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The Pet Photographers Club

Caitlin McColl and Kirstie McConnell

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The Pet Photographers Club

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Caitlin McColl and Kirstie McConnell

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Delving deep into the world of professional pet photography with fortnightly interviews and expert guests to help grow your business.

Latest Episodes

S7E01 | Goal Trackers (Holiday Mini Sessions, Contacting Old Clients and more, with Danyel Rogers and Ina Jalil))

What better way to inspire and motivate yourself than by listening to the goals and strategies of fellow pet photographers around the world? Today I was joined by Danyel Rogers of Wag to My Heart Studio in Portland and Ina Jalil of Ina J Photography in Canberra for our quarterly Goal Trackers meeting. From holiday mini sessions, to contacting old & existing clients, to finalising book projects - this 20 minute episode is packed with great ideas and I’m sure it will inspire you to set your own goals for the next three months!

23 min6 d ago
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S7E01 | Goal Trackers (Holiday Mini Sessions, Contacting Old Clients and more, with Danyel Rogers and Ina Jalil))

S6E12 | The Personal Photo Series Medley (how seven different photographers are using photo projects in their business)

If you ever feel like you’re in a creative rut, or you have a photo series that you’d would love to evolve into something bigger, you’ll definitely want to tune into the season six finale - it’s a Medley episode! Hear from seven different photographers, each with their own unique success stories and insights into Personal Photo Projects. We’ve combined interview highlights from our chats with Andrew Hellmich, Jack Jackson, Jennifer Zapatka, Diana Lundin, Erin Bonilla, Craig Bullock and JB Shepherd for this inspiration-packed episode.

22 minSEP 23
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S6E12 | The Personal Photo Series Medley (how seven different photographers are using photo projects in their business)

S6E11 | Photo Series and Book Deals with Diana Lundin

Have you ever wondered about the story behind photographers who turn personal projects into book deals? In this episode, LA pet photographer Diana Lundin shared the processes and experiences behind some of her most well-known photo series - including “Dogs vs Ice Cream” (published by Familius in August 2019) and her Dog Noir series. Diana also shared some behind the scenes insight into the creation of specific images, so if you love hearing about the artistry and conceptual planning for creative pet photography, you’ll LOVE this episode.

21 minSEP 15
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S6E11 | Photo Series and Book Deals with Diana Lundin

S6E10 | Kirstie McConnell Reviews a Member's Website

Kirstie McConnell is an award winning Photographer, an internationally respected photography business coach, co-host of The Pet Photographers Club and passionate believer that givers get. She created her own website to ensure that those who land there, book a photoshoot, and she is now giving pet photographers around the world the opportunity to have their website built in this same way. In today’s Expert Review, Kirstie dived into the website of club member, Judy Reinford from Judy Reinford Photographic Artist and is sharing her top ten tips for improving your own website. (p.s. Are you keen to have an aspect of your business reviewed by an expert? You can apply in the Member Zone, or nominate a guest if you have someone you really want to learn from). LINKS AND RESOURCES: https://judyreinfordphotography.com/ Need help with your website? Check out Kirstie's option!: http://thepetphotographersclub.com/website-design

5 minSEP 11
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S6E10 | Kirstie McConnell Reviews a Member's Website

S6E09 | 20K Followers at just 20 Years Old - Instagram Success with Isabella Willmann

She’s got over 20 thousand followers and she’s just 20 years old. We couldn’t wait to catch up with Isabella Willmann, the Amateur Pet Photographer of the Year, to chat all things creativity, inspiration and instagram. Over the years, Isabella has evolved her dog’s Instagram page into a photographic showcase and she had some great tips and insights for how you can grow your instagram, too.

25 minSEP 1
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S6E09 | 20K Followers at just 20 Years Old - Instagram Success with Isabella Willmann

S6E08 | Winning the International Pet Photographer of the Year with Sara Glawe

When Sara Glawe won the 2020 International Pet Photographer of the Year Awards with an outstanding 3 out of 4 entries placing in the Top 25 Shortlists AND two images picked for the Judges’ Choice Awards, we couldn’t wait to chat with her and find out all about her story! We learned that Sara Glawe is a German pet photographer with a passion for colour harmony, and that she balances her thriving Arts with Heart business with a full time job. Tune into this episode of the Pet Photographers Club podcast to hear all about Sara’s tips for entering (and winning) the awards, how she taught herself about colour and so much more!

25 minAUG 21
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S6E08 | Winning the International Pet Photographer of the Year with Sara Glawe

S6E07 | From Planning to Printing - the Full Customer Experience with Jennifer Zapatka

Jennifer Zapatka fell in love with photography as a high school student, developing black and white film in the darkroom. Over the years, she lost touch with the craft - until her first puppy, Oats, arrived on the scene. All of a sudden, all she wanted to do was photograph her adorable new furry friend - ‘With Love & Oats’ was born! Now in her third year of business as a full-time pet photographer, Jennifer specialises in creating an exceptional client experience. We sat down to chat with her all about process, from planning to printing, the strategy behind her limited edition sessions and how she balances business with creativity through her passion project - ‘With Love & Dogs’.

