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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

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

12/29/2021
🌟 Doors to Conservation Photography 101 OPEN soon! Head to ConservationVisuals.com/Enroll to be part of the adventure 🌟 #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...

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: An Interview 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 - An Interview 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: An Interview 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: An Interview 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

How Visual Storytelling Gave This Photographer New Purpose + Renewed Creativity: An Interview with Kathy Lichtendahl

8/31/2021
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! More often than not, when a photographer discovers that such a thing as conservation photography exists, it's like a switch flips inside of them. A fire is lit. It's such an exciting thing to realize that you can not only...

Duration:00:50:22

What It's Like to be a Magazine Photo Editor: Susan McElhinney of Ranger Rick Magazine

8/24/2021
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! Many of us grew up on Ranger Rick Magazine, with a love of nature engrained even deeper with every issue filled to the brim with engaging animal images. So… who exactly chooses those images? I'm excited that our guest for...

Duration:00:43:15

Marine Scientist Turns to Conservation Photography & Filmmaking as Outlet for Her Inner Artist: An Interview with Dr. Shireen Rahimi

8/17/2021
#084: Dr. Shireen Rahimi is everything you expect and nothing you expect. She is a boundaries-breaking badass who bravely binds together all the things. Shireen is using her strengths as a scientist, her skills in commercial work, and her drive as an artist to be as bold of a conservation visual storyteller as possible. She cares about coming up with unexpected ways to reach beyond the choir and bring more people into the conservation conversation. And in this interview, she gives us an...

Duration:00:53:19

Balancing A Million Projects Without Going Crazy (Q&As)

8/3/2021
Have a question about conservation visual storytelling that you want me to answer on this podcast? Submit it at jaymih.com/ask. Leave me a voice message asking whatever questions you have on your mind about conservation photography or visual storytelling. I'll pull from those questions to answer the best and most pressing here on the podcast. Today's questions were submitted by a Wild Idea Lab member. This was kind of the spark that started this whole idea of answering questions on the...

Duration:01:11:25

Macro Photography, Staying Centered, and Removing the Insect Eww-Factor: An Interview with Joseph Ferraro

7/20/2021
#082: Macro photography is miraculous, and I think the world of macro photographers who are really good at their craft. And one of the folks who I absolutely love following because he is so good at his craft is Joseph Ferraro. I met Joseph when he joined Wild Idea Lab and fully embraced the “conservation photographer” title. An advertising creative in his day job, he spends his off hours creating fine art level photography of insects living in his yard. If you're not already a fan of macro...

Duration:00:58:10

Animal Photojournalism and the Domestic Side of Conservation: An Interview with Jo-Anne McArthur

7/13/2021
#081: Jo-Anne McArthur is the winner of this year's BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition with her beautiful image of a mother kangaroo with a joey in her pocket standing in the midst of a burned eucalyptus plantation. It's something that when you look at it, you can't help but start to put together a puzzle pieces of how we as humans impact the natural environment and how we impact the species that live on this planet alongside us. But… often we think of only the wild animals...

Duration:00:55:47

What Lens Are You Using? Diversity in Visual Storytelling - An Interview with Amy Marquis

7/6/2021
By far, one of the most important conversations that we can possibly have inside of conservation visual storytelling is that of racism and diversity inside of the conservation movement, and inside of visual storytelling. As Amy has explored these topics within the films she's creating, she's uncovered some deeply surprising things about her family and her past, which are dramatically shifting how she shapes her own future. Get the full show notes + links at JaymiH.com/80 🌟 QUIZ! ✅ What's...

Duration:01:03:12

How to Get Your Conservation Photography Into Galleries - An Interview with Steven DeWitt

6/29/2021
#079: When you think about ways to get your work out into the world, how often does the idea of hanging work in a gallery come to mind? Probably often. And yet, conservation photography is not very well represented in the gallery world. Why is that, and how can conservation photographers take better advantage of this great opportunity? Here with us to answer this question is Steven DeWitt. There's so much goodness in this interview, so grab a notepad or head to the show notes where a...

Duration:01:02:18

Diving into Secrets of the Whales: An Interview with Brian Skerry

6/22/2021
#078: “How do you photograph whale culture?!” That's what one very esteemed photo editor asked Brian Skerry when he told her about his project. He hopes that by seeing whale culture across the planet, we humans will understand whales as our equals and quit destroying the oceans they in habit. It's a big, audacious goal… the perfect kind of goal for a world-famous, well-loved photographer like Brian Skerry. He joins us to talk about: Get the full show notes + links at JaymiH.com/78 🌟...

Duration:00:56:48

Getting Your First Conservation Photo Project Out To Multiple Publications: An Interview With Carla Rhodes

6/15/2021
#077: How do you jump into the big (often nerve-wracking) realm of pitching for the first time? Well, Carla accomplished it with a canon-ball dive. Carla was with us in episode 31, where she talked about finding the courage to begin her first conservation photography project. Since completing that project, Carla has done an exceptional job of getting that story out into the world, from bioGraphic to the New York Times. For the first time, she's navigated the pitching process and all the...

Duration:00:56:13

Behind the Scenes of the Jackson Wild Collective - An Interview with Melanie Judd

6/8/2021
#076: If you're interested in the filmmaking side of conservation visual storytelling, then you likely already know about Jackson Wild. But if this is a new name to you, well you'll know all about them by the end of this episode. Jackson Wild is probably best known for its annual summit, where people from all over the world gather to watch amazing environmental and nature films, to network, and to collaborate. Not only does this organization host an outstanding annual event, but it also...

Duration:00:34:08