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Episode 420: My Approach to Engagement Sessions – Courtney Bowlden

It’s important to make your couples feel comfortable during their engagements session, but could you be doing more to better serve them?

In episode 420 of the Bokeh Podcast, Courtney Bowlden joins us to discuss the importance of communication, connection, and preparation with your clients as you approach their session. Listen is as she shares her process before, during, and after sessions that leaves her clients excited for their images!

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Show Notes

Making people feel comfortable in front of the camera. (1:57)

Customer Experience: I’m there for clients before, during, and after. (3:42)

Technique for Time: Block out vacation time. (10:57)

Delegation: Writing for emails, newsletters, and blogging.

Book Recommendations: (22:3)
You are a Badass by Jen Sincero – bit.ly/bp-badass
You are a Badass at Making Money by Jen Sincero – bit.ly/bp-bamoney

Building Connections and Relationships (31:33)

Outfit Recommendations (33:04)

Shooting Sessions (37:11)

Sunseeker App

The Gear Bag: (40:40)
Canon 5d Mark IV
35 mm
50 mm
85 mm
24-70 mm
70-200 mm

Posing in Engagement Sessions (49:52)

Delivery Process (55:39)