Impact: The Conservation Photography Podcast

By Jaymi Heimbuch - Conservation Photographer | Founder, Wild Idea Lab | Co-Creator, Her Wild Vision Initiative

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!

  1. 1.
    Making the Move From Scientist to Full-Time Professional Conservation Photographer: An Interview with Luciane Coletti
    35:17
  2. 2.
    3 Myths About Conservation Photography That Are Holding You Back (with Morgan Heim)
    52:44
  3. 3.
    The Magical Ah-Ha Moment of Finding Conservation Visual Storytelling: An Interview with Kathy Lichtendahl
    48:41
  4. 4.
    5 Mindset Questions That Transform Your Photography
    28:56
  5. 5.
    The Evolution of a Photo Editor: An Interview with Susan McElhinney of Ranger Rick Magazine
    44:41
  6. 6.
    How to Make Time for Photography (Even When Life Gets Busy)
    20:32
  7. 7.
    3 Types of Conservation Stories You Can Photograph Near Home
    22:48
  8. 8.
    6 Surprising Resolutions for Conservation Photographers
    35:07
  1. 9.
    All About Your Image Rights: Interview with Erick Howard, Attorney
    44:18
  2. 10.
    Why You MUST Find Your Why
    19:57
  3. 11.
    Avoid These Two Common Pitching Pitfalls
    14:46
  4. 12.
    How to Find a Fiscal Sponsor for Your Conservation Photography Projects: Interview with Vance Martin of WILD Foundation
    1:06:28
  5. 13.
    Part 3: Behind the Scenes of a Long Term Photography Project
    27:39
  6. 14.
    The 6-Stage Strategy for Starting a Conservation Photo Story
    25:36
  7. 15.
    How to Become a Conservation Photographer
    27:20
  8. 16.
    The Secret to Confidence? It's NOT About You
    22:20
  9. 17.
    Quit Donating Your Images (Why + Tips for How to Say No)
    40:44
  10. 18.
    Be a Better Volunteer with These 7 Business Mindset Strategies
    30:53
  11. 19.
    Part 2: Behind The Scenes of a Long-Term Photography Project
    26:41
  12. 20.
    From Getting Started to Making Big Change: Inspirational Advice From Our Interviews
    50:15
  13. 21.
    Where to Invest Your Money When You're Just Starting Out in Conservation Photography
    20:19
  14. 22.
    Use Tracking Skills to Find & Photograph Elusive Wildlife: Interview with David Moskowitz
    39:49
  15. 23.
    3 Ways Detail Photos Are Essential for an Immersive Experience
    14:29
  16. 24.
    Her Wild Vision Initiative is Changing Things in a Big Way
    44:57
  17. 25.
    What It Takes To Grow A Career In Conservation Photography: Interview with Lauren Owens Lambert
    56:22
  18. 26.
    How to Be A Persuasive Conservation Photographer
    20:11
  19. 27.
    Part 1: Behind The Scenes of a Long-Term Photography Project
    36:00
  20. 28.
    The Secret Ingredient for Epic Photographs: Interview with Mac Stone
    59:17
  21. 29.
    3-Step Process for Powerful People Portraits
    30:16
  22. 30.
    3 Simple Ways to Fund Your Photography Project
    29:30
  23. 31.
    Think “Laterally” to Build a Smarter Conservation Photography Business: Interview with Kika Tuff
    48:03
  24. 32.
    Reactive Shooting vs Proactive Shooting (And How To Make The Shift)
    19:04
  25. 33.
    3 Tools Essential To My Photography Business
    26:36
  26. 34.
    Finding Courage to Begin Your First Conservation Photography Project: Interview with Carla Rhodes
    44:30
  27. 35.
    3 Critical Questions To Go From Inspiration to Creative Action
    17:53
  28. 36.
    Vulnerability Makes You A Stronger Conservation Photographer
    26:05
  29. 37.
    3 Steps to Scoring Grants for Your Photography Project
    29:58
  30. 38.
    She Built Conservation Into Her Photo Business Strategy & Raised $200k: Interview with Suzi Eszterhas
    56:22
  31. 39.
    One Simple Strategy Saves You From Photo Project Burn-Out
    14:10
  32. 40.
    5 Essential Elements of a Photo Project Budget
    24:58
  33. 41.
    Finding Conservation Stories in Your Backyard: Interview with Mike Forsberg
    38:23
  34. 42.
    3 Keys to Getting an Editor to Open Your Pitch Email
    15:54
  35. 43.
    Why City Slickers Make Excellent Conservation Photographers
    28:11
  36. 44.
    Want Change? These 3 Essential Questions are More Important Than Your Camera Skills
    16:28
  37. 45.
    How to Boost the Impact of Your Photos: Interview with Steven David Johnson
    38:36
  38. 46.
    5 Strategies to Find the Positive Angle In Every Conservation Photo Story
    28:41
  39. 47.
    5 Conservation Photography Projects You Can Start Today
    30:54
  40. 48.
    Building Powerful Conservation Efforts Through Collaboration: Interview with Peter Mather
    34:48
  41. 49.
    6 Ways to Strengthen Your Photography Business During COVID-19
    33:51
  42. 50.
    How to Value Content Over Quality in Your Photographs
    20:35

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