Episode 7- Joshua Tree!  Oversaturated Photography Markets and Sticking Lights in Toilets!!

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Episode 7- Joshua Tree! Oversaturated Photography Markets and Sticking Lights in Toilets!!

Join Jason and Emily as they broadcast from Joshua Tree National Park as they broach the topic of BEING MORE in a market oversaturated with photographers.

In this day and age it's easier than ever to enter the marketplace while at the same time harder than ever to make a living out of it. That's because the barriers to enter the market have become next to nothing. At the same time the field is now so saturated that it takes more effort, talent, and practice to really make it in the world of photography.

Fresh off of Jason's 3 day advanced lighting workshop at the Salton Sea, Jason discusses the key take aways for photographers out there who are looking to make a mark in this world. Jason also discusses what it takes to go from a 7 to a 10 with your talent and value to potential clients out there.

There is a lot of discussion regarding the workshop they wrapped up and if you visit www.jasonlanier.com/podcast you can check out all of the pics and videos that accompany this episode as well.

Below are the timeline show notes to follow along:

*1:00- Recap Salton Sea Workshop

*2:30- Setting Yourself Apart in the Photography Industry

*3:30- Watching Joe McNally Videos from years ago

*5:30- Plateauing as a Photographer and how to get past the crowd

*7:00- What Jason feared the most as a new photographer

*8:15- What Great Photographers should be able to do for their clients and themselves

*9:00- Bad workshops that Jason attended when he was a new Photographer

*10:15- Elementary levels of Photography

*11:30- Take the Challenge to BE MORE

*11:55- Using a 12 foot diffuser to create stunning lighting

*12:35- Lighting for all different times of the day

*13:45- Teaching yourself to shoot during challenging times of day and situations

*14:30- Shooting in an abandoned warehouse in the desert

*16:00- On the Road Styling with Emily- becoming a MacGyver

*18:15- Bodypainting with flakes and Mountain Dew

*19:25- Compounding Artistic Interest

*20:40- Tying Your Subject into their environment

*22:00- Making Your Own Little Movie Set on Location

*22:45- Making Spontaneous Shoots Happen

*24:30- Learning by Observing

*27:00- Making The Right Lighting Decisions

*28:15- Anticipating Your Photography Decisions

*29:25- Sticking Rotolights in Toilets

*30:00- Slowing Down your Shooting Process

*30:35- Getting Comfortable with being WEIRD

*33:00- If we can do it, you can do it too!!

*35:00- Building a wardrobe in pieces at a time

*36:30- Getting Buy In when Story Telling

*37:40- Understanding Your Subjects Perspective

*39:00- How to get the BEST out of collaborating with others

*39:33- BE MORE

*41:55- Your consistency defines you more than a one hit wonder

*43:30- Shooting Agent Orange

*45:00- Falling into Dinosaur Diarrhea

*47:00- Wrap Up

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Episode 6- Salton Sea!  Serial Killers, Finding Your Muse, Shooting Cigar Smoke, and Getting Dirty in a Garage!

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Episode 6- Salton Sea! Serial Killers, Finding Your Muse, Shooting Cigar Smoke, and Getting Dirty in a Garage!

Join Jason and Emily for Jason Lanier Unfiltered Episode 6 filmed on location at the Salton Sea! In this episode they discuss the creative balance that can be achieved when a photographer and muse team up together for success. They then breakdown the second part of their recently completed trip to Cuba where they describe a historic horseride expedition into the cigar fields followed by an in depth review of a shoot they did with the group in Havana in a mechanics garage.

The episode features discussions about their scouting and shooting out at the Salton Sea and how mastering your lenses can benefit your work tremendously. There's exclusive information and Jason's insight into how, why and when he uses a Smooth Trans Focus lens that will help others out there to be able to incorporate it into their work as well.

They wrap up the podcast by answering fan questions as part of their Ask Me segment. Topics include understanding recycle times on flashes as well as discussing how and when Jason shares his editing techniques. Below are the images included in the Podcast:

Podcast Minute Time Markers:

1:00- Serial killers lurking at the Salton Sea

2:00- How Emily styles herself for shoots like the Salton Sea

3:00- making great wardrobes for cheap

6:00- Finding a Muse- How it can change your work

7:20- History on the Salton Sea

9:05- Recapping the shoot done at the Salton Sea with many different lenses

10:45- Learning Yoga for modeling

12:00- Experimenting Together and Shooting Natural Light

13:13- Getting Stuck at the Salton Sea

14:55- Horseback Riding in Vinales, Cuba

16:05- Rolling Cuban Cigars

17:05- Photo Shoot at a Cuban Dryhouse

18:20- Is it ok to do a Photo Shoot with Cigars?

