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Photofocus Podcast

Some of the most respected business owners and artists in photography are our guests. We are creating building blocks to help you develop a stronger foundation for your business and marketing skill sets, and sometimes even for your life! Download our newest feature, "PhotoShelter’s Beyond Technique" on the third Wednesday of each month. This new podcast features innovative ideas that will help you build a stronger business. "The Mind Your Own Business" podcast is a collaborative effort between P...more

Episodes

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast with Sarah Petty | Photofocus Podcast June 14, 2019

    Jun 14 2019

    Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please post a review on iTunes. In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young chat with photographer and marketing expert Sarah Petty about the biggest (and most common!) print order-killing mistakes so many photographers make! We cover these common print order-killing mistakes in detail: Apologizing for your pricing Making incorrect assumptions based on price Offering prices before discussing your services in detail Forgetting to do a Pre-Session Consu...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Ben Haley | Photofocus Podcast June 7, 2019

    Jun 07 2019

    In this episode: I had a chance to interview a talented 21-year-old photography student that's attending the Rochester Institute of Technology. Ben reached out to me on LinkedIn. Sensing his dedication, I wanted to reward Ben with a Photoshop World experience he would never forget. Ben is a great example of how networking and a passion for your art will open doors to success. Topics: Why he traveled 21 hours to attend Photoshop World How Ben reached out to instructors Formal vs self-taught educ...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Corey Decker | Photofocus Podcast May 23, 2019

    May 24 2019

    In this episode: I had a chance to interview retired Army Specialist Corey Decker for a special edition of the Photofocus Infocus Interview Show honoring our Military. Corey shares his military experience and how Photography has helped his PTSD. Topics: What inspired Corey to pursue photography How the military helps vets go back to school How Photography helped his PTSD We like to hear from you! Here’s your chance to interact with the team by leaving a follow-up question in the comments secti...more

  • Mind Your Own Business Podcast with Peter Hurley | Photofocus Podcast May 10, 2019

    May 10 2019

    Welcome to Mind Your Own Business! Premier headshot photographer and education Peter Hurley joins us today!     We discuss: How Peter got his unconventional start in photography, and how his background gave him a unique edge The importance of having a plan for your gear Trends where photographers seem to be struggling with their portfolio The importance of having good "taste" when building a portfolio How to get great images at conventions like Shutterfest The difference between copying someon...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show special edition with Joe Edelman, and Roberto Valenzuela | Photofocus Podcast May 3, 2019

    May 03 2019

    In this "Best Of" InFocus Interviews episode: Olympus Visionary photographer, author and photo educator Joe Edelman shares his insight on why he shot an assignment using the JPEG format and not RAW. Then it's Photographer, Educator, Author and a Canon Explorer of Light, Roberto Valenzuela. Roberto shares tips on how he uses Light to Communicate. We'd like to hear from you! Here’s your chance to interact with the team by leaving a follow-up question in the comments section. We do our best to answ...more

  • Infocus Interview Show with Kimberly Mozuch | Photofocus Podcast April 26, 2019

    Apr 26 2019

    In this episode: I had a chance to interview Photographer and Educator Kimberly Muzuch. Kimberly shares her insights on why every professional photographer should attend conferences like Photoshop World. Topics: Increase education Networking with other like-minded professionals How she learned to get the most out of attending Photoshop World We like to hear from you! Here’s your chance to interact with the team by leaving a follow-up question in the comments section. We do our best to answer a...more

  • Mind Your Own Business Podcast with Bobbi Lane | Photofocus Podcast April 12, 2019

    Apr 12 2019

      Welcome to the Mind Your Own Business Podcast! Today we chat with commercial and portrait photographer Bobbi Lane! We discuss: How Bobbi got her start in photography How she constantly changes with technology to make her business more enjoyable. Why practice is so important in her business The latest trends photographers struggle with The element of preparing for each and every photo shoot The concept of practicing creativity, as opposed for waiting for it to strike The importance of knowing...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show special edition | Photofocus Podcast April 5, 2019

    Apr 05 2019

    In this best of Infocus Interviews episode: Andrew Kavanagh, the man behind one of the largest and most active Photoshop and Photography Facebook Groups with close to half a million members, talks about why he created the group and the changes he's made to help benefit photographers of all levels. Then, it's Scott Kelby. Before he became a pioneer in Photoshop, Scott started out as a portrait photographer. He talks about his earlier years and how his informal training help inspires him to share ...more

  • Infocus Interview Show with Lauri Novak | Photofocus Podcast March 22, 2019

    Mar 22 2019

    In this episode: I had a chance to interview Educator, Author and Fine-art photographer Lauri Novak. Lauri talks about the recent Photofocus articles she has written. Topics: Thinking outside the box Being more creative Marketing ideas for photographers We like to hear from you! Here’s your chance to interact with the team by leaving a follow-up question in the comments section. We do our best to answer all questions in a timely manner. You can be the next guest host on our podcast Do you have...more

  • Beyond Technique Podcast with Jakob Dall | Photofocus Podcast March 20, 2019

    Mar 20 2019

    Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level! In today's episode we chat with photojournalist Jakob Dall! Today we chat about: How Jakob gained traction as a photojournalist Why photography is considered a universal language The role of storytelling in his body of work The difference between being a freelance photographer and being an employee The role of relationship building in his business Some of the toughest assignments he's d...more

  • Mind Your Own Business Podcast with Michele Celentano | Photofocus Podcast March 8, 2019

    Mar 08 2019

    Welcome to the Mind Your Own Business Podcast! Today we chat with family portrait photographer Michele Celentano!   We discuss: How Michele got started with her career The importance of education in every photographer's career The role empathy plays when interacting with client The role psychology plays during a portrait session The best types of workshops photographers can take to strengthen their skillset Why every photographer needs a "backup skillset" to better serve unexpected requests fr...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Mat Hayward | Photofocus Podcast March 1, 2019

