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5 photographers (Brent Bergherm, Jeff Harmon, Connor Hibbs, Erica Kay, Brian McGuckin) take turns covering listener questions, photography news, and the famous photography "doodads" of the week with each round table discussion episode. This is the podcast for enthusiast and professional photography nerds who want to level up and master their photography--without the fluff of a "talk show." The team has a special skill for covering advanced level photography techniques in a way that less experienced photographers can understand. They don't talk down to newer photographers yet provide tips that help advanced photographers. Come join us as we all work to master our photography together!

5 photographers (Brent Bergherm, Jeff Harmon, Connor Hibbs, Erica Kay, Brian McGuckin) take turns covering listener questions, photography news, and the famous photography "doodads" of the week with each round table discussion episode. This is the podcast for enthusiast and professional photography nerds who want to level up and master their photography--without the fluff of a "talk show." The team has a special skill for covering advanced level photography techniques in a way that less experienced photographers can understand. They don't talk down to newer photographers yet provide tips that help advanced photographers. Come join us as we all work to master our photography together!
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5 photographers (Brent Bergherm, Jeff Harmon, Connor Hibbs, Erica Kay, Brian McGuckin) take turns covering listener questions, photography news, and the famous photography "doodads" of the week with each round table discussion episode. This is the podcast for enthusiast and professional photography nerds who want to level up and master their photography--without the fluff of a "talk show." The team has a special skill for covering advanced level photography techniques in a way that less experienced photographers can understand. They don't talk down to newer photographers yet provide tips that help advanced photographers. Come join us as we all work to master our photography together!

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English


Episodes

NextGEN gallery with Scott Wyden

10/10/2019
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The Conversation Scott, we have you here to tell us a bit about the NextGEN plugin by Imagely. You work for Imagely and you even have a podcast called WordPress for Photography Podcast. Tell us a little about you as a photographer and the company you work for. I’m a WordPress user, and I teach it at the university. Right ... The post NextGEN gallery with Scott Wyden appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:01:02:22

In-Person Sales With Aaron Taylor

10/3/2019
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In-Person Sales For Portrait Photographers Aaron and I had a little discussion in the Master Photography Facebook Group a couple weeks ago that led to my asking if he wanted to come on the show and talk about it further. I had shared my recommendations on lighting gear for photographers who are looking to get into lighting, the basic kind ... The post In-Person Sales With Aaron Taylor appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:01:05:08

Impact of AI On Photography 2019

9/26/2019
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Learn about the impact AI and computational photography is having on photographers in 2019 Is Brent Switching From Canon to Sony? Brent, as we were talking about his episode you said you wanted to talk a little about a decision you are toying with on possibly switching from Canon to Sony. Tell me about that. Brent is a conflicted man. ... The post Impact of AI On Photography 2019 appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:01:11:16

Getting Started Lighting Gear 2019

9/19/2019
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Getting Started Lighting Gear Listener Chris Truhe asked in our Facebook Group: “Could someone provide me with a list of gear one needs to begin off camera flash, in addition to a speed lite, a stand, and an umbrella? Appreciate your time.” I am going to walk through the lighting gear that I am using. It is gear that is ... The post Getting Started Lighting Gear 2019 appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:01:08:37

Fall Mini Session Tips and Matching a Corporate Headshot

9/12/2019
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Fall Mini Session Tips Booking Reach out to people directly – past clients, friends, family, etc. A personal invite makes people feel special. I sold out 75% of this year’s spots just with my personal messages before I even opened them to the public. Use Canva or something similar to create graphics to share on social media. Create multiple graphics ... The post Fall Mini Session Tips and Matching a Corporate Headshot appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:01:00:41

10 tips for photographing fall color

9/5/2019
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Fall Colors In the Northern Hemisphere summer is basically over and we’re looking forward to the changing seasons. Fall is coming and we figured we’d talk about ideas for shooting fall colors today. I love shooting fall colors when I get a chance to do it anyway, but in my area we don’t get a whole lot of fall colors. ... The post 10 tips for photographing fall color appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:00:54:43

Merging and Moving Lightroom Catalogs

8/30/2019
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Listener Lightroom Catalog Question This entire episode was the result of a question that was asked in our Facebook Group by listener Bryan Fishman: ” Can you point me to an episode on combining old Lightroom catalogs into one locally and storing photos externally. New MacBook Pro coming with just 512GB” Bryan’s question is not a very lengthy one, but ... The post Merging and Moving Lightroom Catalogs appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:00:59:42

Best Value Tripods August 2019 Update

8/22/2019
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New Tripod Legs and Ball Head From Colorado Tripod Mark and Jeff did an episode back in February called Best Value Tripods 2019. We aren’t going to rehash everything in that episode but we had to do a follow up on it because we have both had some time now with the tripod legs and ball head from the new ... The post Best Value Tripods August 2019 Update appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:01:28:24

New Features of Lightroom Classic 8.4 – Does GPU Actually Work Now?

