As a wedding photographer and business owner, there are various responsibilities on your plate. From the photography aspects to the business tasks, you have plenty of items that keep you busy. And sometimes, it can seem overwhelming to have those multiple roles to fulfill. When you feel this way, it can be helpful to think about what makes you happiest in your career choice. The answer to what the best thing about being a wedding photographer can be anything you love to do – whether it is shooting, meeting clients, or posting on social media, it’s what keeps you motivated in your business.
We reached out to a few industry pros to find out what the best part about being a photographer is for them. Take a look and see if you agree!
Making Someone’s Day
When your couple hires you to shoot their wedding day, they place trust in you that you will capture the special moments throughout the day. It’s one of the most memorable days of their lives and you can accurately tell their story and bring smiles to their faces every time they look at their images. UK wedding photographer, Donal Doherty, mentioned the best part of his role is the impact he leaves after he works with his clients.
“What I love about it is to have my work appreciated by someone. I remember when I did my first wedding, the bride cried tears of happiness when she saw her photos. She was delighted. To be able to do what I love, and what I am passionate about, and then for it to be appreciated, it’s just incredible.” – Donal Doherty