Daily Photography Briefing

Daily Photography Briefing

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By Raymond Hatfield
A Daily extension of the Beginner Photography Podcast.

For those who crave more than once a week interviews and want daily photography tips, motivation, history, business tips, and even photography assignments to keep your photography skills sharp and always growing!

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148: Monday Motivation - Don't Say, Just Show
"Don’t Talk, Just Act. Don’t Say, Just Show. Don’t Promise, Just Prove”
01:20
December 10, 2018
147: Photo History Sunday - Lewis Hine
Lewis Hine was an american photographer in the early 1900s who helped shape child labor laws
01:09
December 9, 2018
146: Photo News Saturday - Instagram Update
Instagram is making your profile less about how many followers you have, and more about making a connection.
01:30
December 8, 2018
145: Photo Assignment Friday: Time
Time is the only thing we cant get more of in life.
01:18
December 7, 2018
144: Photo Thoughts Thursday: Future AI Photography
I dream of a day when AI will be able to do most of the heavy lifting
01:23
December 6, 2018
143: Photo Business Wednesday - Shoot For Free!!
Shoot for free until you cant affort to shoot for free anymore.
01:16
December 5, 2018
142: Photo Tip Tuesday: Editing On The Go
Dont wait to get home to edit the perfect shot! Use what you have!
00:59
December 4, 2018
141: Monday Motivation - With The New Day Comes New Strength
“With the new day comes new strength and thoughts” -Elanor Roosevelt
01:31
December 3, 2018
140: Photo History Sunday - Julia Margaret Cameron
Julia Margaret Cameron is credited as making a huge impact on the development of modern photography.
01:05
September 30, 2018
139: Photo News Saturday - No Photo Is Worth Dying For
With a string of photography related deaths, I want to take a moment to remind you that no photo is worth dying for.
01:35
September 29, 2018
138: Photo Assignment Friday - Peaceful
Find and photograph your peaceful place today
01:02
September 28, 2018
137: Photo Thoughts Thursday - A Flute, A Camera, and a Plunger
What does a Flute, a Camera, and a Plunger have in common?
02:00
September 27, 2018
136: Photo Business Wednesday - Referral Marketing
Try to partner with local shops your clients love to shop at to partner your services with them.
01:17
September 26, 2018
135: Photo Tup Tuesday - Hero
Find a hero and your photo will stand out
00:58
September 25, 2018
134: Monday Motivation - Set Goals
“Life only takes meaning when you become motivated. Set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner”
01:20
September 24, 2018
133: Photo History Sunday - The Kodak Digital Camera
Most people don't know that Kodak invented the first Digital Camera
02:04
September 23, 2018
132: Photo News Saturday - Canon EOS R
Canon announced it's entry into the full frame mirrorless market with its EOS R
01:47
September 22, 2018
131: Photo Assignment Friday - Nature
Find something that you find beautiful or interesting in nature and showcase it in a photograph.
00:55
September 21, 2018
130: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Powerful Story Telling Tool
Think back to some of the most iconic images. What makes them so powerful?
01:18
September 20, 2018
129: Photo Business Wednesday - Referrals
How you can maximize referrals for your photography business
01:13
September 19, 2018
128: Photo Tip Tuesday - Expensive Gear
What makes your photograph a success is not the quality of your lens but the moment happening beyond it
00:53
September 18, 2018
127 Monday Motivation - Don't Miss Out
“Don’t miss out on something that could be great just because it could also be difficult”
01:23
September 17, 2018
126: Photo History Sunday - Lewis Carrol
Lewis Carrol, the well known author of Alice in wonderland was also a well known photographer
01:00
September 16, 2018
125: Photo News Saturday -Free Photo Editing Class frm Apple
The Tech Giant offers free editing classes
01:09
September 15, 2018
124: Photo Assignment Friday - Weather
Find something interesting about the weather today
00:54
September 14, 2018
123: Photo Thoughts Thursday - 365 Project
Have you ever done a 365 project?
01:14
September 13, 2018
122: Photo Business Wednesday - Unhappy Clients
What will you do if you have an unhappy client?
01:26
September 12, 2018
121: Photo Tip Tuesday - Dual Card Slots
Use small memory cards if your camera does not have dual card slots to protect yourself aginst card failure.
