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Wedding Reception Photography Tips & Checklist

Wedding reception photography tips and checklist

Wedding receptions have a different vibe and energy altogether. With guests joining the newlyweds to celebrate their new journey, the fun part of the day takes over. From cocktails and cake cutting to dancing and toasts, a lot happens during the wedding reception, and it happens fast. And your job is to document the action in stunning photographs that narrate the story of each scene. So if you are wondering how to get it right and keep up with everything that goes on at a reception, this blog offers a checklist and useful tips to ace wedding reception photography.

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10 Must-Try Wedding Group Poses to Include in Your Shot List

10 Must-Try Wedding Group Poses to Include in Your Shot List

There is nothing more chaotic than taking wedding group photos! We might be exaggerating a little, but it’s definitely one of the most chaotic things you have to handle as a wedding photographer. As difficult as they can get sometimes, group photos are also some of the most special and fun moments you will capture at a wedding. Even though they might not run smoothly each time, getting creative with your wedding group poses is a great way to push your creative limits, add some fun to the day, and impress your couples! And since we can never get enough group photos at weddings, here are some ideas for group photo poses that you can try out at your next wedding photography gig.

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15 Getting Ready Photos to Capture at Every Wedding

15 Getting Ready Photos to Capture at Every Wedding

A wedding is a joyous event. Families and friends come together to celebrate the couple. There’s dancing, photos, food and so much more. Getting ready for the wedding is one of the most fun aspects of the day for the bride, the groom, and the bridal party. With the right shot list, it could be one of the best moments of the day for you too! This blog post on getting ready photos will help you prep your checklist for when you join the bride, groom, and the bridal party in the getting ready process. 

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10 Creative Wedding Ring Photography Ideas

10 Creative Wedding Ring Photography Ideas

As a wedding photographer, it’s a given that you will include wedding ring photos in your shot list. After all, they deserve a spotlight of their own! Since they are a symbol of their love, your bride and groom will want to show off their rings too, and it’s your job to get those perfect wedding rings shots! Sure, pictures of wedding rings on fingers look great, but you can do so much more. Using creative backdrops, placing rings on props, experimenting with lighting – there are many ways to bring out the real shine of your couple’s wedding rings. However, capturing a great photograph of a wedding ring is no easy task. Wedding ring photography is all about the details and also going wide sometimes — you just need to experiment. If you are looking for more ways to get creative with wedding ring photography, then these 10 wedding ring photography ideas could be sources of inspiration. 

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How to Select and Export Multiple Images In Lightroom

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Once you are done post-processing or editing your wedding images, selecting them one by one to export or move can be a Herculean task. One way to improve your speed on a task like this is to select and export multiple images all at once. This quick tip could save you tons of time. And, time is money when it comes to running your wedding photography business.

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How to Watermark Images in Lightroom

Watermark Images

Have you ever wondered why people Watermark photos? Maybe you have heard stories about two artists who lay their claim over the same piece of art. Of course, one of them is the rightful owner, while the other might just be trying to take credit for work they didn’t create. As a wedding photographer, you may have to face a situation like this. This can be unpleasant and might be damaging financially and emotionally! So one way to prevent getting into a situation like this is to consider adding a ‘Watermark’ to your images.

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Most Popular Wedding Photo Editing Trends in 2020

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Every wedding photographer is unique and so is their wedding photo editing style. Some photographers like to stick to classic styles while others love to follow trends. Either way, both have their benefits. Adhering to a classic wedding photo editing style never goes out of fashion but following a new photo editing trend keeps you top of mind of the social media using clients. If you want to know what’s trending, and maybe even follow a few trends, here is all you need to know! 

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Create a Vintage Photo Effect in Lightroom

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Creating a vintage photo effect in Lightroom is just a few clicks away…

Many photographers grew up looking at the beautiful vintage photos of their parents and grandparents. The faded black and white or sepia-toned photos that tell of a time long ago and far away – there is something special about them even now! Vintage wedding photo albums hold so many memories and a sense of nostalgia, they have a certain appeal- especially for those to have old souls. To give the same sense of elegance and beauty a vintage photo holds, wedding photographers these days opt for a vintage photo effect in Lightroom. It is a style that many couples love and may even request.

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Creating GIFs with Wedding Photos

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GIFs, and creating GIFs, used to be wildly popular back in the 90s, but they lost their appeal somewhere late in that decade. In recent years, with the growth of social media platforms, the art of creating and sharing GIFs has made a huge comeback. People across the world use animated GIFs for memes and funny short clips. They are used to express emotions online. Wedding photographers are making full use of GIFs to share with their clients as well as add interest to their websites.

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