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The TOGCHAT Photography Podcast with Joe Edelman focuses on the HOW’S and WHY’S behind making consistently great photographs. Regardless of your skill level, if you are working to improve your photography, this is the photography podcast for you. The TOGCHAT Photography Podcast hosted by award-winning photographer and photo educator Joe Edelman is listened to by a growing community of photographers and photo enthusiasts in over 100 countries. Join me each week for exclusive interviews with renowned photographers from around the globe. Also, behind the scenes interviews with photo industry manufacturers and retailers as well as discussions about photographic techniques, photo news and even the occasional gear conversation. TOGCHAT is a great way to learn while you are editing, shooting, exercising, cleaning — well you get the picture! I do hope you’ll join me for the next episode of TOGCHAT and let me help you improve your photography. Remember, your BEST SHOT — it’s your NEXT SHOT — and I want to help you make it a great one. — Joe Edelman

The TOGCHAT Photography Podcast with Joe Edelman focuses on the HOW’S and WHY’S behind making consistently great photographs. Regardless of your skill level, if you are working to improve your photography, this is the photography podcast for you. The TOGCHAT Photography Podcast hosted by award-winning photographer and photo educator Joe Edelman is listened to by a growing community of photographers and photo enthusiasts in over 100 countries. Join me each week for exclusive interviews with renowned photographers from around the globe. Also, behind the scenes interviews with photo industry manufacturers and retailers as well as discussions about photographic techniques, photo news and even the occasional gear conversation. TOGCHAT is a great way to learn while you are editing, shooting, exercising, cleaning — well you get the picture! I do hope you’ll join me for the next episode of TOGCHAT and let me help you improve your photography. Remember, your BEST SHOT — it’s your NEXT SHOT — and I want to help you make it a great one. — Joe Edelman

Location:

ALLENTOWN, PA

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The TOGCHAT Photography Podcast with Joe Edelman focuses on the HOW’S and WHY’S behind making consistently great photographs. Regardless of your skill level, if you are working to improve your photography, this is the photography podcast for you. The TOGCHAT Photography Podcast hosted by award-winning photographer and photo educator Joe Edelman is listened to by a growing community of photographers and photo enthusiasts in over 100 countries. Join me each week for exclusive interviews with renowned photographers from around the globe. Also, behind the scenes interviews with photo industry manufacturers and retailers as well as discussions about photographic techniques, photo news and even the occasional gear conversation. TOGCHAT is a great way to learn while you are editing, shooting, exercising, cleaning — well you get the picture! I do hope you’ll join me for the next episode of TOGCHAT and let me help you improve your photography. Remember, your BEST SHOT — it’s your NEXT SHOT — and I want to help you make it a great one. — Joe Edelman

Twitter:

@joeedelman

Language:

English

Contact:

2676407216


Episodes

Prop Stylist Robin Zachary - Her Career From Prop Styling to Creative Direction

8/8/2021
We often hear about fashion and clothing stylists and even food stylists, but every bit as important is the prop stylist. The folks who curate all the finishing touches that give a shot its sense of time and place. Prop stylists are often the real behind the scenes heroes of the amazing images that we see in magazines and advertisements. New York based Robin Zachary is a Prop stylist with experience at all levels of the creative process, from prop styling, to creative direction and even...

Duration:00:43:56

20 Years and Over 800 Weddings Photographed With Joseph Ellis

7/24/2021
Wedding Photography. So many new photographers decide to shoot weddings because they think it is a sound money making genre. So many wedding photography businesses fail quickly because said photographers had no idea how much work is actually involved in shooting a wedding and running a wedding business. It takes a special person to not only be good at wedding photography, but also to be able to make it a full-time business that supports a family of 4. This was not the case for my guest Mr....

Duration:00:51:36

Five Things Learned From Budding Photographers with Marc Silber

7/16/2021
I had a great conversation this week with Mr. Marc Silber. Marc is a life-long photographer, best-selling author three times over, filmmaker and host of the Advancing Your Photography YouTube series. Marc started out learning darkroom skills and the basics of photography at the legendary Peninsula School in Menlo Park, CA, in the '60s. If you are not familiar with the Peninsula School they are renowned for their no grade approach to education and support of student collaboration, positive...

