This Conversation with Jed Taufer
Summary: Join Jed Taufer as he hosts conversations with your favorite photographers and creatives covering topics of all shapes and sizes.
So much has changed in the last 20-30 years and Mike Ridinger has weathered the storms. Hear about his highs and lows and what he’s learned along the way.
Tanja Melone has a why and it’s beautiful. Do you know yours?
Karen Marie owns Belly Beautiful, a successful professional photography studio in California. Focusing primarily on maternity and newborn sessions, she works hard to make sure her clients get the best experience possible. Here, she runs through her process from start to finish.
Makayla Jade & Dave Harris are a young, married couple working together to make it all happen. Listen to a bit of their story and find out about their struggles, what they’ve learned over the past few years, and where they’re headed.
Brian and Dena DeMint are truly one of a kind. They forge their own path and do things their own way. If you’re looking for inspiration, empowerment, or maybe just a few good laughs, look no further.
A good process is essential. It doesn’t need to be complex but it needs to be something that works and that you can actually implement. Jacquelynn Buck has spent years refining her process to be one that promotes profitability. Listen and learn. Then create your process and profit.
Jason Groupp’s life has taken some interesting turns. From successful photographer to working behind the scenes of WPPI to his current venture as President of Song Freedom/Fyrefly, he’s seen a LOT during his time in our “industry”.
Increase your productivity, creativity and resiliency while providing a client experience that makes them love you more and spend more, too! Take the risk out of your clients’ hands, and put it into your own. Make the art of photography second nature to your clients, allowing them to be themselves and relax in front of you. If you're feeling stuck in your business, your photography or your life, then this class is for you! Find your value and worth and apply it to every aspect of your business. Learn to put your personality into your branding, client experience, look and feel (editing) of your photography and your studio. Most of all, learn to have confidence in every aspect of working with your clients.
Phillip and Eileen Blume have built a successful business in what many would consider a "bad" or certainly "challenging" market. Find out what they've done to make it happen.
Christine Tremoulet loves the power of “story” and thinks your clients do, too. She is all about blogging has some great reasons why. If you’ve never blogged, or have written it off, you may want to rethink your position. And if you currently blog, listen in for some great tips and advice.
Kenny Kim has photographed hundreds of weddings...many of them around the globe. Hear his take on how to break into the destination wedding game as well as tips and tricks to make it worth your while.
Cliff Mautner has been a wedding photographer for over 20 years. He’s a “been there, done that” kind of guy and he’s still going strong. Listen in as Cliff talks about where he’s been and where he wants to go. Don’t miss his words of wisdom. They come fast and furious.
Katie Cannon is a freelance photographer focusing on families, farms and food. She has taken a scenic path to a career in photography, starting as a human resources professional with a stop in food writing along the way. She is a mother, wife, friend, eater and adventurer and loves photographing it all.
Jen Rozenbaum embraces her femininity while allowing women to embrace their own. By daring her clients to shed their clothes, they begin to shed their inhibitions. In the last nine years, Jen has found a burgeoning audience in the intimate photography market and is now sharing her shamelessly feminine movement with women worldwide. She proves that you can own your world if you live fearlessly, think audaciously and act spontaneously.
Steve and Jane Pilkerton have built their business from the ground up. Learn how they've used wedding shows to meet potential clients, get their name out there in the market, and build their brand.