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Get the Shot

By GTS Productions
📸 The Photography and Social Media Podcast by @mrjoshdeakin, @jrewillis & @bfhuk. Tune in for a brand-new episode every other Wednesday (Every two weeks) on your favourite platform of choice! Find us on Instagram @gettheshotpodcast.
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#24 - Instagram and Social Media - Talking the facts
Join us for a the final episode of Series 1 where we have a social media discussion about the algorithm, importance of organic growth, remote platforms for working and much more. With the recent global situation (June 2020) - it's more important than ever to understand your audience and grow on platforms as more people try and recover from a period of inactivity.  Do you agree with us? We want to hear from you - visit anchor.fm/gettheshot and leave us a quick 1 minute voice message!  This is our last episode of Series 1, we’ll return in the Autumn 2020 for Series 2!! Follow the team on Instagram:  Josh Deakin - @mrjoshdeakin  Billie Harrison - @bfhuk  John Willis - @jrewillis  SPONSOR:  Don't forget we are sponsored by Paradise Co and you can use our promo code *GTS2020* to get 10% off your order - visit the website at https://www.paradiseco.uk/ today and check out their cool clothing and hat ranges!
01:33:10
June 24, 2020
#23 - Photography Myths
In this episode we discuss a few of the many different Photography Myths that exist on the web and breakdown are they Myth or is there truth to them? You may be surprised what we have to say...  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------  Follow the team on Instagram:  Josh Deakin - @mrjoshdeakin  Billie Harrison - @bfhuk  John Willis - @jrewillis  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------  SPONSOR: Don't forget we are sponsored by Paradise Co and you can use our promo code *GTS2020* to get 10% off your order - visit the website at https://www.paradiseco.uk/ today and check out their cool clothing and hat ranges!
01:13:46
June 10, 2020
#22 - The world of Photography: It’s ups and downs
Join the GTS Team in Episode 22 as we discuss... The world of Photography: It’s ups and downs. One thing we know for sure is you cannot have all the good without the bad, the team discusses their own good and bad experiences, annoyances and what makes photography great for them. 🎙🔊 You never know what we might say, only way to find out is to tune in to Episode 22 now on your podcast app/platform of choice! 🙌🏻🎙📱
01:39:07
May 27, 2020
#21 - Meet the Creator: Thom Bartley (AKA @Bartley.Photo)
Join us for the fifth in a special series of episodes where we "Meet the Creator" - our live guest is Thom Bartley AKA @bartley.photo - a portrait photographer from the West Midlands. As you'd expect we ask all the questions you'd want to know the answers too, maybe some of his answers might surprise you. This is one not to miss! You can find Thom on his Instagram below. Thom's Instagram: https://Instagram.com/bartley.photo  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Follow the team on Instagram: Josh Deakin - @mrjoshdeakin Billie Harrison - @bfhuk John Willis - @jrewillis SPONSOR: Don't forget we are sponsored by Paradise Co and you can use our promo code *GTS2020* to get 10% off your order - visit the website at https://www.paradiseco.uk/ today and check out their cool clothing and hat ranges!
01:33:45
May 13, 2020
#20 - How we are getting through the UK COVID-19 lockdown
Join the team as we discuss how we are getting through our UK COVID-19 lockdown. We record remotely for the first time ever using Zoom, so find out by listening to another episode now! This episode was recorded onthe 30th March, a few days after the UK COVID-19 Lockdown. So anything said in the episode may have changed since recording.  We'd love to hear your thoughts on the lockdown and how you are coping where you are in the world. - feel free to drop us a voice message by visiting https://anchor.fm/gettheshot or email is directly on gettheshotpodcast@gmail.com :)   Don't forget you can follow the team on Instagram: Josh Deakin - @mrjoshdeakin | Billie Harrison - @bfhuk | John Willis @jrewillis    And Finally - don't forget to check out our sponsor: Paradise Co and you can use our promo code *GTS2020* to get 10% off your order - visit the website at https://www.paradiseco.uk/ today and check out their cool clothing and hat ranges!
01:11:26
April 29, 2020
#19 - Shooting film is it in or out?
