Do you see the world in black and white? No one does. So why does black-and-white photography stir up such an emotional response?
Having a consistent and well-trained second shooter on a wedding day plays a huge part in the success of your process and quality of your imagery.
Wedding photographers are visual storytellers, capturing the moments throughout a couple’s special day. We all take pictures of the bride and groom getting ready, as well as during the ceremony, family formals...
When I started in the photography business, there was a ton of pressure not only to refine my craft and master the skills needed to excel as a photographer, but also to translate that into income.
Every year I make it a point to be a second shooter for other photographers’ weddings. Seeing how other photographers run a wedding helps me improve my skills. It gives me a chance to be more creative since I don’t have to worry about the staple wedding photos.
There are generally two types of photographers: those who shoot weddings and those who no longer shoot weddings. Those who no longer shoot weddings rarely have nice things to say about them. This is generally due to poor planning on the photographer’s part.
The destination wedding is one of the most sought-after gigs in our industry. Why do we love them so much? Is it for the free vacation? Is it the opportunity to photograph new, exotic, exciting locations? Maybe you want them for the notoriety and ability to showcase the images in your portfolio.
Most photographers, even wedding photographers, end up wanting to photograph portrait sessions. Weddings are essentially a series of portraits. But the wedding day comes with a lot more pressure than a traditional portrait session.
For Part II of my series on posing for wedding photographers, we split the discussion between posing men and posing couples. The wedding industry often forgets...
Wedding photography is a delicate art that requires a combination of many different photographic disciplines. Our job is to best communicate a story that helps clients emotionally connect with memories of the day for the rest of their lives.