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How to Photograph Fireworks Like A Pro

Bonfire Night is an absolute treat for photographers – hours of brilliant, visual displays that make for fantastic content, interspersed with touching images of families and friends enjoying the spectacle. As with all great photography, there’s a knack to getting your shots right. We’ve composed a quick and easy guide that’ll help you capture those epic moments and boost your night photography skills.

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FocalAgent Expert Photographers on: the rules of photography

Whether or not Picasso actually said it, the idea of "learning the rules like a pro so you can break them like an artist" is one that rings true with the pioneering panel of FocalAgent Expert Photographers:  Rob Buttle, expert on wedding photography  Neil Isherwood, expert on forensic photography  Laura Laws, expert on portrait photography Hennie Wellman, expert on editorial photography To them, some rules are just made to be broken and some should always be followed. Read on to find out which; and in the comments, let us know which ones you do - and don't! - break. 

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FocalAgent Expert Photographers on: self-promotion

Skill is just one part of setting up a successful freelance photography business. As readers of our Marketing Masterclass will remember, there's a lot to remember: from business cards to social media. The FocalAgent Expert Photographers tell us how they go about promoting and marketing their photography businesses to gain more contracts, jobs and projects. The panel includes:

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FocalAgent Expert Photographers on: transferable skills

In January, we introduced our first ever panel of Expert Photographers: Rob Buttle, expert on wedding photography  Neil Isherwood, expert on forensic photography  Laura Laws, expert on portrait photography Hennie Wellman, expert on editorial photography So far, we've heard about their backgrounds and their favourite pieces of kit. This month, the FocalAgent Expert Photographers discuss the transferable skills they brought from other professional photography areas and into their property work. Read on to find out how these skills help them do a better job.

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FocalAgent Expert Photographers on: the best piece of kit they've ever bought

In January, we introduced our first panel of FocalAgent Expert Photographers. For the next few months, you'll be hearing from:  Rob Buttle, expert on wedding photography  Neil Isherwood, expert on forensic photography  Laura Laws, expert on portrait photography Hennie Wellman, expert on editorial photography In their first panel discussion, they answer a question that every photographer answers differently: what's the best investment you've made with your kit? [Editor's note: Check out the official FocalAgent essential kit list for a property photographer]

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Introducing... 4 FocalAgent Expert Photographers

It's true: we're property photography specialists. But our photographers are a multi-talented bunch. When we spoke to or 760-strong team recently, we found out that: 

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