Own Your Niche! – TWiP 513

Featuring Mike "Sharky" James and Don Komarechka

These days it’s getting harder and harder to specialize. Content creators and photographers are being hit with requests to create (and be excellent at) all manner of media. But is it possible to be amazing at everything? Or should you pick a genre, focus and own that niche? In this episode Don Komarechka and Mike “Sharky” James join me to discuss some clear ways that you can specialize on your genre and become the master of ONE! And also, SHOULD you specialize?

FEATURED STORIES:

Adobe Updates Lightroom CC & Lightroom Classic CC
https://www.slrlounge.com/adobe-updates-editing-capabilities-to-lightroom-acr-with-new-profiles/

Photographer Sues for $2.7M over stolen bug shots
Copyright infringement is something that most photographers have faced at least once. Recently, biologist and insect photographer Alex Wild has faced this problem as well. A company named Cypress Creek Pest Control used some of his bug photos on their web page. Wild’s website clearly states the terms of use, and the company reportedly neither paid for the photos nor asked for Alex’s permission. After failing to remove the images, Wild decided to sue them for a whopping $2.7 million.
https://www.diyphotography.net/pest-control-company-uses-photos-without-permission-photographer-sues-them-for-2-7-million/

Instagram Shuts down API’s and Brings Back GIFs
http://resourcemagonline.com/2018/04/instagram-brings-back-gif-sharing-after-a-racist-gif-had-caused-them-to-suspend-the-feature/88246/

Instagram suddenly chokes off developers as Facebook chases privacy
https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/02/instagram-api-limit/

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

Don: de Wijs 3D macro lenses that are no longer made… bug them to bring them back
Sharky: LensCoat RainCoat Pro
Frederick: Lumix G9 on All About the Gear

Don Komarechka: http://www.donkom.com
Mike “Sharky” James: https://lensshark.com


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