Photogivity

Photogivity

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Hi, I’m Anthony. This is my podcast where I help photographers become better at their photography, productivity, and business. I love sharing what I’ve learned and am still learning throughout my journey as a full-time wedding photographer. Whether you’re just getting started in photography or you’re a full-time photographer, you’ll discover tips about marketing, pricing, business, productivity, working from home, editing, workflows, client management, and work/life balance. Enjoy the show! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/photogivity/support


30: Doing A Productivity Retreat
Dec 20, 2019 • 20 min
In this episode, I talk about my experience doing my first productivity retreat where I rented out an AirBnB to work without distraction. I also talk about my theme/goal for the new year and how minimalism is playing a part in every aspect of my life.…
Make Extra Money After An Engagement Session
Dec 4, 2019 • 22 min
In this episode, I briefly talk about why there’s been a bit of a hiatus from the podcast, my battle with my mental health and feeling like I must put out episodes, how and why I plan on bringing back my YouTube channel but deleting my previous one, and…
Bonus: Pushing Through The Ups & Downs
Nov 18, 2019 • 8 min
This is just a bonus episode and a break away from my usual format. I mainly just wanted to share something I wrote about my past and struggles of trying to prove myself to people when doing something I was and am passionate about. I though perhaps you…
My Experience with Outsourcing Editing
Oct 14, 2019 • 16 min
In this episode, I wanted to give you some reassurance that outsourcing your editing isn’t that bad. I used to be scared, but once I tried it out, it changed my perspective. If you’re stressed out about how much editing you have to catch up with or you…
My #1 Tip For Consistent Looking Edits
Oct 7, 2019 • 28 min
In this episode, I talk about the number thing I’ve purchased to help keep my editing consistent looking between different camera bodies. I know this is a struggle I hear about a lot. I especiallly see it a ton in Honeybook forums where people post…
How I Conduct Meetings With Wedding Clients
Sep 30, 2019 • 17 min
In this week’s episode, I talk layout exactly how I conduct meetings with new wedding clients. I break down my history of doing them and how it’s evolved throughout time. I also dive into my specific tools I use and even questions I ask. Thanks for…
How To Price Your Photography
Sep 24, 2019 • 14 min
In this week’s episode, I talk about an easy way to price yourself accordingly. This can be for photographers that are either full-time or part-time. I go over my simple process to add up all your personal and business expenses and break it down to…
Why I Don’t Recommend The Knot
Sep 16, 2019 • 29 min
In this episode, I talk about my long journey of being with The Knot for 7 years and how terrible I was treated when finally deciding to end my contract with them. I lay out my thoughts on where I think things are going, why I believe new photographers…
How To Find Your Style
Sep 9, 2019 • 19 min
In this week’s episode, I talk about ways to find your style. I discuss taking inspiration while not imitating, finding things you like to build upon, and overall how important it is to be true to yourself. Trends come and go, but your views and…
22: Why I Keep Distracting Apps On My Phone
Sep 2, 2019 • 22 min
In this week’s episode, I discuss why I go against most of the productivity advice out there. I talk about why you shouldn’t let most productivity advice make you feel guilty for having distracting apps on your phone. I also talk about Back to the Future…
21: How I Deliver Digital Files
Aug 26, 2019 • 13 min
In this episode, I talk about how I deliver digital files to both my wedding and portrait clients. I talk about the gallery system I use and why I prefer it above anything else out there. Yes… I go against the previous gallery system I used to recommend.…
20: How Many Photos I Give A Client
Aug 19, 2019 • 11 min
In this episode, I share my thought process behind how many photos I give clients for weddings and sessions. I talk about how I shoot on a wedding day and on a session. I also go over how I explain to clients how many photos to expect to prevent…
19: How I Approach A Couple’s Shoot
Aug 12, 2019 • 17 min
This week’s episode question was asked on Instagram by Tom Aizenberg Photo. You’ll learn why I’m always trying to improve but still can’t remember poses. I also discuss why I view my style of photography more like snapshots. I go over my process on the…
18: How To Deal With Unhappy Clients
Aug 5, 2019 • 16 min
This week’s episode question was asked on Instagram by @captureandbrandit. You’ll learn about why I take things going wrong as a learning experience and take full responsibility. I share a few of my experiences and how I was able to take them as a…
17: How To Easily Save For Taxes (Catch App Review)
Jul 29, 2019 • 13 min
In this episode, I discuss a new, free app and service I’m using to help make sure I’m saving for taxes. It helps watch for new money hitting my bank account and notifies me how much to set aside. It’s a total game changer. Full discloser, I was not paid…
16: Why You Should Keep All Your RAW Files
Jul 23, 2019 • 12 min
