The Understand Photography Show Notes
Here is the schedule for the past and upcoming episodes of The Understand Photography Show! This schedule is updated frequently. Each episode is on www.facebook.com/UnderstandPhotography every Friday at 4 p.m. ET. After each episode, we post the show notes right here on our website!
David Long has published eight guide books for photographers so far. He gives us the ins and outs of how to put a book together, how to self publish, ideas to promote your book and other uses for the books in episode 138 of The Understand Photography Show.
Gary Roche is a nature photographer who has had incredible success in the photography industry within only two years. Gary tells us how he was able to be featured in local notable magazines and gives advice on how to approach editors and get noticed by them.
Learnng about bird behavior can help you anticipate and capture great images. Professional photographer Peter Brannon gives us ideas on apps, bird migration and nesting seasons, how to tell when a bird is about to fly or do something interesting and how to photograph them.
Leading lines, color, shape and light. With her design background, Jennifer King has a lot of great tips about composition to help come up with high impact nature photography images. Composition in photography is way more important than many people realize.
Composition plays a huge part in artistic bird photography but it’s really tough to think about when you are trying to capture a bird in flight. Judy Malloch and Peggy Farren discuss different techniques and composition guidelines to help us improve our bird photography images.
Pro photographer Denise Silva share her tips for high impact street photography. Learn how to approach people, which lenses to use, what makes an interesting street photo and more.
Floral photographer Jackie Kramer shares advice and tips for great flower photography. Jackie sometimes uses textures that she photographs at the same scene. High impact backgrounds, color combinations and more will give you amazing flower photographs!
Why, when and how to shoot black and white photography for high impact photographs. Geff Bourke is a well-known speaker on this subject. Black & white photography can add drama or take away distractions.
Travel photography is so much more fun when you come home with amazing photographs! Joe Fitzpatrick gives us his best advice to make your travels a fulfilling experience.
Sometimes a documentary style image doesn’t capture the feeling of being there. World traveler Kirsten Hines gives us tips on how to create abstract photographs in nature to help tell the story and feel the emotion of the moment.
Carolyn Graham Edlund with Artsy Shark is back to give solid and easy tips for great results. If you are interested in selling your photography as art, tune in to episode 128 of The Understand Photography Show!
Have you ever wondered how to creatively light up your subject at night? Learn to play with light and get incredible images with light painting tips and techniques from David Sussman.
Getting great images from long exposures take practice. Photographer Gareth Rockliffe gives us great advice on creating stunning images that show movement.
Conservation photographer Shawn Carey gives us tips on documenting the natural world and tells us what we can do to give back and help protect wild spaces.
Are you frustrated that your Instagram posts aren’t being seen? Learn how to increase your visibility with tips from photographer Rob Hoovis.
Have you ever wondered how to photograph tiny details? These macro photography methods and tips from acclaimed photographer Steve Gettle will show you how!
Joe Fitzpatrick teaches us the best memory cards and SD cards to buy and why! Do you know what all those symbols mean? Joe will teach us!
Andrew West teaches us step by step on how to use a Trapping Trail cam. He talks about what settings he uses and how he sets up his game cam and other equipment in order to get great shots of wildlife. Since many of the shots are at night, Andrew tells us how to set up additional lighting.
Bart Baldwin discusses how to dissect a photograph to figure out the settings, lens length, etc. to try to delve into what the photographer was thinking when they took the picture. That can really help you “see” your photography with a different view. We give some concrete suggestions to really improve your photography!
James Neihouse is a master class instructor in cinematography and an IMAX photographer. James was instrumental in bringing IMAX technology into the space program. Get inspired by James’ amazing career in episode 119 of The Understand Photography Show!
Specific projects and activities to help spark creativity in your photography is the theme for episode 118 of The Understand Photography Show. Guest Chris Smith gives us step by step , specific actions to help us bring some impact and interest to our photography.
Up your game with sports photographer and photojournalist Amanda Inscore. We talk about camera settings for many different sports, where to put yourself, composition, and more in episode 117 of The Understand Photography Show.
Mark Smith teaches us how he puts together stories with his photography and video. Get ideas on putting emotion and mood into your photography in episode 116 of The Understand Photography Show!
Learn how to create your own stunning images with flower photographer Kathleen Clemons. She shares great tips for creating gorgeous fine art images with flowers.