The Business End of Your Business
In this week’s episode we visit with Jared Platt, Phoenix Photographer and educator, and examine the new pressures that impact us in the digital age. Jared shares some practical workflow advice as well as some philosophical suggestions for keeping your feet on the ground in the modern world.

About Jared Platt

photographer jared platt

Jared Platt is a professional wedding photographer from Phoenix, Arizona. Jared holds a Masters of Fine Arts in the Photographic Studies and a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography from Arizona State University and has been a professional photographer and college educator for the past 10 years and has been a speaking, debating and lecturing for the past 15 years. His attention to detail and craft make him a demanding photography instructor. Currently, Jared is traveling the country teaching his Lightroom Workflow Workshop, which significantly improves every photographer’s post production workflow. Jared has lectured at major trade shows and photo conferences as well as at universities around the world on the subject of photography as well as workflow.

Images by Jared Platt

trees and rain photography by Jared Platt

wedding guest photography by Jared Platt

destination wedding photography by Jared Platt

sunset surfing photography by jared platt

portrait of kevin burdick photography by jared platt

scenic plaza photography by jared platt

About the Host- Travis Schreer

The Photo Life Host Travis Schreer

Travis is a wanderer who has a life-long passion for helping creative people realize their ambitions. While studying at the Kendall College of Art and Design and Eastern Michigan University, simultaneously pursuing a BFA in fine art and a Masters in creative writing, Travis rediscovered his fascination with photography and began working as a product photographer. After a brief stint studying poetry in Paris and years of developing his own artistic identity from the comforts of various midwestern cities, Travis packed his wool socks and moved to the chilly climes of Alaska. While there, he broadened his knowledge of the photography industry through his work for Alaska’s largest advertising agency and his involvement with several stock photography companies. It was also in Alaska that Travis photographed his first wedding alongside his partner, photographer Jessica Hill, and the two began to lay the groundwork for the company that was to follow. Then, it was on to Portland, Oregon where Jessica and Travis would put all of their brainstorming into effect and establish Jessica Hill Photography as one of the premiere boutique wedding photography studios in the area. Next time you’re in Portland, stop by Laurelhurst Park, where Travis can be found most evenings. He’s the scruffy guy playing with Collignon Quincampoix, the coolest dog you will ever meet.

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