00:56
September 11, 2018
120: Monday Motivation - Adjust Your Sails
"When you can’t change the direction of the wind, adjust your sails"
01:30
September 10, 2018
119: Photo History Sunday - Anna Atkins
Anna Atkins is credited as being the first female photographer
01:07
September 9, 2018
118: Photo News Saturday - Nikon z6 and z7
Nikon announces its z6 and z7 Mirrorless cameras
01:32
September 8, 2018
117: Photo Assignment Friday - Pattern
Patterns are everywhere. Find one today and show it off!
00:56
September 7, 2018
116: Photo Thoughts Thursday - A World Without Photography
With how ingraned it is in our culture its hard to imagine a world without photography
01:09
September 6, 2018
115: Photo Business Wednesday - Less Steps
If there is one process you should make as seamless as possible its the one where you get paid.
01:22
September 5, 2018
114: Photo Tip Tuesday - Be Selective
Be more Selective, Save more time!
01:10
September 4, 2018
113: Monday Motivation - You Only Truly Fail When You Stop
“You only truly fail when you stop trying” -Unknown
01:21
September 3, 2018
112: Photo History Sunday - Photography Competition
Competition is not new when it comes to the world of photography.
01:28
September 2, 2018
111: LIGHTROOM SATURDAY - Organize your Screen
Don't let the tools you don't use get in the way, hide them!
01:12
September 1, 2018
110: Photo Assignment Friday - The Eyes
The eyes are the most compelling part of a persons face
01:01
August 31, 2018
109: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Marry a Photographer
“If someone just followed you around and took amazing pictures of you, you’d marry them.”
01:08
August 30, 2018
108:Photo Business Wednesday-Work Backward 2 Find the Answer
Knowing what you need to make will help you work backwards to find out how much you should shoot and how much to charge.
01:24
August 29, 2018
107: Photo Tip Tuesday - Good Tripod
A Good Tripod is worth its weight in gold. And if you buy it right, you only have to buy it once.
01:07
August 28, 2018
106: Monday Motivation - Don't Be Afraid to Fail
“Don't be afraid to fail, be afraid not to try” -Unknown
01:15
August 27, 2018
105: Photo History Sunday - Military Intel
How George N Barnard used photography to create Military Intel
00:59
August 26, 2018
104: LIGHTROOM SATURDAY - Fine Tuning
You don't always have to use your mouse to drag your adjustment sliders. Use your keyboard!
01:08
August 25, 2018
103: Photo Assignment Friday - The Sky
Look up at the sky and create an interesting composition
01:11
August 24, 2018
102: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Photography is boring
Photography only delights 1 of our 5 senses.
01:14
August 23, 2018
101: Photo Business Thursday - Price Structure
Price structure and options are incredibly important to have a successful photo business.
01:29
August 22, 2018
099: Monday Motivation - Waiting for the storm to pass
"Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain" -Unknown
01:24
August 20, 2018
098: Photo History Sunday - American Railways
As America grew, photographers were needed to help popularize the new railways to promote more growth
01:18
August 19, 2018
097: LIGHTROOM SATURDAY - Sync Settings
Sync Settings to speed up your edting and add consistency
01:22
August 18, 2018
096: Photo Assignment Friday - Selfie
Self Portraits are incredibly important as they are a record of who you are at a given time. Add some context to boost their power!
01:12
August 17, 2018
095: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Luck and Serendipity
You can be the best photographer in the world but unless you have a little luck and serendipity on your side it might not matter.
01:19
August 16, 2018
094: Photo Business Wednesday - Bundling
Bundle Products and Servies to give your clients what they want and to increse revanue
01:11
August 15, 2018
093: Photo Tip Tuesday - Preparation
The best gear doesn't matter if you are not in the action
00:51
August 14, 2018
092: Monday Motivation - The Mind Is Everything
"The mind is everything. What you think, you become" -Unknown
01:24
August 13, 2018
091: Photo History Sunday - First Self Portrait
Hugh Lee Pattinson was an English industrial chemist and photographer
01:17
August 12, 2018
090: LIGHTROOM SATURDAY - Immerse yourself
Immersing yourself in your edit helps you focus and make better decisions.
01:12
August 11, 2018
089: Photo Assignment Friday - 1 Street 1 Hour
Learn to make up stories of your subjects today before you photograph them, to give them more life
01:13
August 10, 2018
088: Photo Thoughts Thursday - What to do with your photos
I wonder what we will do with all the thousands of digital photos we take. Can you do me a favor? Shoot the podcast a message on instagram and tell me what you do with your photos after you have taken them!
