Episode 391: Brand Position Consultation – Tosha Gaines

Episode 391: Brand Position Consultation – Tosha Gaines

Have you refined your brand position? We recently introduced a special series called Brand Position Consultations, where we explore developing unique brand positions with professional photographers. In episode 391 of the Bokeh Podcast, Tosha Gains joins us to discuss...

Episode 390: How to Build a Senior Photography Brand – Sean Brown

Episode 390: How to Build a Senior Photography Brand – Sean Brown

Have you decided to market yourself as a senior portrait photographer, but want to create a high-end experience for your seniors (and their parents)? In episode 390 of the Bokeh Podcast, Sean Brown joins us to discuss creating a once in a lifetime experience for his...

Episode 389: 2 Keys to Better Album Sales – Melissa Jill

Episode 389: 2 Keys to Better Album Sales – Melissa Jill

Do you want to offer albums to your customers, but struggle with the selling process and turning your pitches into profits? In episode 389 of the Bokeh Podcast, Melissa Jill explains how showing albums and simplifying the options makes for better album sales from your...

Episode 388: Sales Funnels for Photographers – Humberto Garcia

Episode 388: Sales Funnels for Photographers – Humberto Garcia

Are you searching for the perfect sales funnel to turn your audience into paying customers? In episode 388 of the Bokeh Podcast, Humberto Garcia of The Digital Marketing Studio joins us to discuss advertising platforms and successful sales funnels for photographers!...

Episode 387: Brand Position Consultation – George Turner Bowman IV

Episode 387: Brand Position Consultation – George Turner Bowman IV

Have you refined your brand position? We recently introduced a special series called Brand Position Consultations, where we explore developing unique brand positions with professional photographers. In episode 383 of the Bokeh Podcast, George Turner Bowman IV joins us...

Episode 384: Bookkeeping Made Simple – Tanya Hirschy

Episode 384: Bookkeeping Made Simple – Tanya Hirschy

Does the day-to-day task of managing your bookkeeping feel overwhelming as a photography business owner? In episode 384 of the Bokeh Podcast, Tanya Hirschy of Tidy Books Boutique offers three steps to organize and simplify your bookkeeping. If you’re ready to...

Episode 383: Brand Position Consultation – Katurah Turner

Episode 383: Brand Position Consultation – Katurah Turner

Have you refined your brand position? We recently introduced a special series called Brand Position Consultations, where we explore developing unique brand positions with professional photographers. In episode 383 of the Bokeh Podcast, Katurah Turner joins us to...

Episode 381: Off-Camera Flash for Quick Portraits – Amanda Stevens

Episode 381: Off-Camera Flash for Quick Portraits – Amanda Stevens

Are you ready to incorporate off-camera flash (OCF) into your portraits, but struggle to understand how to operate your gear in a seamless and effective manner? In episode 381 of the Bokeh Podcast, Amanda Stevens of Fire the Canon discusses three important principles...

Episode 379: Brand Position Consultation – Andrejka Hirschegger

Episode 379: Brand Position Consultation – Andrejka Hirschegger

Have you refined your brand position? We recently introduced a special series called Brand Position Consultations, where we explore developing unique brand positions with professional photographers. In episode 379 of the Bokeh Podcast, Andrejka Hirschegger  joins us...

Episode 375: Brand Position Consultation – Frank Harrington IV

Episode 375: Brand Position Consultation – Frank Harrington IV

Have you refined your brand position? We recently introduced a special series called Brand Position Consultations, where we explore developing unique brand positions with professional photographers. In episode 375 of the Bokeh Podcast, Frank Harrington joins us to...

Episode 374: From 0-100 Portraits in One Year – Nata Salvatori

Episode 374: From 0-100 Portraits in One Year – Nata Salvatori

Are you an aspiring photographer with a hesitation to build your business because you’re not sure where to start? In episode 374 of the Bokeh Podcast, Nata Salvatori joins us to discuss the 11 steps she took to start her photography business, allowing her to go...

Episode 373: How to Scale Your Photography Business – Dale Henry

Episode 373: How to Scale Your Photography Business – Dale Henry

Did you know that you can grow your business without spending even more time in it? In episode 373 of the Bokeh Podcast, Dale Henry of The Abundance Group joins us to discuss the importance of building a team and setting up efficient workflows, in order to build a...

Episode 372: Thinking Proactively About Our Finances – Matt Odom

Episode 372: Thinking Proactively About Our Finances – Matt Odom

Have you set yourself up for financial stability in your business and personal life? In episode 372 of the Bokeh Podcast, Matt Odom joins us to discuss the importance of being proactive with your finances as a small business owner. Listen in as he shares insight into...

Episode 371: Passive Income for Photographers – Brandon Wong

Episode 371: Passive Income for Photographers – Brandon Wong

Have you considered the ways that you could generate passive income for your photography business? In episode 371 of the Bokeh Podcast, Brandon Wong of Photo Booth Supply Co describes the benefits of generating passive income, along with the truth behind what...

Episode 366: Brand Position Consultation – Morayo Sayles

Episode 366: Brand Position Consultation – Morayo Sayles

Over the last year at Bokeh Podcast, we have spent so much time reviewing brand positions, that we thought it was time to offer live brand consultations! In this special series, we’ll be exploring how to develop brand positions. In episode 366 of the Bokeh Podcast,...

Episode 364: Posing Flow for Boudoir – Anna Johnson

Episode 364: Posing Flow for Boudoir – Anna Johnson

Do you struggle with creating a seamless experience while posing your boudoir clients? In episode 364 of the Bokeh Podcast, Anna Johnson of Boudoir Ego walks us through the posing flow she uses to capture a variety of images with a few simple poses. Listen in as she...

Episode 363: Brand Position Consultation – Leah Goetzel

Episode 363: Brand Position Consultation – Leah Goetzel

Over the last year at Bokeh Podcast, we have spent so much time reviewing brand positions, that we thought it was time to offer live brand consultations! In this special series, we’ll be exploring how to develop brand positions based on principles derived from Donald...

