A decade ago, I was fairly new to the professional world of photography. While I didn’t know much, using flash was something I knew I didn’t want to do.
Despite new technologies being added to digital cameras on what seems like a daily basis, Film Photography has steadily been gaining popularity amongst amateur and professional photographers alike in recent years.
I have two businesses, working in both online education and as a wedding event photographer, and I love my work—it’s definitely a dream job for me. I also make fantastic money from it: more than six figures from each side of the business is my net yearly pay, after expenses.
The bride wants one thing, the planner wants another, and the reality is this: The wedding photographer spends the most time with the bride and groom on their wedding day and should be in charge of building the flow for the day.
Before I jump into this list of essential gear, I’d love to address the phrase “gear doesn’t matter.” It’s a phrase I have said myself over and over and I truly believe it.
When it comes to camera manufacturers pushing more megapixels, this is always the debate of whether I’m getting better quality pixels, higher ISO, focus, dynamic range, etc. Don’t get stuck in the mud trying to enlarge images. There is a better solution.
We had ourselves in a position to make more money in three months of work in 2020 than we made in all of 2019. We were going to hit our goal of $400,000 in revenue in 2020. And then Covid hit.
Being able to control and manipulate natural light will differentiate your brand in a congested market is essential to a profitable, sustainable business.
Engagement Photos is an amazing way to break the ice and connect with couples. It gives the couple an opportunity to experience working with you before the wedding day.
Inspiration can come when you least expect it. As photographers, we are visual artists. We express ourselves through our camera…