"$1,000, shake his hand, it goes in his pocket… that's how it works!" Joe McNally talks lighting, and the lengths he'll go to get it!

Joe McNally giving a talk, Managing Light, for Nikon at the WPPI 2024 show
(Image credit: Nikon)

Nikon has released a series of talks from its ambassadors that were filmed live at this year's WPPI show. Nikon will also present a great lineup of speakers at The Photography and Video Show, later this week, and it may give you an insight into the talks that can be seen at the NEC in Birmingham.

Among the WPPI speakers whose talks have been released on the official Nikon USA YouTube channel is renowned portrait photographer Joe McNally. His presentation, Managing Light, focuses on the importance that lighting plays in photography, and how photographers ought to learn how to control both natural and artificial illumination to get the best out of their work. 

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Kalum Carter
Staff Writer

Kalum Carter is a photographer, photo editor and writer based in the UK, and for almost a decade he has worked with brands and publications to create, edit, and sequence imagery. Having recently graduated with a Master's Degree in Photography from the University of the West of England (UWE), Kalum joined Digital Camera World as a Staff Writer, covering news, reviews, and his biggest passion – photography books! 


Kalum's photography has been published and exhibited around the world, and he continues to photograph on a project-by-project basis. He is currently working on a personal project capturing the people and landscape of Gower, South Wales. Currently untitled, this body of work will be exhibited for the National Trust later this year.