18 minAUG 13
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S6E07 | From Planning to Printing - the Full Customer Experience with Jennifer Zapatka

S6E06 | Welcome to Goal Trackers (with Danyel Rogers, Cris Skinner and Carol Moorhead)

What better way to inspire and motivate yourself than by listening to the goals and strategies of fellow pet photographers around the world? Today I was joined by Danyel Rogers of Wag to My Heart Studio in Portland, Cris Skinner of The Journey Photography in Alaska and Carol Moorhead of Dog-Tog in Florida. We had our first ever Goal Trackers meeting and I loved hearing all about the plans of these three very different pet photographers. From self-publishing books, to working on personal photo series, from transitioning to In-Person-Sales to introducing new packages - this 20 minute episode is packed with great ideas and I’m sure it will inspire you to set your own goals for the next two months.

23 minAUG 6
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S6E06 | Welcome to Goal Trackers (with Danyel Rogers, Cris Skinner and Carol Moorhead)

S6E05 | Video Marketing for Pet Photographers with Andrew Hellmich

Hands up if this is you . . . - You know that you should be doing more video in your marketing. ♀️ - You might have halfheartedly attempted a few Instagram stories or maybe even a Facebook live, but you just feel so awkward talking to the camera. ♀️ - You keep hearing about how video marketing is the way forward. The all-powerful Algorithm loves video, potential clients connect with you via video, video advertising is so powerful - THE LIST GOES ON! But still, you keep putting it off because it’s also really overwhelming and you’re not really sure where to start? ♀️ SAME! That’s why we’ve brought photography marketing expert Andrew Hellmich back to the Pet Photographers Club show. Andrew has been successfully using video to grow and market his photography business for years, and he’s now teaching other photographers how to do the same with his Daily Vlog Challenge. We were so impressed with everything that Andrew taught us in this episode that we both personally enrolled ...

26 minAUG 1
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S6E05 | Video Marketing for Pet Photographers with Andrew Hellmich

S6E04 | How to Win the Awards (Snapshot)

Having organised and judged these awards for a couple of years now, we’ve decided to sit down and make notes on the most common areas that we see entrants stumble - and compile a list of tips and advice to help you succeed! Tune into our latest video to hear our nine best tips on how to win photography competitions - in particular, the Pet Photographer’s Club International Pet Photographer of the Year Awards. This is a video episode, so if you missed the live chat in the FB Mastermind Group, you can head to the Member Zone to watch the replay. We’ve also included tip #1, which is all about the judging criteria, on iTunes and Stitcher.

5 minJUL 22
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S6E04 | How to Win the Awards (Snapshot)

Latest Episodes

S7E01 | Goal Trackers (Holiday Mini Sessions, Contacting Old Clients and more, with Danyel Rogers and Ina Jalil))

What better way to inspire and motivate yourself than by listening to the goals and strategies of fellow pet photographers around the world? Today I was joined by Danyel Rogers of Wag to My Heart Studio in Portland and Ina Jalil of Ina J Photography in Canberra for our quarterly Goal Trackers meeting. From holiday mini sessions, to contacting old & existing clients, to finalising book projects - this 20 minute episode is packed with great ideas and I’m sure it will inspire you to set your own goals for the next three months!

23 min6 d ago
Comments
S7E01 | Goal Trackers (Holiday Mini Sessions, Contacting Old Clients and more, with Danyel Rogers and Ina Jalil))

S6E12 | The Personal Photo Series Medley (how seven different photographers are using photo projects in their business)

If you ever feel like you’re in a creative rut, or you have a photo series that you’d would love to evolve into something bigger, you’ll definitely want to tune into the season six finale - it’s a Medley episode! Hear from seven different photographers, each with their own unique success stories and insights into Personal Photo Projects. We’ve combined interview highlights from our chats with Andrew Hellmich, Jack Jackson, Jennifer Zapatka, Diana Lundin, Erin Bonilla, Craig Bullock and JB Shepherd for this inspiration-packed episode.

22 minSEP 23
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S6E12 | The Personal Photo Series Medley (how seven different photographers are using photo projects in their business)

S6E11 | Photo Series and Book Deals with Diana Lundin

Have you ever wondered about the story behind photographers who turn personal projects into book deals? In this episode, LA pet photographer Diana Lundin shared the processes and experiences behind some of her most well-known photo series - including “Dogs vs Ice Cream” (published by Familius in August 2019) and her Dog Noir series. Diana also shared some behind the scenes insight into the creation of specific images, so if you love hearing about the artistry and conceptual planning for creative pet photography, you’ll LOVE this episode.

