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[27 Apr 2013 Comments Off on BBC: Economics of being a model | 1,326 views]

Interesting article on the BBC site about earning a living as a model
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8356921.stm
A good working commercial girl will make between £30,000 and £50,000 a year
From my experience hourly rates range from £15 – £150, but a typical locally working model can expect around £25, with the better models running at around £45 / hour.   Now, I’m not talking about leading models here, just local girls who are promoting themselves locally.   So, with a bit of effort promoting yourself you ought be able to achieve £150 a day and be working …

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[15 Apr 2013 | 2 Comments | 23,326 views]

Had a call this week from a bride who had booked a photographer and basically got crap photos and crap service.
She gave me the name and I looked them up.   £50 an hour of shooting was what they were charging.
OK, let me tell you, you are gonna get what you pay for at £50/hour!
On the face of it, it sort of sounds reasonable, that’s about what a hair-dresser or plumber might charge.   But trust me, with photographers what goes on behind the scenes is just as important as what happens …

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[11 Apr 2013 Comments Off on Love is the drug!! – Here comes the science… | 1,348 views]


Have you heard of the natural hormone “oxytocin”?   It’s become known as the “Love Drug”, because it is the thing in your body that makes your heart go Boom, Boom, Boom, your tummy flip-flop and everything else that happens to you when you are “in love”
 
It also is the hormone that makes mothers bond with their babies and seems to have a general empathy effect too.
 
Well Linda Geddes got married and asked Paul Zak, the leading scientist in the field of oxytocin, to monitor what happens to her body on …

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