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Pictage Podcast- Andrew Niesen

Hello everyone! Don’t miss out on this week’s podcast! In this week’s podcast, Sara talks with Andrew Niesen about taking the leap from Photographer to Serial Entrepreneur. Andrew discusses the good and the bad of starting a new business, and shares some of the lessons he has learned along the way and how to overcome the challenges of being self-employed. He also provides some outstanding advice for other photographers thinking about starting a side business. Andrew touches on what you need to do and some really important things to watch out for. This podcast is a great education and conversation about all things photography, business, and Pictage.      Powered by Podbean.com Be sure to leave some comments for Andrew!

Mingle with Engle – Jeff & Betsy McCue

Jeff and Besty McCue of La Vida Creations are awesome photographers and members of the Pictage Community, not to mention huge San Diego PUG advocates!  Check out our recent interview… Describe your photography style or words that describe your brand? We focus on keeping our couples relaxed during their engagement session as well as on their wedding day. We are fun, easygoing people that live life and love life, and we feel that our branding and imagery reflects that. We capture and document emotions as they happen so they are preserved for generations to come. What is your favorite thing to shoot? Our dog “Mace Windu” He is a lab-chow mix (we call him a Labrachow). What is a must read or must see? Whenever

Pictage Cribs featuring Brian Adams

We have decided to give Pictage photographers the opportunity to share their studios with the Pictage community. Every month we will be featuring one of your studios in our Studio Tour Blog. We are interested in viewing and being a part of studios all across the nation as each month our very own photographers take us on a tour. For our first tour we will be featuring Orlando Pictage User Group leader Brian Adams. Brian Adams Photographics, Inc. is located in Orlando, Florida. He describes his studio as… “My studio space is a juxtaposition of sorts, which is a lot like my photography.  The building which houses my space is an 85-year-old restored bungalow in the middle of downtown Orlando.  While the outside has a

Pictage Podcast- Melissa Jill

Hey everyone, don’t miss out on this episode! In this episode Sara talks with Melissa Jill about a variety of great topics — including the power of having a studio manager and the value of outsourcing (with specific examples from both personal and business perspectives). Melissa also discusses adapting to the wedding season among different climates and shares her experiences and insights with Destination Weddings & learning how to grow as a strong business person. Powered by Podbean.com Make sure to give Melissa some comment love!

Pictage + Fashion/Glamour Workflow — Q&A with Mark Wangerin

Photos Courtesy of Mark Wangerin Scott Anderson: You’ve been a Pictage photographer since the very beginning. Tell us a bit about your recent transition from wedding & portraits to fashion and high school senior photography. Mark Wangerin: When I joined Pictage, I was strictly a wedding and product photographer. As I progressed in skill and artistic sensitivity, I found more satisfaction in the connective process of shooting people for portraits, publications and fashion. Although I don’t consider myself a “fashion” photographer, I do consider myself a more mainstream commercial beauty and glamour photographer. Of course the more I was involved in beauty and glamour, the less time and emotional energy I had for weddings, which as most wedding photographers agree is more about energy management

Pictage Podcast- David Wittig

  Hey everyone! Don’t miss out on an awesome podcast episode featuring David Wittig. In this episode Sara talks with David Wittig about a variety of great topics including how his own recent wedding changed his perspective on his Studio’s products and services.  David also delves into the world of Search Engine Optimization. Don’t miss the one tip that can change the way you blog today and get you better ranked on the search engines.  Also, wondering what David says is the one tool that helped him get through the challenges of running a business?  Tune-in and find out the answer…and much more!       Listen to David’s Podcast here and be sure to leave him some comments! Powered by Podbean.com

Beyond the Wedding: An Interview with Anna and Spencer Clark

Hello again! Thank you for such a warm welcome into the Pictage community! I have recently had the privilege of interviewing Atlanta wedding photographers, Spencer and Anna Clark about their exciting new project Beyond The Wedding. We believe that it is a great opportunity for photographers all over the nation and we are so excited to be sharing it with you today! So, here are the highlights from my interview with Spencer and Anna… (Photos Courtesy of Anna and Spencer Clark) Beyond The Wedding can be found online at beyondthewedding.com Elizabeth Villa: Before we get into the specifics of what Beyond The Wedding is and what it has to offer our readers I would love to know, what is your overall vision for Beyond The

Pictage Podcast – Lauren Hillary

On this week’s episode Lauren Hillary talks about her secrets for getting published (and quickly).  She also discusses her photography education and how it brought her to where she is today. Wondering where Lauren gets her inspiration and what her dream photography job would be?  Don’t miss this week’s podcast to find out that and so much more. Listen to the podcast below and make sure to give her some comment love!    Powered by Podbean.com

Pictage Podcast- Kevin Swan

In this episode Kevin Swan shares his insights and tips on effective marketing. With a background in marketing, Kevin has developed a unique perspective toward his career in photography, as well as running both his studio and album businesses. He expresses the importance of focus and standing out in today’s market, as well as how these traits have contributed to his success. Don’t miss out on this interview and the chance to learn more about Kevin’s marketing expertise and tips! Listen to the podcast below and make sure to leave a comment for Kevin! Powered by Podbean.com

Discovering Italy: An Interview with Kenny Kim

Hi guys! My name is Elizabeth Villa and I am a new member of the Pictage Community team. During my time here at Pictage I have really enjoyed getting to know some really great photographers, and I look forward to getting to know all of you! Recently I got the chance to interview Kenny Kim about his upcoming Workshop/Tour that is taking place in Italy, called “Discovering Italy.” Below, is a quick rundown of what we talked about. (All photos courtesy of Kenny Kim) Elizabeth Villa: Kenny, you recently had the chance to visit Italy, can you tell our readers a little more about your trip and the effect that it had on you? Kenny Kim: Absolutely. I recently visited Italy for two weeks; during

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The NEW ShootQ is Complimentary while in Beta mode for the next few months.  Enjoy!
The NEW ShootQ is Complimentary while in Beta mode for the next few months.  Enjoy!