OUR 164: “Concert Photographer, Miguel Mendoza!”

Ol’ Ute Radio with Johnny McKeon, Sascha Blume and Sarah Isaacson welcomes Miguel Mendoza.

Miguel is a photographer and owner of http://www.migpxl.com/ Miguel studied Public Relations and Advertising at the University of Utah before discovering his passion and talent for concert photography. He discusses the ethics of Photoshop and the psychological components regarding the manipulation of images.

Miguel informs us of the protocol for photographing artists in live concerts and the differences in preferences of each artist by genre. The group discuss the industry standards, fair use clauses, and undercutting in the media industry.

Miguel shares his stories of shooting shows and outlines the photography equipment he uses and provides helpful information for someone just getting started. Sascha talks about the future of the industry and Miguel shares his Do’s and Don’ts when starting a photography business.

Miguel Mendoza Links:


Instagram https://www.instagram.com/MigPxl/

Additional Resources:

World Series Photographer Issue- http://petapixel.com/2016/11/03/chicago-tribune-sun-times-covers-world-series/

The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) is the premier trade association for the world’s most respected photographers.


Professional Photographer of America:

Nonprofit association for professional photographers and image makers in other disciplines. Searchable member directory.


The Photographer’s MBA: Everything You Need to Know for Your Photography Business


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