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A photography show to help photographers become better visual storytellers so they can take better photos to share, sell and remember. Welcome to our photography podcast, The Photo Flunky Show, hosted by William & Lee Beem. Photography offers limitless options and there are plenty of voices in the field. Our weekly show emphasizes the importance of story and creativity to help you visualize the photo in your head before you ever click the shutter, as well as helping you understand your gear and post processing tools. We cover everything from your DSLR to your smart phone so you can consistently capture the best photos. After the shot, we'll help you understand Adobe Lightroom and other tools to bring out color, details and amaze your audience. Subscribe to The Photo Funky Show now at http://williambeem.com/itunes to have each weekly episode delivered to your for free.

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A photography show to help photographers become better visual storytellers so they can take better photos to share, sell and remember. Welcome to our photography podcast, The Photo Flunky Show, hosted by William & Lee Beem. Photography offers limitless options and there are plenty of voices in the field. Our weekly show emphasizes the importance of story and creativity to help you visualize the photo in your head before you ever click the shutter, as well as helping you understand your gear and post processing tools. We cover everything from your DSLR to your smart phone so you can consistently capture the best photos. After the shot, we'll help you understand Adobe Lightroom and other tools to bring out color, details and amaze your audience. Subscribe to The Photo Funky Show now at http://williambeem.com/itunes to have each weekly episode delivered to your for free.

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They know what they are talking about

By Augustus Q Winterbottom - Jul 03 2018
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Practical and specific advice. If you follow their advice, you can take your photography to the next level. I don’t know know them and I am not affiliated with them. This is an honest opinion.

Photography advice for photographers

By wearepsu - Feb 19 2016
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There are a lot of photo podcasts out there, and I didn't know how this one would be different. The episodes are fast paced and jump right in to some wonderful advice targeted to all levels of photography. This isn't a how to use a camera or a, "you need to buy x,y and z to be good". I hope the host can maintain this pace, because it's fantastic.

iTunes Ratings

17 Ratings
Average Ratings
9
5
1
2
0

They know what they are talking about

By Augustus Q Winterbottom - Jul 03 2018
Read more
Practical and specific advice. If you follow their advice, you can take your photography to the next level. I don’t know know them and I am not affiliated with them. This is an honest opinion.

Photography advice for photographers

By wearepsu - Feb 19 2016
Read more
There are a lot of photo podcasts out there, and I didn't know how this one would be different. The episodes are fast paced and jump right in to some wonderful advice targeted to all levels of photography. This isn't a how to use a camera or a, "you need to buy x,y and z to be good". I hope the host can maintain this pace, because it's fantastic.
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I Like Your Picture

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A photography show to help photographers become better visual storytellers so they can take better photos to share, sell and remember. Welcome to our photography podcast, The Photo Flunky Show, hosted by William & Lee Beem. Photography offers limitless options and there are plenty of voices in the field. Our weekly show emphasizes the importance of story and creativity to help you visualize the photo in your head before you ever click the shutter, as well as helping you understand your gear and post processing tools. We cover everything from your DSLR to your smart phone so you can consistently capture the best photos. After the shot, we'll help you understand Adobe Lightroom and other tools to bring out color, details and amaze your audience. Subscribe to The Photo Funky Show now at http://williambeem.com/itunes to have each weekly episode delivered to your for free.

Rank #1: How to Shoot in a Challenging Environment

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Photographing portraits generally works best with clean backgrounds and no distracting elements, but you don't always get to work in a perfect environment. Here's how we do it.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode132

Aug 08 2018

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Rank #2: 7 Barriers to Great Photography and How to Overcome Them

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There are 7 barriers to great photography that are all inside your head. Some of the answers may be outside of your comfort zone, but that's just what it takes to break down those barriers.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode4

Feb 17 2016

13mins

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Rank #3: Better Travel Photography in 3 Easy Tips

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The travel photography tips we discuss deal with your preparation and you're state of mind so you can communicate something special about your destination to your viewer.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode116

Apr 11 2018

31mins

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Rank #4: First Time Photography Frustrations

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First time photography frustrations may make you want to toss your camera in the lake, but there's joy on the other side of the learning curve. We'll discuss some major frustrations at different stages of photography and why you need to press on.

