Photofocus
Photofocus catches up with photographer and podcaster Frederick Van Johnson.
  • Frederick's start as a combat photographer
  • How companies like Apple and Adobe are evolving to build new tools for photographers
  • Practical advice for getting more eyeballs for your photography
  • Why you need a Pinterest account
  • Why Google+ may be a photographer love-fest, but not good for business
  • Why you want customer testimonials
  • Optimize your images for the web and making them easier to find.
  • Favorite photo apps for smart phones
  • Favorite plugins for photo processing
  • The camera bag you'll want to get if you fly on planes

If you want to try Frederick's marketing course, he has a bunch of free samples posted. you can check it out here http://essentialwebmarketing.com/sales-2/

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Photofocus catches up with photographer blogger Robert Vanellie (aka V).
  • Getting started and finding mentors
  • Getting ready for sports photography shoots so you don't miss the shot
  • Working with amateurs and nonprofessionals to get the best portrait
  • Getting to know your subject
  • How V embarrassed himself in front of the entire cast of NCIS
  • The Five-P method to successful photography
  • Finding the best locations by asking the right people
  • Why you need to Zero your camera and how to do it
  • Why V works in Lightroom 90% of the time, he still used Photoshop on almost every image
  • Printing advice
  • Details of a spectacular shoot done out of love
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Listen to Guy Kawasaki share practical advice for those looking to get into digital publishing.  Guy has had tremendous success as Apple former chief evangelist and as a best-selling author.  He now talks about how digital content creators need to balance the three stages of a successful project — writing or creating, publishing the digital product, and then marketing.  He shares important strategies on how to balance these stages and ensure the most return.  Don't miss Guy's keynote address at TAP!2013 (www.tap2013.com).

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Host Rich Harrington and Scott Bourne take a look at practical advice for photographers.

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Host Rich Harrington and Scott Bourne take a look at practical advice for photographers.

First, Rich catches up with panoramic photography expert Michael Franz

  • What gear do you need for shooting panos
  • When can you benefit from special gear
  • How to compose a panoramic photo
  • Advice when printing
  • Why panos are gaining popularity

Then Scott and Rich interview Photoshop expert (and hall of fame member) Dave Cross

  • The role of Photoshop in modern photography
  • New tools to get the job done
  • Strategies to learn Photoshop
  • New training options
  • Becoming a certified expert
  • A walk down memory lane
  • Changes in printing technology
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Host Rich Harrington and Scott Bourne look at new opportunities and new gear for photographers.

  • Self Assignment to improve your photo skills
  • Why photographers should come to TAP 2013
  • Video in Photoshop
  • Rights of the Photographer
  • Carlos Miller photographer legal win

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Host Rich Harrington and Scott Bourne look at new opportunities and new gear for photographers.

  • New cameras discussed – Canon Rebel T4i and Nikon D600
  • 24-70mm L-series lens from Canon
  • The ICE Light
  • Learn about creating apps and digital publications
  • How to meet Guy Kawasaki
  • Why you should attend TAP!2013 in Orlando
  • the latest on OnOne Softwares Photo Suite
  • the Hero3 Black Camera from GoPro (including time-lapse and 12 MP stills)
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Host Rich Harrington and Scott Bourne catchup tackle new gear from a photog's perspective.

  • Why would a photographer want the new iPad?
  • What makes a 13-inch MacBook Pro a good or bad deal?
  • The new iMac is a photographer dream machine.
  • New Ring Lites from Rosco
  • A useful streaming media server for portfolio review and personal media from G-Tech

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Host Rich Harrington and Scott Bourne catchup, then are joined by special guest RC Concepcion.

  • Flash, do you need more than one?
  • Other useful lighting gear.
  • D600 First Thoughts
  • Book review — "Shooter: Combat from Behind the Camera" by Stacy Pearsall
  • iPhone 5 Panoramic Photos and camera issues

Then we head back to Photoshop World to catch up with photographer and educator RC Concepcion.

