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#147: Hayden Pedersen – Every day is a new story

By Jordan Michaelides

Hayden Pedersen is a photographer & filmmaker, content creator and local YouTube sensation.

This black cap wearing, lat-flaring creator, from the elite “Eggplant Gang” has reached well over 820,000 subscribers on YouTube and 187,000 followers on Instagram. More importantly, Hayden is completely and utterly focused on the process of creating. 

Along with Liam ( 7th Era ) and Mike ( Northborders ), I know that what they’re creating here locally in Melbourne, is something they’ll collectively be proud of in years to come. 

In this episode we covered:

  • Lat flares
  • Acceptance & embracing weirdness
  • Background & growing up
  • Starting at 11 years old
  • Dealing with perfectionism
  • Meeting Mike, Liam and Limon
  • What’s in Hayden’s camera bag?

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SHOW NOTES: 

00:27 – Introduction
03:01 – Fussy eating
07:20 – Lat flares
09:34 – Acceptance & embracing weirdness
12:20 – Background, growing up & parents
17:00 – Starting at 11 years old
21:50 – Dealing with burnout & perfectionism
30:55 – Meeting Mike, Liam and Limon
36:20 – Casey Neistat & imperfection
43:00 – The best scenario to be in 
48:10 – TikTok and the state of social media
53:15 – Storytelling style & structure
01:00:35 – What’s coming for the future
01:05:35 – How to start
01:14:10 – What’s in Hayden’s camera bag?
01:18:25 – Daily routine
01:19:00 – Recommended books
01:19:35 – What’s in his fridge
01:20:50 – If he could have a billboard anywhere

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