Insights from Scott Kelby

Fashion Photography and Storytelling

I have been looking at this blog window for a half hour trying to figure out how to start it. It's not that Scott Kelby is difficult to describe mind you, it's that I want to write a book.

When I first started in photography I watched Scott's videos, read his blog posts – and those on his Guest Blog Wednesdays – and absorbed as much as I could from him. When I was able to do a guest blog post for Scott it was like a coming of age moment.

Scott Kelby is an icon in the photography world, at least to me he is. Yes, I do realized I used the word “Icon”, and I mean it. If you are seriously into photography then you are most likely familiar with KelbyOne, the standard by which all online training is judged. Well, Scott puts the Kelby in KelbyOne. You may also be aware of the Annual Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk – the world's largest social photography event. Did I mention Photoworld, or Photoshop User Magazine? He is the force behind those as well. I know that I have made my point now, I know I have explained enough to back up my use of the word Icon, but I am still on a roll.

Along with being the Photoshop Guy he is, the educator and businessman that built a photography education business, he is also a popular live speaker at many events, including his own classes through the KelbyOne Live Seminars. There, now you see my point. Icon.

Let's move on to the real reason I wanted Scott on the Behind the Shot Podcast… my gosh he such a great photographer. I mean seriously, so many “educators” start to teach and stop creating, but not Scott. He is a creative person, and not just in photography by the way. Scott is an accomplished musician, playing guitar (what an amazing guitar collection he has), bass, drums, and piano. He is one of the few photographers that seemingly can photograph anything – Any. Thing.

Scott's portfolio includes sections for Fashion and Beauty, People, Travel, Sports, and Automotive, but his wedding shots are a bride's dream come true. Architecture, nails it. Anything he points his camera at seems to crop itself for him.

Please join Scott and me on this episode of the Behind the Shot Podcast as we discuss his approach to Fashion Photography, and some tips that can help you improve your craft, no matter what genre you photograph.

Connect with Scott

KelbyOne Live:
KelbyOne Insider:
Facebook (Personal): @SKelby
Facebook (Business): @KelbyOneOnline
Instagram (Personal): @scottkelby
Instagram (Business): @kelbyonepics
Twitter (Personal): @ScottKelby
Twitter (Business): @KelbyOne
YouTube (Personal): @scottkelby
YouTube (Business): @kelbymediagroup
Pinterest: @kelbyone
Photoshop World:
LinkedIn: @kelbyone

Referenced in the Show

Steve's Guest Post for Scott Kelby


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