Free Resources For Photographers

Focused Professional is all about equipping professional photographers to be the best they can be and to get the most out of their businesses. In this section of the website you will find free resources to help you along the way. Our podcast brings you insights and interviews from some of the world’s best photographers. Find out what makes them tick, what works for them and the challenges they face. We also offer business tips, book reviews and more. Please  do bookmark the page and check back often to see what new resources have been added.

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Latest Podcast Episodes

Latest Podcast Episodes

Business & Psychology Tips & Ideas

Mark Rossetto

Mark Rossetto Podcast Episode 13

Motivation, Marketing and Mindset – with Mark Rossetto In this riveting 13th episode of the Focused Professional podcast, our host Joe Lenton interviews professional photography coach, Mark Rossetto. Get ready for a deep dive into marketing, the role of discipline,

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Renee Robyn

Renee Robyn Podcast Episode 12

Challenges of Commercial Photography – with Renee Robyn Welcome to the 12th episode of the Focused Professional Podcast. This episode features an exclusive interview with the brilliant Renee Robyn, known for her world class photography and composite images. With 25+

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Gary Hughes - headshot

Gary Hughes Podcast Episode 11

Building a Flourishing Photography Business – with Gary Hughes We begin season 2 of The Focused Professional Podcast with another world class international photographer and educator, Gary Hughes. He is particularly known and in demand for his headshot photography. Gary

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The podcast is available through most streaming apps or you can listen to all episodes on our podcast page

Business & Psychology Tips & Ideas

Mark Rossetto

Mark Rossetto Podcast Episode 13

Motivation, Marketing and Mindset – with Mark Rossetto In this riveting 13th episode of the Focused Professional podcast, our host Joe Lenton interviews professional photography coach, Mark Rossetto. Get ready for a deep dive into marketing, the role of discipline, motivation and supportive community for building a successful photography business. Mark and Joe share their

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Gary Hughes - headshot

Gary Hughes Podcast Episode 11

Building a Flourishing Photography Business – with Gary Hughes We begin season 2 of The Focused Professional Podcast with another world class international photographer and educator, Gary Hughes. He is particularly known and in demand for his headshot photography. Gary recently put himself through the adrenaline-inducing ordeal of having his work scrutinised by a panel

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The podcast is available through most streaming apps or you can listen to all episodes on our podcast page

Book Reviews & Recommended Reading

Mindset - The New Psychology of Success by Carl Dweck - Book Cover image

Mindset – Book Review

Exploring types of mindset. Can help with: growth, confidence, inferiority complex, reducing stress, dealing with “failure”, achieving more, relating to others, how you approach challenges.

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Free Downloads

Photography Brief Template

Outline for writing a photography brief

A photography brief is a concise way of bringing together all of the requirements for a job. It gives you a summary where you can collect all of the important information to make sure that the right people turn up at the right place at the right time. Having an agreed brief in place can help avoid potential confusion later down the line as everyone knows what is going to happen and what is expected. This free download gives you a template as a starting point for your own brief. It can also be a useful reminder of all that could be involved when putting together estimates or quotes.

Links to Other Useful Free Resources:

Communicating with pictures – an introduction to thinking about images as visual communication

Why to use tilt-shift lenses for product photography – controlling perspective and focus

Understanding Colour – an in-depth guide to colour for photographers

Guide to Packshot Photography – learn key skills for photography products on white

Should you show prices on your website? – arguments for and against showing a price list on your site

How to create award-winning images – if you want to win awards there are some things to consider

How to use images to boost your SEO – tips from a top SEO professional on making the most of images

Complete Guide to Product Photography – tips to get you started in commercial photography

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