The Pro’s Life
United Airlines Hemispheres magazine

Getting the cover of United Airlines magazine

It’s not often you get to step onto a plane operated by one of the world’s biggest airlines and find the inflight magazine has a photo by you on the front cover. Well,…

Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Book

Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Book

One of the best things about getting back from my recent two-week shoot in Europe and the US [apart, obviously, from seeing the wife and kids again] was finding my copy of the…

Google Hangout with Trey Ratcliff & friends

Google Hangout with Trey Ratcliff & friends

Good chat today with Trey and a bunch of his regulars, for the ‘Variety Hour’ he does for Google Plus and YouTube. You can see a recording of the show on You Tube….


WordPress for photographers: an introduction

WordPress offers a superb platform for any variety of websites. Here’s a little background on how I’ve found it useful. Each week I will be writing something specific about how WordPress can help…

Alfie Goodrich: photo by Tim Fisher

Social networking for photographers: walking the tightrope

The web is here to stay and that’s a good thing, because it’s damn useful. But as a freelance photographer, how do you use the web to promote yourself and your work sensibly…

Daddy: I want to be a photographer

On Being a Photographer: today’s thoughts

One of my Facebook friends [who wants to become a photographer] was asking me for my angle on something his dad had told him: that there was no money in photography. My first…

Souvenir portraits in Tokyo

Souvenir portraits in Tokyo: Kim from Malaysia

Showing my home city off to people who are travelling is something I love to do. Lucky me that I also get to make a job out of doing it, by shooting souvenir…

The New 2014 Lexus IS 350 F Sport

Shooting the new 2014 Lexus IS 350 F Sport

Having checked with a bunch of people in the US – and now the car has been previewed at the Detroit Motor Show and is public – I can finally show you a…

Ayame Uzuki modelling in Miyazaki. Photo by Alfie Goodrich

Ayame: a one-time shoot?

A few more shots from the recent Miyazaki workshop, this time some of mine from what seems to have been a one-off photographic modelling outing by Ayame.  My buddy was telling me today…


The Packing-Up of the Classics

As the classic Ferrari were packed away at the recent Ferrari Racing Days, I spent some final quality time with them before the lights went off and the shutters came down. Last weekend…

About Japanorama

Japanorama is run by British professional photographer, Alfie Goodrich, and provides practical photography teaching in Tokyo. Weekly workshops, group and one-to-one lessons bring together photographers of all ages and abilities.

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