Wedding Photography Inspiration: Business Advice

Wedding Photographers! Here Are 5 Thank You Gift Ideas That Your Couples Will Love

February 19, 2018 | colleen

photo by  Carina Skrobecki You pour your heart and soul into your work, so why not have that reflected after the wedding day is all said and done? From their initial inquiry to delivering their digital images, you are responsible for the experience that you give your couples. Gifting your clients a little something is the perfect way to give a wonderful lasting impression. Plus, these gifts will be used by your couples and they will […]

Wedding Photographers! These 7 Blog Post Intro Ideas Will Help Make Blogging Super Quick and Easy

February 5, 2018 | colleen

photo by Sandra-Lee Photography Stumped on how to start your blog post? Well this is for you! If you’ve been a part of the Photobug community for awhile, then you know that we’re big advocates for blogging! We, along with your clients, enjoy seeing you show off your work and display a full wedding from beginning to end. So to help encourage you to blog more and make the process a little bit easier, we came […]

Wedding Photographers: Here Are 5 Reasons Why Editors Aren’t Featuring Your Work

February 1, 2018 | carrie

Photo by Carina Skrobecki The wedding publication world can feel like a big, mysterious place if you don’t know what editors are looking for when it comes to submissions. As an editor, rejecting a submission is the worst part of the job. It sucks to be the bearer of bad news and let someone who is so proud of their work down. Just the other day, I had to respond to a frustrated wedding photographer who […]

The Best Photo Editing Companies for Wedding Photographers

January 29, 2018 | colleen

photo by Gumilang Rafsanjani Have you thought about outsourcing your editing or switching to a different photo editing company? Well this post is for you! Outsourcing has so many benefits to your business, the biggest one saving time. Turning all of those hours you spend editing into free-time can be a total game changer. You will have extra time to spend with your family, friends, or even blogging all of those weddings and sessions! Outsourcing not […]

This Engagement Session Playlist Will Have Your Clients Feeling Comfy and Relaxed

January 15, 2018 | colleen

photo by Seth Langner While many couple’s talk about how they’re awkward in front of the camera, we all know that tends to be false (hello, babely couples who often look like part-time models). After a couple minutes of shooting and slight direction given by you, their ever-so-talented photographer, the couple tends to get into a rhythm and feel a little more at ease. To help that process a little more quickly, we came up with […]

Wedding Photographers, Try These 7 Hacks to Boost Your Facebook Page Engagement

January 11, 2018 | carrie

Photo by Kayci Decker Photography It’s true. Facebook user engagement is down across the board (according to this BuzzSumo study in 2017), but that doesn’t mean you should throw in the towel just yet. Facebook is still the largest social media network out there, and while it might seem like the newest algorithm changes haven’t helped advertisers out much, I think that it might just be time to reevaluate how we’re advertising our products and services! […]

How to Make the Most Out Of Your Off-Season

January 8, 2018 | colleen

photo by Cassie Rosch, Photographer The light at the end of the tunnel is near – your editing queue is dwindling, you’re not shooting weddings every weekend, and your email inbox is caught up. So, now what? With the slow season fast approaching, we created a list of things to do! From business-related ventures to fun and relaxing days, we think there’s something on this list for everyone. photo by Candacelynn Photography Organize All The Things It […]

Are Destination Weddings Hurting Your Local Wedding Game?

December 11, 2017 | colleen

photo by Igor Demba Photography It seems like just about every photographer I talk with yearns for the chance to photograph a destination wedding. I mean, who doesn’t want to travel to a fun and new place to photograph cute people in love? It sounds like a dream! But have you considered that your focus on destination weddings may be hindering your local wedding game? We’ve come up with a few things to consider that may […]

Things to Consider Before Photographing a Friend’s Wedding

December 4, 2017 | colleen

photo by Leeann Funk Photography Friendship is awesome. Wedding photography is awesome. But is it still awesome when you mix the two? Photographing a friend’s wedding could be the coolest thing ever – you have such an important and major role in the biggest day of your friend’s life! But on the flip side, there could be some cons to photographing a friend’s wedding. Before you rush to send your BFF a wedding contract to sign, […]

Buying Presets – Yay or Nay?

November 27, 2017 | colleen

photo by The Jar Photography Presets are changing the photography industry and it seems like everyone is selling them and/or buying them. Seriously, though. When someone posts an image online, one of the most popular comments is “this is so beautiful! What preset is it?” It’s almost expected that people are using someone else’s preset and photos are no longer being edited 100% from scratch. So what is with all the hype and is it actually […]