Wedding Photography Business Owners

Holiday Gifts for Wedding Photographers: The Ultimate Guide

the wedding photographer's ultimate guide to holiday gifts

We researched the hottest gifts for wedding photographers just for you! Plus, 4 industry leading wedding photographers share their top gift lists!

We’re thrilled to bring you our Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide, featuring the top gifts from HoldFast, Rocky Nook, Think Tank Photo, Spider Holster, and more!

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Online Training: How to Conquer Real Wedding Day Challenges for Photographers

wedding day challenges

Unexpected issues happen to every photographer; it’s an inevitable part of the wedding day shoot. From timelines falling behind, to unpredicted weather, to harsh or non-existent light, there are plenty of challenges that arise. And with multiple weddings on your plate this busy season, chances are you will encounter quite a few more. Because you still need to be prepared and capture memorable images for your couples, how can you overcome any issue that comes your way?

RSVP: Real Wedding Challenges Photographers Face (and How to Conquer Them)

Thursday, September 21st 
10am PDT

*Big News – When you RSVP now, you are automatically entered to win a Lily Deanne shoulder bag from Think Tank Photo!

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3 Simple Ways to Build a Strong Wedding Photo Website

As a wedding photographer, your website is one of the most important areas to dial in to share your unique brand message with ideal clients. How can you ensure your wedding photo website appeals to and helps you book clients who are perfect for your business? We reached out to Showit, an expert in all things websites, to help you build a strong site that accurately represents your wedding photography brand.

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8 Free Wedding Day Timeline Templates for Photographers

8 free wedding day timeline templates

Let’s face it… the wedding day shoot is stressful – and that is for both you and your couple. With so many moving parts and people to coordinate with, there are plenty of opportunities for the day to fall behind. When the day falls behind, you often have to shoot important moments quickly and your stress levels increase (and so do your couple’s). How can you simplify and streamline the process before the shoot to help minimize time-crunches and create a stress-free wedding day for you and your couple? A wedding photography checklist will help you ensure everyone is on the same page and keep the day moving on time and on schedule. We connected with 5 wedding pros to bring you their personal recommendations for timelines to use for success!

8 Free Wedding Day Timeline Templates for Photographers

wedding day timeline templates for photographers

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Top Photography Website Plugins Every Wedding Photographer Needs

As a photographer, one of your main goals is to attract ideal clients to your wedding photography website. Since there are many platforms you can use to attract new photography leads, we reached out to Scott Wyden Kivowitz from Imagely, a leading provider of WordPress products and services for professional photographers, to learn more about his suggestions for top photography website plugins that help you generate more leads for your business.

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In the last article about the best 4 visual WordPress plugins for wedding photographers, I mentioned that the article was part one of a series. So here is part two, which is on lead generation plugins.

Lead generation is the act of obtaining a person’s information from website visits. There are many ways to do so, and there are many forms of leads. There are social leads, email leads, qualified leads and so on. Like before, I want to make sure you understand that almost all the plugins I’m recommending are free but have paid counterparts and services.

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Image Compliments of Bōm Photography

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4 Time-Saving Apps for Wedding Photographers

Time-Saving Apps for Wedding Photographers

As a wedding photography business owner, finding ways to speed up your workflow is key to your success. It’s also important to maintain organization in your personal life, as well. The more optimized your systems and processes are in both areas, the easier it becomes to work on the items you must to grow your business. One way to save time is to use apps that help keep you organized and on top of the tasks you have to manage. ShootDotEdit Wedding Pro, Vanessa Joy, is back with her next post to share the apps she recommends for your photography business.
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Running a business has so much to do with work-life balance and managing your time. It is, in fact, key to be good at it so that you can do more of what you became a photographer to do; shoot. With life constantly throwing new tasks at us, new social media sites to keep up with and, hopefully, more clients to respond to, it can be very overwhelming. Finding shortcuts are crucial to managing it all and below are 4 apps, that I personally use, that I’m sure you will find do just the thing.

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Image Compliments of Vanessa Joy Photography


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