For Peat’s Sake! No Wedding Talk! [PS 21]

Nick, Darin, & Brian McGuckin explore the other genres of Portrait Photography. The three discuss how thinking outside of the box can lead to your next gig!

What's in this episode:

  • The not so obvious portrait shoot.
  • Not every gig has to involve babies, high school graduates, a family,  or a wedding.
  • Brian talks about shooting corporate head shots.
  • Nick sets the beat for photographing bands.
  • Darin discusses shooting journalistic portraits of Formula One Drivers.
  • Nothing in this world is free. – Shoot for free & reap the benefits to follow!
  • Nick reviews the use of ultra-wide angle lenses for amazing portraits.
  • Brian shines light on the benefits of uploading clients' photos to a cloud-based medium.
  • Darin points out the advantages of using a monopod with speed lights in place of a clunky light stand.
  • The three answer a listener question on the new Portrait Session Voicemail Box.

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