Defining Your Photographic Style with Brian Matiash
In this episode of TheFIX, photographer, author and photo educator Brian Matiash joins host Seán Duggan for a wide-ranging conversation about defining your photographic style, improving your craft, and creating a meaningful place for photography in your life. One lucky viewer or listener will be able to win a copy of Brian’s book The Visual Palette: Defining Your Photographic Style (published by Rocky Nook). We also talk about Brian’s latest “living on the edge” venture, his live Facebook show, “The Photo Show” (don’t worry, it’s also recorded so you can watch it later if you’re not around during the live broadcast). Along the way we also share a few of our favorite photography quotes, talk about Lightroom keyword strategy, and generally enjoy where the conversation takes us. And we hope that you you’ll enjoy it, too!
Win a Copy of Brian’s Book, The Visual Palette: Defining Your Photographic Style
You can enter to win a copy of Brian’s book by leaving a comment below. In that comment, tells us what you think your photographic style is, or what you hope that it will be one day. If the spirit moves you, you can also say how you arrived at the realization of what your photographic style is. And, as always, if you feel moved to simply share one of your images and say a little bit about it, that’s fine, too. Any one of those, posted as a comment below, will enter you in the book giveaway from Rocky Nook. You have two weeks to enter. Entries close at 11:59 pm PST on Thursday June 2, 2016. Please make sure that when you register to leave a comment that you include an email address so we can get in touch if you win.
About This Week’s Guest
Brian Matiash is a professional photographer, author, and photo educator based in Portland, OR. He specializes in fusing landscape & travel photography with experiential storytelling and practical instruction to help others grow creatively. He has spent the better part of a decade educating, empowering and inspiring photographers all around the world with his tutorials, videos, and stories. He partners with some of the world’s best photography and technology companies, all of which play vital roles in his creative workflow. He is a Sony Artisan of Imagery, a Zeiss Lens Ambassador, a Formatt-Hitech Featured Photographer, and a member of G-Technology’s G-Team. He also contributes regularly to a variety of photography publications, both online and in print.
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Lynda.com recently published Seán’s two new Photoshop Compositing Project courses: Photoshop: Create a Portrait Collage, and Photoshop Cinemagraph Tutorial: Start to Finish. On July 18th he’ll be working with Adobe’s Russell Preston Brown to present a Photoshop World pre-conference workshop Le Cirque Photographique: A Mobile Photography Creative Workshop. Check out his website to learn more about his photography, workshops, and all of his Lynda.com courses.
- Join Seán at the Maine Media Workshops for
“Creative Seeing: Refining Your Photographic Vision”, Aug. 7 – 13, 2016
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