Unforgettable Maternity & Newborn Photography with Kristina Reche

April 22, 2022 Artist Spotlight

Clubhouse Conversation: Kristina Reche Maternity Photography and Newborn Photography are genres that fit so well together. This blog shares expert tips to help you be successful in each one. In the latest episode of the Portrait System Podcast: Clubhouse Edition, Kevin Conde and Ashleigh Taylor chat with Kristina Reche, a Maternity and Newborn Photographer based […]

Stand-Out Service from Home with Tina Leu

April 19, 2022 Artist Spotlight

Episode 122: Tina Leu Many photographers worry that having their business at home will make them seem less professional. But, Tina Leu shows just how successful having a studio in your home can be. In Episode 122 of the Portrait System Podcast, Nikki Closser chats with DC-area portrait and personal branding photographer Tina Leu. When […]

Dive Deep into Fine Art with Joshua Simmons

April 16, 2022 Artist Spotlight

Clubhouse Conversation: Joshua Simmons The tradition of portraiture extends into the classical period and beyond. As photographers, we are part of this rich, cultural practice that helps humanity understand the depths of our emotions and the profundity of our existence. In the latest episode of the Portrait System Podcast: Clubhouse Edition, Kevin Conde and Ashleigh […]

An Easy Buy for Seniors with Erica Manning

April 11, 2022 Artist Spotlight

Episode 121: Erica Manning High School Seniors have lots of options when shopping for their Senior photos, so make it easy for them to choose you! In Episode 121 of the Portrait System Podcast, Nikki Closser chats with Erica Manning, a Fellows-accredited portrait photographer based near Columbus, Ohio, who specializes in senior photography with some […]

Beyond the Doomies with Aaron Jay Young

April 9, 2022 Artist Spotlight

Clubhouse Conversation: Aaron Jay Young What do you when you are inexplicably stuck in the feeling that something is wrong or about to go wrong? In the latest episode of the Portrait System Podcast: Clubhouse Edition, Kevin Conde and Ashleigh Taylor chat with Los Angeles-based portrait and editorial photographer Aaron Jay Young about his successes […]

Social Media Marketing Magic with Martha Felix

April 4, 2022 Artist Spotlight

Episode 120: Martha Felix We’ve heard time and time again, “Don’t put all your marketing eggs in your social media basket,” and yet Martha’s business comes 70% from social media and 30% from referrals! In Episode 120 of the Portrait System Podcast, Nikki Closser chats with North-Phoenix portrait photographer Martha Felix. Martha has been shooting […]

Boudoir in the Wild with Jasmin Jade

April 1, 2022 Artist Spotlight

Clubhouse Conversation: Jasmin Jade We often think of boudoir as a genre that needs to be accomplished behind closed doors, but what happens when we take boudoir into the wild? In the latest episode of the Portrait System Podcast: Clubhouse Edition, Kevin Conde and Ashleigh Taylor chat with Jasmin Jade, indoor and outdoor boudoir photographer […]

Small Town, Big Success (in a Barn!) with Leslie Q

March 30, 2022 Artist Spotlight

Episode 119: Leslie Q In Episode 119 of the Portrait System Podcast, Nikki Closser chats with Leslie Q of Leslie Q Photography in New Carlisle, IN. New Carlisle is a town of 2,000, but despite being in such a small town, Leslie runs a successful business specializing in magazine-style photography. For many years, Leslie operated […]

Growth Mindset with Matt Stagliano

March 25, 2022 Artist Spotlight

Clubhouse Conversation: Matt Stagliano Being in a community of professional photographers can be so inspiring and help us to grow our abilities and strengthen our craft. But, as Kevin points out, it can also be intimidating and make us doubt our own abilities as compared to others. In the latest episode of the Portrait System […]

Underwater Magic with Mallory Morrison

March 21, 2022 Artist Spotlight

Episode 118: Mallory Morrison What does it take to create gorgeous underwater portraits that art collectors want to buy? In Episode 118 of the Portrait System Podcast, Nikki Closser chats with Mallory Morrison, a fine art, underwater photographer based in LA. Mallory’s main source of income is from selling fine art prints, and she also […]