When you think about it, most people don't start photography in order to understand how to use their camera. They want to get beautiful photos and understanding how to use the camera is just part of the process in order to capture great images.

It doesn't stop there, though. We have to learn a number of things:

  • How to use flash
  • How to organize our photos
  • How to post process our photos
  • Specialty techniques like HDR
  • Retouching portraits

In this episode, we talk about some of our photography frustrations, and what happens if you just give up. It takes a bit of frustration to get the photos we love, giving truth to the phrase, "You must suffer for your art."

Sep 04 2019

40mins

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Rank #5: Flash Photography: Confessions of a First Time Flasher

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I decided to call this episode “Confessions of a First Time Flasher” because something finally happened. Lee came to me […]

The post Confessions of a First Time Flasher appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Mar 28 2018

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Rank #6: How to Begin Photography in 2020

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The best way to begin photography is to avoid the usual pitfalls that suck in most photographers. We'll help you find your purpose, avoid unnecessary expenses and provide the key to creating better photographs.

Too many beginning photographers get gear happy. We get it. When you aren't sure what to do, buying more gear is fun and a great way to experience. The problem is that great photos don't come from great gear. You have to pull them out of your soul with technique and emotion.

We'll help you forget the idea of buying your way to creating great photos and the results will be much more satisfying.

The post How to Begin Photography in 2020 appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode188

Oct 02 2019

29mins

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Rank #7: Is It Better To Post Photos On Social Media Or Your Blog?

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There are plenty of places to share your photos online, but which one is the best for your needs? Spend a moment thinking about how the traffic you get on social media is going to help you as a photographer.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode3

Feb 15 2016

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Rank #8: The Core Elements of Storytelling Photos

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You know that you can tell stories with your photos, but we'll show you how they can work together to establish a scene or support your main subject. Visit the show notes at:  

The post The Core Elements of Storytelling Photos appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode149

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Dec 12 2018

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Rank #9: Does Photography Require Talent to Become a Great?

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There are some folks who can pick up a camera, learn the rudimentary fundamentals of exposure and then start making great photos. Why are they so naturally gifted and we aren't?

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode107

Jan 24 2018

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Rank #10: Top 10 Common Mistakes by Beginning Photographers

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Everyone makes mistakes in photography. We discuss 10 of the most common mistakes we see in photography, and we've made every one of them ourselves.

The post Is a Top 10 Common Mistakes by Beginning Photographers appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode136

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Sep 12 2018

27mins

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Rank #11: 10 Inexpensive Photography Accessories That Save You Time

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Not everything in photography has to be expensive. We share 10 inexpensive accessories that can make your life a bit easier and more productive. 

The post 10 Inexpensive Photography Accessories That Save You Time appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode152

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Jan 16 2019

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Rank #12: How to Find the Perfect Background for Your Photos

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Backgrounds are one of the three pillars of your photos, along with subject and light. In fact, I think that finding the perfect background is often more important than your subject.

In this episode, we'll teach you:

  • The purpose of a background in your photos
  • What attributes your background should and should not have
  • How to asses a potential background for your subject and story

Photography should always work to tell a story and evoke an emotion from your audience. We share the creative and important points to consider every time you take a photo, so you can take the perfect photo every time.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode163

Apr 03 2019

31mins

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Rank #13: Typography for Photographers

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Typography for photographers is a set of tips and advice for photographers who need to use typography for slides, social media and other graphics, but just don't know how to design great looking type. We'll tell you how to get started.

You'll learn why and when to use typography with your photos. Every day issues like:

  • Social Media Graphics
  • YouTube Thumbnails
  • Pinterest Images
  • Blog Headers
  • Marketing Material
  • Watermarks/Branding
  • Slideshows

We'll give you the fundamental rules to make your typography look professional.

