Pictage Podcast – Davide Greene

Today’s podcast features worldwide Pictage photographer, Davide Greene. On this episode, Davide will discuss how to make the most of the resources that are at your finger tips. With Pictage, you can get away from the endless cycle of overwork and burnout that most photographers are falling into today. You will also learn how to start or re-craft your approach to marketing and create a style that will attract the type of clients you love to work with…helping you build a constantly growing business that will give you stability into the future. (Also, if you haven’t heard it yet, check out last week’s podcast with Dane Sanders.) We decided to take Ask & Learn Wednesdays one step further and create a “get to know you” Podcast. Each week Sara France will personally interview industry leading photographers. As you know, each Tuesday we will post a video intro and the full podcast here on the blog. Then you’ll have …

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Pictage Podcast – Dane Sanders

This week’s podcast features community leader and author of Fast Track Photographer, Dane Sanders.  On this episode, Dane will discuss his presentation in which he asks you to imagine life as a professional photographer where you never fake it or pretend – where your confidence in your art and your business comes from who you are as a photographer and not from what someone tells you you’re supposed to be. Imagine a recession- and competition-proof photo business built on a resource uncompromisingly committed to your core strengths.Now, imagine being given the tools required to get clear on what those skills are, as well as a fool proof plan to maximize your talents. Join this podcast with Dane as he helps put YOU at the center of your photography. (Also, if you haven’t heard it yet, check out last week’s podcast with Chris and Katie Humphreys.) We decided to take Ask & Learn Wednesdays one step further and …

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Mingle with Engle & Lauren Hillary

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This week I had the pleasure of interviewing the ever so sweet Lauren Hillary!     Describe your photography style: My Style is artistic, passionate, energetic, refreshing, delightful, classic, true, original, friendly, creative and brigh0t.

What is a must read or must see? Must Read: The Secret, Eat Pray love, He’s just not that into you.

What are your work hours? 12pm-5pm or 8pm -1am.

What is your favorite thing about Pictage? The people that work there and all that they do to propel my business to the next level.

What lens could you not live without? 50mm 1.2.

How do you juggle your business and family/social life? A great assistant!

What workflow tools do you use? ADOBE LIGHTROOM2, ADOBE CS4.

How long have you been a photographer? 13 years…but my grandfather got me my first polaroid camera when I was 8.

What was your very first job? When I was 14 I worked at The BeadShop in Laguna Beach designing jewelry I worked there for 7 years!

Most listened to song on your ipod? On my Itunes Playcount-An Honest Mistake-The Bravery…but favorite song of all time-Ramble On Led Zeppelin.

What is something you have learned this year? That i need to work more and shop less.

What is a goal for 2009? Update My Website and blog more!

What is one thing we don’t know about you? I Snore… but really it’s a cute light snore… i swear!

Who inspires you? Ellen Von Unwerth, David La Chappelle, Mario testino, Herb Ritts, Annie Leibovitz, and Helmut Newton.

How do you get most of your bookings? Wedding Planners.

What is your primary way of marketing? WORD OF MOUTH.

What blog do you stalk? Not a blog stalker but a bonafide facebook stalker.

Any words of wisdom to share… Love what you do and the money will follow!

Thank you Lauren!!! – Emily

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Pictage Podcast – Chris & Katie Humphreys

Today’s podcast features Santa Barbara husband and wife team, Chris and Katie Humphreys.  On this episode, they will discuss how everything that is watched improves - the power behind this simple idea and how it can transform your business. By intentionally observing different areas of your business, you’ll gain valuable insight that is fundamental for growth. Learn simple but effective ways to gather, track and analyze information in your business about relationships, money, and your time so that you can determine priorities based on actual data.

(Also, if you haven’t heard it yet, check out last week’s podcast with Will Jacks.)

We decided to take Ask & Learn Wednesdays one step further and create a “get to know you” Podcast. Each week Sara France will personally interview industry leading photographers.

As you know, each Tuesday we will post a video intro and the full podcast here on the blog. Then you’ll have a day to listen to the interview and think …

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Pictage Podcast – Will Jacks

Today we bring you a podcast and video with the very well known Pictage photographer, Will Jacks.  On this episode, he will talk about how focusing on personal projects will help you find your voice and stay connected with your passion. We’ll discuss ways to create and present this work, and how you can leverage it to improve your portrait / wedding business and earn additional income.

