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TOP IPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY APPS OF 2019

The iphone is my pocket photography darkroom. It is nothing less than a miniature studio in the palm of my hand and in the past year or so it has also become my favourite camera of Choice. And this is taking into account my purchasing the Sony A7 III and...

THE WAKING UP WEEKEND

20 years ago I was dragged up to the north of England by a group of friends who insisted I’d benefit from attending a personal development course that was being run there. Reluctantly I went along, a moment of weakness you might call it. What followed was...

THE MAGICIAN

One thing I’ve learnt the hard way in recent times is to not make any decisions when my frequency, mood is low. Or rather, I need to refer back and to trust the decisions I make when I feel centered - when I'm least 70% happy. Because without a doubt it’s when we make...

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A Photography Workshop that Dares

Janice, Deborah, Alex, Mark, Leanne, Sarah D, Sarah A, Jo and Alison are the reason I facilitate the Dare workshop. It is why I came up with the crazy idea to bring a band of photographers together every few months, to connect, to share, to have fun and to...

The Best Wedding Photography Workshops

It's possibly a little arrogant that I would say my own workshop is one of the best wedding photography workshops around. I understand. But I think sometimes a little arrogance goes a long way and is a worthwhile cross to bare if you truly believe in your...

CAITLIN DARES

If you’re not going to have fun you may as well not bother. I see often photographers come to the workshop and it’s like they’ve forgotten why they started out in photography in the firstplace. They’ve lost the vibe. The buzz. They’ve become entrenched in...

STOP TRYING TO IMPRESS OTHER PHOTOGRAPHERS

  THEY DON’T LIKE YOU ANYWAY "There's a line in the picture where he (Johnny - The Wild One) snarls, 'Nobody tells me what to do.' That's exactly how I've felt all my life." Marlon Brando I’m kind of half kidding about the not liking you part. And … people are too...

DARE – SEPTEMBER 2018

"Those who Dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly." JFK MONDAY (The Calm Before the next day storm). Deborah arrives first. She's a little tired bless on account of her drive. I love Debs immediately and she was like an angel on my shoulder for the...

WHY THOUGHT IS MOSTLY A WASTE OF FU@#IN TIME

How many of you talk to yourselves? I’m talking about ‘THINKING’. How many of you talk to yourselves all of the time? Pretty much every second of your waking life? How about if it is this self talk that stops us from achieving the kind of life we want....

DARE PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS, TRICKS AND TUTORIALS

  STAY INSPIRED When you feel good, you take better photographs. There is no two ways about it. At least this is true in my experience. All of that tortured artist bullshit doesn't wash with me. It's a myth. My best work comes from me feeling good. When I feel good I...

EXPLOSIVE TIME BLOCKING FOR BETTER PRODUCTIVITY

  “One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.” Tony Robbins AUTOPILOT V PURPOSE So what is time...

THE DARE WORKSHOP EXPERIENCE – SEPTEMBER 2018

THE NEXT DARE PHOTO EXPERIENCE LONDON 3-4 September 2018 Price of Admission – £350.00 THE DARE PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE is the primary workshop that I facilitate. This two day event is a fun, alternative, no holds barred approach to wedding and portrait photography...

SMARTSLIDES ROCKS

I've finally gotten round to doing a little write-up for SmartSlides by Pixellu - a wonderfully innovative slideshow facility. Slideshows for me are emparative for my clients experience. Photography and music combined is a wonderful thing and for a while...

DARE FACILITATOR

DARE FACILITATOR Hi. I’m Gary (aka Marshal Gray). Thank you for checking out the Dare website. I came up with the Dare workshop around 5 years ago and I have been facilitating it in London and worldwide ever since. When I first created a workshop it was pretty much a...

THE JOURNEY

the journey The Dare wedding photography training experience is a spontaneous and original approach to learning. Below is a list of some of the topics and modules that will be covered during the two days. However; true creativity demands room to breath so please treat...

WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

what is dare? The Dare Wedding Photography Experience is a fun, alternative, no holds barred approach to wedding photography training; a spirited investigation into what it takes to stand out from the crowd. The workshop transcends all of the cliched approaches to...