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Author: James

  • Lea Stafford


    In this episode founder of Stafford Creative + Co and Seven-Eight Living, Lea Staffod talks about intentionality and what it takes to produce events that have a soul. Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify When you work in the fast-paced, demanding world of luxury weddings, it’s easy to run on reactivity – to act…

  • Augusta Cole


    In this episode Augusta Cole talks about her journey, the beautiful roots of her approach to weddings, and the process of starting her own business after working with Easton Events.   Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify A special event is made up of 3 types of experiences – the atmospheric, the tangible and the…

  • John Moler


    In this episode We’re joined by Colorado photographer, John Moler. He shares how he tripled his price tag by simplifying everything he does.  Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Offer a discount, drop your rates, or put more into the package – this is what most people will do when they want to get…

  • Jack Ezon


    In this episode We’re joined by travel industry icon and founder and partner of EMBARK Beyond, Jack Ezon. He shares his journey, what sets his team apart, and why travel matters. He also shares luxury trends in the wedding industry and beyond.  Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify As luxury shifts from conspicuous consumption…

  • Sofia Crokos


    In this episode We’re excited to be joined by the luxury event planner, restaurateur, and founder of Sofia Crokos Events & Lifestyle. Sofia shares how she went from fashion to weddings, how her restaurant came about, and all the incredible ways she chases beauty and inspiration in everything she does. Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen…

  • Lindsey Morgan


    In this episode She talks about her journey, the power of taking action, and how she has created multiple streams of income in her business. Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify When your successful planning business has a thriving floral arm, why would you shut it down? To make room for more creativity and…

  • James x Schulze


    In this episode We talk about the value of curating our brand around serving others instead of ourselves. Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify When it comes to branding and approach, most photographers are focused on themselves. It’s all about their aesthetic and getting clients to fit into it. We make ourselves the thing…

  • Nathan Holritz


    In this episode We’re joined by the CEO and Founder of Photographer’s Edit and host of the Bokeh podcast, Nathan Holritz. We talk about simple and practical steps we can take to make our services pull in the buyers we want. Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Get to know your client and match…

  • B&H Photo


    In this episode We’re joined by photographers and co-hosts of the B&H Photography Podcast, Allan Weitz and Jill Waterman. We talk about luxury weddings, how to build a successful business in that space and the skills that take you to that next level.  Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify For many photographers, weddings are…

  • Alicia Fritz


    In this episode The founder of A Day in May Events talks about her story, her process and what she attributes her success to. Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify At the luxury level of weddings, it’s easy to think you have to live in an epicenter city and have a ton of notoriety…

  • Jennifer Zabinski


    In this episode We’re joined by leading wedding planner, Jennifer Zabinski. She shares how she makes her events so magical, and the thinking behind her approach. Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Creating a magical wedding is a dance of balancing contradictions. You have to saturate the senses without over-producing, steep the event with…

  • Steph Kadlicko


    In this episode We’re joined by destination wedding photographer and hospitality coach, Steph Kadlicko. She shares what she attributes her big leaps in business to – simplicity. Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify In this business, the biggest leaps don’t come from adding bells and whistles to our approach. They come from stripping what…

  • Joshua Coombes


    In this episode We’re joined by the founder of #DoSomethingForNothing, Joshua Coombes. He shares how one haircut changed everything and the powerful movement he built from it.  Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify A simple, kind and meaningful act can have a powerful ripple effect, like giving a haircut to someone in need. Not…

  • Barbi Walters


    In this episode We’re joined by one-third of the Lynden Layne team, Barbi Walters. She shares how they built the company and the cross-pollination between weddings and interiors.  Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Interior design and wedding design have always had a natural synergy. Inspiration from interiors has always trickled into events. Now…

  • Sarah Tivel


    In this episode We’re joined by 1/5th of the amazing team at Gather Events, Sarah Tivel. She shares how weddings have changed over the years, and all the special ways clients get to put their own stamp on their special day because of this shift.  Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Just like dress…

  • Wendy Jacobs Hampton


    In this episode Wendy Jacobs Hampton, the owner of Soirée Telluride, tells her story, and what she attributes her success to.  Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Among the many superpowers of a luxury wedding planner, is the ability to turn 18 months of planning into a timelined, well-executed event with hundreds of moving…

  • David Beahm


    In this episode We’re joined by the incomparable, David Beahm. He shares his story – going from choir director to the incredible career he’s had. Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Luxury is the ability to surprise, delight, anticipate, and deliver. In the wedding space, it’s ultimately the difference between planning an event and…

  • Sarah Bradshaw


    In this episode Sarah talks about her business, her decisions, and her approach to selling. Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify In an industry like wedding photography, “there are as many opinions as there are planners”. It’s easy to get caught up in groupthink and herd mentality. People parrot information about running our businesses…

  • James x Schulze


    In this episode We talk about our evolution as artists behind the camera, and every intangible that goes into what we do, and why we love it. Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Obsessive craftsmanship, storytelling, collaboration. If we could sum up wedding photography, it would be in these 4 words. It’s not just…

  • Michelle Rago


    In this episode The world famous planner shares her story, her process and her mindset around what she does.  Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify “Your vision is safe with me.” That’s what a planner needs to say and deliver to their clients. When you’re at the helm of a magical moment where every…