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5 photographers (Brent Bergherm, Jeff Harmon, Connor Hibbs, Erica Kay, Brian McGuckin) take turns covering listener questions, photography news, and the famous photography “doodads” of the week with each round table discussion episode. This is the podcast for enthusiast and professional photography nerds who want to level up and master their photography–without the fluff of a “talk show.” The team has a special skill for covering advanced level photography techniques in a way that less experienced photographers can understand. They don’t talk down to newer photographers yet provide tips that help advanced photographers. Come join us as we all work to master our photography together!

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5 photographers (Brent Bergherm, Jeff Harmon, Connor Hibbs, Erica Kay, Brian McGuckin) take turns covering listener questions, photography news, and the famous photography “doodads” of the week with each round table discussion episode. This is the podcast for enthusiast and professional photography nerds who want to level up and master their photography–without the fluff of a “talk show.” The team has a special skill for covering advanced level photography techniques in a way that less experienced photographers can understand. They don’t talk down to newer photographers yet provide tips that help advanced photographers. Come join us as we all work to master our photography together!

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I’m a new listener and this is a new favorite podcast for me. The Best of 2019 was a great episode and I’m looking forward to checking them out.

Thank you !💙

By rahafly - Mar 18 2019
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Going to archive all of my Instagram photo and starts all over again ✨

iTunes Ratings

1267 Ratings
Average Ratings
1103
94
27
21
22

Great Information

By ceejayphoto - Jan 09 2020
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I’m a new listener and this is a new favorite podcast for me. The Best of 2019 was a great episode and I’m looking forward to checking them out.

Thank you !💙

By rahafly - Mar 18 2019
Read more
Going to archive all of my Instagram photo and starts all over again ✨
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Master Photography

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5 photographers (Brent Bergherm, Jeff Harmon, Connor Hibbs, Erica Kay, Brian McGuckin) take turns covering listener questions, photography news, and the famous photography “doodads” of the week with each round table discussion episode. This is the podcast for enthusiast and professional photography nerds who want to level up and master their photography–without the fluff of a “talk show.” The team has a special skill for covering advanced level photography techniques in a way that less experienced photographers can understand. They don’t talk down to newer photographers yet provide tips that help advanced photographers. Come join us as we all work to master our photography together!

Rank #1: Portrait Session: Pre-Production Tips for Styled Shoots

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Erica & Connor talk about their recent experiences producing styled shoots and major campaigns, and share their tips for successful shoots Erica’s most recent production Hanga 55 unique photos and videos Production manager and photographer Connor’s most recent styled shoot Styled Shoot for Course Composite Starting work on a series of personal projects to push myself to incorporate more and ...

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Sep 27 2017

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Rank #2: Instagram For Photographers In 2019

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Jeff, Erica, and Connor talk through photographers using Instagram in 2019. Massive Commercial Job Lost Due To Instagram Let’s start off by talking about a story that made a lot of waves in the photography media here in late January 2019.  It is a story that came out from an discussion between Chris Do from “The Futur” (no “e”) and ...

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Jan 31 2019

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Rank #3: Latitude [12]

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Sep 12 2017

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Rank #4: Portrait Session: Strobe & Speedlight Modifiers

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Erica and Connor talk about their preferred light modifiers in a variety of photographic situations What is your Overall favorite modifier and why? Do you have a specific brand you love? Favorite Modifier to go out on a location with

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Oct 24 2017

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Rank #5: Tripod: Back to Basics – Night Photography

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Jim Harmer talks about how going back to the basics and shooting at night can really help a photographer to improve.

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Apr 04 2018

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Rank #6: Beginners Guide To Flash

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Jim talks with Connor and Brent about how it is photographers can get started in adding flash to their photography. Doodads of the Week! Jim: Zoom h6 Brent: Pacsafe Camsafe PCI-M Protective Camera Insert  Connor: Zoom H4N PRO Digital Multitrack Recorder

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Mar 08 2018

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Rank #7: Outdoor Portraits with Levi Sim

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Post-Processing Listener Survey  Let’s get to our main topic. That is Outdoor portraits. As you all know I’m big in to the travel/outdoor genres of photography. Sometimes this involves photos of people in the various places I go. But I also like to dabble in the occasional portrait and I’ve been thinking of this show topic for a while and ...

