Daily Photography Briefing

BPP365:009 Photo Tip Tuesday

An episode of Daily Photography Briefing

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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I will be temporarily putting the Daily Photo Briefing on hold while I re focus on making the Beginner Photography Podcast the best podcast for photographers it can possibly be.  Please consider listening to the Beginner Photography Podcast by searching your favorite podcast player or heading over to  www.BeginnerPhotogtaphyPodcast.com Thank you all! -Raymond
March 25, 2019
252: Photo History Sunday - The Fall of Kodak
How Kodak, the company poised to take over digital photography, failed. 
March 24, 2019
251: Photo News Saturday - Canon Raise
Canon released a new photo sharing service called RISE that uses AI to add tags to a photo like its Subject, Colors, Composition, and even Emotion
March 23, 2019
250: Photo Assignment Friday - Light
Photo Assignment Friday - Light
March 22, 2019
249: Photo Thoughts Thursday - The most influential form of communication
From business to personal, photography is one of the most influential forms of communication. 
March 21, 2019
248: Photo Business Wednesday - Keep your photos backed up
Your one asset as a photographer is your photos. Keep your photos safe.
March 20, 2019
247: Photo Tip Tuesday - Aperture Priority
Need a shot quick? Don't forget about Aperture priority!
March 19, 2019
246: Monday Motivation - Believe in yourself
“Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know and more you imagine” - Roy T Bennett
March 18, 2019
245: Photo History Sunday - The Galloping Horse
Eadweard Muybridge was a photographer who used his photography to settle a bet.
March 17, 2019
244: Photo News Saturday - Kodakit
Kodak's Kodakit program that is hailed "The Uber of Photography" is in hot water for its contractual agreements with photographers. 
March 16, 2019
243: Photo Assignment Friday - Green
Photo Assignment Friday - Green
March 15, 2019
242: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Define The Creative Process of Photography
How Would You Define The Creative Process of Photography
March 14, 2019
241: Photo Business Wednesday - Get Organized
You owe it to your clients to be on top of your game
March 13, 2019
240: Photo Tip Tuesday - Keep your shutter speed up!
Keep your shutter speed up to reduce motion blur
March 12, 2019
239: Monday Motivation - Success is not Final
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts” - Winston Churchill
March 11, 2019
238: Photo History Sunday - When Comparing Past Photographers
When comparing photographers who have made history in their craft, one thing is clear. No one stumbled upon photography and changed the industry forever. The people who leave their mark are the photographers who have spent years, decades, even lifetimes dedicating themselves to photography. You have to want it bad. You have to be relentless with self education.
March 10, 2019
237: Photo News Saturday - Light + Sony
The company Light, maker of the L16 camera has announced a partnership with Sony to bring their tech to cell phones!
March 9, 2019
236: Photo Assignment Friday - Anticipation
Anticipation - from people waiting to cross the street to your dog waiting for their food there is anticipation everywhere around you. Wait and you will see it. 
March 8, 2019
234: Photo Business Wednesday - Scan your Receipts
Scan your receipts and you won't have to deal with a headache at the end of the year!
March 6, 2019
233: Photo Tip Tuesday - Phone Screen Reflection
Use your phone screen to create an in camera reflection
March 5, 2019
232: Monday Motivation - Celebrate Every Step
Don't wait until you reach your goal to be proud of yourself. Be proud of every step you take Karen Salmansohn
March 4, 2019
231: Photo History Sunday - The Worlds First Color Photo
How James Clerk Maxwell created the worlds first color photo in 1861
March 3, 2019
230: Photo News Saturday - EOS RP
Canon makes a splash with its surprise announcement of the Entry level full frame mirrorless Canon RP
March 2, 2019
229: Photo Assignment Friday - Fun
What is fun to you? Taking the dog on a walk? Baking with the kids? Going out with your friends? Relaxing at home? Today showcase what you find fun!
March 1, 2019
228: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Romantic yet Discouraging
There is a lot of luck and serendipity that goes into a great photo. 
