Are you educating yourself and growing your network by attending industry conferences? In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with photographer Phillip Van Nostrand about his experience on the conference circuit and how it’s affected his business and industry connections. From the Engage conference to WPPI, Phil will share how he’s leveraged wedding industry conferences to grow his business and network.

About our guest: 

Phillip Van Nostrand is based in New York and California. With a strong background in weddings, commercial and lifestyle projects, he is an expert in capturing bright, cinematic lifestyle imagery. He travels abroad once a year and has photographed 30+ countries. Co-founder of La Rousse Shoppe, a successful e-commerce company specializing in glass memory boxes.

Phil has been published in the New York Times, Dwell Magazine,, Fast Company, Huffington Post, Parade Magazine, San Diego Style Weddings, and was a Master Class speaker at WPPI in 2016 and 2017.

In this episode, listeners will hear about:

  • Phil’s experience in the wedding industry and his early conference experiences
  • How tenacity allowed Phil to photograph the industry’s premier luxury wedding conference
  • How to Philip does the conference scene as affordably as possible

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