Jack Schofield is a keen and very successful age group triathlete, having qualified for Kona 3 times. He also happens to be a keen and successful photographer. Having picked up a camera for the first time 3.5 years ago, he's gone on to produce content for numerous professional triathletes. Jack gives an insight into what goes on behind the lens.
11:00 Jack talks about how he felt a bit lost after studying architecture at University and how he wasn't sure what he wanted to do it, but how he started to use a camera at work 3.5 years ago which has developed into a successful photography business, including being Ruth Astle's photographer.
16:30 How Jack went from rowing into triathlon...and started straight away with Ironman Nice in 2015. He followed it up with Ironman Wales later that year. And that was it, I was hooked! He has qualified for Kona 3 times and will be racing Hawaii in 2022. "I raced in 2017 and had a shocker!"
23:00 Jack explains about the different projects he has on the go, including web design, triathlon photography, a book and wedding photography, but he doesn't want to be working in triathlon all of the time.
25:30 Jack talks about his dream to create content of people's adventures
29:10 Jack explains how he ended up becoming Ruth Astle's photographer and You Tube channel producer. "I owe Ruth a lot for believing that I can do it!"
32:30 Do Youtube channels really show the truth of professional athletes?
38:00 We talk about YouTube channels and constant photos, media and content that is generated for social media for professional athletes and brands.
44:00 The most annoying thing about taking a photo at a wedding Vc taking a wedding at a race
47:00 Why you shouldn't nick watermarked photos
51:00 Some top tips to take a decent photo when you're out training
Find out more about this week's guests
Jack Schofield Instagram
Two 26 Photography Instagram
Two26 Photography website
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