Season 3 | Episode 01 | Craig Bullock on growing your business through publishing and personal projects


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CRAIG BULLOCK | Furtography

Craig Bullock from Furtography in New Zealand, has been photographing pets for over 15 years, is a multi-award winning accredited master of photography, author of three bestselling books and the photographer behind the amazing Dog is Love series. He is New Zealand’s Portrait Photographer of the year and a Fuji X ambassador. In our interview he shares his experience with working with publishers for personal projects, and so much more!

WE DIVED INTO:

  • Craig’s start in photography and the big changes that effected the direction he took

  • How the New Zealand earthquakes impacted Furtography and led to Quake Dogs

  • Partnering with a writer to create a book

  • Getting published and all the details on image rights, contracts and royalties

  • PLUS how Craig books clients and his adventure sessions

As well as switching to a medium format camera and the expectation of being a brand ambassador


MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE . . .

Check out Craig’s beautiful Dog is Love series on his blog


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CRAIG’S TOOLBOX TO SUCCESS

Recommended BOOKS

  • Book: Million Dollar Dog Brand - J Nichole Smith

Favourite APPS

  • Sunseeker

  • Later for Instagram

  • Snapseed

Favourite TOOLS

  • Nik Collection plugin (it works again, yay!)

  • Tave for client bookings

Favourite quote to live by

“If in doubt, apply more glitter!”


OTHER RESOURCES

Purchase Iain’s Facebook Messenger Automation for photographers course and Kirstie’s guide to competitions in this bundle and save!

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5 Common Self-Publishing Mistakes
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