Wedding Photography Inspiration: Tips Advice

Instagrammers to Follow – November

November 16, 2017 | carrie

Photo by a sea of love If you’re in a rut when it comes to your ‘gram game, don’t you dare give up! Check out what this month’s Instagrammers to Follow have to say about beating the system and turning Instagram into a top marketing funnel for your business. Hint, hint, it’s not all about the followers and likes! Blitzkneisser – @blitzkneisser_foto Photo by Blitzkneisser Instagram makes it possible that we have a greater range, that’s why we […]

How to Talk Wedding Day Timeline With Your Clients

November 13, 2017 | colleen

photo by Maggie Grace Photography Photographers wear many hats in their business, but one of the most important is talking your couple through their timeline – especially in regards to photos. Helping your clients create a kickass timeline will make for a relaxed and fun day for everyone involved! If you’ve never consulted your couple on their wedding timeline or you’re not sure what suggestions to make, this post is for you! photo by Hannah Martin Photography […]

Wedding Photographers, Here Are 6 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Intern

November 9, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Hannah Martin Photography If you’ve ever told yourself that you can’t do something for your business because you don’t have time, it might be time to hire an intern. There are so many qualified individuals out there who are seeking internships to gain experience and learn from someone just like you! Here are just a handful of reasons why hiring an intern can and will take your business to the next level. Focus on What […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Meet With Your Couples Before They Hire You

November 2, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Ali Bonomo Meeting with your prospective clients prior to booking will lead to better photos, less miscommunication, more sales, and happier clients! Time, comfort, etc., aren’t great excuses as to why you can’t meet with prospective clients, but here are five wonderful reasons why meeting with your couples is seriously one of the best moves you can make as a wedding photographer! 1. In-person meetings are the best way to build trust Trust is paramount […]

How to Find a Real Couple For Your Styled Shoot

October 30, 2017 | colleen

photo by Linda Lauva Dreaming up a styled shoot can be the absolute best. It is the chance for you to create and show off anything you want. DIY bouquet station for the bride and bridesmaids? Do it. Non-white wedding dresses? Yes, please! Ceremony with dogs as the wedding party? We’re. About. It. This is your time to make some serious magic. Not only are you planning the style and vibe for the styled shoot, but you are […]

These 30 Images Are Proof That Creative Group Shots Do Exist

October 26, 2017 | carrie

Photos by Marble Rye Photography, Carey Nash, Maria Shiriaeva Photography, Amber Michelle Photography (from top left to bottom right) When you list the moments in a wedding day that inspire and recharge your creativity as a wedding photographer, I’m guessing that group shots aren’t very high up on that list. Creative group shots are hard to do with so many people and a limited amount of time, but before you grab your bride and groom for couple portraits, take a […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Selling Wedding Albums to Your Clients

October 23, 2017 | colleen

photo by Julia and Gil Photography In this day of age, everything is online. We go onto our social media platforms to see the latest posts and photos our friends and family have shared with everyone, but what happens to those images beyond the digital world? Our parents and grandparents didn’t go online to look at photos – they pulled out the old photo album to go down memory lane. A tangible item – photographs, slides, […]

How to Be a Badass Second Shooter

October 16, 2017 | colleen

photo by Cody & Allison Photography Working as a second shooter is a great chance for new or seasoned photographers to photograph a wedding alongside another photographer in the business. It gives you the opportunity to expand your portfolio, or simply photograph a wedding and not have the typical stress or workload that comes with being the lead photographer. With so many second shooting opportunities in the wedding industry, we thought it would be good to discuss a […]

Why Having a Great Relationship with Wedding Planners is Super Important

October 12, 2017 | colleen

photo by Eden Strader Photography Running your own photography business can be a lonely venture with the majority of your work being done behind a computer. But what about the other times? You’re not only working for your couple, but you’re working alongside many wedding vendors. In turn, these wedding vendors become like your co-workers. It’s important to have good relationships across the board, but what about with wedding planners? From good communication to future endeavors, we created […]

17 Camera Bags for Wedding Photographers That Are Both Stylish and Comfy

October 9, 2017 | carrie

Whether you’re searching for a casual travel bag or you’re in the market to upgrade how you tote your wedding day gear, we’ve rounded up 17 camera bags for wedding photographers that we know you’ll love. These camera bags will give you the space and comfort you need, paired with the stylish design that you want. So stop using that old camera bag that’s been driving you nuts, and upgrade to a bag that will make […]