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Episode 55 Eric McFarland // Transitioning to Sony by Ulices Del Toro

On this episode Eric and I finally sit down to talk about our transition over to Sony. We bring up some topics like the newly announced Sigma lenses, a new mirrorless camera by Sigma a lot more talk about Sony and mirrorless cameras in general!

Connect with Eric:

www.The-McFarlands.com

www.instagram.com/_themcfarlands_

www.instagram.com/_ericm_

New Sigma Lenses announced: https://petapixel.com/2019/07/11/sigma-debuts-3-full-frame-mirrorless-lenses-including-their-first-f-1-2-lens/

New Sigma Full Frame Mirrorless Camera: https://petapixel.com/2019/07/11/sigma-unveils-the-fp-the-worlds-smallest-full-frame-mirrorless-camera/

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Episode 54 Alex Bruce // Temecula Ca Wedding Photographer by Ulices Del Toro

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Alex Bruce from AlexAndJana Wedding Photography. I recently met Alex through another podcasting facebook group and realized how close he was to us, so I asked him to come on to the podcast to learn more about him and his wedding photography business he runs with his wife Jana. We had a great talk about his curiosity with Sony, his recent purchase of a photobooth and much more!

Connect with Hannah:

www.alexandjana.com

www.instagram.com/alexandjanaphoto

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Episode 53 Wedding Photo Hangover Crossover by Ulices Del Toro

Last week I had the pleasure of joining Steven Van Elk on an episode of the Wedding Photo Hangover Podcast, if you have not listened to their podcast you have to go check it out! Steve and Dustin are some of the funniest and most hardworking guys in the industry, and their podcast is so entertaining. Hope you guys enjoy!

Connect with Steven:

www.weddinghangover.com/

redwoodlane.net

bespoketone.com

www.Instagram.com/StevenVanElk

www.instagram.com/weddingphotohangover

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Episode 52 Hannah Geith by Ulices Del Toro

Hannah is a wedding photographer and close friend of ours who approached us just under a year ago to get some advice on starting and running her own wedding photography business, she has since doubled her business. Hannah came by to talk about some of the things she has done to push her wedding business forward and how she’s managed to grow her clientele in such a short amount of time.

Connect with Hannah:

www.hgphotography.co

www.instagram.com/hgphotography.co

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Episode 51 Preparing for Wedding Season by Ulices Del Toro

On todays podcast I bring up a couple of topics like, what do you do to prepare (physically) for wedding season? What are some of the boundaries within your wedding packages and getting a request from a client not to share their photos on social media. If you have topics or questions you want to hear on the podcast, send me a DM or jump over to the facebook group and share your thoughts with us there!

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Episode 50 Brandi Potter // Social Media Is A Tool Not A Lifestyle by Ulices Del Toro

This week I asked Brandi Potter to come on the podcast and talk about her work. Brandi is a wedding photographer from Louisville Kentucky, she is in the middle of transitioning her work to Los Angeles. She has been published on Buzzfeed, Junebug Weddings, Wedding Wire as well as recently attending WPPI as a panelist. Her very distinct style, working with light and creating intimate moments with her clients has set her apart from the pack. It was really great to hear how she looks at photography, her opinions on social media and the amount of priority she places on SEO for her business.

Connect with Brandi:

www.brandipotterphoto.com

www.instagram.com/brandipotterphoto

www.instagram.com/brandipottereducation

www.thisworkshopdoesntsuck.com

Brandi donates parts of her preset sales to various charities, at the time of this recording, these are the charities she had donated to this year we discussed on the episode:

https://www.nature.org/en-us/ -March
http://nationalhomeless.org/ - February
http://www.endthebacklog.org/ -January
https://www.thetrevorproject.org/ -December

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Episode 49 The Authentic Collective // Atlanta Wedding Photographers by Ulices Del Toro

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This week I invited Greg and Savannah from the Authentic Collective to join me on the podcast and learn more about them and their wedding photography business. I have been following their work for sometime now, and I love their work, the emotion they are able to capture and wanted to get to know the couple behind the camera!

