A lot of professional photographers struggle to find a balance between work and friendship—especially when friends played a crucial role in portfolio building in the first place. Today on the podcast, I’m talking about how to work with friends as a professional photographer in a way that avoids awkwardness and makes sure that you’re not giving aways hours of free services that you don’t really feel comfortable giving away. I’m also talking about when I do give away free photos and how I do it in a way that doesn’t take over the time that I’ve set aside to spend on paid projects.
Today on the podcast, I’m talking with photographer John Greengo about how he’s managed to turn career failures into opportunities as a photographer and how he found a way to diversify his photography business income beyond taking photos. And here’s the truth—this conversation with John took place more than TWO YEAR AGO, and my eight-months-pregnant self at the time had…
In this bonus podcast episode, Katrina Russo discusses themes around motherhood, self acceptance, balance and running a photography business.
Today on the podcast, I’m talking with photographer Cathrine Taylor about getting clients to look and feel natural in front of the camera – if you’re ever stressed about how to pose clients, this is the episode for you. In preparation for today’s episode, I put up two polls on Instagram to ask you how you feel about posing. In…
Learn how to put parts of your photography business on autopilot to save time and scale up your business.
Last week on the Photo Field Notes podcast, I talked with Mikkel Mihlrad about protecting yourself as a photographer while sharing images with vendors. This week, I have a follow up interview with Gavin Wade of CloudSpot to talk about his view on sharing images. Should photographers share openly? If we do choose to share, how much time should we invest? How can we make it easier to share the images?
with wedding photographer, Mikkel Mihlrad, about how much she’s willing to share with wedding vendors and how she makes sure that she’s getting a return on her time. Do you share your photos with vendors? Have you ever wondered about whether you might be sharing too much or spending too much time? Hear what Mikkel has to say—it might just change how you approach sharing images.
Today on the podcast, wedding photographer Jaqui Cole tells us how she managed to start landing destination weddings all over the world. And even if you’re not interested in destination weddings, Jacqui has some great general tips for attracting new leads to your photography business.
What I learned about my photography business from six weeks traveling the country. Hear the business tips that I picked up while taking time off to travel.
I have a little update for my Photo Field Notes listeners today—listen in to find out what’s new.