Then we'll top it all off with some tips to enhance your typography and enhance your typography.

The post Typography for Photographers appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode192

Oct 30 2019

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Rank #14: Photo Composition Ideas for Travel Photographers

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If you're looking for some photo composition ideas to improve your travel photographer, we have a list of things to help you bring out the character of your destination. Go beyond the usual Rule of Thirds and Leading Lines advice with this episode.

You can learn how to drastically improve your travel photography and get an unfair advantage to create better photos. We'll help you know what to look for and find a way to get photos that other people miss.

The post Photo Composition Ideas for Travel Photographers appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode191

Oct 23 2019

38mins

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Rank #15: Bad Photography Advice for FREE

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The world is full of bad photography advice. We give some common examples and tell you how to recognize when you're getting less than expert information.

Some people mean well and keep repeating bad advice. Other people think they know it all and desperately want to show off, even if they don't have any experience to back up the advice they're giving.

In this episode, you'll find out:

  • The Internet is full of bad advice
  • How to Recognize Bad Advice
  • Some Examples of Bad Photography Advice

We cover some common issues like:

  • When you need a model release,
  • What a watermark does and doesn't do for you
  • Shoot as many photos as you can
  • Buy expensive gear
  • Don’t Shoot in Bad Light
  • Don’t put the subject in the middle
  • Never use on-camera flash

When you hear some absolute statements, chances are you're getting bad photography advice. Come join us as we investigate some of the common advice that you likely want to ignore.

Jun 19 2019

31mins

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Rank #16: Does Photography Make You Anxious or Excited?

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Nervous about photography? Sometimes photography makes you feel very peaceful, yet other times feel stressful. What's the difference and why does it happen?

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode117

Mar 21 2018

21mins

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Rank #17: Why Tripods Are So Annoying and Absolutely Necessary

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Every photographer needs a tripod to get those tack sharp photos or long exposures, but there are times when tripods become annoying and it's time to put them down. 

If you want to do any of the following, you need a tripod:

  • Long exposures
  • Tack sharp photos
  • HDR
  • Focus stacking
  • Stroboscopic photos
  • Food or Product photography

There are many more times when a tripod really helps, and it's an essential tool. 

We'll discuss which types and materials to buy depending upon your needs. Some tripods cost a lot more than others, some are bigger than others, and there's no need paying for features you aren't going to use.

You'll learn how to decide which tripod materials and features matter most to you so you can make the right buying choice.

The post Why Tripods Are So Annoying and Absolutely Necessary appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode171

May 29 2019

31mins

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Rank #18: The Value of Photography is Worth More than Free Exposure

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What is the value of your photography? Many people want to use your photo, but they don't want to pay you for the privilege. Instead, they tell you that it'll be great exposure for you.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode5

Feb 19 2016

7mins

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Rank #19: Replay: 3 Signs Portrait Photography Isn't for You

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Portrait photography is a bit different. It's the only kind of photography where you feel like you're being judged or rated while you're taking the photos, not just after you share them.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode68

Feb 21 2018

16mins

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Rank #20: How to Behave as a Photographer

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How you behave as a photographer can mean the difference between getting a photo or not. If you have poor etiquette, you won't find much luck getting access or collaborating with others. 

In this episode, we'll define a few things:

  • What is photo etiquette
  • Why this matters to amateurs and professionals alike
  • Why your online behavior may matter more than your in-person behavior
  • The number one question you need to ask yourself before presenting yourself as a photographer

Lee and I tried to approach this topic in a respectful way, as we aren't trying to talk down to anyone. It's just that we've been around a few touchy issues that likely could've been avoided, and we hope to share some of those experiences with you so that you never have them in the first place.

May 01 2019

27mins

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Celebrating 200 Episodes of Visual Storytelling

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We're celebrating 200 episodes of visual storytelling on the I Like Your Picture podcast. If you're new to the show, join William and Lee to understand how to improve your photography with visual storytelling.

We'll review the five elements you need to understand when you're taking photos.

