weddingphotography

How to Work With Your Spouse in a Photography Business

Working with your spouse in a photography business can have huge advantages as long as you’re ready and able to overcome the challenges. While there are many benefits of self-employment, one of the main drawbacks is that a photographer has to wear many hats. However, if you are part of a team then you can divide those responsibilities between you and your partner.

6 Reasons Why I Love My 35mm Lens for Wedding Photography

Most photographers I know have lens preferences and tend to utilize a favorite lens for their photography. Maybe it’s the way the lens captures the sun flare or the way the lens sees what they picture in their mind. But what if you could only shoot one?

Why Referrals Are Key in Marketing Your Wedding Photography

There are countless marketing strategies used by wedding photographers, but referrals are key in marketing your wedding photography. When starting or growing your business you’ll likely have to implement a variety of marketing techniques. As you fine-tune your process it becomes easy to see the value of referrals.

Wedding Photography: A Complete Guide

Wedding photography is one of the most challenging yet fulfilling genres of photography, one that will challenge your people skills, technical abilities, and physical stamina. To succeed as a wedding photographer, you will need to become an expert in a wide of subjects, from how to work your camera to how to market your business.

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Photographer Shoots an Entire Wedding Using Only a Smartphone

While smartphones can provide great images in controlled environments, they're not considered to be as versatile as a dedicated camera. Wedding Photographer Jason Vinson decided to see how a Sony Xperia Pro-I would fare in an setting where he had little to no control: a full-day wedding.

Wedding Photographer Finds Success in Divorce Photography

In 2020, wedding photographer Allie Siarto's business saw a steep decline as COVID spread, weddings were downsized or canceled, and demand for her services dried up. In the midst of the downturn and pandemic, she decided to expand into an unexpected new niche: divorce photography.

Why Outsourcing Wedding Photography Editing is a Slippery Slope

In the past few years, we’ve seen the dawn and domination of mirrorless cameras and exponential improvements in software and computing power. Speaking as someone who started shooting on black and white film, moved to digital on a 6-megapixel camera, and now shoots solely only on mirrorless bodies, I can honestly say that it’s never been easier to produce great quality photography.

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Wedding Photography is Experiencing its Own #MeToo Moment

It took two women and a pair of viral Instagram posts to start an industry-wide conversation about the sexism and abuse wedding photographers regularly experience while doing their jobs. Thousands of other people's accounts, shares, likes, and comments later, where does the industry go from here?

Exposed: An Interview with Superstar Wedding Photographer John Dolan

I am fascinated by the art of wedding photography and have seen it morph from very formal and super staged -- as in very often: “OK, grandma stand over there” -- to having a photographer take a more casual or natural approach. John Dolan’s style approaches wedding photography from the perspective of an involved documentarian interested in the emotional experience.