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 7: Are You Your Brand?

By | May 8th, 2017|Be More George - The Podcast of photography AWESOMENESS|

Branding, it's something most photographers are probably familiar with and something they put into practice.  But, they tend to put this focus onto purely their logo, website and sometimes font.  They don't think about themselves representing their brand, and it's something that is very important in a customer facing industry such as being a photographer. [...]

BEMOREGEORGE | Episode 6: Interview with Commercial Photographer Dave Wall

By | May 1st, 2017|Be More George - The Podcast of photography AWESOMENESS|

In today's episode I chat with the amazing, multi award winning commercial photographer Dave Wall.  Dave has been a professional photographer for over 30 years and started life sweeping studios and painting walls to earn his stripes.  He has since gone on to run multiple studios and build an extremely successful career as a commercial [...]

Make Instagram AWESOME | How to Add Short Video to Instagram

By | April 27th, 2017|Social Media|

Instagram is amazing, and as visual artists it's the perfect social media platform for us to use.  Instagram added the ability to have video quite some time ago.  That ability was quite limited though.  You could only shoot short video and it had to be shot in Instagram.  Since then though, Instagram has adapted [...]

BEMOREGEORGE | Episode 5: Motivation

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

Motivation!  It's hard when you are self employed to not get down from time to time and to lose motivation.  This can be as extreme as leading to thoughts of quitting, or just not wanting to do anything.  Both are detrimental to your business and your health.  Staying motivated is easier said than done, but [...]

Aurora HDR 2017 by Macphun | Review and Basic Overview

By | April 18th, 2017|Macphun|

  Macphun's new Aurora HDR 2017   If you're like me, you will have used nearly every HDR software out there.  None of them are perfect, till now.  I have tried everything from Nik HDR through to Photomatrix.  All have worked, but all have left the majority of the processing to them and leaving [...]

Photoshop Quick Tip | Changing Eye Color

By | April 17th, 2017|Photoshop Tutorials|

Changing Eye Color in Photoshop   Changing eye color in Photoshop is extremely easy.  But, it's also something that people find daunting as there are a number of different ways to do it.  I have found the way that I do it to be extremely easy, but also maintains the different shades and other [...]

BEMOREGEORGE | Episode 4: Interview with Drum and Drummer Photographer Lauren Elle Jaye

By | April 17th, 2017|Be More George - The Podcast of photography AWESOMENESS|

In today's episode I chat with the amazing Lauren Elle Jaye.  Lauren started life as a photographer as most people do, taking photos of flowers and babies.  Eventually, through a chance encounter, she found herself as one of the worlds best photographers that specialises in drums and drummers.  It's a longer interview, but it's sooooo [...]

BEMOREGEORGE | Episode 3: Just a Little Patience

By | April 10th, 2017|Be More George - The Podcast of photography AWESOMENESS|

It's hard to have patience when you are self employed.  It's probably even harder when you are self employed in a creative industry like photography.  But, being impatient only hurts our business in the long run.  We need to start having patience from the small things like emails all the way through to our long [...]

Using the BEMORGEORGE Light Glows and Light Leaks Action Set

By | April 5th, 2017|Photoshop Tutorials|

Actions are probably one of the best features of Adobe Photoshop.  In a nutshell, an action is a recording of steps taken in Photoshop that you can play back with the click of a button.  This can save you a massive amount of time if you have things that you do repeatedly in Photoshop. [...]