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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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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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Go behind the scenes in these photographs on the thought process behind what makes these great images. From posing, lighting and composing, you’ll get insight into what goes into these shots and ideas on how you can apply them to your own work.
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Meet Eduard Florin Niga, a photographer specialised in macro and micro photography. To create his masterpieces, he uses a variety of photographing techniques including stacking, stack-and-stitch and single shot, in his home, self-built studio.
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Meet Nat Geo photographer Ami Vitale, who has traveled to more than 100 countries, lived in mud huts and war zones, contracted malaria, was named by Instyle Magazine as on of fifty Badass Women alongside Jane Goodall, Christiane Amanpour and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Hear from documentary photographer Ian Weldon. You’ll discover: How Ian developed his unique style; the moment his idol Martin Parr contacted him; Internal vs external motivation and more.
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We catch up with Rowena Meadows to chat about candid family and commercial photography. We cover: dealing with rapid success; the transition from family portraits to commercial advertising; her thought process for capturing beauty in the ordinary; how she works with her families and commercial clients.
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In addition to a quick review of the new features in Photoshop, you’ll discover how to make a splash in this episode with splash photography. That means capturing splashes, water droplets while they’re in motion and tips on whether you should use techniques involving flash or shutter speed or both.
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We talk to outdoor and adventure photographer Angela Percival. Angela is a completely self-taught who has gone on adventures that most of us only watch in movies or read about in adventure magazines. She once convinced her crew to sail the coast of Greenland when they couldn’t find a boat from Iceland and she has...
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Your personal projects can lead to bigger opportunities. We talk to photographer Scott McAulay on how personal projects have impacted his own photographic practice.
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How do you achieve that candid, natural shot that looks like you’ve just walked past and captured the perfect moment. We don’t recommend the spray and pray approach. It only takes a bit of thought and some smart techniques to create wow-worthy shots that people love.
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  • More than 200 tutorials and masterminds
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