Everyone loves a great story, telling a great story isn't as simple as it seems. In this 8 Minute Drill, Pro Photographer Keith B Dixon talks about how he approaches his street, environment, and urban landscape photos in his work. He also talks about his influence and the importance of using various techniques and visual design concepts to draw your audience into an image.
Time is one of the most valuable commodities we have. Since there are only 1440 Minutes in a day and photography takes a lifetime to learn we need quick and decisive information. "The 8 Eight Minute Photography Drill” is designed to deliver the most significant principal photography education possible. Each 8-minute program offers 3 points that will help you to understand how to apply technique, fundamentals, and information related to the photographic reproduction process.
Terry L White
"Principal Worldwide Design & Photography Evangelist for Adobe Systems, Inc. Terry has been with Adobe for over 20 years and has extensive knowledge of Adobe’s Creative Professional product line. In his current position, he leads the charge of getting customers excited and educated about Adobe Creative Cloud products and services. Terry is an Adobe Certified Expert. In 2016 Terry White was the 34th inductee into the Photoshop Hall of Fame.
He has been active in the industry for over 25 years and is the founder and past president of MacGroup-Detroit, “ Michigan’s largest Macintosh users group. Terry is the host of the top ranked award winning Adobe Creative Cloud TV and has one of the most popular channels on YouTube. He is also the author of Secrets of the Adobe Bridge and co-author of The iPhone Book, The iPhone Book 2nd Edition, The iPhone Book 3rd Edition, The iPhone Book 4th Edition, The iPhone Book 5th Edition, The iPhone Book 6th Edition and InDesign CS/CS2 Killer Tips."
Source: Mac Group
On the Episode we cover:
1. The Back Story- who is Terry White
2. What is an Adobe Worldwide Creative Suite Design Evangelist
3. Cheryl Sandberg- your not a Brand
4. What inspired you about tech-what is your driving force?
5. The biggest crowd you spoke to- Do you get nervous?
6. How do you keep up with tech
7. Moving into a cloud base environment as photographer
8. Moving past Resistance- Why you should?
9. Adobe Stock- you can actually make a living selling stock photos
10. Let side bar- Steve Wozniak, 911, and how did you feel at that time
11. What are you going to do next as a photographer, author, digital pro?
- This App that App; how many Apps do we need?
- We Use Apps for Everything is that important or a way to profit
- Does it Work For You, if so, keep using it?
- Cost Factors aren't always related to money!
- Productivity- is technology making you better?
- Workflow is a part of our everyday life even our personal life
- Consistency is a big part of how technology prove itself valuable
As an educator, Matthew has appeared on Creative Live and recently published Future American President
"Future American President is a visual journey of the American dream seen through the eyes of our least cynical and most helpful citizens, our children. Conceived and brought to life by renowned photographer Matthew Jordan Smith, it is a reminder that every child has the right to aspire to greatness and ultimately achieve it. Matthew's pictures celebrate the best of the American spirit while inspiring children to dream big and never give up……..”
Matthew has an image on Display in Smithsonian National African American Museum of History and Culture, and he is a recipient of the Xposure 101 Legends Award.
- Llyod talks the different types of sports he photographs for San Jose State
- His first wow I am on the sidelines moments
- Some of the best advice he got starting out as a pro
- How he transitioned from his IT Job to a Professional Photographer
- Why he starting speaking as a photographer
- What does it take to photograph professional sports
- What’s it like traveling with an NFL Team as a photographer
- Llyod describes what it is like on the sidelines of the Super Bowl
- How do you get started as a Pro Sports Photographer
- How does Terrell Lloyd see himself as a photographer
Do you feel like your business is stalled, not growing, or scaling? Most of your challenges in this situation in based on your mindset, which I call a low hanging fruit dollar store mentality.
In this edition of the KBD Zone Keith talks about the low hanging fruit. Human nature is to take the path of least resistance in a challenging situation. Keith talks about his thoughts on:
- Needing more money in your life
- Easy, Quick and Fast Opportunities
- The Dollar Store Mentality
- The Luxury Store Mentality
- Conditioning for Change
- Get the Longest Ladder Possible
- The Fruit Loop
- Innovating Your Thoughts Often
- Building a Fruitful Path
This podcast is for the entrepreneur, creative, and business owner.
The Core Point
As a photographer, creative, and future owner you are going to experience a lot of ups and downs. Whether positive or negative, challenges are all a normal part of growth. In 8 minutes Keith breaks down the “Why” of how important challenges are.
This is an unedited recording of the live broadcast on Periscope and YouTube
Recently United Airlines involuntary dragged a passenger from his seat. This has been a PR nightmare the airline. Keith discusses how customer service and public relations are vital to your business and growth. He states you have to be clear on your policy and not leave it open to interpretation.