Episode 298: How to Create a Multi-Faceted Life – Janioris Diaz Rodriguez

multi-faceted life

Are you struggling to find balance as an entrepreneur, due to your involvement in multiple roles?

In episode 298 of the Bokeh Podcast, Janioris Diaz Rodriguez describes what it takes to create a multi-faceted life and manage it all. Listen in as she shares how she manages a full-time job, creating music, capturing portraits, encouraging others through speaking engagements, and so much more—while loving every second of it.

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Based in: Del Tona, FL (2:11)

Brand Position: Help people preserve their stories through photography as both a masterpiece and a work in progress. (3:37)

Advice for Photographers: Learn from every person; everyone knows something you don’t know. (13:50)

Technique for Time: Having an accountability partner. (19:51)

Content Recommendations: (2:55)
Podcasts: bokehpodcast.com, goaldiggerpodcast.com, shepodcasts.com, Cultivate Your Life – bit.ly/bp-cultivateyourlife
Books: A Million Little Ways by Emily P Freeman – bit.ly/bp-millionlittleways and the Bible

The Gear Bag: Hair ties and Sunpack Lens Pen – bit.ly/bp-sunpaklenspen (26:23)

Get to Know Janioris (31:07)

Considerations for Making Choices on Your Commitments: (39:44)
1. What is your personality type and does the task fit it? You need self-awareness for what projects do for you.
2. What are your priorities or value-set? Check out Powersheets by Laura Casey
3. What season of life are you in?

How to Add Variety to Your Life: (43:59)

The 3 A’s: (45:40)
1. Ability
2. Affinity
3. Affirmation

“Find a hobby that makes you money, one that keeps you fit, and one that promotes your creativity.”

Links:
janioris.com
instagram.com/janiorisdr
facebook.com/JaniorisPhotography
Powersheets by Laura Casey – bit.ly/bp-powersheets

Episode 297: How to Get Started in Apparel Photography – Vince Sirico

Apparel Photography

Are you passionate about apparel, fashion, and photography? Did you know you could merge them into a career?

In episode 297 of the Bokeh Podcast, Vince Sirico shares how his dream of becoming a shoe designer led him to falling in love with shoe photography. Listen in as he explains what photographing shoes for brands entails, along with how you can get started in apparel photography.

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Brand Position: A photographer passionate about footwear and apparel. (3:18)

Advice for Photographers: Be incredibly patient. (9:50)

Technique for Time: Treat your job like a typical corporate workday and find a hobby that allows you to forget about your work day. (14:05)

Book/Content Recommendation: (16:51)
Shoe Dog by Phil Knight – bit.ly/bp-shoedog
This Is Not a T-Shirt by Bobby Hundreds – bit.ly/bp-notatshirt
How I Built This (AirBnB, WeWork, Starbucks, Southwest, & Toms Shoes) – bit.ly/bp-howibuiltthis

The Gear Bag: Fishing Wire (21:31)

Inspiration for Environmental Color Matching: trashhand.com & Tyler Mansor – instagram.com/arab_lincoln (24:02)

Location Scouting Processes (26:37)

 

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How to Get Started in Apparel Photography (36:44)
1. Don’t stray from your dreams and stay in your lane.
2. Build confidence from putting in the work and continue learning.
3. Pay it forward.

Links:
vincesirico.com
instagram.com/vincesirico
Kendrick Lamar Interview

Episode 296: Workflow Wednesday: How to Simplify Your Video Marketing – Rich, Heather, Haylee, & Nathan

Video Marketing

Does the idea of producing video to market your photography business intimidate you?

In episode 296 of the Bokeh Podcast, Rich & Heather Smith flip the roles in this interview to ask Haylee and Nathan about simplifying video marketing in business in part 1 of this 2 part series. Listen in as they chat about the gear they use, and how to overcome the fears of getting in front of the camera.

The audio from Workflow Wednesday episodes is from our weekly Facebook Live videos. Tune in live on Wednesdays at 2:00PM EST, at facebook.com/photogsedit. Tune in on September 25th for part 2 of this video marketing series.

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Connect:
richsmithphotography.net
@richsmithphoto
@heathersmithrsp
@nathanholritz
@hayleegaffin
photographersedit.com
@photogsedit
bokehpodcast.com
@bokehpodcast

Links:
Fstoppers Article – bit.ly/bp-iphonewedding
Go Pro Hero 7 – bit.ly/bp-goprohero7
Rode Mic for Go Pro – bit.ly/bp-rodemic4gopro
Gorilla Pod – bit.ly/bp-gorillapod
Go Pro Housing – bit.ly/bp-goprohousing
Go Pro Adapter – bit.ly/bp-goproadapter

Videos Mentioned in this Episode:

 

Episode 295: A Purposeful Wedding Photography Timeline – Ashlyn Cathey

Wedding Photography Timeline

Are you creating valuable wedding photography timelines for your clients that prepare you for any situation?

In episode 295 of the Bokeh Podcast, Ashlyn Cathey discusses the importance of creating purposeful timelines for your weddings to leave them stress and chaos free. Listen in as she explains how to prepare your clients’ expectations of their day and deliver an amazing wedding experience for your couples.

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Brand Position: (3:42)
Being personal, providing all day coverage, and having experience in the industry.
Driven by 3 values: to love couples, to serve above and beyond, to preserve special moments.

Advice for Photographers: (13:44)
1. For Newbies: Time and consistency are your friend.
2. For Experience: Don’t forget to take the time to feel inspired and learn new things.

Technique for Time: Time Blocking (17:27)

Content Recommendation: Behind the Scenes Podcast with Jeremy & Audrey Roloff – bit.ly/bp-behindthescenes (22:35)

The Gear Bag: Spiderbelt Dual Camera Holster – bit.ly/bp-spiderbeltdual (24:37)

Importance of Wedding Day Timelines: Living in the moment, means leaving time for those moments to happen. (31:47)

Key Notes for Timelines: (32:21)
1. The day will fly by.
2. Most days don’t go as planned.
3. Make the day fun with extra time for fun things.

Reasons Timelines Don’t Work: (32:57)
1. Miscommunicated Desires
2. Coordination
3. Not having a Plan B

Links:
ashlyncathey.com
instagram.com/ashlyncathey.photo