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Welcome to the Show! We are the best - never heard of us - photographers in Oklahoma just crazy enough to share knowledge, passion, and tricks of the industry. We want to help educate photographers of all skill levels with useful information, humor and a few things that make you say Hmmmm. As tribe twins, we work hard to find and interview the movers and shakers that share the vision that “Sharing is Caring”. We love to hear your suggested topics, questions, and creatives we should have on the show. We were recently voted “Best Photography Podcast in English” by no one BUT, if you leave us a 5-star review on iTunes, that could become a reality. Be sure to go back into the previous five years of great content to find amazing photographers, national speakers, insightful discussions and a bunch of “Seinfeld” styled episodes. Email: twins@fotofactspodcast.com Phone: 405-585-6337 Listen on Himalaya.com LINKS TO OUR SOCIAL MEDIA

Welcome to the Show! We are the best - never heard of us - photographers in Oklahoma just crazy enough to share knowledge, passion, and tricks of the industry. We want to help educate photographers of all skill levels with useful information, humor and a few things that make you say Hmmmm. As tribe twins, we work hard to find and interview the movers and shakers that share the vision that “Sharing is Caring”. We love to hear your suggested topics, questions, and creatives we should have on the show. We were recently voted “Best Photography Podcast in English” by no one BUT, if you leave us a 5-star review on iTunes, that could become a reality. Be sure to go back into the previous five years of great content to find amazing photographers, national speakers, insightful discussions and a bunch of “Seinfeld” styled episodes. Email: twins@fotofactspodcast.com Phone: 405-585-6337 Listen on Himalaya.com LINKS TO OUR SOCIAL MEDIA

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Welcome to the Show! We are the best - never heard of us - photographers in Oklahoma just crazy enough to share knowledge, passion, and tricks of the industry. We want to help educate photographers of all skill levels with useful information, humor and a few things that make you say Hmmmm. As tribe twins, we work hard to find and interview the movers and shakers that share the vision that “Sharing is Caring”. We love to hear your suggested topics, questions, and creatives we should have on the show. We were recently voted “Best Photography Podcast in English” by no one BUT, if you leave us a 5-star review on iTunes, that could become a reality. Be sure to go back into the previous five years of great content to find amazing photographers, national speakers, insightful discussions and a bunch of “Seinfeld” styled episodes. Email: twins@fotofactspodcast.com Phone: 405-585-6337 Listen on Himalaya.com LINKS TO OUR SOCIAL MEDIA

Twitter:

@fotofacts

Language:

English

Contact:

(405) 585-6337


Episodes

New Platform and the Young Ben

1/17/2021
Welcome to 2021 and the twins are trying a new approach for our podcast. We are trying Instagram LIVE and then pushing the recording here for the audio podcast. This first episode was not without it's challenges BUT, we managed to push audio in/out of Instagram, load up two phantom powered mics AND bring in two live callers. All with the help of the amazing RODE CasterPro. Our first interview on the new platform was Ben Stanley, a young budding photographer that still in high school. We met...

Duration:00:59:56

Our Christmas List for 2020

12/6/2020
Jim & Robert share their Christmas wish list! IF you wish to purchase any items on the list, hit us up for the official "nice" list and you will be invited to be interviewed on the podcast! Get $35 off your first year of PPA (use Robert Trawick or Jim Felder as the referral - like a popularity vote) Visit our YouTube Videos for more weekly inspiration! Connect on the Facebook Page for news and upcoming interview polls. Leave a review on iTunes and let others know about the show. The...

Duration:00:47:04

Balls and Mountains with Carrie Giordano

11/22/2020
We don't always have sports photographers on the show, but when we do... we go for the homerun! This week, the Twins chat with Carrie Giordano with a little help from local sports shooter Ron Lane. For this episode, Ron had to guide us in baseball jargon like "The Well", a personal favorite place for this LA Dodger photographer to shoot action. Carrie is not your average choice for a major league baseball shooter, but we have no doubt she can carry her own even if Jim & I have no idea...

Duration:01:12:17

Grills, Dirt and GFX

11/8/2020
No interview this week as the twins got their power and internet back after many days working in the dark, stealing WiFi at local coffee shops. We do mention our friend Tony Corbell, so be sure to check him out and look for his new education opportunities. Get $35 off your first year of PPA (use Robert Trawick or Jim Felder as the referral - like a popularity vote) Visit our YouTube Videos for more weekly inspiration! Connect on the Facebook Page for news and upcoming interview...