February 28, 2019
227: Photo Business Wednesday - Be a helpful hand
When you help your clients they will pay you handsomely
February 27, 2019
226: Photo Tip Tuesday - 5 Steps
Take no more than 5 steps to find something interesting
February 26, 2019
225: Monday Motivation - Make Time
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it Charles Buxton
February 25, 2019
224: Photo History Sunday - First Selfie Ever.
There is a new king crowned to owner of the first selfie ever taken. 
February 24, 2019
223: Photo News Saturday - Lost Thumb Drive
Researchers found a thumb drive in frozen seal poop!
February 23, 2019
222: Photo Assignment Friday - Comfort
This time of year, comfort for me is a sitting on the couch under a blanket watching old episodes of West Wing and eating a big ole bowl of chili. What is comfort for you? Highlight it in a photo today. 
February 22, 2019
221: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Slowing Down
During my time interviewing so many photographers on the beginner photography podcast a common theme of slowing down always seems to come up
February 21, 2019
220: Photo Business Wednesday - Target Audience
You are not your target audiance
February 20, 2019
219: Photo Tip Tuesday - Spray and Pray
Don't be scared to shoot a lot. 
February 19, 2019
218: Monday Motivation - Opportunities vs Obstacles
If you believe it will work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you believe it won’t, you will see obstacles. – Wayne Dyer
February 18, 2019
217: Photo History Sunday - Early Lenses
Early Camera Lenses were incredibly slow!
February 17, 2019
215 - Photo Assignment Friday - Self
It is important to remember that not all photos have to go on social media. Not all photos of you are… for you. 
February 17, 2019
216: Photo News Saturday - Not Enough Followers
A photographer was dropped by for an ad campaign because she did not have enough instagram followers
February 16, 2019
214: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Tiny Details
Focus on tiny details when you are cooped up. 
February 14, 2019
213: Photo Business Wednesday - What Else Can You Offer?
Are you leaving a lot of money on the table?
February 13, 2019
212: Photo Tip Tuesday - Higher Aperture
F 1.8 is not always the right choice
February 12, 2019
211: Monday Motivation - Good, Better, Best
"Good, Better, Best. Never let it rest ‘til your good it better, and your better is best." St. Jerome
February 11, 2019
210: Photo History Sunday - No Lightbulbs
Before artificial lighting photographers had to rely entirely on the sun!
February 10, 2019
209: Photo News Saturday - Lightroom mobile update
Huge update for Adobe's Lightroom mobile platform
February 9, 2019
208: Photo Assignment Friday - Passion
Passion - February is a month of passion. It may be on the nose with valentine's day but take time this week to show off what you are passionate about! 
February 8, 2019
207: Photo Thoughts Thursday - I got a Lensbaby
I got a LenaBaby, and it taught me something about myself. 
February 7, 2019
206: Photo Business Wednesday - Send Thank You Cards
Never underestimate the power of a hand written thank you card
February 6, 2019
205: Photo Tips Tuesday - Rent before you Buy
ant a new lens but are scare to spend a lot of money on a lens you have never used? Rent it! I use and love CameraLensRentals.com
February 5, 2019
204: Monday Motivation - Walt Disney
All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them - Walt Disney
February 4, 2019
202: Photo News Saturday - Keep Jackson Hole Wild
The Jackson Hole Wyoming Tourism Board has created a new geo tag in hopes to keep visitors coming without endangering themselves and the wildlife.
February 2, 2019
201: Photo Assignment - Ground
The ground might be wet or it might be white. Whatever it is, show it off!
February 1, 2019
200: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Refine your Craft
Once you know how to "Take a photo" your job is not over. Continue to learn to hone your craft. 
January 31, 2019
199: Photo Business Wednesday - Blogging
What to blog about when you first get started in photography?
January 30, 2019
198: Photo Tip Tuesday - Use More Foreground
Foreground adds interest and can frame your subject in a more pleasing manner
January 29, 2019
197: Monday Motivation - Our Greatest Glory
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall - Confucius
January 28, 2019
196: Photo History Sunday - The Word Photography
In 1839 Sir John Herschel an english mathematician coined the term photography. Drawing the word from Greek roots. "Photos" meaning light, and "Graphe" meaning, drawing or writing. Together Photography means Drawing with Light. 
