Staying Motivated and Inspired (PS EP-50)

  • new locations and new gear
  • looking at the work of others to see whats possibile
  • 500 px
  • instagram
  • trying out a new genre of photography keeps things from getting stale
  • go on a landscape photo trip
  • separate yourself from what you normally shoot

Listener Questions:  

Tamela Steindorf

Hello everyone – I am a relatively new listener to the podcast and I have a question about getting print colors to come out correctly. I know I probably need to first calibrate my monitor, and then have a lab make some test prints. Do you generally just have the lab adjust the colors on your prints, and which labs do you use for printing portraits? I heard Nick Page mention Millers in the episode on sports photography, but any guidance on this overall process of file to print would be much appreciated.

52 thoughts on “Staying Motivated and Inspired (PS EP-50)”

  1. Griffin Mekelburg

    Loving the show! Im still green to photography (shooting on a DSLR for only 3 months) and this is one of my favorites! Congrats on 50 episodes, you have a faithful listener for the next 50 and so on!

  2. Daniel Johnson

    Yay 50!! I love the show and look forward to the drive to work to listen to it along with the rest of the improve photography line-up. Thanks for all your hard work in putting the shows together!

  3. Congrats on 50 episodes! I’ve listened and loved the podcast since day one. Erica, Nick, Darin (remember him?!), Ricky, and all of the guests have transformed me from a novice to something more. I’ve even met and photographed with other photographers thanks to the Facebook listeners group. Thank you, Portrait Session!

  4. Congrats on 50 episodes!! I’ve been listening to the Podcasts for several months now & I’m learning so much from you guys! Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge, wisdom, experiences, and tips and tricks with us. It has been invaluable and we really appreciate it. Keep up the great work, and looking forward to learning more from you guys 😀

  5. a round of applause for making it this far. congrats. today’s message was one that i needed. feeling stuck at the moment, but a fresh voice can get me motivated again. too bad it was only nick. ha. solo, or everybody. doesn’t matter. lots of good information. keep it up. thanks for all you do.

  6. Avrohom Gross

    Congrats on 50. I learned a ton from you guys. I like how well your personalities and styles meld together to form an epic podcast. Hope you guys have another 50 check that 100 check that 1000 episodes.Keep up the great work. Btw I just turned 18 and I am trying to go pro, a ton of just being a pro not the photography part but business how to act etc. is because of you guys.I really can’t thank you enough but should probably stop here so I don’t bore you to death.Seriously though thanks!

  7. Congratulations on 50!!! Keep it up! You guys host the most enjoyable podcast I listen to. I listen to a lot of podcasts and audio books, and something about the vibe you guys give off makes it feel like your sitting around a table with friends. Thank you!

  8. Congratulations on your 50h episode! I’ve been a listener and a fan since IP started, hungrily waiting for the next episode of every show. I credit IP for keeping me motivated to improve, and for teaching me tons of tips, techniques, etc. Keep up the great work!

  9. Congratulations on 50 fantastic episodes! Thank all of you for the information and inspiration that you guys impart on us.

  10. Tamela Steindorf

    Congrats on 50 episodes and thank you so much for answering my question about print colors today Nick! I have learned so much from you all – thanks so much for the instruction and inspiration to keep shooting and improve.

  11. Congratulations on the 50th episode, seems like it was just yesterday we were sitting in that hotel conference room and showing off beach photos. Congratulations to Nick and Erica to there success on the podcast who would have ever thought a workshop would turn into what it has.

  12. Congrats on 50 episodes!! I have been listening since the first one and with each next of them you get better and better (I don’t even know how you guys are doing that :)) looking forward for the next 50!!!

  13. Happy 50th! I have learned a lot from your podcasts, keep it going please I still have more to learn.

    Nick-your solo episode wasn’t too bad, Erica’s may have been more fun though.

    Thank you for putting together a great show.

  14. Congrats on 50! Many happy returns, thanks for all the knowledge ya’ll are sharing with the rest of us.

  15. Congrats on 50! I’ve been listening to all IP podcasts ever since they started. I’m only a hobbyist, and sometimes my DSLR sits collecting dust, but your podcasts and images ignite my passion regularly. Thanks for all of your hard work!

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