This week I had the pleasure of interviewing the ever so sweet Lauren Hillary! Describe your photography style: My Style is artistic, passionate, energetic, refreshing, delightful, classic, true, original, friendly, creative and brigh0t.
What is a must read or must see? Must Read: The Secret, Eat Pray love, He’s just not that into you.
What are your work hours? 12pm-5pm or 8pm -1am.
What is your favorite thing about Pictage? The people that work there and all that they do to propel my business to the next level.
What lens could you not live without? 50mm 1.2.
How do you juggle your business and family/social life? A great assistant!
What workflow tools do you use? ADOBE LIGHTROOM2, ADOBE CS4.
How long have you been a photographer? 13 years…but my grandfather got me my first polaroid camera when I was 8.
What was your very first job? When I was 14 I worked at The BeadShop in Laguna Beach designing jewelry I worked there for 7 years!
Most listened to song on your ipod? On my Itunes Playcount-An Honest Mistake-The Bravery…but favorite song of all time-Ramble On Led Zeppelin.
What is something you have learned this year? That i need to work more and shop less.
What is a goal for 2009? Update My Website and blog more!
What is one thing we don’t know about you? I Snore… but really it’s a cute light snore… i swear!
Who inspires you? Ellen Von Unwerth, David La Chappelle, Mario testino, Herb Ritts, Annie Leibovitz, and Helmut Newton.
How do you get most of your bookings? Wedding Planners.
What is your primary way of marketing? WORD OF MOUTH.
What blog do you stalk? Not a blog stalker but a bonafide facebook stalker.
Any words of wisdom to share… Love what you do and the money will follow!
Thank you Lauren!!! – Emily