01:41
August 9, 2018
087: Photo Business Wednesday - CEO Day
Ask yourself the questions to get to where you want to go in your photography business
01:20
August 8, 2018
086: Photo Tip Tuesday - Cameras are Rugged
Your camera is not a baby! Take it with you places!
01:05
August 7, 2018
085: Monday Motivation - Jim Rohn
"Either you run the day or the day runs you" -Jim Rohn
01:32
August 6, 2018
084: Photo History Sunday - The Importance of Polaroid
Polaroids were used for way more than just home use. They were a staple in professional photography as well.
01:08
August 5, 2018
083: Lightroom Saturday - Compare
Lightroom Saturday has taken over in August! Todays tip is how you can compare similar photos when culling.
01:18
August 4, 2018
082: Photo Assignment Friday - High Key
What is High Key? How can you use it?
01:04
August 3, 2018
081: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Education > Quality
Today I talk about how your clients perceive photography and how you can use that to your advantage.
01:12
August 2, 2018
080: Photo Business Wednesday - Client Process
Write down your client process to ensure your clients are delivered a consistant experiance every time!
01:31
August 1, 2018
079: Photo Tip Tuesday - Large Vs Small Memory Cards
Today we talk about the pros and cons of shooting with high and low capacity memory cards in your camera
01:04
July 31, 2018
078: Monday Motivation - Karen Salmansohn
"Don"t wait until you reach your goal to be proud of yourself. Be proud of every step you take" -Karen Salmansohn
01:30
July 30, 2018
077: Photo History Sunday - The Polaroid
Today I share how Dr. Edwin Land invented the Polaroid
01:13
July 29, 2018
076: Photo News Saturday - Trip to NASA!?
NASA unveiled a new program for Social Media Savy Photographers to come into their facilitys to capture and share their love of space exploration!
01:20
July 28, 2018
075: Photo Assignment Friday - The Ground
We don't pay enough attention to the ground. Try to find something interesting on it today!
01:01
July 27, 2018
074: Photo Thoughts Thursday - the Treadmill
People don't buy Treadmills. They buy Vanity. People don't buy photographs. They buy the memories.
01:43
July 26, 2018
073: Photo Business Wednesday - Advertising
The power of advertising your photography
01:25
July 25, 2018
072: Photo Tip Tuesday: ISO
The basics of ISO and how to utilize it
01:16
July 24, 2018
071: Monday Motivation - F Scott Fitzgerald
"Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat" -F Scott Fitzgerald
01:29
July 23, 2018
070: Photo History Sunday - The Flashlight Technique
German born photographer Reinhold Thiele is at it again when he invented the "Flashlight Technique"
01:26
July 22, 2018
069: Photo News Saturday - Photoshop on the iPad!
Abobe is reportedly working on a full version of photoshop to bring to the iPad.
01:23
July 21, 2018
068: Photo Assignment Friday - 10 Photos
Keep asking yourself "How can this photo be improved" 10 times. Your progress will astonish you!
01:36
July 20, 2018
067: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Slowing Down
The theme of slowing down seems to come up time and time again with successful photographers. Today I expand on that and try to figure out how to be more mindful of my speed when shooting.
03:07
July 19, 2018
066: Photo Business Wednesday - Customer Service
Strong customer service is what will get you referals and strong reviews!
01:25
July 18, 2018
065: Photo Tip Tuesday - Camera Bags!
A good camera bag can hold all of your gear so don't cheap out on a low quality bag.
01:11
July 17, 2018
064: Monday Motivation - Brian Tracy
"A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power" -Brian Tracy
01:20
July 16, 2018
063: Photo History Sunday - Reinhold Thiele
Reinhold Thiele is credited as one of the first photo journalists.
01:26
July 15, 2018
062: Photo News Saturday - Canon and Nikon Mirrorless?
Rumor mills have been abuzz with talk of new mirrorless cameras from the two camera giants.
01:31
July 14, 2018
061: Photo Assignment Friday - Work
Take a photo of your work today and upload it to instagram with #BPP365
01:05
July 13, 2018
060: Photo Thoughts Thursday - No Camera, Better Memory
I didn't bring my camera to the park when I went to play with my kids, and the light was perfect. I thought I had made a mistake but it turned out for the best!
01:35
July 12, 2018
059: Photo Business Wednesday - What To Charge
When Starting out, you need to know how much to charge! This simple formula will help you get started!
02:58
July 11, 2018
BPB:058 - Photo Tip Tuesday - Perspective
Perspective can change the feel of your photo. If your most willing subjects in front of the camera are your pets or children, get down on their level!
