Andrew Hellmich

About Andrew Hellmich

Andrew Hellmich is the owner and principal photographer of Impact Images - the leading wedding and portrait studio of the Central Coast. A frequent blogger and podcaster on all things weddings. Andrew has written an eBook/wedding guide for brides looking for hints, tips and advice to have the best wedding day possible.

215: Ashleigh Raddatz – Short and Profitable Day In The Life Photography Sessions

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Ashleigh Raddatz of Studio La Muse is a California girl living in Germany specialising in day in the life style documentary photography. In this interview, Ashleigh goes into detail about shooting profitably in this style of session with whatever time constraints you choose to impose... from one hour to twenty four hours. In her photography business she aims to capture different stages of life for women. From birth, partnership, motherhood, [...]

By | 2017-04-28T11:23:17+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

214: Kate Buechner – On Her Way to A Million Dollar Family Portrait Photography Business

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Kate Buechner of Uber Photography n Sydney is on her way to building a million dollar family portrait photography business through smart marketing, great in person sales, beautiful photography, planning, strong relationships with her clients and a streamlined workflow. Kate works alongside her husband Chris, also a photographer in their busy studio and she has appeared on PhotoBizX briefly during one of my AIPP award episodes and I've been meaning [...]

By | 2017-04-13T10:45:01+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Podcast|2 Comments

213: Laura Babb – There Is More to Life than The Photography Business

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Laura Babb of started like plenty of other wedding photographers - she photographed a friends wedding, loved it and wanted more. She built up to a stage where she had to quit her day job to keep up with the photography work and was soon shooting more than 40 weddings each year and has since taken on an associate shooter. 50% of her weddings are in [...]

By | 2017-04-04T17:37:29+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Podcast|4 Comments

TPX19: Kristof Ramon – Breaking Through to Become a Pro Cycling Photographer

Kristof Ramon of is a pro-cycling photographer who covers some of the worlds biggest and most prestigious races including the Tour de France, the Giro d Italia, the Tour of Flanders and Paris Roubaix. Kristof was born and raised in Belgium and attended film school at the age of 19. It was here that he discovered photography. He eventually followed his passion for cycling and photography and started photographing the sport. It's difficult to define Kristof as a sports [...]

By | 2017-04-04T17:53:14+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Xperiments|0 Comments

212: Sean Gannon – Busy Does Not Equal Success with a Photography Business

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Sean Gannon of Energy Photographic was given a camera for his 34th birthday in 2006 by his wife Helen. She was 5 months pregnant, they owned and were running a successful recruitment company. Three weeks later, Sean closed the company to become a photographer with NO idea how to make money, a baby on the way and little money in the bank. 2 years later he shot 34 weddings. [...]

By | 2017-03-30T19:48:09+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Podcast|2 Comments

5 Parts of your Photography Business To Easily Outsource

Photographers often feel swamped by the demands of running their own business - with not enough time to actually focus on photography. Being a photographer can involve more paper pushing than shutter pressing, so it may come as a relief that many of the boring-but-necessary stuff can be easily outsourced. From a financial perspective, if you’d make more money from an extra hour photographing that you’d lose by paying someone to take on the admin, it can be a no-brainer [...]

By | 2017-03-24T21:30:05+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

211: Courtney Holmes – Shooting Lifestyle Video and Stills in Your Photography Business for Profit

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Courtney Holmes of is a visual story teller who shoots both stills and video clips for her lifestyle portrait clients - visual story telling at its finest. Take one look at her work and I think you'll agree. In this interview, Courtney shares the ins and outs of her business and exactly how you can introduce video to your stills photography to create more profit in your business and [...]

By | 2017-03-20T09:41:55+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Podcast|2 Comments

210: Karen Sperling – Creating Art from Photography and Generating Big Sales

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Karen Sperling of is a Los Angeles based portrait photographer and artist. In this interview, Karen shares her thoughts and ideas on what has become a big dollar industry in the USA and I'm guessing, soon to be world wide. I'm talking about the conversion of a photograph to a digital or "real" painting using both software and traditional art practices including paints, canvas, brushes, varnishes, [...]

By | 2017-04-01T13:34:33+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

TPX18: Paul and Kate Atkins – The Real Fine Art Photography Printers

Today we're swinging away from the usual and instead of talking to a photographer, we are lucky enough to have both Paul and Kate of Atkins of Atkins Pro Lab with us. The Atkins photography lab is celebrating their 80 year anniversary which makes them Australia's oldest professional photo lab, run by a third generation husband and wife team. Atkins is also the only lab in the world printing on handmade cotton rag sheets, something they developed with [...]

By | 2017-03-09T13:18:25+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Xperiments|0 Comments

209: Kate Densmore – Day In The Life Photography Today

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Kate Densmore of is a Day In The Life photographer, author and teacher. In this interview, Kate shares her complete process for what is becoming a popular genre of photography (amongst photographers so far) and being described as Day In the Life photography. From finding clients and having them find you to shooting, sales, products and marketing plus a whole lot more. She's currently based in The Grand Canyon [...]

By | 2017-04-06T21:09:54+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments