INTERVIEWS WITH... 98 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 . Is it a stills camera? Is it a video camera? 78 Me, Myself and I 72 The Personal Project Award-winning photojournalist Kieran Doherty gets PP Editor Grant Scott has had enough of Dmitri Kasterine’s photographic life has been one. his hands on this gem of a camera to find out. introspective photography and so has photography Now in his 70s, he is having his work rediscovered. publisher Dewi Lewis. They both explain why and 103 Stop Press... what they believe to be the reasons for the fashion. 88 Let There Be Light The latest essential news, gossip and kit from the An exclusive interview with Scottish fashion and pro world. 83 The Royal Wedding portrait photographer Nick Haddow. Slamdown Three of the biggest names in wedding photography tell us how they’d shoot the wedding of the decade. NEWS & REVIEWS KEEP IN TOUCH 26 Subscribe 94 The New Kid in Town 14 Click Check out our latest subscription offers across all Blog photography is fast becoming the new platform This month’s line-up of the best news, dreams, our photography titles. for photographic curation. PP Editor Grant Scott themes and photographic schemes, plus our pick of wants to find out more about the world of reblogging. this month’s photographic exhibitions in the UK. 28 Podcast Free photographic discussion for the masses.NICK HADDOW 114 Legend 97 The Hard Drive Must Die We look at the great lost talent that was British Take a hard drive and a shotgun and see which 53 Feedback photojournalist Tony Ray-Jones. wins. It’s a simple formula with a surprising result. Your thoughts, your opinions, your page. www.professionalphotographer.co.uk 5
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  7. 7. friends marchDavid Hillman Peter Dench Yervant Ted SabareseArt director Photographer Photographer PhotographerDavid is an iconic figure in the world Peter is fast becoming a Twitter Born in Ethiopia, Yervant won his Ted shoots all kinds of people, butof graphic and editorial design. sensation due to his regular, witty first photography award at the age especially relishes working withHaving art directed Nova, designed tweets. Yet he still finds time to write of 11, and in turn the admiration of non-professional models and actorsthe Sunday Times Magazine, created The Dench Diary for PP each month, the Emperor Haile Selassie. In 1975 who don’t fit society’s traditionalthe graphic identity for the Guardian feature in our monthly podcasts he moved to Melbourne where, definition of beauty. His personaland been a partner at the legendary and continue his career as an after leaving college, he went on and fine art work has won criticaldesign firm, Pentagram, his award-winning photojournalist. to become a master wedding acclaim for its conceptual andimpressive CV has seen him work Such has been the success of his photographer and scooped the 2010 graphic nature and been exhibited inwith many of the last century’s contributions to the magazine that he WPPI Lifetime Achievement Award. US and other international galleries.greatest photographers, from Man is now considering merchandising This month in PP, on page 83, he As well as shooting for commercialRay to Helmut Newton. David brings opportunities. If you have yet to enter takes on two fellow legends of and advertising clients, he alsoall of this experience to his advice in Peter’s world, do so by reading his wedding photography to see who guesses how other people light theirthis month’s Frontline on page 47. diary on page 40. can get the royal wedding gig. shots. Find out more on page 55. GROUP BRAND EDITOR Grant Scott ADVERTISING DIRECTOR Eleanor Godwin SUBSCRIPTIONS/BACK ISSUES grant.scott@archant.co.uk eleanor.godwin@archant.co.uk, 01242 211092 CUSTOMER CARE 01858 438832 DEPUTY EDITOR Eleanor O’Kane SALES EXECUTIVE Leigh Barr ORDER HOTLINE 01858 438840 Professional Photographer is published eleanor.okane@archant.co.uk leigh.barr@archant.co.uk, 01242 265895 VISIT www.subscriptionsave.co.uk monthly by Archant Specialist. 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  14. 14. click Georges Braque, 1960. the latest photographic news, dreams, themes and schemes. edited by Eleanor O’Kane © FRANK BAYH AND STEFF ROSENBERGER-OCHS – COURTESY SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2011 20th-century boys – and girls A new encyclopedia of the finest monographs by 20th-century photographers showcases such important photographers as Ansel Adams, Diane Arbus and Cecil Beaton. Many, like Terry Richardson and Wolfgang Tillmans (whose work is pictured below), areDAVID GIBSON still producing new work; however, what they all have in common is a huge contribution to the art form. Photographers A-Z features facsimiles from books and magazines and is Word on the street authored by German photography writer Hans-Michael Koetzle. The inaugural London Street Photography Photographers A-Z, by Hans-Michael Festival will take place this summer – from Koetzle, published by Taschen, £44.99, 7 to 17 July – but deadlines for the accompanying ISBN: 978-3-8365-1109-4. www.taschen.com awards are looming. The competition, to determine the best emerging and worldwide street photographers, is divided into two categories – a UK student award and an international award. The deadline for both sections is 31 March. The festival itself will feature a diverse programme of exhibitions and interactive events at London venues, including the National Portrait Gallery, the V&A Museum, the British Library and St Pancras International train station. Highlights include the first UK exhibition of recently-discovered work by secret street photographer Vivian Maier, from Chicago, whose pictures were only discovered after her death, as well as work by photographer David Gibson. For more details and a full festival programme visit www.londonstreetphotographyfestival.org 14 www.professionalphotographer.co.uk