Join the team as we discuss film photography in a little more detail. Is it a yes or no to the forerunner to digital technology? Find out by listening to another episode now!  We'd love to hear your thoughts on this - feel free to drop us a voice message by visiting https://anchor.fm/gettheshot or email is directly on gettheshotpodcast@gmail.com :)  Don't forget you can follow the team on Instagram: Josh Deakin - @mrjoshdeakin | Billie Harrison - @bfhuk | John Willis @jrewillis   And Finally - don't forget to check out our sponsor: Paradise Co and you can use our promo code *GTS2020* to get 10% off your order - visit the website at https://www.paradiseco.uk/ today and check out their cool clothing and hat ranges! 
47:08
April 15, 2020
#18 - The truth behind the fake profession… Model Photographer
Join the team for a discussion into the profession of a model photographer - does such a profession even really exist? Is it sustainable? We'd love to hear your thoughts on this - feel free to drop us a voice message by visiting https://anchor.fm/gettheshot or email is directly on gettheshotpodcast@gmail.com :) Don't forget you can follow the team on Instagram: Josh Deakin - @mrjoshdeakin | Billie Harrison - @bfhuk | John Willis @jrewillis  And Finally - don't forget to check out our sponsor: Paradise Co and you can use our promo code *GTS2020* to get 10% off your order - visit the website at https://www.paradiseco.uk/ today and check out their cool clothing and hat ranges! Original article that inspired  this episode can be found here: https://bit.ly/2WSvdKC
43:00
April 1, 2020
#17 - Photography Workflows
Join the team for an in depth overview of our workflows. From our gear, to our shooting styles, to how we arrange shoots, edit, share and finally backup our creations. We'd love to hear your thoughts on this - feel free to drop us a voice message by visiting https://anchor.fm/gettheshot or email is directly on gettheshotpodcast@gmail.com :) Don't forget you can follow the team on Instagram: Josh Deakin - @mrjoshdeakin | Billie Harrison - @bfhuk | John Willis @jrewillis  And Finally - don't forget to check out our sponsor: Paradise Co and you can use our promo code *GTS2020* to get 10% off your order - visit the website at https://www.paradiseco.uk/ today and check out their cool clothing and hat ranges!
02:18:07
March 18, 2020
#16 - Meet the Creator: Phil Leighton
Join us for the fourth in a special series of episodes where we "meet the creator" - our live guest is Phil Leighton - a portrait photographer from the West Midlands. As you'd expect we ask all the questions you'd want to know the answers to - such as his story, his vision and his ambitions for the future - and many more - and maybe some of his answers might surprise you. We take Phil back to the first time he picked up a camera and discuss his current and previous projects and more. This is one not to miss! You can find Phil on all the major social media networks: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/phildleighton Twitter: https://twitter.com/phildleighton Website: https://philipleighton.com ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Follow the team on Instagram: Josh Deakin - @mrjoshdeakin Billie Harrison - @bfhuk John Willis @jrewillis SPONSOR: Don't forget we are sponsored by Paradise Co and you can use our promo code *GTS2020* to get 10% off your order - visit the website at https://www.paradiseco.uk/ today and check out their cool clothing and hat ranges!
01:38:45
March 4, 2020
#15 - Our bad habits & pet peeves
Join the team for episode 15 where we discuss our bad habits (some of them will probably surprise you!). In the second part of the episode we discuss our pet peeves and what "grinds our gears".   This is an episode we really enjoyed recording Quick Mention: Don't forget to get involved in our listener challenge :) More details in episode 14! Check it out!  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Follow the team on Instagram: Josh Deakin - @mrjoshdeakin Billie Harrison - @bfhuk John Willis @jrewillis SPONSOR: Don't forget we are sponsored by Paradise Co and you can use our promo code *GTS2020* to get 10% off your order - visit the website at https://www.paradiseco.uk/ today and check out their cool clothing and hat ranges!
01:35:40
February 19, 2020
#14 - Protecting Images, Branding, Listener Challenge and more!
