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The Photographer's Revolution

The Photographer's Revolution

By Dana Pugh
Family photographer, Dana Pugh, talks with other photographers who are balancing motherhood with creativity and running a business. Raw, real conversations about the difficulties that we all face.
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The Photographer's Revolution

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Maddy Shine is known by her clients as the SEO Queen. She helps ambitious creative businesses get more sales through SEO ( search engine optimisation) or “So Exciting Obviously” as she likes to call it. She loves to teach creative entrepreneurs in a fun way how to get found online, because SEO does not have to be dry or dull, it can be used as the tool to get you fully booked by your dream audience. Her passion for what she does and her attention to detail along with her sense of fun forms a package that will make you wonder how you did things before she came along. Clients praise Maddy for her ability to focus in on what truly works, as she creates no-fluff strategies that focus on business growth. Based in London, Maddy travels regularly, easily spotted by her large and colourful earrings.  You can find her dancing here on Instagram, in her lively Facebook group So Exciting Obviously SEO for Creative Women or supporting strong women on her YouTube channel Gin & Magic. You can stalk her services here. She mentions this blogpost in the chat:
November 28, 2019
Adriana de la Cruz and Dear Photographer
Dana Pugh chats with Adriana about how being an immigrant shaped her as a creative, as well as, the future of Dear Photographer.
April 22, 2019
Kirsty Larmour Interview
Dana Pugh and Kirsty Larmour chat about life, photography and much business and self worth chat! Plus, at the end, they talk about how few females get the opportunity to chat about photography at large conferences and how they wish large conferences would change, it's worth listening to the end!! Trust me! Kirsty's links:
April 03, 2019
Megan Loeks talks Life and Photography with Dana Pugh
She has an undeniable style that you can recognize anywhere, Megan Loeks joins Dana Pugh to talk about her creative journey so far. Check out her work here:
March 28, 2019
Commercial/Editorial Photography with Lynsey Weatherspoon
Dana chats with the wonderful, Lynsey Weatherspoon, all about commercial photography and life(because Dana can never stay on one topic! ha!). Check out Lynsey's work here: Enjoy!
March 26, 2019
Katherine North from Declare Dominion
We talk all about boundaries and self-care in this lovely chat with the woman behind  In our chat she mentions these two links: 
February 27, 2019
Kirsten Lewis Interview
Dana and Kirsten talk all about the reality of running a photography business. They mention this Facebook post: And, of course, you can see Kirsten's work here: And, find her on Instagram here:  ***her instagram stories are full of inspiration and helpful tidbits
February 21, 2019
Blake Loates
In this episode, I chat with Blake all about her personal project, We All Believe in You. We cover mental health in artists, recognizing your own limits, and being open to opportunities. See her project here: and her own website here:
February 13, 2019
Elizabeth Blank Photography Interview
Elizabeth shares all about her own journey in photography and how taking her camera underwater helped her find some own clarity in the direction she wanted to take her own work. Find her beautiful work here:
January 16, 2019
Courtney Zerizef From Creative Homeroom
Dana and Courtney talk all about running a sustainable photography business. We touch on definitions of terms and the importance of being specific with these terms. We talk about understanding your target market and how to use that to your advantage. Plus, much more. Please visit Courtney's website: and follow her over on Instagram: A couple of small things, in this podcast, we talk a lot about The Real Life Conference in Canmore. This was recorded in late October, just a couple of weeks before we were to see each other at this conference. It is an amazing conference for female photographers. Go to the website to check it out: We also talk about a photographer with galleries in Vegas and I couldn't think of his name. It's Peter Lik.
December 30, 2018
Alpana Aras from Storybox Art
Chatting photography and life with Alpana Aras of Storybox Art. The conversation continues in The Photographer's Revolution private Facebook group--so go find us on Facebook.
December 21, 2018
Kyla Ewert
Dana Pugh talks to Kyla Ewert about being in the thick of raising small kids and trying to be a creative who is also in business. Enjoy!
July 16, 2018
Deb Schwedhelm
Dana discusses the journey from Lifestyle family photographer to Fine Art photographer with the wonderful Deb Schwedhelm of
June 28, 2018
Jen Downer
In this episode, Dana talks to long time photographer and friend, Jen Downer of about being the primary breadwinner, the challenges of personal work as your kids age, and longevity in the industry.
June 21, 2018
Tara Whitney
Dana Pugh has a casual conversation about motherhood, photography and nurturing yourself and your creative spirit with the amazing Tara Whitney.
May 24, 2018
The Photographer's Revolution Podcast ep. 1 Summer Murdock
Dana Pugh has a casual conversation with photographer, Summer Murdock, about how motherhood has influenced her creative and business choices throughout her career. and
May 09, 2018