  15. 15. German photographers Frank Bayh and Steff Rosenberger-Ochs are finalists in the lifestyle section of the commercial category with this image, entitled Don’t Touch My Universe. Dench at Derby Sony World Photo 2011 In the last edition of Click we short list announced previewed FORMAT, the The Sony World Photography Awards 2011 short list has Derby-based photography been announced with 15 categories in the professional festival, from 4 March to competition under three genres: Photojournalism & 3 April. Fans of our regular documentary, commercial and fine art. Short-listed feature The Dench Diary will photographers come from as far away as Afghanistan, be pleased to know images Argentina and China, with several UK photographers from England Uncensored making the cut from more than 105,000 entries. by Peter Dench (one of which The winners will be announced on 27 April at a ceremony is pictured here) will be at the Odeon Leicester Square, in London, marking a move showing on a digital screen in the festival’s QUAD and Focus sections. Peter, who away from Cannes, which has hosted the ceremony in is returning to the city he left 15 years ago, said: “When the world’s heavyweight previous years. The overall Photographer of the Year willPETER DENCH street photographers gather, it’s time to take notice. I’m delighted Derby is win $25,000 and professional Sony camera equipment. hosting a festival fast becoming one of the most successful in the world.” To see a complete list of short-listed photographers visit For more details on the festival visit www.formatfestival.com www.worldphoto.org www.professionalphotographer.co.uk 15
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  17. 17. Bohemian rhapsody Buy the Always at the heart of the post-war cultural scene, latest Ida Kar was a trailblazer who fought to have photography accepted as a fine art. She is a largely issue forgotten name in photography, but a new exhibition direct at the National Portrait Gallery brings to the fore There’s no longer images from the archive of the Russian-born any need to leave photographer who moved to London in 1945. As well the comfort of your own home to as iconic works, some of the images will be on public get your copy of the latest issue of© NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, LONDON view for the first time. Ida Kar: Bohemian Professional Photographer Photographer, 1908-74 is a three-month show of magazine. You get the latest issue her work and features portraits of artists and writers delivered direct to your door simply including Georges Braque (left), Henry Moore, by ordering straight from the Bridget Riley and Jean-Paul Sartre. website. If you live in the UK, it’s Ida Kar: Bohemian Photographer, 1908-74, free delivery. Go to the National Portrait Gallery, 10 March to 19 June, www.professionalphotographer. admission £3. www.npg.org.uk co.uk/current Olympus XZ-1 Pioneer spirit A handy, neat addition to Converge, the festival dedicated to the kit bag, the new XZ-1 HDSLR film making, is being from Olympus is a held at the National Film Theatre, high-end compact offering in London, on 1-2 March, and a 10MP sensor, HD movie features pioneers of the HDSLR capabilities and a quality world such as Philip Bloom and Zuiko lens usually found documentary maker Danfung on DSLRs. Compact and Dennis. One-hour workshops will good looking, the XZ-1’s cover aspects of DSLR film making such as creative lens quality and speed make work and post-production workflow with award-winning it the ideal camera for editor Steve Sander. Film writer/director Richard Jobson pros who need to scout will be holding an acting workshop, where he will break new locations for their down a scene and demonstrate how he would bring it to next shoot and to create life on screen. PP editor Grant Scott will also be a guest mood boards. speaker, discussing the impact of convergence on RRP: £399. professional photographers. www.olympus.co.uk For more information visit www.theconvergence.co.uk www.professionalphotographer.co.uk 17