Duration:00:41:36

Ringo, Miracles & GFX with Alison Conklin

10/18/2020
During COVID-19 shutdown in USA, Alison Conklin used her quantine time to create iconic portraits of her great dane, Ringo. Igniting a spark of creativity, joy and hope for the future of everyone that followed her Instagram account. The twins were engaged daily waiting for Alison's post, sharing positive moments with friends along with her poignantly funny portraits. She has been on our radar for months and we were excited when she accepted out invitation to be on the show. Get ready for...

Duration:01:23:25

Sara With Tamron - PhotoCon 2020

10/16/2020
Sara sat down with Jim to talk with us about Tamron and her love of shooting live music and more. PhotoCon 2020 @sarawithtamron Get $35 off your first year of PPA (use Robert Trawick or Jim Felder as the referral - like a popularity vote) Visit our YouTube Videos for more weekly inspiration! Connect on the Facebook Page for news and upcoming interview polls. Leave a review on iTunes and let others know about the show. The Foto Twins love using Røde Microphones & RødeCaster Pro for...

Duration:00:16:54

Famous by Proxy with Lou Renova

10/4/2020
We have a treat for you this week with street racer, pistoler and PhotoConSpeaker, Lou Renova from 405 Photo. We do manage a few rabbit holes but Lou chats candidly about his rise to fame and how you should always shoot each event like it was your first. Never lose the excitement of the moment. I'm not going to give you a long list of insights into this episode cause you need to hear it for yourself. But we do mention Castle Spirits, Pimp Juice, Farmtruck, Azn, Six One Six Studios, Racing...

Duration:00:49:59

Be Nice with Fashion Stylist Christion Betancourt

9/27/2020
This week the Twins chat with fashion Christion Betancourt based in Moore, Oklahoma, about what a stylist does and how does that help the photographer achieve goals. Christion gratulationed with a Fashion Marketing Degree and "should" be geared to performing buyer duties but she has a broader sense of service in helping people find their personal best. Yes, she also does personal styling and performs "closet emergencies" appointemnts to get someone out of a rut. Wonder what style Christion...

Duration:00:57:58

Don't Push That Button with Jason Pierce

9/21/2020
This week's episode finds the twins chatting with PhotoCon Master Class leader Jason Pierce. In the FotoFacts "Circle of Trust", his codename is JUSTIN. Listen to the end and you will understand how Robert can make a class erupt into laughter. Jason will be leading a class with a title changed to "Edge of Light", focusing on light play and composition with a few rabbits holes on how to keep your photography passion alive with diversity. We surely will not miss this slot on the PhotoCon LIVE...

Duration:01:07:42

Twins COVID Stories

9/13/2020
The twins sit down and discuss photo conventions going LIVE with run down on Bedford Camera & Video PhotoCon. Use code VIP to get your tickets for $79.99 with a free ticket to PhotoCon 2021 (OKC) OR PhotoExpo 2021 (Little Rock). Here are some links to different rabbit holes we ran through. Enjoy the day! PhotoCon ImagingUSA Professional Photographers of America Red Beard Plumbing Passion Planner Get $35 off your first year of PPA (use Robert Trawick or Jim Felder as the referral -...

Duration:00:48:44

Filters, Missions and Pocket Squares with Duane Lyken

8/4/2020
This week's detour with the Twins is about finding inspiration through self-awareness. We chat with Duane Lyken, a full-time photographer in New York with an interesting process for growth and an unusual flair for pocket squares. Duane found photography first in high school and then re-engaged after the market downturn in 2008 while he worked in finance. A natural money-minded businessman, he creates an income stream from his exhibits to fund future mission trips, traveling to over 20...

Duration:01:09:49

"You Get What You Ask For" with Mary Fisk-Taylor

7/14/2020
This week the twins continue with Money Matters, so grab a Big Whisky for Mary Fisk-Taylor, a creative photographer and highly successful business owner. This Dave Matthews Band fangirl will Stand Up to preach positive economics beneficial to newcomers and masters alike. So don't go Under the Table and Dreaming of a different outcome with your finances, take charge Everyday to tame your money woes. The key driving force in this industry will be to change your mindset FIRST because you will...

