Author: Grant Scott

Grant Scott

Grant Scott has worked with professional photography and photographers for over twenty-five years as an art director, creative director, editor, publisher, writer and photographer. He is currently the founding editor of www.unitednationsofphotography.com and a Senior Lecturer in Photography at the University of Gloucestershire. Also, Grant was recently made a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK.

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Pro Photo Tips for Students: What makes a successful photograph?

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Click here for more Pro Tips for Students videos by Grant Scott I LIKE IT, WHY DON’T YOU? One of the most difficult aspects of changing photography is that any comment that is made is subjective: it is somebody’s opinion that you may or may not agree with. This instantly provides a problem for you as…

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Pro Photo Tips for Students – Editing vs. Post-production

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WHAT EDITING MEANS I often hear young photographers refer to adjusting photographs in Photoshop as editing. It is not! That is post-production, and it is essential within the world of professional photography that you use and understand the correct language to use when referring to the processes of photography. Choosing the right image to show…

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The Art of the Edit

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Over the years in which I have been involved with professional photography I have edited literally thousands of images—and that is how you learn how to edit. You have to look at photographs, lots of photographs, created by other photographers; you cannot learn to edit by looking purely at your own work. It is often…

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That’s Not A Fashion Photograph…

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There seems to be a serious misunderstanding amongst photographers hoping to be seen as and work as fashion photographers about what constitutes a fashion photograph. I cannot count the amount of times that I have been presented with a portfolio or website of ‘fashion images’ by an enthusiastic but commercially naïve aspiring fashion photographer, leaving…

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The Moving Image is Here to Stay and this is Why

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The moving image is the brash newcomer to the world of professional photography and I embraced it just a few months after it made its entrance. As I have previously stated I am not somebody who is obsessed by cameras or technology, but I cannot talk about the importance of the moving image without discussing…

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AUDIO: Podcast with Jim Stephenson
Professional Photography: The New Global Landscape Explained

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This podcast is part of a series of podcasts that have been created to accompany the launch of Grant Scott’s book Professional Photography: The New Global Landscape Explained. Jim Stephenson is a photographer and filmmaker concerned with the documentation of architecture, interiors and the built environment. In the past few years, Jim’s work has taken…

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