myob_grax2

Here’s a rebroadcast of our newest Google+ Hangout for photographers — Mind Your Own Business. This month’s topic is Getting More Work from the Clients You Have. We focused on strategies to turn your existing clients into raving fans who build referral business as well as how to get more work from them. The show […]

Rate this:

bannertlrpjg

This week’s podcast features a triple dose of photo knowledge. First up, Melissa Niu catches up with portrait photographer Tamara Lackey.  The Rich Harrington and Ron Pepper discuss panoramic photography workflows.  Then we jump back to Melissa as she interviews Jerry Ghionis for his take on shooting portraits and where the photo industry is headed. feed://feeds.feedburner.com/photofocuspodcast Get the show […]

Rate this:

MYOB_banner

Join us for our newest Google+ Hangout for photographers — Mind Your Own Business.  This event is produced in partnership with Skip Cohen University and LensRentals.com. This month’s topic is Getting More Work from the Clients You Have.  We’ll focus on strategies to turn your existing clients into raving fans who build referral business as […]

Rate this:

bannertldm

This week’s podcast features a popular guest who’s returned to visit us and a photo industry influencer who’s usually invisible behind the scenes. First up Melissa Niu speaks with Tamara.  Then Rich Harrington speaks with Dave Moser and his work with Photoshop World. Here is the new podcast feed: feed://feeds.feedburner.com/photofocuspodcast Get the show here  or get it on […]

Rate this:

TamaraLackey_Headshotcrop

When it comes to running a photography business, there are different areas that must be managed in order to be a profitable and successful business owner.  Marketing, shooting, self-education, administrative duties, selling, collecting, and of course, editing are just a mentionable few.  Pile on some time to eat, sleep, socialize, exercise and if you have […]

Rate this:

bannerjgtl

This week’s show is a triple scoop of goodness. We’ve got three interviews to satisfy your creative, technical, and business needs. Join hosts Rich Harrington and Melissa Niu for interviews with important thought leaders.

First up, Rich talks with Tamara Lackey who is a professional photographer, speaker, and author. She focusses on lifestyle photography, from children’s portraits to celebrity portraits.

Rate this:

(Post and photo by Tamara Lackey – follow Tamara on Twitter) The Olympics: A spectacle of possibility, of what it takes to compete at the optimal worldwide level – the opportunity to pull in mind, body, spirit and technique for that one crucial moment you’re trained for your whole life.  Heady, inspiring stuff. I’ve had the honor of […]

Rate this:

NOTE NOTE NOTE NOTE NOTE: The Photofocus Podcast Feed HAS CHANGED! Here is the new feed: feed://feeds.feedburner.com/photofocuspodcast Download episode here… PLEASE BE PATIENT – OUR SERVERS SEE LARGE LOADS ON PUBLISHING DAYS. THE DOWNLOADS MAY GO SLOWLY BUT THEY WILL FINISH.  Host Rich Harrington and co-host Scott Bourne interview Tamara Lackey about her photography and business philosophies. Portrait […]

Rate this:

November, 2011, Hokitika, New Zealand 1/50th sec, f/22, ISO 100 (Post and photo by Tamara Lackey – follow Tamara on Twitter) I have been fortunate enough to shoot a great number of portraits in a variety of beach locations, in a variety of countries, over the last decade – and, along the way, I have learned […]

Rate this:

Guest post & photos by Tamara Lackey – Follow Tamara on Twitter One of the most significant aspects of photography is that the way you see things is the way things end up being seen – and few things determine that more than the power of selective framing. The recognition that we, the photographers, have the […]

Rate this:

Guest Post and Photo by Tamara Lackey – Follow Tamara on Twitter – twitter.com/tamaralackey One of the more difficult things for a portrait photographer to do is start the shoot with a resistant subject. You can light them stunningly well, pose them beautifully, and place them against the most perfect backdrop ever – but if your […]

Rate this:

Guest Post and Photo by Tamara Lackey – Follow Tamara on Twitter – twitter.com/tamaralackey  From my perspective, I can achieve the most amazing capture of a portrait, the most endearing expression, the absolutely sweetest interaction in the world – but if it’s not well lit, I have lost the opportunity to do that image the justice […]

Rate this:

If you’re interested in making money as a photographer, or if you just want to make better images of your own children, you owe it to yourself to check out “Inside Contemporary Children’s Photography” – http://www.filmbaby.com/films/4730. The 90-minute DVD is simply one of the best investments you could make if children’s portraiture interests you. And […]

Rate this: