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Wedding Photography Inspiration: Tips Advice

Instagrammers to Follow – December

December 21, 2017 | carrie

Photo by September Company Another month, another round-up of kick-ass Instagrammers who’ve got tons of tips and goodness to share! Whether you’re feeling uninspired or just straight up lost when it comes to Instagram, our Instagrammers to Follow series is the exact fix you need. Enjoy! Colin Ross – @colinianross Photo by Colin Ross Instagram has been a great tool for building my business. It has been a platform to share my work, generate connections and […]

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 […]

How to Create a Tagline That Truly Represents Your Wedding Photography Business

November 20, 2017 | colleen

photo by Joelsview Photography Have you ever thought about how taglines are like Instagram bios? What you write on your Instagram or Twitter gives people a glimpse into who you are and what you’re about. Taglines are the same thing! They’re the little extra oomph that describes who you are, your ideal client, and the overall vibe of your business. With all the time we have spent perfecting our online bios, it shouldn’t be too different […]

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 […]