If you are a photographer or filmmaker with a love for all things wild, then you’re in the right place. From conservation to creativity, from business to marketing, and everything in-between, this podcast is for you, the conservation visual storyteller who is ready to make an impact. Every week, join your host Jaymi Heimbuch on a deep dive into the inspirational conversations and the actionable how-tos for building your photography business while making a big difference in this world. Let's dive in!
Making the Move From Scientist to Full-Time Professional Conservation Photographer: An Interview with Luciane Coletti
Are you a scientist or researcher discovering your passion for visual storytelling? Well, you're not alone! If you've been curious about moving into conservation photography as a profession, today's guests provides insights and advice about making the leap.
3 Myths About Conservation Photography That Are Holding You Back (with Morgan Heim)
Here's what's NOT true about conservation photography, and why believing in some old ideas about the status quo of this field is keeping you from hitting your full potential.
The Magical Ah-Ha Moment of Finding Conservation Visual Storytelling: An Interview with Kathy Lichtendahl
Time and again I hear from photographers how fulfilling their photography feels after they discover conservation photography, and pivot toward this niche for their focus. Today's guest shares the joy of her epiphany moment, and how it's changed the way she approaches photography, for good.
5 Mindset Questions That Transform Your Photography
How you photograph a scene or a story matters for you and for your audience. And the number one thing that matters most is your mindset.
The Evolution of a Photo Editor: An Interview with Susan McElhinney of Ranger Rick Magazine
Ranger Rick Magazine might just be as familiar and well-loved to us nature photographers as that famously yellow-bordered magazine, National Geographic. But how familiar are you with the woman who sits in the editor's chair at this favorite kids' publication, and selects the storytelling images that fill the pages? Well, you're about to learn a whole lot...
How to Make Time for Photography (Even When Life Gets Busy)
It's easy to let your creative time slip to the back burner... or slip off the stove entirely. This surprisingly powerful tool will help you both make time for your photography AND make great forward progress on your projects.
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Very helpful! Great interviews!
Jaymi Heimbach provides practical knowledge on how to make conservation communication with stories and images that will speak effectively to hearts and minds. Thank you, Jaymi!
Seriously so helpful!
Jaymi has created an educational but definitely not boring podcast that layouts the steps to become a conservation photographer. She gives practical advice and ideas (with tons a free worksheets) for beginners. And she interviews the best of the best. A high quality podcast that is worth the subscribe button.
An essential part of your photography kit
Wherever you are in your nature or conservation photography path, this is one essential piece of kit you need in your camera bag now! Jaymi is full of insights and tips, and what she may not know, she knows the people that do know, who are willing to share their knowledge with you. She imparts the sense that you belong to a larger community so you don’t have to go at this alone, and you really don't if you are part of Wild Idea Lab!