Photofocus Podcast

In this episode:

I had a chance to talk to Skip Cohen. Skip is a Marketing & Social Media guru who has written numerous books, spoken at all major photography conferences and has host thousands of Podcasting hours helping photographers reach their potential. Skip talks about the business classes he is teaching at ClickCon, a three-day hands-on photo and video learning experience held in Chicago Aug 5-7, 2019 and how it relates to the interview topic, "Stop buying gear and invest in education."


  • Intro to social media marketing
  • Starting a photography business
  • Pricing your work
  • Midnight Madness- a 2 1/2 hour program sharing ideas on making your website stronger; interacting with your blog; expanding your reach; building relationships on your community; networking; getting the word out in your community about who you are; social media; giving back and cause-related marketing.

If you would like to attend the conference, follow this link to ClickCon and use Skip's code -- ccskip -- to save $50.00.

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Direct download: Infocus_Interview_Show_with_Skip_Cohen_July_26_2019.mp3
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Welcome to Beyond Technique, the podcast that empowers photographers to bring their businesses to the next level. Today we chat with fine art photographer Gareth Rockliffe!

We discuss:

  • How Gareth got his start as a photographer
  • What it means to live life in the "P mode," and why that can be limiting
  • Ways to avoid burnout and get out of a rut
  • Why it's important to have personal projects, and how this can benefit you
  • Why it's important to be willing to explore types of photography outside of your genre
  • Spirituality as it relates to photography
  • Advice for photographers just starting out

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Direct download: Beyond_Technique_Photofocus_Podcast_July_17_2019_High.mp3
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In this episode, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young chat with Reid Callanan about the importance of photography education.

Images copyright Reid Callanan and Nina Callanan Images copyright Reid Callanan and Nina Callanan

  Reid Callanan sitting with Muhammad Ali. Photo copyright Reid Callanan.

We discuss:

  • The role and importance of hands-on photography education
  • Tips for sustaining a business long term, through varying trends, economies and recessions
  • The role of having a personal vision in your body of work
  • The importance of consistency
  • Stories of celebrities that have attended his workshops
  • The most common struggles of his students
  • Advice for any photographers wanting to break into photography and especially find their personal vision

Reid Callanan and Santa Fe Workshops can be found at:

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Direct download: Mind_Your_Own_Business_Photofocus_Podcast_July_12_2019_High.mp3
Category:Audio podcast -- posted at: 1:06pm EDT