February 2019

“Worry and fear make terrible artists”

Above: Image by Gina Milicia “Inside of me, there are two dogs. One is mean and evil, and the other is good, and they fight each other all the time. When asked which one wins I answer, the one I feed the most.”― Sitting Bull Imagine if you invited guests into your home and they spent the whole time reminding you about all the mistakes you’ve made in your life and telling you not to attempt a new challenge because it’s too tricky and you will probably fail. I call these house guests “Worry” and “Fear” and the home they visit is my mind. They swagger in uninvited, put their feet up on my furniture, and eat all my Nutella. I hate them, hate how small they make me feel, but at 3 am when my defences are down they sneak into my mind, wake me up and proceed to...

Ep 233: How to shoot Food photography like a pro with guest Joanie Simon

There’s more to shooting food than getting a good Instagrammable shot. In this episode, we speak to food photographer Joanie Simon who reveals her tips on how to photograph food and how to use artificial light to your best advantage. Gina and Valerie hope you enjoy the podcast. Sign up to the newsletter for great tips and free Lightroom presets. Join the dynamic Gold Membership in our Community which delivers monthly tutorials, live mastermind and lots of behind the scenes videos into the creative process. Click play to listen to the podcast or find it on iTunes here. If you don’t use iTunes you can get the feed here, or listen to us on Stitcher radio. Show Notes May 2019 Sicily Tour How to shoot food photography like a pro with guest Joanie Simon Joanie Simon is a commercial food photographer, educator and YouTuber based in Phoenix, Arizona. Her love...

QUOTE: Jump in and swim!

“I often feel like saying, when I hear the question ‘People aren’t ready,’ that it’s like telling a person who is trying to swim, ‘Don’t jump in that water until you learn how to swim.’ When actually you will never learn how to swim until you get in the water.” –Martin Luther King, Jr.
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