#95: Valuable lessons learnt from a decade in business with Natalie J Watts
Welcome to episode 95 of Shoot Edit Chat Repeat, the podcast for people photographers. Hosted by two leading UK portrait photographers, Vicki Knights & Eddie Judd.
In this episode we are chatting with Natalie J Watts, a wedding photographer & educator based in the U.K. Natalie’s background is in fashion photography and she’s photographed celebrities such as Sir Ian McKellen, Dame Kelly Holme and Dita Von Teese.
As a single mum she has built a hugely successful photography business winning many awards for her work. She now travels around the world photographing weddings & is also passionate about helping other wedding photographers succeed.
We chat to Natalie about the valuable lessons she has learnt in a decade of running her wedding photography business. It is based on this blog post here. https://www.nataliejweddings.com/10-years-self-employed-business-advice/
Natalie’s website https://www.nataliejweddings.com/
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