Big Vs Small – the pay off

Big Vs Small – the pay off

Between 2004 and 2015 I worked for a series of pretty big companies. When I say big, I don’t just mean in terms of numbers of people working there, but also the sophistication of the operations that come with managing staff and their well being. From a dedicated...
The secret for success?

The secret for success?

Many people think the job of a photographer means they are going to just be paid to take photos for a living. Unfortunately this is only half the truth. Being a great photographer is not the only skill you need. Your ‘Photography IQ’ could be really high...
Understanding return on investment

Understanding return on investment

A photographer once told me about a recent wedding fair they had exhibited at. I asked them how much they’d spent on doing it (in region of £1,500) and how many bookings they got from it (one booking for £1,500). To my surprise they seemed very pleased. “I...
Baby steps

Baby steps

I remember really clearly the day I launched Jonny MP Photography. It was September 2011 and I was absolutely bursting with ideas and enthusiasm after shooting my first wedding the month before and the subsequent reaction of the bride and groom to the photos left me...
Welcome to DEVELOP

Welcome to DEVELOP

I’m super excited to be launching DEVELOP this month. It’s something that’s been in my head for a long time but I wanted to wait for the right time – mostly to get wedding season complete for 2017 – but also to build up as much experience...