    Mar 01 2019

    In this episode: I had a chance to interview Stock Photographer Guru, Adobe Stock Contributor Evangelist and incredible Photographer Mat Hayward.Mat shares his insight into stock photography. Topics: What stock photography is The benefits of becoming an Adobe Stock contributor How to become a contributor What images are best to help you get started We like to hear from you! Here’s your chance to interact with the team by leaving a follow-up question in the comments section. We do our best to a...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Rick Friedman | Photofocus Podcast February 22, 2019

    Feb 22 2019

    In this episode: I had a chance to interview Photojournalist, Educator, and Author Rick Friedman. Rick talks about his experience with Tamron lens and his lens choice from his recent overseas assignments. Topics: His recent trip to Africa to photograph a large cat refuge His experience with Tamron lens. The different lens choices he uses when on assignment We like to hear from you! Here’s your chance to interact with the team by leaving a follow-up question in the comments section. We do our b...more

  • Beyond Technique Podcast with Sally Blood | Photofocus Podcast February 20, 2019

    Feb 20 2019

    Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level. In today's episode we chat with portrait photographer Sally Blood! Images copyright Sally Blood We discuss: How Sally got started in her photographic career. Tips for working under pressure The importance of having "people skills" when interacting with clients The role being able to listen plays when gaining the trust of your client Ways to deal with stress The importance of being prepa...more

  • Mind Your Own Business Podcast with Brent Watkins | Photofocus Podcast February 8, 2019

    Feb 08 2019

    Welcome to the Mind Your Own Business Podcast! Today we chat with portrait photographer Brent Watkins! We discuss: How Brent got started as a photographer The importance of staying up-to-date on the latest techniques despite being in business for decades The importance of giving your client a great experience during their photo session Seeing things through your client's eyes Trusting your own pricing, and being able to expertly (and honestly!) guide your client during sales sessions Realizing...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Maria Vanelli | Photofocus Podcast February 1, 2019

    Feb 01 2019

    In this episode: I had a chance to interview a very special teacher, my sister Maria Vanelli. Maria came for a visit and we started talking about our childhood and how through her teaching she helped shape my education. I picked her brain on ways to help others learn better and thought it would be a great topic for our show. Topics: Different ways photographers can learn. Using repetition to build muscle memory to learn faster. Why it's import to teach yourself. Share knowledge with others to m...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Mike Kubeisy | Photofocus Podcast January 25, 2019

    Jan 25 2019

    In this episode: Hollywood photographer and educator Mike Kubeisy shares his insight on what it takes to become a Hollywood photographer. Topics: How to join the Union. What it takes to get the job and keep it. Why photographers should start out as assistants. To learn more about Mike, visit his website. We like to hear from you! Here’s your chance to interact with the team by leaving a follow-up question in the comments section. We do our best to answer all questions in a timely manner. You c...more

  • Beyond Technique Podcast with Adam Mowery | Photofocus Podcast January 16, 2019

    Jan 16 2019

    Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please, post a review on iTunes. Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level. In today's episode we chat with outdoor photographer Adam Mowery.   All images copyright Adam Mowery  We discuss: How Adam got started as a photographer The things he did to stay focused and chase his dream The role of relationship building as he furthered his career The role PhotoShelter plays in his business and ...more

  • Mind Your Own Business Podcast with Karen Kuehn | Photofocus Podcast January 11, 2019

    Jan 11 2019

    Welcome to the Mind Your Own Business Podcast! Today we chat with photographer Karen Kuehn!   We discuss: How Karen got her start in photography Challenges of being a female in the industry The role of relationship building, asking for help How much things have changed in the industry Tips on working quickly with difficult clients The extremes of two lifestyles (farm girl in New Mexico vs chaos in New York modern) Finding sustainability Personal projects making a difference Staying relevant in...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Joe Edelman | Photofocus Podcast January 4, 2019

    Jan 04 2019

    In this episode: Olympus Visionary photographer, author, and photo educator Joe Edelman shares his insight on a variety of topics he wrote about on his blog. Topics: Why he shot an assignment using the JPEG format and not RAW. How to shoot a portrait in bright sunlight with no reflectors or lights. Blowing Hair for Glamour Portraits & Best Fans For Your Photo Studio. To learn more about Joe, visit his blog. We like to hear from you! Here's your chance to interact with the team by leaving a fol...more

  • Beyond Technique Podcast with Julie Dermansky | Photofocus Podcast December 19, 2018

    Dec 19 2018

    Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level. In today's episode we chat with photojournalist Julie Dermansky.     We discuss: How Julie got her start in photojournalism The challenges of having a career in photojournalism some of the photographers she followed to develop her skill set How she separates her pain of covering disasters from the creativity of creating images How she makes a personal connection with the people she meet...more

  • Mind Your Own Business Podcast with Nick Vedros | Photofocus Podcast December 14, 2018

    Dec 14 2018

    Welcome to the Mind Your Own Business Podcast! Today we chat with advertising photographer Nick Vedros. We discuss: How Nick got his start in photography How he capitalized on a rare opportunity to get his work out to the public Pushing the envelope on creativity and relationships Designing his career around the lifestyle that he wanted Working with an ad agency How the work of Gary Larson and Norman Rockwell influenced his work The role of storytelling in his body of work How Nick incorporate...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Scott Wyden Kivowitz | Photofocus Podcast December 7, 2018

    Dec 07 2018

    In this special Meet a Photofocus Author edition we catch up with Scott Wyden Kivowitz. Scott shares his many contributions to photography as well as work with Photofocus. Topics: Having a dual career. His first 3 Photofocus articles. His ideas for future Photofocus articles. To learn more about Scott, visit his blog. We like to hear from you! Here's your chance to interact with the team by leaving a follow-up question in the comments section. We do our best to answer all questions in a ti...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Dennis Dunbar | Photofocus Podcast November 30, 2018