(Also, if you haven’t heard it yet, check out last week’s podcast with Robert Evans.)

We decided to take Ask & Learn Wednesdays one step further and create a “get to know you” Podcast. Each week Sara France will personally interview industry leading photographers.

As you know, each Tuesday we will post a video intro and the full podcast here on the blog. Then you’ll have a day to listen to the interview and think of all the questions you can come up with for the Ask & Learn …

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Ask & Learn today with Robert Evans

Please join us for this week’s Ask and Learn with Robert Evans, Live on the Forums today, February 11th, 4pm – 6pm Pacific Time.

Session Topic: “Time to play on the wedding day ” Robert will cover how to get better images on the wedding day by getting couples to see each other 3 hours prior to the ceremony for photos, as well as educating photographers on how to avoid all the obstacles that seem to cut into their photography timeline (i.e., late family members, makeup artists, and hair people, and overall bad planning).

The result is more time to be creative and capture better images on the wedding day. Do you shoot what you want, or do you get what you get?

Robert has achieved enormous success in his field since opening Robert Evans Studios, Inc. 14 years ago. A native Californian, Robert is most notable for having photographed the weddings of Tom …

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Pictage Podcast – Robert Evans

Today’s podcast features Los Angeles celebrity photographer and founder of Photography Mentor, Robert Evans.  On this episode, Robert will cover how to get better images on the wedding day by getting couples to see each other 3 hours prior to the ceremony for photos, as well as educating photographers on how to avoid all the obstacles that seem to cut into their photography timeline (i.e., late family members, makeup artists, and hair people, and overall bad planning). (Also, if you haven’t heard it yet, check out last week’s podcast with Corey McNabb.) We decided to take Ask & Learn Wednesdays one step further and create a “get to know you” Podcast. Each week Sara France will personally interview industry leading photographers. As you know, each Tuesday we will post a video intro and the full podcast here on the blog. Then you’ll have a day to listen to the interview and think of all the questions you can come up with for the Ask & …

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Pictage Podcast – Jay Goldman

Today’s podcast features Los Angeles photographer Jay Goldman.  In this episode, Jay will elaborate on his presentation topic: 10 tips to surviving a career in photography. He explains what “20 years in the trenches” taught him, from how to deal with problem clients to the hidden costs of running a studio.

(Also, if you haven’t heard it yet, check out last week’s podcast with Corey McNabb.)

We decided to take Ask & Learn Wednesdays one step further and create a “get to know you” Podcast. Each week Sara France will personally interview industry leading photographers.

As you know, each Tuesday we will post a video intro and the full podcast here on the blog. Then you’ll have a day to listen to the interview and think of all the questions you can come up with for the Ask & Learn tomorrow at 4pm.

Check out Jay’s video first, then download the podcast down below …

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Pictage Podcast – Corey McNabb

Today we bring you a podcast interview with the talented Corey McNabb.  On this episode, Corey will demonstrate how he leads his clients towards larger packages, directs the conversation towards common interests in order to relate to them, and finally, motivates them by giving incentives to upgrade.

(Also, if you haven’t heard it yet, check out last week’s podcast with Jared Bauman.)

We decided to take Ask & Learn Wednesdays one step further and create a “get to know you” Podcast. Each week Sara France will personally interview industry leading photographers.

As you know, each Tuesday we will post a video intro and the full podcast here on the blog. Then you’ll have a day to listen to the interview and think of all the questions you can come up with for the Ask & Learn tomorrow at 4pm!

Today’s tip is brought to you by Cinematic Studios.

Check out Corey’s video first, then download …

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Pictage Podcast – Jared Bauman

This week our podcast is with one of our photography business experts, Jared Bauman.  On this episode, Jared will discuss among other things how to launch your business into a successful “auto-pilot,” built to survive no matter what state the economy is in. Using foundational business principles, goal setting, and cost analysis, you’ll learn a systematic approach to structuring your business for higher profit margins and more freedom, no matter what your goals are.

(Also, if you haven’t heard it yet, check out last week’s podcast with Justin and Mary Marantz.)

We decided to take Ask & Learn Wednesdays one step further and create a “get to know you” Podcast. Each week Sara France will personally interview industry leading photographers.

As you know, each Tuesday we will post a video intro and the full podcast here on the blog. Then you’ll have a day to listen to the interview and think of all …

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