Podcast - Catherine Guidry Photography




embrace imperfection and pursue your passions!

dedicated to helping you, a creative entrepreneur or photographer to


"I am obsessed with Mistakes Make Magic!! The advice that Catherine gives is so helpful in so many ways!! I recently started my journey as a photographer and listening to the podcast has helped me grow tremendously! I listen every morning while I get ready for work!! So excited for future content!"

- Haley Wetzel

the podcast has helped me grow tremendously!

"As a small business owner in the event industry, I CANNOT stop listening to this amazing podcast. It has me inspired and energized with all the tips and tricks of the trade. I feel like these creatives are speaking directly to me and going through the exact things that we are. It’s so refreshing to hear that other business owners are having the same issues and making the same mistakes as us, and most importantly, I love hearing learning how to grow from them." 

- Lauren Barbalich, Truly Haute Candles

i feel like these creatives are speaking directly to me

"I love that this podcast is real! Catherine pulls actionable advice and inspiration out of every person she interviews. As creatives, we all struggle with thinking the person next to us has it all figured out - that they are just creatively and professionally killing it every day. This podcast brings us all back down to earth, puts our feet on the ground and gets us ready to push off into being better business owners and overall, better people!" 

- Courtney Prejean, Brass & Twine

this podcast is real!

"Catherine has gone above and beyond in creating a podcast not only for photographers, but all entrepreneurs. From the beauty of making mistakes in business to education that all of us can use in today's age, she's constantly bringing on new, creative voices to inspire, educate and help you dream outside the box! I cannot recommend this podcast enough."

- Shannon Duggan

education all of us can 
use in today's age!

"Mistakes Make Magic is an incredible behind-the-scenes look into the lives and journeys of entrepreneurs in all fields and walks of life. I’ve found the wisdom here to be invaluable to both business and life. Thank you, Catherine!"

- Lindsey Kaye

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In addition to being a photographer, I am also an educator and podcaster in the creative and photo industry. As the host of the Mistakes Make Magic Podcast, I am unafraid to share my processes and experience with others who are passionate and struggling, but ready to grow!

Sometimes we all just need a little positive push and creative guidance to help establish confidence in a world full of comparison and self doubt. 

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There’s much debate around pricing and how to charge for your photo services. Packages vs a la carte, how to determine your base price, does the market rate matter? These are just a few of the questions that may leave you wondering where to start! In this video I’m answering questions about pricing in hopes […]

082: Do’s and Don’ts of Pricing

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Do these questions sound familiar: * How can I achieve the natural, spontaneous/candid look with my posing without shooting a million candids and hoping for the best? * How do I set up a posing ‘flow’ where I’m not grasping at straws and feeling awkward trying to come up with the next pose? * What […]

081: A Guide to Better Photo Posing – Q&A Style

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Copywriter and brand messaging strategist Erika Fitzgerald shares all the copywriting secrets you need to convert followers into paying clients.

080: Erika Fitzgerald – The Secret to Converting Clients

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If you’re working a 9-5 and dreaming of being a photographer, grab your notebook and your favorite pen – this episode is for you! I’m trying something new with this episode that I’m thrilled for you to listen in on: I recorded a mentoring call with a local photographer, Alison Arikol, who’s in the beginning […]

079: A Guide to Starting & Growing Your Photography Business

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Marla Bernstein of Traveling for Two shares the behind-the-scenes of creating content as a travel influencer and working with your partner!

078: How to Become Travel Influencers and Bloggers with Traveling For Two

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On this episode of Mistakes Make Magic, we’re featuring Holdfast’s visionary Matthew Swaggart. Timing is everything in life. For Matthew, his timing couldn’t have been more perfect for the invention and creation of the Holdfast product line. If you’ve ever seen a photographer wearing those harness-like leather straps at a session or event, Swaggart is […]

077: Matthew Swaggart – Why Timing is Important

If you or someone you know would be a great fit for the podcast, reach out! We are interested in creative entrepreneurs doing inspiring things, willing to share their mistakes and lessons learned with the listeners!

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