    Nov 30 2018

    In this episode: Digital Artist and Photo Retoucher Dennis Dunbar shares his insight on photo retouching and how photographers and retouchers work together. Topics: Working with agencies How he and photographers work as a team. What software he uses for retouching and why. To learn more about Dennis, visit his blog We like to hear from you! Here's your chance to interact with the team by leaving a follow-up question in the comments section. We do our best to answer all questions in a timely ma...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Unmesh Dinda | Photofocus Podcast November 23, 2018

    Nov 23 2018

    In this episode: Photo editing guru Unmesh Dinda shares his insight on how to become more efficient at photo editing. Topics: Concepts and theories on photo editing How he prepares for tutorials How he uses Skylum's Luminar in his workflow Visit PiXimperfect for photo editing tutorials We like to hear from you! Here's your chance to interact with the team by leaving a follow-up question in the comments section. We do our best to answer all questions in a timely manner. You Can Be the Next Gues...more

  • Beyond Technique Podcast with Brad Mangin | Photofocus Podcast November 21, 2018

    Nov 21 2018

    Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level. In today's episode we chat with sports photographer Brad Mangin. All images copyright Brad Mangin Photography   We discuss: How Brad got started in sports photography Lessons learned from the great icons Paying dues and working hard The role of relationship building The challenges of being a sports photographer today Jumping on trends The role of PhotoShelter in his business, especially...more

  • Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast November 9, 2018

    Nov 09 2018

    Welcome to the Mind Your Own Business Podcast! Today we chat about your holiday marketing plan, as well as planning tips for the year ahead. We discuss: Christmas cards: Always use a photo you've taken, and always include your logo and studio information as well. In addition to it being a product you can sell to your clients. Christmas cards (or even gift baskets!) are a great way to recognize vendors that support you. A holiday open house: An open house is a great way to recognize your past c...more

  • The Infocus Interview Show With Mark Rossetto | Photofocus Podcast November 2, 2018

    Nov 02 2018

    In this episode:   Photographer and business coach Mark Rossetto shares his insight on enhancing the client experience and building your client list.   Topics: Mark’s history as a family photographer in the UK and in Brisbane, Australia Mark’s story of overcoming a speech impediment, and how to talk to people face-to-face Using the client experience wheel to create a well-rounded client experience, including what you sell and how you sell them Coming up with the right business model for your li...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Levi Sim | Photofocus Podcast October 26, 2018

    Oct 26 2018

    In this special Meet a Photofocus Author edition we catch up with Levi Sim. Levi shares his many contributions to photography as well as work with Photofocus. We like to hear from you! Here's your chance to interact with the team by leaving a follow-up question in the comments section. We do our best to answer all questions in a timely manner. You Can Be the Next Guest Host on Our Podcast Do you have an idea for a topic or want to hear from your favorite photographer or influencer in our indust...more

  • Beyond Technique Podcast with Jeremy Horner | Photofocus Podcast October 17, 2018

    Oct 17 2018

       Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level. Today we chat with travel photographer Jeremy Horner. We discuss in detail: Relationship building and interacting with people The role of books and publishing in his business Advice to new photographers The importance of following your passion and looking inside yourself Tips for successful street photography The process of building trust with the people you photograph The learning p...more

  • Mind Your Own Business Podcast with David Scruggs and Jill Smith | Photofocus Podcast October 12, 2018

    Oct 12 2018

    Welcome to the Mind Your Own Business Podcast!     Today we chat with wedding photographers David Scruggs and Jill Smith about several things that define a photographer as a professional, so that you not only rarely miss those important moments in a subject's life, but NEVER compromise on the quality of an image: Listen, listen, listen - your role when capturing memories is to know and understand your client. That can only come with listening to them and building a relationship based on unders...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Kaylee Greer | Photofocus Podcast September 28, 2018

    Sep 28 2018

    In this episode: Dog Photographe Kaylee Greer talks about her new TV series Pupparazzi and shares tips on how to work with pets. Topics: How she got started Building a business from your passion Tips for starting out in pet photography   Her new show, Pupparazzi. If you like these Infocus Interviews, please consider supporting our partners and sharing these links with your friends! ThinkTapLearn.com, Luminar by Skylum Software We like to hear from you! Here's your chance to interact with the t...more

  • Beyond Technique Podcast with Christian Vizl | Photofocus Podcast September 19, 2018

    Sep 19 2018

    Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please, post a review on iTunes. Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level.   All images copyright Christian Vizl   Today we chat with award-winning underwater photographer Christian Vizl. We discuss in detail: the role of conservation in his body of underwater work how having a higher purpose can drive your photography business forward how he creates such clear, brilliant photos how he ra...more

  • Mind Your Own Business Podcast with Scott Bourne | Photofocus Podcast September 14, 2018

    Sep 14 2018

    Welcome to the Mind Your Own Business Podcast! Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please, post a review on iTunes.   All images copyright Scott Bourne Photography   Today we chat with photographer, author, educator, Olympus visionary and President of Skylum, Scott Bourne about the following topics:   Staying cutting edge in your technique, as well as how you run your business Fine-tuning your skillset The importance of education The impact your About Page can have Personal and business gr...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Sue Bryce | Photofocus Podcast August 31, 2018

    Aug 31 2018

    In this episode: Photographer and Educator Sue Bryce shares her insight on The Portrait Masters Conference coming up in September. Topics: Why we need a portrait specific conference How to maximize your experience at any conference Why you should build relationships with vendors Why you should network with other photographers Why Portraits is the best business in the world and the best subject Why portraits are important If you like these Infocus Interviews, please support our partners and sha...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Spyros Heniadis | Photofocus Podcast August 24, 2018

    Aug 24 2018

    In this episode: Working Photographer and Educator Spyros Heniadis shares his insight on how to organize your digital images. Topics: How to organize your digital images in any digital assets management program Develop a proper naming convention for your images Using Lightroom’s star and flag features to organize images How to use Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic together Understanding the 321 Backup concept If you like these Infocus Interviews, please consider supporting our partners and sh...more

