Wedding Photography Inspiration: Tips Advice

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, […]

5 Red Flags You Might Be Sending to Potential Clients

June 26, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Rachel Photographs At Junebug, we’re in the business of finding the best wedding vendors to recommend to couples on our site. Over the years, we’ve compiled a list of red flags for wedding photography businesses that make us feel uneasy or that might make potential clients feel uneasy about working with a business. Today, we’re sharing that list of red flags with you so that you can make sure you’re not sending any bad […]

Instagrammers to Follow – June Edition

June 22, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Catherine Coons Instagram is as full of opportunity as it is frustration, which is why we’re happy to bring you tons of advice every month from some of the newest, greatest accounts around. This month’s edition of Instagrammers to Follow is so chock-full of beautiful imagery and smart advice that we hope you’ll bookmark this post for future reference! If you’ve been struggling to grow your following or you’re just looking to follow […]

Our Favorite Wedding Planning Articles to Pass Along to Your Clients

June 12, 2017 | carrie

Photos by Sanford Creative One of our biggest goals at Junebug is to bring couples advice that they can really use. Advice that isn’t didactic or surface-level. Since we’re working so hard over on the Junebug side of things to create quality wedding planning content, we thought it might be a cool idea to round-up our favorite and most useful wedding planning articles (+ tools) for our photography community to use when educating clients. Feel free […]

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 […]

The Ultimate Instagram Hashtag Guide for Wedding Photographers

May 29, 2017 | carrie

Photos by (from top left to bottom right): Anni Graham, Vicky Baumann, Anni Graham, Anni Graham, and Isaiah + Taylor Hashtags are important when it comes to growing your following on Instagram. However, with the hundreds of thousands of hashtags in existence, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which tags to use when you post. Today, we’re sharing over 150 wedding photography hashtags, as well as how to figure out which hashtags will amplify 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 […]

Instagrammers to Follow – May Edition

May 18, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Rachel Photographs Instagram can either be your biggest time suck or your biggest lead generator, and there’s a fine line between the two! If you’re using this platform correctly, you can build a strong brand identity that does more than just inspire and produce likes. But don’t take it from us, take it from this month’s Instagrammers to Follow! Black Bird Tale Photography – @blackbirdtale_ Instagram has had a huge effect on my business over […]