  18. 18. Candid cameras Get up to speedLondon gallery Neil Turner, a vice-chairman of the British Press Yohji Yamamotothe Wapping Autumn-Winter Photographers’ Association and regular contributor NEIL TURNERProject Bankside 1998-99 collection. to our sister magazine Photography Monthly, will benever fails to running and teaching the new course inbring something photography and photojournalism at Up to Speedfresh and Journalism based in Bournemouth, Dorset. The course costs £4,000, plus £199.15exciting to the exam fees, with students learning how to cover news, sport and entertainment eventsart scene, and its using both stills and video cameras. They will also be taught writing skills and medianext exhibition, law at the centre based at the Bournemouth Daily Echo newspaper. The next MONICA FEUDIYohji’s Women, course starts at the end of September 2011 and continues until February 2012.sees them true to To enrol or find out more visit http://uptospeedjournalism.co.ukform. Runningparallel to theYohji Yamamoto exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Foto Mags The Foto Mags Now app lets you enjoy our magazinesshow features the work of seven international photographers who on your iPad. You can download single issues orhave collaborated with the influential designer to convey his vision Now subscribe to Professional Photographer, Photographyof strong women. The pictures, by leading photographers such as Monthly, Turning Pro, Which Digital Camera and WorldNick Knight, Inez Van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin, Craig of Photography. Available in the iTunes store, the appMcDean and Paolo Roversi, perfectly match the spirit and vitality enables you to expand features, scroll around theof Yamamoto’s designs. page, listen to podcasts and view video footage. It evenYohji’s Women, the Wapping Project Bankside, 12 March to 14 May. works on your iPhone. For more information go towww.thewappingprojectbankside.com iTunes or the App store. www.apple.com/uk/itunes18 www.professionalphotographer.co.uk
  19. 19. clickEast is east Land of our fathersIan Berry is a Taking Land: Crimea 2010 is a new hardback,Magnum master cloth-bound book published by photographicand regular publishing house Foto8 and Zoï Environmentalcontributor to our Network, a non-profit organisation. In true Foto8 © IAN BERRY / MAGNUM PHOTOSsister magazine style, the book features thought-provoking imagesPhotography by Swiss photographer Alban Kakulya to tell theMonthly. Born in story of the Tatars of Crimea. Exiled by the Soviet dictator Stalin in 1944, the TatarsLancashire in are now returning to this autonomous republic in Ukraine to reclaim their homeland.1934, he moved to The book shows how past and present interact as they try to create a new future.South Africa in his Taking Land: Crimea 2010, by Alban Kakulya, published by Foto8, £25,20s and documented the struggles of the anti-apartheid movement. ISBN: 978-0-9559580-6-9. www.foto8.comHe joined Magnum in 1962, having been invited by HenriCartier-Bresson, and has captured major world events in the courseof his career. In 1972, the Whitechapel Gallery commissioned In full focusBerry to capture the rapidly changing face of East London for the Focus on Imaging, Europe’s biggest annual imaging show, is this yearexhibition This is Whitechapel. Now, as this historic part of being held at the NEC, Birmingham, from 6 to 9 March. The editorial teamLondon undergoes major changes in the run-up to the 2012 will be on the PP stand as well as pro photographers such as Peter DenchOlympics, the gallery has revisited its archives to present 30 images and Martin Middlebrook, so come and say hello. More than 200 exhibitorsfrom the 1972 commission in a free exhibition. These show a side will be at the show, so it’s also a great chance to meet manufacturers andof the East End that was already disappearing in 1972. distributors, see the latest launches and attend seminars and workshops.This is Whitechapel, the Whitechapel Gallery, 11 March to Entrance for non-trade is £10 on the day or £8 by pre-payment online.4 September. www.whitechapelgallery.org For more details and registration visit www.focus-on-imaging.co.uk www.professionalphotographer.co.uk 19
  20. 20. We have done the hard work for you and chosen the best photographic exhibitions on show now or coming up soon. For a full list of exhibitions and events visit www.professionalphotographer.co.uk Angelheaded Hipsters: Images of the Beat Generation National Theatre, South Bank, London, SE1 9PX 020 7452 3400; www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/exhibitions Until 20 March The Beat Generation of writers and poets rose to prominence in the 1950s in reaction to what they saw as the conformity and materialism of post-war America. Allen Ginsberg was a leading figure of the Beat movement and his 1956 epic poem Howl!, in which he celebrates his fellow ‘angelheaded hipsters’, helped to define the generation. A collection of his photographs is Writer Jack Kerouac in 1953 making what Ginsberg described as a “Dostoyevsky mad-face” or “Russian basso be-bop Om” while now on show at the National Theatre and sheds walking through the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York. light on this influential sub-culture. This freeALLEN GINSBERG exhibition (courtesy of Corbis Images and the Allen Ginsberg Trust) traces the early years and subsequent fame of Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William S Burroughs, while images from other photographers show the influence of the Beat Generation. Tumi Figures and Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography Mokgosi. Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000; www.vam.ac.uk 12 April to 17 July This spring the V&A museum will host an exhibition of contemporary South African photography, featuring more than 150 works which represent the vibrant and thought-provoking photographic culture that has emerged in the country since the end of apartheid. The images show people within their community or family surroundings and depict issues such as race, religion, gender, class and politics. The 17 photographers featured in the exhibition include established figures David Goldblatt and Santu Mofokeng as well as a newZANELE MUHOLI generation including Zanele Muholi and Hasan and Husain Essop. Each is represented by a series of photographs that question what it is to be human in South Africa at this time. Zed Nelson: LOVE ME Impressions Gallery, Centenary Square, Bradford, BD1 1SD 01274 737843; www.impressions-gallery.com 4 March to 29 May Award-winning photographer Zed Nelson’s show at the Impressions Gallery this spring explores the cultural and commercial forces that feed the global obsession with youth and beauty. The images in LOVE ME depict cosmetic surgeons, beauty queens and bodybuilders alongside everyday teenagers, businessmen and housewives. Zed visited countries across five continents to capture images for the cross-cultural exhibition, which questions our views of what beauty really is and raises questions about our own vanities and insecurities. We talked to Zed Nelson about his career as aZED NELSON photojournalist in the June 2010 issue of the magazine; back issues are available from www.professionalphotographer.co.uk
  21. 21. Bringingitall backhomeWhen PP Editor Grant Scottdecided to bring two strandsof his photography togetherhe found himself not only major eight-page articles and the occasional publisher Thames & Hudson, who were interesting portrait. As always with editorial commercial enough to ensure my book was seenhaving a book published but commissions, when you start working regularly but had a pedigree to ensure it was alsoalso travelling the world... for one title it is not long before rival publications are noticing your work and the phone begins well-designed and produced. I approached my contact there who was fortunately in a position ringing. I was soon shooting for LivingEtc, House to give the green light to the project if he It is often the case that & Garden and Homes & Gardens magazines, believed it made both artistic and commercial as photographers and getting commercial work for interiors and sense for the company and after a number of we can easily become design clients. I was now considered by one set of meetings we got the go-ahead. I say ‘we’ because pigeonholed. clients to be an interiors photographer who could I had soon realised when compiling the list of After approximately shoot portraits and by another set of clients as possible shoots that I was going to need help. five years of working a portrait photographer who liked shooting in Fortunately, my wife is both a novelist and a as a pro I found myself environments but could work in a studio if writer, and she agreed not only to help me in not just one necessary. This seemed confusing to me and to organise each shoot but also to oversee all of the pigeonhole but two! my clients so I decided to do something about text for the book, including interviews with eachSince first making the switch from being an art it and started work on creating a project which person included.director to working as a photographer I had would present me and my work clearly to both Although Thames & Hudson agreed to publishbeen taking portraits with some success, shooting sets of clients. the book they were happy for us to do everythingcelebrities and what I call “People you may The resulting concept was called Bringing it All else required to make it happen. Initially, becausehave heard of ” for editorial clients as well as Back Home. Based on my love for design and of my design background, they were keen for medoing a range of different portrait work for meeting people whom I admired I compiled a to design the book as well as photograph it, butcommercial clients. I had been lucky enough list of the world’s leading product, furniture, I was determined not to confuse these disciplinesto be successful in the now-defunct but interiors and graphic designers with the idea of and so I worked on the design with a friend,then-important Kobal Photographic Portrait photographing each of them in their homes, Jonathan Ellery, at Browns, an award-winningAwards and I was happy to be described as a wherever they lived, to see if the designs theyportrait photographer. created for us to buy and live with were the Just as I was feeling content with this state of same ones they chose for their own homes. “I have always seenaffairs I was contacted completely out of the blue The locations would range from New York toby the art director of Elle Decoration and asked Sao Paulo, Frankfurt to Barcelona, San Francisco photography as a passportto shoot a portrait and interiors story for themagazine in Turin. It was an exciting commission to Milan, and Derbyshire to West Sussex. It was not going to be a cheap project to complete; to enter worlds and meetand because I had always had a personal and I needed someone to help pay for it as well as people that I would neverprofessional interest in design of all types theyseemed like a great new client to work with. a format in which to present the final project. The answer to both problems would be a have had access to if it had I have always seen photography as a passport to publisher and a book. not been for my camera andenter worlds and meet people that