The Most Important Thing Photographers Can Do – Sean Bagshaw Episode 50

1679157-20110602-webBWI first contacted Sean Bagshaw to come on the Photography Roundtable Podcast in August. He was very quick to reply, which I always appreciate, but he was also very busy! So, I made a note in my planner to email him again when December rolled around, and he was gracious enough to come on the podcast and talk some landscape and stock photography, teaching, and social media (as you can see, we went in about 5 different directions).

I will admit, when I started talking with Sean before the interview I was extremely tired. However, when I listened to  how energetic Sean was about talking photography, I immediately perked up and got excited about what he had to say.

There’s no doubt that landscape photography can be difficult and time consuming. Not only do you have to be consistent about shooting various locations and being present during amazing light, but you also have to manage multiple social platforms if you’re running a business. Sean Bagshaw is a master of both. He is able to position himself in front of some amazing scenes while building a strong business to support his work. You are about to learn so much about multiple subjects of photography, so grab a pen and take some notes!

What’s in this episode?

  • The most important thing photographers can do to improve
  • Sean Bagshaw’s tips for packing your photography gear
  • What’s the best lens for travel (I only asked because I’m about to travel… sorry for the selfish question!)
  • Why Sean sells his own stock photography
  • Running photography workshops… or just teaching them
  • Sean’s biggest landscape photography challenge


Sean Bagshaw’s Gear

 Canon EOS 5D Mark III 22.3 MP Full Frame CMOS with 1080p Full-HD Video Mode Digital SLR Camera (Body)

Sony NEX-7 24.3 MP Compact Interchangeable Lens Camera with 18-55mm Lens

Gitzo Tripods

Really Right Stuff Ball Heads

F-Stop Camera Bags

Links from the show:

Sean Bagshaw’s Website

Video Tutorials

Photo Cascadia

Sean Bagshaw Photography on Facebook

Sean Bagshaw on 500px

Sean Bagshaw on Google+

Tweet at Sean on Twitter! (Tell him Photography Roundtable sent you)

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