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Every two weeks, I dive into all things in the business of photography, including client experience, financial stability, and finding harmony with life outside your business.

In addition to my solo episodes, you’ll find conversations, not interviews, with some of the most interesting industry photographers and thinkers compiled and released by topic. Think of it as a mini-course, a deep dive into a subject from various perspectives. The result is one of the most unique photography podcasts you’ll find!

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Is there a secret to booking more weddings? Today’s episode is a replay from the early days of the podcast, when I shared my insights into simplifying your booking process. I’m detailing how you can streamline your booking process so that more dream couples hire you today.  The Focused Photographers Podcast was created based on the idea that the most incredible tool for learning is a deep dive into any given topic from multiple perspectives.

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Before you can plan your new year, how should you close out last year? In this episode, before I share how I’m scheduling for my new year, I’m going over how I’m closing out my last year. I cover the simple system I’ve built upon for closing out my year. All you have to remember is GDP. No, it’s not Gross Domestic Product, it’s Gratitude, DeClutter, Plan. The Focused Photographers Podcast was created based on

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Is there one key to success as a wedding photographer? In today’s episode, I’m sharing what I believe is the source of my longevity and success over fourteen years in business. This episode is the final installment of the missing ingredient series, where I’m sharing the hidden steps necessary for running a successful photography business.  The Focused Photographers Podcast was created based on the idea that the most incredible tool for learning is a deep

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What does the journey into freelancing really look like? Today’s guest is Ryan Lynn, who is sharing his story of leaving his graphic design job for life as a freelance illustrator. Notably, Ryan has now worked multiple seasons in a dream role for the Philadelphia Eagles. We’re diving into the experiences of a creative entrepreneur, dealing with imposter syndrome, putting yourself out there, and much more.  The Focused Photographers Podcast was created based on the

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How can you get started with introducing new revenue streams into your business? This episode is another installment of the Missing Ingredient series, where I’m sharing the hidden steps necessary for running a successful photography business. Today’s guest, Rob Hall, is sharing his experiences and advice on diversifying your business and creating more financial freedom within it.  The Focused Photographers Podcast was created based on the idea that the most incredible tool for learning is

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How can you get around the limiting beliefs that are holding you back from financial success?  This episode is another installment of the missing ingredient series, where I’m sharing the hidden steps necessary for running a successful photography business. My guest, Karinda Kinsler, is joining me to discuss money mindset and the neuroscience behind our financial behaviors. We’re discussing the actions needed to break free from our old beliefs and to start forming new habits

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How can you begin to create systems and workflows in your business that reduce overwhelm? This episode is another installment of the missing ingredient series, where I’m sharing the hidden steps necessary for running a successful photography business. My guest today is Melissa Rich, owner of Virtually Done Systems. Melissa is sharing some incredible insight into the bare minimum building blocks for a workflow, how to find the right CRM for your business, and two

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In our incredibly visual-oriented world, how do you cut through the noise? This episode is another installment of the Missing Ingredient series, where I’m sharing the hidden steps necessary for running a successful photography business. Today’s guest is Emily Hammel-Shaver, brand voice copywriter and owner of Lumos Communications. Emily is diving into her thoughts on defining your brand voice, speaking to your client’s needs, and why written word may be the key to reaching your

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Why take action to make your business more inclusive? This episode is another installment of the missing ingredient series, where I’m sharing the hidden steps necessary for running a successful photography business. Today’s guest is Hank Paul, a non-binary photographer and LGBTQ+ business strategist. Hank and I are diving into critical conversations around performative vs. authentic allyship, pronouns, and why inclusivity is more than just a rainbow flag icon.  The Focused Photographers Podcast was created

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