  • Beyond Technique Podcast with Jamey Price | Photofocus Podcast August 15, 2018

    Aug 15 2018

    Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level.     Today we chat with motorsports and automotive photographer Jamey Price. We discuss in detail:   the power of being able to leverage your network the benefit of being nice to people in the industry the role of patience when growing a photography business the role that stamina plays in photo sessions how PhotoShelter makes Jamey's life easier how Jamey overcame a big mistake in his bu...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast with Jen Rozenbaum | Photofocus Podcast August 10, 2018

    Aug 10 2018

    Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please post a review on iTunes. [Editor's note: A word of caution: There is some strong language and topics in this episode. In an abundance of respect in our listeners, we've chosen to list this one episode as explicit.] In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young chat with boudoir photographer and educator Jen Rozenbaum.   Images copyright Jen Rozenbaum   We discuss in detail: How photography allowed Jen to rediscover joy and re-integrate herself int...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Roberto Valenzuela | Photofocus Podcast August 3, 2018

    Aug 03 2018

    In this episode: Photographer, Educator, Author and a Canon Explorer of Light, Roberto Valenzuela shares his tips on Lighting to Communicate. Topics: Lighting to Communicate Why you need to Practice YouTube Channel Window Light vs. Reflector vs. Flash Picture Perfect Lighting Workshop Learning to be Proficient If you like these Infocus Interviews, please consider supporting our partners and sharing these links with your friends! ThinkTapLearn.com, Luminar by Skylum Software Do you have an idea...more

  • The Infocus Interview Show with Rick Sammon | Photofocus Podcast July 27, 2018

    Jul 27 2018

    In this episode: Photographer, Educator, and Author Rick Sammon shares how to plan a photo trip. Topics: How his Route 66 book is used as a planner and an onsite reference resource. What apps are great to help plan for sun location, tides and viewing location. How to use Pristine vision as an exercise to get the unique shots Gathering ideas about the type of shots you want to get by looking at postcards and Google Images. Rick walks us through a plan using the Oregon Coast as an example If you...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Andrew Kavanagh | Photofocus Podcast July 27, 2018

    Jul 26 2018

    In this episode: Photoshop tutor and retoucher Andrew Kavanagh talks about the benefits of joining a Facebook group. Andrew runs one of the most successful Facebook Groups “Photoshop and photography” with over 300K members. Topics: What motivated Andrew to create the group How members learn from top professionals A resource to ask questions and share ideas. Use of Facebook’s new Units section If you like these Infocus Interviews, please consider supporting our partners and sharing these links ...more

  • Beyond Technique Podcast with Jay Watson | Photofocus Podcast July 18, 2018

    Jul 18 2018

    Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level!   All images copyright Jay Watson Photography   We discuss in detail: how Jay got started in photography the art of staying focused finding the right match in clients building relationships and keeping in touch intelligently the role PhotoShelter plays in the success of his business the role of professionalism self-correcting your professional path advice for those wanting to break into...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast with Rudy Guttosch | Photofocus Podcast July 13, 2018

    Jul 13 2018

    In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young chat with Rudy Guttosch from Illuminati Instrument Corp.   We discuss in detail: how the process of creating an image is a mix of both art and science the process of launching a physical product the concept of released a minimum viable product the power of utilizing your network the role of customer feedback the synthesis of people, ideas, and relationships bridging the gap between creating a prototype and full-fledged product building momentum in ...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Wes Maggio | Photofocus Podcast July 6 2018

    Jul 06 2018

    In this episode: Specializing in volume sports portraiture, portrait photographer Weston Maggio shares how he produces Volume Photography and still gets Studio Portraits results. Topics: What is Volume Sports Photography. How long to spend with a subject. What gear is needed. What to expect during a shoot with 50 Plus subjects. Business side of high Volume Photography If you like these Infocus Interviews, please consider supporting our partners and sharing these links with your friends!  MPB.c...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast with Cindy Harter | Photofocus Podcast Bonus Episode!

    Jul 04 2018

    In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young chat with photographer Cindy Harter Sims.   All images copyright Cindy Harter Photography    We discuss in detail: how the journey of self-discovery can fuel your photography business development how to make financial plans for your business that help ensure success the importance of nailing technique down through unrelenting practice connecting with clients the phenomenon of how clients mirror their photographer's energy during a session the role ...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Jonathan Tilly | Photofocus Podcast June 29, 2018

    Jun 29 2018

    In this episode: Personal Brand Strategist Jonathan Tilly shares how to build your brand on Instagram. Topics: Choosing a good name before setting up your profile The purpose of your Instagram What content should be on your Instagram Creating interaction with followers   How to schedule Instagram post Building an Instagram scheduling day The benefits of Instagram Stories   If you like these Infocus Interviews, please consider supporting our partners and sharing these links with your friends! T...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with James Schmelzer | Photofocus Podcast June 22, 2018

    Jun 22 2018

    In this episode: Master Craftsmen Photographer and Lumix Ambassador James Schmelzer shares his insight on continuous lighting and the benefits of Mirrorless cameras. Topics: - Why he switched to Lumix - Continuous lighting - The future of continuous lighting and mirrorless - Wrap around lighting If you like these Infocus Interviews, please consider supporting our partners and sharing these links with your friends! TruLife acrylic, MPB.com, ThinkTapLearn.com

  • Beyond Technique Podcast with Bob Coates | Photofocus Podcast June 20, 2018

    Jun 20 2018

    Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please, post a review on iTunes. Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level!     We discuss in detail: How being diverse in your photography skillset can be a strong asset, and how it can actually enrich your work The multiple types of photography that goes into a single wedding gig The important role that networking plays in the success of your photography business The role that constant e...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast with David Schonauer | Photofocus Podcast June 8, 2018

    Jun 08 2018

    In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young chat with Pro Photo Daily Editor and Motion Arts Pro David Schonauer.   We discuss in detail: The art of getting your work published The criteria he used to pick certain images as an editor The value of authentic networking and relationship building Building relationships with a magazines for the long term Entering competitions to get your work seen The importance of doing your homework and research beforehand The importance of portfolio reviews The...more

