The Successful Side Gig with Adam Hymans
About This Show
Are you working a regular ol' 9 to 5, trying to raise a family and also attempting chase your dreams by starting and running a successful side gig? Well, you have come to the right place to hear all about how to grow as an entrepreneur by learning tips, tricks and hearing practical advice from others who have already been there and done that!
Most Recent Episode
People, Portraits, Pageants w/ Brittany Link Photography
In this episode of The Successful Side Gig with Adam Hymans you will hear an interview with Brittany from Brittany Link Photography. Brittany was a pageant competitor for 9 years. She is a former Miss Minnesota High School 2009, Miss Minnesota Teen 2010 and Miss Minnesota 2012! Brittany, specializes in pageant headshots and gown photos. Her photos have won multiple state and national pageant photogenic awards, with the summer of 2017 bringing home 5 national photo wins. She also has a ton of artistic people in her family who brought her up with the arts in her blood. Key Lessons and take aways from this episode: She was able to first hone in on her photography craft with friends and sorority sisters before she began to charge for her services. Brittany enjoys doing photography because it is all about self expression and helping others not necessarily just about the money. Don’t get caught up in other peoples businesses or Instagram feeds and try to find unique inspiration from other places or areas that are related to your industry. Favorite misconceptions about photography while discussing with amateurs is they tend to get caught on the technical aspect vs learning the artform of photography When she first started she rented out a space which was expensive and that cost carried into her charging more from her clients. Now has converted her basement into a photo studio Photography is not the technical side. The people that work with her realize she is trained in light, art and has mastered the interactions She has always called herself a photographer and doesn’t feel weird about it because she is educated in the art and studies light What's difficult about what you are doing? "I am tired, all the time!" Brittany put together an ambassador program with a peer and got 40 applicants and selected 5 girls to work with and is continuing to grow and play around with creative visions Brittany will be a published photographer in a magazine by the end of 2018. Quotes: "I just had to try something so, I had to get out there and shoot" "If you are not going to do it right, don't do it. People are trusting you to create something they will love" "I finally got to the point where I realized that my work is never going to be others work and I focused on finding m