All That Photography Goodness [IP50]

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What's in this episode

  • Two useful tips for taking pictures when the light source is visible in the frame
  • Tips for shooting youth sporting events.
  • A success story from a listener in following the tip Dave Black shared about getting into pro sports arenas to shoot.
  • The rules of composition for shooting portraits.
  • How to get started in aerial photography.
  • Jim's doodad of the week
  • and more!

Resources mentioned in this episode

  • Jim's new Lightroom Online Class for those who want to learn Lightroom.  The class has 30 video lessons to show you how to take advantage of Lightroom's features, as well as the ability to work directly with Jim via email to get his feedback on your work.
  • Submit Questions for the Podcast
  • Doodad of the week: (and why Jim has a crush on it!)

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About the Author

Jim Harmer

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Jim Harmer is the founder of Improve Photography, and host of the popular Improve Photography Podcast. More than a million photographers follow him on social media, and he has been listed at #35 in rankings of the most popular photographers in the world. Jim travels the world to shoot with readers of Improve Photography in his series of free photography workshops. See his portfolio here.


  1. Jim, great information as usual! I really enjoyed the advice on shooting into a light source. I found that to be useful for shooting into a sunrise or sunset as well.

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