  1. Audience
  2. Background
  3. Light
  4. Subject
  5. Emotion

Get our free guide to visual storytelling to go over each of these points with photos to show how we implement each step. Just visit:

https://williambeem.com/visualstories

The post Celebrating 200 Episodes of Visual Storytelling appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode200

Jan 15 2020

28mins

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How to Create Unity in Your Photography

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Every element in your photograph should have some unity together to support your subject and story. We'll talk about why unity is important and what elements you need to consider to create unity in your photos.

You'll learn about the elements that can help you create unity in your photography, such as:

  • Color Harmony
  • Mood
  • Lighting
  • Supporting Subjects

The post How to Create Unity in Your Photography appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode199

Jan 08 2020

17mins

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How to Take Family Christmas Photos

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Learn how to take outstanding family Christmas photos without missing out on the fun or interfering with your holiday gathering. We'll teach you how to prepare to get the great photos your family will treasure.

You'll learn how to plan your shot list and involve your family to make it work, how to capture the special moments without interfering with them, and ho you can share your Christmas photos with your family and friends.

The post How to Take Family Christmas Photos appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode

Dec 11 2019

24mins

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Top-Down Photography Setup Tips

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Top-Down Photos are an easy way to be creative, either with or without collaborating with someone else. We'll share some easy ways to light and decorate a simple set for your top-down photos.

You'll learn how to plan your top-down photos and design your set. We'll tell you where we find great resources for our top-down photos, and how you can build your set in layers.

Next, we'll share some simple lighting ideas - using either window light or of-camera flash.

We'll review how to support your camera to get a perfect shot every time, from simple steps to using some gear for support.

The post Top-Down Photography Setup Tips appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode197

Dec 04 2019

36mins

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How to Decide Which Lens to Use

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Knowing how to decide which lens to use can really improve your composition and storytelling in photography. We'll review lens criteria and share how to make the right choice for your story.

A lens is more than just a focal length. You need to consider the angle of view, the bokeh you may want, how it performs in low light photography and even the kind of distortion it causes.

All of these factors about lenses should be part of your decision making process. We'll talk about some of the creative and realistic issues that can affect your next photo.

The post How to Decide Which Lens to Use appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode196

Nov 27 2019

34mins

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Photo Composition Tips You Should Know

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Photo composition is more than leading lines and rule of thirds. You also have to know what doesn't belong in your photo and what elements shouldn't obstruct each other. We share the photo composition tips no one else talks about.

It helps to understand how people really interact with your photos so that you know how to craft compositions they'll love.

For example, did you know that most people view a photo from the bottom up? How would you change your composition as a result?

What's the best perspective to use with a wide angle lens to show depth? We'll cover all of this and more in this episode.

The post Photo Composition Tips You Should Know appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode195

Nov 20 2019

14mins

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How to Improve Expression and Gesture in Portraits

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As a portrait photographer, you want to learn how to improve expression and gesture in your photos. Don't wait for the subject to come up with something interesting. We'll tell you why and how to improve your photos with expression and gesture.

In this episode, we'll share:

  • Why expression is critical for portraits
  • What is gesture and how to use it
  • How Expression and Gesture Tell Stories

Remember, you're not just a photographer when it comes to creating portraits. You're the director and everyone counts on you to make a great photo. There's more to it than just creating a correct exposure.

The post How to Improve Expression and Gesture in Portraits appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode194

Nov 13 2019

17mins

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Why Photographers Fail More Than They Succeed

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Photographers fail more than they succeed. That's why you need to embrace your failures as opportunities to learn. Analyze what went wrong, make some corrections, and try again. We'll help you enjoy the path of incremental improvement in this episode.

You'll learn:

  • Why you fail more than you succeed
  • What failure is your path to becoming a better photographer
  • Incremental improvement is the key to your future success

The post Why Photographers Fail More Than They Succeed appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode193

Nov 06 2019

24mins

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Typography for Photographers

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Typography for photographers is a set of tips and advice for photographers who need to use typography for slides, social media and other graphics, but just don't know how to design great looking type. We'll tell you how to get started.

