How to Photograph: From Passion to Profit (by Walid Azami)

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Learn photography, the business of photography and how to make money from your craft. This station is hosted by Walid Azami who has photographed the likes of Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Usher, Ricky Martin, and brands​ like Volkswagen, HP computers, ​and Target. #Photography Become a supporter of t… read more

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Trust the universe, her plan is better than yours!

December 10th, 2018

9:17
I’m starting to break down my photo shoots and giving behind the scenes and insight to how they were created or something interesting about them. The intention is that you are inspired or that you learn something which …

How can my photographs stand out?

December 7th, 2018

9:58
Supercharge your career by learning the steps I took to start my career. It's important to consider a course from photographers who have already accomplished what you wish to achieve yourself! My 12-Week course takes …

82: Know your Value, Charge your value!

December 5th, 2018

14:49
This episode is about understanding your value and the transformation that you bring to the client's life. I mainly focus on event photographers but this can help photographers of all genres. …

81: IG Models vs Agency Models (Part 7)

December 3rd, 2018

14:25
https://howtophotograph.net/start-a-photography-business/ Start your photography business the right way, save time and earn sooner. This is not just a course but a true mentorship wrapped up into a course. It's a 12 …

80: How to Contact the Modeling Agency for Your Shoot (Part 6)

November 27th, 2018

16:17
How do you contact the modeling agency so that you can have a successful and elevating shoot? What if you are a new photographer? What if you are an …

79: The Fashion Photo Shoot Mood Board (Part 5)

November 25th, 2018

8:02
The mood board is vital for a successful photo shoot and it will save your much hassle during a shoot and after for the post-production. If you're …

78: How to Hire your Photography Team & more (Part 4)

November 16th, 2018

22:51
This is the 4th part of building your fashion photography portfolio series. The book originally made it to #1 on the digital photography sales charts …

77: Build your Fashion Photography Portfolio (Part 3) FREE WORK?!

November 14th, 2018

13:26
This is the 3rd part of building your fashion photography portfolio series. The book originally made it to #1 on the digital photography sales charts …

76: Build your Fashion Photography Portfolio (Part 2)

November 10th, 2018

14:15
This is the second part of building your fashion photography portfolio series. The book originally made it to #1 on the digital photography sales …

75: Build Your Fashion Photography Portfolio (Part 1)

November 7th, 2018

9:50
Coming up in the next series of podcasts, I am taking my number 1 book on Amazon for all of Digital Photography and Fashion Photography. I am offering them as a part of this podcast at no cost to you. Each episode goes …

74: Photographers Make it Easy for them to Hire You!

November 5th, 2018

8:37
Photographers make it simple. If you put yourself in their shoes, getting hired is easy and profitable. Check out this podcast. It does say a few bad …

73: Jack of all trades NO MORE!

November 4th, 2018

20:17
Jack of all trades NO MORE! this podcast has some background noise. Very sorry about that! But be patient cause the info is very useful. …

72: Photographers Respect Your Value

October 30th, 2018

5:58
Join my​ Private Facebook Group here: it's so helpful! www.facebook.com/groups/129178604367978/ Subscribe on Youtube for tons of awesome footage …

71: Change your Words, Make more Money!

October 26th, 2018

13:54
Photographers check the words that you use. Words change how others perceive you. How they perceive you is how they value you. How they value you is how much they think you're worth paying. BOOM. Get your money! This …

70: photography is a growing occupation

October 24th, 2018

8:59
I recorded this podcast in the car, please forgive any outside noises. It’s important that the tiger furs realize the field is growing, the money is shifting and so you must shift your services also. Pay attention to …

69: Photographers with less Style, Earn More!

October 22nd, 2018

15:01
For a discount on upcoming "30 days to a photo business" class, sign up here! https://howtophotograph.net/subscribe-photograph-guide/ See the video that will go deeper into detail about this …

68: Buy a Used Digital Camera (Christmas Shopping)

October 19th, 2018

7:28
https://howtophotograph.net/learn/usedcamera-buyingguide Sign up early for the course - howtophotograph.net/subscribe-photograph-guide/ You will regret it if you miss first tier pricing! Join my​ Private Facebook …

67: 2019 Wish List for Photographers

October 17th, 2018

9:18
sign up early for the course - https://howtophotograph.net/subscribe-photograph-guide/ You will regret it if you miss first tier pricing! Join my​ …

66: They're not Paying your Bills

October 15th, 2018

8:40
As a reminder my friends, they're not paying your bills. They're not waking up in your body every day. Follow your gut. Listen to more... By the …

65: Photography Masterclass! (First Access)

October 12th, 2018

10:58

64: How to Build a Photography Business (Listen to this!)