January 27, 2019
195: Photo News Saturday - New Social Media Photography Ruling
A new york judge ruled that photos posted to social media can not be used to “Illustrate a news article regardless of whether the photo was created for commercial or personal use” 
January 26, 2019
194: Photo Assignment Friday - Blue
 Blue - With winter here it shouldn't be hard to get a photo of blue. Even if you live in warmer climates you can find and highlight something blue
January 25, 2019
193: Photo Thoughts Thursday - 2 Different Cameras
I use 2 Cameras. 1 for work, 1 for play
January 24, 2019
192: Photo Business Wednesday - The Follow Up
Following up is not rude, it's helpful!
January 23, 2019
191: Photo Tip Tuesday - What Settings To Use?
Don't know what settings to use when shooting manual? Let your camera help you out. 
January 22, 2019
190: Monday Motivation - The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen
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
January 21, 2019
189: Photo History Sunday - Dried Potatoes
The invention of color photography was created by 2 brothers and dried potatoes. 
January 20, 2019
188: Photo News Saturday - Canon Goes All In on Mirrorless
Canon  halts production on EF lenses to focus on the new Mirrorless RF Lens mount
January 19, 2019
187: Photo Assignment Friday - Solitude
Solitude -  if you live somewhere where it snows, you may feel like youll never leave the house again. Highlight what solitude means to you. A warm blanket that you cuddle up under. The book you are powering through this winter. The spotless house from nonstop cleaning just to keep you active.
January 18, 2019
186: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Family Yearbook
Creating a family yearbook is a much more fun way to relive the families memories than going through the 70000 photos on your phone. 
January 17, 2019
185: Photo Business Wednesday - Luxury
Portrait photography is a luxury, treat your clients like it. 
January 16, 2019
184: Photo Tip Tuesday - Backgrounds
Use simple backgrounds to keep the focus on your subject
January 16, 2019
183: Monday motivation - the best preparation for tomorrow
The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today
January 14, 2019
182: Photo History Sunday - The first 35mm still camera
The first 35mm still camera was created by oskar barnack when he realized he needed a ton of heavy equipment to take photographs. He created a prototype that used the popular 35mm film used in movie filmmaking. In 1925 the Leitz camera company began selling the portable 35mm camera under the name Leica who is still around today.
January 13, 2019
181: Photo News Saturday - Digitize Old Videos and Photos
Kodak has a new service what will make digitizing your old memories easy!
January 12, 2019
180: Photo Assignment Friday - Fresh Start
Fresh Start. We have rang in a new year. Its time for a fresh start. Maybe you have a new years resolution, maybe you just love the morning sun. Show me your fresh start.
January 11, 2019
179: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Live Photos
Live photos has made photography a much more immersive experience
January 10, 2019
178: Photo Business Wednesday - Video Marketing
Using video in our business can be really beneficial!
January 9, 2019
177: Photo Tip Tuesday - Exposure Compensation
If shooting in an automatic mode like aperture priority, using exposure compensation will help you photograph snow more accurately.
January 8, 2019
176: Monday Motivation - Start Where You Are
“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can” -Arthur Ashe
January 7, 2019
175: Photo History Sunday - 16.2 Trillion Photos
The human race has now taken an estimated 16.2 trillion photographs.
January 6, 2019
174: Photo News Saturday - Digitizing The Time's Photo Archive
Google is working with The New York Times to digitize their entire photo collection.
January 5, 2019
173: Photo Assignment Friday - Something Old
Find something that makes you feel nostalgic today. Document it to show where you came from and where you are.
January 4, 2019
172: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Wasted Potential
Have you ever had an idea for years and wish you took seriously but never did?
January 3, 2019
171: Photo Business Wednesday - Money Management
You are probably shooting less meaning less money is coming in. How do you deal with the unpredictable cash flow?
January 2, 2019
170: Photo Tip Tuesday - Good Memory Cards
Memory Cards are like the Tires on your car.