Episode 361: A Smart Client Workflow – Chelsy Weisz

Episode 361: A Smart Client Workflow – Chelsy Weisz

Have you set up amazing and efficient client workflows in your business? In episode 361 of the Bokeh Podcast, Chelsy Weisz joins us to discuss important principals behind a smart client workflow, along with the primary stages you should plan to incorporate. If your...

Episode 360: The Bokeh Podcast Morning Show – March 30, 2020

Episode 360: The Bokeh Podcast Morning Show – March 30, 2020

Do you love hearing from other photographers on the the latest topics in our industry? Introducing The Bokeh Morning Show! In this special series, our host, Nathan, will be jumping on Facebook Live and opening up the phone line to allow guests to call-in for a few...

Episode 358: Brand Position Consultation – Rachel Sima-Castro

Episode 358: Brand Position Consultation – Rachel Sima-Castro

Over the last year at Bokeh Podcast, we have spent so much time reviewing brand positions, that we thought it was time to offer live brand consultations! In this special series, we’ll be exploring how to develop brand positions based on principles derived from Donald...

Episode 357: Introduction to IPS – Andrew Funderburg

Episode 357: Introduction to IPS – Andrew Funderburg

Are you overwhelmed at the idea of learning IPS? In episode 357 of the Bokeh Podcast, Andrew Funderburg of Fundy Designer joins us to share how when you simplify the process for your clients by offering limited products, print sales can play a huge role in your...

Episode 356: The Bokeh Podcast Morning Show – March 25, 2020

Episode 356: The Bokeh Podcast Morning Show – March 25, 2020

Do you love hearing from other photographers on the the latest topics in our industry? Introducing The Bokeh Morning Show! In this special series, our host, Nathan, will be jumping on Facebook Live and opening up the phone line to allow guests to call-in for a few...

Episode 353: When Business Slows Down – David & Whitney Scott

Episode 353: When Business Slows Down – David & Whitney Scott

Has your business been impacted by unexpected slower seasons? In episode 353 of the Bokeh Podcast, David and Whitney Scott join us to open up about their experience in business after the Joplin Tornado Tragedy, along with how the impacts are similar to what...

Episode 352: Brand Position Consultation – Paige Daniels

Episode 352: Brand Position Consultation – Paige Daniels

Over the last year at Bokeh Podcast, we have spent so much time reviewing brand positions, that we thought it was time to offer live brand consultations! In this special series, we’ll be exploring how to develop brand positions based on principles derived from Donald...

Episode 351: Introduction to Google Ads – Deirdre Andrews

Episode 351: Introduction to Google Ads – Deirdre Andrews

Are you interested in testing out Google Ads in your business, but struggle with understanding the platform? In episode 351 of the Bokeh Podcast, Deirdre Andrews joins us to discuss the basics of getting started with Google Ads! If you’re interested in...

Episode 350: Brand Position Consultation – Rachel Howard

Episode 350: Brand Position Consultation – Rachel Howard

Over the last year at Bokeh Podcast, we have spent so much time reviewing brand positions, that we thought it was time to offer live brand consultations! In this special series, we’ll be exploring how to develop brand positions based on principles derived from Donald...

Episode 346: How to Plan Your Next Personal Project – Lucy Baber

Episode 346: How to Plan Your Next Personal Project – Lucy Baber

Are you passionate about making an impact or a difference in your community, but don’t know where to start working on a personal project? In episode 346 of the Bokeh Podcast, Lucy Baber shares the mission behind why she started her personal project, 100 Black...

Episode 345: Brand Position Consultation – Anna Anderson

Episode 345: Brand Position Consultation – Anna Anderson

Over the last year at Bokeh Podcast, we have spent so much time reviewing brand positions, that we thought it was time to offer live brand consultations! In this special series, we’ll be exploring how to develop brand positions based on principles derived from Donald...

Episode 343: Pricing Consultation – Hayley Sheppard

Episode 343: Pricing Consultation – Hayley Sheppard

Do you have trouble when it comes to pricing yourself in order to run a successful business? In episode 343 of the Bokeh Podcast, Hayley Sheppard joins Nathan for a live pricing consultation to discuss the concerns she has when it comes to pricing herself. Listen in...

Episode 342: The 4 Pillars of Branding – Bernel Westbrook

Episode 342: The 4 Pillars of Branding – Bernel Westbrook

Are you struggling with where to start when it comes to building a brand for your business? In episode 342 of the Bokeh Podcast, Bernel Westbrook of Branded by Bernel joins us to discuss the four pillars that make up a good brand. Listen in as she dives into the...

Episode 341: Brand Position Consultation – Ashlee Hamon

Episode 341: Brand Position Consultation – Ashlee Hamon

Over the last year at Bokeh Podcast, we have spent so much time reviewing brand positions, that we thought it was time to offer live brand consultations! In this special series, we’ll be exploring how to develop brand positions based on principles derived from Donald...

Episode 339: Brand Position Consultation – Kristin Amaro

Episode 339: Brand Position Consultation – Kristin Amaro

Over the last year at Bokeh Podcast, we have spent so much time reviewing brand positions, that we thought it was time to offer live brand consultations! In this special series, we’ll be exploring how to develop brand positions based on principles derived from Donald...

Episode 335: Building Brand Awareness – Kat Schmoyer

Episode 335: Building Brand Awareness – Kat Schmoyer

Have you developed a plan for marketing and building brand awareness for your business? Are you lost on where to begin? In episode 335 of the Bokeh Podcast, Kat Schmoyer discussed the most important principals to consider when developing your brand awareness. Listen...

Episode 334: How to Attract Kind, Happy Clients – Rachel Mandel

Episode 334: How to Attract Kind, Happy Clients – Rachel Mandel

Wouldn’t it be ideal to only attract ideal clients that align with your core values? In episode 334 of the Bokeh Podcast, Rachel Mandel discusses the motivation to change her brand messaging and marketing efforts to attract kind, happy clients. Listen in as she shares...

Episode 332: Strategic Marketing for Wedding Pros – Ashley Ebert

Episode 332: Strategic Marketing for Wedding Pros – Ashley Ebert

Have you created a strategic marketing plan for this year? Maybe you’re looking for advice on where to start! In episode 332 of the Bokeh Podcast, Ashley Ebert of The Abundance Group and The Simply Elegant Group joins us to share the marketing formula she and...

