An Artist’s Pathway to Profit with Jana Marcus

February 8, 2021 Blog

Episode 57: Jana Marcus In Episode 57 of the Portrait System Podcast, Jana Marcus shares her lifelong journey exploring photography.  Her inspiring decades-spanning career began in fashion photography in dark rooms with film, and included traveling the country as a documentary photographer with an ethos of contributing to society through art.  She went from being […]

Grow in Confidence with Stacey Hanlon

February 1, 2021 Blog

Episode 56: Stacey Hanlon In the Portrait System Podcast, Episode 56, Nikki Closser interviews Stacey Hanlon, an Ontario-based business coach and photographer. Stacey reveals how Sue Bryce Education’s self-value work, as well as her degree in social work, helped her create a business dedicated to growing her client’s confidence.  Her passion for empowering women and […]

Value Your Work, Increase Your Income with Sue Bryce

January 22, 2021 Blog

Episode 55: Sue Bryce Welcome to Sue Bryce’s first 2021 visit to the Portrait System Podcast with Nikki Closser.  In this episode, Sue talks with Nikki about the many ways you can make money with a photographer’s skill set, as well as how to decide what to focus on and build your business around. But […]

Bronze to Silver: Level up your Portrait Masters Awards Submission

January 21, 2021 Artist Spotlight

Episode 54: Matt Stagliano, Joanna Ziemlewski, Annie Marie, and Erica Manning In Episode 54 of the Portrait System Podcast, Nikki Closser talks to four photographers who have all leveled up their Portrait Masters Awards submissions to achieve silver medal status after previously attaining bronze. You’ll hear many perspectives – all varied and wise – from […]

Create Something New with Richard Wood

January 18, 2021 Uncategorized

  Episode 53: Richard Wood In Episode 53 of the Portrait System Podcast, Nikki Closser talks to Richard Wood about his process for creating unique and stunning ideas in his photography.  You’ll get an inside view into his two-story studio set up, his ever-changing lighting choices and photographic pursuits, as well as tips to achieve […]

The Portrait Masters Awards: January 2021

January 14, 2021 Blog

The first round of 2021 Awards & Accreditation is finally here. We are so excited to share news, additions and improvements to the Portrait Masters Awards & Accreditation Program! We created this program to acknowledge, honor, and celebrate high-quality, professional work and to arm you with public recognition you deserve in your field. As someone […]

$20,000 in Debt to Making $2,400 a Photoshoot with Gerson Lopes

May 4, 2020 Artist Spotlight

Top Takeaways • Find the niche you want to focus on and train your eyes. • Use social media to talk about your business. If you don’t, who else will? • Keep learning and try new things. We are always evolving. • There is more to a profitable business than posting pictures on social media […]

Welcome to Free Access Week April 20th- 26th

April 21, 2020 Blog

A Welcome Note From Sue: The SBE landing page states “The Most Comprehensive Portrait Education in the World”. Over the last five years of SBE we have been building, evolving, and developing this content and the SBE library now hosts over 1000 videos and is truly is remarkable. Our global community is beyond anything I […]