Finding Inspiration : Photalife Talks Episode 22

This week's podcast is all about inspiration and finding inspiration. 

Everyone at some point will need a little inspiration, but where do you look for this? So I thought I'd talk about where I find inspiration and who inspires me. 

At this time of year, there is nothing better than getting out and enjoying the fresh air. Rather than heading out with a camera in hand it is often better just to down tools and enjoy the World.

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New Partnership Tool on Instagram : Photalife Talks Episode 21

This week's podcast is about the new partnership tool on Instagram. 

Over the next couple of weeks, you will start to notice on Instagram there will be a new “Paid partnership with” sub-header on posts and stories (where the location usually is). This is for when there is a paid partnership in place. 

A few weeks ago Facebook rolled out something very similar so it was never going to be long before Instagram followed suit. 

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My Unsplash Journey : Photalife Talks Episode 20

This week I wanted to talk about Unsplash and why I use it and why you should too. 

I have just ticked over 4 million views on Unsplash and it seemed like the perfect time to talk about it. For those that don't know Unsplash is, it's a HD stock photography platform. It's completely different from the stereotypical stock photography sites. 

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Brand and Blogger Collaborations : Photalife Talks Episode 18

This week's podcast is about collaborations.

For me there are two different types of collaborations, the first is working with brands and PR companies. This is a great way to build a relationship with brands and can be great from a monetary point of view.   

It's important to get the terms from the off, what are you getting from this partnership? Links? Shares? Or just money? I've found if you accept a free campaign they'll never some back to you with an offer of money the next time. 

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Photo Walks & Trey Ratcliff : Photalife Talks Podcast Episode 17

This week's podcast is about photo walks and mainly about the photo walk, I went on last weekend.

The walk was hosted by Trey Ratcliff in the beautiful surroundings of Hyde Park in London. 

If you've never visited Hyde Park before I really recommend it. 

The event started at 6 pm for a little meetup and then the walk began at 7 pm. The light was brilliant at this point but it was to get even better. 

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