Episode 331: An Intro to Chatbots for Marketing – Henry Chen

Episode 331: An Intro to Chatbots for Marketing – Henry Chen

Are you looking for technology to add to your marketing efforts, that will save you time, generate more qualified leads, and offer a unique experience for your clients? In episode 331 of the Bokeh Podcast, Henry Chen introduces us to unique marketing tactics with...

Episode 327: The Importance of Creative Play – Olivia Vale

Episode 327: The Importance of Creative Play – Olivia Vale

Do you struggle with finding a balance between the two ideas of “play” and “work” in your photography business In episode 327 of the Bokeh Podcast, Olivia Vale of Photo Fantastico shares how photographers who find themselves burning out should look to find joy...

Episode 326: How to Do $20k in One Month – Chad DiBlasio

Episode 326: How to Do $20k in One Month – Chad DiBlasio

Have you been working to achieve high sales goals for your business, but haven’t been able to attain them? In episode 326 of the Bokeh Podcast, Chad DiBlasio joins us to discuss how he used a value-based sales tactic to hit more than $20k in revenue in one...

Episode 322: Building Facebook Ads that Book – Kendra Lynece

Episode 322: Building Facebook Ads that Book – Kendra Lynece

Have you thought through every detail when it comes to running a successful Facebook advertising campaign for your photography business? In episode 322 of the Bokeh Podcast, Kendra Lynece walks us through her step-by-step guide to creating great Facebook ads. Listen...

Episode 314: Documentary Family Photography – Leslie Kershaw

Episode 314: Documentary Family Photography – Leslie Kershaw

Are you looking to capture family portraits in a raw and impactful way that highlights their everyday lives? In episode 314 of the Bokeh Podcast, Leslie Kershaw gives us a look at her interpretation of documentary family photography. Listen in as she discusses...

Episode 313: My Biggest Mistakes – Lindsay Collette

Episode 313: My Biggest Mistakes – Lindsay Collette

Have you ever made a mistake in your business that left you feeling defeated or helpless? In episode 313 of the Bokeh Podcast, Lindsay Collette opens up about the biggest mistakes she’s made in her business and the steps she took to correct them. Listen in as...

Episode 312: Taking Your Next Risk – Jennifer Garcia

Episode 312: Taking Your Next Risk – Jennifer Garcia

Is there a goal that you’re afraid to chase because it requires a bit of risk in your business? In episode 312 of the Bokeh Podcast, Jennifer Garcia opens up about how risks can sometimes be rewarding when you face them with a plan. Listen in as Jennifer shares...

Episode 310: The Art of Print Sales – Yaneck and Sasha Wasio

Episode 310: The Art of Print Sales – Yaneck and Sasha Wasio

In an age where we’re bombarded with digital images, are you leaving a lasting impact on your clients by providing heirlooms through prints? In episode 310 of the Bokeh Podcast, Yaneck and Sasha Wasio discuss their passion behind providing prints and albums that...

Episode 305: How to Turn a Failing Business Around – Matt Baron

Episode 305: How to Turn a Failing Business Around – Matt Baron

Are you passionate about your business, but struggling to keep it afloat? Does it seem like it will inevitably fail? In episode 305 of the Bokeh Podcast, Matt Baron joins us to provide practical help to turn your failing business around! Listen in as he shares how he...

Episode 304: How to Create a Great Marketing Plan – Heidi Thompson

Episode 304: How to Create a Great Marketing Plan – Heidi Thompson

Marketing is an essential part of any business, but are you creating a marketing plan that sets you up to achieve your goals? In episode 304 of the Bokeh Podcast, Heidi Thompson explains why creating a great marketing plan is important for your business. Listen in as...

Episode 302: The Reason Behind What We Do – Robert J. Hill

Episode 302: The Reason Behind What We Do – Robert J. Hill

Are you striving to add value to your clients’ lives by doing more than just taking photos? In episode 302 of the Bokeh Podcast, Robert J. Hill explains his desire to develop genuine connections with his couples in order to empower their relationship. Listen in as he...

Episode 300: Healing Through Photography – Tosha Gaines

Episode 300: Healing Through Photography – Tosha Gaines

Are you looking for ways to use your photography business to make a positive emotional impact on your clients? In episode 298 of the Bokeh Podcast, Tosha Gaines provides an inside look at her therapeutic photo sessions—connecting clients with their emotions. Listen in...

Episode 294: Creating Powerful Reception Lighting – Kenny Clapp

Episode 294: Creating Powerful Reception Lighting – Kenny Clapp

Do your reception photos fall short because you’re not familiar with making the most of your light sources? In episode 294 of the Bokeh Podcast, Kenny Clapp shares the important principals for creating powerful reception lighting. Listen in this special episode...

Episode 288: Stay In Your Lane! – Vickie Black

Episode 288: Stay In Your Lane! – Vickie Black

Have you considered what specializing in a particular type of photography could do for your business? In episode 288 of the Bokeh Podcast, Vickie Black shares the benefits of specializing, along with her journey to becoming a senior portrait photographer. If...

Episode 282: Pushing Through Vulnerability – Thu Tran

Episode 282: Pushing Through Vulnerability – Thu Tran

As an entrepreneur,  you’re forced to face uncomfortable situations and be vulnerable in multiple areas of your business. In episode 282 of the Bokeh Podcast, Thu Tran shares how she has confronted vulnerability with comparison on social media, criticism in her...

Episode 279: How to Develop Clients for Life – Michelle Harris

Episode 279: How to Develop Clients for Life – Michelle Harris

Are you developing relationships that establish loyalty, leading your clients back to you for photos year after year?⠀ In episode 279 of the Bokeh Podcast, Michelle of M Harris Studios shares how she’s developed a “Client for Life” program that...

Episode 278: Ballin’ on Budget Weddings – Sarah Willey

Episode 278: Ballin’ on Budget Weddings – Sarah Willey

Are you concerned that photographers who are pricing themselves low are undercutting the market? In episode 278 of the Bokeh Podcast, we chat with Sarah Willey on why she believes every market deserves great photography services, not just the higher end. Listen in as...

