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5 Photography Podcasts Worth Your Time

By Amii & Andy Kauth on September 17th 2016

We’re not ones to watch movies while culling or editing, and we spend quite a bit of time doing both because we take thousands upon thousands of images each time we shoot a wedding, and deliver around a thousand images which we edit ourselves. And, since editing throughout the still of the night can bring about fits of paranoia, occasional fret, and, at times, the brink of insanity, a podcast can be a welcome late-night friend. So we like to mix some in while listening to punk rock music and taking power naps, helping our children, or waking each other up because we fell asleep while sitting up again.

Well, let’s get to it! Here are five of our favorite podcasts lately, which will undoubedtly assist you during those late night hours of editing or even on your next road trip or flight . . . in no particular.

(Rewind: 5 Podcasts to Listen to While You’re Editing)

1. THE BUSINESS OF PHOTOGRAPHY – SPROUTING PHOTOGRAPHER PODCAST

sprout studios podcast

Sponsored by Sprout Studio and hosted by the CEO of Sprout Studio, Bryan Caporicci, The Business of Photography – Sprouting Photographer Podcast, is an “iTunes Best of 2014” podcast and has tens of thousands of downloads per month. Rightly so too because it’s all good, useful, and entertaining information. The topics covered range from accounting and bookkeeping to blogging, pricing, and relationship skills. You can even check out SRL Lounge’s own Pye Jirsa and Justin Lin on Episodes 200 and 225, respectively: iTunes link.

(RELATED: PIXIFI REVIEW & SPROUT STUDIO REVIEW)

Even though we’re lifetime members with Pixifi, if you haven’t heard about what Sprout Studio offers, check ’em out, especially if you’re already a Premium Member; you can save 20%. And regular SLR Lounge Members can get a discount too! Check the Partner Page for more details on that!

2. The Hashtagged Podcast

hashtagged podcast

The Hashtagged Podcast is hosted by Jordan Powers, an interiors and architectural photographer from Minnesota. He interviews interesting Istagrammers, and there’s a good range too, from fashion to fine art to travel, etc. You can learn all about Jordan on Episode 50, and his IG feed is pretty rad too!

3. The History of Photography Podcast

the history of photography podcast

We forgot how we happened upon this one, but it’s really cool. You have to like history though because what you get is Jeff Curto‘s class lectures from his photography course at College of DuPage (Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA). Check it out here: The History of Photography Podcast, and here’s a link to the live class sessions: Link. We should also mention that Curto is an Apple Distinguished Educator and leads photography workshops in Italy. It’s kinda crazy it’s for free!

4. THE EPIC PODCAST

sam hurd the epic podcast

The Epic Podcast is legit, and we heart the heck out of it. Sam Hurd (one of SLR Lounge’s 100 Best Wedding Photographers in the U.S. and Canada) and wedding photographer Nathan Mitchell chat about photography, music, other stuff, and life in general. It’s kind of like you’re just chillin’ with them, chattin’ at a coffee shop.

(RELATED: SAM HURD’S FIVE L’S | 5 TIPS ON DISCOVERING ART IN YOUR IMAGES)

Check, in particular, Episode 12, “The One Live from a Wedding.” Good freakin’ stuff. For real.

5. Way Up North

way up north podcast

Way Up North is a photography conference that’s quite literally “way up north.” This year it’s going down in Stockholm, Sweden in October and features a legit crew of photographers: Benj HaischErika Gerdemark, Forged in the North, and We are the Parsons, to name a few. One really rad bonus-type aspect of the conference is that they interview the presenters so that participants can get to know them better; here are the interviews for 2016 (so far): Way Up North Podcast.

And in Conclusion . . .

What are some of your favorite podcasts? Or do you have some favorite podcast episodes you’d care to share with the SLR Lounge community? Link them below!

And, as always, feel free to continue the conversation over at Facebook, on our every-growing SLR Lounge Photography Community page.

 

Amii & Andy are a wife and husband team of rad portrait and wedding photographers (Sunshine & Reign Photography) who absolutely love life and are generally just stoked! Yeah! When they aren’t photographing or writing and teaching about photography, you’ll find them off on a seriously legit adventure with their little ones, lifting weights in their garage, training jiu-jitsu, refining their archery skills, or surfing every chance they get. And on the rare chance they escape off on a “date night”? Yep! They’ll find a wedding to crash (true fact).

Website: Sunshine & Reign Photography
Instagram: @sunshineandreign

Q&A Discussions

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  1. Jason Bosco

    Late to the party but a few I have been digging: Six Figure Photography with Ben Hartley, Portrait Session, Full Time Photographer, Improve Photography, The Cashtography Podcast (the guy stopped doing them but there is a lot of good info in them). 

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  2. Scott Wyden Kivowitz

    I recommend checking out my podcast, The WordPress Photography Podcast available everywhere. https://www.imagely.com/podcast

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  3. Blake Griffin

    While not a 100% photography podcast, I am always keen to recommend http://www.theangrymillennialshow.com/ to anyone who will listen to me.

    Earlier this summer they ended their “First season”, and will be returning soon with a themed “Mini-season” spending time talking with Photographers, Actors, Etc.

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  4. Drake Bergens

    http://photobizx.com/ is a great one, the host Andrew Hellmich runs a successful studio in AU. and interviews some of the best photogs around the globe going really in depth into their journey and specific details of their success that are actionable for younger photographers.

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  6. Daniel Lee

    No RAWTalk or Petapixel?

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    • Andy & Amii Kauth

      Solid options. Thanks for commenting with them, Daniel. Not a “the list”-type post, just interesting suggestions we’ve enjoyed lately. We are hoping more suggestions come along! Cheers!

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