LightSource Podcast Interview Series

E054 Walker Studio

In this edition of LightSource, Bill and Ed talk with Stacy and Andrea from Walker Studio Photography.

Hosts:

Bill Crawford, publisher of StudioLighting.net (Flickr)
Ed Hidden, exclusive IStockPhoto.com photographer (Flickr)

Theme Music:

Sean Campbell and Steve Hill (Firesickle.com)

Special Guest:

Walker Studio, portrait and wedding photographers.

Walker Studio Photography

Walker Studio Photography Photos


LightSource Episode 54 (Interview Series) [63:17 minutes]

 

 

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In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

Special Guests Walker Studio discusses:

  • What makes Walker Studio different from other studios
  • Allowing subjects to be themselves
  • Helping with posing without dictating
  • Working with your spouse
  • Riding around in a hummer for portraits
  • Portraits outdoors
  • Building trust with your clients
  • Controlling natural light outside
  • Shooting with low ceilings
  • Tricks for photographing active children
  • Building a relationship with your customers
  • Lighting for active children
  • The Bebe program
  • Theme days
  • Catering to high school seniors with specialty products
  • Product offerings for increased margins
  • Favorite lenses and lighting gear
  • Using Adobe LightRoom
  • Imagenomic Portraiture for adjusting skin tones
  • Using TimeExposure ProSelect to sell more prints
  • Avoiding online proofing
  • Lighting for groups
  • Lighting for black and white portraits on dark backgrounds
  • Advice for new portrait photographers

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