In this episode, I share my crazy idea of re-editing years of work and why I believe you should keep all your Raw files. Thanks for listening! FREE LIGHTROOM PRESETSDownload my Free AGP Lightroom Presets to help give you a starting point on your editing.…
15: How I Handle Group Photos At Weddings
May 31, 2019 • 27 min
In this episode, I talk about a few updates behind the scenes and also share my at home productivity hack to get a lot done in one day. Thanks for listening! LINKS & RESOURCES: YouTube Channel Resources Page ShootProof Táve The Pomodoro Technique Free…
14: How I Shoot Indoors
Apr 25, 2019 • 15 min
It had been way too long since I recorded an episode. So, I decided to record an impromptu episode talking about how I shoot indoors at weddings. Hope you get something out of this. Thanks for listening! LINKS & RESOURCES: Free Lightroom Presets Join The…
13: The Knot vs. Wedding Wire
Mar 1, 2019 • 12 min
In this episode, I talk about my experiences with The Knot and Wedding Wire. Thanks for listening! LINKS & RESOURCES: Free Lightroom Presets Join The Facebook Group Follow Me On Instagram TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS: Ask a question over in the Photogivity…
Bonus: Quick Announcement! (It’s not bad.)
Feb 22, 2019 • 5 min
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12: Productivity Tools I Use
Feb 20, 2019 • 15 min
In this episode, I talk about the type of productivity tools and software I think every photographer should be using if they’re running a business. I also discuss which ones I use and why. Thanks for listening! LINKS & RESOURCES: Piculiar Photo Website…
11: What I Shoot With On A Wedding Day & Why
Feb 13, 2019 • 40 min
In this episode, I talk about what gear I use on a wedding day and why. I go over which camera bodies I use, how many, which lenses I use, and speedlights. I also go over what I use to photograph getting ready photos, the ceremony, group photos, portraits…
10: Why Being A Photographer Is Important
Feb 6, 2019 • 11 min
After recently hearing about the dad of one of my brides passing away just months after their wedding, I decided to talk about why it’s important being a photographer. Thanks for listening! LINKS & RESOURCES: Free Lightroom Presets Join The Facebook Group…
09: Which Camera Should I Buy If I’m Just Starting Out?
Jan 28, 2019 • 16 min
In this episode, I give my recommendations on what gear you should get if you’re just starting out in photography. Thanks for listening! LINKS & RESOURCES: Free Lightroom Presets Join The Facebook Group Follow Me On Instagram TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS: Ask a…
08: My Yearly Themes For 2019
Jan 10, 2019 • 13 min
In this episode, I discuss why I’m doing yearly themes this year instead of setting goals. Thanks for listening! LINKS & RESOURCES: S.M.A.R.T. Goals My New Lightroom Folder Structure How I’m Ditching Evernote Free Lightroom Presets Join The Facebook Group…
Bonus: Give Yourself Permission To Relax
Sep 20, 2018 • 10 min
This is a bonus episode. I’ll be making random bonus episodes that are completely raw, unplanned, and are basically like audio diaries with what I’ve been thinking about. The audio quality of these shows are not up to par with my normal episodes. If that…
07: Let’s Talk SEO
Sep 13, 2018 • 55 min
This is one of my most requested episodes. I’m by no means an expert on SEO, but I did my best to break down everything I know and have learned about SEO. I go over, WordPress hosting, WordPress plugins, optimizing your images, your homepage, and…
06: My At Home Productivity Hack
Sep 12, 2018 • 19 min
In this episode, I talk about a few updates behind the scenes and also share my at home productivity hack to get a lot done in one day. Thanks for listening!’ LINKS & RESOURCES: YouTube Channel Resources Page ShootProof Táve The Pomodoro Technique Free…
05: My Editing Workflow
Aug 21, 2018 • 17 min
In this episode, I discuss my editing workflow from importing cards up until exporting edited images. If you need to take control of your editing workflow, this episode is for you! Thanks for listening! LINKS & RESOURCES: PhotoMechanic Lightroom My…
04: What Type Of Business Name Should You Have?
Aug 7, 2018 • 16 min
In this week’s episode, I discuss the pros and cons of a business name and a personal business name. I also share my thoughts on getting started with a logo. Thanks for listening! LINKS & RESOURCES: Join The Facebook Group Follow Me On Instagram TO SHARE…
03: How To Go From Hobbyist To Professional With These 7 Things
Jul 31, 2018 • 22 min
WARNING: You’re going to need a pen and paper out to write a to do list. In this episode I discuss 7 things to consider when starting your photography business. I’m talking everything from registering your name to backups to client management. Thanks for…
02: My Journey To Becoming A Full-Time Wedding Photographer
Jul 27, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode I share with you my journey to becoming a photographer and taking the risk of becoming a full-time wedding photographer. I also give my 3 thoughts on how you can go full-time in your business. Thanks for listening! LINKS & RESOURCES: Free…
01 Pilot Episode: What is the Photogivity Podcast?
May 26, 2018 • 9 min
This is the very first episode of the Photogivity Podcast. It’s more of a trailer or pilot episode to explain what the podcast will be about and why I’m moving from YouTube to Podcasting. Thanks for listening! LINKS & RESOURCES: Free Lightroom Presets…