21 minSEP 15
Comments
S6E11 | Photo Series and Book Deals with Diana Lundin

S6E10 | Kirstie McConnell Reviews a Member's Website

Kirstie McConnell is an award winning Photographer, an internationally respected photography business coach, co-host of The Pet Photographers Club and passionate believer that givers get. She created her own website to ensure that those who land there, book a photoshoot, and she is now giving pet photographers around the world the opportunity to have their website built in this same way. In today’s Expert Review, Kirstie dived into the website of club member, Judy Reinford from Judy Reinford Photographic Artist and is sharing her top ten tips for improving your own website. (p.s. Are you keen to have an aspect of your business reviewed by an expert? You can apply in the Member Zone, or nominate a guest if you have someone you really want to learn from). LINKS AND RESOURCES: https://judyreinfordphotography.com/ Need help with your website? Check out Kirstie's option!: http://thepetphotographersclub.com/website-design

5 minSEP 11
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S6E10 | Kirstie McConnell Reviews a Member's Website

S6E09 | 20K Followers at just 20 Years Old - Instagram Success with Isabella Willmann

She’s got over 20 thousand followers and she’s just 20 years old. We couldn’t wait to catch up with Isabella Willmann, the Amateur Pet Photographer of the Year, to chat all things creativity, inspiration and instagram. Over the years, Isabella has evolved her dog’s Instagram page into a photographic showcase and she had some great tips and insights for how you can grow your instagram, too.

25 minSEP 1
Comments
S6E09 | 20K Followers at just 20 Years Old - Instagram Success with Isabella Willmann

S6E08 | Winning the International Pet Photographer of the Year with Sara Glawe

When Sara Glawe won the 2020 International Pet Photographer of the Year Awards with an outstanding 3 out of 4 entries placing in the Top 25 Shortlists AND two images picked for the Judges’ Choice Awards, we couldn’t wait to chat with her and find out all about her story! We learned that Sara Glawe is a German pet photographer with a passion for colour harmony, and that she balances her thriving Arts with Heart business with a full time job. Tune into this episode of the Pet Photographers Club podcast to hear all about Sara’s tips for entering (and winning) the awards, how she taught herself about colour and so much more!

25 minAUG 21
Comments
S6E08 | Winning the International Pet Photographer of the Year with Sara Glawe

S6E07 | From Planning to Printing - the Full Customer Experience with Jennifer Zapatka

Jennifer Zapatka fell in love with photography as a high school student, developing black and white film in the darkroom. Over the years, she lost touch with the craft - until her first puppy, Oats, arrived on the scene. All of a sudden, all she wanted to do was photograph her adorable new furry friend - ‘With Love & Oats’ was born! Now in her third year of business as a full-time pet photographer, Jennifer specialises in creating an exceptional client experience. We sat down to chat with her all about process, from planning to printing, the strategy behind her limited edition sessions and how she balances business with creativity through her passion project - ‘With Love & Dogs’.

18 minAUG 13
Comments
S6E07 | From Planning to Printing - the Full Customer Experience with Jennifer Zapatka

S6E06 | Welcome to Goal Trackers (with Danyel Rogers, Cris Skinner and Carol Moorhead)

What better way to inspire and motivate yourself than by listening to the goals and strategies of fellow pet photographers around the world? Today I was joined by Danyel Rogers of Wag to My Heart Studio in Portland, Cris Skinner of The Journey Photography in Alaska and Carol Moorhead of Dog-Tog in Florida. We had our first ever Goal Trackers meeting and I loved hearing all about the plans of these three very different pet photographers. From self-publishing books, to working on personal photo series, from transitioning to In-Person-Sales to introducing new packages - this 20 minute episode is packed with great ideas and I’m sure it will inspire you to set your own goals for the next two months.

23 minAUG 6
Comments
S6E06 | Welcome to Goal Trackers (with Danyel Rogers, Cris Skinner and Carol Moorhead)

S6E05 | Video Marketing for Pet Photographers with Andrew Hellmich

Hands up if this is you . . . - You know that you should be doing more video in your marketing. ♀️ - You might have halfheartedly attempted a few Instagram stories or maybe even a Facebook live, but you just feel so awkward talking to the camera. ♀️ - You keep hearing about how video marketing is the way forward. The all-powerful Algorithm loves video, potential clients connect with you via video, video advertising is so powerful - THE LIST GOES ON! But still, you keep putting it off because it’s also really overwhelming and you’re not really sure where to start? ♀️ SAME! That’s why we’ve brought photography marketing expert Andrew Hellmich back to the Pet Photographers Club show. Andrew has been successfully using video to grow and market his photography business for years, and he’s now teaching other photographers how to do the same with his Daily Vlog Challenge. We were so impressed with everything that Andrew taught us in this episode that we both personally enrolled ...

26 minAUG 1
Comments
S6E05 | Video Marketing for Pet Photographers with Andrew Hellmich

S6E04 | How to Win the Awards (Snapshot)

Having organised and judged these awards for a couple of years now, we’ve decided to sit down and make notes on the most common areas that we see entrants stumble - and compile a list of tips and advice to help you succeed! Tune into our latest video to hear our nine best tips on how to win photography competitions - in particular, the Pet Photographer’s Club International Pet Photographer of the Year Awards. This is a video episode, so if you missed the live chat in the FB Mastermind Group, you can head to the Member Zone to watch the replay. We’ve also included tip #1, which is all about the judging criteria, on iTunes and Stitcher.

5 minJUL 22
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S6E04 | How to Win the Awards (Snapshot)
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