Connect with Greg + Savannah:

www.authenticcollective.blog

www.instagram.com/emberwolves

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Episode 48 Steven Van Elk Part 2 // What makes your location unique to photography by Ulices Del Toro

On this week, Steven Van Elk is back with the second half of our discussion! On this episode we talk about finding the unique things that make shooting in our central locations special. Jenn and Steves experience photographing in California. Dealing with rescheduled shoots due to bad weather. Renting elephants for your wedding. When to raise your pricing, and hiring and training associate shooters.

Connect with Steven:

www.weddinghangover.com/

redwoodlane.net

bespoketone.com

www.Instagram.com/StevenVanElk

www.instagram.com/weddingphotohangover

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www.deltorophoto.com 

www.twitter.com/deltorophoto 

www.instagram.com/weddingphotopodcast 

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Gabriel’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBhIL_Gmj1hDmTx7oCNHzxA

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Episode 47 Steven Van Elk Part 1 // The Tables Have Turned by Ulices Del Toro

This week Steven Van Elk joins the podcast in this two part episode! Steven runs his own podcast Wedding Photo Hangover along with his co-host Dustin McKibben, it is an irreverent look at wedding photography and it is an incredibly funny show! We sat down to talk about some different wedding photography related topics, but he quickly takes over the show, apparently he had his own agenda this week.

Connect with Steven:

www.weddinghangover.com/

redwoodlane.net

bespoketone.com

www.Instagram.com/StevenVanElk

www.instagram.com/weddingphotohangover

Connect with me:

www.deltorophoto.com 

www.twitter.com/deltorophoto 

www.instagram.com/weddingphotopodcast 

www.instagram.com/deltorophoto 

Gabriel’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBhIL_Gmj1hDmTx7oCNHzxA

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Episode 45 Eric McFarland // Hot Sauce, Beer and a Wedding Nightmare by Ulices Del Toro

I got together with Eric McFarland to talk about his recent transition to Sony, and he shares with us some of his recent experiences. We also share some beers, eat some hot sauce and Eric tells us a nightmare story that happen at a wedding a few years back!

First 15min Video of this podcast on YouTube! https://youtu.be/4z2KagrPoYA

Connect with Eric:

www.The-McFarlands.com

www.instagram.com/_themcfarlands_

www.instagram.com/_ericm_

The Godox V1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Emx3ZZlNR3Y&t=35s

Yongnuo YN450: https://www.digitalcameraworld.com/news/yongnuo-yn450-android-camera-micro-four-thirds-sensor-canon-ef-mount

The Leica Q2: https://www.digitalcameraworld.com/news/leica-q2-is-coming-soon

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Episode 44 Sarah May and Summer Shea // Let's Talk Workshops by Ulices Del Toro

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Sarah May is a wedding and event stylist who recently started her own workshop for photographers and wedding vendors, Summer is a photographer and an avid photography workshop attendee, we sat down to talk about the good and bad about photography workshops.

Connect with Sarah and Summer:

www.sarahmaydesigns.com

www.instagram.com/sarahmay_designs

www.instagram.com/weddinglifesocial

www.desertlunaphotobooths.com

www.summersheaphotography.com

www.instagram.com/summershea

www.facebook.com/SummerSheaPhotography

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Episode 42 Andy Buscemi // New York Wedding Photographer by Ulices Del Toro

Photo Credit: Roman Polyachenko

I had Andy Buscemi on the podcast this week and I can’t tell you how much great advice is loaded in this weeks episode! We talked about how he sets and adjusts his pricing for his weddings, his views on advertising and marketing and tells us about some of the questions you should be asking yourself when starting your own business. A big thank you to Andy for joining us!

Connect with Andy:

www.buscemiphotography.com

www.instagram.com/andybuscemi

www.weddingphotographersunite.com

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www.deltorophoto.com 

www.twitter.com/deltorophoto 

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Episode 41 Eric McFarland // Culling, Associate Shooting, Leaving Stuff In Your Car and more... by Ulices Del Toro

Eric and I got together to do what we love to do most, share some beers and talk photography. On this episode we got together to talk about Associate Shooting, leaving stuff in your car, culling your photos, product announcements and more! Loved hanging out and getting to chat, enjoy this episode!

