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Seeing Photography Differently [IP76]

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In this episode I sit down with Mike Miceli, a full-time photographer and listener of the podcast.  Mike shares five tips for learning to see photography in a new way to break out of a creative rut. What’s in this episode How changing your lens can help you to see things differently How FORGETTING the moment can produce better pictures …

Best Macro Lenses: Unbiased Review of 8 Lenses

I have read countless reviews online of macro lenses, but the problem with all of them is that they only have one lens on hand.  That makes it pretty impossible for photographers to know which option is the best bang for the buck. I purchased 8 different options for macro photography, so in this test we’ll be reviewing extension tubes …

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5 Photo Projects You Can Start and Finish in a Weekend [IP75]

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In this episode I’m joined by long-time listener of the Improve Photography Podcast and full-time commercial photographer Wasim Muklashy. What’s in this episode 5 Photo Projects You can Start and Finish In One Weekend A little about Wasim’s business in commercial photography Doodad of the week VectorMount for GoPro Cameras  

Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II Lens (Unbiased Review)

What You Need to Know I’m about to make a statement that I may later regret, but here it is.  The Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens is the best lens ever made. There are sharper primes and faster lenses, but the combination of convenience, versatility, and optical quality of this lens are unmatched. This is the #1 …

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Getting Your Photography Noticed and Licensed [IP74]

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Today I’m joined by a listener of the podcast, and an avid hobbyist photographer, Jeff Harmon.  In the episode we discuss the news around the industry this week about DxO, and the main topic of getting your work noticed and licensed. What’s in this episode Thoughts on the popular DxO website, and if its camera reviews can be trusted How …

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Learning Photography at Break-Neck Speed [IP73]

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In this episode of the podcast, Jim talks with Darin Mellor, a listener of the podcast who took some of Jim’s online photography classes and eventually left his job 7 months ago to pursue photography full-time. Darin shares what has worked for him to find clients, the techniques he is using to make saleable images, and the gear he has …