January 1, 2019
169: Monday Motivation - Never put the key to your happiness in someone else’s pocket
"Never put the key to your happiness in someone else’s pocket"
December 31, 2018
168: Photo History Sunday - Artistic Women
Latest episode of Daily Photography Briefing
December 30, 2018
167: Photo News Saturday - Documentary Filmmakers
There is an unspoken rule with documentary photographers and thats to not intervene with whats happening in front of the camera
December 29, 2018
166: Photo Assignment Friday - Family
Showcase what makes your family, family
December 28, 2018
165: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Practice Makes Perfect
reflection can enhance growth
December 27, 2018
164: Photo Business Wednesday - Managing Leads
How to manage the people interested in your services!
December 26, 2018
163: Photo Tip Tuesday - HDR
Have you ever taken a photo and realized your subject looks properly exposed but the sky is just pure white, when you know it was vividly blue?
December 25, 2018
Monday Motivation - Life isnt about finding yourself
“Life isnt about finding yourself, Life is about Creating yourself”
December 24, 2018
161: Photo History Sunday - Project Gambit
A look into how photography saved us from entering World War 3
December 23, 2018
160: Photo News Saturday - Don't Leave your gear in your car
This time of year we bring our cameras with us more places. Don't leave your camera in a place for it to get stolen
December 22, 2018
159: Photo Assignment Friday - Cell Phone Only
Take a photo using only your cell phone
December 21, 2018
158: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Share Your Photos
Don't let your holiday photos go forgotten on your memory card. Share them with those you love!
December 20, 2018
157: Photo Business Wednesday - Outsourcing
What's the point of outsourcing? To make you more money!
December 19, 2018
156: Photo Tip Tuesday - GET CLOSER!
There is more than one reason to get closer to your subject!
December 18, 2018
155: Monday Motivation - A river cuts through a rock not because of its power but its persistence.
"A river cuts through a rock not because of its power but its persistence."
December 17, 2018
154: Photo History Sunday - Eadweard Muybridge
Eadweard Muybridge used photography to help settle a bet
December 16, 2018
153: Photo News Saturday - Longest Timelapse From Space
Latest episode of Daily Photography Briefing
December 15, 2018
152: Photo Assignment Friday - Vision
Take time to plan out a photo and put it into motion. How will you achieve your vision?
December 14, 2018
151: Photo Thoughts Thursday - What makes a photo Good?
Looking at some of historys most iconic photos, I descovered a pattern.
December 13, 2018
150: Photo Business Wednesday - Spend Less Money!
Spend time seeing if you can spend less money in your business
December 12, 2018
149: Photo Tip Tuesday - Apple Room
Don't leave more than an apples amount of space above someones head when framing them in a photo.
December 11, 2018
148: Monday Motivation - Don't Say, Just Show
"Don’t Talk, Just Act. Don’t Say, Just Show. Don’t Promise, Just Prove”
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
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.
December 8, 2018
145: Photo Assignment Friday: Time
Time is the only thing we cant get more of in life.
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
December 6, 2018
143: Photo Business Wednesday - Shoot For Free!!
Shoot for free until you cant affort to shoot for free anymore.
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!
December 4, 2018
141: Monday Motivation - With The New Day Comes New Strength
“With the new day comes new strength and thoughts” -Elanor Roosevelt
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.
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.
September 29, 2018
138: Photo Assignment Friday - Peaceful
Find and photograph your peaceful place today
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?
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.
September 26, 2018
135: Photo Tup Tuesday - Hero
Find a hero and your photo will stand out
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”
September 24, 2018
133: Photo History Sunday - The Kodak Digital Camera
Most people don't know that Kodak invented the first Digital Camera
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
September 22, 2018
131: Photo Assignment Friday - Nature
Find something that you find beautiful or interesting in nature and showcase it in a photograph.
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?
September 20, 2018
129: Photo Business Wednesday - Referrals
How you can maximize referrals for your photography business
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
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”
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
September 16, 2018
125: Photo News Saturday -Free Photo Editing Class frm Apple
The Tech Giant offers free editing classes
September 15, 2018
124: Photo Assignment Friday - Weather
Find something interesting about the weather today
September 14, 2018
123: Photo Thoughts Thursday - 365 Project
Have you ever done a 365 project?
September 13, 2018
122: Photo Business Wednesday - Unhappy Clients
What will you do if you have an unhappy client?
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.
September 11, 2018
120: Monday Motivation - Adjust Your Sails
"When you can’t change the direction of the wind, adjust your sails"
September 10, 2018
119: Photo History Sunday - Anna Atkins
Anna Atkins is credited as being the first female photographer
September 9, 2018
118: Photo News Saturday - Nikon z6 and z7
Nikon announces its z6 and z7 Mirrorless cameras
September 8, 2018
117: Photo Assignment Friday - Pattern
Patterns are everywhere. Find one today and show it off!
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
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.
September 5, 2018
114: Photo Tip Tuesday - Be Selective
Be more Selective, Save more time!
September 4, 2018
113: Monday Motivation - You Only Truly Fail When You Stop
“You only truly fail when you stop trying” -Unknown
September 3, 2018
112: Photo History Sunday - Photography Competition
Competition is not new when it comes to the world of photography.
September 2, 2018
111: LIGHTROOM SATURDAY - Organize your Screen
Don't let the tools you don't use get in the way, hide them!
September 1, 2018
110: Photo Assignment Friday - The Eyes
The eyes are the most compelling part of a persons face
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.”
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.
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.
August 28, 2018
106: Monday Motivation - Don't Be Afraid to Fail
“Don't be afraid to fail, be afraid not to try” -Unknown
August 27, 2018
105: Photo History Sunday - Military Intel
How George N Barnard used photography to create Military Intel
August 26, 2018
You don't always have to use your mouse to drag your adjustment sliders. Use your keyboard!
August 25, 2018
103: Photo Assignment Friday - The Sky
Look up at the sky and create an interesting composition
August 24, 2018
102: Photo Thoughts Thursday - Photography is boring
Photography only delights 1 of our 5 senses.
August 23, 2018
101: Photo Business Thursday - Price Structure
Price structure and options are incredibly important to have a successful photo business.
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
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
August 19, 2018
097: LIGHTROOM SATURDAY - Sync Settings
Sync Settings to speed up your edting and add consistency
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!
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.
August 16, 2018
094: Photo Business Wednesday - Bundling
Bundle Products and Servies to give your clients what they want and to increse revanue
August 15, 2018
093: Photo Tip Tuesday - Preparation
The best gear doesn't matter if you are not in the action
August 14, 2018
092: Monday Motivation - The Mind Is Everything
"The mind is everything. What you think, you become" -Unknown
August 13, 2018
091: Photo History Sunday - First Self Portrait
Hugh Lee Pattinson was an English industrial chemist and photographer
August 12, 2018
090: LIGHTROOM SATURDAY - Immerse yourself
Immersing yourself in your edit helps you focus and make better decisions.
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
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!
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
August 8, 2018
086: Photo Tip Tuesday - Cameras are Rugged
Your camera is not a baby! Take it with you places!
August 7, 2018
085: Monday Motivation - Jim Rohn
"Either you run the day or the day runs you" -Jim Rohn
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.
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.
August 4, 2018
082: Photo Assignment Friday - High Key
What is High Key? How can you use it?
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.
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!
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
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
July 30, 2018
077: Photo History Sunday - The Polaroid
Today I share how Dr. Edwin Land invented the Polaroid
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!
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!
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.
July 26, 2018
073: Photo Business Wednesday - Advertising
The power of advertising your photography
July 25, 2018
072: Photo Tip Tuesday: ISO
The basics of ISO and how to utilize it
July 24, 2018
071: Monday Motivation - F Scott Fitzgerald
"Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat" -F Scott Fitzgerald
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"
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.
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!
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.
July 19, 2018
066: Photo Business Wednesday - Customer Service
Strong customer service is what will get you referals and strong reviews!
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.
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
July 16, 2018
063: Photo History Sunday - Reinhold Thiele
Reinhold Thiele is credited as one of the first photo journalists.
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.
