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Podcast Episode 137: This is Jay Doherty

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Awesome to be kicking off 2024 with the one and only Jay Doherty! If you’ve never met or heard from Jay before, you’re in for a treat, as not only is he a fantastic photographer, but he’s also one of the world’s loveliest humans – I don’t think it’s possible to listen to Jay without a huge smile on your face. Jay shares *so* much on the episode today, including:

  • how skateboarding influenced his wedding photography career,
  • a certain song he listens to before every wedding,
  • his personal project called ‘Wedding Grannies‘,
  • the time he got stuck in the toilet at a bride’s house,
  • creating ‘Learning to Fly‘, the wedding photography retreat,
  • the story behind his motorbike Reportage Award,
  • why he backs up his images as soon as he can,
  • becoming a Yoga teacher and the many benefits it can bring,
  • why he was late to his own wedding,
  • the importance of work-life balance,
  • and so much more…

Tickets are available for Jay’s next Learning To Fly retreat in October 2024 – grab yours here.

Jay will also be speaking at Doc Day on February 20th 2024 – grab one of the last tickets here (and if you’re a TiR member, check the members area for an exclusive discount code). He’ll also be leading a sea-swim the day before Doc Day, which you would never catch me at in a million years, ha!

See more of his ‘Wedding Grannies’ personal project.

As always, you can listen on all the usual places: Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, iTunes/Apple Podcasts, YouTube, and below in this post:

Below is the Reportage Award Jay talks about on the episode:

And the song Jay listens to before every wedding is this:

 

We now have 137 episodes of the podcast, and each and every episode contains so many personal stories, bits of advice and tips from world-class photographers. Over here you can find them all – including all our wedding photography podcast episodes – or head over here for our family photography podcast episodes.

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