You'll learn why and when to use typography with your photos. Every day issues like:

  • Social Media Graphics
  • YouTube Thumbnails
  • Pinterest Images
  • Blog Headers
  • Marketing Material
  • Watermarks/Branding
  • Slideshows

We'll give you the fundamental rules to make your typography look professional.

Then we'll top it all off with some tips to enhance your typography and enhance your typography.

The post Typography for Photographers appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode192

Oct 30 2019

24mins

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Photo Composition Ideas for Travel Photographers

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If you're looking for some photo composition ideas to improve your travel photographer, we have a list of things to help you bring out the character of your destination. Go beyond the usual Rule of Thirds and Leading Lines advice with this episode.

You can learn how to drastically improve your travel photography and get an unfair advantage to create better photos. We'll help you know what to look for and find a way to get photos that other people miss.

The post Photo Composition Ideas for Travel Photographers appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode191

Oct 23 2019

38mins

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Why Snapshot Photos are Great for Telling Stories

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Snapshots are getting a bad rap among photographers. Yet million of people understand the value of personal stories captured in the moment. Be sure to capture your own stories to share with family and friends.

Life's precious moments won't wait for artistic photography. You need to be ready and engaged to capture some snapshots about the events and moments in life. Not just for yourself, but for your family down the line.

We'll give some tips to help you take better snapshots, but the most important message is to concentrate on getting your moments instead of missing them while you reach for perfection.

The post Why Snapshot Photos are Great for Telling Stories appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode190

Oct 16 2019

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Answers to Your Questions About Off-Camera Flash

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We answer your questions about off-camera flash in this episode. Everything from when and why you need to use off-camera flash to where you should place the light. If you're just getting started with flash, check out this episode.

Do you know whether to use eTTL or manual mode for your flash? What affects the results you get when using eTTL? We'll answer those questions and more.

Knowing where to put the light or how to blend flash with ambient light are some common questions we'll also address.

The post Answers to Your Questions About Off-Camera Flash appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode189

Oct 09 2019

21mins

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How to Begin Photography in 2020

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The best way to begin photography is to avoid the usual pitfalls that suck in most photographers. We'll help you find your purpose, avoid unnecessary expenses and provide the key to creating better photographs.

Too many beginning photographers get gear happy. We get it. When you aren't sure what to do, buying more gear is fun and a great way to experience. The problem is that great photos don't come from great gear. You have to pull them out of your soul with technique and emotion.

We'll help you forget the idea of buying your way to creating great photos and the results will be much more satisfying.

The post How to Begin Photography in 2020 appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode188

Oct 02 2019

29mins

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Should You Invite Others to Critique Your Photos?

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Who should critique your photos? Having a critique can be a valuable experience to learn, but not everyone really knows how to do it well. We'll explain what makes a good photo critique and where to find someone you can trust to do it.

Just as important as a good photo critique, we'll talk about some people who you should avoid when it comes to providing a photo critique. Unsolicited critiques are generally useless, but you also want to watch out for some signs that tell you who can provide a good photo critique and who doesn't have the skills.

Finally, we'll help you understand how to critique other photos and why it's a good exercise to improve your photography.

The post Should You Invite Others to Critique Your Photos? appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode187

Sep 25 2019

29mins

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How to Enhance iPhone Photos with Lightroom

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Learn how to enhance iPhone photos with Lightroom CC. Editing photos on your mobile phone with Lightroom provides a lot of power and saves time. You can take advantage of advanced photo editing features and share on the go.

We'll help you understand how to correct white balance errors in specific locations using the Mix tools.

There's an order of operations to understand which tool to use, as some tools will affect the impact of others. We'll tell you the step-by-step process to make the best results on your photos.

The post Is a How to Enhance iPhone Photos with Lightroom appeared first on William Beem Photography.

Visit the show notes at:  https://williambeem.com/episode186

Sep 18 2019

38mins

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Should Every Photographer Learn Photoshop?

