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Shutter Sidekick with BJ Aguado
63 minutes | 6 years ago
9: Salvatore & Taylor Cincotta | Don't be afraid to fail
Salvatore Cincotta Photography is an international award-winning studio, traveling the world to document cherished moments in the lives of their clients. Their images have been featured in magazines around the world, as they continue to innovate and reinvent their creative style. More recently, Sal and Taylor won an unprecedented 17 awards at the largest international photography competition (WPPI) in Las Vegas, proving they are among the most elite and sought after photographers in the world.
12 minutes | 6 years ago
8: How I Started My Photography Business
All of us have been there. We buy a new DSLR camera. We start taking pictures of our kids, dogs, and everything in between (In P or "Professional" mode). Several months later, or weeks, in my case, we start to think to ourselves, "I bet I can make money doing this" And this is where it begins. I started in 2010 and have been doing this since then.
78 minutes | 6 years ago
7: Chris Cerrone | Why following his dream was the best decision ever!
Chris Cerrone is a co-host for a top business podcast and has touched the lives of thousands of people. Through his originality, he has been able to leave corporate completely, and follow his dream of working for himself and making his own rules. Please join me in welcoming Chris to the show and as always, I hope you learn more than what you already knew! Highlights from today's show: Chris and Laci are being pulled into many directions Chris walked away from a mid-six figure offer after being laid off How he changed his podcast Why Chris keeps going, who is he doing this for Is Chris living his dream? Chris aka, the master of analogies, talks about Full House What does Chris and his family do on the weekend Who should you surround yourself with? How do you stand out from the crowd? We talk about playing Craps What is The Next Level Society? Why did Chris and Laci start it? How to incorporate YouTube We have a surprise guest and he sings for us! What’s a brain dump? We discuss squinching Let Chris know you care! Click the tweet below! [ctt title="Thank you @bluegeno for sharing your inspiring story! @bjaguado" tweet="Thank you @bluegeno for sharing your inspiring story! @bjaguado #podcast #business" coverup="vfcG1"] You ca
42 minutes | 6 years ago
6: Zach and Jody Gray | Their clients always get two lead shooters
Zach and Jody have been shooting for almost 10 years now and they have grown their business to something they never imagined. They are great photographers, entrepreneurs, and now parents. Zach and Jody travel to do workshops, speaking engagements, and still find time to photograph weddings. I am honored to have them on my show! Hope you enjoy! Highlights from today's show: We both shop at IKEA. The benefits of working with your spouse Zach and Jody inform their clients that they are getting two lead shooters Who takes lead during the day and when Ceremony duties Always keep in mind where can you fill in the gaps, what is being missed They talk about how they are able to communicate with each other via walkie-talkies Second shooter etiquette How to prep your second shooter prior to the big day Dress appropriately Stay focused! Be aware of how you position yourself to other photographers You have to go where the people are Zach and Jody suggest ways to get your gigs What Zach and Jody are doing to help other photographers We talk about off camera lighting We go over favorite food and of course coffee! How often do they look at their marketing strategies Work on your business, not in your business You can find Zach and Jody here: www.zachandjody.com
42 minutes | 6 years ago
5: Greg Zuffelato | Eating fats are actually good for you
For over 20 years Greg has been investigating and researching everything related to nutrition and exercise. He has coached high school and college basketball for 13 of those years. He's always been a life-long learner, picking up a Master's degree in leadership, a certification to train athletes – Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist - with National Strength and Conditioning Association, and a personal training certification through the National Association of Sports Medicine. Because of his own struggles and the struggles of those around him, Greg has committed the rest of his life to helping people around the world escape the physical, mental and emotional torment they experience with continued failure to lose weight. Highlights from today's show: Who is Greg and how can he help Why he skyrocketed from 200lbs to 265lbs What should we be putting into our bodies Start eating whole foods How Greg knew it was time to make a change his health lifestyle How we can go about prepping our food for the wedding day Why we need to move away from processed foods What are healthy fats What’s the deal with the power bars they sell What about brown rice What is the Paleo diet Greg’s recommendation regarding sugar and artificial sugar What if you are surrounded by fast food and you are starving How do we handle exercise Body weight exercises What is high intensity interval training (HIIT) What about Insanity and P90X What is the first step to better nutrition
34 minutes | 6 years ago
4: Kara Reese | The benefits of owning a studio
Kara (kah-raw) =) is a newborn, wedding and senior photographer located in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin in beautiful Lake Country whose mission is to provide you with creative, custom portraits that show the real you. Kara walks us through how her and her husband work together on wedding days. Kara also speaks on owning her own studio and what it takes to manage it. Highlights from today's show: Her now husband was her first senior shoot client The hardships of a wedding photographer choosing a wedding photographer for her own wedding What situation forced Kara to always bring a second camera body Her sister helped her get her first second shooter gig What did Kara wait 3 years for? Other photographers are not competition, they are coworkers Expectations of the second shooter What Kara does for SEO
40 minutes | 6 years ago
3: Melissa Ghionis | We discuss the best practices of a second shooter
Melissa and her husband, Jerry, are based in Melbourne, Australia and Beverly Hills, USA. Together they travel frequently on international photography assignments and speaking engagements. Melissa makes up the foundation of this award winning team and handles much of the business piece and loves every minute of it. (You'll want to listen until the end because Melissa has a special gift for my listeners) Highlights from today's show: Melissa talks about her first wedding which made her realize how hard shooting weddings really are. How seminars and workshops still help them to this day How practicing helps calm your nerves How to best position yourself as a second shooter What it's really like working with your spouse Why you should have an "all-around" lens Being a second shooter is not a "lesser" role
43 minutes | 6 years ago
2: Roland Gozun | Why networking is key for growth
Roland Gozun is a successful wedding and family portrait photographer that focuses on how networking can boost your bookings, how to manage expectations for primary and second shooters and what he uses to take killer ring shots. Highlights from today's show: Roland works alongside his wife Jane to be a dynamic husband and wife wedding team When he is not photographing weddings, Roland is also a family photographer How networking helped him land his first second shooting gig Why getting the right exposure is important It's okay to be nervous Managing the primary photographer's expectations on the big day
9 minutes | 6 years ago
1: The 5 W's of Shuttersidekick
I go over the Who, What, Where, When, and Why's of my show.
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