LightSource Podcast Interview Series

E049 Jock McDonald

In this edition of LightSource, Bill and Ed talk with celebrity and child photographer Jock McDonald.


Bill Crawford, publisher of (Flickr)
Ed Hidden, exclusive photographer (Flickr)

Theme Music:

Sean Campbell and Steve Hill (

Special Guest:

Jock McDonald, commercial, celebrity and child photographer.

Jock McDonald

Jock McDonald Photos

LightSource Episode 49 (Interview Series) [54:08 minutes]



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In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

Special Guest Jock McDonald discusses:

  • Learning photography through mentors
  • Making mistakes
  • Having the world for a studio
  • Learning from imitation
  • Taking risky shots
  • Buying ice in Canada
  • Why laughter is important
  • The power of a still image
  • The psychology around portraiture
  • Using humor during a session
  • Giving children rules to get results
  • Favorite gear and never using the same lighting
  • Using film and digital media
  • His upcoming Digital Photography Workshop

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