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. Listen as she shares her product shoot workflows, along with three tips to get started in commercial shoots.

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Lindsay’s Aha Moment: After struggling and what Lindsay describes as climbing a mountain, her aha moment came when we realized she made it. She made photography work as a business.

“Don’t strive for the perfect balance.”

Time Tool: Use your calendars and lists to stay organized.

Brand Position: Rather than building a brand based on style or material things, Lindsay builds her brand based on relationships.

The Gear Bag: Canon 5D mk IV, Canon 70-200mm, Canon 50mm f/1.2

Tips for those interested in commercial photography:
1. Just try it out so you can practice and learn.
2. Realize that much of the commercial world is self taught.
3. Start talking to people locally.

Links:
Website: eppichphotography.com/
Instagram: @eppichphotography
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