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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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How to Handle Unrealistic Wedding Photography Clients

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Your wedding photography business is not just your livelihood, it’s also your creative outlet. And your job is awesome. You get to take beautiful photos, be witness to life-changing moments, explore different destinations, and build lasting relationships. But there are some aspects – like working with unrealistic wedding clients – that could easily have the potential to turn your dream job into an unpleasant experience. From setting unreasonable deadlines to making impractical Photoshop requests, situations like these can turn even the simplest of weddings into a monumental assignment. In this blog, we offer some tips that will allow you to handle unrealistic wedding clients smoothly and successfully.

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Top 10 Tips To Book More Weddings in 2021

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Along with a global health emergency, COVID-19 also brought along a huge financial downfall impacting everyone, including wedding photographers who found themselves suddenly without work. Now it’s 2021 and many of you are back, photographing with new strategies and work models adapted to the new normal. You have resumed business, but still with caution. And now it’s time to strategize to get more clients to recover the losses incurred during 2020. For that, you need a game plan. We can help! From adhering to safety regulations to learning new wedding photography techniques, this blog offers tips that will help you book more weddings in 2021 and beyond.  

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How to Price Your Wedding Photography Packages

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Do you struggle with pricing your wedding photography packages? Many wedding photographers do! We know it’s not easy, especially if you are new to the wedding photography industry. Not only does pricing photography packages depend on your experience, qualifications, and services, you also have to factor in your target market and local competition. Whether you are thinking about modifying your packages or just beginning to set your prices, this blog can offer tips on how to price for profit. 

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Use Instagram to Grow Your Wedding Photography Business

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Social media has undoubtedly changed the way you do business and social media marketing is one of the most powerful ways to promote yourself and build your brand. If you are looking to grow your reach, Instagram could be your tool of choice. Your photographs already speak for your brand, and Instagram is built for promoting photographs – so it’s a perfect match! If you need some tips for how to use Instagram to grow your wedding photography business, this blog post could be a game-changer. 

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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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Wedding Photography Liability Insurance Explained

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Couples spend a large amount of time planning their weddings – one of the most memorable days of their lives and the beginning of a new journey for them. From the wedding attire and rings to the vendors and guest list, attention is paid to even the tiniest details. However, no matter how intricately planned and managed, things can still go wrong on the wedding day, and sometimes the mistake might occur on your end, the wedding photographer. So, to protect yourself from the repercussions of certain unforeseen circumstances – which may or may not have been in your control – consider how wedding photography liability insurance could help. Here is a bit more information about liability insurance.

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15 Ideas to Help You Write Wedding Photography Blogs

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Writing wedding photography blogs is one of the best ways to increase audience engagement and showcase your wedding photography business. Blogging allows potential clients to get a glimpse through your lens (and words) at the various weddings you cover and also gives you the chance to make your wedding photography business more “Google-friendly.” There’s so much that people don’t know about weddings and wedding photography, so why not use your experience to offer an insider glimpse into the wedding world? Sound good? Great – let’s get blogging with these 15 wedding photography blog post ideas you can use right now!  

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How to Handle a Bad Review From a Bride

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While your wedding photography business is all about being picture-perfect, sometimes, even the smallest imperfection could turn out to be a challenge, like when you receive a bad review from a couple. There are various reasons you might receive bad reviews, sometimes valid, and sometimes because of something that was not in your control. Here are some steps you can take to avoid or handle receiving a bad review from a bride.

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How to Dodge and Burn Your Images in Photoshop

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The Dodge and Burn tools have been popular among Photoshop users for a long time. Like some other tools and features in Photoshop, these tools have their roots in traditional film development. Photographers around the world had been using the dodging and burning technique to lighten or darken parts of their images much before digital photography was introduced. The effectiveness of this post-production technique is the reason behind its inclusion even in newer digital photo editing platforms. The Dodge tool helps you lighten selected areas of your image while the Burn tool darkens the chosen areas.

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