The Queen of Fashion Photography – Lindsay Adler [IP51]

The Queen of Fashion Photography (that's what I've decided to call her now), Lindsay Adler, talks all about getting started in fashion photography and how to get your photos noticed.

What's in this episode

  • How to get started shooting creative portraits.
  • How to simplify your portraits down to one clear point.
  • Building a portfolio by getting started for free on Model Mayhem!
  • Lindsay's best tricks for getting started in the business of fashion photography.
  • Why you may want to choose NOT to shoot tethered when shooting models.
  • and more!

Lindsay Adler's Favorite Gear

Primary Camera: Canon 5D Mark III

Favorite Lens: Sigma 85mm f/1.4 (She says this lens is a lot cheaper than the Canon or Nikon 85mm, and is of excellent quality

Favorite Flash Modifier: 20″ White Beauty Dish (she says this is what gives a photo “that fashion look”)

Resources mentioned in this episode

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3 thoughts on “The Queen of Fashion Photography – Lindsay Adler [IP51]”

  1. Jason Konarzewski

    I just finished listening to the Lindsay Adler podcast. Thank you for posting it even though you only had the low quality audio. I loved hearing about how she found her style. I also watched her posing seminar on Creative Live and she is a great teacher. I love the new format of one interview and one Q and A each week. Keep the great podcasts coming.

  2. I’m slowly making my way through the back catalogue and this one is a bit of a gem! Lindsay has so many great tips and I agree with her work ethic! I too am a go getting, hustling photographer and so far it’s paying off!

    So, well done to both of you and thanks for another great podcast, JIm.

  3. Just listened to this podcast. 2,000 pictures in a day? Does that strike anyone else as insane? That’d be like shooting 200 rolls of film. I’m bewildered.

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