January 16, 2024

How Do You Deal with Imposter Syndrome? | Your Photographer Mom Episode 014 with Diana Cottam

How Do You Deal with Imposter Syndrome?

On today’s episode of Your Photographer Mom, I’m so pumped to be joined by my lovely friend Diana of Joy and Light Photography! Diana is a total sweetheart with the biggest heart and I’m so lucky to call her a friend – both in photography and out! And this morning? I’m so excited to chat with her (and y’all!) about something so many photographers face: How do you deal with imposter syndrome?

Grab your fave cup of coffee and pull up that editing list! We’ve got things to chat about!

A Little More About Diana!

Specializing in weddings, elopements, and proposal photography, Diana Cottam is an emotive wedding and portrait photographer focused on capturing candid love, real stories, and epic connection.  Based in Northwest Arkansas and Oaxaca, Mexico, her photography is fueled by empathy and a keen sense of observation, capturing moments that are unguarded and real. Understanding that couples seek more than just beautiful photos, she focuses on encouraging genuine connection from the start. Holding space for couples to be themselves is what her work is all about.

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Here’s An Awesome Introduction from Diana About Imposter Syndrome!

Do you ever find yourself doubting your photography skills, despite all your hard work and achievements? You’re not alone. Many female photographers who own small businesses experience a common phenomenon known as imposter syndrome. This nagging feeling that you’re not good enough can be a major roadblock to success. But fear not, because in today’s podcast, we’re going to explore actionable steps to help you conquer imposter syndrome once and for all.

Find Diana at these links! Website | Instagram | Facebook. She’s the best!

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Based in Fayetteville, Arkansas Lissa Chandler is a portrait and wedding photographer. Lissa is also the owner of Opal and June where she offers mockup photographs, bookish + history merch, and the dreamiest photoshoot dress rentals. Additionally, Lissa is the host of the podcast Your Photographer Mom. As a creative photographer in Northwest Arkansas, Lissa doesn’t niche down on a genre. She niches on a feeling instead! That feeling? The huge, happy feeling of hope and excitement that you feel as a kid opening up a huge box of 120 crayons. Sound like a feeling you remember? Let’s shoot!