In this episode of Beyond the Image, host James Patrick chats with Christine Reilly, the Photo Director for Digital and Social Media for the World Wresting Entertainment (WWE).

This is an extremely detailed episode that starts with Christine’s background in college and what got her into photography to begin with. The two then discuss the value and importance of having a mentor and why it is essential to always consider oneself a student.

From there they discuss how to develop and foster creativity individually and in a team setting and how to properly pitch those ideas to an editor or director.

James and Christine then touch on the importance of collaboration, how to set the right energy and maintain the proper etiquette on set with professional athletes.

The conclusion of the conversation centers around how to properly develop working relationships, the importance of paying attention and why follow up is essential in business development.

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