Photography Business

How to Shoot a Wedding: 18 of the Best Wedding Photography Tips

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As a pro photographer, knowing the ins and outs of how to shoot a wedding is crucial for capturing the best images possible. Here at ShootDotEdit, we know there are several options photographing a wedding. In addition to providing you with wedding photo editing services, we love to connect with other vendors and pros in the industry to gain valuable information on topics that are relevant to your photography business.

That’s why we reached out to our friends at The Lake House, Guest Cottages of the Berkshires, a venue who hosts weddings throughout the year and works hand-in-hand with photographers. Today, they will share their insights into how to shoot a wedding, including 18 of the best wedding photography tips for you to use. Read on to learn their tips on how to take great wedding photos your clients will love.

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How to Start a Photography Blog

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As a wedding photographer, learning how to start a photography blog is essential to the success of your wedding photography business. Blogging is a way to highlight your photographic talents, while also showcasing your personality. With a blog, you can generate interest in you and your photography brand. Your blog can then lead to building an even larger client-base.

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How to Use IGTV to Grow Your Photography Brand on Instagram

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As a wedding photographer, Instagram is one of the top platforms to help you share your work, meet ideal clients, and book more weddings. It has several features that are perfect to get you in front of the clients you desire, and one of the newest features is IGTV.

Here at ShootDotEdit, we know how important it is for you to stay up-to-date with the changes and updates that can help your business most. That’s why, in addition to our photo editing services for photographers, we connect with industry leaders who can share on these topics for your wedding photography business. We reached out to photographer and video-marketing and content creation specialist, Anesha Collins, to learn more about how to use IG TV to grow your photography brand on Instagram. Keep reading to learn more.

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Simple Tips for Finding Places to Take Pictures Near You

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As a wedding photographer, you might Google places to take pictures near me when you desire to find unique shooting locations for your couple. Sometimes, this can be a challenge. As the years go by, clients tend to request the same locations. And, you are required to capture unique images they love each and every time. Or, if you are lucky, they might turn to you for advice. Often times, it can be difficult to think of new and amazing photo locations each and every time.

Outside of our wedding photo editing services, we connect with industry leaders to bring you valuable information to use in your photography business. To help us out with finding the best shooting locations, we brought in Melissa Jill Photography, an established Arizona wedding photographer. She is going to break down a ton of tips and tricks for finding great photography locations.

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Balancing a New Baby and Your Wedding Photography Business

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As a wedding photographer, you have to find a balance between running a successful photography business with other areas of your personal life. If you are a new parent or are getting ready to welcome a little bundle of joy, you are likely starting to think about how to manage both your business and your baby.

In addition to our photo editing services, we connect with industry leaders to share their insights on relevant topics. For this topic, we brought in Leeann Marie, Wedding Photographers, an established Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer, ShootDotEdit Customer, and proud mother. She has a great understanding of how crazy it can be to figure out how to manage a business and a baby. She is going to break down exactly how to find the balance between running your wedding photography business and caring for your baby.

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SEO for Photographers: Tips for Photography Websites and Blogs

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As a wedding photography business owner, understanding SEO for photographers 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 for wedding photographers 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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22 Different Ways for a Bride to Share Her Wedding Photos

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Before the wedding, the bride spends countless hours planning and preparing for her big day. As her photographer, you capture all the hard work she did and create memorable images for her. After you receive your images back from a wedding photo editor, it’s time to deliver them to your bride. Once she has the images, the next step is for her to find out the best way to share wedding photos with her family and friends.

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Professional Wedding Photographer Tips: How to Work Hard and Make Time for You

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As a professional wedding photographer and business owner, there are always tasks on your plate and never-ending to-do lists to complete. Though, to make it as a wedding photographer, it is crucial for you to set aside time for yourself, your loved ones, and things outside of work.

Here at ShootDotEdit, we specialize in wedding photo edits. We also connect with industry pros to bring you valuable information on topics relevant to your wedding photography business. We reached out to wedding photography duo, and ShootDotEdit Wedding Pro, Shane and Lauren Photography, who have found a way to balance their business and allow for free time. Keep reading to learn their wedding photographer business tips to help you work hard and make time for you.

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