October 10th, 2018

14:04
If you are interested in starting a photography business, THIS is a must-listen episode. Please bookmark it! To read more about this in a blog post, see the Youtube video about it and get the free infographic visit …

63: Build a Long Career with these 3 Questions for each Client!

October 9th, 2018

13:12
If you're a fan of the following podcast, please subscribe to the newsletter below. That's the only place you'll get up to 50% off my future course …

62: Shoot with Intention (or Perish)

October 7th, 2018

7:53
I photographed world famous swimsuit model Sierra Skye, and then I almost didn't release any of the images. Why? I wanted to make sure my intentions …

61: Websites like Unsplash...

October 5th, 2018

10:22
I'm going on a negative rant today. I use bad words. Listen in private and remember that people will respect you based on the boundaries you lay out. If you want to upload images to websites like Unsplash, listen to …

60: Photography School Announcement! BIG!!!

October 2nd, 2018

7:26
2019, top of the year I am opening my own online video courses for photographers to learn EVERY SINGLE STEP necessary to opening and operating a …

59: 3 Ways to Tag a Photographer on Instagram

September 27th, 2018

10:52
Read more about that here howtophotograph.net/photo-advice/should-the-photographer-pay-the-model Watch video Directly here …

58: Relax! Give Yourself a Break! Enjoy the Process

September 20th, 2018

5:12
First of all, this is a GREAT thing! Listen to why I think this is so good. howtophotograph.net/photography-ebooks these are the books that I wish was around when I started! Join my​ Private Facebook Group here: it's …

57: The Model Wants the Photographer to Pay!

September 17th, 2018

5:16
In this podcast, you are going to learn how to deal with models that want to be paid, by you the photographer, and I'm going to show you a workaround to that. You will learn a few tips to handle this situation and come …

56: Photographers LEARN TO WALK AWAY! Here's how

September 11th, 2018

5:50
In this latest podcast, I go into 3 red flags potentially bad clients show, and how you can recognize them. This may or may not be from a personal experience in the past couple of weeks...allegedly. How do you know …

55: A Note for All Photographers

September 4th, 2018

7:15
First of all, this is a GREAT thing! Listen to why I think this is so good. howtophotograph.net/photography-ebooks these are the books that I wish was around when I started! Join my​ Private Facebook Group here: it's …

54: Photographers You NEED Community!

August 28th, 2018

8:02
If this podcast taught you a few things, please consider sharing with your community. It's important we all climb up together and learn from each other! First of all, this is a GREAT thing! Listen to why I think this …

53: How to Market your Photography Business with Color

August 23rd, 2018

18:08
Read more below on how color will help your business in photography https://howtophotograph.net/learn/marketing-for-photography-business First of …

52: Budget Photo Shoots (with Expensive Results!)

August 14th, 2018

10:50
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbbX3qQhnRo&t= If this podcast taught you a few things, please consider sharing with your community. It's important we all climb up together and learn from each other! First of …

Episode 51: New Photographers Learn How to Charge Customers

August 13th, 2018

20:27
If this podcast taught you a few things, please consider sharing with your community. It's important we all climb up together and learn from each …

Episode 50: Your Competition Works for Free?

August 10th, 2018

13:39
howtophotograph.net/photoshoot-bts/how-to-plan-ad-campaign First of all, this is a GREAT thing! Listen to why I think this is so good. howtophotograph.net/photography-ebooks these are the books that I wish was around …

Episode 49: Mood Boards That Get You Hired!

August 8th, 2018

10:46
I break down my entire pitch, mood board and how we ran a photo shoot for The Bouquet Bar upon their big launch! THIS PODCAST WILL SAVE YOU A COUPLE YEARS OF TROUBLE. Forward it to a loved on or bookmark …

Episode 48: Photography Tips from a Model!

