The 12 Elements Podcast
By Mark Oehler
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This podcast focuses on interviewing professional photographers about print competition, their images, and related topics. Some weeks I'll interview photographers and the images they have submitted to PPA print competitions. Other weeks I'll talk to judges to get pointers or information from them.
||CleanInterview with Kat McClure||At the time of the last episode, I was getting ready for the Iowa Print Competition. While at convention I wanted to do two interviews with someone that had never competed: one before and one after the judging. These are those interviews.||3/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Sarah Stiles||This episode features an interview with Sarah Stiles from Layton, Utah. She specializes in Maternity, Newborns, Children, family, high school senior and wedding photography. 2016 marks the 4th year of doing print competition. Even though everyone one...||2/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16; Interview with Steve Kelly||I Interview Steve Kelly of American Color Imaging about tips and hints about printing for print competition with a professional lab.||1/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Interview with Woody Walters||We're fortunate to have Woody Walters on the show today. Woody is a consummate artist, print competition judge, professional photographer, teacher and speaker. For years, he has shared his artist vision and passion for photography with photographers...||10/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Mark Shares His IPC 2015 Images||In this episode, Mark talks about the images that didn't do all that well at IPC this year. He shares the images and the judges critiques.||9/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Interview with Dan Frievalt||Interview with Master Photographer and national speaker Dan Frievalt of Frievalt Photography in Green Bay, WI. If you've not seen Dan's work or see him speak, It is something you should do. He does some mind blowing stuff that has a great balance of...||9/22/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Thom Rouse||On this episode of I talk with Master Photographer Thom Rouse from Chicago, IL. We're lucky to have Thom. He has some cool stuff. I have his book titled, "Latent Icons," which has an amazing collection of beautiful images. Thom's art integrates fine...||9/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Mark Bortz||Interview with Mark Bortz of Fusion Edge Photography in Robins, IA. Mark hails from my neck of the woods. I see him and his wife at many of the Iowa events I attend. I'm excited to talk with him today about some great travel photography he entered in...||9/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Dennis Hammon||Interview with speaker, IPC judge, and Professional Photographer Dennis Hammon of Hammon Photography in Idaho Falls, ID. I met Dennis back in the late 90s when he spoke at McKennavention. I've always been amazed by his images. He was a judge at the...||9/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Interview with Toni Harryman||Interview with master photographer Toni Harryman of Johnson Photography in Norwalk, IA. Toni is a former president of Profesional Photographers of Iowa and has been one of the great advocates of print competition. She always seems to be helping...||8/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Interview with Bree Barber Adams||An interview with Certified Professional Photographer and national speaker Bree Barber Adams of Bebe Charm Photography in Mansfield, TX. Bree just completed her PPA Masters degrees at the 2015 International Print Competition. I only recently became...||8/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Print Competition 101||My Personal Print Competition Experiences||7/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Interview with Adam Hunter||An interview with Adam Hunter of Cedar Rapids, IA. I've seen Adam's work for years, and he has some great illustrative images I wanted to talk to him about. Adam also works as an instructor for Hawkeye Institute of Technology, which has an incredible...||7/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Interview with Kim Stephenson||This episode features an interview with Kim Stephenson of PawPrint Pixs in the Chicago area. As you can probably guess, Kim specializes in pet photography. If you've watched a PPA Print Competition before, you surely noticed lots of images with...||6/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Interview with Bob Coates||This episode features photographer, author, speaker, and affiliate judge, Bob Coates. Bob lives and works in Sedona, AZ. He's written several books and trade articles, and Panasonic sponsors him as one of its US Lumix Luminary speakers. We talk about...||6/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Interview with Ben Shirk||Featuring Ben Shirk||6/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Interview with Wendy Veugeler||Featuring Wendy Veugeler||6/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Interview With Larry Lourcey||12 Elements of the Non-Merit Print Competition Image||5/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
A true visionary
Mark is a true visionary of our time. His theory and approach is sound.