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.
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.
First, it is important to note that the term “high end” much like the term “success” is relative. You will first need to define what high end means to you before you can begin to target these clients.
If you’re looking to get into the market of destination weddings or you’re already invested, you may want to take notes. There is plenty of opportunity out there for all photographers and good money to be made. And it doesn’t matter where you live or if you have a family.
There are five tried and true methods of marketing a wedding photography business—or really, the business of any professional photographer. In this article, I’d like to answer that frequently asked question, although, by necessity, in much less succinct form than the askers may have hoped.
Let me begin by saying, if you’ve read any of my previous articles in Shutter, you know that whatever the topic, I speak to you from my perspective. I consider myself a “regular” photographer, here to share my story and hopefully inspire and educate my fellow photographers on things I've learned along the way.
So why do I still shoot film, when clearly digital cameras offer so many advantages over traditional analog film? I’ve been asked this a lot at workshops and conferences where I’ve spoken.
If you’re not taking your time to preserve the details they’ve worked so hard on, you’re missing out on a huge marketing opportunity! If you’re only sharing your couple creatives, you’re not being found when they search for something like “Moroccan wedding decor.” And of course, capturing images of these details is a great way to earn referrals from your fellow wedding vendors.