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Impact: The Conservation Photography Podcast

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If you are a photographer or filmmaker with a love for all things wild, then you’re in the right place. From conservation to creativity, from business to marketing, and everything in-between, this podcast is for you, the conservation visual storyteller who is ready to make an impact. Every week, join your host Jaymi Heimbuch on a deep dive into the inspirational conversations and the actionable how-tos for building your photography business while making a big difference in this world. Let's dive in!

If you are a photographer or filmmaker with a love for all things wild, then you’re in the right place. From conservation to creativity, from business to marketing, and everything in-between, this podcast is for you, the conservation visual storyteller who is ready to make an impact. Every week, join your host Jaymi Heimbuch on a deep dive into the inspirational conversations and the actionable how-tos for building your photography business while making a big difference in this world. Let's dive in!

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United States

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If you are a photographer or filmmaker with a love for all things wild, then you’re in the right place. From conservation to creativity, from business to marketing, and everything in-between, this podcast is for you, the conservation visual storyteller who is ready to make an impact. Every week, join your host Jaymi Heimbuch on a deep dive into the inspirational conversations and the actionable how-tos for building your photography business while making a big difference in this world. Let's dive in!

Language:

English

Contact:

(541) 351-8080‬


Episodes

7 types of photo stories every conservation nonprofit needs

6/21/2022
#101: Conservation nonprofit organizations who aren't investing in photographers and filmmakers to tell their stories are missing out BIG TIME. Here's 7 kinds of visual stories you can create for nonprofits that'll help build trust, stoke community spirit, and ramp up fundraising. If you want to collaborate with a nonprofit but aren't sure what to make - or how to show how valuable your visual stories are to their mission and fundraising - this episode will pave the way for you. 📝 Get...

Duration:00:58:13

How I Edit Conservation Photo Stories

6/7/2022
#100: There's no one single (or right) way to select images and lay out a conservation photo story. But in the 10+ years I've been editing online photo stories, I've found one workflow that works best for me. Whether you're creating your own articles on your photography website, or image-driven articles and pages for other organizations, take what tips are most helpful from this episode and run with them. ✨ 1️⃣ 📝 Get the full show notes + downloadable transcript + links to resources...

Duration:00:36:27

What to Create When You're in a Creative Rut with Morgan Heim

5/24/2022
#099: All creatives face this moment when it feels like we're just in a rut. Maybe you've hit a plateau in a project. You're stuck or lost steam and want a way to rebuild momentum. Or you've hit a ceiling in your skill sets and you aren't sure what to do to break through so you can keep growing. Whatever it may be, there are at least 3 ways - three joyfully creative ways - to get past a plateau and back into your creative zone. Today, we talk with Morgan Heim, a creative genius who is...

Duration:00:31:46

Bonus: Your Big Why Not

5/4/2022
Doors are open this week to Conservation Photography 101. ConservationVisuals.com/Enroll Master how to find, photograph and pitch a powerful conservation story without the overwhelm of where to start, the stifling insecurity about getting the "right" images, or frustrating confusion over how to connect with editors. It is the only place where you receive in-depth curriculum with structure and frameworks PLUS extensive guidance and mentorship from a pro. All the tools you need to start...

Duration:00:09:43

Getting Local Photo Stories in National Mainstream Publications with Anne Readel

4/26/2022
🌟 Doors to Conservation Photography 101 open soon! Head to ConservationVisuals.com/Enroll to be part of the adventure 🌟 #098: Just 2 years after picking up a camera, Anne Readel is getting her local conservation photo stories into national publications like New York Times, Audubon, Better Homes & Gardens, Sierra and more. Anne is a student in Conservation Photography 101 who took my mantra of finding local stories seriously. So seriously, in fact, that she didn't even leave her...

