Wedding Photography Inspiration: Tips Advice

Forget About That Magic Email and Try These Follow-Up Email Alternatives Instead

October 5, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Peyton Rainey I heard all about that magic follow-up email that everyone was talking about earlier this month and I’ve got to say, I think we can do better. If you’re unaware of what the magic email is, then prepare yourself because you might miss it if you scroll too quickly: “Since I have not heard from you on this, I have to assume your priorities have changed.” Eeek. While I understand the strategy behind […]

Is Your Wedding Contract Up To Snuff?

October 2, 2017 | colleen

photo by Jordan Quinn Photography Contracts are vital as a wedding photographer – it not only protects you, but the client as well. They should help you and the couple be on the same page when it comes down to expectations, payment, timeline of image delivery, and the ins and outs of photographing their wedding. This includes you stating that the contract is between you and the couple and no one else, no matter who is paying […]

Thinking of Breaking Your Wedding Photography Contract? Read This First.

September 25, 2017 | colleen

photo by The Hearnes If you came here looking for validation in ending your wedding photography contract with a client you’re feeling unsure about, you’re in for a surprise. Contracts are a binding agreement that need to be taken seriously. I’m not sure why so many photographers are looking to back out of contracts over what seems to be trivial things, because you can’t just terminate a contract in order to break up with a couple because […]

Instagrammers to Follow – September

September 21, 2017 | carrie

Sometimes Instagram can feel like a big mystery that only a select few have figured out. Fortunately for all of us, there is definitely a recipe to success when it comes to this popular platform and our Instagrammers to Follow are here to give you the down low on what’s worked for them and what hasn’t, along with actionable steps that you can start taking today! Will Khoury – @willkhouryphotography When it comes to attracting potential […]

Step-by-Step Email Marketing Game Plan for Wedding Photographers

September 18, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Karra Leigh Photography Email marketing will never be dead. I know that’s a bold statement, but I’m sticking to my guns on this one. No matter how many social media platforms there are in the world, there is no beating the direct and everlasting value of email marketing. If you’re thinking to yourself that what I’m saying is outdated, you’re wrong. Your wedding photography business is the ideal business to market through email and today, […]

Pros and Cons of Listing Your Wedding Photography Rates on Your Website

September 11, 2017 | colleen

Photo by Eden Strader Photography One of the ongoing conversations in the photography community is pricing related. “Do I put my rates on my website?” “Will it attract my ideal client?” “Will it steer them away?” “But what if I begin to receive less inquiries?” There are pros and cons to each scenario, but we are hoping to shed some light on this topic and find what best works for you and your business! Photo by Rosey Red Photography Option 1: […]

Wedding Photographers – Is Your About Page Doing Its Job?

September 4, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Laurence Revol You know that we’re firm believers in creating content for your website via your blog. But what if I told you that there’s another area of your website that’s content is equally as important as your blog? Your About page is the place where potential clients go to learn whether or not they can trust you to document their day; this page is the foundation of building trust with your clients and […]

Instagrammers to Follow – August

August 24, 2017 | carrie

Photo by JC Guzman It’s time for our monthly round-up of Instagrammers who’ve cracked the code and are totally worth the follow. Every month we try to select accounts that have a good following, but more importantly, great engagement – because that’s what Instagram is all about! It’s never too late to learn something new and if you’ve been putting off boarding the Instagram train, this post is for you! Enjoy! Photo by Hearts and Color […]

17 Evergreen Content Ideas for Wedding Photographers

August 21, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Joel Allegretto Evergreen content is content that is strong and healthy all year round, every year – just like the beautiful trees in the PNW. You might notice that over at Junebug Weddings, we put together a lot of wedding planning posts, such as 9 Things to Do Right After Getting Engaged or 8 Ways to Personalize Your Wedding Ceremony – both of which draw traffic all. year. long, making these two posts great examples of […]

The Best Album Companies for Wedding Photographers

August 14, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Carrie J. Photography For some reason, there aren’t a ton of reviews out there when it comes to wedding photo album companies. No Google, Facebook, or Yelp reviews to point photographers in the right direction. That said, it’s no wonder so many photographers end up working with several different companies before finding the perfect one for their business. Personally, I think this user information should be more available so that wedding photographers don’t have […]