S04E10 | Developing a Signature Style with Chad Dahlquist
S4E09 | Snapshot - Care of Artwork Guides for Clients
Chad Dahlquist | Chad Dahlquist Photography
You’ll recognise the bright and colourful signature style that Chad Dahlquist brings to his work, whether he’s shooting in the studio or on location. His career as a photographer has included commercial work, weddings, head shots and families - but his move into pet photography back in 2017 brought a whole new passion for photography to his business.
WE DIVED INTO:
The beginning of Chad’s photography career
Chad’s tip for starting out in studio
How Chad got his first clients
Turning points for Chad’s business
S04E08 | Creative Publishing and Licensing for Pet Photographers with Ron Schmidt
In this week's Deepdive Episode, we're discussing the importance of educating your clients on how to look after their artwork and sharing our own examples of "Care of Artwork Cards". Should this be considered part of our responsibility and/or service?
Watch our full 20 minute episode to see exactly what Kirstie and I include on our cards, and join in the discussion online with our members in The Pet Photographer’s Club on Facebook.
S4E07 | Snapshot - Three Ways to Speed Up Your Editing
Ron Schmidt | Loose Leashes
Ron Schmidt has captured the hearts of dog lovers worldwide. His colourful, creative and quirky photography can be found commercially and throughout the publishing and licensing industry and if you’re a fellow pet photographer, we have no doubt that you would instantly recognise his work.
WE DIVED INTO:
How Ron got started
How licensing works and what a licensing show is
Working with an agent
Approaching a buyer
Shooting for your gallery
Process for Ron’s concepts and working with schools
Attending schools for promoting books
S04E06 | Shooting in the Moment with Claudio Piccoli
In this week’s Snapshot Episode, Caitlin shares three ways you can speed up your editing process.
Our most recent Member’s Only Deepdive Video was all about our post-production and workflow. Watch our full 20 minute episode to hear more about our process from start to finish, and join in the discussion online with our members in The Pet Photographer’s Club on Facebook.
S4E05 | Snapshot - Dealing with Unhappy Clients
Claudio Piccoli | Claudio Piccoli Photographer
Claudio Piccoli is a name you may recognise, and whose beautiful, action dog photos you certainly will. He’s a Nikon School Master, author of the Personal Workflow book and teaches other aspiring photographers how to ace those incredible dogs in action shots.
S04E04 | Thinking Outside the Box with JB Shepard
In this week’s Snapshot Episode, Caitlin shares what she learnt from a recent experience with an unhappy client.
To listen to the whole story, don’t forget to watch our full 20 minute video episode and join in the discussion online with our members in The Pet Photographer’s Club on Facebook.
S4E03 | Snapshot - The International Pet Photographer of the Year Results
JB Shepard | The Puptrait Studio
JB Shepard is a self-taught photographer and digital artist who walked away from a career in marketing and design to pursue his passion for creative pet portraiture. He is best known for his signature headshot style of dog photography and the whimsical paper hats that feature in many of his portraits.
S4E02 | Quick Tip - Working with Micro Pet Businesses
The International Pet Photographer of the Year Results are out - check out https://www.thepetphotographersclub.com/awards to see all the beautiful photography and view the winners.
Kirstie and Caitlin will be discussing the judging process and sharing their tips and advice for next time in the Pet Photographers Club group on Facebook, so stay tuned for that upcoming deepdive.
S04E01 | Becoming a Commercial Pet Photographer with Sarah McGraw
In this week’s Snapshot Episode, Caitlin shares how you can approach pricing when working with Micro Pet Businesses who might have a smaller budget.
To dive a bit deeper into the topic of Commercial Clients and to learn about the three different types of Commercial Clients we work with, don’t forget to watch our full 20 minute video episode and join in the discussion online with our members in The Pet Photographer’s Club on Facebook.
Sarah McGraw | Sarah McGraw Photography
Sarah McGraw is a professional traveling pet photographer who specialises in natural, candid-style portraits. Her business has continued to evolve over the past decade and as of April 2019 she officially announced that she only be accepting commercial clients. We’re so excited to share with you all about this change and find out how this talented pet photographer is serving commercial clients and small businesses