Episode 277: How to Get Unstuck – Madi & Micah May

Episode 277: How to Get Unstuck – Madi & Micah May

Do you ever feel stuck in your business without any sense of control over the direction you’re going? In episode 277 of the Bokeh Podcast, Madi and Micah May share the story of their struggle with stress, exhaustion, and complacency when things didn’t go...

Episode 276: Creating Community Through Co-Working – Gene Yoon

Episode 276: Creating Community Through Co-Working – Gene Yoon

Does entrepreneurship leave you feeling disconnected from a community in your local market? In episode 276 of the Bokeh Podcast, Gene Yoon shares how he collaborated with a few friends to create a co-working space that was influenced by the concept of community....

Episode 274: How to Up-Sell Your Wedding Packages – Tonya Damron

Episode 274: How to Up-Sell Your Wedding Packages – Tonya Damron

Are you ready to profit more in your photography business through products sales, but have a fear of being too pushy while selling to your clients? In episode 274 of the Bokeh Podcast, Tonya Damron exposes the reason that people are afraid of offering print products,...

Episode 271: How to Leave a Mark on the World – Michelle Ellsworth

Episode 271: How to Leave a Mark on the World – Michelle Ellsworth

Do you long to make a lasting impact on your community, but struggle with  building a business model to reflect your overall concept? In episode 271 of the Bokeh Podcast, Michelle Ellsworth opens up about the unimaginable loss that led her to make a mark on the world...

Episode 268: Refining Your Boudoir Style – Matt Mathews

Episode 268: Refining Your Boudoir Style – Matt Mathews

Have you nailed down the style of photography you want to offer for boudoir sessions? In episode 268 of the Bokeh Podcast, Matt Mathews walks through his process to refining his boudoir style, and how he gets creative during shoots. If you’re ready to take your...

Episode 258: Video Marketing Trends in 2019 – Anesha Collins

Episode 258: Video Marketing Trends in 2019 – Anesha Collins

Are you taking advantage of the benefits of video marketing for your business? In episode 258 of the Bokeh Podcast, Anesha Collins discusses the video marketing trends in 2019 that you should be incorporating into your business. Listen in as she shares the advantages...

Episode 256: How to Direct Powerful Portraits – Dauss Miller

Episode 256: How to Direct Powerful Portraits – Dauss Miller

Are you missing out on creating powerful portraits due to a lack of connection with your clients? In episode 256 of the Bokeh Podcast, Dauss Miller discusses the role that psychology plays in a photography business, and how important building relationships is with...

Episode 254: Wedding Party Posing on a Time Crunch – Alina Thomas

Episode 254: Wedding Party Posing on a Time Crunch – Alina Thomas

Are your wedding days so busy that you find very little time to capture the wedding party photos? In episode 254 of the Bokeh Podcast, Alina Thomas provides a step-by-step posing workflow to capture a variety of wedding party photos when you’re on a time crunch. The...

Episode 253: The Significance of Consistency – Denise Karis

Episode 253: The Significance of Consistency – Denise Karis

Is your editing style inconsistent? While exploring your creativity can be empowering, you could be hurting your overall client experience! In episode 253 of the Bokeh Podcast, Denise Karis discusses the importance of creating a consistent look in your editing, and...

Episode 251: Reaching Your Clients Through Venues – Joe Dantone

Episode 251: Reaching Your Clients Through Venues – Joe Dantone

Have you considered the positive impact your relationship with wedding venues can have on your photography business? In episode 251 of the Bokeh Podcast, Joe Dantone discusses how networking with wedding venues can be an amazing asset in your marketing plan. Listen in...

Episode 250: Is it Time To Build a Team? – Brett Yacovella

Episode 250: Is it Time To Build a Team? – Brett Yacovella

Are you experiencing enough growth in your business to consider hiring additional staff? In episode 250 of the Bokeh Podcast, Brett Yacovella shares the ins and outs of the hiring process as he reveals five significant paradoxes in the process of growing your team....

Episode 249: How to Sell More Products WITHOUT IPS – Allie Siarto

Episode 249: How to Sell More Products WITHOUT IPS – Allie Siarto

Are you leaving money on the table because you aren’t interested in implementing an in-person sales (IPS) model? In episode 249 of the Bokeh Podcast, Allie Siarto shares how she’s successfully incorporated print sales into her workflow without having to meet up with...

Episode 247: How to Create a Compelling Headshot – Ben Marcum

Episode 247: How to Create a Compelling Headshot – Ben Marcum

Are you creating headshots that truly capture the personality of your client? In episode 247 of the Bokeh Podcast, Ben Marcum describes the importance of creating compelling headshots for your clients, and the unique elements that make a headshot stand out. The Bokeh...

Episode 246: Nicole Bissey – How to Charge What You’re Worth

Episode 246: Nicole Bissey – How to Charge What You’re Worth

Are you struggling to develop a pricing model that not only pays your bills, but also reflects the value you place on your business? In episode 246 of the Bokeh Podcast, Nicole Bissey shares how she partnered with another photographer to create a business model that...

Episode 242: How to Be a Photographer and CEO – Stacey Krolow

Episode 242: How to Be a Photographer and CEO – Stacey Krolow

Are you ready to run your business, rather than be run by your business? In episode 242 of the Bokeh Podcast, Stacey Krolow of Meet Pepper explains how delegating work in your business will help you become a better CEO. Listen in as she shares what a virtual assistant...

Episode 240: My First Year as a Full-Time Pro – Keith Layne

Episode 240: My First Year as a Full-Time Pro – Keith Layne

Are you ready to make your photography business a full-time career, yet unsure of what challenges you may face? In episode 240 of the Bokeh Podcast, Keith Layne shares how he prepared to turn hide side-hustle into his primary source of income. Listen in as he...

Episode 239: How to Become a Hybrid Shooter – Julianna J

Episode 239: How to Become a Hybrid Shooter – Julianna J

In an age where video is becoming more and more popular, have you considered what hybrid shooting could do for your photography business? In episode 239 of the Bokeh Podcast, Julianna J discusses the opportunities that videography can offer for your clients and your...

