About gfairbairn

George is an award winning editorial and advertising portrait photographer based in the UK. George has photographed some of the biggest names in music such as Twenty One Pilots and Alice Cooper for magazines like Kerrang and Rocksound. George created BeMoreGeorge as a tongue in cheek answer to photographers not shouting about how awesome they are enough. George is a working professional photographer that wants to inspire other photographers to take control of their business and be more awesome.

BEMOREGEORGE | Episode 27 | Interview: Maggie Sienicka

By | February 5th, 2018|Be More George - The Podcast of photography AWESOMENESS|

In this episode I chat with fine art portrait photographer Maggie Sienicka.  Maggie creates amazingly detailed and styled portraits.  In this episode she talks us through her career, where she gets inspiration and how she ended shooting with she shoots.   Listen to the Podcast:     Join the Facebook Group for More [...]

BEMOREGEORGE | Episode 26 | Brand Planning

By | January 22nd, 2018|Be More George - The Podcast of photography AWESOMENESS|

In this weeks episode I talk about something we all should be doing, brand planning.  Every year my wife and I sit down and do a brand plan for my business for the next year.  This doesn't have to be something done at the end of the year, that just happens to be when we [...]

BEMOREGEORGE | Episode 25 | Interview with Gary Hughes

By | December 11th, 2017|Be More George - The Podcast of photography AWESOMENESS|

In this weeks episode I chat with commercial head shot photographer Gary Hughes.  Based out of Orlando Florida, Gary has built a headshot photography empire.  This empire was started at possibly the worst time, the beginning of the 2008 financial crisis.  But with perseverance and fear of not trying, Gary has built a solid and [...]

BEMOREGEORGE | Episode 24 | Interview with Terrie Jones of The Societies

By | November 27th, 2017|Be More George - The Podcast of photography AWESOMENESS|

In this weeks episode I chat with Terrie Jones of The Societies of Photographers.  We talk about everything to do with photographic competitions.  Why you should enter.  What the judges are looking for.  What the process is for entering.   If you have never entered a photographic competition before, you should!  Have a listen to [...]

BEMOREGEORGE | Episode 23 | Interview With Von Wong

By | November 13th, 2017|Be More George - The Podcast of photography AWESOMENESS|

In this weeks episode I chat with the truly awesome, and truly inspirational Ben Von Wong.  Ben has a very unique journey into photography.  From being a mining engineer, becoming an event photographer, and then finding a way to use photography to make the world a better place.  This is a must listen interview.   [...]

BEMOREGEORGE | Episode 22 | Why We Work For Ourselves

By | October 30th, 2017|Be More George - The Podcast of photography AWESOMENESS|

Why do you work for yourself?  Or, why do you want to work for yourself?  Not everybody has a clearly defined reason.  This episode should help with that as I give you my reasons for working for myself.  More time for my family, I get to do what I love, and I can do it [...]

BEMOREGEORGE | Episode 21: Customer Service

By | August 14th, 2017|Be More George - The Podcast of photography AWESOMENESS|

Customer service... it's an area a lot of photographers are just really bad at.  Seriously... there are some photographers out there that are really, really bad at customer service.  But, it doesn't have to be this way!  Providing good customer service is easy, and it all starts with empathy and not being defensive...which is where [...]

BEMOREGEORGE | Episode 20: Interview with James Musselwhite

By | August 7th, 2017|Be More George - The Podcast of photography AWESOMENESS|

James Musslewhite, some of you know him for his amazing wrestling portraits (Portrait of a Wrestler) and others will know him from his newborn and family portraits or workshops.  James is an all around awesome photographer, and a helluva nice guy.  In this weeks episode I chat with James Musselwhite, and while we don't really [...]

BEMOREGEORGE | Episode 19: Exposure – Is It Really Bad?

By | July 31st, 2017|Be More George - The Podcast of photography AWESOMENESS|

Exposure, the ultimate dirty word in the world of photography.  But, is it really that bad?  Is working for exposure always a bad thing? No, no it's not.  In this weeks episode I talk about the two types of exposure that you are likely to encounter - Useless and Not Useless.  There are times when [...]

BEMOREGEORGE | Episode 18: Interview with Anthony Gould-Davies

By | July 24th, 2017|Be More George - The Podcast of photography AWESOMENESS|

Interview with Anthony Gould-Davies, otherwise known as AGD or that funny photographer that wears two pairs of glasses on his head that was on Come Dine With Me.  In this weeks episode of the Be More George podcast, I chat with said awesome AGD.  We talk through everything from his chance meeting with a "good [...]