Be a Better Second Shooter

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  • Post last modified:09/01/2014
  • Post category:Wedding Photography


Be a Better Second Shooter

For many people, myself included, being the primary photographer on a wedding day is something of zero interest. That doesn’t discount the passion to shoot, however. For me, second shooting is the perfect outlet to be creative, be engaged and support the primary shooter, giving that person every opportunity to get the amazing shots she needs to wow her clients.

I have been training under Sal Cincotta over the past three years, and continue to learn new techniques and practices with every wedding we shoot together. We have a flawless system that we never steer away from on a wedding day. For me, there are three key points I had to learn to make sure I am the perfect second shooter for Sal: a firm understanding of the role, the types of shots needed and the gear.

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