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Gina Milicia

Ep 334: The 40 year self portrait series with guest Nancy Floyd

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.

Ep 333: How to become a commercial Photographer with guest Tony Roslund

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.

What kind of photographer will you be in 2021?

Above: Image by Gina Milicia “Education without application is just entertainment.” I have a confession to make: I have not eaten Nutella for 4 months. This is a record for me. I have tried to quit before but always fell off the wagon. This time was different, the last binge did it for me. I ate two (YES, TWO!) jars of Nutella in one sitting. It was bliss at the time, but I felt like garbage for the next week, and now each time I think about Nutella, I am reminded of that ‘you just ate 200x the daily allowance of Nutella’ feeling. The pain of being a Nutella addict was now worse than the pain of not having Nutella in my life. “Change happens when the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of change.” – Tony Robbins As photographers, the ‘unknown’ or ‘discomfort’ can be experienced in...

Ep 332: How to develop a unique style with guest Preet Uday

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 Preet broke into commercial photography via word of mouth, the importance of pre visualising images, and much more.

Ep 331: Lighting, posing and editing a character portrait

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.

Ep 330: Learn to Licence your photos with guest Adam Taylor

Discover how to license your images and add another revenue stream to your photography business with guest Adam Taylor.

Ep 329: The best ways to organise your photography gear, files and time.

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.

Ep 328: More great lessons in photography from 2020

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 podcast.

Quote: Make your mistakes, next year and forever.

Iceland Above: Bali fisherman Fuji x100f, image by Gina Milicia “I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. “Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re Doing Something. “So that’s my wish for you, and all of us, and my wish for myself. Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before. Don’t freeze, don’t stop, don’t worry that it isn’t good enough, or it isn’t perfect, whatever it is: art, or love, or work or family or life. “Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, Do it. “Make your mistakes, next year and forever.” ― Neil Gaiman

Ep 327: The best photography lessons of 2020

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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