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Welcome to The Bokeh Podcast, where we help photographers build sustainable businesses! Host Nathan Holritz and his guests will help you build your brand, focus your marketing efforts, refine your workflows, and dial in your photographic technique - all with efficiency in mind. In the end, we not only want you to succeed as a photography business owner, but to still have a life through it all. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Welcome to The Bokeh Podcast, where we help photographers build sustainable businesses! Host Nathan Holritz and his guests will help you build your brand, focus your marketing efforts, refine your workflows, and dial in your photographic technique - all with efficiency in mind. In the end, we not only want you to succeed as a photography business owner, but to still have a life through it all. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Location:

United States

Description:

Welcome to The Bokeh Podcast, where we help photographers build sustainable businesses! Host Nathan Holritz and his guests will help you build your brand, focus your marketing efforts, refine your workflows, and dial in your photographic technique - all with efficiency in mind. In the end, we not only want you to succeed as a photography business owner, but to still have a life through it all. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Language:

English

Contact:

423-451-6283


Episodes

#412: How Prioritizing Family Makes You a Better Photographer - Benjamin Clifford

8/13/2020
Does finding a work/life balance as a photographer intimidate you? We often believe that putting too much focus on one will cause the other to suffer. In episode 412 of the Bokeh Podcast, Benjamin Clifford shares how he decided to start prioritizing his family over his business and how that shift made him a better photographer. Listen in as he shares how you can avoid sacrificing your business by creating routines, encouraging communication, and prioritizing to your family. The Bokeh...

Duration:00:58:16

#411: Setting the Scene for a Great Client Experience - Alyssa Keys

8/11/2020
Are you doing everything you can to create a comfortable environment for you clients to have a great experience with their photo shoot? In episode 411 of the Bokeh Podcast, Alyssa Keys joins us to share how she prioritizes a great experience for her clients by focusing on how they feel before, during, and after her sessions. Listen in as she provides helpful techniques to encourage a wonderful client experience. The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for...

Duration:00:57:15

#410: Capturing the In-Between - Jide Alakija

8/6/2020
Have you exhausted the traditional, posed wedding day portraits over and over again? Consider shooting for the in-between moments to pull something special out of your clients' special day. In episode 410 of the Bokeh Podcast, Jide Alakija joins us to discuss why capturing the in-between moments at weddings is important to him. Listen in as he shares how you should approach this photography style, while also balancing your time to still capture the traditional photographs. The Bokeh...

Duration:00:44:45

#409: How to Serve Your Clients...Profitably - Brittany Elise

8/4/2020
Are you serving your clients well? High-end experiences can provide more opportunity to earn more profit in your business. In episode 409 of the Bokeh Podcast, Brittany Elise shares how she creates a custom experience for her clients through providing wardrobe styling, hair and makeup, and products. If you're ready to take your service to the next level and charge more for the experience, this episode is for you! The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing...

Duration:00:46:17

408: How to Book Weddings Quickly in Your First Year - Madison Banks

7/30/2020
Are you ready to have a booked wedding schedule for your new photography business? In episode 408 of the Bokeh Podcast, Madison Banks joins us to share how she managed to book a full schedule in her first year of business. Listen in as she shares how connecting with potential clients and creating an amazing experience before they book converts more clients. The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Professional Photographer and Miilu: The Simplest...

Duration:00:58:49

#407: How Teaching Made Me a Better Photographer - Alex Ingram

7/28/2020
Are you a long-time photographer looking to share your passion, experience, and knowledge with aspiring photographers? In episode 407 of the Bokeh Podcast, Alex Ingram joins us to share how teaching encouraged him to break down the elements of photography into easily retainable terms and concepts, which helped sharpen his tool kit. Listen in as he highlights the importance of communication and presentation as an educator. The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom...

Duration:01:01:49

#406: Brand Position Consultation - Erin Kaminski

7/23/2020
Have you refined your brand position? In this special series called Brand Position Consultations, we explore developing unique brand positions with professional photographers. In episode 406 of the Bokeh Podcast, Erin Kaminski joins us to discuss potential brand positions that highlight her desire to help couples easily plan for their wedding photography needs. The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Professional Photographer and Miilu: The...

Duration:00:55:30

#405: From Amateur to Professional: Important Considerations - Magi Fisher

7/21/2020
Are you ready to turn your hobby into a professional and legal business? In episode 405 of the Bokeh Podcast, Magi Fisher of Magdalena Studios and The Artists' Lawyer joins us to discuss important considerations for when you decide to go from amateur to professional. Listen in as she highlights the importance of outsourcing, legally protecting yourself, and maintaining balance. The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Professional Photographer and...

Duration:00:57:42

#404: What It Means to be Vulnerable - Toni Black

7/16/2020
Are you communicating and connecting with your clients in a way that opens them up to being vulnerable during your sessions? In episode 404 of the Bokeh Podcast, Toni Black of Toni Black Magic joins us to discuss how your vulnerability can directly impact your clients instincts when it comes to vulnerability. Listen in as she shares how your communication directly impacts your client's trust in you, therefore effecting their willingness to connect. The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by...

