Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers
By Allie Siarto: Photographer and Photography Educator
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The Photo Field Notes Podcast, hosted by professional portrait and wedding photographer, Allie Siarto, shares advice every Wednesday to help you grow and thrive in your own photography business. Episodes feature business and marketing advice, photography tips, real stories and career inspiration from professional photographers around the world.
||Clean10 Ways to Add Value (and Charge More) as a Photographer - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||Get ten quick ideas for boosting the value that you create for your photography clients so you can start charging more money for your photo services.||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUnderstanding Consumer Psychology as a Photographer - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||I'm sharing some basic concepts related to consumer behavior. You may think that you're judging a product based on the general quality of the product itself (intrinsic cues), when in fact, a huge part of your judgement comes from other factors that mak.||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConquering the Technical Side of Photography with Dawn Richardson - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||If Lightroom updates are ruining your life, Dawn Richardson is here to help. She's helping photographers conquer technology in their businesses, including backups and basic computer requirements.||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhotographers: How to Deal with Photoshop Retouching Requests - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||Learn how to set expectations at the beginning and avoid getting stuck with endless Photoshop retouching requests from you clients. Learn how to use retouching to increase the value of your prints.||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10 Tips for Better (And More Profitable) Group Photos - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||Learn how to take large group photos that your clients will love. Take the stress away, and learn how to make higher profits through group photos.||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBartering Ideas for Photographers (Listener Contribution Episode) - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||Find out how other photographers have set up barters to make trades for their photo services, and get a few bartering ideas for yourself.||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy You Should Over-Communicate With Your Photography Clients - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||Today on the podcast, I'm talking about why photographs should be over-communicating with their clients every step of the way. I'm telling you how many touch points I have with my clients, when I get in touch with them to create a great client experien.||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDoes Blogging Still Matter to Photographers? - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||I've read a few comments from photographers on Facebook wondering if blogging is "dead" now that people are thoroughly distracted by other forms of social media. So today I'm sharing why blogging is far from dead. In fact,||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSelling and Producing Albums for Your Photography Clients - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||Learn how to price and sell photo albums for wedding and portrait clients, along with design tips and tricks to get your clients to approve the album design quickly.||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick Holiday Thoughts From Allie Siarto - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||I'm technically taking the week off for the holiday here in the U.S., but I have a few quick thoughts and recommendations while I'm out enjoying Lake Michigan and sailing this week.||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSocial Media Marketing for Photographers with Cyrissa Carlson - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||Photographer and photography social media marketing educator, Cyrissa Carlson gives her tips for using social media to market your photography business.||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYour Photography Business Marketing Plan - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||Listen to my recommended tips for marketing a photography business with simplicity. Stop trying to do everything at once. Put everything else into "survival mode," and really dig into these specific marketing tactics.||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Use Paid Advertising to Market Your Photography Business - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||Listen in as I talk about how to get started with paid advertising as a photographer. Why should you pay for advertising? Where should you spend your money? What works? What doesn't?||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy Photography Backup Workflow - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||Learn about how to back up files as a professional photographer. I'm walking through the systems that I have in place and my photo backup workflow to make sure you never have to worry about losing client photos.||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpencer Lum on Standing Out as a Photographer with a Unique Style and Brand Voice - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||Find out how Photographer, Spencer Lum, has used his unique style and brand voice to build a successful photography brand for himself, and stick around to hear him talk about his biggest "fail" moment as a photographer.||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorking With Friends as a Professional Photographer - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||A lot of professional photographers struggle to find a balance between work and friendship—especially when friends played a crucial role in portfolio building in the first place. Today on the podcast, I'm talking about how to work with friends as a pr||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFinding Opportunities in the Failures and Diversifying Your Photography Income With John Greengo - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||Today on the podcast, I’m talking with photographer John Greengo about how he’s managed to turn career failures into opportunities as a photographer and how he found a way to diversify his photography business income beyond taking photos.||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Mother’s Day Episode: Katrina Russo on Running a Photography Business as a Mother - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||In this bonus podcast episode, Katrina Russo discusses themes around motherhood, self acceptance, balance and running a photography business.||5/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting Clients to Feel Natural in Front of the Camera with Cathrine Taylor - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||Today on the podcast, I’m talking with photographer Cathrine Taylor about getting clients to look and feel natural in front of the camera – if you’re ever stressed about how to pose clients, this is the episode for you.||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Use Automation in Your Photography Business - Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers||Learn how to put parts of your photography business on autopilot to save time and scale up your business.||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Grow Your Photography Business
I happily stumbled upon Allie's Photo Field Notes Podcast and am SO glad I did! Her style is encouraging, authentic, and fun, and the content is excellent. As a photography business owner, she shares tips and advice that have me taking pages of notes. This is advice I want to follow and don't want to forget! The interviews are personable and full of information for all levels of photographers. Tune in!
Great info, guests, stories, and packed with value!
I've been looking for a photography podcast that wasn't full of fluff and could not be more excited that I stumbled upon this one! Allie's interviews are detailed and ask pertinent, valuable questions that really cut to the chase and dig deep into her guests' journey. I have pulled so many take-aways and insight from each episode and it's changing my business approach daily. I am on a bindge of Photo Field Notes -- dog walks, at the gym, road trips, whenever! I am so grateful for this content and am a newfound Allie Siarto fangirl! :-)
Useful & Inspirational Photography Advice
I love how Ally gives specific advice and action steps rather than just talking about overarching themes and ideas and leaving the listener to figure out the rest like many podcasts I've stopped listening to. She shares openly about what's worked in her own business and why, and most of my favorite episodes are the ones with just Ally talking about her own experience.