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In this Photoprofit podcast, I talk to Zach Prez from photographyspark.com. Zach is an expert in search engine optimization for photographers and today, we discuss the top 3 mistakes most photographers are making on their websites. Listen now to find out if you’re making any – or all – of these mistakes!
Spoiler alert! Do you have a headshot on your website? Zach explains why this is so important and on which pages you should include it.
We also discuss another big mistake that I have noticed recently that could be hurting your business.
We talk about the importance of having a blog type website and…
Zach gives a “gold nugget” on how to create great SEO for your website and how you can improve your Google rankings.
This podcast is a MUST for all photographers who have a website.
If you’re making any of these three mistakes, were you aware they could be affecting your business?read more
Using a single camera & lens to tell an artistic story of our weekend getaway. During our recent long weekend away to Camp Cobark, I set a goal of documenting the entire weekend using a single camera and one lens for all of my shots. Remember Bringing...read more
In this podcast I interview Sarah Petty from Springfield IL, and we talk about how to make your photography marketing work for you.
Sarah is a super-smart marketer and has been running her photography studio for 18 years now. She has written a very good book on marketing and branding for photographers and she teaches photographers how to attract clients, and how to get paid what you are worth.
Sarah talks about the biggest marketing mistake you can make in your business, how to avoid it. What makes you different from the other photographers, how to blow away the competition, how to build your database of people you have relationships with. Plus, Sarah shares a very good tip on how to get past customers back into your studio for another shoot.
I just love the strategy she mentions where you partner up with other businesses in your area and then do an educational workshop for your target customers. That is very smart.
Make sure you grab Sarah’s “21 Ways to Find the right clients” eBook, I’m sure it will help you in your business.read more
Tips For Photographing Water in Cloudy Conditions Hey guys! Brent here with part 3 of my 7 part Quick Tip series: Photographing Water and Streams. Today, I am photographing a stream in the Promised Land near Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia. I call this area the...read more
In this podcast I interview Andrew Hellmich who runs a successful portrait and wedding photography business on the central coast of NSW in Australia and he also has his own podcast called Photobiz exposed where he talks to other photography business owners, just like this podcast.
Andrew discovered this Facebook advertising strategy on one of his podcasts and we talk about how he is using it to get more weddings and portrait photography clients.
Andrew shares his secrets of how to put together an effective advert, how to target the right people and then how to convert them into paying clients.
This is a brilliant way to boost your photography business and I think all portrait and wedding photographers should be using this method to get more clients.read more
How to Get Crisp Images While Shooting From a Suspension Bridge Hey guys! Brent here with part two of my seven part Quick Tip series: Photographing Waterfalls and Streams. If you missed it, here is Part 1: Reducing Glare on Water Today, I’m in Dorrigo National...read more
Today my special guest is Bryan Caporicci from “The Sprouting Photographer Podcast”. We will talk about “The Lie of Busy” and how to get your life back into balance when running your photography business.
Are you too busy to enjoy the important things in life?
When we start our photography businesses, we try so hard to get things going that once they do start moving along really well, we tend to get too busy in our businesses and forget to focus on what really matters.
Bryan will talk about why this happens and how some photographers hit an overwhelm state and quit their businesses to get a job.
I fell into this busy trap too, and in this podcast I will share what worked for me and how I changed things around to work half the hours and make the same profit.
Lastly, Bryan will share his 3 steps on how to take control of your photography business and stop living this “busy lie”.read more
In today’s episode, my special guest is Scott Wyden Kivowitz and we are going to talk about 5 things every photographer should do to their website.
Scott will share all of the tools and resources to have a really good website.read more
PP 38 – Getting tons of traffic by guest writing for the big photography websites with James Brandon
Today’s episode I interviewed James Brandon. He made a full time living out of teaching photography either thru his workshops or thru his online courses. He specializes in travel and landscapes photography. He comes from a background of running a photography business. He used to shoots weddings and portraits and commercial photography.
