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Summary: Denver Photographers Levi Tijerina and Adonye Jaja give their take on photography, race, culture, life, and art. With special guests from both Colorado and beyond, this podcast is dedicated to talking about the things that are hidden and to expose the hidden thoughts, mindsets, and realities around the things we encounter within the wedding industry...for better or worse.

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 ARC - Minisode - 03. Voice of Attendees & Farewells | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2012

Today we talk with special guests and ARC // The Experience attendees: Amber Hughes, Lynnsey Phillips, Sharalee Prang, and Ben Blood and the offer insights into a handful of things that we need to expose within the wedding industry. Lastly some farewells, and hopefully some ways that we can bring the goodness of ARC to the rest of the world (or at least Denver).

 ARC - Minisode - 02. Elevator Surprises | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1160

Day Two of The Experience! We talk about our anxiety about giving presentations, food in Vancouver, and some of the things we've learned from Day Two at ARC. Also, Levi made a stupid decision that you get to hear all about it. Levi also beat AD in Ping Pong, so, that's pretty awesome.

 ARC - Minisode - 1. Is Levi George Costanza? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 753

We out here in Vancouver! Day One of Arc is in the books--here are a few things we took away from the day and some thoughts from some of our favorite presentations, courtesy of Mastin Labs, Truvelle, and Junebug Weddings

 ARC - Minisode 0. - Lullaby | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 751

Hey Arc! We out here! Come say "hey" and we're looking forward to having an awesome time with ya'll out here in Vancouver this week.

 14. Transracial Adoption (with Jared Wilson) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4175

Oh man, this is one of our heaviest episodes yet. We're talking about transracial adoption today. We're dealing with white supremacy, the eradication of Black Culture, what it means to be Black in America, and how to celebrate our heritage in a way that builds up growth and healing. Sit back with this one, it's going to be a ride. We also talk about family photos and free photography. That's the light stuff, it's at the end if you don't like to deal with hard things.

 13. The Subtle Art of Manipulation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3291

This week, things get REAL raw. Levi and AD speak candidly (and possibly controversially) about past topics (race and #metoo) but also talk about virtue signaling. Lastly: what's your thought on photo manipulation? When it comes to editing photos, how far is too far? Let us know your thoughts—there's a lot to talk about this week!

 12. Silly Goose Time (with India Earl and Jay Piacitelli) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2887

This week from Photo Rehab, Adonye catches up with India Earl and Jay Piacitelli. Between owning a harvest of chickens, traveling the road, and two snuggly pups, these two talk about the lessons, mistakes, and growth that they've experienced over the past few years within the industry and the things they're working on next. You can find out more about these two at and

 11. Two Sides of the Aisle (with White in Revery) | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 4995

Today we have our Battle Royale: wedding photographers vs. wedding videographers! Put up your dukes, because we're going to battle it out: what do we do that drives each other crazy? How can we be better at working together? What led to this creative disparity? On this episode, Calen and Kristine Rhome from White in Revery join us as special guests to throw down. You can check them out at Join in the conversation and send us your thoughts!

 10. The Multiverse | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 3300

We talk way too much about the Mandela Effect and we answer your photo questions!

 09. Driving Through the Night | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2785

What is the proper buffer time to arrive at a wedding if you are driving or flying? Are workshops really worth their salt? Your questions, answered.

 08. Imposter Syndrome (with Revel and Bloom) | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 3279

Today we have special guest Elise Seagren from Planning & Design company, Revel and Bloom. We talk design inspiration, spin out our newest segment, appropriately titled "QUESTIONS!", and Elise gives us her insight as to what photographers can do to help out all our Wedding Planner friends everywhere. Lastly, Imposter Syndrome--what is it and ow to overcome it.

 07. Voicemail Gives Me Crippling Anxiety | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2790

Technology and Cell Phones—common courtesy, but also—what's the point of it all? Are phones better cameras? Also, the answer to that age old question, "Is a Hot Dog a sandwich?"

 06. All Tacos Matter | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 3312

Levi's car got hit by an old, racist lady....and we break down the details. Redefining race, racism, and how we build our kin. Also, our photographer of the week this week is from Dallas, Texas...listen to find out who it is.

 05. Cosmic Violence (With Prema Style) | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 3506

Our guest this week is premiere Denver florist, Frances Harjeet. We discuss high-end weddings, floral artists, cosmic violence, and learn more about our inner energy and finding balance.

 04. I am, in fact, Michael Jordan | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 3644

When Levi found out he wasn't white, creating from a place of abundance vs. lack, what is "fairness" and some thoughts on second shooters. Also, we bring back photographer of the week!


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