August 1st, 2018

5:58
If you have been wanting to work with models, this is a good one for you! A Wilhelmina model speaks to photographers about what makes them feel comfortable on set, shooting instructions, and how to contact …

Episode 47: Photographs You NEED Boundaries to Succeed!

July 30th, 2018

12:47
Photographers here is how you can gain the respect of your friends and family members. Draw boundaries... and In this podcast, I got a little more into detail about that! Also, see the links below to gain more …

Episode 46: Quick tips on underwater Photography!

July 27th, 2018

7:23
If you're looking for quick tips on how you can get the best photographs for your underwater photography, check out this podcast. If you want more tips click the link below! …

Episode 45: How to Hire Your Team (What to Look For!)

July 24th, 2018

10:52
How do you hire your team so that your shoot is positive, productive and everyone wins? This podcast discuss my thoughts on hiring your assistant, …

Episode 44: When Client says, "We Found a Cheaper Option"

July 22nd, 2018

18:27
First of all this is a GREAT thing! Listen why I think this is so good. howtophotograph.net/photography-ebooks Join by Private Facebook Group here: www.facebook.com/groups/129178604367978/ Subscribe on Youtube for …

Episode 43: How Do I Select a Model?

July 17th, 2018

10:44
How do I select tomorrow for an upcoming photo shoot? What are the things I look for? And this podcast I go over three of my favorites and if you click the link below, you can see the entire list! See more tips here: …

Episode 42: Client said What to Me?!?

July 14th, 2018

10:20
What one client said to me during a shoot left a major impact and I wanted to discuss it with you on being better photographers that run a very …

Episode 41: The "Could You just..." Dilemma

July 10th, 2018

26:11
Managing client expectations is one of the hardest parts of having a creative business. We photographers and other creatives struggle with this aspect, and on this podcast I touch on 3 big points that can help you …

Episode 40: Cheap Lighting Hack!

July 6th, 2018

9:12
Read about the Luci light (MPOWERD) that I used for a photo shoot, see the photographs and see the camera settings. …

Episode 39: Machines Taking Over Photography Jobs?

July 5th, 2018

15:30
Couple bad words in this one! Machines are popping up in the market that geared at E-commerce websites to replace their in-house​ photographer. While this is a great concept, it cannot and will not replace the real …

Episode 38: Portfolio Reviews (Mini Review vs. Full Review)

July 3rd, 2018

9:58
What is a portfolio review and how can it help you build a stronger career in photography? https://howtophotograph.net/portfolio-review/ (hire …

Episode 37: BONUS Fashion Photography Tips

June 29th, 2018

10:18
If you've wanted to start in fashion photography but have no idea how to begin or where to begin, this is the episode for you! I am recording 5 episodes this week, where I take you through my eBook and teach you the …

Episode 36: Photo Shoot Tips! (Part 5 of 5)

June 28th, 2018

12:24
If you've wanted to start in fashion photography but have no idea how to begin or where to begin, this is the episode for you! I am recording 5 episodes this week, where I take you through my eBook and teach you the …

Episode 35: Contacting the modeling agency (Part 4 of 5)

June 27th, 2018

17:07
If you've wanted to start in fashion photography but have no idea how to begin or where to begin, this is the episode for you! I am recording 5 episodes this week, where I take you through my eBook and teach you the …

Episode 34: The Fashion Photography Mood Board (Part 3 of 5)

June 26th, 2018

11:38
If you've wanted to start in fashion photography but have no idea how to begin or where to begin, this is the episode for you! I am recording 5 episodes this week, where I take you through my eBook and teach you the …

Episode 33: Fashion Test Shoots are IMPORTANT! (Part 2 of 5)

June 26th, 2018

9:48
If you've wanted to start in fashion photography but have no idea how to begin or where to begin, this is the episode for you! I am recording 5 episodes this week, where I take you through my eBook and teach you the …

Getting Started with Fashion Photography (Part 1 of 5)

June 25th, 2018

9:56
If you've wanted to start in fashion photography but have no idea how to begin or where to begin, this is the episode for you! I am recording 5 episodes this week, where I take you through my EBook and teach you the …

Meetup.com will get your more photo clients than FB Ads!