Duration:00:56:24

Start with the Exit Plan by Rhonda Thomas

7/8/2020
July is all about money and we start with Profit First Professional, Rhonda Thomas of National Business Concepts, Inc. If you are thinking of going pro, her best advice would be to start with the "Exit Plan", along with making a long list of what is needed to get started and where to get the capital finances. Once that is laid out, she follows an inciteful practice on how to divvy up your first invoice payment. But wait, Rhonda did mention starting with a 3-6 month cushion for the rough...

Duration:01:04:54

8% of the body and the Missing T-Shirt with Gary Hughes

6/29/2020
This week's episode takes more detours than the Millennium Falcon making the Kessel Run. The guest, of course, is Gary Hughes, a full-time commercial portrait photographer based in Orlando, Florida. The theme is HEADSHOTS and we do chat "some" about the topic but Gary has more information crammed into his brain that most and we just sprinkled a conversation starter letting him take us far beyond Numidian Prime. Strap in because the next hour is filled with facts, humor, and more than a few...

Duration:01:25:23

Bar, Bat, Wed & Fuji with Booray Perry

6/21/2020
Welcome to the longest interview in 9 years of the FotoFacts Podcast! This Father's Day episode with the talented, outspoken photographer and PPA Voicebox Booray Perry is jammed packed with all the thing that makes you think. The theme was all about weddings, but with any casual conversation, lots of Alice in Wonderland rabbit holes appear and we all jumped right in! The topics range from weddings, bar & bat mitzvah, Fujifilm, the Professional Photographers of America, ImagingUSA, and a...

Duration:01:44:06

Upcoming Show Schedule

6/14/2020
The twins chat about the upcoming schedule of topics and interviews. We are looking for suggestions for those topics and will post on our Facebook Page. Here is the rundown: June: Booray Perry & Gary Hughes July, The Money Month: CPA, Pricing, Taxes, and Facebook/Instagram Adverts August / September: Nikon, Canon, Sony, Fujifilm, Olympus, Sigma, Tamron, Tokina October: Architectural, Weddings, Astrophotography, New Borns November: High Volume, Pet Photography Post, Email, or call with...

Duration:00:30:23

Landscape Oils to Fashion Pixels with Marty Strecker

6/2/2020
Wrapping up our FASHION themed month with a long-distance interview record with Australian photographer Marty Strecker. This traditionally trained oil painter of landscapes talks about how the transition to using the camera more for creation versus canvas reference helped him become more outgoing after discovering people. Marty enjoys learning about the person and works hard to bring forth traits into the image created. He eloquently observes the tribe creation power needed for fashion...

Duration:01:05:22

Demographics, Cross Processing and the Denim Challenge with David Leslie Anthony

5/27/2020
Strap in tight for some FASHION #TRUTHS with world-renowned photographer David Leslie Anthony on a live phone interview from New Orleans. David is currently based in Chicago working around the globe and we are fortunate he had time to share some insights into this industry. Fair warning, this episode isn't for the faint of heart or sensitive creatives. David lays down some solid advice and harsh reality checks that might be a hard pill to swallow. This is the authentic nature of our podcast...

Duration:01:06:50

No Facebook No Bother with Craig Stidham

5/25/2020
We are still working through our FASHION theme this month but this episode with Craig Stidham quickly became a Capture One Q&A interview. The twins were very ok with this since Robert has fully switched and Jim is Capture One curious. We even did more questions after the show! LOL Craig is a commercial fashion shooter based in Amarillo Texas that uses that flair to bring his high school senior clients to a much higher level of artistry. Classically trained at Art Institute in Houston, he...

Duration:01:29:31

Keep It to the Side on the Rogue Episode

5/17/2020
This month's theme is FASHION but we had no guest until Roxy came over for dinner before we started the podcast recording. We would like to say that magic happened, but you will have to be the judge of that. LOL Next week we will back on schedule with Craig Stidham talking about FASHION. Check out our guests this week - Terri's Website Terri's Facebook Terri's Instagram Roxy's Website Roxy's Facebook Roxy's Instagram Visit our YouTube Videos for more weekly inspiration! Connect on...

Duration:01:03:24