Episode 238: Plan to Blog for a Month in One Hour – Vanessa Hicks

Episode 238: Plan to Blog for a Month in One Hour – Vanessa Hicks

Are you constantly struggling to create new content that’s worthy of hitting publish on your blog? In episode 238 of the Bokeh Podcast, Vanessa Hicks walks us through how she plans an entire month of content in just one hour. If you’re ready to consistently add...

Episode 235: Creating Personalized Senior Portraits – Isaac Coffy

Episode 235: Creating Personalized Senior Portraits – Isaac Coffy

Are you giving your high school seniors the opportunity to express who they are in their senior portraits? In episode 235 of the Bokeh Podcast, Isaac Coffy of Coffy Creations discusses the importance of providing a creative space for seniors to feel comfortable being...

Episode 234: State of the Industry – Todd Watson & Shaun Austin

Episode 234: State of the Industry – Todd Watson & Shaun Austin

Are you aware of how far the photography industry has progressed over the last few years? In episode 234 of the Bokeh Podcast, join long-time industry friends, Nathan Holritz of Photographer’s Edit, Todd Watson of Showit, and Shaun Austin of Kiss Books to...

Episode 233: IPS for Senior Portraits – Britney Smith

Episode 233: IPS for Senior Portraits – Britney Smith

Are you looking to incorporate print sales into your senior portrait sessions while maintaining a boutique experience? In episode 233 of the Bokeh Podcast, Britney Smith of The Glam Lab Photography provides three key principals for making the transition to in-person...

Episode 230: Snapshot: Creating Balance – Lisette Gatliff

Episode 230: Snapshot: Creating Balance – Lisette Gatliff

Are you struggling to be present in your personal life due to the overwhelming amount of work you’re trying to accomplish for your business? In episode 230 of the Bokeh Podcast, Lisette Gatliff describes the moment she realized her business was taking over her...

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

Episode 229: Snapshot: The Way We 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...

Episode 228: Snapshot: Building Your Portfolio – Elizabeth Burgi

Episode 228: Snapshot: Building Your Portfolio – 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...

Episode 226: Snapshot: Facebook Ads – Chip Dizard

Episode 226: Snapshot: Facebook Ads – 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...

Episode 222: Pricing Yourself to Thrive – Mary Breuer

Episode 222: Pricing Yourself to Thrive – Mary Breuer

As a photography business owner, establishing your pricing structure can feel complicated and overwhelming. In episode 222 of the Bokeh Podcast, Mary Breuer shares important ideas you should take into consideration for establishing your fees. Listen in as she shares...

Episode 216: Short-Term Vision Setting – Jaime Gordon

Episode 216: Short-Term Vision Setting – Jaime Gordon

Do you get overwhelmed when it comes to focusing on the goals you create for yourself and struggle with actually accomplishing what you set out to do? In episode 216 of the Bokeh Podcast, transformational life coach, Jaime Gordon joins us to share the components of...

Episode 210: Taking Care of Our Mental Health – Vanessa Hicks

Episode 210: Taking Care of Our Mental Health – Vanessa Hicks

Are you overwhelmed from taking on too much work in your photography business, but are afraid to ask for help? As entrepreneurs, the state of your mental health should be a priority in your life and your business. In episode 210 of the Bokeh Podcast, we’re...

Episode 204: How to Prevent Burnout – Laylee Emadi

Episode 204: How to Prevent Burnout – Laylee Emadi

Did you just come out of a successful busy season that left you struggling to keep up with every task you needed to complete? Don’t let that feeling of overwhelm lead to burnout! In episode 204 of the Bokeh Podcast, Laylee Emadi shares her own story of burnout...

Episode 202: 3 Steps to Going Full-Time – Nick Church

Episode 202: 3 Steps to Going Full-Time – Nick Church

Are you ready to take your side hustle to a full-time job, but aren’t sure what steps you need to take to get started? In episode 202 of the Bokeh Podcast, Nick Church shares the most important steps to prepare for a successful transition to full-time...

Episode 201: IPS in a Shoot and Burn World – Keala Jarvis

Episode 201: IPS in a Shoot and Burn World – Keala Jarvis

Does the idea of moving to in-person sales intimidate you, when the photography industry has moved online? You’re not alone! In episode 201 of the Bokeh Podcast, Keala Jarvis shares how she moved to IPS, and the impact it has had on her business as an...

Episode 199: You Should Be an Art Director! – Colleen Bies

Episode 199: You Should Be an Art Director! – Colleen Bies

Are you approaching your weddings and sessions with the mentality that you’re capable of creating beautiful imagery, no matter the situation? In episode 199 of the Bokeh Podcast, Colleen Bies shares how she takes on the mindset of an agency art director to...

Episode 197: Raising a Business and Baby (or 3) – Laurken Kendall

Episode 197: Raising a Business and Baby (or 3) – Laurken Kendall

Are you ready to take your business to the next level but struggle to find balance with being the parent you want to be? You don’t have to choose one over the other! Enter Laurken Kendall, our guest in episode 197 of the Bokeh Podcast. Laurken is a photographer, wife...

Episode 195: How to Figure Out Your Why – Petronella Lugemwa

Episode 195: How to Figure Out Your Why – Petronella Lugemwa

Is your photography business satisfying your desire to make an impact on your community and the people you care about most in your life? In episode 195 of the Bokeh Podcast, Petronella Lugemwa opens up by describing the impact her life has had on capturing the photos...

Episode 188: How to Stay Relevant – Bobbi Brinkman

Episode 188: How to Stay Relevant – Bobbi Brinkman

Are you continuing to evolve with changes over time in your photography business? Whether it’s new marketing platforms, technology, or business education, it’s important to remain relevant. In episode 188 of the Bokeh Podcast, Bobbi Brinkman shares how...

Episode 186: Developing a Distinct Photography Brand – Jess Onesto

Episode 186: Developing a Distinct Photography Brand – Jess Onesto

Is your photography brand attracting the type of clients you want while also uniquely representing you? In episode 186 of the Bokeh Podcast, Jess Onesto of Cheers Babe Photo shares the importance of branding and making sure your business stands out! Listen in as she...

