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The Best Time Of Day For Portrait Photography | EP 032

9/12/2017
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Today’s question is from Amy and she asks: Question: I am trying to maximize my time with 15 portrait sessions that I booked from a recent offer. Last year I had roughly the same amount of clients from a similar offer, but failed to do five of them. The Weather and the clients busy schedule […] The post The Best Time Of Day For Portrait Photography | EP 032 appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:15:27


What Camera Equipment Should You Bring On Vacation | EP 031

6/27/2017
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Today’s question is from Mark and he asks: Question: My wife and I are taking a cruise in Europe for our anniversary. Since i’ve never been to Europe before I’m going to bring my Nikon D800 because of it’s image quality. My preference is to take as little as possible, but not sure what lens […] The post What Camera Equipment Should You Bring On Vacation | EP 031 appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:08:29


How To Recover Corrupted Photos From Memory Cards | EP 030

6/19/2017
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Today’s question is from Benjamin and he asks: Question: The other day when downloading photos I noticed the folder system had some foreign characters and I could not access my photos. When I put the memory card back in the camera and tried to view the photos the word corrupt appear on the LCD Is […] The post How To Recover Corrupted Photos From Memory Cards | EP 030 appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:10:05


How Much Equipment Do I Need To Start A Photography Business? | EP029

6/6/2017
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Today’s question is from Paul asks: Question: I often get asked to photograph different events like parties and dance concerts for friends. They offer to pay me, which has made me wonder. What would be the least amount of equipment needed to start a photography business? The equipment I have is a camera body, 2 […] The post How Much Equipment Do I Need To Start A Photography Business? | EP029 appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:12:35


What To Do When The Bride Gives You The Shot List From Hell

5/26/2017
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Today’s question is from Angela asks: Question: A couple booked me for their wedding. We hit it off straight away and the couple really like my photo journalistic approach. I am also super excited as their wedding is at a venue I’ve never photographed before. The problem is I received an email from the bride, […] The post What To Do When The Bride Gives You The Shot List From Hell appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:13:19


How To Use A Mobile Phone To Take Photos For Your Food Blog | EP 027

5/4/2017
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Today’s question is from Mary asks: Question: I have a lifestyle blog, myidlemoments.com and I’m finding it difficult taking photos indoors with my mobile phone. The type of photos I take are of food for recipes or general how-tos. At the moment I’m reluctant to post any photos because they look so bad. My photos […] The post How To Use A Mobile Phone To Take Photos For Your Food Blog | EP 027 appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:13:42


Should I Use One Big Catalog or Many Smaller Catalogs In Lightroom? | EP 026

4/9/2017
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Today’s question is from Adam asks: Question: Should i put my photos in one big catalog or is it best to have lots of smaller catalogs? Answer: We discuss the topics – What is the Lightroom Catalog? What can the Catalog do for us? Searching and filtering your photos using exif and metadata Collections, […] The post Should I Use One Big Catalog or Many Smaller Catalogs In Lightroom? | EP 026 appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:17:24


025: Stop Telling People Your Camera Settings (It’s Not Helping Anyone)

3/18/2017
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Today’s question is from Liam who asks: Question: Why do people on the internet list their camera settings when they post a photo? e.g F5.6 ISO 1600 6 minutes exposure It seems that the settings are only specific to them and it doesn’t take into account post processing. I know this for a fact as […] The post 025: Stop Telling People Your Camera Settings (It’s Not Helping Anyone) appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:08:18


024 Gain Confidence With Your Photography So You Can Charge More

3/3/2017
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Today’s question is from Jenny who asks: Question: I’m In the newborns and family portrait space, When i look at other photographers, It’s depressing as they are so much better than me. Currently I have about 2 clients a month, which is not enough if i want to make this a proper business. I recently […] The post 024 Gain Confidence With Your Photography So You Can Charge More appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:13:49


023 Is There Ever A Good Time To Work For Free As A Photographer?

2/21/2017
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Today’s question is from Maxwell who asks: Question: The forums i’m a member of has had a lot of talk about working for free and how this can negatively impact you and you business. The post was directed at new photographers, giving away their services for free just to portfolio build. Is there ever a […] The post 023 Is There Ever A Good Time To Work For Free As A Photographer? appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:12:33


