Overcoming the comparison mindset

Episode #262: Interview with Brady Puryear (38 minutes)

Discussion Topics

  1. Overcoming Comparison
  2. dealing with criticism
  3. drawing motivation
  4. sample albums

Brady Puryear

Professional Photographer & Founder of Blacksmith Albums

I started shooting weddings in late 2007 and have shot over 500 weddings since then. After 6 years of shooting weddings I started Blacksmith Albums in 2013.

Today I spend most of my time at Blacksmith’s shop and shoot about 15 weddings a year.

Summary of Discussion Topics:

  • How to overcome the comparison mindset when first starting out.
  • Understanding that every journey to success is unique.
  • Establishing and providing value for your clients.
  • Connecting with your clients like you would old friends and helping them be comfortable with you.
  • How to motivate yourself to get over criticism and opposition.
  • Pulling inspiration and strength from overall life experiences.
  • Getting on referral lists by ordering and distributing sample albums to vendors.
  • Ensuring you are getting qualified leads.
  • Understanding that equipment doesn’t matter in the grand scheme of things.

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