Repairing and Replacing Photo Tools

In Portrait Session Podcast by Darin Mellor

Erica, Nick, & Darin sit down to plan for the worst & hope for the best when it comes to repairing or replacing photo imaging tools.  Photographers have tons of equipment in their workflow.  Find out what these three do for peace of mind with a big shoot around the corner. – Like a shoot using smoke & speedlights!

What's in this episode:

  • How not to allow damaged gear to derail a workflow.
  • The importance of having optical options should a lens break.
  • Having some repetition in gear can save the day & your wallet!
  • Service packages offered by camera companies can decide your repair experience fate.
  • Best practices for preventing image loss on an important shoot.
  • Nick plays with smoke, lights, and models in the forest!
  • Erica reminds us to be careful with our words. – “We can add her in later….”
  • Darin & his comrades discuss how simple it can be to get models to assist for little or nothing on conceptual shoots.

Nick Page Smoke Shot

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About the Author

Darin Mellor

Darin Mellor is an independent contractor for Improve Photography, cohost of the popular Improve Photography Podcast, world traveler, and aspiring to be as big of a photography geek as Jim Harmer.