  • HDR rising again
  • DSLR video gets easier
  • Putting photography on the web
  • Look's that are now hot
  • Creating a Home for Your Photography
  • Getting Inspired 

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Host Rich Harrington has two guests on this week's show

First we talk to photographer and photo educator Jan Kabili.

  • How she switched from being a lawyer to fine art photography
  • What's new in Photoshop Elements 11
  • Strategies for organizing a photo library
  • How to choose between Elements, Lightroom. and Photoshop

Then we head back to Photoshop World to catch up with wedding photographer and educator David Ziser.

  • The challenging market of wedding photography
  • How do price yourself to make a living
  • Avoiding sticker shock with your clients
  • How to market yourself to new clients
  • Forging a relationship with your clients through social media
  • How he went from engineering to photography – 'Dad, I have a real job'
  • Choosing what to sell, including digital copies
  • Taking the leap from amateur to pro
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Host Rich Harrington and co-host Scott Bourne talk about:

  • The new Nikon D600
  • Perfectly Clear Imaging Technology
  • Mosaic View and Archive for Lightroom 
  • Plus Rich sits down for one-on-one interview with Joe McNally
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Host Rich Harrington and co-host Scott Bourne talk about:

  • Shooting together in the desert
  • Using LED lighting
  • The new Ice Light
  • Lightpainting
  • Shooting a Car and a model
  • Plus Scott sits down for one-on-one interview with Eddie Tapp
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Host Rich Harrington and co-host Scott Bourne talk about Photoshop World Las Vegas.

  • SmugMug Meetup in Vegas 9/5
  • Secrets of the Show Floor
  • Time-lapse shooting tips
  • Practical Advice for Shooting
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Host Rich Harrington and co-host Scott Bourne tackle a variety of photgraphy topics.

  • Photoshop World Vegas Free Passes
  • SmugMug Meetup in Vegas 9/5
  • New Compact Cameras
  • Shooting WiFi
  • Digital Books and ePublishing
  • iOS Shutter Release Review
  • LensSkirt Review
  • HDR and Black and White Photography
  • Lens Round Up
  • Practical Advice for Shooting
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Host Rich Harrington and co-host Scott Bourne tackle a variety of photgraphy topics.

  • Report from Skip's Summer School
  • Looking forward to Photoshop World
  • Lighting essentials
  • The new Icelight
  • Portrait lighting
  • Soft box positioning
  • Shooting manual
  • Proper expsoure (under or over)
  • Choosing the right shutter speed
  • Getting access for the best view
  • iPad adn Droid apps for Photographers
  • The secret of locked gates and doors
  • Thunderbolt vs. USB3

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Host Rich Harrington and co-host Scott Bourne tackle a variety of photgraphy topics.

  • Packing lightly
  • Gear we can't live without
  • Stupid things camera makers do
  • Raw tricks and raw time-lapse
  • Mountain Lion review
  • Nike HDR Efex2
  • Digital Film Tools Film Stocks
  • Joining an online photo community
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Host Rich Harrington and co-host Scott Bourne tackle a variety of photgraphy topics.

  • Approaching Black and White photography
  • Choosing filters for better photos
  • Postproduction advice
  • Location scouting advice
  • How to not get hassled when shooting photos
  • Keeping an organized photo library
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 Host Rich Harrington and co-host Scott Bourne interview Tamara Lackey about her photography and business philosophies.

  • Portrait photography techniques
  • Creating a connection with your subject
  • Common mistakes new pros make
  • How to handle photography sales
  • Effective social media techniques for marketing and sales
  • Canon 1DX Review
  • Where to meetup with Rich and Scott for training

Our Guest

Tamara Lackey is a renowned professional photographer,  author, speaker and web series host. Her authentic lifestyle photography, from children’s portraits to celebrity portraits, is praised within her industry and published internationally. Tamara’s work has been featured in dozens of media outlets including Vogue, O – The Oprah Magazine, Town & Country, Parenting Magazine, Food & Wine, Men’s Journal, Professional Photographer Magazine, Rangefinder Magazine, NBC’s The Martha Stewart Show, ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, CNN’s Anderson, PBS’ Need to Know and NBC’s The Today Show.