  • InFocus Interview Show with Lou Freeman | Photofocus Podcast June 1, 2018

    Jun 01 2018

    In this episode: Sophisticated Wedding Portrait and Glamour Photographer Lou Freeman shares her insight on portrait photography. Topics: - How her commercial and portrait work has influence one another - Photographing people, it’s all about finding their essence - How to purposefully find specific types of clients - How People are attracted by what they see - How to build a portfolio - The power of printed pictures over digital a portfolio - Photographing a show for a client - Relationships are ...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Scott Kelby | Photofocus Podcast May 25, 2018

    May 25 2018

    In this episode: Photographer and Photoshop Guru Scott Kelby shares his insight on the value of formal education verses self taught. Topics: YouTube as a great resource for reference material How he learned about lighting The value of online education courses: Kelby One, Creative Live, LinkedIn Learning / Lyndia.com and ThinkTapLearn Conferences such as Photoshop World, Shutterfest, WPPI, PPE Hands on workshops and training. If you like these Infocus Interviews, please consider supporting our ...more

  • Beyond Technique Podcast with NashCo Photography | Photofocus Podcast May 16, 2018

    May 16 2018

    Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please, post a review on iTunes. Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level! In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young dive deep into a discussion with photographers Leah Nash and Christopher Onstott. They are a fun-loving photography duo, both former photojournalists turned lifestyle photographers.   All images copyright NashCo Photography   We discuss in detail: What made them transit...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast with Scott Kelby | Photofocus Podcast May 11, 2018

    May 11 2018

    Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please post a review on iTunes. In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young chat with photographer and educator Scott Kelby. We discuss in detail: Scott's beginnings in sports photography getting images right in camera from the very beginning the danger of haphazardly saying "I'll fix it in Photoshop" the art of "anticipation" and research in sports photography the two secrets of sports photography automotive photography finding momentum in your passion...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Rick Friedman and Eddie Tapp | Photofocus Podcast May 4, 2018

    May 04 2018

    Remember to check out our great sponsors including TruLife acrylic, MPB.com, ThinkTapLearn In this episode photojournalist Rick Friedman talks about how he uses the Rogue Lighting System--along with speedlights--to create a portable lighting studio. He also shares how he uses gels to add a special look to his lighting. Total time 22m:10s starting at 1m:50s   In the second half of the show, commercial photographer Eddie Tapp shares his experience with his first drone, tips on how you can get star...more

  • Beyond Technique Podcast | Photofocus Podcast April 18, 2018

    Apr 18 2018

    Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please, post a review on iTunes. Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level! All photos copyright Kristina Varaksina.   In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young dive deep into a discussion with fashion, advertising, and portrait photographer Kristina Varaksina. We discuss in detail: being your own "art director" developing your own unique style the other complementary skills that help ...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast April 13, 2018

    Apr 13 2018

    Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please post a review on iTunes. In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young chat with renowned photographer Anne Geddes. All images copyright Anne Geddes   We discuss in detail: How storytelling relates to photography How to be authentic in your work Finding your personal creativity and style, and the importance of being able to control light How to find the photographic "bliss" that will drive your work forward Building relationships with clients, whe...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with Rick Friedman and Peter Treadway | Photofocus Podcast April 6, 2018

    Apr 06 2018

    Remember to check out our great sponsors including TruLife acrylic, MPB.com, ThinkTapLearn In this episode, Photojournalist Rick Friedman talks with Vanelli. Rick has photographed every US Presidential campaign since Jimmy Carter! Rick shares how his Photojournalist days has influence his portrait sessions, how to nail your exposure, the Pitfalls of “Chimping”, Tips to control overshooting and how to expose for the element you can’t control. Total time 21m:55s starting at 2m:00s In the second ha...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show | Photofocus Podcast March 30, 2018

    Mar 30 2018

    Remember to check out our great sponsors including TruLife acrylic, MPB.com, ThinkTapLearn   In this episode, Vanelli had a chance to sit down with Commercial Photographer Eddie Tapp while he was in Florida giving a lecture to The Camera Club of Brevard. Eddie talks about Learning to see the delicacy of light, The 4 Qualities of light--Spectacular Highlights, Diffused Highlights, Diffused Shadows, and Hard Shadows– and he gives a few tips on how to learn to see the light. In the second half of t...more

  • The Infocus Interview Show | Photofocus Podcast March 23, 2018

    Mar 23 2018

    Remember to check out our great sponsors including TruLife acrylic, MPB.com, ThinkTapLearn In this episode: Kevin Ames talks with MPB founder Matt Barker. Kevin and Matt talk about How buyers and sellers of used photo equipment use MPB to purchase and sell their gear and the many benefits of MPB. In the second half of the episode, Wedding Photographer Iris Acevedo talks about how she kept up with her business while coping with an injury and she gives a few tips on how to work with a spouse as yo...more

  • Beyond Technique Podcast | Photofocus Podcast March 21, 2018

    Mar 21 2018

    Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please, post a review on iTunes. Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level! In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young dive deep into a discussion with editorial, corporate, and advertising photographer Todd Spoth.   Images copyright Todd Spoth   We discuss in detail: how paying attention to details about your client can help facilitate trust the role psychology plays in photography bri...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast March 9, 2018

    Mar 09 2018

    Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please post a review on iTunes.   In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young chat with veteran photographer Lynn Goldsmith.   All images copyright Lynn Goldsmith   We discuss in detail: Photography as a means of creative expression Having a holistic view of yourself as a person and photographer Being an idea-maker and spreading ideas Photography as a means of self discovery The role of photography in storytelling the advantages of trying new approache...more

  • Beyond Technique Podcast | Photofocus Podcast February 21, 2018

    Feb 21 2018

    Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please post a review on iTunes. Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level! In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young dive deep into a discussion about food photography with Christina Peters.   We discuss in detail: how food photography ties into product, still life, headshot, and livestock photography accommodating to client requests how wedding photographers can benefit from learning ...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast February 9, 2018

