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The Importance of Implementing Business Processes in Wedding Photography: Featuring Infinite Loop Photography

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Jerry Cantave of Infinite Loop Photography

Running a wedding photography business means constantly being vigilant on every level to keep your business humming. From maintaining and updating your website to keeping up with social media and the challenges of post-production, there’s always so much to do! And according to ShootDotEdit customer Jerry Cantave of Infinite Loop Photography, managing your wedding photography business is easier, faster, and more successful if you put business processes in place from the start. He believes if you “map out the process first, then bring on the tools that let you reach the goals in the most effective manner,” you will thrive. Find out more about his secrets to success in this feature story. 

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5 Tips for Taking Enchanting Fairy Tale Wedding Photos

5 Tips for Taking Enchanting Fairy Tale Wedding Photos

Whether it’s the dress, the venue, or the decor – some weddings have a few elements of a fairy tale in them, and others are completely based on a fairy tale wedding theme. Many brides often dream of having a wedding that looks like something straight out of a fairy tale, and it goes without saying that the photographs from these weddings look nothing short of magical. With dreamy decor, unique locations, and beautiful natural elements, the hopeless romantics go for a fairy tale wedding that is a perfect symbol of their storybook romance. When photographing a wedding fit for a prince and princess, you should aim to capture the romance and the ambiance of the place together. The classic fairy tale decor with soft tones and pastel colors or a modern-day fairy tale with darker tones, each story deserves to be told with perfection. And ShootDotEdit customers have the perfect photographs that will inspire you! 

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Top 10 Bride Getting Ready Photos to Take At Every Wedding

Top 10 Bride Getting Ready Photos to Take At Every Wedding

The ceremony, the reception, and the couple’s exit photos are some of the most important parts of a shot list for any wedding. But another set of photographs that is not exactly new but remains a fan favorite is the bride getting ready photos. Wedding day photos are all about storytelling – from the moment the bride starts getting ready to when the newlyweds make their final exit – each photograph is an essential part of the grand story. Hair and makeup detail photos, bridesmaids giving the final touches to the bride’s dress, the bride putting on her shoes, there are so many key moments that can’t be missed on the morning of the wedding day. But if you ever find yourself running short on time, in this blog, we bring you the top 10 getting ready photos that you must make time for. 

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How to Batch Edit in Photoshop: The Step-By-Step Guide

How to Batch Edit in Photoshop: The Step-By-Step Guide

Whether it’s the first look photographs or the father-daughter dance, as a wedding photographer, you are always on the lookout for all the special moments that make up a wedding. And not just that, you strive to get the perfect photo from every activity too! The result? Multiple photos of the same scene. And even after culling, you are still left with hundreds of photos in a similar setting that need to be edited in the same way but individually. This is where batch editing, also known as batch processing, comes into play. The batch editing feature in Photoshop allows you to apply a particular set of editing actions to a group of files with just a click – helping you save a lot of time in the post-production workflow. In this blog, we will walk you through the steps of how to batch edit in Photoshop to speed up your workflow.

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5 Wedding Photo Editing Trends You Need to Know About in 2021

5 Wedding Photo Editing Trends You Need to Know About in 2021

Editing wedding photos are no longer just about cropping or straightening an image. Today, wedding photo editing involves color correction, retouching, spot removal, and many more steps. Each wedding photographer has their unique editing style. However, every year, certain trends gain popularity and are specifically asked for by many brides and grooms. You might be someone who sticks to a classic editing style, but whether or not you like to experiment with what’s trending, it’s always good to learn more about what’s going on in the wedding photography industry. In this blog, we bring you five photo editing trends that we think are here to stick around in 2021. 

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The Art of Moody Wedding Photography: An Overview

An Overview of the Art of Moody Wedding Photography

Just as the name suggests, a moody photography style aims to highlight the mood of a scene. It is sometimes used to shift the viewer’s eye to the emotion unfolding, and at other times, it is used to focus on the drama and ambiance of a scene. Moody wedding photography is a niche paving its way in the industry, and we are seeing more wedding photographers incorporating this style of photography into the wedding day – even during the ceremony and couple’s portraits. While light and airy, documentary, or editorial may be your go-to vibe, in this blog, we will share different tips that will help you get familiar with a more moody wedding photography style.  

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How To Use The Tone Curve in Lightroom

How To Use The Tone Curve in Lightroom

Lightroom is a fantastic image editing software that offers you multiple ways to improve the quality of your photographs. With just some clicks and the help of Lightroom tools, you can make adjustments or changes to your images without ruining their original quality. One such tool that helps you turn your images into better versions of themselves is the Tone Curve tool. It is similar to the HSL Panel’s Luminance section, but instead of making changes to separate colors, the Tone Curve tool in Lightroom controls specific ranges of tones in your photos. Its main function? By adjusting the tone curve, you can change the colors in your wedding photos and make them brighter or darker. In this blog, we will take you through the purpose of this tool and how to use the Tone Curve in Lightroom while editing your wedding photos.

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Bridal Portraits You Can’t Miss: Featuring ShootDotEdit Customers

Bridal Portraits You Can’t Miss: Featuring ShootDotEdit Customers

Bridal portraits are not just an excuse for the bride to wear her gown before the wedding. For some brides, it’s the day they get to be a model for a day and pamper themselves, and for others, the session is simply about the joy of taking beautiful photographs, which they can then share with their families and friends. As the wedding photographer, the bridal portraits session is a great chance for you to interact and establish a relationship with the bride. These portraits usually happen a month or two in advance, so that gives you plenty of time to help your bride get comfortable in front of the camera and with you. Every bride deserves some gorgeous portraits of herself, and we are here to help you deliver the best! In this blog, we share some stunning photographs of brides by some amazing ShootDotEdit customers and offer you some tips on preparing for the session.

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A Complete Guide On Culling Photos & Why We Do It

A Complete Guide On Culling Photos & Why We Do It

Culling is the first step in the post-production phase. Whatever be the photography style or type – this is a process that pretty much every photographer has to go through (unless you outsource it. But more on that later). After a photography gig, you often come home with hundreds and sometimes thousands of images in your drive, and not every image is a masterpiece, but what you finally deliver to your clients should be. And that requires going through every single photograph you have taken. Moreover, editing takes time and effort, so in a way, culling saves you from wasting time editing photographs that are not worth it. Want to learn more about culling photos and why it’s a necessary part of your post-production workflow? Then we have answers for you.

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Top 10 Tips for Indoor Wedding Photography

Top 10 Tips for Indoor Wedding Photography

As a wedding photographer, you may not always have the chance to photograph in wide-open spaces with beautiful mountains or beaches adding that ‘wow’ factor to your photographs. Your couples might choose indoor venues, or weather conditions may force you to photograph indoors. Even at weddings where you do have a chance to shoot portraits outside, you might have to photograph the ceremony inside a church or any other type of venue. And even though indoor locations can also add a unique touch to wedding photos, indoor venues can sometimes be small or dark or maybe both. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t create stunning photographs in these situations. It’s all about having some (photography) tricks up your sleeve! From finding natural light sources to creating beautiful silhouettes, this blog offers you 10 tips on how you can improve your indoor wedding photography game even in less than ideal settings.

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