Why you should be taking FEWER photos

Andrew’s book teaches novice, intermediate and advanced photographers to use their cameras to really connect with their subjects (Image credit: Andrew Paynter)
Meet the pro: Andrew Paynter

Andrew Paynter

(Image credit: Andrew Paynter)

Andrew Paynter is a photographer and director based in Oakland, California, who is interested in exploring character and the creative process as a whole. He has shot work for a sweep of major clients including Coca-Cola, Adidas, Levi Strauss, Converse and Apple, as well as personal ongoing projects such as his series Working Artists. Andrew has also released a book, Do Photo.


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Lauren Scott
Freelance contributor/former Managing Editor

Lauren is a writer, reviewer, and photographer with ten years of experience in the camera industry. She's the former Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, and previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer magazine, Technique editor for PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, and Deputy Editor of our sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine. An experienced journalist and freelance photographer, Lauren also has bylines at Tech Radar, Space.com, Canon Europe, PCGamesN, T3, Stuff, and British Airways' in-flight magazine (among others). When she's not testing gear for DCW, she's probably in the kitchen testing yet another new curry recipe or walking in the Cotswolds with her Flat-coated Retriever.