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Saturday,  August 31st – Rob Swain – War Photographer

This week we welcome Rob Swain – Videographer, Photographer, Storyteller in the war zone.

After 20 years working in television, film, and advertising, Rob Swain left his career and old life behind and began a new chapter working inside rebel-controlled areas of eastern Burma (Myanmar). He spent 6 years working on medical training and landmine clearance projects in areas large international aid groups could not or would not operate. He also worked as a guide and fixer for international journalists covering the various conflicts in the region. Over the course of his over 25-year career Rob has worked on hundreds of commercials, television shows “Bill Nye the Science Guy” “X-Files” and even “Growing Up Gotti”.

He cut his teeth in photography shooting Muay Thai boxing, and cockfights in Thailand, ethnic cleansing in eastern Myanmar (Burma), Embedded with AMISOM Forces in Somalia, the immigration crisis along the US/Mexico Border and is currently working as a photographer and video editor for Emerald Downs Racetrack in Auburn, Washington.

Website: www.headshedcreative.com


Saturday,  August 17th – Luci Dumas – The Profitable Photographer

We welcome Luci Dumas, An award-winning PPA Master Craftsman Photographer.

Luci has enjoyed a successful, profitable and creatively satisfying full-time career for over 36 years. She is the “ baby whisperer” and photographs children, families and the occasional wedding in San Diego. Her “superpower” is selling 3 to 8 wall portraits and albums to almost every client. 


She also has a coaching and training business, Insight Training for Photographers and loves supporting other talented photographers and creatives who are passionate about creating the business of their dreams or just want to make a great business even more successful.


Launching her podcast recently, The Profitable Photographer has already been super rewarding. She does a class once a month and her guests 3 times per month have offered very practical and inspirational content. 


If you are building or growing a photography business. Luci is offering 8 Photo Talk Radio listeners a free one on one strategy session. Just go to Lucidumascoaching.com  and register for a free Class Aug 22 at4pm PDT/7pm EDT ”How to sell 3 to 7 wall portraits each and every time” to introduce you to my 6-month live group program starting in September.


Luci Dumas Fine Photography and Insight Training for Photographers

Saturday,  August 3rd – ‘Iron’ Mike Savoia – Concert Photographer

We welcome back Mike Savoia, Rock and Roll photographer

“Iron” Mike Savoia has been photographing live concerts and tour documentation since the mid-80s in the Northwest and around the world. He has been doing tour photography work the past years for guitar great Neal Schon and his Rock In Roll Hall of Fame band Journey. Since 2014 he’s been the official music cruise photographer for the Monsters of Rock Cruise, Cruise To The Edge, Moody Blues Cruise and has also worked on the Celtic Thunder, Def Leppard, Lebrewski, On The Blue, and Hangover Cruises. With over 25 cruises under his belt, his next cruise is this October on the inaugural Megacruise sailing from Los Angeles to Ensenada, Mexico.


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About Photo Talk Radio NW

We air live every Saturday at 4 pm on KKNW 1150AM. Each week we feature photo tips and engaging information from Master Photographer Bruce Hudson, Co-Host Josh Hudson, our Photoshop Goddess Amy McGann, plus photo tips, interviews and features from some of the most talented photographers, both local and national. We also feature local resources from Omega Photo and travel (with photography in mind) from Design Cruise and Travel -Cruise Planners.

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