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35 Must-Have Bridal Party Photos

Bridal Party Photos

Bridal party photos are still alive and well for many couples despite
the fact that 2020 has changed weddings as we know them. But no matter what, many couples are not ready to give up entirely on having a wedding party when they get married. And when planning, besides spending time choosing their vendors, looking for a venue etc., a bride and groom spend a considerable amount of time on choosing their bridal party.

Since the people in the bridal party are usually the closest to the couple, you should try to stay close and establish a bond with them, too. The bridesmaids, the groomsmen, flower girls and ring bearers are the ones who will be participating in the wedding, but besides getting their action shots, you could think of getting creative with their images. While it’s a big day for the bride and groom, it’s a big day for their families and close friends, too. The couple will forever treasure those special moments with their bridal party. Here are some classic and creative ideas that you could try for the bridal party photos at your next wedding. 

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How to Plan for COVID Engagement Sessions

How to Plan for COVID Engagement Sessions

This is a post on how to plan engagement sessions during the COVID-19 pandemic. At ShootDotEdit we are here to help photographers succeed. But we do not support photographers doing anything that makes them feel unsafe. We also recognize that some photographers want to (and have to) be photographing right now. No judgement should be passed on any choice. We do not believe you should be photographing if you’re not ready to be out there, and if you ARE ready to be photographing (and your couples are ready to be booking) engagement sessions, these tips might help! Please stay healthy and stay safe.

The COVID pandemic has turned the world upside down, and its economic side effects have impacted industries globally. Wedding photographers also took a huge hit due to the pandemic as it forced couples to push pause on their wedding plans. While some have simply postponed their weddings, others have canceled them. And this change in plans as well as people’s personal situations have also led to an increase in refund requests. But despite all this chaos, seeing their couples dealing with  – and overcoming the pandemic  – for the sake of love has been a motivation for wedding photographers to adapt to the changing world. 

Now, as lockdown restrictions ease, and businesses start to come back to life, couples will be looking forward to booking engagement photo sessions. And even though we are still in the middle of the pandemic, you could take some steps to ensure that your clients remain safe and comfortable while shooting with you.

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How to Help Your Couples Plan Their Destination Wedding During the Pandemic

How to Help Your Couples Plan Their Destination Wedding During the Pandemic

This is a post on how to plan destination weddings during the COVID-19 pandemic. At ShootDotEdit we want to help photographers succeed. But we do not support photographers doing anything that makes them feel unsafe. We also recognize that some photographers want to (and have to) be photographing right now. No judgement should be passed on any choice. We do not believe you should be photographing if you’re not ready to be out there, and if you ARE ready to be photographing (and your couples are ready to be booking) destination weddings, these tips might help! Please stay healthy and stay safe.

The thrill and romance attached to a destination wedding are unmatched. The excitement of getting married at an exotic location and fulfilling the dream of a fairytale wedding is a goal for  many couples. Destination weddings have become fairly common over the years, but with the Coronavirus pandemic,  everything has changed drastically, including the concept of destination weddings.

With countries across the globe still maintaining shuttered borders and travel curbed to control the spread of the virus, couples who had made bookings for destination weddings this year have had to reschedule or cancel. But as restrictions start to ease, it’s time to start planning destination weddings again! But this time, the planning will be considerably different. 

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Apollo Fields Photography: Attract the Right Clients With Brand Authenticity

Meet Apollo Fields Photography a husband and wife team who channel brand authenticity to attract  the right wedding photography clients.

You might have heard about or even met many talented wedding photographers. But… have you ever heard about wedding photographers who write poetry for their couples? Or do you know any wedding photographers who write cookbooks in the form of stories? No? Well, you will after you read our post about this dynamic husband and wife team Heather and Terrence Huie who are Apollo Fields Photography.

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Navigating Wedding Cancellations and Refunds During the Pandemic

navigating wedding cancellations and refunds during the pandemic

Many couples around the world had to make changes to their wedding plans due to the coronavirus pandemic. Some even had to cancel their weddings, which subsequently led to engagement session cancellations too. From not wanting to have their special day masked (literally) with the fear of catching COVID to financial restraints, the pandemic forced many to rethink their big plans this year.

It’s not just couples, even the wedding industry has taken a huge hit because of the pandemic. And naturally, wedding photographers were not spared from the global economic side effect of COVID, with many being dragged into refund litigations by clients. At a time when business is trending low for many small businesses, these court cases are adding to a wedding photographer’s bills. 

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100 Instagram Captions for Wedding Photographers

100 Instagram Captions for Wedding Photographers

Wedding photography is hard work but finding Instagram captions for your beautiful images is sometimes just as challenging! There are times when the perfect Instagram captions comes to mind just by looking at a photo but then there are moments when you just can’t find the words. A situation like this can be frustrating! But we are here to help! Whether you’re looking for Instagram captions for your bridal portraits, the groom, the couple, or any other wedding photo categories, we have something on this list for you.

And when you’re done reading about Instagram Captions, here’s another blog that might interest you – MOST POPULAR WEDDING PHOTO EDITING TRENDS IN 2020.

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How to Remove Glass Glare From Photos in Photoshop

How to Remove Glass Glare From Photos in Photoshop

As a wedding photographer, do you want to save your portraits from getting ruined because of glass glare? If so, this ShootDotEdit blog is for you.

We know that the presence of a reflection or glare on the glasses of your subject can be annoying. You take a great photograph of your couple only to realize later that there is a glass glare in the photo. A situation like this can spoil your image as well as your mood.

Fortunately, there’s a way out. You can remove glass glare from photos in Photoshop.

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How to Photograph a Wedding When It Rains

Photograph a Wedding When It Rains

You and your couple have the most thought-out, brilliant plan for their wedding day, but what if Mother Nature has other plans and it starts to rain?  While you could curse your luck (and the weather forecaster that did you wrong), there’s no point in wasting energy on any of that! Instead, seize the day (and an umbrella) and get to work with these tips and tricks you can follow to take amazing photos and memories even in the rain.

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Importing Lightroom Presets

Importing Lightroom Presets

Adobe Lightroom is a popular editing platform for wedding photographers around the world. It offers a huge array of editing tools to get the most out of your images. For the majority of photographers, it’s the only editing program they ever need. A perfect illustration of how simple and intuitive Lightroom can be is the array of presets offered.

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