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Nov 21 2019

1hr 19mins

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Rank #8: Simple Ways to Improve a Portrait

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Jeff is joined by Connor to talk about some simple ways to improving a portrait. Episode Resources: Suzy’s Facebook group post: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ImprovePhotographyListeners/permalink/1956774681291859/ Portrait Session Podcast – https://www.portraitsessionpodcast.com/ Photo Taco Podcast: AFMA Explained! – https://phototacopodcast.com/afma-explained/ Photo Taco Podcast: AFMA Revisited – https://phototacopodcast.com/afma-revisited/ Photo Taco Podcast: Back Button Focus – https://phototacopodcast.com/back-button-focus/ Episode Sponsors: Create Photography Retreat Join several hosts from the Master ...

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Nov 22 2018

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Rank #9: Photo Taco: Lr Classic CC 7.1 With THE Lightroom Queen

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Jeff is joined by Victoria Bampton, a.k.a. The Lightroom Queen, to talk about Lightroom Classic CC 7.1.  They talk about her new Lightroom Classic CC The Missing FAQ book and go over 6 questions (including tips on faster culling in Lightroom, the magic alt/option key, Range Masks, and why you should use Quick Adjustments in Library): What is the future ...

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Feb 10 2018

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Rank #10: A Beginner’s guide to photographic terms Part 1

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Let’s get into today’s main topic. Defining photography jargon. I’ve written down some starting points here to get us started, but I really like having the three of us on to each provide our own perspective. Also, these are in no particular order. Stop, or Stops or f-stop Quite literally comes from the idea of the aperture ring on older ...

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Jun 27 2019

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Rank #11: Photo Taco: Is Lightroom CC Classic?

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Jeff Harmon goes over the details about the two new Lightroom programs now available to Creative Cloud subscribers, the costs of the various Creative Cloud options, and a healthy number of bugs that have been reported making his recommendation be that photographers who need to get work done using Lightroom wait to update. Links mentioned in the episode: Jeff’s Post-Retreat ...

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Nov 12 2017

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Rank #12: Latitude: Coos Bay, Santorini Greece, Create Photography Retreat

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Brent and Brian talk about Brent’s workshops, recent trips to Coos Bay and Santorini Greece, and the upcoming Create Photography Retreat. Topic 1: Brief Announcements: I have a nasty habit of going to my “happy place” whenever I talk about a workshop such as my Croatia and Ireland workshops. And that doesn’t do anyone any good 🙂 Head on over ...

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Feb 23 2018

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Rank #13: IP Roundtable EP – 216

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IP Roundtable EP – 216 by Jim Harmer: Photography Nerd

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Mar 18 2017

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Rank #14: Portrait Session (EP – 100)

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Portrait Session (EP – 100) by Jim Harmer: Photography Nerd

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Jun 27 2017

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Rank #15: Latitude: Brian Leaving, Insane Efforts, Brent’s Workshops

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Announcement: Brian is leaving the Latitude podcast in the capable hands of Brent.  He is going to revive his old “Thoughts on Photography” show, which Master Photography listeners should make sure to subscribe to. Topic 1: Question: What’s one of the most exciting or insane things you’ve done while traveling to get the shot? Brian: I know it’s fresh from ...

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Apr 18 2018

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Rank #16: 6 Common Lighting Mistakes

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Jeff and Brent talk about 6 common mistakes photographers make with artificial lighting Resources: Petapixel: How to NOT Use a Reflective Umbrella – https://petapixel.com/2018/11/08/how-not-to-set-up-lighting-gear/ How to Get Good Exposure Indoors With a Flash – https://masterphotographypodcast.com/how-to-get-good-exposure-indoors-with-a-flash/ Expose to the right (ETTR) Uses and Techniques: https://masterphotographypodcast.com/ettr-uses-and-technique/ Episode Sponsors Create Photography Retreat Join several hosts from the Master Photography Podcast network at the 3rd ...

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Nov 15 2018

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Rank #17: What We Want in Mirrorless and 5 Signs You’re Progressing

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Jeff hosts with Connor at the round table to talk about what they want in a mirrorless body and 5 signs that you are progressing as a photographer. Resources: Nikon Rumors: Nikon mirrorless camera rumors: THE BIG RECAP https://nikonrumors.com/2018/07/27/nikon-mirrorless-camera-rumors-the-big-recap.aspx/ Photo Taco: Histogram Explained https://phototacopodcast.com/histogram-explained/ Photo Taco: AFMA Explained https://phototacopodcast.com/afma-explained/ Photo Taco: AFMA Revisited https://phototacopodcast.com/afma-explained/ Photo Taco: How To ETTR (Expose ...