Join the team for episode 14 where we discuss if people should bother protecting images with watermarks. We also look into if we think business cards are still a thing - and finally look into a brief overview of some potential website platforms you might consider. In the second part of the episode we hand the challenge to you the listeners for our smartphone photography challenge - all is revealed in the episode - but you can use the hashtag #gts_rotschallenge or email your pictures to gettheshotpodcast@gmail.com Finally we discuss a wide range of YouTuber's who keep us inspired and help us learn along the way.  This is an episode we really enjoyed recording - get involved in our listener challenge :) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Follow the team on Instagram: Josh Deakin - @mrjoshdeakin Billie Harrison - @bfhuk John Willis @jrewillis SPONSOR: Don't forget we are sponsored by Paradise Co and you can use our promo code *GTS2020* to get 10% off your order - visit the website at https://www.paradiseco.uk/ today and check out their cool clothing and hat ranges!
01:29:20
February 5, 2020
#13 - New Year Photography Challenges
This episode of GTS you get to hear our thoughts on setting yourself a challenge (photography projects) and some of our thoughts on the value these place on photographers. We discuss things like 365 challenges, 52 challenge  as well as the rise of people going back to film and black and white photography.  Don't forget we are sponsored by Paradise Co and you can use our promo code *GTS2020* to get 10% off your order - visit the website at https://www.paradiseco.uk today and check out their cool clothing and hat ranges!
43:47
January 22, 2020
#12 - Meet the Creator: Ross Jukes
Don't forget we are sponsored by Paradise Co and you can use our promo code *GTS2020* to get 10% off your order - visit the website at https://www.paradiseco.uk/ today and check out their cool clothing and hat ranges! Join us for the third in a special series of episodes where we "meet the creator" - our live guest is Ross Jukes - one of Birmingham's leading photographers.  As you'd expect we ask all the questions you'd want to know the answers to and many more - and maybe some of his answers might surprise you.  We take Ross back to the start of his career and discuss the Birmingham photography scene and more. This is one not to miss! Can can find Ross on all the major social media networks: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rossjukes/ YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/gettheshotrossyt
01:08:52
January 8, 2020
#11 - Meet the Creator: Kyle Grazier
Join us for the second in a special series of episodes where we "meet the creator" - our live guest is Kyle Grazier - male model, actor and more!  As you'd expect we ask all the questions you'd want to know the answers as well as many more - and maybe some of his answers might surprise you.  If you are interested in anything creative this is a man of many talents - listen to find out more. This is one not to miss! Check out Kyle on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/graziergram Don't forget we are sponsored by Paradise Co and you can use our promo code *GTS2020* to get 10% off your order - visit the website at https://www.paradiseco.uk/ today and check out their cool clothing and hat ranges!
01:17:47
December 27, 2019
#10 - Top 10 (ish) Tips to take better photos
Join your hosts Josh Deakin aka @mrjoshdeakin, John Willis aka @jrewillis and Billie Harrison aka @bfhuk again for the 10th episode of GTS! In this episode we focus on how you can easily take better photos by following some simple tips and tricks. Avoid some common mistakes that after years of experience between us all we've learnt from so you don't have to! This and much more on this episode of the Get the Shot. We hope enjoy this episode. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram and Twitter. @gettheshotpodcast on Instagram and @GTS_Podcast on Twitter.
01:00:34
December 11, 2019
#9 - Is the DSLR Dead?
Join your hosts John, Josh and Billie once again for an in depth discussion about if now is the time to ditch your DSLR. We discuss the benefits and some potential drawbacks to making the switch to mirrorless cameras. Don't forget you can get involved by sending us a 1 minute moment - visit http://anchor.fm/gettheshot and click "Send Voice Message"
01:37:27
November 27, 2019
#8 - Meet the Creator: Gareth Welch
Join us for the first in a special series of episodes where we "meet the creator" - our first live guest host is Gareth Welch - and we ask all the questions you'd expect and many more - and maybe some of his answers might surprise you. We take Gareth back to his first job after leaving school to running a successful business of his own. This is one not to miss!