022 Upgrade camera equipment or reinvest back into the business?

2/10/2017
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Today’s question is from Helen who asks: Question: Upgrade camera equipment or reinvest money into the business? After a couple of years in business I have saved up a small amount of money. Should I invest the money back into my photography business or buying new equipment to update aging cameras and computer equipment. Answer: […] The post 022 Upgrade camera equipment or reinvest back into the business? appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:19:11


021 How To Deal With A Bridezilla in your Business

2/4/2017
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Today’s question is from Joy who asks: Question: How To Deal With A Bridezilla in your Business I have been researching wedding photography for awhile now. I’ve 2nd second shot with friends who said I have the personality for wedding photography. It would be a dream if i could shoot weddings, even if it’s part […] The post 021 How To Deal With A Bridezilla in your Business appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:12:42


020 How to take better photos with a DSLR?

1/11/2017
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Today’s question is from Connor who asks: Question: How to take better photos with a DSLR? After recently getting a new DSLR for the family. My wife and I have made it a point to learn how to take better photos of our kids. What are somethings to consider when taking photos of the kids? In […] The post 020 How to take better photos with a DSLR? appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:20:13


019 How Do I Get Better At Photo Editing?

12/27/2016
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Today’s question is from Lilly who asks: Question: How Do I Get Better At Photo Editing? I love taking photos everyday. But, I’m frustrated when it comes to my post processing. I am a member of a few Photoshop and Lightroom facebook groups. WOW, the skill of some of the people are just amazing. Changing […] The post 019 How Do I Get Better At Photo Editing? appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:08:45


018: Best Camera Bag For The Amateur Photographer

12/18/2016
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Today’s question is from Oliver who asks: Question: What is the Best camera bag for the amateur photographer? My system consists of a Nikon D700 and 3 lense, 1 flash and lots of memory cards, cable release, batteries. I’m looking to add another camera body when i get the money and maybe a prime lens. I […] The post 018: Best Camera Bag For The Amateur Photographer appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:12:56


017: How Do I Crop My Photos For Printing?

12/12/2016
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Today’s question is from Melissa who asks: Question: How Do I Crop My Photos For Printing? When I print my photos I get white space at the top or bottom of the photo. The attendant at the kiosk said i need to crop my photos. I’ve now noticed there is an option to crop with […] The post 017: How Do I Crop My Photos For Printing? appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:06:43


016: What Should I Wear To A Photoshoot?

12/3/2016
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Today’s question is from Brian who asks: Question: What Should I Wear To A Photoshoot? I’m a portrait photographer and attended a friends wedding as a guest a little while back. I couldn’t help notice that the videographer was dressed very casually, cargo pants and a polo that seemed stretched and not ironed. While the […] The post 016: What Should I Wear To A Photoshoot? appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:05:07


015: How To Challenge Yourself To Better Your Photography

11/26/2016
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Today’s question is from Ian who asks: Question: How To Challenge Yourself And Better Your Photography Any ideas on what I can do to challenge myself in my photography? In today’s episode: We discuss Trying different Genre of photography. Limiting your equipment Photographing in less than favorable conditions. Start a project Recreation of old photographs […] The post 015: How To Challenge Yourself To Better Your Photography appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:06:33


014: What Photo Equipment Do I Need For Event Photography?

11/19/2016
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Today’s question is from Nicole who asks: Question: What Photo Equipment Do I Need For Event Photography? I prefer not to specialize and want to exposed myself to lots of different types of photography. Such as corporate events, christenings, bar mitzvahs, weddings and sports. What type of cameras, lenses and other equipment do I need […] The post 014: What Photo Equipment Do I Need For Event Photography? appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:10:34


013: What Should I Charge For A Photo Shoot?

11/8/2016
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Today’s question is from Alex who asks: Question: What should I charge for a photo shoot? My prices haven’t been updated since i started my business. My costs have increased and my skills have improved enough that i feel comfortable to increase my prices. I sell prints, albums and digital files. I don’t charge a […] The post 013: What Should I Charge For A Photo Shoot? appeared first on Biblino.

Duration: 00:08:52

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