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Aug 16 2018

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Rank #18: Paid Photography Is Dead

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Jeff hosts with Connor joining him at the roundtable to discuss the state of the photography industry from a career perspective. With smartphones, inexpensive but very good camera equipment, and computers automating post processing how is a young person with a dream to be a professional photography supposed to make it? Topic 1: Master Photography Podcast Network https://masterphotographypodcast.com/faq Facebook group ...

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May 10 2018

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Rank #19: Let’s Talk About Specialties in Portrait Photography – Portrait Session Season 2 Episode 1

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Erica and Connor take an overview of the subject they are talking about throughout the second season of Portrait Session: The different specialties in portrait photography. This is just an overview of all the different types of photography a person interested in portrait photography can focus on and specialize in as they master their photography. We by no means feel ...

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Sep 03 2018

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Rank #20: How to Get Good Exposure Indoors With a Flash

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Erica and Brian join Jeff at the round table to discuss how to get good exposure indoors with a camera and a single flash plus 4 portrait backgrounds easily found in ANY neighborhood. Episode Sponsors: Create Photography Retreat: Join many of the hosts of shows from the Master Photography Podcast Network at the March 28-30 Create Photography Retreat in Las ...

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Oct 04 2018

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Back Button Focus Irrelevant in 2020?

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What Is Back Button Focus Back button focus sounds could sound like a difficult and technical thing, but it really is a simple concept.  It is changing the configuration of your camera so that the autofocus system is engaged by pressing a button on the back of the camera instead of pressing the shutter half way down.   That is all ...

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Jan 23 2020

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Portraits, Locations, and Gear with Connor Hibbs

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Breakdown of a Recent Portrait Shoot Connor recently did a personal project portrait shoot, which is code for didn’t make money but got to shoot with a model who reached out to him. These kinds of shoots are really fun, especially when you have a model who knows what they are doing as far as posing is concerned. They don’t ...

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Jan 16 2020

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Best of 2019

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Sponsor: Squarespace. Make you dreams a reality with Squarespace. Get 10% off by going to squarespace.com/IMPROVE and using offer code IMPROVE when you order a new website or domain. Software Update Status Before we get to that list of the best episodes from 2019, I need to take a quick minute here and update everyone about the status of software ...

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Jan 09 2020

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Photography Predictions For 2020

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2019 Predictions, How Did We Do? AI Background Removal in Photoshop (Jeff).  I think Adobe is going to buy and integrate background erasing that uses artificial intelligence into Photoshop.  Click one button and your raw file is sent up to the cloud, analyzed by the AI, and returns a new layer in Photoshop with a layer mask that extracts the ...

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Dec 26 2019

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Setting Goals For 2020 With Jim Harmer

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Annual Top Ten If you have been listening to this show, or my Photo Taco podcast, for more than a year you will know that I am a huge proponent of going through a “Top Ten” process annually.  I have been doing this for many years and I find it to be one of the most helpful things that costs ...

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Dec 19 2019

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7 Tips To Magical Santa Photos

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Who Is Joy Howard? I played around with my first DSLR camera discovering BoKEH with a Christmas present in 2012 of a 50 mm lens.  I think that’s when the real love started. I had a crop sensor Nikon camera so the 50 mm lens gave amazing images. Everything I didn’t know I looked up I watched countless tutorials and ...

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Dec 12 2019

1hr 8mins

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Holiday Portrait Tips (Part 2)

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Question 1: How Do I Pose People In Holiday Portraits? Below are real questions from podcast listeners that were submitted to our Facebook group. Do any of these questions about posing sound familiar? Scott Jeffcote: Tips for dealing with small kids that don’t want to be a part of the shoot and won’t smile etc Josh Austin: How to deal ...

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Dec 05 2019

1hr 17mins

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Holiday Portrait Tips (Part 1)

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Listener Survey Want to mention one last time on this episode that we have a listener survey open right now.  It is a single question and the link is in the show notes. We want to know what software you PRIMARILY use to edit your photos. Post-Processing Listener Survey  7 Holiday Family Photo Tips Relax.  If there is anything I ...

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Nov 28 2019

54mins

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Outdoor Portraits with Levi Sim

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Post-Processing Listener Survey  Let’s get to our main topic. That is Outdoor portraits. As you all know I’m big in to the travel/outdoor genres of photography. Sometimes this involves photos of people in the various places I go. But I also like to dabble in the occasional portrait and I’ve been thinking of this show topic for a while and ...

