Finding Creative Success

Finding creative success is a weekly podcast where Matt Peet interviews successful visually creative entrepreneurs to learn what drives their success and what can be learned from their success. The guests will be people who have found success in their field whether it is photography, graphic design, videography, or motion design. Matt Peet studied Graphic design with an emphasis on photography in college and runs a startup video production company so he wants to interview people who have similar skill-sets and are truly finding creative success.
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Dec 26, 2016

Nick Schale is an entrepreneur that has been in the storytelling business for over a decade. His company, 29 Pixel Studios, uses video and photography as their primary tools. In 2009, Nick created KCVideoCore, an official Adobe user group in Kansas City that teaches all things Adobe and Video. In 2016, he created Business Tips for Creatives, a podcast aimed at helping creative professionals with quick business tips.

Dec 19, 2016

Tyler is a husband, a father of 3, a wedding photographer, an entrepreneur. He has photographed over 250 weddings in his career. He also has founded the Southeast Photo Convention which consist of around 200 photographers in attendance yearly.

Dec 12, 2016

Matt shoots weddings, timelapses, drones, travel videos, and in general try to create something every day. To date, I've shot something in the area of 200 weddings, lots of promo videos, and grown a decently sized beard.

Dec 5, 2016

Rachel is a Portrait and wedding photographer based near Washington, DC -She teaches and mentors on business and sales -Co-founder of the brand new site, an online educational resource for photographers.

Nov 28, 2016

In this episode I go SOLO to bring you some of my favorite Facebook tips to increase your reach and get more leads. Head over to to get get 2 more BONUS tips!

Nov 21, 2016

Paul is a Director who operates a production company based out of Atlanta, Ga. Since starting Pablo Productions in 2012, he has had the opportunity to work with many high profile clients in the fields of television & radio.

Nov 14, 2016

Lukas has discovered his dream job in capturing emotions and saving memories and gets to travel everywhere to make it happen! Not only is lukas a phenomenal photography business owner but He also is the founder of Looks Like Film. Looks Like Film is a company that puts on workshops around the world to help photographers grow in different areas.

Nov 7, 2016

Meagan is a published creative wedding and portrait photographer + gifographer of 5+ years specializing in telling people's stories through still and living imagery! She created the term "gifography" to give a name to the practice of making gifs and cinem

Oct 31, 2016

Rudy is a wedding photographer who is half of Rudy & Marta Photography. They are based out of Orlando, FL, but travel everywhere. Rudy and Marta specialize in making clients feel comfortable in their own skin.

Oct 24, 2016

Mari is a 22 year old photographer who lives about 2 hours west of Chicago with her daughter Nova. Aside from dancing and instructing yoga, She has been successfully running her photography business for just over a year now and in that time she has produced some amazing work!  

Oct 17, 2016

Chadwick Braithwaite started photography 8 years ago after working in electrical engineering.He stores my clothes, car and paperwork in Salt Lake City, Utah; and he has traveled worldwide for destination weddings and commercial photography.

Oct 10, 2016

Angelina is a Professional full-time photographer based in Odense, Denmark whose main focus on weddings and babies.

Oct 3, 2016

Dorie is a  Published Professional Photographer that has been In business for 7 years. She Specializes in newborns and maternity portraiture and is currently co-owner of IPSMastermind, which is an education site for photographers. She is also the co-owner of the popular IPS group.

Sep 26, 2016

Joe is a professional photographer in New York City, specializing in editorial portraits. His clients include adidas, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Navy Safe Harbor (Navy Wounded Warrior), Varsity Vocals, and the NYU-Tisch Clive Davis School of Music.

Sep 19, 2016

Aside from being my wedding photographer(!), Katie is a wedding photographer in Charleston South Carolina specializing in outdoor weddings at historic & unique venues. her work has been published on some of the top wedding blogs - Martha Stewart Weddings, Junebug Weddings and Southern Weddings.

Sep 12, 2016

Cody is a wedding photographer with a big heart for education from Nashville, Tennessee. He first discovered his love for photography in 2014 and has been all in since then! He is the co-founder of Forest + Falls workshop where photographers get together to learn from some amazing speakers who have created successful photography careers and take pictures along side them in eastern Tennessee! 

Sep 5, 2016

Aaron and Whitney are a husband and wife wedding photography team based out of Brooklyn, NY. They made the shift from part to full time when we relocated from their small hometown of Joplin, MO. Together they have shot over 100 weddings all over the US!

Aug 29, 2016

Lee Morris has been a wedding photographer for over 10 years and in 2010 he started Fstoppers with Patrick Hall. Fstoppers has grown into one of the top resources for photography lighting, gear reviews, business tips, behind the scenes, and industry news and reaches over 1.5 million photographers!

Aug 22, 2016

Meg helps businesses create marketable videos. She's a bestselling author and successfully funded by Kickstarter. She runs and is a part of multiple businesses in the wedding, marketing and media industries.

Aug 15, 2016

Kyle is a full time wedding & portrait photographer based in Seattle, WA. he has been full time for close to 5 years and has shot over 300 weddings in various places around the world.

Aug 8, 2016

 Jon and Brittani husband Jon run "The Hons” which is a Wedding photography business based in New York City (Just moved here from Orlando, Florida). They have been Full time photographers for 4 years. Featured on Junebug, Wedding chicks, style me pretty, The Knot (NY magazine). They also just got word that their photos are going to be featured in Brides Magazine this December!

Aug 1, 2016

Alex has been photographing weddings since 2012 and recently moved back to her hometown in Nashville, Tennessee From Charleston, Sc. Alex uses her skills in Nashville as well as Charleston, her two favorite cities  and the places she considers “home”. Alex majored in marketing at the University of Tennessee In Chattanooga and She is also a 4th generation photographer who enjoys taking naps, going on runs, and working it in her schedule to eat tacos at least 3 times per week!

Jul 25, 2016

Citlalli is a Mexican photographer passionate about green leaves, visual arts and constant learning. She has been a wedding photographer for 10 years and sharing her experiences for 7 years everywhere she's been called to. She truly believe's that, as a photographer, she has the mission of capturing meaningful images for us and for others

Jul 18, 2016
Kris Simmons is the founder of KRE8 UNIVERSITY, an online membership program and exclusive community dedicated to helping independent video producers and freelance professionals learn how to start, manage and grow a successful production company.  
Kris’ expertise is derived from 20+ years in the industry as a multiple award-winning video producer and entrepreneur.  
As Executive Producer & CEO of 6 STRONG MEDIA, Kris successfully delivers hundreds of video productions each year for large corporations, creative agencies and successful small businesses located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. Kris has brought in more than $5million with his video production company as well as generating a consistent six figure personal income! 

Some of his most notable clients include ABC Sports,  BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Boy Scouts of America, Chick Fil A, Murphy USA, and Nike . 
Jul 11, 2016
Candice started taking photographs at age six and ruined her mother’s countertop with darkroom chemicals while studying Photojournalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked as a Photojournalist for over 20 years for some of the largest publications in the country, including 11 years as a Staff Photojournalist for the Chicago Tribune, where she was a team member that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2000. She has taught Photojournalism since 2002 as an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University and has photographed weddings for 7 years. She teaches wedding photographers how to capture moments, has spoken at professional seminars across America and Europe, and is the founder of the Moment-Driven Workshop.
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