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Episode 407: How Teaching Made Me a Better Photographer – Alex Ingram

Are you a long-time photographer looking to share your passion, experience, and knowledge with aspiring photographers?

In episode 407 of the Bokeh Podcast, Alex Ingram joins us to share how teaching encouraged him to break down the elements of photography into easily retainable terms and concepts, which helped sharpen his tool kit. Listen in as he highlights the importance of communication and presentation as an educator.

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Show Notes

Brand Position: Hands on in a plethora of fields (6:00)

Client Experience: Be yourself. (8:)

Technique for Time: Make Time (11:04)

Delegation: Hiring freelancers for large scale jobs. (15:45)

Book Recommendations: (21:05)
Awaken the Giant Within by Tony Robbins – bit.ly/bp-awaken
How to Win at the Sport of Business by Mark Cuban – bit.ly/bp-sportofbusiness

Teaching Experience (28:58)

Achieving Better Communication While Teaching:
1. Understand why you’re doing photography.
2. Make everything feel “real world.”

Presenting with Slides (50:06)
Minimal Content
Root Concepts Only

Becoming a Teacher (53:43)
Start with Why
Know your niche & teaching concept

Start with Why by Simon Sinek – bit.ly/bp-startwithwhy
Google Slides – docs.google.com/presentation/