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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...

WHAT DO YOU WANT BY GETTING WHAT YOU WANT?

What do you want by getting what you want? Read the question again.  If you got what you wanted in life (you have to use your imagination here guys) what is it that you actually wanted by getting what you want? We all have dreams and goals we aspire to accomplish and...

DARE PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS, TRICKS AND TUTORIALS

  SIMPLIFY (this post is being written by a total hypocrite). How many of you have dozens of apps on your phone and on your desktop for organizing, setting tasks, reminders etc? It’s like somehow we think that a new app is going to organize our life for us. And when...

CALIFORNIA PHOTOGRAPHY TRAINING

It had long been my intention to create a California photography training workshop and in 2015 we did exactly that. A three day workshop spent in the company of an awesome bunch of graduates. The couple modelling in this shoot are Ashley & Leo who I'd first met six...