Stories and career inspiration from professional photographers
Episode 158: How to Work with Dogs as a Photographer with Nicole Begley
Nicole Begley, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, is a zoological animal trainer turned pet photographer and educator. She created Hair of the Dog in 2012 to empower pet photographers to turn their dreams into reality by helping them improve their craft and grow their pet photography business.
Nicole has authored a book “Pet and Horse Photography for Everyone," available on Amazon. She established Nicole Begley Photography in Pittsburgh, PA in 2010 but now serves the market of Charlotte, NC.
Nicole shares her home with her husband, two small humans, and her Puerto Rican rescue dog Zoey. Oh yes, she is also Chief of Staff to Emma the cat. She is the creator of the #selfiedog series, a travel addict, and a chocolate martini connoisseur.
Episode 157: Raising Your Photography and Videography Prices with Taylor Petrinovich
Taylor Petrinovich is from Sacramento, CA and started doing wedding videography in 2017. Within less than a year, she went from charging $1,200 for a wedding film to over $5,000. Learn Taylor's tips for raising your photography and videography prices.
Episode 156: How to Nurture Photography Leads with Lauren Pawell
Lauren Pawell, MBA, helps entrepreneurs generate, nurture and qualify more leads online.
She works with business owners and their teams, focusing on high-impact marketing efforts, so they don’t waste any time or money spinning their wheels on tactics that won’t drive real results. Case in point? That time she generated $262,822.58 in sales for a client using only 9 emails.
Episode 155: Grow Your Business on Instagram Without Losing Your Mind with Megan Breukelman
Learn how Megan Breukelman grew her Instagram following AND more importantly - used Instagram to grow her photography business without turning social media into an unhealthy rat race.
Episode 154: SEO For Photographers with Galen Mooney
Galen Mooney is an online educator and SEO strategist helping creative business owners attract their ideal clients online. She’s a self-taught web designer and photographer who fell in love with simplifying the technical side of SEO. Galen combines design best practices with the latest content marketing strategies to help business owners grow their audience and reach more of the clients they LOVE working with. Grab her Free SEO Checklist to learn more.
Episode 153: Surviving in Your Photography Business During Difficult Times with KT Merry
Consistently celebrated as a top wedding photographer and featured in publications like Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Martha Stewart Weddings , KT Merry shoots exclusive destination weddings and editorials across the globe. A passionate conservationist, entrepreneur, adventurer, and lifelong learner, KT also mentors other photographers via public speaking, private coaching, and her signature online masterclass, The Abundance Plan.
Today, we're talking about how KT Merry built her business photographing high end weddings, destination weddings, celebrity weddings, and getting featured in major magazines. We're also talking about why simplicity can help you stand out from the noise, how KT is dealing with 2020, and positive business planning during a crisis.