November 2017

War Veteran portrait using three lights

In this tutorial, Gina demonstrates her three-light location setup for portraits. This useful setup can be replicated for all sorts of shots including family portraits, senior portraits or lifestyle images.

Ep 173: How to shoot epic landscapes with special guest Peter Eastway

Unless you have been living under a rock, you may have seen the Netflix program “Tales by Light’, an incredible series profile photographers from around the world. Featured in the series is Peter Eastway, a contemporary Australian photographer known his stunning landscape and travel work. Peter has also been involved in photographic magazine publishing for over 30 years, establishing leading Better Photography Magazine in 1995. Gina and Valerie love bringing this podcast to you. 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...

Three things that the best photographers in the world DON’T do

Above: Image, Gina Milicia Successful photographers don’t follow trends, they create them. The best photographers in the world have a unique style that sets them apart from all the other photographers. They photograph subjects that they are passionate about and light, pose and edit in a style that is unique to them. Photography is a visual conversation a photographer is sharing with the world. Copying other photographers or whatever style is hot on Instagram right now is like a musician that only plays covers in their sets. It doesn’t matter how much they sound or look like Adele, Beyonce, Prince, Elvis or Madonna – this style of music will only take them so far. Many of the greatest artists in history start out by copying their idols. The reason they became successful leaders in their craft is because at some point their work no longer resembles anyone else’s. They develop...

Ep 172: How to become a multi award winning photographer with special guest Lisa Saad

If you want to make it as a commercial photographer, you need the confidence of your own strong creative vision AND the ability to understand the overall picture of what a client wants to achieve. In this episode, Gina interviews successful commercial photographer Lisa Saad, who has won more than awards from around the world for her commissioned and conceptual personal work. Lisa provides insights on the importance of shooting personal projects, photo illustration or photographic art, reinventing yourself as a photographer, her thought process and creative techniques behind her multi award winning series The Anonymous Man. She also shares tips on printing, including Lisa’s preferred monitors for editing printers, paper stock and printing hacks to achieve the highest quality prints for exhibitions and publishing. Gina and Valerie love bringing this podcast to you. Hope you enjoy the podcast. Sign up to the newsletter for great tips and free Lightroom...
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