Getting Seasonal w/ Portraits [PS 29]

Darin, Erica, & Nick offer insight into staying creative as the colors begin to change around the globe. The three help two listeners of the podcast with metering & exposure questions.

What's in this episode:

  • A conversation about taking advantage of Fall & Spring Color in your Portrait Photography.
  • Balancing the need to try new things with the comfortable shots.
  • Keeping your quality high might be more important than doing new things.
  • Dan Bull's question about locking exposure & focus on backlit portraits.
  • Lisa Mills' inquiry on using light meters with flash & natural light.
  • Nick discusses the joys of being self-employed.
  • Darin suggests shooting landscapes or another genre to keep you motivated.
  • Erica keeps her gear safe by using a fashionable anti-theft bag for her gear.
  • Darin geeks out about the new Apple iPhone 6S Plus & points to why it is changing his Street Photography.

Resources Mentioned:

  • Improve Photography Start – (September 30th is the last day to get $40 off this already amazing deal!)
  • Improve Photography's Portfolio Reviews – (Get MEANINGFUL feedback on your portfolio from Erica, Nick, or Darin!)
  • Erica's Pacsafe Bag – (Erica's go-to bag for keeping her photo gear & identity safe when traveling!)
  • iPhone 6S Plus – (Darin's new addiction for Street Photography!)


For iPhone/iPad/iPod listeners – We’ll be in iTunes within a few days! Just search “Portrait Session” to find it when it’s available.

For Android listeners – Download the Stitcher Radio app (free) and search for “Portrait Session Podcast.”  We should be there very shortly. Or, if you have already downloaded a podcasting client, follow the directions in the next sentence.

For podcast enthusiasts – If you already listen to podcasts and have a podcatcher that you prefer, the feed you’ll need to add is https://improvephotography.com/category/session/feed/

For those who don’t have a mobile device – You can always listen to the show by clicking the audio file at the top of this episode.

1 thought on “Getting Seasonal w/ Portraits [PS 29]”

  1. Erica I’d love to know which PacSafe bag you purchased. I’ve looked at these for awhile and the way you described yours sounded like a good fit for me. Thanks for all the great tips team – keep up the good work!

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