We had the good fortune of connecting with Scott Endersby and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Scott, can you talk to us a bit about the social impact of your business?
The most important factor for us at Endersby Productions has been able to promote our Disability Awareness Advocacy through our give back to the community through our photo sessions of our #EndersbysHeroes and #BeeKindHeadshot series.

We have 3 sons: 2 of them have Autism and 1 has ADHD. Our give back started 8 years ago with Blue Bonnet Family Portraits for Disability Families during the month of April for Autism Awareness. In 2019, we then moved our April sessions to bring our #EndersbysHeroes photo series to the community. We transform individuals with disabilities into their favorite superhero or character as well as their siblings. This got a lot of interest by community and the media. We realized that this mission was now bigger than us and talk was needed not just locally but, globally.

It is important for us to continue spreading our mission so more people understand that there are many differences in life. We hope that years down the road, people will just be able to understand one another without judgements and to better help those around all of us. We think we can get there.

To us success is not measured by the money that you make but, the impact that you can have on a community through helping where and when you are able to. We believe in our mission and that is what has made us feel successful through our journey.

Aside from our personal company giving back for Disability Awareness: we are also connected through Partnership with 6 different local Non-Profits in DFW that give back to the Disability Community as well. We sponsor the photography and videography when they need that service. We believe in giving back outside of our own small business as we are able to. We feel it builds more community, allows the person or group to grow and it allows yourself to grow as person.

We hope that what we do will also encourage other small and large businesses to also reach out and help build community through a social impact of their own missions. It takes a village to building change. If you believe in something for change, help share that message. For us, that is more awareness for the Disability Community and we will continue to build with this diversity mission.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
My success with Photography is thanks to working as a Photographer at Walt Disney World and having a great team of coworkers. I have always been interested in Photography and the Arts since I was a child. However, working with a team of creatives was what allowed me to build up the confidence with my own photography skills. This also helped encourage me to start my own Photography Business: Endersby Productions when we made the move to Texas.

There have been challenges through building a small business and being a Creative in general. I started our business during the Recession in 2010. So, that in itself was tough. As an artist whether in business or enthusiast, you also tend to be your worst critic. There is always the want to improve and evolve. You have to keep working on your goals even when the time is tough or you are wanting to quit. Everything takes time in life, nothing is over night. People always see the finished product not the whole journey it took to get to the final result.

My wife has been my huge support system through the whole journey. We have faced all the challenges together and that has been helpful in always moving forward with a goal and mission in mind, Having a good support and mentor is important.

We have had our business now for almost 11 years and we have more that we want to build on and grow as a company. There is always more that can be done and having a business has been a big learning experience.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
When we have visitors in DFW, they always want to eat BBQ. So, we give them options to choose from and take them there. Fort Worth Stockyards is always a must for those that have never been to DFW. We also enjoy the Fort Worth Zoo as a fun day trip with family and friends as well. We also give the options to our visitors whether they want to see the Dallas side or Fort Worth side of DFW.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I want to give a shoutout to Josh Rossi who is an amazing Photographer that inspired me to start being more artistically creative for our #EndersbysHeroes through creating composites. Seeing his creative work and giving back, gave me the inspiration to create in this way.

Website: www.endersbyproductions.com

Instagram: @endersbydfw | @endersbyproductions

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/endersbyproductions/

Youtube: https://youtube.com/channel/UCXdx8d60UJMWCvS6fPrOS6g

Other: Our boys and I recently started a YouTube channel called Bro Life Animation. It is created with 3D Animation and more. This has been a huge encouragement for them in their Autism /neurodiverse journey in building confidence in their creativity. Please check the YouTube link out.

Image Credits
Endersby Productions

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