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.

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

Taking the Leap To Full Time Photographer with Israel Baldago

Plenty of questions, comments, ideas and requests for help or advice come in via email and messenger from listeners and they often require detailed replies. I usually hear the replies are helpful which got me thinking about how to share this information more freely and make it accessible to any photographer in a similar position to the question asker. One thing I have found is most issues photographers face are not solely unique. So... to kick things off in the first of [...]

By | 2017-02-27T10:01:54+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Blog|2 Comments

208: Milton Gan – The Business and Art of Wedding Albums

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Milton Gan of is a Sydney based wedding photographer who works alongside his wife Amy in their business. When you check Milton's website, you'll immediately see he's passionate about wedding albums and how important they are to his clients. You'll also notice they are included in all of his collections. In this interview, Milton shares his views on the business and art of wedding albums. It’s my belief [...]

By | 2017-04-01T13:41:54+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Podcast|2 Comments