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As you start the process of hiring an assistant, you may find yourself perplexed with questions – where to find them, how to hire them, and how to conduct the training process? To begin with, it is important to draw a clear differentiating line among assistants, assistant photographers, and second shooters. They can all play […]

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Lightroom Tutorial: How to Fix Bad Lighting

Photographing weddings could mean taking images in all sorts of venues and sometimes even venues with less than ideal lighting conditions. If you are shooting outdoors on a bright and sunny day, you may be able to balance out or fix bad lighting with off-camera lighting and reflectors. Low-light venues possess their own set of […]

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Model Release Form: Why Your Wedding Photography Business Needs It

Trying to figure out what you need to add to a model release form? What purpose does it serve? And whether you even need one while photographing weddings? Well, imagine this. You successfully booked a couple, took some stunning photos at their wedding, including photos of the bride and groom, the guests, the decor, and […]

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Standard Photography Contract Simplified

Drafting a contract is one of the first steps you take as you set up your wedding photography business and begin your journey of booking your ideal clients. “When should I have a wedding photography contract ready?” – this is a question many photographers ask when they are just starting out. Well, the answer is […]

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Indian Wedding Photography: Understanding the Art & The Market

Indian wedding photography can feel like stepping into uncharted territory for many wedding photographers – especially if this is your first time photographing one. There is no doubt that they are different from what you may be used to, and the coverage goes way past the usual 9-hours duration (as in the US). We understand […]

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Common Wedding Client Problems & How to Handle Them

Every once in a while, you might come across an unhappy client with a problem. It happens to all of us – even the best of us. And when something like this happens, there are usually two possible outcomes – it could be your fault or not. Either way, the client is still the client, […]

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Rangefinder is not just a resource for photographers, it’s a community too: Jacqueline Tobin, Editor-In-Chief

Whether it’s wedding photography or the photography industry in general, change is an integral part of the art and business of photography. From how photographers take photos to how they do business, techniques and strategies often change based on the changes in demand and also the world. And as the world is still in the […]

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Wedding Photography Tips: How to Build Trust With Clients

Innovative marketing strategies, a solid social media presence, an outstanding portfolio – these are just some of the things you need to keep your wedding photography business running. But there’s another factor that could help you run your business seamlessly – building trust with clients. Not only can that help you meet couples that could […]

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