The Understand Photography Show

Live Show Schedule

Here is the schedule for the upcoming LIVE episodes of The Understand Photography Show! This schedule is updated frequently. Each episode is live on www.facebook.com/UnderstandPhotography every Friday at 4 p.m. EDT. After each episode, we post the show notes right here on our website!

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The Understand Photography Show: Episode 37 Getting Your Nature Photography Noticed Ft. Cheryl Arena

Peggy Farren interviews published nature photographer Cheryl Arena to discuss tips for making your images stand out and get noticed. Cheryl encourages everyone to just "get out there", join groups, get feedback, and enter your images in contests.

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Episode 36: Gary Farber of Hunts Photo and Video: Photography Trends and Conferences

Peggy Farren interviews Hunt's Photo and Video partner Gary Farber to talk about equipment, great photography conferences, and the importance of getting to know your customers. Gary and his brother Scott currently have 8 retail stores across the northeast. They pride themselves on customer satisfaction in a business that has been family owned and operated since 1889, which is quite a feat in a society run by internet business and big box stores.

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Episode 35: An Introduction to Mirrorless Cameras ft. Joe Fitzpatrick

Peggy Farren interviews professional photographer Joe Fitzpatrick as he explains the differences between mirrorless cameras and DSLRs. Joe gets technical in this episode as he delves into sensor sizes and dedicated pixels in an effort to give us a clearer understanding of the three levels of MILCs.

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Episode 34: Nature Photography with a Purpose Ft. Bill Lea

Peggy Farren interviews professional Nature Photographer, Conservationist, and Author, Bill Lea on Episode 34 - Nature Photography with a Purpose. Bill and his wife both feel very strongly about the protection of habitats and wildlife. Bill brings his fascination with the history of an area into his books to help inform people and bring his images of the natural world to life.

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Episode 33: Landscapes and Workshops Ft. Ed Heaton

Peggy Farren interviews professional landscape photographer and workshop host Ed Heaton on The Understand Photography Show: Episode 33 Landscapes and Workshops. Ed Heaton travels across the United States hosting photography workshops with his wife and most recently with his son, teaching others about creating provocative landscape images.

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Episode 32: Creativity in Landscape Photography ft. Alister Benn

Peggy Farren interviews Professional landscape photographer Alister Benn on The Understand Photography Show. Show notes for Episode 32: Creativity in Landscape Photography. Alister Benn, along with his wife, gave up a traditional lifestyle to travel the world with his camera. He creates photographs that are not only visually stimulating but evoke the emotions and experience of his surroundings.

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Episode 31: Wildlife and Bird Photography ft. Diana Calleja

Peggy Farren interviews Professional Wildlife and Bird Photographer Diana Calleja on The Understand Photography Show. Show Notes for Episode 31: Wildlife and Bird Photography. Diana Calleja is new to photography, yet if you look at her pictures, you wouldn’t think that at all. She started out with a point and shoot and then worked her way up to a more professional camera. Diana then started to sell her work at art shows and became successful at it.

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Episode 30: Sports and Travel Photography ft. Ron Wyatt

Peggy Farren interviews Professional Sports and Travel Photographer Ron Wyatt on The Understand Photography Show. Show Notes for Episode 30: Sports and Travel Photography ft. Ron Wyatt Ron Wyatt has been a professional sports and travel photographer for many years. He initially got into photography after taking pictures on his honeymoon, and finding out that most to all of them were out of focus! He decided he wanted to get into photography and learn how to take professional pictures. A local paper hired Wyatt after looking at some of his work. Little did he know that he would become a traveling photographer for the NBA.

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Episode 29: Nature Photography ft. David FitzSimmons

Peggy Farren interviews professional nature photographer and author David Fitzsimmons. David has successfully translated his education background in English and verbal communication into the visual communication of photography. He composes his images to be read by the viewer in much the same way we would read a book.

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Episode 28: Wildlife Photography ft. Daniel Cox

Peggy Farren interviews professional Nature Photographer and conservationist Daniel Cox as he talks about his adventures with polar bears in the arctic. He is part of a team working with Polar Bears International to document the effects of melting sea ice on the populations and behaviors of these beautiful giants.

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Episode 27 Show Notes: Travel Photography ft. Rick Sammon

Peggy Farren interviews professional nature photographer, author, teacher, speaker and Canon Explorer of Light Rick Sammon. Rick started his career in photography underwater! He became President of the Marine Conservation Organization for 10 years and designated the 7 Underwater Wonders of the World.

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Episode 26 Show Notes: Wildflower Photography ft. Roger Hammer

Thanks for tuning into episode 26 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, watch it now on YouTube: The show is now available as a podcast on iTunes!! Please do us a HUGE favor and leave us a rating and review! We are trying to reach more photography enthusiasts on iTunes. Your help makes a huge difference! To hear this episode as a podcast on Soundcloud, click here: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 26 of The Understand Photography Show:

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Episode 25 Show Notes: Flash Photography ft. Joe Fitzpatrick

Thanks for tuning into episode 25 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, watch it now on YouTube: The show is now available as a podcast on iTunes!! Please do us a HUGE favor and leave us a rating and review! We are trying to reach more photography enthusiasts on iTunes and we only have a short few more weeks to do so! Your help makes a huge difference! To hear this episode as a podcast on Soundcloud, click here: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 25 of The Understand Photography Show: Understand Photography General Notes Four Weeks to Proficiency in Photography - The next class begins March 21. Truly knowing photography is a great gift for yourself or someone in your life!

