Caryn DeFreez is a wife, homeschooling mom, and has a big love for documenting stories. She recently left her photography business to pursue her family’s dream of a homeschooling + travel life. In this episode: Caryn tells us what was difficult in her business when it came to documentary clients and one, quiet strategy she […]

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February 4, 2020

Keep the Fire Going with Caryn DeFreez (079)

Keep the Fire Going with Caryn DeFreez (079)

This is an oldie, but a goodie. We’re replaying the very FIRST episode on Intentional Documentary.  Why? It’s just a good time of year to revisit this one. It was written for photographers, but anyone can benefit from these 8 little exercise to gain clarity on what matters most. If you’ve done this before, well, […]

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January 28, 2020

Gain Total Clarity on What Matters Most (078)

Gain Total Clarity on What Matters Most

This is one of those episodes where you really need to listen through. You’ll miss the magic if you’re only half paying attention. So, grab some coffee, a chai tea latte, or a cuppa and get cozy…. you’re in for a treat. Aubrey Vejvoda is a former marketing student turned HypnoCoach. She quit her photography […]

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January 21, 2020

The Power of Your Future Self & Hypnosis with Aubrey Vejvoda (077)

The Power of Your Future Self & Hypnosis with Aubrey Vejvoda (077)

Jessica Hachey is a photographer based in Ontario, Canada. I’ve admired how she prioritizes her love for nature and even records herself getting out into the wild! We talk about: Her brave adventures into the backcountry How her daughter starting school full time was much different than she thought it would be… as she found […]

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January 14, 2020

Missing Photos That Inspired Really Living with Jessica Hachey (076)

Missing Photos That Inspired Really Living with Jessica Hachey (076)

Who else likes 2 for 1 deals? This episode is totally a 2 for 1, because we go into two very different topics all in one episode.  My guest is Alicia Bauer of AllyB Designs. I’ve worked with her on numerous projects including the original version of the Playbook I created back in 2018 to […]

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January 7, 2020

2 for 1: The Client Experience + Mom Guilt with Alicia Bauer (075 )

2 for 1: The Client Experience + Mom Guilt with Alicia Bauer (075 )

When we lived in Michigan, it was always so fun together with friends + family for games nights. If you’ve got near / future plans to spend time with the adults in your life, remember this story. It comes from photographer Ashley Manley who contributed this story on Fearless and Framed back in 2015. It […]

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December 31, 2019

SOTM: Document People Around You, Not Just the Kids (074)

Have you ever been on the receiving end of being a friend’s second choice? You invite them to make plans with you, but they don’t know how to answer right away, like they have to think about it… even though you know damn well they know what they’re doing in 2 days from now (they […]

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December 24, 2019

Culivate Your 2020 Stories (073)

Cultivate Your 2020 Stories

Ever wonder about navigating big life changes while running a business? Or mom guilt? Or how NOT to get bogged down in the editing to sharing to printing process? Our returning guest and Photographic Artist, Michelle McKay, covers all of that and more with us!  Enjoy the story. Welcome back! As we stride into December, […]

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December 17, 2019

Navigating Life, Business and Lightroom with Michelle McKay (072)

Navigating Life, Business and Lightroom with Michelle McKay

Does it feel like all the noise is inescapable? If you’re like, “How do I make it ST-AHH-P already?!” Well, imagine if you could had a *meaningful* way to escape the noise while not sacrificing your ambition. No running to Bali. Not another self-help book / course. No temporary fixes (“Go for a walk. Be present! Create […]

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December 12, 2019

Use Your Stories to Get Off Survival Mode for 2020

I’m absolutely honored to share this conversation today. Jason McGarva came out of left field into my former Preservation Project program.  He’s NOT a documentary family photographer like my usual Preservation Project participants or guests on this podcast for that matter. He’s an internet marketer, speaker and workshop leader (teaching people to communicate better and improve […]

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December 10, 2019

Video Journaling with Jason McGarva (071)

Video Journaling with Jason McGarva