Duration:00:47:37

Pitching Conservation Photo Stories with Steven Bedard of bioGraphic Magazine

4/19/2022
🌟 Doors to Conservation Photography 101 open soon! Head to ConservationVisuals.com/Enroll to be part of the adventure 🌟 #97: Steven Bedard is the Editor in Chief and co-founder of bioGraphic Magazine, a publication of the prestigious California Academy of Sciences. Many conservation photographers are eager to see their work published in its (web) pages because bioGraphic prides itself on in-depth, visually rich, conservation-focused stories. Steven joins us to talk about what it's like...

Duration:00:58:56

Slipping Conservation Values into Commercial Photography with Rebecca Stumpf

4/4/2022
🌟 Doors to Conservation Photography 101 OPEN soon! Head to ConservationVisuals.com/Enroll to be part of the adventure 🌟 #96: Often (and I do this all the time) we get wrapped up in the idea that conservation is about wildlife and protecting wilderness. It's about saving critters from the brink of extinction. That's not what it's all about though. Conservation is actually so many things. It is social justice, economic equality, access to resources. It is rooted in race, class, culture,...

Duration:00:55:30

Bird Photography for Conservation with Gerrit Vyn

3/22/2022
🌟 Doors to Conservation Photography 101 OPEN soon! Head to ConservationVisuals.com/Enroll to be part of the adventure 🌟 #095: Gerrit Vyn's photography has been inspiring conservation action across the globe for many years. Starting out his career as a natural history photographer, Vyn's current position as a Producer with Cornell Lab of Ornithology (hello, dream job!) has him traveling across the continent and the globe documenting disappearing bird species. It's not an easy job,...

Duration:00:43:48

Does Empathy Matter in Conservation Photography? - An Interview With Eric Bailey

3/8/2022
🌟 Doors to Conservation Photography 101 OPEN soon! Head to ConservationVisuals.com/Enroll to be part of the adventure 🌟 #094: "Are All Human Beings Worthy Of Empathy?" That was the subject line of an email that landed in my inbox one morning. It wasn't just curiosity that made me open the email. I was also looking to see if the sender was somehow giving me permission to give up. Because empathy is hard work. Maintaining empathy especially for someone you whole-heartedly disagree with...

Duration:00:50:55

Conservation Beyond the Camera with Pete Oxford

2/22/2022
#093: Conservation photography isn't a special type of photography. It's a special way of USING photography. And Pete Oxford knows this well. Sure, he's won awards for his images, but that's not what he counts as success. In this interview, Pete shares what he considers to be his biggest accolade, how he's used his photographs to make major impacts for conservation, and why he doesn't really consider himself a photographer, per se, but really a conservationist with a camera. 1️⃣ 📝 Get...

Duration:00:46:32

Strategies for Successful Shoots (When Everything Goes Wrong) with Morgan Heim

2/1/2022
#092 - Things will go wrong. They always do. Every conservation visual storyteller can count on this. But, you can put strategies into play that help you get through even the most difficult, frustrating, or seemingly insurmountable set-back you experience in your photography or filmmaking. Morgan Heim joins us to talk about how she gets through common problems every conservation visual storyteller faces in their work. 1️⃣ 📝 Get the full show notes + downloadable transcript + links to...

Duration:00:33:11

Making the Leap into Conservation Visual Storytelling - Words of Wisdom from Pros

12/29/2021
#091: Pop in your earbuds to get inspiration for your grand adventure into conservation visual storytelling. I've combed through insights from photographers and filmmakers and curated pearls of wisdom that'll fire you up all throughout the storytelling process. From the moment that you recognize you want go beyond creating clips or stand-alone images and instead build whole stories, to overcoming mental obstacles that hold you back, to figuring out stories that you're passionate about......

Duration:00:47:21

Guest Episode: Visual Perception and Cultivating Creativity With Colleen Miniuk

12/8/2021
#90: This is a very special episode! Brenda Petrella, the creator of Outdoor Photography School, hosts the Outdoor Photography Podcast. There are loads of great interviews with talented nature and landscape photographers -- and this one in particular will spark new ways of thinking about your creativity and the visual impact your images can make. Enjoy this episode from Brenda, as she sits down with Arizona-based landscape photographer, avid writer, and educator Colleen Miniuk to chat about...

