The Nerdy Photographer Podcast

The Nerdy Photographer Podcast

Host Casey Fatchett brings an often humorous look at the photography industry, offering advice, telling stories, and interviewing working photographers - all while going on adventures with the crew of the starship Fibonacci. He's also sure to include just a little bit of useless information in every episode.

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December 2, 2021 2 min

The Nerdy Photographer Podcast is on a short break, but during that break we'll be recording new episodes. What should go into those new episodes? You can have a hand in deciding just that! We have exciting ideas for some new segments and features but we want to hear your input as well.

Reach out to The Nerdy Photographer Podcast on social media and tell us what you want to hear more of in future episodes - more interviews? Gea...

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October 21, 2021 80 min

It's SPOOKY SEASON here on The Nerdy Photographer Podcast, and I am bringing back my friend, Jeremy Harris, to get his opinions on the spooky photography stories listeners and followers submitted to the show. And before you think these are all ghost stories, THINK AGAIN! A lot of these stories are just flat out scary without any sort of paranormal element.

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October 14, 2021 63 min
We have all been there. You get an inquiry from a potential  client. Maybe you message each other back and forth a few times. Then...nothing! It can be one of the most frustrating and, honestly, scary parts of running a business. Not knowing what's causing potential clients to ghost you or what to do in response can leave you overwhelmed. But not to worry! In this episode of the podcast, Spencer Lum returns to talk about how yo...

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October 7, 2021 110 min

It's spooky season, and, in this episode of The Nerdy Photographer Podcast, we take a look at a VERY creepy photography related movie, One Hour Photo. This 2002 Robin Williams film about a photo technician who becomes obsessed with a family takes us back to a time before digital cameras and phone cameras when many people were still getting film developed.

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September 30, 2021 34 min

Have you ever thought about getting into light painting? Tried it and wanted to do a better job? In this episode of thepodcast, I talk to prolific light painter, Russell Klimas, about light painting essentials: the equipment and the mindset to succeed when getting into light painting.

You can create amazing images even with limited equipment, but you need to have the essentials!

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    September 23, 2021 3 min

    When there are unlimited uncertainties, it's certain that one scenario will occur, right? Don't test us too much on the likelihoods and probabilities, we never want to know the odds

    Will creating all manner of uncertainty succeed in bringing the Nerdy Photographer home? Tune in to find out!

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    September 16, 2021 47 min

    Having an ideal client profile is something that can vastly improve your marketing effectiveness. But first, you have to go through the process of finding your ideal client and figuring out the language that they speak in.

    In this episode of the podcast, I speak with Knoxville photographer Brittany Sidwell about the importance of finding your ideal client as well as some actionable items to get you started on the road to more e...

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    September 9, 2021 5 min

    Strange things are afoot at the Fortress Between Eternities. What do Bang the Bonkerors do with their free time? Slip between the dimensions and find out.

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    September 2, 2021 58 min

    Has the ability to Photoshop images become too easy? At what point during manipulating a photo does it stop being a photo and become a digital work?

    What are the ethical ramifications of AI image and video editing software that makes it possible to create deep fakes or entirely new "people" who don't actually exist?

    I talk with Photoshop tutor and digital artist, Andrew Kavanagh to explore these questions and more.

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    August 26, 2021 16 min

    The Nerdy Photographer finds himself transported to another dimension that is both familiar and wildly different. He must work with a new ally to create a trend that will rock the universe, but will he be able to overcome his fears in time? Tune in to find out.

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    August 19, 2021 78 min
    On this very funny episode of The Nerdy Photographer Podcast, Steven Van Elk from the Wedding Photo Hangover Podcast drops by to discuss photo industry 'code words'.

    Code words? What code words? The photo industry has code words?

    You know, the things that photographers and people in the industry like to say when they really mean something else. For example, when photographers use the term "unphotogenic" to describe ...

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    August 12, 2021 9 min
    Backing up your photos should always be a priority, and in recent years, more and more cloud photo storage options have become available to photographers. But are they all worth the money?

    In this micro episode (nerdlet) of The Nerdy Photographer Podcast, I explore a variety of cloud photo storage options, their pros and cons, and whether you can use them for more than just backing up your pictures. Because, in this age of connecti...

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    August 5, 2021 36 min
    Have you ever felt like you could be doing more to give back to the community you live in? Perhaps through your photography? In this episode of The Nerdy Photographer Podcast, I speak with Connecticut photographer, Lindsey Turner, about working with charities and non-profits. And working with these organizations does not just mean donating your time and services for free. You can work with organizations who pay you just like a corp...

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    Looking to create better long exposure photos? Whether you're shooting landscapes, doing light painting, or creating digital art, the three tips in this micro episode will help you create better images.

    And it takes no time at all, just under five minutes! What are you waiting for?

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    Chicago based photographer Jackie Bravo Vicere and I discuss her Front Porch Portraits Project that launched her to notoriety, landing her a featured segment on the NBC Nightly News.

    Jackie has even started a new project, but you will have to listen to find out about it.

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    July 15, 2021 7 min

    Camera lens filters? What are they? What do you use them for? The most important thing to remember is that whatever filter you get, DO NOT GO CHEAP!

    Putting cheap glass (or plastic) between your lens and your subject just defeats the purpose of trying to take a better photo.

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    July 8, 2021 41 min

    Ever wonder what photographers talk about when they are hanging out? They tell stories! Stories about the crazy things that happen while they are working. Shoots that went incredibly wrong, insane clients, and other bizarre occurrences.

    And in this episode we get into some of those nitty gritty stories as Casey is joined by Mel & Dwayne from the Filters Removed Podcast to discuss some hilarious photography bloopers and we also ...

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    July 1, 2021 5 min

    Everybody wants to take better photos, but not everyone is a professional photographer. And, the best camera is the one you have on you. So, whether you're a professional or not, knowing how to take great pictures with your phone can be extremely useful.

    In this episode, I give you several quick tips to improve your phone photography in under five minutes! You can find links to the products and apps mentioned in the episode bel...

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    I sit down with special guest Devon Rowland to talk about photographing offbeat and non-traditional weddings. How does this branch of wedding photography differ from the mainstream? How do you get into photographing these types of weddings?

    All of this and more! Plus some totally useless information.

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