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Topic 1: Jim – How to win photography competitions
- Fundamentals must be absolutely perfect, because someone else will get them right
- Techniques win!
- No competitions with “likes”
Topic 2: Connor – Editing Practices: What do you guys do when you’re editing? Listen to music, watch a movie, listen to audiobooks/podcasts, work in silence? Have you tried to pay attention to speed and efficiency if you have tried multiple things?
Topic 3: Shooting “work for hire” vs freelancer
Topic 4: shooting everyday – how good is your phone?
Topic 5: Connor – What is a cheap item that is not directly photo gear that you wouldn’t want to go without and why? My examples would be clamps for holding things or foam core/poster board to use as makeshift reflectors, snoots, flags etc.
12 Minute Skill: Timelapse
- Stack in Lightroom so it doesn’t make a mess
- Fake motion with Photoshop
- Mike Olbinski for inspiration
- Shooting in manual
Doodads of the Week!
Doorandom of the Week:
- Washer on keychain as an always ready screwdriver