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May 2017

Ep 137: How do you know if you are ready to start a photography business

So you’re into photography and think you might be able to earn some money from it. Whether you want to do it on weekends or full time, you need the right approach if you want to succeed. Gina and Valerie chat about how to get the right mindset, the essential steps you need to take, how to find time to build your business and the importance to finding your tribe. 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.   #ginachallenge#3feetfromgold 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 Shout out...

Ep 136: Snapshot: Should you work for free and how to take your photography to the next level

When you’re starting out in photography, you can sometimes be offered opportunities in exchange for “exposure”. That is, your client doesn’t want to pay but promises that they will promote you in some other way. Should you do this? Gina and Valerie reveal their strategies. Also, we answer a listener question on how to take her photography to the next level. Ask your questions at news@ginamilicia.com 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 When should you work for free? Gina and Valerie...

Quote: Passion

“I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” Vincent van Gogh Above: Image Gina Milicia

Ep 135: How to use colour for maximum impact in photos

Choosing the right colour in your photographs isn’t just about wardrobe choice. You should also consider how the overall colour palette impacts your image, and also whether you can adjust any hues in post-production to achieve a show-stopping look. Gina and Valerie chat about what you need to be aware of, the importance of a colour wheel, ideal colour combinations for any situation, and much more. 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.   #ginachallenge #colour 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 Listener Question   Colours are...

LYS book cover studio shoot with Samuel and Connie Johnson

In this tutorial, Gina shares her studio lighting setup for a book cover and merchandise shoot.

A cool way to improve the way you crop your images in Lightroom

How to change composition overlays in Lightroom CC The default crop overlay setting in Lightroom is the rule of thirds which is very handy but did you know you can change the overlay to include:   Above: Fibonacci                                                 Above: Golden Ratio   Above: Golden triangle                                     Above: Grid Above: Aspect Ratio To change the overlay Shortcut  “R” takes you to the crop overlay Shortcut “O” to toggle through the different crop overlays Shortcut “Shift O “ to change the orientation of the overlay. Press play to check out my demo below.

Ep 134: Snapshot: Social media etiquette for photographers

In this Snapshot minisode, Gina and Valerie discuss social media etiquette for photographers. What is the best approach when it comes to social media? Is it actually effective? What are the big no-nos in the social media space. Ask your questions at news@ginamilicia.com 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 Introduce yourself the right way Be engaging, passionate and authentic The best way to share your art is to share the story behind it. Everyone loves a story. The lurker The...
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