083: Suzanne Hanson-Creativity and Branding/Rediscover Your Inner Artist

Dec 22, 2020

Look up the word “Creative” and you might see a photo of my next guest.

Suzanne Hansen Ofeldt is an artist who specializes in photography, coaching for creatives, and business development. She is the founder of Shewanders Photography and creative director for Wanderlings The Zine.

She is is a world adventurer who captures people’s spirits through her creative wedding, portrait, and travel photography. She’s a graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute and has been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings, BRIDES Magazine, The Knot, Style Me Pretty, and more

We discuss the definition of creativity and take a deep dive into her perspective on art and live and so much more.

Other topics include

  • Branding and discovering your style, color palate, and the importance of
  • Fears people have about trying new creative things
  • Apprentice programs
  • Profitability
  • How deep gratitude for our clients leads to loyalty and success
  • Newsletters

She teaches 12 week workshops using Julia Cameron’s books such as “The Artist’s Way” and “The Vein of Gold”. A group is starting Mid January 2021 and she starts new ones periodically.

Suzanne has created a special gift just for listener of The Profitable Photographer called 9 Ways to Be Creative www.shewanders.com/nineways

instagram @shewanders @suzanne_ofeldt

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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.

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