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Should every photographer learn Photoshop? Clearly, many don't use Photoshop due to the learning curve that comes with it. We'll discuss the pros and cons of learning Photoshop, as well as some alternatives to Photoshop.

We discuss the difference of capabilities between Lightroom and Photoshop. It mostly comes down to how much you need to enhance your photos, or how much you need to manipulate your photos.

Of course, there are tasks that Lightroom simply can't handle, like creating composites, graphics or even scrapbooks. Photoshop is an outstanding resource when you need to add layers of different elements together.

We also discuss some Photoshop alternatives, like Canva, ON1 Photo RAW and Skylum Luminar so you can decide whether you need Photoshop or not.

Sep 11 2019

25mins

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First Time Photography Frustrations

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First time photography frustrations may make you want to toss your camera in the lake, but there's joy on the other side of the learning curve. We'll discuss some major frustrations at different stages of photography and why you need to press on.

When you think about it, most people don't start photography in order to understand how to use their camera. They want to get beautiful photos and understanding how to use the camera is just part of the process in order to capture great images.

It doesn't stop there, though. We have to learn a number of things:

  • How to use flash
  • How to organize our photos
  • How to post process our photos
  • Specialty techniques like HDR
  • Retouching portraits

In this episode, we talk about some of our photography frustrations, and what happens if you just give up. It takes a bit of frustration to get the photos we love, giving truth to the phrase, "You must suffer for your art."

Sep 04 2019

40mins

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Is the MagMod Systems for Flash Right for You?

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The MagMod system works for small flash and now they're getting into support for strobes. Find out why so many small flash photographers love MagMod and see if it's right for your photography.

I'll be the first to say that the MagMod light modifiers are not inexpensive. However, there are built to last, lightweight and small to fit in your bag, and offer a wide array of options to create beautiful light for your subjects and background.

I've used the MagMod light modifiers for a couple of years, and now I'm trying out their MagBox - they're version of an octabox that works with either small flash or studio strobes.

We'll go over all of the options, the prices, and I hope this helps you understand if the MagMod system is something you should investigate for your photography.

Aug 28 2019

30mins

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How to Choose an Off-Camera Flash System

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Every photographer needs an off-camera flash system, because there are always times when you need to control part of the light on your scene. We'll discuss what makes a flash system work, and some potential problems that cost money.

Off-camera flash is a wonderful thing. It allows you to be a director with your lighting, even if you're working with wildlife or landscapes. There are times when you just need a punch of light to emphasize part of your photo.

So why do you need a flash system? Isn't it fine to have a flash in your bag and strobes in your studio?

Not aways. Sometimes you need to use lights with different sizes and power capabilities, and it's much easier on you if they work together on the same system.

I'll share some of my convoluted systems used in the past to make my flashes and strobes work together, and how we're now in a place where it's much easier to develop an off-camera flash system that won't break your budget.

Aug 21 2019

16mins

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How to Make Your Subject Pop in Photographs

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Make your subject pop in your photographs. It's one of the best ways to draw people into your photos, and we'll share a number of tips to help your subject stand out in your photos.

The key concept is to find ways to cause some contrast between your subject and everything else in the photograph. You can do things to help before your photo session, as you're taking photos, or in post processing.

We'll discuss how to use some of the tools and techniques at your disposal to compose your photo to enhance your subject and give it some dimension just a bit stronger than everything else in your photo.

Aug 14 2019

23mins

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They know what they are talking about

By Augustus Q Winterbottom - Jul 03 2018
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Practical and specific advice. If you follow their advice, you can take your photography to the next level. I don’t know know them and I am not affiliated with them. This is an honest opinion.

Photography advice for photographers

By wearepsu - Feb 19 2016
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There are a lot of photo podcasts out there, and I didn't know how this one would be different. The episodes are fast paced and jump right in to some wonderful advice targeted to all levels of photography. This isn't a how to use a camera or a, "you need to buy x,y and z to be good". I hope the host can maintain this pace, because it's fantastic.