8/15/2019
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Catching Up With Brent As of this recording, I just returned from our 3.5 week family road trip. We drove over 5,500 miles (8,851 km). I had a printing workshop in Boise, ID, as well as a presentation to their club. We then went to Denver where I hosted another printing workshop. In Boise I had 18 present, and in ... The post New Features of Lightroom Classic 8.4 – Does GPU Actually Work Now? appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:01:04:31

Pivoting Your Photography Business

8/8/2019
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Here are four reasons to pivot your photography business: Outgrowing your current business Opportunities offered to you Identifying unmet needs in the market Loss of interest/passion OR discovering a greater interest/passion Here are four things to help you make a pivot with your photography business successful: Research: structure, pricing, unmet needs, competitors, target market Update: portfolio, social media, website, Google/Yelp/etc. ... The post Pivoting Your Photography Business...

Duration:01:01:44

How to Sharpen and Reduce Noise in Lightroom With Greg Benz

8/1/2019
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Sharpening and Noise Reduction Options Greg graciously accepted an invitation to come on the show after I read a July 2019 article on his website called “How to reduce noise in Photoshop”. I always enjoy the articles Greg posts to his website, but one line in this article caught my attention and made me want to have him come on ... The post How to Sharpen and Reduce Noise in Lightroom With Greg Benz appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:01:01:55

How Much Memory Does Lightroom Need?

7/26/2019
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How Much Memory Does Lightroom Need? I am trying to create a resource over at https://phototacopodcast.com that will help photographers answer all sorts of technical photography questions. Especially questions about what computer they should buy to do post processing. I get constant questions from photographers about deal they see on computers and I know that the real reason they are ... The post How Much Memory Does Lightroom Need? appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:00:57:01

Thoughts on Sony a7R IV

7/18/2019
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Follow-Up on Brent’s Switch to Fuji Brent, it has only been a week but I can tell from your posts in the Facebook group that you have made some progress with your switch to Fuji. Why don’t you give a little bit of an update? Brent: I am going to disappoint some people. I sent the camera [Fuji X-T3] back. ... The post Thoughts on Sony a7R IV appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:01:13:47

Goin’ Fuji and Photoshop Trippin’

7/11/2019
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Going Fuji Brent, after shooting Canon for many years you are giving Fuji a serious try. What did you buy and what made you decide to give Fuji a try? Brent: Bought the Fuji X-T3, the Fuji 23mm f/2 and Fuji 14mm f/2.8. Wanted to give Fuji a try for a long time, just looked like the perfect camera for ... The post Goin’ Fuji and Photoshop Trippin’ appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:00:57:42

A Beginner’s guide to photographic terms Part 2

7/4/2019
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Today’s show starts out with some fireworks photo tips. It’s our Nation’s birthday and we celebrate by exploding fake bombs in the air in reference to our National Anthem. After a few minutes on this topic we dive into the remainder of our photo terms for beginners. Let’s get into today’s main topic. Defining photography jargon. I’ve written down some ... The post A Beginner’s guide to photographic terms Part 2 appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:01:07:28

A Beginner’s guide to photographic terms Part 1

6/27/2019
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Let’s get into today’s main topic. Defining photography jargon. I’ve written down some starting points here to get us started, but I really like having the three of us on to each provide our own perspective. Also, these are in no particular order. Stop, or Stops or f-stop Quite literally comes from the idea of the aperture ring on older ... The post A Beginner’s guide to photographic terms Part 1 appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:01:02:58

How To Protect Your Photos and Can Texas Steal Them?

6/20/2019
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In this episode we talk about copyright for photographers. Right off the top we need to make the disclaimer that Brent and Jeff are not lawyers and even though Jim is educated as a lawyer he is not your lawyer. All of you listening would be best served to find yourself a lawyer to help you work through specific situations ... The post How To Protect Your Photos and Can Texas Steal Them? appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:01:14:57

WWDC 2019 Reaction and Exploitation of Photographers

6/13/2019
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WWDC 2019 Reaction WWDC happened in late June 2019. This is a conference that is intended to help developers know what is coming from Apple later on in the year with updates to macOS, iOS, now iPadOS, and hardware changes. Let’s talk a little about some of the things that I think are important to photographers. iPadOS and External Storage ... The post WWDC 2019 Reaction and Exploitation of Photographers appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:01:20:01

Thoughts on Photography

6/10/2019
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Lightroom Classic 8.3 Update I don’t want to spend much time on this. In the last episode I told the listeners that I couldn’t quite give my Photo Taco seal of approval for the latest update to Lightroom Classic, version 8.3. I wanted to give it another week to see if anything else came up. Now that week has passed ... The post Thoughts on Photography appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:01:17:58

LinkedIn for Photographers with Brent Bergherm and Jeff Brown

5/23/2019
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Jeff Brown, thanks for joining me today. Today we’ll be talking about the power of LinkedIn for photographers. Questions for Jeff: 1. What’s special about LinkedIn? 2. Another social media platform to manage… tips on how to balance LinkedIn with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc. (I don’t use twitter, but I do FB and a bit of insta) 3. How can ... The post LinkedIn for Photographers with Brent Bergherm and Jeff Brown appeared first on Master Photography Podcast.

Duration:01:13:26