Steve Bailey [temp44327]
Do you have an online gallery where one can view your photos?
For how long have you done photography? How did you begin?
From a Kodak Brownie many years ago
What has been your education as a photographer?
City and Guilds of London Graphic Arts
What is your favourite type of photography?
What do you try to express through your photography?
One with nature and a soul
How do you choose your subjects?
Via luck and good management
What type of preparation do you do before undertaking the photo session?
Correct lens, correct ISO correct camera settings - Batteries charged
Do you normally photograph with a purpose already in mind, or do you let yourself go with the flow?
A little bit of both - you never know what to expect
Canon, Nikon, Fuji, Sigma, Olympus, Sony, Pentax...which do you place your bets on and why?
I am a Canon user but the others do not spend billions to produce rubbish cameras - Its all about the idiot pressing the button
Describe your current equipment: cameras, lenses, computers, accessories...
Two Canon bodies and six lenses ( Canon 5D & Canon 50D )
What software and plug-ins do you use to retouch and manage your photos?
PS 5 - Nik Color Effex - Lightroom - Photomatix - Portrait Pro
What measures do you take to protect your work against Internet piracy?
Signature only........I am aware it is happening constantly
Are you a good salesperson of your work? In what should you improve?
Yes, I use social media
Are technology and digital retouching reducing the gap between professionals and amateurs?
Do you consider yourself more technical or more artistic?
What have you learned about the art of framing and composition?
How does one develop the instinct of knowing when to press the shutter release button?
Difficult to answer........
When should one use film, and when should one use digital?
Gave up Film in 2003
Does photography have the recognition that it should have in contemporary art museums?
Which websites for photographers do you frequently visit?
Is there any particular technique that you could share?
I underexpose often and recover in Lightroom
Bedford South Africa