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How to Create Your Ultimate Wedding Photography Timeline

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Creating a wedding photography timeline is perhaps the most impactful preliminary work you can do ahead of the wedding day. A well-crafted timeline can help you set realistic goals, give you and your couples a heads-up if more time is needed to accomplish those goals, and also allow you to breathe more easily on the wedding day knowing you have everything covered. If you struggle with time management, or simply need a refresher on the best way to create a wedding photography timeline, this blog will help you stay on schedule and stress-free when you shoot your next wedding!

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How to Fade Presets in Lightroom

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With enough practice and some creative tricks, editing photos in Adobe Lightroom can be a simple and easy process especially with the use of Lightroom Presets! But sometimes, a preset can completely change the look of your photograph or doesn’t match your usual editing style. In this case, we’d like to introduce you to The Fader. If you are looking for a quick and easy tutorial on how to fade presets in Lightroom, then you have come to the right place! Read on to learn more about how to subtly get the desired mood and style for your photographs. 

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How to Blur the Background in Photoshop in 7 Easy Steps

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Imagine this: You capture an amazing portrait of the bride and the groom at a wedding. You are excited about that one epic photograph you can’t wait to share on your social media and website. So, when it’s time to finally view the picture on your computer, something in the image’s background distracts you instantly. As a wedding photographer, you already know that no matter how perfectly timed or focused your image, backgrounds can often ruin an otherwise perfect wedding photo. This is quite common when you are photographing in a crowd. However, whether it’s a distracting element or an unpleasant background in general, a little bit of work on Photoshop could fix your photograph. To help you make even your rejected pictures make it to the list of final deliverables, we offer you tips and tricks to blur background in Photoshop in this blog. 

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How to Get a Continuous Flow of Wedding Photography Leads

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A wedding photographer’s job is not all about taking stunning photographs. It also involves constantly strategizing to attract new clients and book more weddings. With the growing number of wedding photographers and challenges, it is harder to achieve success in the wedding photography business. And one of these challenges is getting a continuous flow of wedding photography leads. Even though it may be difficult sometimes – whether you are a beginner or an established wedding photographer – generating new leads is essential for your business to survive. And to do that, you need a systematic approach that can help your wedding photography grow and sustain that growth. In this blog, we offer you some of the best ways to convert new leads into new clients!

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3 Couples’ Secrets To Working As A Husband & Wife Photography Team

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Born out of love, fueled by passion, and sustained through perseverance — husband and wife photography teams can create amazing things together. But working with the person you love also has its challenges. Even though many couples imagine sharing a life, only a few dare to work with each other in business. We reached out to three couples to find out their secrets to working successfully with their partner, and here’s what they had to say.

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15 Gift Ideas For Photographer Couples On Valentine’s Day

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Do you live together, work together, shoot together, and love each other but still don’t know what gifts to get for each other on Valentine’s Day? We know the gift-giving struggle is real for couples who are in the wedding photography business together! So, if you are having a tough time deciding what to give or are unsure of even where to begin, we’ve got you covered! In this blog, we have compiled 15 gift ideas for photographer couples. These are creative and heartfelt gifts you can give each other based on your shared passion for photography (and some of them you may not have heard of before). Read on to find out how to surprise and delight the photographer in your life who you love.

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Hiring A Second Shooter For Weddings: Tips & Tricks

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While you may be completely efficient as a solo wedding photographer, some weddings are so grand that hiring a second shooter may become a necessity. You may not realize it, but that extra set of hands will make a complicated job more manageable. And while hiring a second shooter may make your life simpler and easier, the process of doing so may not be simple. In this blog, we offer you some suggestions on how you can find that perfect second shooter for your brand. 

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How to Leverage Reviews From Couples to Book More Weddings

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Couples often look for reviews about your wedding photography business from other couples who have worked with you or their trusted vendors. And if you have been in the wedding photography industry a long time, you must already know that reviews, testimonials, and referrals from previous clients are gold when trying to attract new couples and book more weddings. But once you have impressed your couple, photographed their wedding, delivered the final prints, and gotten a fantastic, 5-star review – what’s next? How do you ensure that the review not only boosts your confidence but also gets you more clients? One of the most powerful strategies you could use for your business, in this blog, we offer you some ways of how you can successfully leverage reviews from couples to book more weddings. 

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12 Easy Steps to Editing Portraits in Lightroom

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You may not edit all your photos in Adobe Lightroom, but editing portraits in Lightroom could be another skill to add to your portfolio. It’s a relatively simple process in Lightroom, but you still have to be extra cautious while editing portraits. Even though it’s a part of most post-production processes, these images may sometimes look unnatural and altered. The key is to balance the way you edit and not go overboard. Since editing in Lightroom involves a non-destructive workflow and your actual photos never get altered, you can always go back to any editing stage. And even though it may be a simple process, we narrow down editing portraits in Lightroom to 12 steps in this blog. 

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Love For All Helps You Succeed: Black History Month Feature With Flavio DeBarros

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Every February, the U.S. and other parts of the world celebrate Black History Month to honor the contributions of African-Americans and their culture. Hit by slavery in the past and racism to date, this community has had a journey worth knowing and respecting. This year’s Black History Month is more significant with grown awareness and the development of the Black Lives Matter movement all over the world. We, at ShootDotEdit, stand in solidarity and celebrate this month with a feature story on the very talented wedding photographer and ShootDotEdit customer Flavio DeBarros.

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