Duration:00:50:59

Elopement Photography with Photographer and Entrepreneur Brianna Parks

7/8/2021
Who knew? Elopement Photography. I honestly didn't know it was a thing. I learned about this growing niche of wedding photography recently and in my search to find a great elopement photographer to speak with, I found an awesome photographer and entrepreneur — Brianna Parks. Brianna is a 22-year-old California and Pacific Northwest elopement photographer who started a photography business after realizing a 9-5 job wasn't what she wanted to do with her life. After two years of business in...

Duration:00:38:51

How to Add VALUE to Your Photography

7/1/2021
I want to have a chat about providing value and a great experience. This isn't JUST for professional photographers. Regardless of the genre that you shoot, if you share your work online or get paid to take photographs, this conversation can help you. I am finding that there is quite a bit of confusion about what value really means. So I'd like to share some of my experience with you, and I am hoping that you will share some of your thoughts with ME and the rest of the photography community...

Duration:00:25:51

Maternity and Newborn Photography Masterclass with Tracie Maglosky

6/24/2021
Tracie Maglosky is an award-winning portrait photographer, photography educator and mentor. She is an Olympus Visionary, Profoto Legend of Light & Miller’s Speaker Team Member. She is a studio owner in Cincinnati, Ohio with a primary focus on portraiture. Her creative concepts and vibrant style have earned her features in major publications such as Professional Photographer, Shutterbug, Rangefinder, Digital Photo Pro, Click and many more. Tracie’s teaching style is described as...

Duration:00:52:03

The Legal Side of Professional Photography with Attorney Ruth Carter

6/17/2021
My guest this week is Ruth Carter. Ruth is an attorney based in Phoenix Arizona who specializes in Intellectual Property, Internet Law, Business Law and Litigation. Ruth has written three best-selling books on guerrilla marketing and social media law and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur Magazine, and on NPR. In addition to speaking to numerous camera clubs, Ruth is also the creator of the online course Lights Camera Lawsuits: The Legal Side of Professional...

Duration:00:57:55

Buying Used Camera Gear. Advice from Phil Kaplan of KEH Camera

6/11/2021
I think it is fair to say that the exorbitant pricing for some new camera gear is driving the expansion and popularity of the secondhand market. It has been a very long time since I purchased use gear or sold any for that matter, so I wanted to reach out to an expert. My conversation in this episode is with Mr. Phil Kaplan. Phil is the Product and Marketing Manager for KEH Camera in Atlanta, Georgia. You may have heard of KEH or seen their ads online. KEH has been around since 1979 and...

Duration:00:44:20

ImagenAI - AI-powered Photo Editing Software Learns Your Editing Style and Does The Edits For You

5/27/2021
I have two guests with me this week, they are Ron Oren and Yotam Gil who are two of the three co-founders of the company ImagenAI which is based in Tel-Aviv, Israel. On their website, ImagenAI is described as “Your personalized photo editing assistant”. ImagenAI never stops learning every parameter of your personal editing style. This is not just a preset that gives your photos a certain look. It learns YOUR style and processes your images the way you would. The benefit - time - you save...

Duration:00:51:24

Jack Hollingsworth - Professional iPhone Photographer

5/20/2021
My guest this week is a professional photographer, scratch that my guest this week is a damn good professional photographer who shoots exclusively with iPhones. Yeah, you heard me right, a professional photographer who shoots exclusively with iPhones. Jack Hollingsworth is one of the most recognized names in Travel, Lifestyle and Portrait photography today, and he has been a staple in the photography industry for 40 years, eight of which have been dedicated to smartphone photography and...

Duration:00:58:53

Erich Saide: What it takes to be successful as a photographer dealing with ADHD

5/11/2021
This week, I had an amazing discussion with Vancouver based Erich Saide. Erich Saide is a Commercial, Fitness & Lifestyle, Celebrity and Portrait photographer specializing in producing exceptional, creative and technical images born out of his love of connecting with people. Forming a relationship with his subjects as soon as possible is paramount to his success, being able to draw out the best in people sets his photography apart from the rest. Photography started as a love for...

Duration:00:47:47

Flor Blake Talks About Personal Branding Photography Done Right!

5/3/2021
This week, I had an awesome opportunity to chat with the Queen of Personal Branding Photographers - Flor Blake. Flor Blake is a portrait, editorial, and commercial photographer with a style consisting of imaginative, vibrant, and dynamic imagery. She grew up in the Caribbean (the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico) where you are automatically surrounded by color, rawness, vivacity and "flavor", all of these elements greatly influence her work. With a Fashion Designer as a mom, Flor grew up...

