All posts tagged technique

Episode 117 – Difficult Reception Lighting, Polaroid 600SE Review and Listener Questions

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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!

Show Links
Polaroid 600SE Info

Show Music
Tommy Trash April Mix – Soundcloud
Ecotek – Forget About Tomorrow (Trajikk & Joman Electrostep Mix) – Music Ninja
Deadmau5 – Strobe (Redial Remix) – Music Ninja

Episode 113 – Finding Inspiration, Video Lights, Pinterest and Special Guest Shawn Reeder.

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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!

Shawn Reeder’s Blog
You can also purchase Shawn’s work in his Signature Collection Gallery.
Want to get schooled by Shawn? Check out Shawn’s Photo Guiding Page!

Show Links
Bescor LED Light (Phil & Mindy use this one)
Lowell ID Light
Phil on Pinterest
Mindy on Pinterest
Jamie on Pinterest 

*Intro song – Tom Petty by LehtMoJoe

Episode 108 – Justin & Mary Marantz, Flash battery packs, Going Pro Part 3, and Shooting After Dark

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In this weeks episode we review our inexpensive flash battery packs. We also move on to part 3 of our Going Pro series which covers networking and portfolio building. After that we discuss some tips and techniques for night shooting. Our special guests this week are Justin and Mary Marantz. Join us at the end of this show for a great discussion with them on being Authentic.

Show Links:
AltF
Jeff Newsom – imakegoldrecords.com
Shawn Reeder

Justin & Mary Marantz Blog – be sure to follow these guys if you aren’t already, you won’t regret it!

Show Music:
Knife Party – Internet Friends (via Knife Party)
Virtu – Elixir (via Vacay Wave)
Foster the People – Pumped Up Kicks (Gigamesh Remix) (via TheWorldForgot)

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)