Episode 184: Does Specializing Matter? – Morgan Mendez

Episode 184: Does Specializing Matter? – Morgan Mendez

Are you looking to grow your photography business in one area, but nervous about specializing and missing opportunities? In episode 184 of the Bokeh Podcast, Morgan Mendez of Lady Ilg Photography shares how specializing in your business can actually set you up for...

Episode 182: How to Hire Associate Photographers – Sarah Willey

Episode 182: How to Hire Associate Photographers – Sarah Willey

Are you ready to grow your team with associate photographers, but fear you won’t find the right people for the job? In episode 182 of the Bokeh Podcast, Sarah Willey joins us to share how she grew her business by hiring associate photographers, plus she gives an...

Episode 175: How to Overcome Procrastination – Tallan Paul

Episode 175: How to Overcome Procrastination – Tallan Paul

Being self-employed comes with so much freedom, but do you find it easier to procrastinate as a result? In episode 175 of the Bokeh Podcast, Tallan Paul shares three principles that will enable you to get more work done. Listen as he outlines a plan to establish your...

Episode 170: How to Photograph for Wedding Blogs – Nova Reid

Episode 170: How to Photograph for Wedding Blogs – Nova Reid

Have you wanted to get your work published on your favorite wedding blog? In episode 170 of the Bokeh Podcast, Nova Reid of Nu Bride shares how to shoot with a publication in mind, in order to capture the attention of blog editors. Listen as she shares what she looks...

Episode 169: How to Photograph a Wedding with One Lens – Kien Lam

Episode 169: How to Photograph a Wedding with One Lens – Kien Lam

Are you tired of lugging heavy bags of gear to every wedding, sorting through endless equipment to find that one lens you were looking for? What if you could get rid of it all, and photograph a wedding day with just one lens?! Listen in to episode 169 of the Bokeh...

Episode 159: Fine Art Photography: The Process – Trynh Krajanowski

Episode 159: Fine Art Photography: The Process – Trynh Krajanowski

Are you capturing art that your couples will want to display for years to come? In episode 159 of the Bokeh Podcast, Trynh Krajanowski shares her approach to creating fine art for her clients from taking the photo to post-production. Listen as she dives into her love...

Episode 157: 5 Steps to Better Album Sales – Rae Barnes

Episode 157: 5 Steps to Better Album Sales – Rae Barnes

Have you struggled to incorporate album sales into your portrait sessions? In episode 157 of the Bokeh Podcast, Rae Barnes provides ways you can help your client understand the importance of purchasing an album. Listen as she shares her step by step process for...

Episode 156: How to Mix Travel with Work – Meghan Harrison

Episode 156: How to Mix Travel with Work – Meghan Harrison

Have you considered building your business around your love for travel? In episode 156 of the Bokeh Podcast, Meghan Harrison explains how she and her family are visiting every national park this year while she works as a traveling photographer. Listen as she shares...

Episode 155: How Learning Fuels Leadership – Morgan Taylor

Episode 155: How Learning Fuels Leadership – Morgan Taylor

Are you prioritizing education in new business strategies and skills? In episode 155 of the Bokeh Podcast, Morgan Taylor shares how education can develop management and leadership experience. Listen as he provides his favorite resources to expand your knowledge in...

Episode 152: Redefining the Purpose of Social Media – Alex Gray

Episode 152: Redefining the Purpose of Social Media – Alex Gray

Do you ever want to give up on managing your social media accounts? In episode 152 of the Bokeh Podcast, Alex Gray shares her heart behind keeping her work up to date on social media. Listen as she provides 3 practical tips to simply, yet effectively utilize social...

Episode 147: How to Stay Inspired as a Photographer – Mike Colón

Episode 147: How to Stay Inspired as a Photographer – Mike Colón

Do you find yourself searching for creativity in your work? Running a photography business can leave you drained and uninspired. In episode 147 of the Bokeh Podcast, Mike Colón discusses his journey to finding inspiration in his career and how you can do the same....

Episode 146: A Better Approach to LGBTQ Weddings – Bobbi Brinkman

Episode 146: A Better Approach to LGBTQ Weddings – Bobbi Brinkman

Does your photography business communicate an openness and excitement to photograph the love story of all couples? In episode 146 of the Bokeh Podcast, Bobbi Brinkman shares how she ensures her clients are welcomed with love and open arms from the moment they land on...

Episode 140: How to Automate Your Booking Process – Calli Burnett

Episode 140: How to Automate Your Booking Process – Calli Burnett

Are you spending too much time trying to organize and communicate your services with potential clients when you could be growing in other areas of your business? In episode 140 of the Bokeh Podcast, Calli Burnett explains how she streamlined her booking process to...

Episode 139: Capturing Motherhood – Lindsey Harmer

Episode 139: Capturing Motherhood – Lindsey Harmer

Do you struggle to connect with parents during your birth sessions? In episode 139 of the Bokeh Podcast, Lindsey Harmer explains how becoming a doula helped her not only connect with, but support parents during the birth of their child. Listen as she provides 3 tips...

Episode 138: Business Financials for Creatives – Colleen Bies

Episode 138: Business Financials for Creatives – Colleen Bies

As a creative, your finances are the last thing you typically want to manage, yet they are paramount to the success of your business. In episode 138 of the Bokeh Podcast, Colleen Bies reveals the biggest fear for creatives when it comes to accounting. Listen as she...

Episode 136: Standing Out in the Noise – Misty Christensen

Episode 136: Standing Out in the Noise – Misty Christensen

Do you feel lost in an over-saturated market where every photographer is providing the same service? In episode 136 of the Bokeh Podcast, Misty Christensen describes how important it is to set yourself apart in order to stand out to your ideal clients. Check out her...

Episode 135: Facebook Ads for Photographers – Easton Reynolds

Episode 135: Facebook Ads for Photographers – Easton Reynolds

Are you searching for ways to advertise your business to the right audience? In episode 135 of the Bokeh Podcast, Easton Reynolds of The Art of Six Figures shares how Facebook ads allow you to target audiences that fit your ideal client while creating messages that...

Episode 133: Defining Success & Pricing for It – Kir Tuben

Episode 133: Defining Success & Pricing for It – Kir Tuben

Are you struggling to determine how you should be pricing your services in a way that meets your financial goals? In episode 133 of the Bokeh Podcast, Kir Tuben explains the importance of setting goals that will lead to success, and then pricing yourself in order to...

