A hint of excitement on a bride’s face holding her bridal dress. A glimpse of a groom’s expression as he fixes his tie through the mirror. There’s something about getting-ready moments on a wedding day that make for ‘must-have’ (or in a wedding photographer’s case, ‘must-take’ images). Looking through a creative and technical eye, as a wedding photographer, there are a lot of things that you can do to capture these picture-perfect scenes. However, this blog does not talk about them. We are here to shed light on the planning that goes behind taking the getting-dressed images. After all, besides other things, it is the immaculate planning that helps you get these shots.[···]
Being aware about certain photography basics before you even set out to turn that first lead into a client would certainly come in handy. As a beginner, you may not know everything about wedding photography, but having top-notch photography skills, functional gear, and knowing when and how to use photography equipment could help you go from point A to B a little faster. Practice indeed makes perfect, and as you continue to shoot more weddings and gain more experience, you will get a better understanding of not only how the business of wedding photography works but also improve your technical knowledge and creative skills. If you are just starting out in the industry, this blog on the basics of photography could help you avoid a bumpy start.[···]
Indian wedding photography can feel like stepping into uncharted territory for many wedding photographers – especially if this is your first time photographing one. There is no doubt that they are different from what you may be used to, and the coverage goes way past the usual 9-hours duration (as in the US). We understand how it may come as a challenge and surely takes some getting used to. But all in all, it is a booming industry with a lot of weddings based around grand venues, mega budgets, and an endless scope for creativity. In this blog, we will take you through the process of capturing the essence of Indian weddings and how to photograph them. So let’s begin![···]
Business relocation could be a tough move for everyone, especially when you have spent years studying your market and building your business around a specific location. Shifting to an area where no brides, venues, or vendors have an idea about you can feel like stepping into uncharted territory. But even though it may affect some aspects of your business, there are things you can do to minimize those effects. In this blog, we take you through what could be a plausible action plan when relocating your photography business.[···]
Wedding receptions have a different vibe and energy altogether. With guests joining the newlyweds to celebrate their new journey, the fun part of the day takes over. From cocktails and cake cutting to dancing and toasts, a lot happens during the wedding reception, and it happens fast. And your job is to document the action in stunning photographs that narrate the story of each scene. So if you are wondering how to get it right and keep up with everything that goes on at a reception, this blog offers a checklist and useful tips to ace wedding reception photography.[···]
There is nothing more chaotic than taking wedding group photos! We might be exaggerating a little, but it’s definitely one of the most chaotic things you have to handle as a wedding photographer. As difficult as they can get sometimes, group photos are also some of the most special and fun moments you will capture at a wedding. Even though they might not run smoothly each time, getting creative with your wedding group poses is a great way to push your creative limits, add some fun to the day, and impress your couples! And since we can never get enough group photos at weddings, here are some ideas for group photo poses that you can try out at your next wedding photography gig.[···]
A wedding is a joyous event. Families and friends come together to celebrate the couple. There’s dancing, photos, food and so much more. Getting ready for the wedding is one of the most fun aspects of the day for the bride, the groom, and the bridal party. With the right shot list, it could be one of the best moments of the day for you too! This blog post on getting ready photos will help you prep your checklist for when you join the bride, groom, and the bridal party in the getting ready process.[···]
As a wedding photographer, it’s a given that you will include wedding ring photos in your shot list. After all, they deserve a spotlight of their own! Since they are a symbol of their love, your bride and groom will want to show off their rings too, and it’s your job to get those perfect wedding rings shots! Sure, pictures of wedding rings on fingers look great, but you can do so much more. Using creative backdrops, placing rings on props, experimenting with lighting – there are many ways to bring out the real shine of your couple’s wedding rings. However, capturing a great photograph of a wedding ring is no easy task. Wedding ring photography is all about the details and also going wide sometimes — you just need to experiment. If you are looking for more ways to get creative with wedding ring photography, then these 10 wedding ring photography ideas could be sources of inspiration.[···]
Once you are done post-processing or editing your wedding images, selecting them one by one to export or move can be a Herculean task. One way to improve your speed on a task like this is to select and export multiple images all at once. This quick tip could save you tons of time. And, time is money when it comes to running your wedding photography business.
Have you ever wondered why people Watermark photos? Maybe you have heard stories about two artists who lay their claim over the same piece of art. Of course, one of them is the rightful owner, while the other might just be trying to take credit for work they didn’t create. As a wedding photographer, you may have to face a situation like this. This can be unpleasant and might be damaging financially and emotionally! So one way to prevent getting into a situation like this is to consider adding a ‘Watermark’ to your images.