The Understand Photography Show Notes
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Market your photography by doing event photography! Famed event photographer Charlie McDonald shares lots of ideas for fine art photographers, portrait, commercial, wedding, children and real estate photographers. Event photography done strategically can expose you to your exact clients. When people know, like and trust you, they are more likely to buy your art, hire you as their newborn photographer and more.
Step by step instructions on photographing fireworks from how to choose the best location to camera settings, equipment and more! Third-time guest David Sussman gives us such great tips and explains the how and why so well!
Fine art photographer Rich Smukler gives us tips for boosting your credibility and getting your work displayed in a gallery.
Two-time guest Edin Chavez talks about growing your audience using Facebook. Creating groups and pages to increase your following, ideas for interacting, ads, Facebook pixel and more. Edin has a huge following on social media and shares many of his great ideas.
Bobbi Lane sheds light on the secrets to achieving an impactful picture by developing a bond with the person first. She discusses the importance of overcoming your fears when it comes to asking strangers for a picture and how to deal with language barriers in different scenarios.
Photography guide Hilton Kotze of South Africa gives us the ins and outs of a photo safari in Africa. From what gear to bring, to what to expect, to what types of photo safaris are offered.
A podcast can be an amazing marketing tool for photographers. Lynford Morton gives us reasons we need to start a podcast and all the information to get us going. He tells us specific equipment and software we’ll need, different formats to consider and how to start marketing our podcast.
Art Fairs and Art Shows are the fastest way to sell your fine art photography. Tim Bath gives us tips on getting juried in, how to choose the right festival for you, keys to financial success and more!
What is exposure bracketing? What does ETTR stand for? How will learning about these help my exposures? In Episode 139 of The Understand Photography Show, Peggy Farren interviews Satesh Ramjattan about getting perfect exposures. Be forewarned; this show is a little technical! We did our best to simplify the concepts. Satesh also teaches about exposure blending in Photoshop.
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.