01:25:53
November 13, 2019
#7 - Why do you take Photos & Receiving Feedback/Constructive Criticism
Join your hosts Josh Deakin aka @mrjoshdeakin, John Willis aka @jrewillis and Billie Harrison aka @bfhuk again for the 7th episode of GTS! In this episode we focus on Why do we take photos? What's the motive behind it, we break down what it means for us all, we also analyse the world of Feedback and Constructive Criticism and how people receive it and react to it. Helping them build on it and can people be too critical also? This and much more on this episode of the Get the Shot. We hope enjoy this episode. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram and Twitter. @gettheshotpodcast on Instagram and @GTS_Podcast on Twitter.
45:20
October 30, 2019
#6 - Beginners Guide to Photography
Join your hosts Josh Deakin aka @mrjoshdeakin, John Willis aka @jrewillis and Billie Harrison aka @bfhuk again for the 6th episode of GTS! In this episode we focus on Beginners in Photography and try to make our own Beginners Guide to Photography that includes tips & tricks, first buys and much more on this episode of Get the Shot. We hope enjoy this episode. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram and Twitter. @gettheshotpodcast on Instagram and @GTS_Podcast on Twitter.
48:29
October 16, 2019
#5 - Essential Photographer Gear & Mobile Editing: Is it worth it?
Join your hosts Josh Deakin aka @mrjoshdeakin, John Willis aka @jrewillis and Billie Harrison aka @bfhuk again for the 5th episode of GTS! In this episode we talk about the Essential Photographer Gear, Mobile editing: is it worth it? Plus... many more things on this episode. We hope enjoy this episode. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram and Twitter. @gettheshotpodcast on Instagram and @GTS_Podcast on Twitter.
42:35
October 2, 2019
#4 - The Impact of Photography & Could you make it your career?
Join your hosts Josh Deakin aka @mrjoshdeakin, John Willis aka @jrewillis and Billie Harrison aka @bfhuk again for the 4th episode of GTS! In this episode we talk about the Impact of Photography, Changing Photography styles/genres, Could you make photography your career? and many more things on this episode. We hope enjoy this episode. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram and Twitter. @gettheshotpodcast on Instagram and @GTS_Podcast on Twitter.
32:24
September 18, 2019
#3 - Does Gear MATTER?!
Join your hosts Josh Deakin aka @mrjoshdeakin, John Willis aka @jrewillis and Billie Harrison aka @bfhuk again for the 3rd episode of GTS! In this episode we try to answer the question: Does Gear MATTER?! - We also chat about gear we all shoot with and chat about the rise in the Smartphone Cameras on the market briefly and touch on why people don't always invest in DSLR's etc. We hope enjoy this episode. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram and Twitter. @gettheshotpodcast on Instagram and @GTS_Podcast on Twitter.
41:42
September 4, 2019
#2 - Portrait Photography, Photographing Strangers & Networking with others!!
  Join your hosts Josh Deakin aka @mrjoshdeakin, John Willis aka @jrewillis and Billie Harrison aka @bfhuk again for the 2nd episode of GTS! In this episode we talk about what got us all into portrait photography, we discuss how photographing strangers can be liberating and a challenge all at the same time and we talk networking events - how they work, why we like them and possible issues you might encounter. We hope enjoy this episode. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram and Twitter. @gettheshotpodcast on Instagram and @GTS_Podcast on Twitter.
41:37
August 21, 2019
#1 - Return of GTS... but better, Instagram's slow death & Camera gear nerd out!!
Hello everyone and welcome back to the AMAZING *NEW* REBOOT of the Get the Shot Podcast which is now brought to you by your hosts Josh Deakin aka @mrjoshdeakin, John Willis aka @jrewillis and Billie Harrison aka @bfhuk!! In this first Inaugural episode we talk about The current state of Instagram for engagement & many other factors. We also geek out chatting photography gear from many manufactures and other also take a deep dive into photography platforms such as Flickr and why Instagram overtook it and many more things!! We hope enjoy our first episode. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram and Twitter. @gettheshotpodcast on Instagram and @GTS_Podcast on Twitter.
01:01:20
July 30, 2019