Robert Seale is a commercial photographer and long-time ASMP member based out of Houston. Throughout his career, he has been able to stay versatile and prolific, while providing his services to advertising agencies, corporate reports, and a host of editorial publications. Robert has made a name for himself with his exceptional technical ability, graphic eye, lighting skills, and his execution speed as a visual problem solver. From his start as a college newspaper photographer, Robert has spent years establishing himself as one of the premier names in the commercial photography industry.
In this episode, Tom Kennedy, ASMP’s Executive Director, and Robert Seale talk about…
Getting into photography and influences that Robert hadTransitioning from newspaper to sports magazinesPreparation for photographing an athlete without the athleteDeciding to go out on his own as a commercial photographerLooking into the creative process that goes into getting a great shotEducating clients about the photography that they are looking forHow Robert finds people that he really likes to work withAdvising young photographers on which skills to hone in onThe evolution from film to digital and how it has changed photographyImportance of Instagram for displaying your portfolio to the new worldChanges going on now that are creating more avenues for photography servicesThe two factors that go into charging appropriatelyThings to know if entering the photography industry right nowStaying critical and re-evaluating your process as time goes onLinks to resources:
Robert Seale's website: https://www.robertseale.com/
Robert Seale's Instagram: @robertsealephoto
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