We’re back! After a temporary “summer break” we are back and better than ever with Season 2! We start this season with some big announcements, new segments, and a great interview. How far is too far when bending over backwards for your clients? We discuss the pros and cons of having boundaries in your business. After that, we have a great interview with Chris & Adrienne Scott where we discuss perfecting your portrait sales.
In second installment of our live show at the BrickFactory, we talk with Leeann Marie about why she is a big nerd (you should be one too) and why systems are sexy! She also recites the alphabet backwards! If you missed the first part of this two part special please check out episode 118 first!
With a slight (okay, substantial) delay, we are thrilled to finally bring you part one of the “Live at the Brick Factory” episode. This episode is audio only for the podcast feed but we will be posting video to the website shortly. In the first part we admit to some wedding blunders we’ve experienced, discuss how and why we watermark (or don’t watermark) our online images, and end with a great interview with Jared Bauman about pricing.
Part 2 will be released next week with our interview with Leeann Marie!
In this episode we talk about some challenging lighting situations and how we might handle them. After that, Jamie reviews his new Polaroid Pro 600SE. We also take some listener questions including or very first call in question!
Okay, let me start by saying that we have no interest in attacking anyone’s character or bashing anyone personally. This is our best attempt at an objective, educational review of David Jay’s new “Photo System”. David Jay, among others, has been catching a lot of flack in our industry as of late. It seems like the masses are finally starting to question wether or not the people offering workshops and learning tools are qualified to do so. Listen as we walk through the “10 easy steps” in the system and discuss.
In this episode we also answer some great questions from listeners, Phil insults all of England and Jamie professes his love for smoothies.
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In this week’s episode we turn the geek dial up to eleven. Phil prattles on about what light really is and how it’s created. We also discuss some new and important changes to Facebook Pages that your going to want to implement. At the end of the show we talk about the pros and cons of using a blog as your main photography website.
This week we also launch the spanking new Weekly Photo Challenge! Each week we are challenging all you ‘Shoot to Killers’ to get out and take a photo incorporating a theme we’ll mention in the show! A winner will be announced in the following show and we’ll even send him/her an elusive STK T-shirt (or something else equally as cool.) Listen to this episode to hear the theme for the week! Submit your images on the Facebook Page!
Today we talk about the new Canon 5D Mark III due out in March. We also discuss/ramble about various natural light shooting techniques we use. After that, we have a great interview with Todd Reichman from AManToFish.com. Todd is a talented photographer and super savvy business man. We chat about branding, client buying mentality and being hirable. Be sure to check out Todd’s upcoming workshops and his blog.
We’d also like to send a special thank you out to our new sponsor – LensProToGo! We’ve used and trusted these guys for our rental needs and it’s nice to be able to work with them. Be sure to check them out if you need any rentals!
This week we talk about the ways we try to stay inspired. We also review some video lights we’ve used in the past. Ever wonder what all the buzz is about with Pinterest? We cover that too! We wrap up the show with an interview with special guest Shawn Reeder, an amazingly talented photographer. Be sure to check out Shawn’s links in the show notes, you’ll love his dramatic landscapes!
This week we dive into black and white conversions, Jamie reviews his Mamiya 645, and we discuss why photo-walks are awesome! We also have Airika and Gerald Pope from Seattle on the show to discuss relationship marketing (don’t miss this, VERY good info that will grow your business!)