 Tamara’s new web series, the reDefine Show, examines the inspiring stories of top-tier creative artists who make it work.  Tamara’s interview style showcases her abiding interest in real conversations that share practical tips, innovative methods, and previews of the newest and most useful technologies on the market.

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Host Rich Harrington and co-host Scott Bourne interview Jeff Revell about his photography and photo education.

Jeff's books

Jeff Revell has been shooting professionally for more than 25 years, and has a wide range of expertise in everything from landscape photography to travel and urban photography. As an early adopter of digital technology, he has been on the leading edge of digital imaging technology, education and instruction.

Perhaps best known as the photographer behind the popular "PhotoWalk Pro" blog, each weekday Jeff shares step-by-step tutorials on digital photography technique and editing of digital images. The worldwide appeal of Jeff's site, along with his live PhotoWalks have made him one of the most sought-after and trusted sources for digital photography training and education.

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Host Rich Harrington interviews Eddie Tapp about his photography and digital imaging career:

  • Why Eddie switched to digital in 1993
  • What excites him in 2012 about digital photography
  • How he mixes styles and looks for inspiration
  • The role of post-processing
  • Favorite photogs digital artists
  • Advice for people starting out
  • Advice on going pro
  • Eddie's favorite places to shoot

A gifted photographer and artist, Eddie Tapp has become a tireless educator for professional photographers and a prominent figure in the world of digital imaging. His digital imaging seminars have been hosted around the world, and he’s a regular consultant to businesses large and small. Today, he’s recognized as one of the top experts on digital photography and Photoshop in the world. With a reputation as an authority on workflow, color management, calibration and Photoshop, he is associated with Adobe Systems along with some of the world’s most prominent photographic manufacturers and distributors.

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Hosts Rich Harrington and Scott Bourne discuss a variety of topics including:

  • Apple Annoucements
  • Aperture 3.3
  • Lightroom 4.1
  • Rich's visit to HP
  • Important hardware for upgrading photo editing
  • New lenses from Nikon
  • Olympus point and shoot cameras
  • Smart phone photo shooting
  • Security at malls and airports
  • Travel tips for photographers
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Hosts Rich Harrington and Scott Bourne discuss a variety of topics including:

  • Google
  • The Google+ Photograpraphy Conference
  • Time-lapse tips
  • New Camera bodies and lenses
  • Photoshop CS6
  • Lightroom versus Aperture
  • Camera Raw Tips
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Richard Harrington talks with photogapher and educator Richard Kelly about important trends for emerging and established professionals.  Kelly is the past president of the American Society of Media Photographers and the conversation covers busines advice related to pricing, marketing, social media, and contracts for creatives.  He also shares a ton of useful resources to help any photographer.

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Rich and Scott discuss New Flashes, Hummingbirds, Olympus OM-D EM-5, Canon 5D Mark III, G+ Photographer's Conference, In Camera Processing. Photoshop, Copyright, and ASMP.

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Professional photographers join Scott Bourne and Richard Harrington to discuss the latest in digital photography and answer questions three times each month on the Photofocus show. You can also get additional photography information at the Photofocus.com site. The show publishes to the feed on the 5th, 15th and 25th of each month. Send your photo questions to photofocuspodcast@gmail.com. Thanks for listening. Produced by: Scott Bourne Bourne Media Group 1445 American Pacific Drive #110-285 Henderson, Nevada 89074 702-558-3805 bournemediagroup@gmail.com

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Rich and Scott discuss a myriad of things including Canon and Nikon, computer upgrades, thunderbolt, and educational opportunities.

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Host Rich Harrington is joined by RC Concepcion and Scott Bourne.  A lot to talk about this week including an overview of what's new in the Photoshop CS6 Public Beta, post-processing tips for HDR, and editing video IN Photoshop.  Also hear early reports about the Nikon D800 and Canon 5D Mark III.  The gang discusses the obsession many have for lowlight sensitivity when shopping for a new camra as well as some of their favorite spots to shoot photos.

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