Posing for the Wedding Photographer

Top 5 Tips for Wedding Photography Marketing, Lighting, Posing, Branding, and Storytelling

What do Justin and Mary Marantz, Zach and Jody Gray, Roberto Valenzuela, Ben Hartley, and Jared Platt have in common? They’re all top industry leaders, world-renowned photographers, and experts in all things photography. In our all-day, free Ultimate Wedding Photography Summit, each pro photographer shared their expertise on relevant subjects ranging from wedding photography marketing, to lighting, to posing, to branding, to storytelling. To share more of their tips with you, here are the top 5 tips from the event.

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Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2015

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With 2015 coming to an end, here at ShootDotEdit, we love reminiscing on our wedding photography content you really loved. Over the past week, we have shared our Top Guide of 2015 and our Top 5 Webinars of 2015. Today, we are excited to share our top 10 blog posts of 2015. These posts feature tips and tricks to posing, lighting, and shooting during the wedding day, as well as actionable ways to grow and promote your business. Take a look at our top posts of this past year and make sure to let us know what your favorites are!

10. Go-To Poses for the Groom

During the wedding shoot, there is plenty of time spent on the bride and the important detail shots. Many times, taking portraits of the groom is not as much of a focus. In our blog post, we discuss how you can work with the groom to capture images which make him look his best. While you shoot the groom, you have the ability to document certain emotions he may not portray when his groomsmen are around. We provide 11 helpful poses for you to use when working with the groom to quickly capture the shots that matter.

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9. How to Shoot in Harsh Light

As a photographer, one of the most difficult aspects of shooting is mastering various lighting techniques. In this blog post, we cover 3 simple ways for you to shoot through harsh light during the wedding day. From seeking open shade, to taking advantage of backlighting, and bouncing the light, we provide you with tips to create stunning images during any situation. The better images you shoot during the wedding day, the better your portfolio will look. When you have an easier time shooting through any light, your services will be more desirable to potential clients.

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Our Top Guide of 2015

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Here at ShootDotEdit, not only do we provide wedding photography editing services, we are passionate about assisting you in growing your business. Throughout the year, we have provided you with advanced and up-to-date educational resources covering topics relevant to your photography business. These topics included growing your business through systems and workflow tools, photography style posts, and inspiration from industry pros.

In addition to our weekly blog posts, webinars, and other photography related content, we created comprehensive guides which specifically cater to certain aspects of wedding photography. These guides allow you to take a deep dive into one aspect of photography that you want to improve on or incorporate into your business.

This year, we released a guide to help you grow your business, a guide to help you master Facebook, a guide to help you effectively use lighting for your clients, and a guide to help you stay busy during the off-season. Out of these resourceful guides, one guide in particular covered a topic which causes photographers challenges in the industry today: Posing! With expert testimonies and resourceful tips for wedding photographers, this is our top guide of 2015:

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Posing for the Wedding Photographer – The Guide

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With all of the different ways to grow your wedding photography business, we love sharing helpful content with you. To continue this, we’re excited to announce our newest guide!

Posing subjects is no simple task, especially when you’re working under the pressures of a rushed wedding timeline, imperfect lighting conditions, and subjects that aren’t models. Our Posing for the Wedding Photographer Guide was created with go-to wedding photographer poses from Roberto Valenzuela and other posing pros in the photography industry, and if you take the necessary steps to learn the fundamentals of posing and continuously practice, your images can drastically improve.

Get the Posing Guide!

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