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The Fast Approach to Wedding Album Design

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Here at ShootDotEdit, we specialize in photo editing services for professional wedding photographers. We also partner with industry leaders to discuss topics that are relevant and valuable to you. One of those topics is wedding album design, which like editing, can be time-consuming.

Wedding photo albums are timeless entities that allow your couples to look back on their images and are a great way to increase your profit. One of the keys to success is to build processes and systems that allow you to quickly and efficiently work on designing albums, without spending all of your time. We reached out to the founder of Align Album Design, Melissa Jill, to find out more about their solution to the best wedding album design process. Plus, we’ve added a few bonus tips to help you have the fastest album workflow possible!

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8 Free Wedding Day Timeline Templates for Photographers

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Let’s face it… the wedding day shoot is stressful for both you and your wedding clients. 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. This causes your stress levels to increase (as well as your clients’). 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 clients?

A wedding photography checklist will help you ensure everyone is on the same page and keep the day moving on time and on schedule. As a photo editing service online, we believe in a fast and streamlined workflow for each part of the client process. That is why we partnered with 5 wedding pros to bring you their personal recommendations for times to use for success.

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Top 5 Tips: Photography Lighting Basics for Any Location

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Knowing photography lighting basics to use to light your subject, regardless of the situation you are in, can often be challenging. There are several variables to consider, from determining what your flash settings should be, to knowing if you should use a reflector, to using the proper placement of your subject in relation to the light. Add a wedding day timeline into the mix, and you can be left feeling quite overwhelmed. How can you work with light in the proper way to help you create images you desire?

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7 Wedding Cake Photos Your Couple Will Love

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Traditions are an important part of the wedding day. This includes traditions such as the couple not seeing one another until the wedding day, the couple exchanging wedding vows during the ceremony, and the couple having their first dance during the reception. The reception itself has many of its own unique traditions for couples. A tradition most couples take advantage of is when they cut the wedding cake. Below, we dive into must-take wedding cake photos and instructions for you to use during your shoots.

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7 Tips for Better Wedding Ring Photography

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During the wedding day shoot, one of your goals is to take gorgeous photos of the bride and groom throughout the day. While it is important (and your job) to make them look their best, there are also some additional elements you must remember to photograph. This includes the dress, the bride’s shoes, details of the reception, and of course, the wedding ring photography. Did you know wedding rings represent eternity and infinity for your couple?

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Top 5 Tips: Keys to Posing for the Bride and Groom Pictures

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As the wedding day approaches, it is time to prepare by charging your gear, formatting memory cards, and scouting the wedding location. Another essential item to work on before the day is posing for the wedding portraits. In the past, we’ve talked about posing the bridesmaids, groomsmen, and family formals. Today, we are focusing on how to master wedding couple poses for the bride and groom pictures to ensure you master every shot.

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