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Episode 105 – Colby Brown Interview, Shooting in Manual, Fighting Burnout and Google+

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This week we discuss our favorite photo culling software, Photo Mechanic, talk about the benefits of shooting in Manual Mode, and share ways to fight photographer burnout. We also have an interview with photographer Colby Brown, who’s clients include National Geographic, Sierra Club, and The Red Cross. Join us as we discuss ways you can break into the industry and the benefits of Google + for photographers.

Show Links:
Photo Mechanic
Family Tree Design (designer, illustrator)
Colby Brown Photography
The Giving Lens
Lespwa Haiti

Google+ is worth joining! Tons of great photographers to connect with!
Colby Brown on Google+
Phil Thornton on Google+
(notice mindy & jamie are NOT on Google+ … what’s up with that?)

Show Music:
Shag – Campus Life (via The Word is Bond)
Four Tet – Sing (RLVNT Remix) (via Phuture Labs)
Dillon Francis – Ultra (via Soundcloud)
Gramatik – Good Evening Mr. Hitchcock (via Pretty Lights)
Breakbot – Baby I’m Yours (Nico les Tuyaux Remix) (via Soundcloud)

Episode 104 – Rapid Strap, Shooting for Free, White Balance Woes

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Today we talk about the Rapid Strap from Black Rapid, shooting for free, and different white balancing techniques. Unfortunately our scheduled interview with Jason Aten couldn’t be published today due to some technical difficulties with Skype. We will definitely be having Jason back for an interview in the future, he’s a brilliant business man and talented photographer. Be sure to check out his links below.

Jason also has 4 upcoming workshops, the first one being in Tahoe, NV in January. If you are serious about getting your business in order you should definitely look into these.

Jason Aten Photography
Start Workshop

Show Links:
Rapid Strap by Black Rapid
Expo Disc by ExpoImaging
PhotoVision Calibration Cards
Music:
Paper Diamond – Imagine the Possibilities  (via Pretty Lights)
Class Action X Walls – Keep You (via The Line of Best Fit)

Episode 103 – Bag Round-Up, Back Button Focus, Outsourcing, and Jen and Steve Bebb

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This is a very special Shoot to Kill episode! We introduce our new third wheel/three’s a company/perpetual guest: Jamie Clayton! Jamie will be joining us for the forseable future helping us add a little more conversation to the mix. We’re lucky to have him, he’s a great photographer and all around good guy. Check out his work here: http://www.jamieclayton.com/

In this episode we look at some messenger style camera bags, talk about our Pocket Rockets (yes, that’s what they’re called), discuss back-button focusing and focus modes. We also examine the pros and cons of outsourcing some of your editing. This week’s interview is with Jen & Steve Bebb, award winning wedding photographers and all around awesome people. Be sure to check out WHAT IF Conference this year in Cabo, looks like it’s going to be amazing!

Think Tank Retrospective Lens Changer 2
Pixel Pocket Rocket
Canon Back Button Focus Tutorial / Nikon

Outsourcing options:

Colorati
Shoot Dot Edit
Photographers Edit 

Be sure to check out Jen & Steve Bebb! http://www.bebbstudios.com/
WHAT IF Conference 
Jen’s video/photography fusion book, Photo Fusion.

We’d love your feedback! Email us at feedback@shoottokillpodcast.com

Music from this episode:
Vanguard – LeJeune VIA Seattle in High Def
Kozak 94 – My Little Chinese Man VIA Musigh
Nuck Chorris – Opalescence VIA Musigh
Sabrepulse – Paradise VIA Musigh