Category: Intentional Documentary™ Podcast

Branding for Documentary Family Photographers

#027 – Start Your Memorable Story Collection

We’ve had A LOT of business-y episodes lately and in upcoming episodes I’m going to get back to the Intentional Documentary side for awhile. This one is a mix of the two, where real life meets business.  Even if you’re not in biz / never plan to start a business, but Intentional Documentary speaks to […]

Documentary Family Photography Davina Fear

#026 – Serving First + the Practice in Being Fully Expressed with Davina Fear

I had a wonderful conversation with Davina Fear in this one! She’s a documentary family photographer who sometimes travels for clients, she’s located here in South Carolina with me, has been in business for over 15 years, and also mentors photographers. She’s got a lot of wisdom for us! In this ep, we covered: What […]

Podcast for Photographers

#025 – Shooting + Sharing Your Truth with Angela Yarbrough

I came across Angela Yarbrough over on Instagram, because of a photograph with a four-wheeler in it. I’ve got a soft place in my heart for all things motorsports. I grew up in northern Michigan, so I was always on a quad or snowmobile. So, this picture stood out to me and I went to […]

documentary family photography artist

#024 – Taking Ownership of Your Path with Kirsten Lewis

Remember one of my IDP taglines is this: there’s no ONE right way to use photography. THAT’S what we’re highlighting today with Kirsten Lewis. Here’s some context: We look to influencers / role models / whatever, and we look for their secrets + steps to success. We see something they’re doing that we admire / want for […]

Family Films with Allison Redmon

#023 – Filming Life, Music, and Teaching Workshops with Allison Redmon

Allison Redmon sent me an email about how successful her beginner level photography workshops have been after using Profitable Photography Workshops. She booked herself solid using these fun, easy workshops in a small town in Saudi Arabia! Pretty cool, right? I learned real quick that Allison is also wicked talented in doing family films. You’d […]

#022 – 7 Phases to Consider for Your Next Workshop (or Product / Service)

In this episode, you’ll learn 7 key phases of a beginner level photography workshop to prep for, so that YOU can rock your first (or next) class. Everyone plans for the workshop, but there’s SO MUCH MORE around that to take into consideration to leverage workshops into the big picture of your business. Let’s get the […]

How to Launch a Service Online - Online Marketing

#021 – All About Launching with Business Strategist Kyla Roma

In the past 3 years of working with lifestyle + documentary family photographers, I’ve witnessed so much marketing strategy that’s the kitchen sink of marketing tasks: CONSTANT OUTPUT. Ever feel like you’re running a factory over there? When you’re balancing all the other things you’re doing in your business, these marketing “tasks” feel draining and […]

Beach Documentary Family Photography - Sisters

#020 – Staying Fueled Through Personal Projects with Stacey Ilyse

Did you know that I almost had a co-host? I did! I listened to my first few episodes in April 2017 and thought, ‘Man, I am BORING. I think I’d drown myself out.’ So, I wanted a co-host to breathe some life into my serious, all-business side and immediately Stacey Ilyse came to mind. Our […]

Using Photographs in Healing After Loss / Grief

#019 – A Story on Photographs + Healing After Sudden Loss with Brittni Schroeder

It was after 11 p.m., when I should’ve been sleeping, but instead I laid there, mindlessly scrolling Instagram as I was jolted into full focus on a stranger’s feed. I was so captivated and moved by her shares, that I got back up and wrote out about 20 questions for Brittni BEFORE even inviting her to […]

Online Criticism as Creative Entrepreneur / Photographer

#018 – Keep the Kind Words

I thought it would be fun to do a short + sweet episode on one little wisdom nugget that’s recently been helpful to me – that you’re gonna love – and go through some old “war stories” of mine. A few weeks ago, I had someone call my stuff “fluff.” My work. This is my […]

Pricing for Documentary Family Photographers

#017 – Pricing Documentary Family Photography with Ashleigh Raddatz

PRICING. Need I say more? This is the biggest pain point I see in our community. There’s so many questions from “how do I choose my model and price points?” to the mindset blocks, like, “I wouldn’t pay for this!” Ashleigh Raddatz, Co-Founder of Documentary Family Photography Worldwide, and I crossed paths earlier this year. She […]

Print Your Phone photos with Chatbooks

#016 – Do Something GREAT with Your Phone Photos

We’re talking all about getting your phone photos OFF of your phone! I’ll share how I keep my phone Photos app (iPhone girl over here) at ZERO, which feels pretty magical in a day where we’re documenting e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g all the time. If you’re anything like me, you despise getting that notification: “Your storage is almost […]

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