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

Milton Gan of miltongan.com 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 that it’s our responsibility as wedding photographers to offer albums. Even if [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

207: Brian Bossany – Smile if You Want More Wedding Photography Bookings

Brian Bossany of brianbossany.com was a bit of a mystery to me before this interview. I always do some research to get a better idea of who I'm talking to and what direction to take from the start for each podcast episode. I could see he's married with three young children. He shoots weddings and engagements. Seems to always be sporting a cracking big, happy smile and is super busy with wedding photography bookings and enquiries. Surely you need more than a smile [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

206: Edwina Robertson – Doing Good, Being Good and Really Living Life as a Photographer

Aussie country girl,  Edwina Robertson of edwinarobertson.com is all personality and an inspiring entrepreneur who happens to have found photography... first weddings, now family portraits. 'Eddy' is doing good, being good and really living life as a photographer. On her about page she starts off with... "Hi, I'm Eddy. You can call me Edwina if you must but by the time your wedding comes, we'll be like sisters.... Or at least good friends! Eddy is a country girl who was born and [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|Podcast|2 Comments

205: Daniel Usenko – Is SmartSlides Finally the Answer to Building Slideshows for Photographers

Daniel Usenko of Pixellu, the company behind SmartAlbums and now SmartSlides has been shooting weddings for over 10 years and and co-founded Pixellu to build SmartAlbums in 2012. He continues to shoot today and I'm rapt to be able to interview him for this bonus episode prior to the release of the latest and hopefully the greatest slideshow software for working photographers. The average time to make a slideshow with SmartSlides from start to finish is only 12 minutes! [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

204: Richie Schwartz – Pet Photography Business The Right Way

Richie Schwartz of petsphotography.com is America's most experienced pet photographer. He founded and owns Pets Photography Studio, one of the largest pet photography companies in the U.S and things took off after partnering with other pet related businesses. His work is studio-based but mobile so he can be where the pets are. I contacted Richie immediately after receiving two separate messages from a premium listener: I'm a member of a Pet Photography Group on Facebook run by the incomparable Richie Schwartz. [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

203: Neale James – The Business of PhotoFilms for Photographers

Neale James of nealejames.com is a former BBC Radio 1 broadcaster and his background in sound, combined with his documentary photography style has seen him become the pioneer of wedding Photofilms. Neale was recently a guest on the Photography Xperiment Podcast where we explored Neale’s work, in particular, Photofilms and how they have played a major role in his life and business. If you're unfamiliar with the term Photofilm - it's a combination of stills and sound, recorded on the [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Podcast|12 Comments

202: Jen Swedhin – Dudoir Photography and Outsourcing for Multiple Income Streams

Jen Sweden of jenswedhinphotography.com specialises in "dudoir photography" - that's correct, dudoir - boudoir style photography for men. After shooting general portraits for over 7 years, Jen made the leap to focus on mens portraiture in 2015 and she's committed to making it work, despite the infancy of this genre of photography. Not only did she change her business and creative focus to men, she moved to a new city and is now based in Denver, Colorado in the USA. Most of her [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|Podcast|1 Comment

201: Jean-Laurent Gaudy – How To Start Over with Your Photography Business from Scratch

Jean-Laurent Gaudy of www.jeanlaurentgaudy.com and www.jeanlaurentgaudy.co is a French photographer now based in the USA. After building a successful wedding photography business in France, JL was offered the chance to move anywhere in the USA. To do so, would mean leaving everything behind and starting over... from scratch. In this interview, learn exactly what JL did before leaving France and since arriving in New York to build the kind of photography business I know any listener would be proud to call theirs. JL relied heavily [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

200: Alan Moyle – Goal Setting, Weight Loss and a New Year

Alan Moyle of  alanmoyle.com.au is Mr. Nice Guy in the photography world and todays guest for this New Years special episode of the podcast where we focus on goal setting, weight loss and a New Year. Alan is a terrifically talented photographe, now based in Melbourne Victoria and before that Tasmania - where he still travels to photograph clients. Alan focuses on weddings, portraits and headshots plus personal projects, most notably, his work with comedians and his "Behind The Curtain" [...]

By | January 2nd, 2017|Podcast|3 Comments

199: Andrew Hellmich – The Interviewer Gets Interviewed

In this Christmas special, Andrew Hellmich of Impact Images is interviewed by listener, premium member and friend, Paul Pennell. There was no real "brief" for Paul so this interview walks the line between serious and fun. I hope you get something from it and at the very least, learn a little more about Andrew, the regular host and interviewer for PhotoBizX and principal photographer at Impact Images. Here’s some of what we cover in this interview: What type [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|Podcast|13 Comments