The Fashion Photography Podcast

The Fashion Photography Podcast

By Virginia Y
Hello, photography lovers!

The Fashion Photography Podcast is the show where we talk with the top fashion photography professionals from all over the world, revealing tips and tricks on how to spark your creativity and jump start your career.
Each week, we work really hard to bring you top-notch content and meet you with amazing guests. Our mission is not only to educate but also to inspire the new generation of fashion photography artists and grow as an amazing community-together.
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Do we need a makeup artist?
Do we need a makeup artist for our very first test photo shoot with a model? We're going to answer the question today in three different ways, so that you can all have some profit from it, depending on your level. SHOW NOTES: http://photographypodcast.net/podcast/do-we-need-a-makeup-artist/
09:57
October 18, 2019
Reality meets Fashion with Alex Hutchinson
In this episode of The Fashion Photography Podcast we meet with Alex Hutchinson (@alexhutch) (YouTube) We talk about: How he transferred from a desk job to a full time photographer with clients like: What's his definition on style Are there "perfect" clients? What to do to get them? How do I get published - and does it really matter? SHOW NOTES: https://photographypodcast.net
37:22
October 16, 2019
I Wish I Knew This when I started Fashion Photography - With Anita Sadowska Part 2
In this second part of our interview in the Fashion Photography Podcast with Anita Sadowska (@sadowskaphoto) (YouTube) We talk about: What's the best thing about working and living in Bali? How to find different teams, when you are constantly traveling? How to get the best possible girls from modeling agencies when you are in a new country? How to stand up for what you deserve? What is the perfect recipe for swimwear photo shoot? SHOW NOTES
48:45
October 9, 2019
A secret system to choose the right projects for you
You know this feeling when a client comes to you and you are not quite sure if this is the right project for you or not? Virginia will share with you her system to make sure you'll always pick the perfect project for you. SHOW NOTES
07:28
October 4, 2019
I Wish I Knew This when I started Fashion Photography - With Anita Sadowska
In this episode of The Fashion Photography Podcast with Anita Sadowska (@sadowskaphoto) (YouTube) We talk about: Small markets and what are the pros and cons about it? The influences and their influence on the Fashion Photography market. Why they have such a big impact and what the future's gonna be like? We talk a looot about YouTube, of course. For obvious reasons. SHOW NOTES
34:28
October 2, 2019
Gain control over your business with The Masons - Part 3
In this second part of our interview in the Fashion Photography Podcast with The Masons (@themasonsofficial) We talk about: How to lose your comfort in order to create magic. How to find and store your locations? The discomfort of the price conversation. We talk about the industry and what we'd like to see changing.  SHOW NOTES
33:44
September 25, 2019
What's Previiew?
We have invited the editor and curator of Previiew to find out more about the platform and see for ourselves if it's the right outlet for your work. SHOWNOTES
11:28
September 20, 2019
Gain control over your business with The Masons - Part 2
In this second part of our interview in the Fashion Photography Podcast with The Masons (@themasonsofficial) we talk about: How to provide your client with service instead of just images? How to build you brand as a photographer? The little efforts to provide your clients with a little bit extra to make sure they'll come back. SHOW NOTES 
29:30
September 18, 2019
Gain control over your business with The Masons
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet The Masons (@themasonsofficial) They will help us to understand the licensing and how to explain it to the client? The structure of the advertising agencies and how to start working with them? How to make your first steps towards a client? SHOW NOTES 
32:29
September 11, 2019
Should I work with friends and family?
Virginia’ll share with you some points to help you in case you are wondering if you should partner up with someone close to you. SHOW NOTES
10:45
September 6, 2019
What does a producer do with Sheri Chiu - Part 2
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Sheri Chiu (@sheri.chiu) She’s a Producer and Casting Director. How long it will take to a producer to arrange a shoot? What can we expect from our producer – casting/gathering team/sharing the project after its done? She will also help us to write down the about section on our websites because of all of the experience she has with writing and much more in the podcast today! SHOW NOTES 
38:29
September 4, 2019
What does a producer do-with Sheri Chiu
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Sheri Chiu. How to form the right relationships in the industry? What does a producer do? How to become a producer? How to find the right producer?   SHOW NOTES 
33:10
August 28, 2019
The Alpha female contest
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Michaela Ion  and  we talk about the latest Sony Alpha Female contest! SHOW NOTES
22:47
August 23, 2019
Copyrights demystified with Richard Liebowitz
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Richard Liebowitz. He is a copyright lawyer and also a photographer. We talk about Copyrights infringement, clients breaching contracts and how to protect your images?
