Episode 446: How to Set Up a Styled Shoot – Rachel Howard

Are you looking to build your portfolio with dream images, while simultaneously building a community of photographers and vendors?

In episode 446 of the Bokeh Podcast, Rachel Howard joins us for a conversation around setting up her recent styled shoot and retreat! Listen in as she shares her approach to the styled shoot, along with what she learned in hosting and leading other photographers.

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Show Notes 

Brand Position: Photographing the raw beauty of life in North Alabama and beyond. (3:05)

Client Experience: Consistency and personable. (5:40)

Technique for Time: Creating routines and time blocking. (7:43)

Delegation/Outsourcing: Editing, bookkeeping, and album design. (11:28)

Book Recommendations: (19:54)
Will Power Doesn’t Work by Benjamin Hardy
Sick of Me by Whitney Capps
Personality Isn’t Permanent by Benjamin Hardy
Benjamin Hardy – Episode 397


Rachel’s First Styled Shoot (23:00)

Styled Shoot During COVID (23:19)

The Attendees’ Expectations (31:57)

Creating Structure (35:18)

Three Questions to Ask Before You Plan a Styled Shoot (46:19)
1. Are you structured?
2. Are you a leader?
3. Can you be real & strip away the pride?

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