We had the pleasure of sitting down with photographer / director Finn O’Hara several months ago to talk about representation. Unfortunately we weren’t able to get to editing the interview until recently but the wait is over! Finn is an established photographer with a lot of experience and great clients, so we turned to him to tell […]Read more "Finn O’Hara on Representation"
Terms like “on the ball” and “organized” can serve as euphemisms for “control freak” and “bossypants.” I like to think of myself as the former, but know I can be the latter. Which is why I often have a hard time working on group projects. I have strong ideas, and I like to see them […]Read more "You’re Not The Boss, So Stop Being Bossy! (Some Basic Rules For Collaboration)"
I think sometimes that as artists, we hold on to things. Because many of us create objects, objects themselves become precious to us. There are lots of things that deserve to be honoured, and kept, and celebrated. But there are also things that are just that. Things. So when do you let stuff go?Read more "Purging"
You may have already picked up on the fact that we’re big fans of lifelong learning here at Knock Twice. Knowing what you don’t know, or fleshing out what you do know are both really valuable to help you grow as an artist, a business owner, and a person in general. Which is why we’re […]Read more "Luminance 2012"
I’ve been feeling a little burnt-out lately. I think this happens to everyone regardless of your working situation but I find it’s more common with those of us who freelance. From one perspective the work never stops – there is always something to do and someone to email. On the other hand you’re not obliged to do […]Read more "Dealing with Burnout"
Remember our roundup of blogs we think you should be following? Well, the blog for Westside Studio was one of them. The blog is entertaining, updated regularly, and full of pretty pictures. What more could you want from a photo blog? How about a fabulous new feature they’ve started called “How Much Did That Photo […]Read more "Because We’re Professionally Nosy"
One of the most desired jobs these days seems to be editorial portrait photographer. What’s not to want? You get to spend time with celebrities, get paid, and have your photographs published by newspapers and magazines. Jennifer Roberts is a Toronto-based editorial photographer and photojournalist. She was part of the elite Eddie Adams workshop, and […]Read more "That’s A Job! (Editorial Photographer/Photojournalist)"