Sam Hurd

is creating photography, mentorships, podcasts, reviews, deconstructions

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Special offer until November 30

Epic Patron (Founding Supporter)

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Access to insight and discussion about specifics of editing, marketing, branding, equip reviews and advanced shooting techniques. All this content is exclusive and/or early access before it hits social media or my website.

  • Access to patron-only content
  • Early access episodes of the epic podcast
  • Connect with other patrons in private discussion forum
  • Access to select FULL galleries
  • Post processing deconstruction of my favorite images
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Early release & discount on the purchase of Signal Flow's Interpixel Editing Presets and Workshop

The Epic Workshop 2020 // Online

Limited (37 remaining)
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Full access to my new 2020 workshop (w/ translated subtitles) videos.

If you want to binge on content overload, then this is a good tier to start with.

6 video sessions totaling 10 hours of content! 

Workflow & file structure, creative renewal, editing, posing, advertising, business, SEO, blogging, social media, flash, style guides, CMS templates, print sales, marketing automation, I play/pause/talk through a real client shoot explaining as I go.

Session 1 - All Things Business & Client Experience
Session 2 - All Things Technical
Session 3 - Shoot Prep // Composition // Posing // 5 L's
Session 4 - All Things Branding
Session 5 - The Full Client Session BTS
Session 6 - All Things Workflow & Editing

If you care to read reviews from previous workshop attendees, please do so here:
Signal Flow by DVLOPSpecial Offer • 6 days left
Early release & discount on the purchase of Signal Flow's Interpixel Editing Presets and Workshop

Photograph real weddings with me

Limited (2 remaining)
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  • Invitation to shoot along side me for any weddings I photograph in the month you're actively pledged. Could be up to 5 weddings depending on the time of year.
  • Pre-wedding mentoring about equipment and strategy.
  • You will only be second shooting at weddings where a client did NOT pay for a second shooter as part of their booking.
  • Gain real world wedding experience and build a real portfolio.
Everything included in all other tiers.




Hello! I'm Sam. Welcome to my experimental lab.

I love testing different techniques and getting creative with my work, and I share a lot of that right here, on my Patreon feed. Here, you’ll gain access to loads of content that I wouldn’t post anywhere else.

I've been fascinated with the magic of photography for as long as I can remember, and have been photographing weddings, couples and portraits for 9 years. I've developed a distinct style over time, thanks to a commitment to my craft and the trust of those I work with.

Here’s a quick overview of the types of content you’ll gain access to once you become a Patron (for a more robust idea, check out my Table of Contents here)

  • Photo deconstructions
  • Experimental photography techniques
  • Photo-taking and editing tutorials
  • Real world and honest gear and software reviews
  • Business, productivity and workflow tips
  • Photography challenges (like my 3-step click challenge)
  • Lead referrals (limited tier)
  • The Epic Podcast
  • Access to the Patron-Only Forum

My hope is that you're able to learn new skills, valuable information, connect with like-minded creatives, and get inspired. I love interacting with my Patrons so please feel free to ask questions and start discussions!

The best thing about this platform is that when you join a tier you get instant access to everything ever posted in that tier — and everything new from that moment forward.

Patreon Tier Options!

There are 2 monthly tiers of access to choose from:

1) Epic Patron Tier
  • $10 (limited spots) or $15
  • Access entire catalogue and future posts
  • Access the patron-only forum
  • Access 1:1 productivity group calendar
  • Group photo critiques
  • Connect with other photographers
  • Patron-only discounts

2) Epic Workshop 2020
  • $49
  • Best option if you want a binge-able crash course
  • All of the above, plus access to 10 hours of pre-recorded video (with translated subtitles):

Ethics Statement

I am not hired, (or feel in any way compelled) to mention any of the company's products that are found throughout my Patreon feed. I am very proud to present my opinions from a totally independent perspective, and sharing information through my personal experience is the priority here.

A few kind words from my Patrons (see even more)
Sam's Patreon has single handedly been the best investment in my career.
  • Steven Neaves

I just finished binge reading/watching your entire Patreon library. To say I'm extremely inspired would be a gross understatement. I'm absolutely pumped for this upcoming wedding season.
  • Nikola Janev

What Sam is sharing is worth way more than what he charges. In fact, it's priceless. I've learned so much, explored my own creativity, and also laughed a lot.
  • Matt Bowens
995 of 1,000 patrons
i'll share my secret weapon for facebook and google ads. 
dead simple, optimized, affordable, and it freakin' works.
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