Preparing for the Big Day

Avoid Potential Disasters with a Back-Up Kit

When diving into the world of Wedding Photography, you must have a plan and be prepared for anything. Like the very wedding you’re going to shoot, you need to know what is going to happen, when and where it is going to happen and how it is expected to happen.

Outputting Final Prints the Bride Will Love

Some photographers prefer to use a printing service over printing their own photos. But a high quality photo printer is a worthwhile investment that can add to your revenue stream while enabling you to really tailor your prints to each wedding event. In this six-minute video, Mia McCormick highlights several printers, along with some thoughts on choosing the right paper.

Easy as One, Two, Three with Scott Kelby

The gist of Scott Kelby’s common-sense style can be gleaned from a page randomly chosen from his Digital Photography Book Volume 3, titled “Controlling Softness with an Umbrella.” 

Brush Up on Your Skills

Wedding photographers have at their disposal a variety of training tools ranging from show-and-tell DVDs to book-based tutorials. Whether you’re an amateur looking to cover the basics or a professional eager to apply more sophisticated techniques, there’s a disc or book ready to help.

Be a Pro: Be Prepared

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.

The Shot List: Who's Who

The shot list is the list of all the photos you will be expected to produce on your clients’ wedding day, including portraits of individuals and groups.

Choosing Your Camera: Know What You Need

In the days when film was king, medium format was the camera of choice for wedding photographers because the larger negative produced a better image, and cropping a large negative didn’t really degrade anything.

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