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Episode 24 Show Notes: Working with Researchers to Get THE Shot ft. Larry Richardson

Thanks for tuning into episode 24 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, watch it now on YouTube: The show is now available as a podcast on iTunes!! Please do us a HUGE favor and leave us a rating and review! We are trying to reach more photography enthusiasts on iTunes and we only have a week to do so! Your help makes a huge difference! To hear this episode as a podcast on Soundcloud, click here: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 24 of The Understand Photography Show:

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Episode 23 Show Notes: Scanography ft. Susan Germyn-Francis

Thanks for tuning into episode 23 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, watch it now on YouTube: The show is now available as a podcast on iTunes!! Please do us a HUGE favor and leave us a rating and review! We are trying to reach more photography enthusiasts on iTunes and we only have a short few more weeks to do so! Your help makes a huge difference! To hear this episode as a podcast on Soundcloud, click here: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 23 of The Understand Photography Show:

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Episode 22 Show Notes: Camera Support Systems ft. Joe Fitzpatrick

Thanks for tuning into episode 22 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, watch it now on YouTube: The show is now available as a podcast on iTunes!! Please do us a HUGE favor and leave us a rating and review! We are trying to reach more photography enthusiasts on iTunes and we only have a short few more weeks to do so! Your help makes a huge difference! To hear this episode as a podcast on Soundcloud, click here: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 22 of The Understand Photography Show:

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Episode 21 Show Notes: Landscape Photography ft. Brian Call

Thanks for tuning into episode 21 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: The show is now available as a podcast on iTunes!! Please check us out! To hear this episode as a podcast on Soundcloud, click here: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 21 of The Understand Photography Show:

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Episode 20 Show Notes: Florida Landscape Photography ft. Joey Waves

Thanks for tuning into episode 20 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: The show is now available as a podcast on iTunes!! Please do us a HUGE favor and leave us a rating and review! We are trying to reach more photography enthusiasts on iTunes and we only have a couple more weeks to do so! Your help makes a huge difference! To hear this episode as a podcast on Soundcloud, click here: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 20 of The Understand Photography Show:

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Episode 19 Show Notes: Opening Your Own Gallery ft. Jim Robellard

Thanks for tuning into episode 19 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: https://youtu.be/MFK-S2qbIJ0 The show is now available as a podcast on iTunes!! Please check us out! To hear this episode as a podcast on Soundcloud, click here: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 19 of The Understand Photography Show:

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Episode 18 Show Notes: Nature and Wildlife Photography ft. Robert O'Toole

Thanks for tuning into episode 18 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: https://youtu.be/HdBVnOvwRrI The show is now available as a podcast on iTunes!! Please check us out!

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Episode 17 Show Notes: Food Photography ft. Charlie McDonald

Thanks for tuning into episode 17 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: The show is now available as a podcast on iTunes!! Please check us out! To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 17 of The Understand Photography Show: Four Weeks to Proficiency in Photography - The next class begins January 17. Truly knowing photography is a great gift for yourself or someone in your life! Check out our free webinar video to learn about what you need to know and to experience Peggy's teaching style! https://understandphotography.leadpages.co/4-weeks-photography-education-video/

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Episode 16 Show Notes: All About Photography Lenses ft. Joe Fitzpatrick

Thanks for tuning into episode 16 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: https://youtu.be/6Ac4zvL--W4 To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 16 of The Understand Photography Show:

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Episode 15 Show Notes: Travel Photography ft. Brian Jannsen

Thanks for tuning into episode 15 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 15 of The Understand Photography Show:

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Episode 14 Show Notes: Architectural Photography ft. Greg Agee

Thanks for tuning into episode 14 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 14.

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Episode 13 Show Notes: Commercial Photography ft. David Sussman

Thanks for tuning into episode 13 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 13.

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Episode 12 Show Notes: Extreme Sports Photography + More ft. Dennis Axer

Thanks for tuning into episode 12 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: https://youtu.be/9MF793-dOSI To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 12.

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Episode 11 Show Notes: Landscape Photography ft. Gareth Rockliffe

Thanks for tuning into episode 11 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 11. Check out Gareth Rockliffe's website here: http://www.garethrockliffe.com/

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Episode 10 Show Notes: Selling Your Art ft. Carolyn Edlund

Thanks for tuning into episode 10 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography

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Episode 9 Show Notes: Lightroom Tips ft. Joe Fitzpatrick

Thanks for tuning into episode 9 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 8.

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Episode 8 Show Notes: Cell Phone Photography

Thanks for tuning into episode 8 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Recb7ZMolc To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography

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Episode 7 Show Notes: Astrophotography ft. Bob Brown

Thanks for tuning into episode 7 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpT70hJuPN4 To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 7 of the Understand Photography Show:

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Episode 6 Show Notes: Travel and Photography Apps ft. Cindy Baldwin

Thanks for tuning into episode 6 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5XGFUjxECs To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 6 of the Understand Photography Show:

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Episode 5 Show Notes: Underwater Photography ft. David Berg

Thanks for tuning into episode 5 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnderstandPhotography/videos/1375960352421660/ To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography

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Episode 4 Show Notes: Travel Photography ft. Jim Zuckerman

Thanks for tuning into episode 4 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpM-Nlpvook To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the links mentioned in episode 4 of the Understand Photography Show:

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Episode 3 Show Notes: All About Exposure

Thanks for tuning into episode 3 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-VrM704KYo To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography Here are the show notes for episode 3 of the Understand Photography Show:

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Episode 2 Show Notes: Travel Photography Preparation and Tips

Thanks for tuning into episode 2 of The Understand Photography Show! To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDvdGbcCx9c To hear this episode as a podcast, visit us on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/understandphotography As promised, here are the show notes for episode 2!

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