Photography Tips and Tricks [IP45]

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Merry Christmas!  In this episode, Jim takes on questions from photographers around the world who ask about taking photos of kids in front of the Christmas tree, SD card issues, product photography tips, and more.

The show will take the next week off but we’ll be back on the Monday after Christmas and follow our normal Monday and Thursday posting schedule.

What’s in this episode

  • Jim’s step-by-step guide to taking great photos of the kids in front of the Christmas tree.
  • Whether or not photographers need to concern themselves with the color of their clothing reflecting onto the subject.
  • How to troubleshoot SD card problems on your DSLR.
  • Tips for quick and dirty product and food photography.
  • Selecting insurance for your photography business.
  • How to fix slow flash sync issues with the YN560 flash.
  • and more!

Resources mentioned in this episode

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Comments from the I.P. Community

  1. Eric Bier says

    I have always carried insurance for two reasons: to protect my assets and to protect my clients, neighbors, fellow drivers, etc. I feel obligated to mitigate any injury I may cause, and I carry enough insurance to cover any reasonable obligation.

  2. says

    I am looking for the link for the octo-softbox you talked about in episode 45 podcast. I didn’t see it in the show notes. Enjoyed the podcast as usual. Thanks

  3. Dan says

    Thanks for the insurance advice- I’m from the UK (not Yukon?) but guess that might be my accent ;-)
    Advise still applies and gratefully received though.

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