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Wedding Photography Inspiration: Business Advice

7 Ways to Expand + Diversify Your Wedding Photography Business

July 24, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Hugh Whitaker It seems that 2017 is a year where bookings appear to be down across the board. Photographers who left 2016 feeling prepared for another successful year have been faced with the reality that the wedding industry is seasonal and ever-changing. However, a tougher year in sales is making for some serious side hustle success stories! Even if 2017 has been a crazy busy year for your wedding business, it never hurts […]

Instagrammers to Follow – July Edition

July 20, 2017 | carrie

photo by Thomas Stewart There’s never a better time to improve your Instagram game than the present. Which means you should definitely take advantage of the this month’s edition of Instagrammers to Follow, because it’s chock full of tips from your peers. And what better way to help you get where you want to go than by introducing you to folks who have gone through the same journey? Whether you’re trying to figure out where to […]

The 2017 Best of the Best Destination Photo Contest – Interview with the Judges

July 13, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Bloc Memoire Photography Our 4th annual Destination Photo Contest is now open for submissions, so start culling your wanderlust-filled sessions and don’t forget to submit your work by August 9th at 11:59 PM Central Time. Judges for this year’s contest include Danelle Bohane, Dylan and Joanna Kitchener of The Kitcheners, and Ropate and Gitte Kama of Kama Catch Me, along with the Junebug Weddings team. Today, our judging panel is here to dish […]

Website Checklist for Wedding Photographers

July 3, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Lynn Lewis Your website is the number one most important marketing investment you’re making in your wedding photography business. However, it’s an easy investment to overlook. While a website isn’t something that you should set and forget, a lot of wedding photographers do because life gets crazy and checking email, editing, and meeting with clients takes up a lot of time. If you feel like you might be at fault for neglecting your website, […]

Looking to Learn Something New? Check Out These Online Courses for Wedding Photographers

June 5, 2017 | carrie

While attending a conference or workshop is totally worth it for networking and learning from others in-person, online courses give you the flexibility to learn from anywhere in the world and they are competitively priced, to boot. Also, I recently learned that an Amazon Prime membership gives you access to tons (and I mean tons) of free online courses through Amazon, several of which I’ve listed in this round-up. Whether you’re looking to freshen up your […]

10 Ways to Keep It Professional in Your Wedding Photography Business

May 22, 2017 | carrie

All Photos © The Hons Photo Being a successful wedding photographer is more than just taking beautiful photos. Your success is directly tied to the experience that you provide to your clients. While it may not be the sexiest of topics, professionalism is without a doubt an important and necessary subject. If you know Brittani and Jon Hon (The Hons Photo), then you know that they’re not messing around when it comes to keeping it professional […]

8 SEO Tips for Wedding Photographers

May 1, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Dan McCourt While you can find clients via social media and word-of-mouth, don’t be fooled into thinking that your site’s organic traffic isn’t as important as your other marketing channels. Your website can either do nothing for you or it can be one of your most valuable lead generation tools. But how can you take your website from living unseen in the depths of the internet to being on page 1 in Google? […]

Instagrammers to Follow – April Edition

April 20, 2017 | carrie

Let’s face it, if you’re not consistently using Instagram for your business, then you’re missing out! There are so many ways that Instagram can benefit you as a wedding photographer, which is why we’re so passionate about our monthly Instagrammers to Follow round-ups. Whether you’re looking for inspiration, connection, or a new way to market your business, Instagram is without a doubt one of the best social platforms to help you reach all of your goals. […]

The 2017 Best of the Best Engagement Photo Contest – Interview with the Judges

April 3, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Ed Peers Our 5th annual Best of the Best Engagement Photo Contest is now open for submissions! We’re calling all photographers from around the world to share their engagement work with us! Whether it’s your first time submitting to a Best Of contest or you’re a past winner, we hope you’ll join us in celebrating the art of engagement photography. To help you get started, we’re sharing a few tips from our amazing judges, […]

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 […]