Asia Assignments

Hidden opportunities

There’s a secret beach near where I swim. It has cathedral sized caves set into the cliffs with natural pillars and deep blue green pools which turn black as they disappear into the gaping darkness. I call it the Magic Kingdom. My hubby calls it Narnia because it’s only accessible through a hidden cave, and

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4 steps to embracing the current situation

I’m hearing such a diverse range of situations that photographers and reps are in at the moment. From mad busy, to closing shop. So I thought I’d give you some things to consider if you’re a photographer feeling indecisive about next steps (because who isn’t at the moment?) 1. Don’t let your inability to travel

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Happy Lunar New Year!

It’s the first week of the Chinese Lunar New year which began 3 days ago on Sunday (25th January). This is the year of the Metal Rat. In the Chinese Zodiac it is said that ‘On the surface the Metal Rat appears positive and confident, but deep down they can be troubled by worries that

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4 ways to look like an international shooter.

I see a lot of photography. LOTS. Through judging, reviewing, blitzing, and editing folios & websites there are many recurring themes that come up and understandably one of them is travel. Even when I ask photographers the billionaire question (what would you do if you had limitless money?) a regular answer is ‘Travel and shoot’ Let’s face

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How to get in front of award winning creatives

It’s a well known fact amongst agents and photographers alike that if you shoot an advertising campaign that then goes on to win a big fat juicy award or two, such as a Cannes Lion, or a D&AD pencil, you’ll be getting lots of calls from new clients. Sure, you should definitely be entering good

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CA+ is back, and here’s why you should go

When I was repping photographers I would scoot over to Singapore (and Hong Kong, and beyond) several times a year. Heading off for a sales trip was always a feat of co-ordination and planning. Appointments had to be made with as many people as possible, which, because they are mostly creatives, is a little like herding

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Build it and they will come

Just before Christmas a car crashed into my house. The driver lost control on the bend, over corrected, narrowly missed three terrified joggers, ploughed through our front garden taking with it a mature Camelia, a Daytura, an old rose and a 12 ft Nikau Palm before hitting the wall of the room in which I’d

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