I would neverhave had access to if it had not been for my Fortunately, as an art director I had designed and helped to edit a number of books for it is these opportunities tocamera and it is these opportunities to meetpeople and share knowledge that keeps me so photographers and about photography, so I had a pretty good understanding of what a publisher meet people and shareexcited about photography. Anyway, the shoot in was looking for when commissioning a project knowledge that keeps me soItaly went well and the magazine was pleasedwith the images; so pleased in fact that it and also some good contacts in the publishing world. In my mind the perfect choice for excited about photography.”started to commission me regularly to shoot my project was the art, design and photography Grant Scott www.professionalphotographer.co.uk 23
  22. 22. “Having done my sums I same day and no stay-overs. The American sessions were going to require me to arrange the Evidently Bring it All Back Home was not a good title for Amazon, as it did not includeworked out that I would have shoots on the back of work I hoped to get over there from my US or UK clients. New York enough key words. At Home with the Makers of Style was suggested and settled upon. I wasto shoot all of the portraits wouldn’t be too difficult because I was often neither happy nor convinced by the reason for theand interior images with no working there but the rest would not be as easy. We got a great response from the people we new title. I felt the cold hand of a marketing department being involved in last-minutemore than five rolls of contacted who we wanted to include in the book decision-making. I may be wrong but I had seen12-exposure 120 film and and my schedule rapidly started to fill up. Design greats such as Alberto Alessi, Dieter this happen before and had to fight a similar battle as a designer. The same was true of theone pack of Polaroid per Rams (the man Jonathon Ive admits having cover. We wanted it to be type only; the publishers been influenced by when designing Apple wanted some images on the cover. A compromiseshoot. Cheap hotels, no products), Karim Rashid and David Mellor signed was reached, which worked for neither of us.assistant and the cheapest up and I started shooting. The adventures I had over the following six months will have Despite these last-minute problems the final book was a success. On its launch it wasflights I could find.” to be saved for a future Being There column but, featured across 10 pages in Elle Decoration and as you can probably imagine, plenty were 20 pages of Dwell magazine. Similar-lengthGrant Scott experienced. I managed to get to both Sao Paulo features appeared in the Observer, Times and and San Francisco on the back of commissionsdesign group in London. As I shot on Hasselblads for the San Francisco based Dwell magazine, forat the time and never cropped my pictures, the whom I worked. It led me to shooting in thesquare format was crucial to the images I created. favelas under armed guard on election day inThames & Hudson thought it was important that Brazil and playing football against the Applemy approach carried through into how the book development team on a warm Sunday morningshould look and suggested a square format, which in California.worked perfectly with the ideas that both Jon My four shoots in New York took place overand I had for the typography. The design and two extremely humid days running acrossformat were agreed upon, the final list of whom Manhattan dealing with a number of fragile egos.we wanted to photograph was confirmed and I did the shoot in Barcelona following coffeethe budget/advance agreed. Now it was time to in a rat-infested bar. In Frankfurt I drank a littlestart the project. too much wine with Dieter Rams and on It may surprise you to know that it is very returning from one of the Milan shoots in theunusual for any photography monograph early hours I forgot where I had left my car in(a book compiled of photographs by only one the Gatwick car park. In Paris I shot on a roofphotographer) to sell more than 1,000 to 2,000 in a storm and when it came to photographingcopies and many sell a lot less. When it comes to the legendary product designer David Mellorsales a major publisher would expect to have to (traffic lights, bus stops, cutlery and so much Telegraph magazines. It had both Frenchsell more than 25,000 copies before they could more we take for granted) I discovered he and American co-editions and sold reasonablybegin to recoup their investment. So any form of was not as well as I had hoped and that he had well. Did it achieve what I wanted it to do andadvance or shoot budget you get will be based on to be supported by his son and carer. reposition my work with clients? Not really, I justthe commerciality of your project. Basically will While shooting the book I had also been became the photographer who shot portraitsit appeal to those interested in more than just the editing the contact sheets, deciding the pace and and interiors who could also travel. If you want tophotography? Suffice to say that the people at which images which we would use. As the book see the completed book you can now buy it onThames & Hudson were happy to advance me a was to be compiled in designer surname Amazon (find it via its Amazon-friendly title),fixed