Episode 229: Snapshot: The Way We Learn – Alex Arnold

Learn - Alex Arnold

Sometimes the most bizarre experiences can help us develop as a photographer.

In episode 229 of the Bokeh Podcast, Alex Arnold tells the story of how documenting photos of safe-houses from the Cold War helped prepare him for the hectic pace of wedding 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: Capture weddings, portraits and food.

The Lesson: Find a mentor.

The Gear Bag: 50mm & 70-200mm

Alex’s Cold War project relates to wedding photography because you’re having to work fast and on a specific schedule to ensure everything is captured.

Links:
Alexarnoldphotography.com
instagram.com/alexarnoldfoto
Honeybook.com

Episode 228: Snapshot: Building Your Portfolio – Elizabeth Burgi

Portfilio Building with Elizabeth Burgi

Are you a new photographer looking to build your portfolio, but struggling to grow it without any experience?

In episode 228 of the Bokeh Podcast, Elizabeth Burgi highlights the importance of portfolio building when you’re just starting out, and shares three attainable ways to gain experience.

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: Creating a safe & friendly space to capture the best pictures of her clients.

The Lesson: Be ok with rejection! Not every client is a good fit for you.

The Gear Bag: 50mm

Building Your Portfolio:
1. Reach out to photographers you admire and ask to shadow their 2nd shooter.
2. Create your own small-scale styled shoots.
3. Attend a styled shoot or workshop (after doing your research).

Links:
Elizabethburgi.com
instagram.com/elizabethburgiphotography

Episode 227: Snapshot: The Significance of Community – Devon Rowland

Community

Are you searching for community that is more than just a networking group?

In episode 227 of the Bokeh Podcast, Devon Rowland shares the importance of finding a community of people that you enjoy being around and can also relate to. If you’re ready to find a group of like-minded people, listen in!

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: Personality driven portraits and emotional candids (for weirdos).

The Lesson: Learn from others and do what feels right for you.

The Gear Bag: Sony 90mm Macro Lens

Create a community with the people you enjoy spending time with and keep it genuine.

Links:
devonrowland.com
instagram.com/devonrowlandphotography
facebook.com/devonrowlandphotography
samhurdphotography.com
lensbaby.com
How to Win Friends & Influence People: bit.ly/bp-winfriends

Episode 226: Snapshot: Facebook Ads – Chip Dizard

Facebook Ads with Chip Dizard

Are you ready to strategically place your photography brand in front of your ideal clients online?

In episode 226 of the Bokeh Podcast, Chip Dizard reveals the benefits of Facebook advertising and how to easily market to potential clients! Listen in as he shares three simple ways you can improve your Facebook advertising campaigns today!

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: Helping people tell their story and assisting creators create.

The Lesson: Know your customers are so you can focus on your target market.

The Gear Bag: Canon 24-70mm 2.8

3 Ways to Improve Your Facebook Ads:
1. Know who your customer is.
2. Know what cold traffic is and how to approach those people.
3. Offer something of value for free.

“The sweetest thing for someone’s ears is to hear their name and know that you know them.”

Links:
chipdizard.com
Chipdizardweddings.com
instagram.com/chipdizard
chipdizardweddings.com/fbadsimpact
wppiexpo.com
Showit.co
tomayiacolvin.com
tomayiacolvineducation.com/thecookout2019
chipdizardweddings.com/moments
garyvaynerchuk.com
Jab Jab Jab Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk: bit.ly/bp-jab