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Top 5 Tips for Staying Inspired as a Wedding Photographer

staying inspired as a wedding photographer

It’s no secret your schedule can become hectic and your task list can pile, especially depending on the time of year. When you have little time and too many tasks on your plate, your creativity can decrease and your stress can rise. Add in shooting in the same locations over and over, and any photographer can fall into a creative funk. How can you always keep yourself motivated and creative to shoot images your clients will love?

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3 Simple Steps to Creating (and Maintaining) Happy Wedding Clients

3 simple steps to creating happy wedding clients

In your wedding photography business, creating and maintaining happy clients is an essential part of your success. Happy clients are ones who will refer you to others and help you book more weddings. Since you work with a variety of clients, there are instances where you may come across difficult clients. What should you do to figure out how to deal with a difficult client (or avoid them altogether)? ShootDotEdit Wedding Pro, Vanessa Joy Photography, is back with her next post and will share 3 simple steps to creating and maintaining happy wedding clients.

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Specializing as a Wedding Photographer: Why Is It Important?

specializing as a wedding photographer

Specializing as a photographer. What does it mean to specialize in something? If we look at the definition, it means to “concentrate on and become (an) expert in a particular subject or skill.” As a wedding photographer, you’ve already taken the steps to specialize in one area of photography. It’s so important to find and share your specialty with clients who are ideal for you. To share more about why finding a niche is essential to your success, we reached out to ShootDotEdit Wedding Pro, Jessica Hill Photography, to hear more about her personal journey to find her specialty as a photographer.

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How to Start a Photography Business: The Wedding Photographer’s Guide

When you first picked up a camera and began taking pictures, do you remember how you felt? As you snapped photos of your surroundings or your friends and family, you may have thought about how getting into photography would be your dream job (and may have thought about starting a photography business).

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4 Photography Lighting Techniques for the Wedding Party Portraits

Wedding parties, just like family formals, can be challenging to shoot, especially depending on how many people are involved, the scene where you are shooting, and the lighting conditions. Lighting, as many other parts of the wedding day, can be unpredictable on every shoot. In her third post of her Wedding Lighting Masterclass, ShootDotEdit Pro, Leeann Marie, Wedding Photographers will share her photography lighting techniques to help you shoot dynamic images quickly for the wedding party.

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Online Training: Secrets to Staying Inspired with Scott Robert Lim

It’s that time of year… the busy wedding season, which brings wedding shoots every weekend and a full plate of work. When you have so much to do, and limited time, your creativity can lessen and your stress can rise. Add on shooting the same things over and over, you can fall into a bit of a creative funk. How can you always keep yourself motivated and creative, despite the busy season overload?

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Top 5 Tips for SEO Techniques for Growing your Photography Business

As a business owner, understanding Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a crucial part of your success. Done correctly, the right audience will see your content and access your website and blog. Done incorrectly, you risk missing out on the clients who matter. Because the rules for SEO constantly change and are often complicated, how can you implement the techniques to go beyond the basics, without spending all your time on it?

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5 Characteristics of Wedding Photography Lighting Every Photographer Needs to Know

characteristics of wedding photography lighting

Here at ShootDotEdit, we know the struggles you face when it comes to wedding photography lighting – it’s unpredictable and every shoot brings something new. Seasoned wedding pros and educators, Justin and Mary Marantz, have spent years refining and mastering their lighting techniques. When it comes to understanding lighting, these two are some of the best in the industry. Today, they are sharing the 5 characteristics of light you need to know to bring with you on every shoot.

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How to Grow your Wedding Photography Business

The ShootDotEdit blog is a resource for aspiring wedding photographers as well as professional wedding photographers. Photographers can learn how to grow their wedding photography business and sustain a thriving business by outsourcing wedding photography editing to ShootDotEdit.