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097 BONUS Episode – Workshop Alert • St. Augustine Florida Birding and Photo Fest

April 24-28 is a special event for birding and photo enthusiasts

This episode is a behind-the-scenes peek at an upcoming special event in north Florida where Rick and a host of others will be teaching and shooting.

This BONUS episode of the Picturing Success podcast is all about that event and answers some questions if you’re thinking about going.

The Official Birding and Photo Fest Web Page

 

096 Kaylee Greer – Dog Photographer and TV Star Talks Business and Art

From her heartfelt dog rescue photos in the beginning to her new TV show, Kaylee Greer is setting new standards for dog photography

When photography is your passion, it CAN evolve into an amazing career, and Kaylee Greer is proof. She teaches dog photography for Kelby One, she has national clients in the pet marketplace, and she’s even on NatGeo Wild with her show Pupparazzi!!

You’ll be inspired and educated as you listen to Larry’s interview with his good friend Kaylee Greer.

DogBreathPhoto.com

Kaylee on Facebook

095 Kristina Sherk – Master Retoucher, Photographer, Trainer and more

Larry spoke with Kristina about the business side of her photography and much more

Providing behind-the-scenes information about the business side of photography isn’t something a lot of people do. Kristina opens up about her photography business and how she markets her headshot and workshop offerings in the highly competitive Washington DC market.

From her incredible retouching expertise, to her underwater photography, and her headshot business, Kristina is incredibly sought after in today’s marketplace. And what’s great for Picturing Success listeners is how open and honest she is on today’s show.

From the craft of photography to the business side of things, plan to learn from today’s show.

WashingtonDCHeadshots.com

KristinaSherk.com

SharkPixel.com

 

094 Close Up & Macro (PLUS a contest)

Rick & Larry discuss tools and techniques for great close up and macro photography

Rick and Larry both have experience with various kinds of close up and macro photography, from Rick’s books to Larry’s training videos, there’s a lot of information packed into this episode.

You’ll learn about lighting, handheld and studio shots, and all kinds of techniques for getting great big images of the smallest subjects out there.

Platypod Contest Link

 

093 Larry Talks with Rick About His Amazing A&K Antarctica Expedition

Find out what it’s like to be in Antarctica – and learn how to make images in Antarctica

Rick has been there (four times) done that – and has come back with some amazing images.

In December, Rick once again journeyed to the bottom of the world with Abercrombie & Kent as a photo coach, along with A&K’s awesome photo coach Richard Harker, who has previously been on our podcast talking about his photography.

Rick travelled totally mirrorless this time, using Canon EOS R cameras. In this episode, Rick talks about the challenges of getting to Antarctica (four days), photographing in chilly conditions, protecting one’s photo gear, his favorite photo ops (from Zodiacs) the joy of teaching, keeping warm and the shear wonder of photographing the White Continent. Climate change and working with a wonderful team of naturalist is also discussed.

Antarctica Gallery
http://ricksammon.com/ak-antarctica/

Rick’s Photo Workshops
http://ricksammon.com/2019-photo-workshops/

A&K’s Web site
https://www.abercrombiekent.com

Tuesday’s Instagram’s Got Talent – 006 Nathan Goldberg

There are so many talented photographers out there – and many of them are on Instagram. With that in mind, we’ve launched “Tuesday’s Instagram’s Got Talent.”

Who knows, you might be discovered next!!

For this episode of Tuesday’s Instagram’s Got Talent, check out Nathan Goldberg

092 Laurence Wiener – A Photo Workshop Insight

ROAM founder Larry Wiener and world-traveller Rick talk travel photography workshops

Choosing the right travel photography workshop is not easy – because there are hundreds from which to choose. Larry and Rick cut to the case, making it easier for you choose.

What’s the difference between a photo workshop, seminar and tour? Larry and Rick talk through the differences. Learn more about ROAM here:

roamsearch.com

 

Tuesday’s Instagram’s Got Talent – 005 Blossom Photography

There are so many talented photographers out there – and many of them are on Instagram. With that in mind, we’ve launched “Tuesday’s Instagram’s Got Talent.”

Who knows, you might be discovered next!!

For this first episode of Tuesday’s Instagram’s Got Talent, check out blossomportrait

091 Richard Bernabe – Rick interviews his friend and accomplished travel & wildlife photographer Richard Bernabe

Richard Bernabe has travelled the world capturing wildlife moments with his camera

In this show, Rick dives into Richard’s new book, Wildlife Photography – from First Principles to Professional Results.

If you dream of becoming a world traveller and wildlife photography this show, and Richard’s book are for you. You will learn about exposure, composition, fill flash, lenses, accessories and much more. You will also gain insight into what makes a pro a real pro – and real nice guy.

https://www.richardbernabe.com

Richard’s Book

 

Tuesday’s Instagram’s Got Talent – 004 Joachim Bergauer

There are so many talented photographers out there – and many of them are on Instagram. With that in mind, we’ve launched “Tuesday’s Instagram’s Got Talent.”

Who knows, you might be discovered next!!

For this first episode of Tuesday’s Instagram’s Got Talent, check out Joachim Bergauer