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Instagrammers to Follow – March Edition

March 16, 2017 | carrie

  Photo by Isaiah + Taylor Instagram continues to be one of the most popular marketing tools for wedding photographers, which is why we love sharing our monthly Instagrammers to Follow! Check out this month’s round up of up-and-coming accounts to hear what they have to say about utilizing Instagram to promote and grow their wedding photography business. Vicky Baumann – @vickybaumann.de I first discovered Instagram for my own business in 2016. In the beginning, I didn’t […]

Instagrammers to Follow – February Edition

February 23, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Muse and Mirror It’s time for another monthly round-up of our favorite Instagrammers! Whether you’re looking for inspiration or you need some help demystifying Instagram, our Instagrammers to follow are here today with tips, advice, and tons of beautiful imagery. Enjoy! A Wild Escape – @awildescape Photo by A Wild Escape When we started posting on Instagram in March 2016 we had no idea how many amazing things would happen thanks to this platform. […]

Revamp Your Office With These 9 Ideas For Decorating Your Photography Workspace

February 13, 2017 | carrie

If you’ve got a drab office space, chances are that you feel uninspired and unmotivated to edit thousands of creative images for your clients. Instead of neglecting your office, take advantage of these 9 ideas to revamp your workspace, courtesy of our Photobug Community members. Hairpin Legs If you’ve ever wondered how to make a DIY table on the cheap, hairpin legs are the dream solution. Aside from being reasonably priced, these table legs add […]

5 Tips for Creating Styled Shoots for Publication

January 9, 2017 | carrie

Photo by White Ash Photography Styled shoots aren’t for everyone, but if you’re looking to rebrand or attract a different client type, a styled shoot is a great way to explore your creativity and show off new work. If you’ve been brainstorming ideas for a styled shoot, we’ve got a few tips for you to keep in mind! Balance is Key One of the main goals of a styled shoot, from a reader’s perspective, is to gather […]

The Best Wedding Photography Conferences + Workshops to Attend in 2017

November 10, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Emily Delamater If you’re searching for the best wedding photography conferences and workshops to attend in 2017, look no further. We’ve done all the research for you! There are so many great opportunities out there for wedding photographers to learn and grow, so start filling your calendars. We know it’s not 2017 yet, but we’ve got a feeling one or more of these will align perfectly with your New Year’s resolutions! ***in chronological order […]

The 2016 Best of the Best Wedding Photo Contest – Interview with the Judges

November 7, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Patina Photography If you’re considering submitting your work to the 2016 Best of the Best Wedding Photo Contest, we have a special treat for you today! Our judges for this year’s contest, Ben and Erin Chrisman of Chrisman Studios, Shari and Mike Vallely of Shari + Mike Photographers, and Benj Haisch, are here to provide their insight on contests, photography, and what they’re looking forward to seeing in this year’s submissions. Enjoy! If […]

Interested in Booking More Intimate Weddings? Read This.

October 31, 2016 | carrie

All Photos © Kandice Breinholt Intimate weddings offer the chance to celebrate your love in a private, emotionally-charged ceremony. Today, more and more couples are deciding to opt out of the large, traditional wedding for the chance to escape the stress and expense in exchange for a low-key, intimate affair. This transition away from larger weddings has opened up a new niche in the wedding market for wedding photographers, and there is now a growing trend […]

How to Successfully Rebrand and Relocate Your Photography Business in 18 Months

October 24, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Hinterland Stills Whether you dream of moving your photography business to the other side of the world or just a few hours from your current home, relocating your business is a big feat. For the team at Hinterland Stills (formerly Fotoenvy), that feat also included a complete rebrand. Making the move to Seattle from Illinois opened the door to a new community and a new pool of potential clients, but it was also […]

Making the Most out of Your First Year as a Wedding Photographer

October 3, 2016 | carrie

All Photos © Benjamin Patch One year ago, Benjamin Patch started taking photos on his iPhone. Today, he has nearly 45K followers on Instagram and a portfolio that surely intimidates seasoned pros. How did Benjamin become such an overnight sensation? We think he’s figured out the recipe to making the most out of your first year as a wedding photographer, and we’re excited to share his insight with you today! Whether you’ve shot 5 or […]

Instagrammers to Follow – September Edition

September 15, 2016 | carrie

Photos by The Wayfarers, Noelle Johnson, Darren Roberts, Mark Pacura, and Michelle Lyerly (from left to right) Searching for some new inspiration to add to your Instagram feed? Look no further! This month’s Instagram round-up features adventure-seeking wedding photographers from all over the world. We hope you’ll check them out and give them a follow! Mark Pacura – @markpacuraphoto Mark: Instagram is the most important social media channel for me, and I think it should be the […]