Episode 122: Building a Website that Converts – Davey Jones

Episode 122: Building a Website that Converts – Davey Jones

Do you struggle with turning website traffic into paying clients? In episode 122 of the Bokeh Podcast, Davey Jones explains the importance in the design of your website and how you could be converting more clients. Listen as he shares the biggest mistakes you may be...

Episode 119: It’s About the Client – Rachael Schirano

Episode 119: It’s About the Client – Rachael Schirano

Are you putting your artistic agenda above your client experience? In episode 119 of the Bokeh Podcast, Rachael Schirano shares how you can put your client first while still maintaining your creativity. Listen as she provides tips for creating a smooth wedding day for...

Episode 118: Making the Switch to Mirrorless – Ashlee Hamon

Episode 118: Making the Switch to Mirrorless – Ashlee Hamon

Are you intrigued by mirrorless cameras, but  hesitant to make the switch in your business? In episode 118 of the Bokeh Podcast, Ashlee Hamon explains why she made the switch to mirrorless and the impact it made on her photos and business. Listen as she shares her...

Episode 116: Sharing Your Gift for Good – Laura Jennings

Episode 116: Sharing Your Gift for Good – Laura Jennings

Are you looking to use your gift of photography in a way that gives back to others? In episode 116, photographer Laura Jennings shares the impact photographers can have on families facing difficult times. Listen as she describes the beauty behind gifting your talents...

Episode 112: How to Handle Negative Feedback – Skylar Coonan

Episode 112: How to Handle Negative Feedback – Skylar Coonan

Does the fear of dealing with negative feedback in your photography business give you anxiety? In episode 112 of the Bokeh Podcast, Skylar Coonan shares her approach to handling negative feedback through open communication and empathy. The Bokeh podcast is brought to...

Episode 110: Defining Your Brand’s Position – Bonnie Bakhtiari

Episode 110: Defining Your Brand’s Position – Bonnie Bakhtiari

Do you want to create a unique brand position that targets your ideal clients? In episode 110 of the Bokeh Podcast, brand designer and strategist, Bonnie Bakhtiari of BisforBonnieDesign.com, shares the importance of how your brand should verbally and visually...

Episode 106: The Significance of Iteration – Jeff Watkins

Episode 106: The Significance of Iteration – Jeff Watkins

Are you looking to improve the processes in your photography business? In episode 105, Jeff Watkins of KolorPHX Photographic Co. shares about the importance of iteration and workflows in business that proactively improve overall client experience. Listen as he...

Episode 103: Photographing Love and Chocolate – Lindsay Abshagen

Episode 103: Photographing Love and Chocolate – Lindsay Abshagen

Are you looking to test out commercial photography in your business? In episode 103 of the Bokeh Podcast, Lindsay Abshagen of Eppich Photography shares how she got started in commercial photography while still managing her wedding and portrait photography business....

Episode 100: Storytelling for Marketing – Megan Kuethen

Episode 100: Storytelling for Marketing – Megan Kuethen

Is your marketing voice truly telling a story to your audience? In episode 100 of the Bokeh Podcast, photographer and storytelling Megan Kuethen shares how she took her background in storytelling and created a unique brand position in her market. Listen as she shares...

Episode 99: How to Raise Your Prices – Katie Bradshaw

Episode 99: How to Raise Your Prices – Katie Bradshaw

Do you feel stuck in your current market, but desperately want to raise your prices? In episode 99 of the Bokeh Podcast, Katie Bradshaw of KB Digital Designs shares how year after year, she raises her prices while growing her business. Listen in for three tips to...

Episode 98: I Started My Business at 16 – Hope Taylor

Episode 98: I Started My Business at 16 – Hope Taylor

Are you nervous to start your own photography business? Maybe the thought of entrepreneurship scares you. In episode 98 of the Bokeh Podcast, Hope Taylor shares how, at 16-years-old, she began building her successful photography business. From personalizing your...

Episode 96: Play-Based Family Portrait Sessions – Jenna Cole

Episode 96: Play-Based Family Portrait Sessions – Jenna Cole

Do your family portrait sessions tend to feel stiff and over-posed? In episode 96 of the Bokeh Podcast, Jenna Anderson of Jenna Cole Photography describes her take on play-based family portrait sessions. Listen in as she shares the steps she takes to not only create a...

Episode 91: 3 Steps to Healthy Hustle – Kylee Ann

Episode 91: 3 Steps to Healthy Hustle – Kylee Ann

Are you struggling to balance your personal life while you hustle in your professional life? In episode 91 of the Bokeh Podcast, Kylee Ann of Kylee Ann Studios provides three steps that will allow you a healthier hustle to create the balance you desire. From adjusting...

Episode 89: Branding, Social Media, and Consistency – Kate Supa

Episode 89: Branding, Social Media, and Consistency – Kate Supa

Do you struggle with creating consistent content for your social media pages that represents your brand? In episode 89, photographer Kate Supa shares behind the scenes of her successful Instagram account. Listen in as she suggests four tips to creating consistency...

Episode 86: The 24 Hour Workweek – Abbey Kyhl

Episode 86: The 24 Hour Workweek – Abbey Kyhl

Does the time investment of being an entrepreneur leave you missing out on making memories with your friends and family? In episode 86, Abbey Kyhl of Seven Summers Creative shares about the moment she realized that in order to have a healthier work-life balance, a...

Episode 85: Freedom: Systems for a Better Life – Tim Hussey

Episode 85: Freedom: Systems for a Better Life – Tim Hussey

Does being a photography business owner seem chaotic and unorganized at times? In episode 85, Tim Hussey, owner and lead developer of Pixifi, shares how a lack of organization in his photography business led to the development of a business management software. Listen...

Episode 84: Batman Lenses, Cruise Ships, and Burnout – Carly Jurach

Episode 84: Batman Lenses, Cruise Ships, and Burnout – Carly Jurach

Has your passion for photography and building a successful business led to burnout? You’re not alone! In episode 84 of the Bokeh Podcast, Carly Jurach of Someplace Images shares how loving her role as a studio manager and photographer on a popular cruise ship led her...