    Feb 09 2018

    In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young chat with photographer and marketing expert Sarah Petty. We discuss in detail: Common marketing mistakes many photographers make tips on pricing the difficulty of being a "shoot and burn" photographers picking a business model early on the strategic things smart photographers do ways to build relationships with our clients the lack of correlation between taking great photos and making money (especially when you're not business-minded) the drawback ...more

  • The Infocus Interview Show | Photofocus Podcast February 2, 2018

    Feb 03 2018

    Remember to check out our great sponsors including TruLife acrylic face mounted prints and join the raffle for huge prizes here. In this episode, Levi Sim talks with photographer Bill Konway about his career in photography spanning more than 30 years and a whole lot of changes. This episode is brought to you by TruLife face mounted acrylic prints. They discuss: -Bill's start in photojournalism -Stories from Bill's days at the paper -Transition from dark room to film scanning -Transition from Lar...more

  • The Infocus Interview Podcast | Photofocus Podcast January 19th 2018

    Jan 19 2018

    Levi sits down with Sharky James.   They talk about their photographer heroes, the industry and more including how he got started in the industry.   Then a fun round table with Pamela Berry, Levi Sim, Bobbi Lane and Kevin Ames as they discuss 2018 trends, goals and tradeshows for the upcoming year.

  • Beyond Technique Podcast | Photofocus Podcast January 17, 2018

    Jan 17 2018

    Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please post a review on iTunes. Welcome to Beyond Technique, a podcast empowering photographers to bring their businesses to the next level! In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young dive deep into a discussion about the benefits of having a special photography projects with Stacy Pearsall. We discuss in detail: How Stacy was brought out of a dark place through the Veteran's Portrait Project How having special projects can making a change in the commu...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast January 12, 2018

    Jan 12 2018

    In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young dive deep into a discussion about customer service with expert Shep Hyken. We discuss in detail: how to stand out with our photography clients making every moment count building loyalty the combination of customer service + a great product the expectations of the customer cultivating customers for life the process of operating beyond our own personal assumptions as photographers identifying every single touch point with our clients "Moments of truth...more

  • The Infocus Interview Podcast | Photofocus Podcast December 22nd 2017

    Dec 23 2017

    The Infocus Interview Podcast | Photofocus Podcast December 22nd 2017 Levi sits down with Kevin Dooley How long has he been shooting profesionally? How has he maintained his business? How did he get into wildlife photography Africa talk How to understand animals? What trips are coming up? Where can we find out more information? Gear talk What to consider when going on a safari?   Next Levi talks with Jim Welninski Who is Jim? What kind of photographer is Jim? Should we compete and why? Experi...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast December 8, 2017

    Dec 08 2017

    Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Please post a review on iTunes.  In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young chat with photographer and educator Tony Corbell about running a brick and mortar photography studio. We discuss in detail: - The in’s and out’s of having a studio space   - The advantages and also challenges of running a brick and mortar studio   - Work/life balance   - Realistic pricing when running a physical studio   - Building trust within your community   - Effective netwo...more

  • The Interview Podcast | Photofocus Podcast December 1st 2017

    Dec 01 2017

    Levi Sims sits down with Julio Cortez who is an AP photographer How does Press photos work? Getting paid? What is Dollar Rule? What is Julio's speciality? What's Julio's gear set up? Workflow when out in the feild Where to find Julio?   Next Levi sits down with Mike Goldner from Astisan HD Who is Mike Goldner? Difference between labs Lighting and how it's affecting your prints Why your prints look different from your screen? Printer differences Color Space talk UV light exposure and what it does...more

  • The Interview Podcast | Photofocus Podcast November 24, 2017

    Nov 28 2017

    Richard Harrington sits down with Brad Malcolm from Perfectly Clear What's new with the latest update? Discussion of the plug-in w/more applications What is intelligent auto? What other features and adjustments should we know about?

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast November 10, 2017

    Nov 10 2017

    In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young chat with Tamara Lackey about the role that education plays in running a successful photography business. We discuss in detail: The importance of physical interaction in education Thinking on your feet and the ability to interact with people Evolving as a person vs being stagnant (sometimes we become blind to our own imperfections) PPE, WPPI, Imaging USA, and Shutterfest Pre-determining what do you want to learn BEFORE going to a conference. Making ...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast October 13, 2017

    Oct 13 2017

    In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young chat with Bryan Caporicci about the concept of "Experience Design," also known as creating great experiences for your clients. We discuss in detail: The various shifts the photography industry is going through The concept of having empathy for your clients, and putting yourself in their shoes Shifting your focus to put the client's experience at the center of your photography business The biggest pain point on both fronts – for both photographers an...more

  • Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | October 2nd, 2017

    Oct 02 2017

    This month we focus on... focus!  That is right after our eclipse wrap-up until the next eclipse gets close.   Links from the show: Photomatix Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/hdrsoft Pepper’s San Francisco Eclipse Photos: www.pepperazzi.photos     Story of the epic eclipse photo by Andrew Studer and Ted Hesser: http://travel.resourcemagonline.com/2017/08/the-story-behind-the-viral-photo-of-a-rock-climber-in-front-of-the-solar-eclipse/17997/   Find Levi: www.levisim.com instagram.com/photolevi F...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast September 8, 2017

    Sep 08 2017

    In this episode, we chat with portrait photographer Lori Nordstrom about promoting your photography business. Specifically, we chat about: The importance of doing your research before reaching out to prospective clients The concept of "owning your zipcode" Picking up the phone for reaching out to businesses Using emails to reach out to individuals Building your network and making lists The timeline of putting on a promotion for your photography business Throwing special portrait parties and the...more

  • Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | August 18th, 2017

    Aug 18 2017

    This month we close out our eclipse ideas with advice from an expert, then some quick advice for anyone unsure about sensor dust.   Links from the show: Q&A on solar eclipse HDR: https://www.hdrsoft.com/resources/hdr-for-solar-eclipse.html Jean-Marc Lecleire, Astrophotographer: https://www.facebook.com/jeanmarc.lecleire HDRsoft Facebook Page:  www.facebook.com/hdrsoft onXmaps:  https://www.onxmaps.com   Find Levi: www.levisim.com twitter.com/photolevi Find Pepper: www.panoramanetwork.com twitter...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast August 11, 2017

