Show #15–Kathleen Bowie – Newborn Photographer
Host Mike Howard and Tim Kemperle are joined for Show #15 by Kathleen Bowie of Kathleen Bowie Photography. Kathleen has been a professional photographer for 9 years focused on people photography, including newborns. And yes she has added the music back to her site, which I really enjoyed listening to it while writing these notes. Thank you Kathleen.
We had a three news stories for Show #15.
- In previous shows we discussed the upcoming camera from Lytro. Well they finally have a product for sale. Head over to their website to have a look. http://www.lytro.com/
- Nikon’s rumored D-800 maybe delayed due to the flooding in Thailand. http://nikonrumors.com/2011/10/25/the-rumored-d800-delay-is-not-nikons-fault.aspx/#more-24430
- Canon has a new DSLR which they are calling a “game changer”. Head over to the link to see if you agree. http://www.engadget.com/2011/10/25/canon-eos-1d-x-hands-on-video/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
- Shots with a Canon Mark 5d II.
- Favorite lens is the 50mm f/1.4, but also uses the 24-105
- She got started shooting weddings where she would “cross my fingers and hope for the best”
- Facebook opened up a new world for her by allowing her to easily see other photographers work.
- She improved her skill by taking a lot of photos and asking people she trusted for their honest opinion.
- She tries to limit the number of photo session per month to 3 or 4 and at first struggled with the thought of turning down business.
- She prefers the newborns be 10 days old, or less and a newborn photo session generally last 3-4 hours.
- As a natural light photographer, she tries to time her shoots around the sun, but also must take into account the “happy time” of the child.
- Dad’s can be an issue at times. Come on Dad’s, we can do better!
- Her main printer is White House Custom Color http://www.whcc.com/
- She also gives out a CD of the images with a printing release, retaining the copyright of course.
- Kathleen work’s with a local charity called Pregnancy Resource Center of Gwinnett.
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