Welcome to Beyond Technique, the podcast that empowers photographers to bring their businesses to the next level, brought to you by Platypod, Photofocus and Skip Cohen University. Today we chat with creative portrait photographer Gilmar Smith!

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We discuss:

  • How Gilmar got her start in the photography industry
  • How photographers can develop their personal style
  • How to stay creative
  • The role of Platypod in her work as she captures from unique angles
  • Ways to involve your family in photo projects
  • The role of storytelling in photography
  • The importance of constant practice
  • How she overcomes creative block
  • The backstory behind her new series on KelbyOne
  • Advice for photographers just starting out

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