    Aug 11 2017

    In this episode, we chat with wedding photographers Justin and Mary Marantz about: the element of timeless storytelling through images building trust and connecting with each couple in a unique way repelling the wrong clients and attracting the right clients the value of printed, physical products putting together a great album for your clients knowing your why creating a truly wonderful experience for your clients dealing with the stress of shooting weddings being prepared with both equipment ...more

  • Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | July 29th, 2017

    Jul 30 2017

    Levi Sim and Ron Pepper discuss how location access can help make better photos, and ideas for access that anyone can try.  First we'll follow up on last month's show about the eclipse.   Find Levi: www.levisim.com twitter.com/photolevi Find Pepper: www.panoramanetwork.com instagram.com/rpepper Have suggestions or questions to be used on the show? Email us here: -Levi Sim: levi@photofocus.com -Ron Pepper: pepper@photofocus.com

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast July 14, 2017

    Jul 14 2017

    In this episode, we chat with renowned fashion photographer Lindsay Adler about: The pivotal moments in her life that influenced her career The importance of studying business in addition to photography Seeking wise council from others Knowing the technical reasons behind why an image is "good" or "bad" Finding your own style and seeing photography as an art Taking constructive criticism and using it to your advantage to improve your skills as a photographer Building relationships with related ...more

  • Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | June 16th, 2017

    Jun 18 2017

    Levi and Pepper talk about the upcoming full eclipse of the sun and some ideas to make the opportunity unique to you. We also take a minute to think about basing a photo business on a single platform -- which might suddenly change! Find Levi: www.levisim.com twitter.com/photolevi Find Pepper: www.panoramanetwork.com twitter.com/ronpepper Have suggestions or questions to be used on the show? Email us here: -Levi Sim: levi@photofocus.com -Ron Pepper: pepper@photofocus.com

  • InFocus Interview Show | Photofocus Podcast Special Interview

    Jun 12 2017

    The Photofocus InFocus Interview Show Special Interview. I’m your host, Vanelli. On today's show we have photographer and inventor of the Platypod, Larry Tiefenbrunn interviewed by Levi Sim. The PhotoFocus InFocus Interview Show is brought to you by the Generous Support of: HDRsoft – makers of Photomatix software and where right now you can go to the Photofocus site and get 44 FREE presets. Perfectly Clear by Athentech – the software that makes our pictures look GREAT with minimal effort. B&H –...more

  • InFocus Interview Show | Photofocus Podcast June 2, 2017

    Jun 02 2017

    The Photofocus InFocus Interview Show for June 2, 2017. I’m your host, Vanelli. On today's show we have internationally respected lecturer and teacher Katrin Eismann, Wildlife and Aviation Photographer, Jake Peterson and bird photographer Clay Taylor of Swarovski Optics. Katrin Eismann interviewed by Vanelli. The philosophy of photography as it relates to amateurs and professionals. Jake Peterson interviewed by Chamira Young Developing Patiences to get the shot Tips on starting out in Wildlif...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast June 2, 2017

    Jun 02 2017

    In this episode, we chat with celebrity fashion and beauty photographer Matthew Jordan Smith about: How making connections brings lifelong clients The importance of relationship building Doing your homework and preparing prior to the photo shoot Doing your research and knowing your client The convergence of various hard and soft skills The importance of being versatile The importance of having personal/special projects “You've got to shoot to feed your soul.” The role of continuously educating ...more

  • InFocus Interview Show | Photofocus Podcast May 26, 2017

    May 31 2017

    The PhotoFocus InFocus Interview Show FOR MAY 26, 2017. I’m your Host Vanelli. On today's show Levi Sim has a full interview of travel photographer and Panasonic Rep Mark Toal. Mark talks about how he got into photography and how micro 4/3 cameras allow him to always have a camera with him. He shares his insights on what makes his photos compositionally intriguing and how by living in different locations has influenced his photography. On today’s show we have: Mark Toal interviewed by Levi Sim ...more

  • Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | May 19th, 2017

    May 19 2017

    We're back talking about portraits when you have only brought one light.  Levi is very accomplished at doing this and he has great advice -- and stories!   Find Levi: www.levisim.com twitter.com/photolevi   Find Pepper: www.panoramanetwork.com twitter.com/ronpepper   Have suggestions or questions for a future episode? Email us: -Levi Sim: levi@photofocus.com -Ron Pepper: pepper@photofocus.com   Share This Podcast! Please share this podcast with your friends and subscribe via iTunes.

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast May 12, 2017

    May 12 2017

    In this episode, we chat with celebrity wedding photographers Bob and Dawn Davis about: Trends within the wedding and portrait industry Educating your clients The value of encouraging physical prints Understanding the importance of sharing your images with related wedding vendors Cultivating relationships with wedding vendors How to separate yourself from other photographers Saying "no" to clients who are not a good fit for you The importance of controlling your light when making an image Creat...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast April 14, 2017

    Apr 14 2017

    This episode's topic: The Art of the Headshot: Skip Cohen and Chamira Young chat with Headshot Photographer Peter Hurley The client experience is hugely important. Communication during the session is the key People skills and giving direction are key factors in making a great headshot The art of fun conversation is helpful during a session Confidence can be learned The concept of capturing "residual laughter" The concept of "camera invisibility" "Hurleyisms" app for one-liners to use during pho...more

  • Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast |April 14th, 2017

    Apr 14 2017

    Ron Pepper & new co-host Levi Sim start the show off by thanking Scott for paving the way. Then they dive into buying cars and what to consider as a photographer. In addition they get into some long exposure issues you may come across.

  • The Mirrorless Show | Photofocus Podcast March 28, 2017

    Mar 28 2017

    Scott and Marco discuss these new products and mirrorless topics on their final episode of the #Mirrorless Show at Photofocus: Scott and Marco host their final mirrorless show at Photofocus. They will now move on to their new Photo Podcast Network at www.PhotoPodcasts.com where the new mirrorless and inspiration podcast episodes will be produced and hosted. Scott just returned after hosting eagle photography workshops in Alaska for two weeks. He shares his experience with his new mirrorless O...more

  • The Inspiration Show | Photofocus Podcast March 14, 2017

    Mar 14 2017

    Scott and Marco discuss these topics on this #Inspiration episode of the Photofocus podcast: The inspiration show is moving with Scott and Marco to a new place. In the future, we will broadcast our shows on the PhotoPodcastNetwork.com Get to know an inspirational photographer: This month Marco introduces you to the Swiss/American photographer Robert Frank. Robert Frank is a famous and influential documentary photographer best known for his social documentary photo book "The Americans" from th...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast March 1, 2017

    Mar 01 2017

    We have a new co-host on the show Scott Bourne has headed off to do some new projects and is stepping away from the Mind Your Own Business podcast, but stay tuned, because we might just talk him into coming back as a guest! In the meantime, Chamira Young, an active marketing driven photographer from the midwest and who's been behind the scenes helping Scott and Skip produce each podcast is stepping into the co-host seat. Skip's Cohen: "I love the idea of Chamira's perspective on so many differen...more

  • The Mirrorless Show | Photofocus Podcast February 28, 2017

    Feb 28 2017

    Scott and Marco discuss these new products and mirrorless topics on this episode of the Photofocus #Mirrorless Show: Scott shares his impressions regarding mirrorless cameras from the WPPI trade show for wedding and portrait photographers in Las Vegas. Scott and Marco share their impressions from the new Fujifilm GFX 50s mirrorless medium format camera in comparison to the Hasselblad X1D. Fujifilm updated their X-mount lens roadmap and added a XF 80mm f2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro that should be a...more

  • The Photofocus InFocus Interview Show | Photofocus Podcast February 21, 2017

    Feb 22 2017

    On today’s show we have: Peter Hurley interviewed by Chamira Young - How he got started taking head shots - What the Head Shot Crew is and how it can benefit you - Developing your portfolio with diversity - How one bad shot in your portfolio can kill your job prospects Kaylee Greer interviewed by Levi Simm - Heroic Dog Photography - Applying Portrait photography techniques to dog photography - How Social Media makes this the best time to be a working photographer Terry White interviewed by Kevi...more

  • The Inspiration Show | Photofocus Podcast February 14, 2017

    Feb 14 2017

    Scott and Marco discuss these topics on this #Inspiration episode of the Photofocus podcast: Get to know an inspirational photographer: This month Scott introduces you to the American combat photographer Stacy Pearsall (born 1980 in Texas). Stacy is an award winning photographer and Scott has been fortunate to meet and talk to her in person. Find out more about the moving stories from Stacy in this NYT Lens article: https://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/15/still-shooting-after-the-end-of-war/....more

  • The Problem Solving Show | Photofocus Podcast February 11th, 2017

    Feb 12 2017

    Ron Pepper and Scott Bourne discuss the various types of distortion and how to fix them including barrel and pin cushion distortion along with chromatic aberration and rolling shutter. They also discuss the various lens and software choices that can fix all of these problems.

  • The Q & A Show | Photofocus Podcast February 7th, 2017

    Feb 07 2017

    Scott Bourne and Richard Harrington answer viewers photography questions. Q&A Podcast Questions 1. Michael in Cincinnati, OH I am a hobbyist photographer and recently decided to calibrate my monitor. I used a Spyder5Pro and after calibration the colors on my monitor have a very slight magenta look to them. I did multiple calibrations and even calibrated another computer in the same lighting conditions, yet I got the same result. Is this normal? Should I even bother calibrating my monitor given t...more

  • The Mind Your Own Business Podcast | Photofocus Podcast February 1, 2017

    Feb 01 2017

    In this renewed, reinvigorated episode of The Mind Your Own Business Podcast, Scott Bourne and Skip Cohen discuss outsourcing, taxes, insurance, book keeping, and helping your business run better. Specific topics of discussion include the following: The photographers that take care of taxes, insurance, and book keeping are the ones that are successful. The importance of insuring your gear. The different types of business insurance. Tools to help you run your business better, such as 17hats and ...more

  • The Mirrorless Show | Photofocus Podcast January 28, 2017

    Jan 28 2017

    Scott and Marco discuss these new products and mirrorless topics on this episode of the Photofocus #Mirrorless Show : Panasonic announced the price and availability of the Lumix DC-GH5. It will be available for US-$1999 at the end of March 2017 and Scott has ordered one to compare it to His Olympus OM-D EM 1 II. Panasonic has also announced four updated lenses. The updated lenses are: LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm F2.8 II ASPH. POWER O.I.S. (H-HSA12035) ($1000) LUMIX G X VARIO 35-100mm F2.8 II PO...more

  • The Photofocus InFocus Interview Show | Photofocus Podcast January 21, 2017

    Jan 21 2017

    This is the PhotoFocus InFocus Interview Show FOR JAN 21ST, 2017. I’m your Host Rod Harlan. We have an all new quick & condensed, all the stuff with none of the fluff format for 2017, so let’s get started. On today’s show we have: Peter Treadway & David Williams interviewed by Levi Simm - Wedding and Travel Photography - how competitive they are with each other - their disagreement about the value of getting your name attached to some work - and how hard it is to make money as a professional pho...more

  • The Inspiration Show | Photofocus Podcast January 14, 2017

    Jan 14 2017

    Scott and Marco discuss these topics on this #Inspiration episode of the Photofocus podcast: Get to know an inspirational photographer: This month Marco introduces you to the American street, portrait and landscape photographer Joel Meyerowitz (born 1938 in NY). After quitting his job as an art director, Joel started in the 1960's to shoot the streets of NY with 35mm B&W and color film. He adopted color film permanently in 1972 - which made him one of the early adopters in the art photography w...more