Wedding 2013

Tips and Solutions

If you’re new to the business of wedding photography, here are some suggestions on how to plan your coverage of the great event—what you should check out in advance, conversations that are helpful, and what you should do to ensure that your equipment is in tip-top shape.

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No matter whom you invite to your wedding, it’s almost guaranteed that at least one—if not several—Apple iPhones will show up. Since your friends and family will be snapping photos and shooting video of your big day with the world’s most notorious smartphone, you may want to consider outfitting them with some accessories so they can capture better-looking results.

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One way you can offset the overall cost of a wedding is this: take on the task of providing the music yourself. Obviously, creating a do-it-yourself wedding DJ system will require a bit more effort on your part.

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Join Canon's John Stoilov for an informative and inspirational session on the new radio-based Wireless E-TTL flash, the Speedlite 600EX-RT, and get an up-close look at its features and capabilities.

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Larry Becker of Kelby Media explains the importance in this video of using softboxes as you move your speedlights off camera in the studio. When you're trying to light your subject, a soft, diffused light is almost always going to look better than a harsh, pinpoint light that creates hard shadows and extremely bright areas. 

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Photographer Neil van Niekerk says, "I was asked the following question in an interview: 'Is there a single thing that you can tell us that would improve our flash photography instantly if we were to do this one simple thing?' "

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Today, photographers are spending more time at their computers than they are behind their cameras. While all that editing software is amazing, this also means that a lot of time is being spent away from the customers and making more money. Jeff Cable, who is one of our most requested speakers, has come up with a very efficient workflow process for anyone shooting a lot of images.

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Lisa Devlin discusses how she found a way to blend her style of shooting (alternative rock) into a saturated market (weddings) and make it work for all parties concerned. By finding clients (and letting clients find her) that share her quirky but intimate style, she has been able to build a successful business.

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In real estate the mantra is "location, location, location." For some photographers the same priority applies, but for wedding and portrait photographer Jerry Ghionis, it goes, "light, light, light." For him, light has the ability to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary, and he sets out to prove it in this hundred-plus-minute presentation.

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When the lighting is perfect, shooting a wedding is easy. But that doesn’t happen often, perhaps an hour outdoors at the end of a sunny day. What about the rest of the occasion? Professional photographer Moshe Zusman comes to the rescue with a series of solutions that can work in any location.

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This Event Space video with Moshe Zusman covers the ins and outs of starting a wedding photography business including: Impact Marketing, Client Consultation, Style Development and Evolution, Social Media, Websites, Blogs and SEO, and Pricing. Zusman’s teaching style is to use witty anecdotes that amuse and inform the audience throughout his half hour presentation. He begins with lessons that cover educating your client and successfully selling yourself.

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Veteran photographer Mel DiGiacomo visits the B&H Event Space and discusses his approach to covering weddings and other types of events. DiGiacomo has worked for such notable clients as Ron Howard's daughter, former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell and tennis champion Pam Shriver.

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Wedding photography is obviously about the bride and groom, and their special day. While that story is told with photos of the lucky pair, and their guests, their memories of the event can be enhanced with images that might not be so obvious.

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You've signed a contract and the date is set, so how does a savvy wedding photographer proceed? Photographing a wedding involves more than simply showing up on the big day with a camera, lens, flash and a set of charged batteries.

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Since the early days of science, photographers have searched for ways to artificially enhance the creative process. From the early days of limelight, through the use of flashpowder, we arrive today at electronic flash, the tool in trade of the fashion, beauty and portrait photographer.

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