I Am A Photographer…

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

With that said, I did receive some critical feedback from a then-friend & professional photographer from Frederick, MD. In our last conversation, he claimed I don’t think about exposure-related EXIF data because, as he put it, he’s a professional photographer and I’m not. No, I’m not a professional photographer. Yes, I am an amateur photographer. Yet, when it’s all said and done, I am a photographer.

Public Speaking: Working With Newspaper Photographers

Great Public Speaking

The next time a newspaper photographer takes your photo, remember the 8 things they hate: 1. Never tell the photographer whom to photograph. Know-it-all photo subjects, usually amateur photographers, who think they know the correct angles, lighting and backdrops.

Public Speaking: How to Work with Newspaper Photographers

Great Public Speaking

The next time a newspaper photographer takes your photo, remember the 8 things they hate: 1. Never tell the photographer whom to photograph. Know-it-all photo subjects, usually amateur photographers, who think they know the correct angles, lighting and backdrops.

No Excuse For Scary Slides

Professionally Speaking...

New York Public Library Public Domain Images :: Over 700,000 photographs, maps, posters and prints including a collection of images of New York from the 1870s to the 1970s. Unsplash :: Stunning, high resolution images from contributing photographers. In many cases you do have to sort through some amateur content to find a gem. New Old Stock :: Vintage photographs from all over the world.

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Public Speaking Business - Niche Social Networks

Great Public Speaking

For instance, if you are an amateur photographer, joining a social network for amateur and professional photographers can give you quick and easy access to advice, resources, job placement, education materials and making friends that love the same things you do. Niche Social Networking A niche social network is one that concentrates on a specific industry, topic or interest.

Smart self-promotion: 6 must-haves on your speaker page

The Eloquent Woman

Again, they're interested in you, not the quality of the production, so don't let amateur video hold you back. Again, sometimes your conferences will handle this for you, and your job will be to get permission and credit the photographer on your page. Forget "shameless self-promotion." What's smart self-promotion for a public speaker?

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Lessons from Photography

OnSpeechwriting

Years ago – before I moved into the print world as a journalist and then speechwriter – I was a photographer. Then I discovered I was a better writer than I was a photographer and the rest, as they say, is history. . The industry now refers to me as a serious amateur. That’s why I was so pleased when I recently heard a photographer – on the radio – talk about a subject that resonated deeply with me as a speechwriter.

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