19:00- How to get good shots of people smoking

19:30- Shooting more narrow apertures to allow more of the background into your images

20:00- the joys of shooting with a Smooth Trans Focus lens

20:45- T stop vs. F stop values

22:30- Mastering Your Lenses

23:50- Shooting in a Cuban Mechanic’s Garage

30:20- Answering Audience Questions!

30:30- Recycle Times on Flashes

34:00 Conclusion

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Episode 5- LIVE from Cuba!! Taxis, Customs, Models and Singing with Rastafarians!

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Episode 5- LIVE from Cuba!! Taxis, Customs, Models and Singing with Rastafarians!

Join Jason and Emily for Episode 5 of Unfiltered live from Vinales, Cuba!! This was filmed when they were leading a group on a Photo Excursion over many parts of Cuba and they have some really fun stories to share as well as tips on traveling to this mysterious place. From the struggle to get past customs, getting models their lost bags, dealing with taxis where prices change, singing with rastafarians and more, this episode is jam packed with fun stories and insightful information!

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Show Notes and Timeline:

*Intro- Welcome to Cuba!

*1:30- What it’s like coming into Cuba

*3:45- Off the Grid- limited or no wifi or internet connectivity

*4:45- Going through security in Havana, models losing bags, getting through customs, and MAGIC!

*6:35- Dealing with the Lost and Found at the Airport in Havana

*7:25- Taxi and transportation experiences in Cuba

*10- Breakfast service in Cuba

*11:05- Street Photography on the streets of Havana

*12:30- Shooting a Rastafarian and singing a song

*16:30- Getting offered recreational fun in Havana

*17:30- Shooting in Old Havana

*21:05- Eating Dinner where the Rolling Stones ate

*23:10- Emily’s Favorite Cuban Foods

*24:30- Taxi Rip Off Stories

*27:30- Shooting at El Morro Castle

*29:00- Teaching Posing

*30:25- Heading to the small town of Vinales

*32:30- Wrong Way Tractor Trailer

*34:00- Feeding the Dogs and creating Lord of the Flies

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Can You Unleash Your Creativity by Letting Out Your Inner Child? Jason Lanier Unfiltered Episode #4

Join Jason and Emily for episode 4 of Unfiltered filmed on location during a beautiful sunset at Oceanside, California. Click below to listen to the podcast, watch it on Youtube, or to see the images from this episode!

In this episode Jason discusses a recent 1 on 1 training that he completed where he taught about how photographers can up their creativity game by letting go of a lot of the societal constructs that they have about who they are supposed to be and instead focus on truly "playing" when they are creating. That letting go can in many ways unlock the door to the creativity gap that you are experiencing.

Jason and Emily share experiences from their recently completely tour to the South East of the United States with stops in Houston, New Orleans, San Destin, Jacksonville, and Miami.

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Jason Lanier Unfiltered Episode #3- Don't be a PHOTO SNOB! Tales from South African Safari

Join Jason and Emily for episode 3 of Unfiltered on location in the Everglades. PLEASE THUMBS UP, SHARE, LEAVE A COMMENT AND SUBSCRIBE!

Show notes: Jason and Emily discuss some really fun topics in this podcast including the topic of not being a photo snob. Emily shares her story of when she was in Scotland with Jason and he told her to stop being a snob and when needed, use her cell phone to take and capture moments.

Emily then interviews Jason asking him about his safari adventure in South Africa from July to share tips for shooting in the wild and to share some of the best experiences from that excursion.

Jason and Emily reply to fan comments and also answer some questions to those who have asked them to read them on air.

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Episode #2- LIVE from the Florida Everglades- Shoot Notes, Mosquitoes, and Mace in the Face

Join Jason and Emily for episode #2 which is their first on location podcast live from the Florida Everglades. Jason and Emily just wrapped up a creative shoot next to a lake filled with alligators and immediately afterwards recorded a podcast where they described the shoot with some behind the scenes info on how they made it happen. Jason's driving habits, Emily's make up, and how they make it all come together are discussed.

Jason talks about the Sigma 105mm lens, shooting at the Sutro baths in San Francisco, and gives some recommendations shooting with wide angle lenses and avoiding distortion. The funniest part of the podcast is Jason and Emily battling the mosquitoes and attempting to apply bug repellant while in the middle of the podcast.

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Episode #1- Getting to Know Us! Bears, Speech, and Sweating Our Coconuts Off

Join Jason and Emily for their first podcast together where they briefly discuss how they became world traveling photographers and where their journeys are leading them now. They share tips and tricks and answer questions from followers. Discussion points include: their shoot in Seattle in bear country, using the 300mm f/2.8 for a portrait shoot in Houston, shooting with the 400mm f/2.8 in 115 degree weather in Arizona and much more.

To ask a question to Jason and Emily please visit www.jasonlanier.com/askme to complete the form.

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