47:01
August 23, 2019
Dive deep into the photography business with Karl Taylor - Part 3
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Karl Taylor(@karltaylorphotography) Karl Taylor Education.    How to prepare for your assisting job? Finding and prepare for photography speaking gigs? What is your hobby when photography is your business? SHOW NOTES HERE    
27:57
August 14, 2019
Your editorial got rejected?
What to do if you did a really good photo-shoot, and no magazine wants to publish it. Why this happened and how to proceed now?   SHOW NOTES HERE   
08:41
August 9, 2019
Dive deep into the photography business with Karl Taylor - Part 2
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Karl Taylor(@karltaylorphotography) Karl Taylor Education.   How to pick the right mentor? The steps to build a sustainable photography business? Do you need a big studio and when? SHOW NOTES HERE   
28:46
August 7, 2019
Dive deep into the photography business with Karl Taylor
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Karl Taylor(@karltaylorphotography) Karl Taylor Education. We dive deep with the stories of Karl Taylor, stunning photo shoots in Iceland, how to solve business problems and much more.  SHOW NOTES HERE   
29:06
July 31, 2019
How to shoot backstage for a fashion show?
Today are giving you 5 regular and 5 pro-tips on how to prepare and shoot backstage for a fashion show.  SHOW NOTES HERE  
08:01
July 26, 2019
How to find your dream client - with Mandy Stoller
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Mandy Stoller (@mandystoller)  How to find the dream client? The difference between starting as a photographer and working as a professional.   The meaning of "Fake it till you make it"? When's the moment to start investing in gear?  SHOW NOTES HERE 
27:55
July 24, 2019
How to find your dream client - with Mandy Stoller
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Mandy Stoller (@mandystoller)  How to talk to your clients about the business side? Photography scams and how to make sure you won't fall in one of those traps? How to get the dream photography client? SHOW NOTES HERE  
25:53
July 17, 2019
How to get published in a fashion magazine?
Pitching your editorial to magazine. What are the steps to find the right contacts of the right people? How to get your work into a magazine? The difference between on-line and printed magazines and what are the pros and cons.   SHOW NOTES HERE  
15:40
July 12, 2019
Retouch like a Rockstar with Luca Szalmas - Part 2
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Luca Szalmas (@lucaszalmas).     Retouching trends - is there such thing? Should you stick to a natural look or no retouching? How far can we go when retouching older people? Where can you go wrong when retouching an image and how can we make our images look better? How to improve skin color? Black and white photos and should your approach them differently? Does the brand of a camera matters for retouchers? Do you need to know about anatomy when editing photos? What is a good return period? Should you do your quotes for retouching per time or per photo? SHOW NOTES HERE 
24:32
July 10, 2019
Retouch like a Rockstar with Luca Szalmas
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Luca Szalmas (@lucaszalmas).     How to make the transition from photography to retouching? How to improve your retouching skills? Can you work remotely without meeting your clients? How to market yourself? How to approach retouchers as a photographer the right way? Should you do collaborations? Sticking to one retoucher and why it's good for you? SHOW NOTES HERE  
23:25
July 3, 2019
Keep your work fresh
Your work can use a little bit more spice? You realize it's time for a change, but you don't know where to start? How to find inspiration and keep your photos fresh and amazing? Take a look at the SHOW NOTES HERE  
13:32
June 28, 2019
Define your goals with Daniel Matallana
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Daniel Matallana (@matallanastudios).    What would you do if you have to start your career as a fashion photographer today? What about the rapid changes in the industry? And how instead of quality nowadays we have to deliver quantity.  SHOW NOTES HERE  
44:50
June 26, 2019
Creating images with soul with Sebastian Sabal-Bruce - Part 2
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Sebastian Sabal-Bruce (@sebastiansabalbruce).   We talk about mentoring and all the benefits you can get from it. How to guide your model? Creating a book and all the little difficulties connected to this process.    SHOW NOTES HERE    
27:11
June 19, 2019
The value of RAW files
Why everyone says you should not give your RAW files? What are Virginia's reasons not to do it and how you can get out of the uncomfortable situation when a client asks for them?  Take a look at the SHOW NOTES HERE 
08:35
June 14, 2019
Creating images with soul with Sebastian Sabal-Bruce
 In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Sebastian Sabal-Bruce (@sebastiansabalbruce).  He's been all over the world, working in Paris, Brazil and now - New York. He'll tell us about his journey and why he decided to move and what were the obstacles he had to handle during this process. What's the most important lesson he's learned so far and I really believe this advice can be a great lesson to all of us. Why he had to start his portfolio all over again after moving to the US? SHOW NOTES HERE 
22:03
June 12, 2019
Sarah Brown - The one light kind of girl - Part 2
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet  Sarah Brown(@sarahbrownphoto). Some of the topics in this podcast: Handling bad situations and Sarah and Virginia's real stories... How to pick the right MUA? Keeping the good vibes during a shoot.   Home studios, practicing light and battling creative blocks.    SHOW NOTES HERE  
27:53
June 5, 2019
When to submit your first editorial
It can be really hard to understand if your work is good enough for a magazine   when you are new to the fashion photography business,   so today we are answering the question "When is the moment to submit your first editorial to a magazine".  SHOW NOTES HERE 
08:56
May 31, 2019
Sarah Brown - The one light kind of girl.
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet  Sarah Brown (@sarahbrownphoto). Some of the topics in this podcast: Smashing your gear in front of a client! What's Sarah Brown's secret to make her photography appealing and interesting not just for the audience, but also for the clients.  How she gets to be so productive on her social media channels.   SHOW NOTES HERE 
26:43
May 29, 2019
Be bold with Luca Meneghel
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Luca Meneghel  (@lucameneghel_). In today’s episode: We talk about the importance of Visual Culture and where it can lead you. Shooting in tiny places, in your home studio and on location. How he built his contacts and how he got his relationship with Vogue. How to talk to a first time client - Do's and Don'ts. SHOW NOTES HERE
33:36
May 22, 2019
How to approach an influencer for a photo shoot?
Having photos with influencer in your portfolio is certainly a something nice to have nowadays. How to approach them for a shoot? What are the steps to make a long lasting and happy relationship with the influencers? Here are some ideas to help you ease up the process! You can ASK US HERE everything you’d like to know know and we’ll answer in the next episodes! Get your free mood board template! Want to submit to Lucy’s? Do it here! (@lucysmagazine) Photo by @virginiay.photo Stylist : @stefanovastanimira MUA and Hair: @marinamladenova Model @Mila H @ @IvetFahion  Links in this episode: Subscribe to our mailing list here Our Instagram SUPPORT US ON PATREON JOIN US ON: Facebook 
10:45
May 17, 2019
Make exceptional photography with Corey Nickols-Part4
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Corey Nickols (@unicornfightclub). In today's episode: We talk about branding and how important is this process for a photographer. Overcoming the struggles of the photography career. How to maintain a sense of reality when you shoot high profile people. How to create magic on set?   You can ASK US HERE everything you’d like to know know and we’ll answer in the next episodes! Get your free mood board template! Want to submit to Lucy’s? Do it here (@lucysmagazine) Show notes:  On OUR WEBSITE  SUPPORT US ON PATREON
24:09
May 15, 2019
Make Exceptional Photography with Corey Nickols – Part 3
 In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet Corey Nickols (@unicornfightclub). In today's episode: The value of working with good people. The process of proving concepts and what's important about it. What to do when someone else is taking over your set? Syndication! How to protect yourself and how to start the syndication process? You can ASK US HERE everything you’d like to know know and we’ll answer in the next episodes! Get your free mood board template! Want to submit to Lucy’s? Do it here (@lucysmagazine) Show notes:  On OUR WEBSITE  SUPPORT US ON PATREON
