Photography Show NEC 2019

Mar 6th, 2019 Photography Kam Assi 3 min read

It’s that time of year again where we start thinking about annual Photography Show at the NEC Birmingham 16-19th March. The show now also incorporates The Video Show which demonstrates the huge change in the industry for professional photographers and it will be interesting to see how much more video content there is this year compared to 2018. I’ll be going along with my team…

Camera, Videos, Blogs..they’re back!

Mar 1st, 2019 Photography Kam Assi 1 min read

It’s been a while since I updated these pages, I had all good intentions of writing regularly when I first started and this blog seemed to be getting a lot of interaction. Unfortunately…or fortunately the workload got too heavy as it does every year and having taken on another two people to join the team I thought it would make my life a little easier,…

Wedding photographers dressed smart

Time for wedding photographers to smarten up?

Aug 30th, 2018 Photography Kam Assi 2 min read

At a wedding my team and I shot last week the bride met us at the door of her parents house and said ‘Wow! You all look so smart”, there were four of us, two photographers and two videographers. That instant first impression on the day was made and from that moment on we were treated as professionals on the day, the fact we were…

The best SD Card Readers

Problems with Card Readers!

Aug 23rd, 2018 Photography Kam Assi 1 min read

I’ve purchased a fair few memory card readers over the years to download, CF, SD, MicroSD and XQD (Nikon D4s ) cards and I’m not sure if it’s me but I’ve never had one that’s lasted more than a year….they just seem to…stop! My last purchase was one from www.wexphotovideo made by Prospec Imaging, it’s lasted a matter of months and is no longer recognised by…

Guest Post: Creating a professional website for your business

Aug 15th, 2018 Photography Kam Assi 2 min read

We all know that having a professional looking website is one of the keys to running a small business as well as selling online. At theimagefile we have been creating beautiful looking, professional websites for UK based photographers since 2000. With our experience in the photographic industry, we understand how busy professional photographers are and that redesigning or create a whole new website from scratch can…

Fujifilm gfx 50s

Fuji GFX 50s at Sim Imaging

Jun 8th, 2018 Photography, Reviews Kam Assi 8 min read

I was kindly invited by simimaging to their Fuji GFX 50s Open Day, so I went along together with a colleague to chat to the Fuji expert James Gilbert who gave me us a brief run through of this new medium format camera.       I’ve been in the industry for over 30 years and in that time worked with a variety of large and medium format…

Wedding photographers and video

Are ‘Bidding’ sites producing results for you?

Jun 4th, 2018 Photography Kam Assi 1 min read

A very short blog! For quite some time now I’ve noticed how ‘bidding’ sites are increasing in Google listings when searching for something. If you’re not sure what a ‘bidding’ site is I’m talking about companies such as Bark.com and Bidvine.com where potential customers looking for say a wedding photographer enter their details and budget which is then listed for all photographers to reply to….

Wedding videos large file sizes

Before you buy your next camera….Consider this…

May 31st, 2018 Photography Kam Assi 4 min read

As a working professional I usually keep my eyes open for the latest equipment released by camera and video manufacturers. I’ve always had this nagging doubt about the relevance of my equipment; the problem with technology, as we all know, is that it’s out of date as soon as you buy it, particularly computers. Cameras and video cameras are always evolving and it’s hard to…

Social media photographers, Bedford, Abraxas Photography

Photographers…You and Social Media.

May 21st, 2018 Photography Kam Assi 6 min read

Hate it, ignore it or embrace it, you know it’s there…. Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Linkedin, Twitter and this blog you’re reading now, plus thousands of other blogs continually trying to get in to our heads (and mobiles). I spoke to a photographer a few weeks ago (yes I really did) and we were talking about where we get our work, now I don’t know him…

Wedding albums that lay flat

GFS Smith – Product Review

May 10th, 2018 Photography, Reviews Kam Assi 6 min read

GF Smith https://www.gfsmith.com/ have been one of my album suppliers for well over 10 ten years, they also supply my business with mounts, folders, overlays and frames.  The service has always been excellent, products are delivered on time, questions are answered immediately and if there’s any errors on products they’re rectified without fuss – saying that, there are very rarely any errors. The only time we…