Hair of the dog Podcast

Weekly conversations to help pet photographers excel

Welcome to the hair of the dog podcast

I’m all about helping pet photographers achieve their wildest dreams – whether that’s honing their craft or building a thriving, six-figure+ business. From tried-and-true strategies and practical tips, to digging deep into the often-overlooked aspects of success, like mindset and personal growth.

Join me for actionable advice and fun, candid conversations that will inspire you to take your pet photography to the next level!  Scroll down to check out our latest podcasts, or click the button to listen on Apple Podcasts.

Most Recent Podcasts

Below you’ll find our most recent podcasts, starting with the most recently launched.

The Coaching Journals pt. 1

The Coaching Journals pt. 1

Today, we’re launching a new podcast series in which we’re airing coaching calls between Heather Lahtinen and two members of the Hair of the Dog’s Elevate community.

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome with Shelley Paulson

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome with Shelley Paulson

My good friend Shelley Paulson does it too – and she’s been in the business for almost 20 years! Shelley, one of the OG equine photographers, is my guest on the Hair of the Dog podcast this week and we’re talking about imposter syndrome.

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3 Strategies for Smoother Sales with Karinda Kinsler

3 Strategies for Smoother Sales with Karinda Kinsler

Karinda is an equine photographer based in Montgomery, Texas, but her clients come to her from all around the country, paying a premium price for her sessions. Through those sessions she’s refined her sales process to a place where she regularly makes $6,000 sales, and she’s sharing three of her strategies with us on this week’s episode of the Hair of the Dog podcast.

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Wanna see our whole list of podcasts?

See all the episodes we’ve created to date. Spoiler alert- there are a lot of them!

“Invaluable resource for pet photographers!”

The Hair of the Dog Podcast is just another one of the amazing resources that Nicole Begley has created for pet photographers! Running a photography business is so much more than taking pretty pictures. Nicole and her guests share so much more on the HOD podcast, the information is truly invaluable!


Looking for a certain podcast topic?

Check out our special pet photography podcast topics below, to get the information you need now.


Dog and horse photography skill-building tips


Photoshop and Lightroom tips and tricks

Pricing & Sales

Pricing sessions & products, and selling both


Starting up, workflow, copyright and more


How to find clients and get your calendar booked


Mindset strategies for a successful business


Searching for something super specific?

Search our podasts (and YouTube videos!) for topics like:

best lens locations video collections SEO copyright

“Informative and very useful”

This podcast shares a wealth of useful and practical information for all photographers. I listen to many of the Podcasts several times and take notes.I highly recommend it for all photographers, not just pet photographers.


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Are you ready to connect with pet photographers from all over the world?  Join us in the Hair of the Dog Community – a community created for working and aspiring professional pet photographers.


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