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 www.courtneyholmes.com.au 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|0 Comments

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

Karen Sperling of www.artistrymag.com 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, oils etc. Karen is creating art from photography and photographers are generating BIG sales as [...]

By | 2017-03-17T10:02:34+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Podcast|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 katedensmore.com 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 | 2017-03-16T08:36:37+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

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 | 2017-02-22T06:34:33+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Podcast|2 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 | 2017-02-17T11:50:16+00:00 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 | 2017-02-08T09:48:43+00:00 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 | 2017-01-31T10:48:29+00:00 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 | 2017-02-02T12:22:20+00:00 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 | 2017-01-23T17:23:57+00:00 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 | 2017-01-25T12:44:42+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Podcast|1 Comment