Duration:01:02:22

#403: Finding Balance as a Mom & Photographer - Rebecca Nash Emerson

7/14/2020
Entrepreneurship is hard, but add parenting into the mix, and it sometimes feels impossible to find a balance. In episode 403 of the Bokeh Podcast, Rebecca Nash joins us to discuss the steps she took to finding balance as a mom and photographer. Listen in as she shares the tools she uses for scheduling and ways to communicate and collaborate with your family on creating balance. The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Professional Photographer and...

Duration:00:38:59

#402: A Journey to Sony Artisanship - Kesha Lambert

7/9/2020
Have you dreamed of being a brand ambassador for a big name photography company? Our friend, Kesha Lambert, was just honored with the title of Sony Artisan and we're so proud of her! In episode 402 of the Bokeh Podcast, Kesha joins us to discuss what her journey to becoming a Sony Artisan looked like and the important principles she focused on while pursuing this opportunity. Listen in as she describes significance of this opportunity not only for her career, but also in regards to the...

Duration:00:27:07

#401: Brand Position Consultation - Julie Gile

7/7/2020
Have you refined your brand position? We recently introduced a special series called Brand Position Consultations, where we explore developing unique brand positions with professional photographers. In episode 401 of the Bokeh Podcast, Julie Gile, a Green Bay brand photographer, joins us to discuss potential brand positions that highlight how she uses photography to help businesses tell their story and strategically convert new clients. The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s...

Duration:00:48:26

#400: Let's Address Racism - Saori & Devante Terrell

7/2/2020
Conversations around racism can be feel uncomfortable, because we're not used to having them. Let's talk about it. In episode 400 of the Bokeh Podcast, Saori & Devante Terrell of Spirit of Revelry join us to have an open conversation about how we can dismantle racism in the photography industry. In this conversation they open up about their experience and share ways to promote inclusivity in your business through styled shoots, client outreach, and adjusting your editing style. The Bokeh...

Duration:00:56:40

#399: Book More Clients With Video on Your Phone - Lee Bradshaw

6/30/2020
Did you know you don't have to use professional gear to incorporate video into your business' marketing efforts? In episode 399 of the Bokeh Podcast, Lee Bradshaw of Simple Video School shares how you can start creating quality video content from your phone right now! Listen in as he describes 5 ways to grow your business using video, what to avoid when recording, and the type of content to create! The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the...

Duration:01:11:58

#398: How to Move Toward Racial Equity in the Photo Industry - Chip Dizard

6/25/2020
Over the last few weeks, we've seen many in our industry speaking out against racial injustice and committing to do better. So what can you do next? In episode 398 of the Bokeh Podcast, our friend Chip Dizard joins us to discuss how we can ensure that this movement toward racial equity isn't just a short-term trend, but has a lasting impact on the photography industry and our society as a whole. Listen in as he shares resources, having a gracious heart, and supporting photographers of...

Duration:00:52:19

#397: You Aren't Your Personality - Dr. Benjamin Hardy

6/23/2020
Are personality types or enneagram numbers limiting your growth by constricting you into a box or a specific category? In episode 397 of the Bokeh Podcast, Dr. Benjamin Hardy joins us to discuss a concept I've harped on for a while now—personality doesn't define you. With Dr. Hardy's education background, experience, research, and now published book, he's joining us to contend the limiting belief that you are what your personality defines you as. The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by...

Duration:01:03:19

#396: My 3 Biggest Lessons as an Entrepreneur - Zaakirah Muhammad

6/18/2020
Do you wish you could jump ahead as an entrepreneur to gain experience and learn the important lessons on how to run your business? In episode 396 of the Bokeh Podcast, Zaakirah Muhammad joins us to share the three biggest lessons she's learned in the last 10 years as a professional photographer, and how those lessons have impacted her overall brand and services. The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Professional Photographer and Miilu: The...

Duration:00:40:04

#395: Encouraging Inclusion in the Photography Industry (Part 2) - George Mitchell

6/16/2020
In light of the death of George Floyd and the events surrounding this tragedy, we felt it was important to continue our recent conversation with George Mitchell about inclusion in the photography industry. In episode 395 of the Bokeh Podcast, Nathan and George discuss the significance of appropriate language when discussing race-related issues, the importance of not just talking about but doing something to encourage change in our culture, and specific steps that photographers can take to...

Duration:00:39:59

#394: How Shooting Film Can Improve Profitability - Kiamarie Stone

6/11/2020
Do you have a love for shooting on film, but need to find a way to incorporate it into your services while maintaining profitability? In episode 394 of the Bokeh Podcast, Kiamarie Stone joins us to share how she's increased her revenue by adding film to her packages. Listen in as she highlights how you can incorporate film into your business, while educating your clients on what it means to hire a hybrid photographer on their wedding day. The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by...

Duration:00:53:22

#393: How Personal Projects Can Help You Build Your Business - Emma O'Brien

6/1/2020
Are you so focused on running a successful business that you aren't creating any personal projects that fuel your passion? In episode 393 of the Bokeh Podcast, Emma O'Brien joins us to share how personal projects can also benefit and build your business. Listen in as she describes how her passions have grown her business, along with where to start with planning your next personal project. The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and...

Duration:00:47:00