LaCie DJI Copilot

Jun 29th, 2018 Reviews Kam Assi 3 min read

I paid a visit to the  mediaproductionshow at Olympia a couple of weeks ago and came across a new product; the Lacie dji-copilot which has recently just been launched but not yet on sale. I’ve been eager to try/buy one but although it’s listed on www.wexphotovideo, Amazon and plenty of other dealers there seems to be actual release date.   The guys on the www.lacie.com stand spent a lot…

Qualfied drone operators near Bedford

Not qualified to fly drones? Don’t take the risk

Jun 25th, 2018 Drone Filming Kam Assi 1 min read

A lot of photographers and videographers are now using drones and it’s recently become an essential part of my business. Prior to being legally qualified for commercial purposes we outsourced the work to another company who had a lot of experience, a lot of equipment, the know how of how to tackle big jobs and most of all they were legally able to fly for…

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had this nagging doubt about the relevance of my equipment; the problem with technology, as we all know, is that it’s out of date as soon as you buy it, particularly computers.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…

Fujifilm gfx 50s

New Fujifilm GFX 50S Camera on show at Sim Imaging

May 17th, 2018 Reviews Kam Assi 1 min read

simimaging and  fujifilm would like to invite you to discover the Fujifilm GFX 50S medium format camera. During the event you will have the opportunity to look at the incredible GFX system followed by a tour of the photo lab. We’ll also throw in a beer while you’re looking around (on us, of course)! Fujifilm GFX experts will be available to demonstrate the GFX system, allowing you to…

Photoshop workflow

Learning Photoshop – Step by Step…

May 14th, 2018 Learning and Education Kam Assi 3 min read

When it comes to starting out in the world of editing and image manipulation it often feels quite overwhelming for a lot of people in the early stages. It’s important to note that this is a completely normal way to feel when starting out, it’s a like learning an instrument. On the photography courses my team and I run we’re always ready to remind our…

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…

Camera servicing for photographers

Wedding Photographers – Are you prepared for the wedding season?

Apr 24th, 2018 Photography Kam Assi 3 min read

For my team the ‘wedding season’ started at the beginning of February, having been established for over 24 years I’m fortunate that these years bring in a considerable amount of recommendations continually keeping my team and I busy throughout most of the year. Of course it’s much harder to have a diary crammed full with bookings for new businesses but persevere and it will pay…