01:12
July 10, 2018
BPB:057 Monday Motivation - Comfort Zone
"Life Begins At The End of Your Comfort Zone" -Unknown
01:45
July 9, 2018
BPB:056 Photo History Sunday - The Calotype
Today I talk about Fox Talbot, the inventor of negitive photography which paved the way for film
01:39
July 8, 2018
BPB:055 Photo News Saturday - New Planet
The first photos of a new planet being formed has been captured!
02:02
July 7, 2018
BPB:054 Photo Assignment Friday: Backlit
Take a photo today of a subject backlit! Then upload it to instagram with the #BPP365
01:07
July 6, 2018
BPB:053 Photo Thoughts Thursday - Leave the camera at home!
I talk about a recent trip I had and how I decided which cameras to bring.
02:16
July 5, 2018
BPB:052 Photo Business Wednesday - Taking time off
Happy 4th of July! It's important to find a way to take time off without feeling guilty.
01:35
July 4, 2018
BPB:051 Photo Tip Tuesday - Boring Photos
Don't be scared to take boring photos. Sometimes the creativity needs to be warmed up!
01:14
July 3, 2018
BPP365:050 Monday Motivation - George Bernard Shaw
"Don’t wait for the right opportunity. Create it." -George Bernard Shaw
01:35
July 2, 2018
BPP365:049 Photo History Sunday - The Birth of 35mm Film
Did you know Thomas Edison not only helped light our homes, but light our hearts with memories when he invented 35mm film.
01:53
July 1, 2018
BPP365:047 Photo Assignment Friday - Water
We may not all live near water, but we all use water. Photograph how you use and appreciate water today and post your photo to instagram with #BPP365
01:13
June 29, 2018
BPP365:048 Photo News Saturday - New Taxes!
The news that online retailers can now charge sales tax even if you are out of state and how it will affect your buying decisions!
01:40
June 28, 2018
BPP365:046 Photo Thoughts Thurdsday
Today I share a tip on making photography more important in your life.
01:49
June 28, 2018
BPP365:045 Photo Business Wednesday
A new segment where I share tips I have learned to running a successful photography business.
03:24
June 27, 2018
BPP365:044 Photo Tip Tuesday - Slow Down
Today's tip, try to me more intentional with your photos.
01:11
June 26, 2018
BPP043: Monday Motivation - Stephen Covey
"I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my Decisions" -Stephen Covey
01:43
June 25, 2018
BPP365:042 Photo History Sunday - Paparazzi
Where did the term Paparazzi come from?
01:26
June 24, 2018
BPP365:041 Photo News Saturday - Leica Watch?
Everyone is getting into the watch game, including one of the most well known and established camera manufacturers.
01:49
June 23, 2018
BPP354:040 Photo Assignment Friday - Landscape or Portrait
Take a photo of an object in both portrait and landscape orentation today and upload it to Instagram using #BPP365
01:24
June 22, 2018
BPP:039 Photo Thoughts Thursday - Shooting Film
Today I share some thoughts on shooting film and the power behind it.
02:42
June 21, 2018
BPP365:038 Whats Your Why Wednesday
Today I share MY why. Why I love photography! I also share a fun fact about this weeks guest Brian Rodgers Jr.
02:31
June 20, 2018
BPP365:037 Photo Tip Tuesday - Depth of Field
Today I share why having a shallow depth of field isnt always the right choice.
01:27
June 19, 2018
BPP365:036 Monday Motivation - Good, Better, Best
Todays Motivational Inspirational Quote "Good, Better, Best. Never let it rest ‘til your good it better, and your better is best." -St. Jerome
01:43
June 19, 2018
BPP365:035 Photo History Sunday: Photos In The News
Did you know newspapers use to carve photos into blocks of wood and stamp them?
01:39
June 17, 2018
BPP365:034 Photo News Saturday: Ektachrome
Kodak announced that it will be bringing back its Ektachrome film stock 6 years after discontinuing it due the lack of film sales from the explosion in digital photography popularity.
01:41
June 16, 2018
BPP365:033 Photo Assignment Friday
Take a photo of something close up today and upload it to Instagram using #BPP365
01:15
June 15, 2018
BPP365:031 Whats your Why Wednesday: Cammie
Today Cammie shares why she loves photography.
02:23
June 13, 2018
BPP365:030 Photo Tip Tuesday: Visualize
The power of visualization and the questions to ask yourself before a shoot!