Duration:00:50:20

Lighting Master Miguel Quiles and the Importance of Providing Value

4/26/2021
This week, I had an awesome opportunity to chat with lighting master Miguel Quiles. Miguel Quiles is an Orlando, Florida based commercial wedding and portrait photographer as well as a speaker and educator. He’s been involved in the industry for over 15 years, starting off first as a salesman at a local camera store. Since then, Miguel has been refining his skills and pushing the limits of his creative abilities. As a self-taught photographer, Miguel shares his experience and knowledge...

Duration:00:55:16

Master Light Painter Jason Page and the Art Form of Light Painting

4/16/2021
This week, I had an awesome opportunity to chat with a man who is a self-described light painter. Jason Page resides in Southern Florida, and he not only practices this incredible art form, but he has invented a series of tools called light painting brushes, that along with the help of some simple flashlights, allow a light painter to paint in similar ways to an artist with a brush and a canvas. Jason is widely recognized as a leader in the current light painting movement. Jason has...

Duration:00:47:29

SHOOT PREP — How to Make Your NEXT Shoot Your BEST Shoot

4/9/2021
Lack of preparation is one of the biggest obstacles to improving your photography, regardless of the genre that you shoot. So this week, I want to share some thoughts with you about shoot prep. Just like most photography skills, preparation is a skill that can be learned and with some discipline and experience this is an ability that can be improved over time, by almost anyone. So in this episode my goal is to help you not only understand the importance of proper prep for a shoot but to...

Duration:00:41:11

Personal Branding Is NOT Just For Professional Photographers

4/1/2021
Personal Branding — Social Media — 4 words that make up two of the most misunderstood terms in the photography world. You might think that's because they have nothing to do with actually taking pictures. But I would argue that they have everything to do with taking pictures — regardless of the genre that you shoot. Make yourself comfortable and open up your mind to some new ideas that I sincerely believe can help you improve your photography and if it is one of your goals - your business...

Duration:00:44:27

Food Photographer - Christina Peters, Creator of Delicious Images

3/24/2021
In this episode I have an awesome conversation with Los Angeles based Food Photographer Christina Peters. Christina has shot thousands of food images for her clients. Her client list includes such brands as: Arby's, Baja Fresh, Bath and Body Works, Brookside Chocolates, Bumble Bee Tuna, Burger King, Campbell's Soups, Cesar Pet Food, Chipotle, Cici's Pizza, Country Crock, Domino's Pizza, Gloria Jeans Coffee, Good Life Dog Food, Herbalife, King's Hawaiian, Kraft, Libby's, Marriott Hotels,...

Duration:00:53:28

Beautiful AfroArt from Regis and Kahran Bethencourt

3/17/2021
World renowned child photographers, Regis and Kahran Bethencourt are a husband and wife duo and the very imaginative forces behind CreativeSoul Photography in Atlanta Georgia. They gained global recognition with their AfroArt series of images that showcase the beauty and versatility of Afro hair. The collection was conceived as a way to empower kids of color around the world. Kahran and Reg recently authored their New York Times best-selling coffee table book, “Glory” which brings to life...

Duration:00:42:26

Joe Edelman - The Interviewer Gets Interviewed

3/10/2021
This week the tables were turned and host Joe Edelman is in the hot seat with photographer Robert Trawick conducting the interview. Joe also answers some questions that were submitted by members of his TOGCHAT Photography Group of Facebook. Website URL https://www.joeedelman.com - Follow on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/joeedelman/ - Like & Follow on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/thejoeedelman/ - Follow on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/joeedelman - Check my boards on...

Duration:00:51:00

Robert Trawick - The MOST famous photographer you've never heard of!

3/3/2021
Robert Trawick routinely describes himself as “the most interesting photographer in Oklahoma” or “the most famous photographer in Oklahoma that you have never heard of”. I am going to take it a step further and declare him the MOST famous photographer you have never heard of. Robert has a long list of photographic accomplishments, and he loves sharing his knowledge, along with a few tricks honed over a 30+ year professional career. A self-professed ‘time-traveler’, Robert has been active...

Duration:00:58:10