July 14, 2018
061: Photo Assignment Friday - Work
Take a photo of your work today and upload it to instagram with #BPP365
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!
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!
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!
July 10, 2018
BPB:057 Monday Motivation - Comfort Zone
"Life Begins At The End of Your Comfort Zone" -Unknown
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
July 8, 2018
BPB:055 Photo News Saturday - New Planet
The first photos of a new planet being formed has been captured!
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
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.
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.
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!
July 3, 2018
BPP365:050 Monday Motivation - George Bernard Shaw
"Don’t wait for the right opportunity. Create it." -George Bernard Shaw
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.
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
June 29, 2018
BPP365:046 Photo Thoughts Thurdsday
Today I share a tip on making photography more important in your life.
June 28, 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!
June 28, 2018
BPP365:045 Photo Business Wednesday
A new segment where I share tips I have learned to running a successful photography business.
June 27, 2018
BPP365:044 Photo Tip Tuesday - Slow Down
Today's tip, try to me more intentional with your photos.
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
June 25, 2018
BPP365:042 Photo History Sunday - Paparazzi
Where did the term Paparazzi come from?
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.
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
June 22, 2018
BPP:039 Photo Thoughts Thursday - Shooting Film
Today I share some thoughts on shooting film and the power behind it.
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.
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.
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
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?
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.
June 16, 2018
BPP365:033 Photo Assignment Friday
Take a photo of something close up today and upload it to Instagram using #BPP365
June 15, 2018
BPP365:031 Whats your Why Wednesday: Cammie
Today Cammie shares why she loves photography.
June 13, 2018
BPP365:030 Photo Tip Tuesday: Visualize
The power of visualization and the questions to ask yourself before a shoot!
June 12, 2018
BPP365:029 Monday Motivation
"You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it." -Charles Buxton
June 11, 2018
BPP365:028 Photo History Sunday - Glass House's
Why The Earliest Photography Studios Were Made Out of Glass
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!
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
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
June 7, 2018
BPP365:024 What's Your Why - Michael from Texas
Why Michael loves Photography
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!
June 5, 2018
BPP365:022 Monday Motivation - Gandhi
In a gentle way, you can shake the world -Gandhi www.BeginnerPhotographyPodcast.com
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
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
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
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
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
May 30, 2018
BPP365:016 Photo Tip Tuesday : Memory Cards
The importance of not skimping out on a memory card!
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
May 28, 2018
BPP365:014 Photo History Sunday : Slow Lenses
Today we talk about the struggle early photographers faced with such slow lenses.
May 27, 2018
BPP365:013 Photo News Saturday
Powerful AI camera Technology
May 26, 2018
BPP365:012 Photo Assignment Friday : Portrait
Today, Take a portrait of yourself feeling strong. Then share it to Instagram with #BPP365
May 25, 2018
BPP365:011 Photo Q&A Thursday
Whats the deal with Lens Filters? - Erika
May 24, 2018
BPP365:010 Whats Your Why Wednesday!
Why does Jesus love photography?
May 23, 2018
BPP365:009 Photo Tip Tuesday
The Importance of Foreground in your Images
May 22, 2018
BPP365:008 Monday Motivation
We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated! -Maya Angelou
May 21, 2018
BPP365:007 Photo History Sunday
The Invention of the Daguerreotype
May 20, 2018
BPP365:006 Photo News Saturday
Wedding Photographer Falls into the Ocean Shooting a Wedding!
May 19, 2018
BPP365:005 Photo Assignment Friday
A Simple Landscape
May 18, 2018
BPP365:004 Photo Q&A Thursday
Should you display your prices on your website or not?
May 17, 2018
BPP365:003 What's Your Why Wednesday
Why do you love photography?
May 17, 2018
BPP365:001 Monday Motivation
The best preperation for tomorrow is doing your best today. -H. Jackson Brown JR
May 16, 2018
BPP365:002 Photo Tip Tuesday
Today I share the importance of simple backgrounds
May 16, 2018
BPP365: The Introduction
The introduction of the daily edition of the Beginner Photography Podcast
May 15, 2018
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