Episode 245: The Practical Guide to Commercial Photography – Matt Odom

Have you considered a career in commercial photography, but aren’t sure how to prepare for the change?

In episode 245 of the Bokeh Podcast, Matt Odom walks us through five concepts that commercial photographer require. Listen in as he highlights the importance of how efficiency and connection can help guide your success in commercial photography.

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Show Notes

Technique for Time: Set aside a day to do everything that is paper related. (2:27)

Staying Present: Find a way to stay relevant. (6:31)

Book Recommendations: Photography Q & A by Zach Arias – bit.ly/bp-photographyqa (9:43)

Advice for Photographers: Learn to hear the word no, because you will make mistakes. (15:26)

Brand Position: A commercial photographer who works efficiently. (18:20)

The Gear Bag: Godox AD600 (31:26)

5 Concepts to a Great Commercial Photographer: (42:06)
1. Patience for success
2. Learning every single day.
3. Shooting to practice.
4. Outgoing personality because you’ll be dealing with people daily.
5. Learn how to handle criticism.

Jab Jab Jab, Right Hook – Gary Vaynerchuk – bit.ly/bp-jab
Verbal Judo – bit.ly/bp-verbaljudo

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