Podcast: So you want to be a photographer

I co-host a weekly podcast with amazing celebrity and portrait photographer Gina Milicia. http://ginamilicia.com/category/podcast/
Ep 143: Bad habits every photographer should ditch today - do you make them?

Ep 143: Bad habits every photographer should ditch today - do you make them?

Photography can be unpredictable. And when you’re shooting, anything can happen – good and bad. Sometimes, life throws you curve balls and you find yourself with a damaged lens, cyclonic conditions or any number of unforeseen circumstances which make shooting a big challenge. So that’s where a bit of planning can go a long way to avoiding a whole series of epic photo fails.

Photography can be unpredictable. And when you’re shooting, anything can happen – good and bad. Sometimes, life throws you curve balls and you find yourself with a damaged lens, cyclonic conditions or any number of unforeseen circumstances which make shooting a big challenge. So that’s where a bit of planning can go a long way to avoiding a whole series of epic photo fails.

In this Snapshot minisode, Gina and Valerie shout out Natalie Ord who is being featured in the National Photographic Portrait Prize. And they discuss shots where the backgrounds have been changed, composites have been created and bubbles are shot against a black background.  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…

In this Snapshot minisode, Gina and Valerie shout out Natalie Ord who is being featured in the National Photographic Portrait Prize. And they discuss shots where the backgrounds have been changed, composites have been created and bubbles are shot against a black background. 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…

In this “Snapshot” minisode, Gina and Valerie provide photo critiques for Brad, help Matt out with his dilemma of shooting in a small space, and discuss Chris’s foray into film – and his stunning results. 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…

In this “Snapshot” minisode, Gina and Valerie provide photo critiques for Brad, help Matt out with his dilemma of shooting in a small space, and discuss Chris’s foray into film – and his stunning results. 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…

In this episode, we meet acclaimed art director turned photographer Billy Plummer. Billy boasts major clients in his portfolio but also talks about the importance of shooting personal projects and how those projects have been instrumental in getting him work …

In this episode, we meet acclaimed art director turned photographer Billy Plummer. Billy boasts major clients in his portfolio but also talks about the importance of shooting personal projects and how those projects have been instrumental in getting him work …

Inspired by a listener question (Hi, Danni!) this minisode is about how to plan a model folio shoot. If you need to do this – or you are building your portfolio through test shots – discover what you need to …

Inspired by a listener question (Hi, Danni!) this minisode is about how to plan a model folio shoot. If you need to do this – or you are building your portfolio through test shots – discover what you need to …

These days, everyone wants “natural looking” portraits. The trend in advertising, YouTube, editorial and Instagram is all about the natural look. Even the most traditionally corporate want this feel. But that doesn’t mean it’s super easy to snap. If you …

These days, everyone wants “natural looking” portraits. The trend in advertising, YouTube, editorial and Instagram is all about the natural look. Even the most traditionally corporate want this feel. But that doesn’t mean it’s super easy to snap. If you …

As photographers, sometimes the conditions we’re given to shoot in aren’t ideal. In this episode, Gina Milicia and Valerie Khoo answer a listener question about how to best tackle a group portrait shoot in hard sunlight. Gina and Valerie will …

As photographers, sometimes the conditions we’re given to shoot in aren’t ideal. In this episode, Gina Milicia and Valerie Khoo answer a listener question about how to best tackle a group portrait shoot in hard sunlight. Gina and Valerie will …

How do you find your niche as a photographer? It can be tempting to want to master many different types of photographic styles, but your success could actually lie in your specialisation. You might think you’re not limiting or pigeonholing …

How do you find your niche as a photographer? It can be tempting to want to master many different types of photographic styles, but your success could actually lie in your specialisation. You might think you’re not limiting or pigeonholing …

As photographers, it can be easy to think that your pictures should speak for themselves. Well, that’s only true some of the time. If you want to use blogging to attract more clients, then you need an effective blogging strategy. In this episode, Gina and Valerie discuss what the purpose of your blog is and the essential steps that you need to take in order to blog effectively. They outline why the text you include is sometimes just as important as the images. Gina and Valerie love bringing…

As photographers, it can be easy to think that your pictures should speak for themselves. Well, that’s only true some of the time. If you want to use blogging to attract more clients, then you need an effective blogging strategy. In this episode, Gina and Valerie discuss what the purpose of your blog is and the essential steps that you need to take in order to blog effectively. They outline why the text you include is sometimes just as important as the images. Gina and Valerie love bringing…

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