46 episodes

Delving deep into the world of professional pet photography with fortnightly interviews and expert guests to help grow your business.

The Pet Photographers Club Caitlin McColl and Kirstie McConnell

    • Business

Delving deep into the world of professional pet photography with fortnightly interviews and expert guests to help grow your business.

    S5E02 | Snapshot - Goal Smashing in 2020

    S5E02 | Snapshot - Goal Smashing in 2020

    S5E02 | Snapshot - Goal Smashing in 2020

    • 5 min
    S05E01 | Incorporating mood in your images with Marchien Heidstra

    S05E01 | Incorporating mood in your images with Marchien Heidstra

    Marchien Heidstra | Heidstra Fotografie
    We first stumbled across the beautiful work of Marchien Heidstra when she won the Pets and their People Category in the International Pet Photographer of the Year Awards. She specialises in a fine art approach to natural light pet photography. She also teaches other photographers how to create that creamy post-processing style with her editing workshops.

    • 25 min
    S04E12 | Media Features and Growing your Following with Alex Cearns

    S04E12 | Media Features and Growing your Following with Alex Cearns

    Alex Cearns | Houndstooth Studio
    Alex Cearns has won over 250 awards for business, philanthropy and animal photography. Houndstooth Studio and Alex’s work is frequently featured in magazines and on television. She is also a published author, keynote speaker, wildlife photography tour leader and brand ambassador. And on top of all of that, she runs a highly profitable pet photography studio in Perth, Australia.
    WE DIVED INTO:
    Alex’s transition from Police to pet photography
    What worked to get Alex her initial influx of clients and what she did next
    The importance of social media today and running a constant ad
    How Alex uses Social Media for her clients images
    Why Alex seeks out media coverage and how she has landed 125 media interviews
    Landing a publishing deal
    Working with Charity
    plus what Alex’s schedule looks like to fit all this in!

    • 49 min
    S04E10 | Developing a Signature Style with Chad Dahlquist

    S04E10 | Developing a Signature Style with Chad Dahlquist

    You’ll recognise the bright and colourful signature style that Chad Dahlquist brings to his work, whether he’s shooting in the studio or on location. His career as a photographer has included commercial work, weddings, head shots and families - but his move into pet photography back in 2017 brought a whole new passion for photography to his business.

    • 46 min
    S4E09 | Snapshot - Care of Artwork Guides for Clients

    S4E09 | Snapshot - Care of Artwork Guides for Clients

    S4E09 | Snapshot - Care of Artwork Guides for Clients

    • 3 min
    S04E08 | Creative Publishing and Licensing for Pet Photographers with Ron Schmidt

    S04E08 | Creative Publishing and Licensing for Pet Photographers with Ron Schmidt

    Ron Schmidt has captured the hearts of dog lovers worldwide. His colourful, creative and quirky photography can be found commercially and throughout the publishing and licensing industry and if you’re a fellow pet photographer, we have no doubt that you would instantly recognise his work.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

Tads70 ,

Brilliant!!

I’ve been catching up on the podcasts since discovering them several weeks ago. The knowledge and insight from Caitlin, Kirstie and their guests is invaluable to anyone who runs or is thinking of starting a pet photography business. So many strategies and ideas to play with. The inspiration is endless! Thanks ladies!!

Wet Nose Photography ,

The pet photographers club

Have been listening to these podcast for the last 6 weeks now and these girls have been amazing. Always fun to listen to and have had some brilliant interviews.
Thanks Heaps 👌🏻👌🏻

Bitsa Bernard Photography ,

WE DID IT!

Caitlin and I are so super excited to move this dream into reality! I can not wait to learn from so many of our industries big influences and implement all the new ideas that come with that.

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