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How to transform your skills and build a profitable photography business

So You Want to be a Photographer Podcast

Leading celebrity and portrait photographer Gina Milicia discusses how to get the most out of your photography, including all the gear and gadgets you need. She chats to photography enthusiast Valerie Khoo on how to pose people, scout the best locations, and more. Useful tips, practical advice – and even some gossip – to help you get ahead, behind the lens!

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Discover the five portrait tips every photographer should know. From composing, exposing, to white balance, connection and depth, you’ll find out key strategies and techniques to make your portraits stand out from the pack.
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Meet Kenneth LeRose, a nomadic traveller who specialises in Astro/Landscape Photography. He roams the US in his tiny little Airstream with his best furry friend Sabu. He also runs workshops in astrophotography. To him, It is crucial to get people excited about the night sky. “The more people that fall in love with our twinkling...
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In this episode, you’ll discover: What is flash? Why use flash? Understanding daylight is the key to understanding flash, the sunflower protocol, gear, a quick and easy way to see how light works, the 5 minute off camera flash set up for beginners, what you can do to build your confidence and the techniques we...
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In this episode, you’ll discover what you can do to build your confidence and the techniques we recommend to quell fear – on your creative journey and during your shoots.
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In this episode, we discuss the best ways to shoot under extreme time pressure, find or make the best lighting and nail the perfect shot.
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What makes a portrait? Apart from the technical aspects, there are a few intangible factors that you need to consider if you want to create a portrait that makes people go “Wow”. We reveal what you need in this episode.
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Adventure and elopement weddings are exploding in popularity in the last few years. Pandemics, social distancing and travel restrictions and $$$ are influencing more couples to rethink the traditional 100+ people wedding. Joel Alston has grown his intimate and elopement wedding photography business from 2 weddings a year to 70 + weddings a year which...
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Photographer Mitchel Wu must have the best job in the world. His clients include: Marvel, The Walt Disney Company, Hasbro, Mattel, Warner Bros and more. He photographs toys. But with a difference!
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How to build an awesome brand, book more clients and make lots more money as a photographer. Meet Jeff Brown, a full time professional photographer and marketing consultant, who will reveal how to do all that and much more.
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In this start to finish video tutorial we share how to light and edit a simple set up that you can easily set up and practice at home using daylight, continuous lighting or flash.
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Nancy Floyd has been photographing herself since 1982, with the aim of taking a photo a day. The resulting project, comprising over 2500 images, is a study on the passage of time, loss and the ageing female body. Weathering Time is the winner of the inaugural ICP / GOST First Photo Book Award.
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Meet commercial photographer Tony Roslund who specialises in architecture and headshot photography. You’ll discover: what’s it like being part of three generations of photographers, how he broke into product and architecture photography, pricing, his motto “DO AVERAGE ELSEWHERE”, the different genres of product photography, Tony’s product photography thought process, and much more.
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Preet is a Dubai based Photographer who has gorgeous images and is founder of DXB VISUALS , A web store for Canvas Backdrops & Camera Straps. In this chat, you’ll discover how Preet developed his skills photographing pre-school children, why he sends physical proofs rather than digital proofs, the importance of anticipating the moment, how...
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Go on a “start to finish” journey of a photograph, from conception to composing, shooting, directing, lighting, right through to Lightroom adjustments and Photoshop post-production. Gina and Valerie discuss a character portrait of a wizened man in Cuba smoking a car, taking you through every step of the process.
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Discover how to license your images and add another revenue stream to your photography business with guest Adam Taylor.
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Want to kick off 2021 so that you’re organised for the rest of the year – and beyond!? We give you a blueprint for the best way to organise your photography gear, files and time. These are real world tips that are tried and true so that you’ll be more productive and efficient.
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Happy new year! We celebrate with you – our wonderful listeners – and recap more great photography lessons we’ve learnt in the past year. From the art of storytelling, to lighting tips and how to master the right mindset, take these lessons in 2021 for a cracker of a year. We hope you enjoy the...
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With the holidays upon us, we look at the best photography lessons of 2020. From how to gain more confidence to the easiest smile hack ever – and everything in between!
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Editing your shots can turn an average image into a stunner. But where do you start and what sorts of tools should you use. We break down the key effects and basic editing tools you can use to transform your images.
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Meet Brian Friedman, recognised photographer of choice by noted entertainment personalities, corporate leaders, event planners and individuals.
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