In this episode, we looked at how to get tons of traffic by guest writing for the big photography websites. James also reveals his 8 step formula for what works for him in the past and how you can do it to get tons of traffic to your website.read more
In this PhotoProfit podcast I interview Charlie Borland from Oregon. He has been shooting professionally for over 30 years and has his images published in National Geographic, Time Magazine, Outdoor Photographer, Newsweek, NY Times and dozens of other publications.
Today we talk about how to make money as an outdoor and nature photographer. Charlie shares with us his strategy for how to plan and then accumulate the images your clients will pay good money for. We run through a case-study of how to get started shooting a kayaker: How to approach them, what to offer them in compensation. We talk about model releases and then how to take those images and get them in front of the right people.
He has a very smart tip that no one is doing any more – and I’m sure it will get the attention of the right people, the ones who will pay you for your images. If you have ever wanted to make a living from your outdoor and nature images, then this is the show to listen to. Charlie also has a very good course on how to do all of this, so check it out in the show notes.read more
How to correct exposure and white balance in an image with both bright highlights and heavy shade If you’re a regular to my blog, this image may look familiar. In this previous post, I showed you guys my process for choosing an artistically inspired shutter speed to...read more
Today’s episode, my special guest is Martin Bailey. He runs a successful photography business based in Japan and he leads a worldwide photography tours and workshops. He has written many photography eBooks and has a weekly photo-podcast that’s been running for 11 years!
In this podcast, we will discuss why it’s important to “do what you love” and how you can take one business idea and make that feed into a number of other income generating side-businesses which all feed each other.
We also talk about his “tipping point”, how to get more quality followers, and why brain tumors suck!
Martin gives us some great action steps on how to get going building a self-perpetuating photography business machine!read more
The Why and How of Using a Polarising Filter to Photograph Water Hey guys! Brent here with a brand new seven part Quick Tip series: Photographing Water and Streams. Water is one of the more rewarding landscapes to shoot…AND it presents its fair share of challenges to...read more
Out of this world images from Von Wong! Share - Violin Von Wong Inspire - Underwater shipwreck model in Bali Create - How to create the underwater image & which lights do you really need? Website: HERE>>> Johny's Twitter Brent's Twitter Enjoy the Show...read more
Today I am speaking with Gayle Loewen from Canada. She shares her story about her experience as a PhotoProfit student and how she overcame fear, gained confidence, and how doing so helped boost her photography business. She discusses how being open to opportunities can help you get to that next level and give you “permission for your passion to soar.”
Gayle is an amazing person who has so much to share about her success as well as life itself. She shares her story with me of how she stepped out of that proverbial comfort zone and how this impacted her business.
Lastly, we discuss why it’s good to slow down, treasure life, and give yourself “permission for your passion to soar”.read more
Hang around creative people to fire up your photography! Share - Surround yourself with other creative people, and magic will happen! Inspire - Fijian fire dancer! Create - Want to start making $5000 in your photography? Website: HERE>>> Enjoy the Show &...read more
My special guest for today is Sarah Streets. She is a photographer from Brisbane, Australia. Today we are going to talk about how to get started in your portrait and wedding photography business. She’s been in business on her own for 18 months. She’s gone from being an employee to a business owner. She went from an average of $250 per shoot all the way up to a $1,000 – $1,500 per shoot.read more
Taking an Image from Dull to WOW Using Just the Basic Panel and Graduated Filters in Lightroom During our recent getaway to Camp Cobark, I had the opportunity to take photos near Barrington Tops National Park at dawn. I used the mirrorless FUJIFILM X-T1 and the XF56mm...read more
In today’s episode, I have a special guest that I am honored to have interviewed: David duChemin from Craft & Vision. He is an amazing and inspirational photographer and entrepeneur who travels the world, using his business success as a vehicle to give back to the world via humanitarian work.
Have a listen now as David shares the story of how he created his publishing empire, Craft & Vision, which has grown to over 20 authors and more than 100 eBooks. He also shares ideas on finding the unique value only you have to offer, and how to live an inspired life.read more