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Episode 069 – Photo Industry Code Words

On this very funny episode of The Nerdy Photographer Podcast, Steven Van Elk from the Wedding Photo Hangover Podcast drops by to discuss photo industry ‘code words’.

Code words? What code words? The photo industry has code words?

You know, the things that photographers and people in the industry like to say when they really mean something else. For example, when photographers use the term “unphotogenic” to describe subjects they personally don’t think are attractive. Or terms like “challenging” or *shudder* “vibes”…

Tune in as Steven and I try to decode the photo industry vernacular…

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About My Guest

Photographer Steven Van Elk from the Wedding Photo Hangover Podcast

Steven Van Elk is a wedding photographer and one half of the Wedding Photo Hangover Podcast.

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“The Wedding Photo Hangover is the finest in phototainment. We are an irreverent look at photography. The podcast and blog are designed to give photographers a place to decompress and laugh at the horrors of running their own small businesses before the stress wholly crushes them. We also have a corresponding Facebook group for photographers to find support, share funny stories, and get help from other photographers.”

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