sum and the rest was up to me. alphabetical order, the layouts were completed reduced from its original £19.95 to 1p and Having done my sums I worked out that I as we continued shooting. The whole project upwards depending on condition. You may evenwould have to shoot all of the portraits and was completed on time and on budget. When we be lucky enough, as I recently was, to pick upinterior images with no more than five rolls of delivered the completed work, however, the a copy from TK Maxx. Whoever said that12-exposure 120 film and one pack of Polaroid only disagreement with the publishers came over professional photography was exempt from theper shoot. Cheap hotels, no assistant and the two of what I consider the most important bargain bin? PPcheapest flights I could find. The European elements when it comes to creating a book:portraits would mean in-and-out shoots on the The name and the cover. www.grantscott.com GO ONLINE FOR MORE EXCLUSIVE TALES FROM THE WORLD OF PHOTOGRAPHY, VISIT WWW.PROFESSIONALPHOTOGRAPHER.CO.UK24 www.professionalphotographer.co.uk
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  25. 25. podcastON YOURWAVELENGTHEvery month we record a free podcast discussing, debating and chatting around a subjectfeatured in the magazine. We post them on our website and you can subscribe for freeand download them via iTunes. So if you haven’t listened in yet, why not give them a try?THIS MONTH’S PODCAST January Issue October IssueMarch Issue ICONS OF PHOTOGRAPHY THE SECRETS OF BEING A PROTHE PERSONAL PROJECT SPECIAL PP Editor Grant Scott and deputy editor Eleanor The team discuss the secrets of professionalThis month the regular team grapple with the O’Kane are joined by regular columnist photography. Veteran pros Grant and Peter relateimportance of creating personal projects for and photojournalist Peter Dench to discuss the their experiences of working alongside othersustaining, promoting and developing a importance of learning from the masters, and photographers and how these have influencedphotographer’s career. Should a photographer debate the point at which they believe a their working practices. With the days of theapproach the project in the same way as a photographer becomes an icon. The team talk communal darkroom and lab long gone, thecommission or adopt a different tack? We look about their own personal favourites and explain opportunity to share news and advice in personat photographers who have got it right and why they think they deserve iconic status. has disappeared. The team looks at new ways ofdiscuss whether there’s such a thing as too networking, including the PP’s United States ofmany introspective personal projects. December Issue Photography support group. PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITIONSAND THOSE YOU MAY HAVE MISSED… Grant Scott is joined by Eleanor O’Kane and September IssueFebruary Issue photographer Peter Dench to discuss the world of THE UNITED STATES OF PHOTOGRAPHYTHE BUSINESS SPECIAL competitions, the contentious Taylor Wessing The regular podcast team of Grant Scott, EleanorThe regular podcast team talk tax, finance and Photographic Portrait Prize and whether there is O’Kane and Peter Dench discuss the creation ofmarketing to coincide with the business special such a thing as a formula for winning. PP’s support group, the United States ofin the February issue. They look at whether Photography, which was launched in thepossessing business and photography skills go November Issue September issue. They talk about the origins ofhand in hand, discuss potential areas where SEXY OR SEXIST? the USP, which was a response to an article onseeking professional advice could reap rewards Grant Scott, Eleanor O’Kane and Peter Dench the loneliness of being a freelance photographer.and ask if current photography students are discuss why some images are seen as sexy while The team also asks if photographers areaware of the importance of business skills when others are labelled sexist. Does it depend on becoming isolated in a digital age and whychoosing a career as a professional photographer. context or are there other factors at play? support groups are more important than ever. PP28 www.professionalphotographer.co.uk
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  27. 27. dispatches Clive Booth tales from the frontline of professional photography This month: Like many of us I am acutely aware of the importance of being far more visible online and making sense of and using social Clive ponders the networking to gain a regular audience, retain it and ultimately generate more work and importance of building an income. This whole subject raises more questions than answers and I’m not sure if anyone can online profile and shares answer with a high degree of certainty. It is most his ideas and experience likely that our web and social media presence will play an increasingly important role in whether we on getting it right. win or lose commissions. The power of our virtual presence cannot be underestimated; it is the web that, as a friend put it, “represents us in CLIVE BOOTH our physical absence” to share with others our work, thoughts and feelings, along with following our career and, sometimes, life journeys.32 www.professionalphotographer.co.uk

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