Duration:01:35:38

How to Market Your Conservation Stories and Campaigns with Robin Moore and Arnelle Lozada of Re:wild

11/23/2021
#89: The photographs we create are just the start of a conservation photo story. Really, it's about what you do with those photographs to create engagement, awareness, understanding and action around a conservation cause. So what does the rest of that action look like? What do you actually do to put your images to work? What are the strategies? And how do social media play a role in all of this? Well, I'm so excited that today our guests are two geniuses on the marketing and...

Duration:01:00:25

Publishing Photo Books for Conservation with Helen Cherullo of Braided River

11/9/2021
#088: Of all the books that fill my book shelves, and there are many, there is one particular imprint that really stands out that is Braided River. That's because Braided River creates books that are all based in conservation. Whether it's wildlife conservation or wild spaces conservation, everything that they put out is not only a beautiful visual story, but has a really strong message of conservation. Braided River doesn't just stop when the book is published. The book is the start of...

Duration:00:49:26

How to Start a Successful Career in Underwater Conservation Filmmaking with Inka Cresswell

10/26/2021
#087: A marine biologist turned professional underwater conservation photographer and filmmaker, Inka Cresswell works with large companies to craft films. She's taken all of that passion that she has for the ocean and for conservation, and gets her message of conservation out in front of broad audiences not only through her films and photography, but also through public speaking and communication, mentorship, doing panel discussions, all kinds of really amazing work. She is joining us today...

Duration:00:57:49

How This Filmmaker Goes Beyond Premieres for Conservation Impact - An Interview with Gunjan Menon

10/12/2021
🌟 Doors to Conservation Photography 101 close SOON. Head to ConservationVisuals.com/Enroll for details 🌟 #086: Okay, so you put all of this time and energy and love and creativity and money into creating a conservation-focused wildlife film, and then you premiere it… and then what happens? What happens to that conservation film after you've premiered it? Well, that is what Gunjan Menon thinks about all the time. Menon is an independent wildlife filmmaker based in India, and she...

Duration:01:00:05

How To Get 100 Million Image Views For Conservation Causes with Benjamin Von Wong

9/28/2021
🌟 Doors to Conservation Photography 101 open for enrollment SOON. Head to ConservationVisuals.com/Enroll for details 🌟 Every so often, I'll come across a photographer or a filmmaker or artist whose work I look at and I'm like, “How did I not know about you years ago?” That is the case with Benjamin Von Wong. Benjamin Von Wong joins us to talk about what he creates and why, how he thinks about impact, how he moves through projects, and of course, what it means to make images go...

Duration:00:58:04

5 Questions to Restore Your Creativity & Improve the Quality of Your Imagery

9/14/2021
Encore Episode! I'm taking a short summer break. But I'd never leave you hangin' without something inspiring to listen to. So, I'm bringing back this much-loved episode that is absolutely jam-packed with insights and tips you can use in your own creative work. Enjoy! #061: As photographers, it can be frustratingly easy to get so far into our head when we're shooting. We're thinking about expectations. We're thinking about judgment. We're thinking about perfection. We're holding...

Duration:00:28:46

Which Type of Photo Story is Best for You? Here's 3 You Can Photograph Locally

9/7/2021
Encore Episode! I'm taking a short summer break. But I'd never leave you hangin' without something inspiring to listen to. So, I'm bringing back this much-loved episode that is absolutely jam-packed with insights and tips you can use in your own creative work. Enjoy! It's a very exciting thing to decide that you want to photograph a conservation story, especially when that's happening near you. But here's a common hiccup for inspired conservation photographers who have never tackled a...

Duration:00:24:26