053: Sean Brown-Overcome Fear to Pursue Your Dreams

May 27, 2020

This week, Luci speaks with Sean Brown, a high school senior photographer who never thought he would be a photographer. After going to college with the intention of becoming a cardiologist, Sean decided to take a leap and pursue his dreams of working in photography, and he hasn’t looked back. To date, Sean has been named as one of the Top 100 High School Senior Photographers in the nation by Senior Style Guide Magazine and has been asked to speak at conferences around the country about his business endeavors.

In this episode, Sean shares how to overcome fears and pursue your dreams all while becoming successful in your new industry.

Topics Include:

-How to leave the safety of your stable job to pursue a more fulfilling career in photography

-Key tips on how to raise your prices as your experience in photography grows

-Why specializing in a particular market will help you to grow faster and become well known

-The importance of branding and how to introduce yourself to your brand

-How to break into the senior photography market

-What current high school seniors are looking for in a photography session

-The power of social media and how to use it to grow your business organically

-Why betting on yourself to win is the best thing you can do for yourself and your customers

Thanks to Sean, Luci’s listeners can receive a “How to Grow Your Business” starter kit where you can learn how start the photography business you’ve always dreamed of owning:


Just go to lucidumascoaching.com and click on the classes tab for more info and to sign up.

-Luci is starting a small mastermind group called “Your Highest Profit Year” to help YOU hit the ground running and take positive action now and in the future. Contact Luci at luci@lucidumas.com for more info or to schedule a quick call

Connect with Sean Brown:
Email: Sean@seanbrownproductions.com
Website: www.seanbrownproductions.com

Connect with Luci Dumas:
Coaching: LuciDumasCoaching.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/LuciDumasCoaching/Email: luci@lucidumas.com
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/luci-dumasInstagram: @theprofitablephotographer_podPhotography Website: LuciDumas.com
Coaching: LuciDumasCoaching.com

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Welcome to The Profitable Photographer Podcast with Luci Dumas!

Why I think you’ll want to tune in every week!

In the photography business as a wedding and children’s portrait specialist, for four decades, I’ve accumulated a wealth of knowledge, connections, and inspiration that I’m eager to share with you. Friends encouraged me to have a show, saying that I have a unique voice as a woman in this industry for so many years.  So I said yes to photographers like you who want to achieve success, profitability, and inspiration.

1- Amazing guests. I have incredible network of wonderful photographers and teachers that I have the privilege of knowing personally, or discovering through my continuing involvement in our industry. And as a teacher at heart, I am always excited to share my own thoughts and new information I discover.

2-Selling is my Superpower. I am a huge advocate for “In Person Sales” for portrait and wedding photographers, so you will here frequent discussions about how to sell multiple wall portraits and albums to every clients.

3- Actionable steps. Through engaging and fun conversation, we dive deep into their (and my) knowledge and insights to bring you actionable steps you can implement in your own photography business. It’s like having a chat with a trusted friend who genuinely cares about your growth and success.

4- Fun Conversations. My style is to have a fun and warm interview with my guests and pull out gems you will enjoy and learn from.

5- Personal Growth. I am a big believer in positive thinking, power of attraction, and a success mindset that helps us in every aspect of out lives. I love to share my perspective and tools to enhance your inner journey to success.

My mission is to uplift and support photographers like you.

So, join me on The Profitable Photographer, and let’s embark on a journey of success, profitability, and inspiration together. It’s time to turn your photography passion into a thriving and fulfilling business.



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