June 24th, 2018

18:03
If you're wondering how to book more clients and not spend a ton of money into Facebook ads, I have the perfect solution for you. We're going after …

IGTV for Photographers

June 22nd, 2018

7:32
Instagram just released IGTV, Instagram TV. Here three reasons why love it and click the link for the other reasons and to watch the video on this https://howtophotograph.net/news/igtv-photographers Become a supporter …

How to relax your model before the photo shoot

May 21st, 2018

10:16
https://howtophotograph.net/learn/making-model-feel-comfortable Click this link to learn even more tips on how to relax your model and get the most out of them for your photo shoot, it’s about empowering each other and …

How to start your fashion photography career

May 16th, 2018

3:36

Turning gloomy skies into a positive

May 13th, 2018

4:49

Lie to your client!

May 10th, 2018

5:10

11 steps to photographing a new model

May 7th, 2018

2:30
https://youtu.be/dfl3qnEjHKE Click this link and it will take you directly to the YouTube video. This is one video you cannot afford to miss, it works on brand new models and advance models. Become a supporter of this …

2 Choices: Be authentic you or replica of them

May 6th, 2018

5:25
Speaking from personal experience I speak about how you can be yourself and when, instead of being a second rate version of them. Follow on IG …

11 important steps to photographing a new model

May 4th, 2018

5:25
Click the link to see the YouTube video for the rest of the steps, and watch me on set as I work with a brand new model. https://howtophotograph.net/learn/11-important-steps-to-photographing-a-new-model or …

Referral tips for wedding photographers

May 4th, 2018

5:24
Follow on Instagram @HowtoPhotograph and @Walid.Azami - this podcast is about marketing tips for wedding photographers. I will tell you three great …

The all-mighty scrim!

April 9th, 2018

3:25
https://instagram.com/p/BhWr5FllbzN/ Find out why this is one of the most important tools any photographer should have Become a supporter of this …

Thank you photographers!!

April 5th, 2018

5:25

How to win every single time with your clients

April 3rd, 2018

5:23
By utilizing the simple tactic of the 5W’s, you are guaranteed to win every single time and impress your clientele. Follow me on Instagram at …

Internet trolls, rodents of the online world

March 30th, 2018

3:54
After “suffering” a few Internet trolls last night I had to revisit the notion that they are injured people and my work had an impact on them. Great …

How to photograph for a fashion magazine

March 27th, 2018

3:25
Click this link https://youtu.be/8vnd_n28ZA8 to hear me ask of the editor of men’s fashion post his opinion on how he hires photographers, what he …

Buy THIS video shotgun mic!

March 20th, 2018

3:26

How we lit this photograph

March 11th, 2018

2:32

How I stay inspired.

March 9th, 2018

4:41
My good friend Alex asked me how I stay inspired as a photographer and I surprise myself with the answer. This is how I stay inspired, and I would …

2X Your photography clientele!

March 6th, 2018

5:03
https://youtu.be/MhmID0IvcNk double your photography bookings with this daily productivity worksheet that I use every single day. It’s a absolute …

Do they want you to fail?

March 5th, 2018

5:23
This is quite possibly one my favorite little tricks to find out if somebody is truly on my side or do they secretly love to hear about bad news in …

Vero?! Vero!

February 28th, 2018

5:23
https://howtophotograph.net/camera-reviews/vero This is a social media app you should join and support, here are 11 reasons why. Become a supporter …

Should you trust them?

February 25th, 2018

4:05
What do you do when somebody says, “trust me”. What do you think is the best answer? Should you give them your work or run away? Become a supporter …

Don’t lie to the client

February 22nd, 2018

4:23

Photographers: Stand Out!

February 20th, 2018

2:23

How to hire for your shoot

February 8th, 2018

2:21

Recipe for success!

February 6th, 2018

1:50

My thoughts on UNSPLASH

February 4th, 2018

5:23

About me and this channel!

February 1st, 2018

6:15
Take a minute to listen to why I’m doing this channel and why it’s important that you favorite it. My goal is to help upcoming photographers have the same success that I did by teaching them about the business of …

Latest Camera to get a job?

February 1st, 2018

4:25
Many people ask me if they need the latest and greatest in cameras and lighting gear to book jobs. Click this link for my YouTube channel to see that …

Attend school for photography?

February 1st, 2018

2:23
Drew from North Carolina asked if he should use military benefits to gain an education in photography, or is there a better method? Become a …

How to Photograph Intro

February 1st, 2018

0:57
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