Episode 77: The Importance of Being Intentional – Shaun Austin

Episode 77: The Importance of Being Intentional – Shaun Austin

Are you craving deeper, more fulfilling relationships – not only with your friends and family, but with your clients as well? In episode 77, Shaun Austin, CEO of Kiss Books, shares how he has created more meaningful relationships at home and at work by being...

Episode 76: How To Sell More Prints – James Kelly

Episode 76: How To Sell More Prints – James Kelly

Do you ever wonder how you can drive print sales in your photography business? In episode 76 of the Bokeh Podcast, photographer James Kelly of Scotland shares how he has built a business that focuses on providing his clients with a physical product. Listen as he...

Episode 74: Entrepreneurship and Self-care – Sara O’Hara

Episode 74: Entrepreneurship and Self-care – Sara O’Hara

Does your business get so overwhelming that you have little to no time for self-care? In episode 74 of the Bokeh Podcast, Sara O’Hara of Sara Jeanne Photography opens up about a time in her life when she realized, not only the importance of self-care, but the...

Episode 73: Time Management for the Photographer – Erika Grace

Episode 73: Time Management for the Photographer – Erika Grace

Do you ever feel short on time? As if you’re unable to manage your schedule well enough to effectively run your photography business? In episode 73 of the Bokeh Podcast, photographer Erika Grace shares the techniques and workflows she uses to manage her weekly...

Episode 71: Why We Do What We Do – Jessica Kaucz

Episode 71: Why We Do What We Do – Jessica Kaucz

Do you ever forget the “why” behind your business? What is it that motivates and drives you to continue building your photography business? In episode 71 of the Bokeh Podcast, Jessica Kaucz of See Me Roar dives into the passion and motivation behind her...

Episode 69: B2B Relationships for Photographers – Emily Edgar

Episode 69: B2B Relationships for Photographers – Emily Edgar

Does the thought of networking terrify you? Whether introvert or not, it can be a scary thought to make connections in large groups or B2B events. In episode 69 of the Bokeh Podcast, Emily Edgar of Emily Nicole Photography shares how she decided to start networking...

Episode 66: Associate Photographers: The Workflow – Jennie Tewell

Episode 66: Associate Photographers: The Workflow – Jennie Tewell

Ever wish there were two or three of you to get your work done? If only there were someone to build us a cloning machine! Or have you considered hiring associate photographers? In episode 66 of the Bokeh Podcast, photographer Jennie Tewell shares the benefits of...

Episode 64: Stop Acting Like an Artist! – Peter Clayman

Episode 64: Stop Acting Like an Artist! – Peter Clayman

Struggling to find a balance in art and business as a photographer? It’s so easy to get lost in one or the other and lose sight of the big picture. In episode 64 of the Bokeh Podcast, Peter Clayman of NH Images shares steps you can take to pursue the art of...

Episode 63: The Significance of Collaboration – Tomas Flint

Episode 63: The Significance of Collaboration – Tomas Flint

Looking for inspiration in your business? As entrepreneurs, we go through phases that require us to search for something more for our businesses. Whether we search in art or elsewhere, we can find inspiration in areas outside of our primary passion. In episode 63,...

Episode 61: How to Build a Team of Photographers – Katie Snyder

Episode 61: How to Build a Team of Photographers – Katie Snyder

Are you overwhelmed with the number of bookings for your wedding and portrait business? What if you could share the workload with associate photographers? In episode 61 of the Bokeh Podcast, Katie Snyder shares how she went from burnout to managing a team of...

Episode #60: Why Failing Is So Important – Torrey Fox

Episode #60: Why Failing Is So Important – Torrey Fox

Afraid to jump because you’re afraid of failing? While some failure is inevitable, not every failure will hurt you. In many cases, it can improve your business and yourself in more ways than one. In episode 60 of the Bokeh Podcast, Torrey Fox shares her...

Episode #59: The Ultimate Portrait Workflow – Erin Costa

Episode #59: The Ultimate Portrait Workflow – Erin Costa

Developing a portrait workflow can seem daunting when there is so much to do, but that reinforces the purpose of the steps and processes needed to be successful. From scheduling to the session,  processing, proofing, and selling, having a workflow can expedite the...

Episode #55: How to Get Your Groove Back – Erin Schmidt

Episode #55: How to Get Your Groove Back – Erin Schmidt

Fall into a slump mid-wedding season? Loose your groove during your busiest time of year? In episode 55 of the Bokeh Podcast, Erin Schmidt shares the steps she takes to get her groove back. From channeling your creativity to planning time for yourself during those...

Bokeh Podcast #41: 3 Easy Steps to Better Sales – Tina Doshi

Bokeh Podcast #41: 3 Easy Steps to Better Sales – Tina Doshi

Am I being too pushy? Am I charging too much? Am I charging too little? Does the client even want this product? How can I make more sales? Do you find it easy to get stuck in your head when trying to sell your photography? In today’s Bokeh podcast episode, Tina...

Bokeh Podcast #40: It’s About Relationships – Laura Neff

Bokeh Podcast #40: It’s About Relationships – Laura Neff

“That’s the thing, friend – It’s not just about you anymore. Getting organized, creating a system, and taking back your time is about every single person and every single relationship in your life. I’m here to tell you that you don’t have to quit a 9-5 to work...

Bokeh Podcast #36: JPEG vs. RAW: The Debate Continues – Gavin Wade

Bokeh Podcast #36: JPEG vs. RAW: The Debate Continues – Gavin Wade

From his personal relationships to the way he starts and runs his businesses, Gavin Wade is an all-in kind of guy. Listen in to today’s Bokeh’s podcast as Gavin shares how this hyper-focus not only led to an amazing relationship and partnership with his wife, Erin,...

Bokeh Podcast Episode  #18: In Pursuit of Simple – Shaun Austin

Bokeh Podcast Episode #18: In Pursuit of Simple – Shaun Austin

As a business owner, keeping it simple is not just a point of view, but a way of life! Taking on more than necessary can keep you from reaching the goals that will leave you most satisfied, and leave your burnt out in business and life. In this episode of the Bokeh...