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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