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Color Correction in Lightroom: An Overview

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As a wedding photographer, your primary job is to document picture-perfect moments on your couple’s special day. No matter how amazing the day is, or how technically perfect you try to make your images, chances are when it’s time to edit your wedding photos, you will need to do some basic changes – like color-correcting and white balance – to many of them. Lightroom is our go-to software to help you edit your photos, no matter how little or how much editing is required, and in this blog, we teach you how to use it to do simple, classic color edits that will make you and your clients happy!

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Culling Images in Lightroom: A Step-By-Step Guide

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As a wedding photographer, you have many tasks to manage. You book the wedding, you help plan the wedding, you photograph the wedding, and then the work really begins! Now you need to go through the thousands of images you captured and select the best ones to edit for your couple. This process, which is known as culling, may be the thing you least look forward to and continuously put off because it’s time-consuming. We are here to help! In this blog, we will teach you the process of culling images using Adobe Lightroom, one of the best software programs in the industry.

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When And How To Grow Your Wedding Photography Business

When And How To Grow Your Wedding Photography Business

Have you been photographing weddings for a while now? Do you know the ins and outs of wedding photography? Do you think you have gained enough experience to take your wedding photography business to the next level? If your answer to all these questions is yes, then it might just be time for you to grow your wedding photography business. Figuring out the right time to take your business to the next level is not easy, even if your instinct tells you that you are ready. Your experience, business plan, and skills at running a business all have a role to play in this decision. So, before you think of making any changes, you may want to take a look at where you stand currently. In this blog, we take you through some crucial steps that will help you determine if you are ready to level up your photography business.  

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Wedding Photography Consultation Tips and Tricks

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You’ve certainly heard it said that you only get one chance to make a first impression. For you as the wedding photographer, the wedding photography consultation is that one chance. It is the moment when you can convert a potential lead into a client. Successful wedding photography consultations take practice and planning – from the prep before meeting your potential clients to when you finally get the contract signed. In this blog, we will help you prepare for the consultation and put you on the path to success.  

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How to Benefit from an Associate Photographer

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Having a strong and diverse photography team is invaluable. Teams can be built from second shooters, a spouse who is a business partner, co-shooters, trusted pro photographer friends you can rely on in a pinch and, yes, associate photographers. In this blog post, we break down the top benefits of having an associate shooter on your team for maximum business growth, and maybe even maximum fun!

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Tips to Speed Up Your Wedding Photography Business Workflow

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As a wedding photographer, booking weddings is necessary for your business growth and success. A fast and efficient wedding photography business workflow is a crucial piece to help achieve those same outcomes. You could say you cannot have one without the other. Whether it’s keeping track of what you need to do on the wedding day or the work you put in before or after that, just by changing a few things you could free up precious time to spend booking more weddings or perhaps even creating that much sought-after work-life balance. Read on to find out how! 

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10 Must-Have Detail Photos For Every Wedding

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Couples spend a long time planning their weddings and pay a lot of attention to even the smallest details. The flowers, the cake, the reception set-up, the table settings – they are all planned with purpose and bonus! they make for amazing pictures too. Even though every wedding is different, there are some detail photos that are common at most weddings. From the rings to the dress, there’s likely something in these details that are personally connected to the couple that, when captured, will help you tell a better story.

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12 Engagement Photo Themes To Fit Every Mood and Budget

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Some things in life deserve to be picture-perfect. Being engaged happens to be one of them. Couples are on the lookout for engagement photo themes that speak to them – from location to personality. They want engagement photos that are unique and uniquely them! Themes often create a compelling storyline and help the couple tell their story. Thanks to ever-changing trends, the options for themes are plentiful and create endless options for creativity. Lively, fun, or dreamy – whatever it is your client wants, we have created a collection of engagement photo themes you can suggest when it’s time to start planning!

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