01:20
June 12, 2018
BPP365:029 Monday Motivation
"You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it." -Charles Buxton
01:52
June 11, 2018
BPP365:028 Photo History Sunday - Glass House's
Why The Earliest Photography Studios Were Made Out of Glass
01:40
June 10, 2018
BPP365:027 Photo News Saturday: Apples Push for AR
This week Apple unvaled some cool new features for its Photos App but what is more exciting is its push for Augmented reality!
02:08
June 9, 2018
BPP365:026 Photo Assignment Friday - Artistic Color
Take a photo of your favorite color today and upload it to instagram using #BPP365
01:01
June 8, 2018
BPP365:025 Photo Q&A Thursday - TTL Flash off camera
Brian from Louisiana asks about using TTL mode on his Flash Off camera
04:13
June 7, 2018
BPP365:024 What's Your Why - Michael from Texas
Why Michael loves Photography
02:31
June 6, 2018
BPP365:023 Photo Tip Tuesday - Strong Foreground
When you show up to a location that is less than ideal, strong foreground can save the day!
01:18
June 5, 2018
BPP365:022 Monday Motivation - Gandhi
In a gentle way, you can shake the world -Gandhi www.BeginnerPhotographyPodcast.com
00:48
June 4, 2018
BPP365:021 Photo History Sunday - Cameras for Painters
Today I share why painters of all people were the #1 purchaser of cameras in the mid 1800s
01:38
June 3, 2018
BPP365:020 Photo News Saturday - Photo Thief!
Hear how a photographers Chelsea & Tony Northrup had a photo stolen and took the case to court. Join the free Beginner Photography Podcast video course to become a better photographer over at www.BeginnerPhotographyPodcast.com
02:09
June 2, 2018
BPP365:019 Photo Assignment Friday - Movement
Today take a photo of Movement and then share it to Instagram with #BPP365 Join the free Beginner Photography Podcast video course to become a better photographer over at www.BeginnerPhotographyPodcast.com
01:07
June 1, 2018
BPP365:018 Q&A Thursday - Photography Insurance?
Today I answer Andrews question about having photography insurance. Join the free Beginner Photography Podcast video course to become a better photographer over at www.BeginnerPhotographyPodcast.com
04:36
May 31, 2018
BPP365: 017 What's Your Why Wednesday - Amanda Farrey
Why does Amanda love Photography? Join the free Beginner Photography Podcast video course to become a better photographer over at www.BeginnerPhotographyPodcast.com
02:43
May 30, 2018
BPP365:016 Photo Tip Tuesday : Memory Cards
The importance of not skimping out on a memory card!
01:30
May 29, 2018
BPP365:015 Monday Motivation : Helen Keller
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched - They must be felt with the heart. -Helen Keller
00:48
May 28, 2018
BPP365:014 Photo History Sunday : Slow Lenses
Today we talk about the struggle early photographers faced with such slow lenses.
01:50
May 27, 2018
BPP365:013 Photo News Saturday
Powerful AI camera Technology
00:47
May 26, 2018
BPP365:012 Photo Assignment Friday : Portrait
Today, Take a portrait of yourself feeling strong. Then share it to Instagram with #BPP365
01:04
May 25, 2018
BPP365:011 Photo Q&A Thursday
Whats the deal with Lens Filters? - Erika
03:59
May 24, 2018
BPP365:010 Whats Your Why Wednesday!
Why does Jesus love photography?
02:25
May 23, 2018
BPP365:009 Photo Tip Tuesday
The Importance of Foreground in your Images
00:38
May 22, 2018
BPP365:008 Monday Motivation
We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated! -Maya Angelou
01:35
May 21, 2018
BPP365:007 Photo History Sunday
The Invention of the Daguerreotype
01:33
May 20, 2018
BPP365:006 Photo News Saturday
Wedding Photographer Falls into the Ocean Shooting a Wedding!
02:21
May 19, 2018
BPP365:005 Photo Assignment Friday
A Simple Landscape
00:59
May 18, 2018
BPP365:004 Photo Q&A Thursday
Should you display your prices on your website or not?
02:59
May 17, 2018
BPP365:003 What's Your Why Wednesday
Why do you love photography?
02:26
May 17, 2018
BPP365:001 Monday Motivation
The best preperation for tomorrow is doing your best today. -H. Jackson Brown JR
01:27
May 16, 2018
BPP365:002 Photo Tip Tuesday
Today I share the importance of simple backgrounds
01:07
May 16, 2018
BPP365: The Introduction
The introduction of the daily edition of the Beginner Photography Podcast
01:48
May 15, 2018
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