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Nov 21 2019

1hr 19mins

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Seven Listener Questions

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Listener Survey Before we get into the episode, I wanted to do a really quick reminder here that we have a listener survey we would love everyone to help us with.  It is a single question survey about what post-processing software you primarily use to edit your photos. Several hundred of you have already answered the survey, so thank you, ...

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Nov 14 2019

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Photoshop 2020 For Photographers With Greg Benz

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Before we get into the episode, I wanted to do a really quick reminder here that we have a listener survey we would love everyone to help us with.  It is a single question survey about what post-processing software you primarily use to edit your photos. Several hundred of you have already answered the survey, so thank you, but I ...

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Nov 07 2019

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How To Do Your First Lighting Setup

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Really quick reminder here that we have a listener survey we would love everyone to help us with.  It is a single question survey about what post-processing software you primarily use to edit your photos. Several hundred of you have already answered the survey, so thank you, but I would love to get a few thousand responses if you would ...

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Oct 31 2019

1hr 26mins

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Camera Cleaning

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Links for the show survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd6K1QNhvmzHvQqp5AUjf5a1HgeZgKdXUBdyqLKKtQEs7mg4Q/viewform?usp=sf_link Camera Cleaning PDF: https://brentberghermphoto1.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/CameraCleaningmpp.pdf Camera Cleaning Products There’s a host of items I like to use for camera cleaning and I’d like to start with those and then we’ll get into technique. Also, I’m going to make a PDF available that has all these items in there. It’ll just be free and open for ...

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Oct 24 2019

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Artificial Intelligence in Luminar 4

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Who Is Dima Sytnik? Dima is the co-founder and CTO of Skylum.  He is a passionate photographer with a software engineering background.  He spent many years developing games for both desktop computers and phones before starting the company that was originally named MacPhun and is now called Skylum.  Dima sat down with me to talk about Luminar, the photo processing ...

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Oct 17 2019

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NextGEN Gallery with Scott Wyden

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The Conversation Scott, we have you here to tell us a bit about the NextGEN plugin by Imagely. You work for Imagely and you even have a podcast called WordPress for Photography Podcast. Tell us a little about you as a photographer and the company you work for. I’m a WordPress user, and I teach it at the university. Right ...

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Oct 10 2019

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In-Person Sales With Aaron Taylor

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In-Person Sales For Portrait Photographers Aaron and I had a little discussion in the Master Photography Facebook Group a couple weeks ago that led to my asking if he wanted to come on the show and talk about it further.  I had shared my recommendations on lighting gear for photographers who are looking to get into lighting, the basic kind ...

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Oct 03 2019

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Impact of AI On Photography 2019

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Learn about the impact AI and computational photography is having on photographers in 2019 Is Brent Switching From Canon to Sony? Brent, as we were talking about his episode you said you wanted to talk a little about a decision you are toying with on possibly switching from Canon to Sony. Tell me about that. Brent is a conflicted man.  ...

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Sep 26 2019

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Getting Started Lighting Gear 2019

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Getting Started Lighting Gear Listener Chris Truhe asked in our Facebook Group: “Could someone provide me with a list of gear one needs to begin off camera flash, in addition to a speed lite, a stand, and an umbrella? Appreciate your time.” I am going to walk through the lighting gear that I am using.  It is gear that is ...

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Sep 19 2019

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Fall Mini Session Tips and Matching a Corporate Headshot

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Fall Mini Session Tips Booking Reach out to people directly – past clients, friends, family, etc. A personal invite makes people feel special. I sold out 75% of this year’s spots just with my personal messages before I even opened them to the public. Use Canva or something similar to create graphics to share on social media. Create multiple graphics ...

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Sep 12 2019

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10 tips for photographing fall color

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Fall Colors In the Northern Hemisphere summer is basically over and we’re looking forward to the changing seasons. Fall is coming and we figured we’d talk about ideas for shooting fall colors today. I love shooting fall colors when I get a chance to do it anyway, but in my area we don’t get a whole lot of fall colors. ...

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Sep 05 2019

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iTunes Ratings

1267 Ratings
Average Ratings
1103
94
27
21
22

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By ceejayphoto - Jan 09 2020
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I’m a new listener and this is a new favorite podcast for me. The Best of 2019 was a great episode and I’m looking forward to checking them out.

Thank you !💙

By rahafly - Mar 18 2019
Read more
Going to archive all of my Instagram photo and starts all over again ✨