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Episode 539: 3 Elements of Strong Elopement Photography – Sean Oblizalo

Have you considered venturing into the adventurous world of elopement photography?  Do you enjoy capturing the beauty of landscapes and wish you could be outdoors for your work more than you are?

Sean Oblizalo found that he could combine his love of landscape photography with elopement photography by simply adding his clients into the already gorgeous scenery he was photographing! Listen in to episode 539 of The Bokeh Podcast to hear how he transitioned into elopement photography, and the 3 main elements that are needed to run a strong elopement photography business.

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Brand Position (3:00)

Creating a great customer experience (8:43)

Technique for time management (13:35)

Outsourcing/Delegation (17:14)

Book Recommendation (21:34)
How to Do the Work by Dr. Nicole LePera

What led to Sean’s transition from landscape to elopement photography? (27:30)

The 3 factors that set Sean apart from other Colorado elopement photographers (34:53)
1. Personalized Experience
2. Excellent Communication
3. All-Inclusive Experience

How does Sean personalize the experience with his elopement clients? (36:30)
1. Listen to hear the client’s needs
2. Fill their needs
3. Don’t think about couples as content creation

How did Sean make the decision to go into the “all-inclusive” elopement offering? (47:17)

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Bokeh Podcast Episode 287 with Rachel Greiman:
https://www.photographersedit.com/bokeh-podcast/episodes/less-website-copy/
https://www.greenchairstories.com/