27:09
May 8, 2019
Models Vs Influnecers
 Today we’re going to talk about the differences between shooting models and influencers. We’ll compare those two and see what you can do in order to improve your photography, when you’re shooting influencers, no matter if this is your first time or if you’ve done it before.We just want to make sure that after this episode you’ll have a breathtaking editorial!   You can ASK US HERE everything you’d like to know know and we’ll answer in the next episodes! Get your free mood board template! Want to submit to Lucy’s? Do it here! (@lucysmagazine) Want to submit to shuString Magazine? Do it here! (@shustringmagazine) Photo by @virginiay.photo Stylist : @stefanovastanimira MUA: @marinamladenova Hair Styling: @cocodrybar Model @Ani @visages_models Location: @all you need is Fun @ @sofia_ring_mall  Links in this episode: Subscribe to our mailing list here Our Instagram SUPPORT US ON PATREON JOIN US ON: Facebook 
12:19
May 3, 2019
Make Exceptional Photography with Corey Nickols – Part2
 In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet our new and exciting guest Corey Nickols (@unicornfightclub). Have you ever had a bad experience during a photo shoot? Or may be you've  been told on set to do something you just don't feel like you want to do? Our guest today will share with you his experience in similar situations and this way you will be more prepared to own the moment the next time. We'll also talk about pricing and how to approach it the right way? How to adapt to the change in the world and especially to our area, and how your photography friendships can really help you with that! You can ASK US HERE everything you’d like to know know and we’ll answer in the next episodes! Get your free mood board template! Want to submit to Lucy’s? Do it here (@lucysmagazine) Links in this episode: Corey's Playlists Medium Read Aloud: A Text to Speech Voice Reader Subscribe to our mailing list here Our Instagram SUPPORT US ON PATREON JOIN US ON: Facebook 
38:11
May 1, 2019
Make Exceptional Photography with Corey Nickols
 In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet our new and exciting guest Corey Nickols (@unicornfightclub). What's the correlation between loyalty and advancing your career? Can you succeed at both? What's like shooting God, Gandy and Luke Skywalker at the same day? Corey is showing us the shortcut to shooting big celebrities. Why you should never be afraid to ask your subject to do sоmeting completely crazy? You can ASK US HERE everything you’d like to know know and we’ll answer in the next episodes! Get your free mood board template! Want to submit to Lucy’s? Do it here (@lucysmagazine) Links in this episode: Lomography Subscribe to our mailing list here Our Instagram SUPPORT US ON PATREON JOIN US ON: Facebook 
28:34
April 24, 2019
How to shoot in cold weather?
 Summer shoots are just around the corner, but the weather is still not hot enough! So we've prepared some tips for you, so that you can be prepared for everything that comes your way! You can ASK US HERE everything you’d like to know know and we’ll answer in the next episodes! Get your free mood board template! Want to submit to Lucy’s? Do it here! (@lucysmagazine) Want to submit to shuString Magazine? Do it here! (@shustringmagazine) Photo by Photo by Virginia Y Model: Gergana from Visages Models MUA Marina Mladenova  Links from the episode: Homgrace Pop Up Privacy Tent
12:53
April 19, 2019
Keep learning and grow with Yossi Michaeli - Part 3
In this episode of the Fashion Photography Podcast we meet our new and exciting guest Yossi Michaeli (@yossimic). We're talking about beauty shoots and Yossi shares some ideas on poses, light and editing. How your work can have many different aspects? How going out of your comfort zone and your style can bring you new clients? How to handle a bad model and unhappy clients? You can ASK US HERE everything you’d like to know know and we’ll answer in the next episodes! Get your free mood board template! Want to submit to Lucy’s? Do it here (@lucysmagazine) Links in this episode: Subscribe to our mailing list here Our Instagram SUPPORT US ON PATREON JOIN US ON: Facebook 
30:29
April 17, 2019