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.
Learning something new can be tough. There’s no doubt about it. And that difficulty usually tends to increase as you get older. In the creative world, a lot of times we learn by emulation. Dan Rowe thinks too many people stop there. Dan’s a hard worker who considers himself less of an artist and more of a problem solver. He’s from a small town in Indiana, so he has that small town work ethic. In this episode, Dan and I discuss the what’s and the why’s of how he moved beyond emulation to develop his own style.
Miyo Strong has seen a series of changes and shifts throughout her 23 year career as a photographer that have contributed to an enviable strength and a formidable will.
Ben Shirk might be one of the hardest working creatives out there. But he has reasons to do so. He works hard, so he can play hard…with his wife, Sara, and their three children.
Christina Kjar Hanson is a one-woman-show. As a result, there’s only one person she needs to rely on to make things happen. And it has worked wonderfully.
In a time of social media facades, it can be difficult to cope with the tendency to feel inadequate or unattractive in general. Aaron and Elizabeth Vovk are boudoir photographers in the Minneapolis area who have taken it upon themselves to help everybody feel comfortable with who they are…no matter what that looks like.
Gary says some things that seem fairly simple on the surface, but when you actually consider applying his advice, it becomes quite profound. I was expecting a light-hearted, funny talk with Gary. Mostly because he’s hilarious. What I got instead, was a look at the mess behind the curtain. And I left encouraged to talk to someone about my own mess. I hope you do, too.
Ted Linczak is all about doing your best no matter the circumstances. He tackles typical by knowing his craft as well as he can.
Paul and Kristen Privette are incorporating one of the best things about Paul’s upbringing into their business and it’s changing lives.
After 50 years on this Earth, Matt Meiers knows why he’s here.
Drake Busath considers himself more of a craftsman as opposed to an artist. He’s a second generation photographer in the process of handing the reigns over to the next generation of his family.
Jeff Dachowski is successful for many reasons, but the main one might be that he puts tremendous effort into being prepared.
Arica Dorff decided to tailor her business to the type of life she wanted to live.
Greg Daniel is a modern master of fine art photography who knows from years of experience that there are a lot of things that go into creating fine art. Listen and learn.
Caroline Trespalacios knows that it takes time and hard work to be successful. And many times, things suffer along the way. Caroline runs a very successful teen model program that she uses to funnel clients into her senior program. It’s an extremely effective process that she’s built and honed over the years. But it hasn’t come without sacrifice…sacrifice that she deemed necessary in order to make it to where she is today.
Rachel Marten wanted people to get over the fear of sales and have better lives. So she wrote a book about how to do just that. And it’s free.