Connect with Eric:

www.The-McFarlands.com

www.instagram.com/_themcfarlands_

www.instagram.com/_ericm_

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www.deltorophoto.com 

www.twitter.com/deltorophoto 

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Episode 40 // Special Requests From Your Clients by Ulices Del Toro

On this episode I discuss a recent request from a client to remain private and not use any of their photos for promotion or social media. My good friend Marcos also asked me about a client requesting some of his photos that he turned Black and White be re-edited in color, but his problem is those photos were over exposed and only looked good in Black in White. Enjoy the episode, I hope everyone is off to a strong start to the new year!

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Episode 39 New Years Resolutions by Ulices Del Toro

On this week’s episode I go over some of my new years resolutions I have for 2019. These are some of the things I want to accomplish in my photography this next year. I would love to hear what your new years resolutions are for the new year!

A huge thank you to our Sponsor IE Photo Rentals! Listen to the podcast for a special offer!

www.iephotorentals.com

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Episode 38 Dustin McKibben // Co-host of the Wedding Photo Hangover Podcast by Ulices Del Toro

I am a huge fan of the Wedding Photo Hangover Podcast, and I have been fortunate enough to get to know the hosts as well as making an appearance on their podcast. Recently Dustin flew in to California to film a wedding, I took advantage of his trip and drove down to San Diego to meet him and get him on the podcast! We talked about outsourcing your work, adding different streams of revenue to your photography and how to run a sustainable business with a future. Give it a listen, its another great episode!

Connect with Dustin:

www.dustinandcorynn.com

www.instagram.com/dustinandcorynn

www.instagram.com/dustin_mckibben

www.instagram.com/theweddingphotohangover

www.instagram.com/bigburrito_creative

Luke’s Instagram:

www.instagram.com/unscriptedvisuals


If you want to hear my appearance on the Wedding Photo Hangover Podcast you can find that here:

www.weddinghangover.com/2018/12/ulices-del-toro-wedding-photo-podcast.html

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Episode 37 Gustavo Caraveo - Photographing my first wedding by Ulices Del Toro

Gustavo Caraveo had the opportunity to photograph his very first wedding. This was an interesting perspective on someone who did not necessarily have the intention on becoming a wedding photographer, but as the opportunity presented itself, it definitely gained his interest. Gustavo is a close friend of mine, so this was a very special for me to able to sit down with a close friend and talk about photography.

Connect with Gustavo:

www.instagram.com/g_caraveo

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Episode 36 India Earl - Wedding Photographer/Educator by Ulices Del Toro

In this episode I had the pleasure of sitting down to talk to wedding photographer India Earl. Based in Salt Lake City Utah, India has made her impact in the wedding industry establishing her career as a traveling wedding photographer on assignment all around the world. She has also taken what she’s learn to create her own education program for photographers looking to get into the industry. And most recently she has started a kickstarter along with her partner Weston to create the perfect camera harness.

Connect with India:

www.indiaearl.com

www.indiaearleducation.com

www.instagram.com/indiaearl

Camera Harness Kickstarter:

www.kickstarter.com/projects/2014891565/rose-anvil-india-earl-camera-harness

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Episode 35 Nathaniel Jensen - First year as a full-time wedding photographer by Ulices Del Toro

On this episode of the Wedding Photo Podcast I sat down with wedding photographer Nathaniel Jensen. At the time of this interview his business had recently celebrated one year since he quit his corporate job and made the jump that we all fear/look forward to making. In that one year, he learned how to manage his business, grow a clientele, and start a community for photographers to join, network, attend seminars and learnt o grow their businesses together. He’s got a couple accomplishments under his belt, and he’s just getting started. If you are new to photography, or the business, this episode will definitely give you some encouragement and motivation!

Connect with Nathaniel:

www.nathanieljensenphotos.com

www.facebook.com/nathanieljensenphotography

www.instagram.com/nathanieljensenphotography


Creatives Collaborative

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Episode 34 A Thanksgiving Special with my wife Maria Del Toro by Ulices Del Toro

Photo: The McFarlands

In this episode I sat down with my wife Maria to talk about some of the weddings we photographed throughout the year. We talked about some of the experiences we had throughout the year, the good, the bad. It was fun sitting down with Maria to go over the past year and give thanks to all our couples who gave us the opportunity to photograph their weddings, and also to give thanks our listeners for all your continuous support of this podcast!

Connect with Maria:

www.instagram.com/mariiadeltoro

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