093: Luci Dumas-Natural Light Mastery

Mar 2, 2021

This week is a solo episode on The Profitable Photographer and is different than most. This episode is all about lighting, especially how to photograph outdoors without supplemental lighting.

Luci Dumas teaches photography skills that will help any photographer be more profitable by creating more sellable and beautiful portraits.

Luci Dumas is an expert at “Natural Light Photography”…meaning,…she
is highly skilled at finding and using available light to create her outdoor portraits. This goes beyond simply photographing late in the day or early morning to have that “sweet light” available when the sun is low in the horizon.

She shares the tips and principles that make a difference between just okay outdoor portraits and stunning images clients love and purchase
as art for her home.

Some of the information shared are
-the importance of directing light into the face
– why catch lights in the eyes are a powerful guide to portrait lighting
– what Luci means by “first tree in the forest” lighting and how to find it
-Why windows, doors, hallways, and walls are the key to great lighting

Click here receive the slides created to accompany this program

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Welcome to The Profitable Photographer Podcast with Luci Dumas!

Why I think you’ll want to tune in every week!

In the photography business as a wedding and children’s portrait specialist, for four decades, I’ve accumulated a wealth of knowledge, connections, and inspiration that I’m eager to share with you. Friends encouraged me to have a show, saying that I have a unique voice as a woman in this industry for so many years.  So I said yes to photographers like you who want to achieve success, profitability, and inspiration.

1- Amazing guests. I have incredible network of wonderful photographers and teachers that I have the privilege of knowing personally, or discovering through my continuing involvement in our industry. And as a teacher at heart, I am always excited to share my own thoughts and new information I discover.

2-Selling is my Superpower. I am a huge advocate for “In Person Sales” for portrait and wedding photographers, so you will here frequent discussions about how to sell multiple wall portraits and albums to every clients.

3- Actionable steps. Through engaging and fun conversation, we dive deep into their (and my) knowledge and insights to bring you actionable steps you can implement in your own photography business. It’s like having a chat with a trusted friend who genuinely cares about your growth and success.

4- Fun Conversations. My style is to have a fun and warm interview with my guests and pull out gems you will enjoy and learn from.

5- Personal Growth. I am a big believer in positive thinking, power of attraction, and a success mindset that helps us in every aspect of out lives. I love to share my perspective and tools to enhance your inner journey to success.

My mission is to uplift and support photographers like you.

So, join me on The Profitable Photographer, and let’s embark on a journey of success, profitability, and inspiration together. It’s time to turn your photography passion into a thriving and fulfilling business.



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