Wedding Photography

  • Wedding Photography

    Weddings are highly considered as one of the most rewarding photography niches. While the photographer gets to experience the romance, love and joy of each big event, be sure realize the depth of your task. Your work begins long before the wedding day, and continues when it's over. Be prepared to be along for the journey to deliver the most special, beautiful memories that will hang in their hallways for decades to come!

2015 Trends in Wedding Photography

2015 Trends in Wedding Photography

Wedding photography is showcasing some exciting new and unique trends this season. If you specialize in this lucrative market, check out these 2015 trends.

Getting Started as a Wedding Photographer

Getting Started as a Wedding Photographer

Photographing weddings as a part time job can’t be beat. You keep your day job and work on weekends. You receive money for making pictures, you get to go to a party, and you get fed and for the most part, people are on their best behavior. It’s a challenging workday to be sure, but armed with great preparation and the right equipment you can’t help but be a winner at it! 

Photographing Weddings: The Package & Signing Agreements

Photographing Weddings: The Package & Signing Agreements

Every client has a number in mind. If you ask them how much they want to spend, they will say they don’t know. They know. If you say “six thousand dollars,” they might recoil in horror. If you then say “three thousand dollars” and they don’t, you can then start to zero in on what that number looks like and from there you can explain options to them. 

Photographing Weddings: Preparation for the Big Day

Photographing Weddings: Preparation for the Big Day

Nothing beats preparation. Sometime during the week leading up to the wedding, call the bride and groom and take a few minutes with them to go over the details of the day. You want them to give you two things: a list of all the people who will be part of the family photos and an itinerary of the day’s activities, including timing, locations, and contact information for each of them and their other vendors. 

Photographing Weddings: The Wedding Day

Photographing Weddings: The Wedding Day

Nervous? You should be. It’s a big day for you too! Butterflies are a part of the day for you as well as the bride and groom. But you are prepared. You know all the ins and outs of the ceremony and reception site and where the bathrooms are, and that is a very important detail!

Photographing Weddings: Post Production

Photographing Weddings: Post Production

You are going to spend at least twice as much time, if not more, not only preparing for the wedding day, but also doing the necessary post-production work. Sorting through the digital files, doing color correction, editing, and uploading to a website is going to take up a lot of your time after the wedding. 

Making Modern Bridal Portraits

Making Modern Bridal Portraits

If you open up any bridal magazine, you’ll see page after page of ads from various dress makers, jewelers, etc. Those ads are often times what brides will use as inspiration to go out and buy a particular dress or product. Imagine if you can easily craft high quality portraits, similar to what they are seeing in magazines?

8 Great Tips for New Wedding Photographers

8 Great Tips for New Wedding Photographers

Last month we asked... "What advice can you offer to another photographer just starting out in wedding photography?" We wanted YOUR best tips to share with our followers! Here are some of our favorite, most valuable tips we received:

Setting Up and Working a Wedding Photo Booth

Setting Up and Working a Wedding Photo Booth

If you're already in the wedding photography business, offering the addition of photo booth services is a great way to add some additional revenue. Photo booths also give you a chance to be more flexible with creative shots and the ability to capture some fun candids. 

Choosing Backgrounds for Wedding Photography

Choosing Backgrounds for Wedding Photography

Part of the struggle of wedding photography is finding the right background, however there are several options to choose from. Here you will find a few tips to help you discover what background works best for the day.

Marketing Your Photo Studio for Weddings

Marketing Your Photo Studio for Weddings

Once considered the lowest form of photography, artful wedding images have become de rigueur. How can you get a piece of this lucrative market? And more importantly, how do you make yourself stand out in this overly crowded marketplace? Here’s some tips on standing out in this booming field.

9 Themed Engagement Photo Ideas

9 Themed Engagement Photo Ideas

Every couple has a story. How do you express their unique personalities, a shared interest or perhaps a quirky history to the world through one photo shoot: an engagement session?

Here are some fabulously creative and bold engagement sessions we found across the web!

11 Creative Save the Date Photo Ideas

11 Creative Save the Date Photo Ideas

Last month we shared a list of some of our favorite creatively themed engagement photography, and now we've compiled some awesome and humorous "Save the Date" poses and photos.