Business and Workflow

The Art of Overcoming Wedding Photography Stigmas

Wedding Photography Stigmas Shoot Dot Edit

Featuring Rebecca Yale

Written By Sabrina Sabbagh


“I’m a photographer who shoots weddings?” Rebecca Yale answered my question with a laugh and a rising intonation in her voice that I wasn’t used to hearing. Her answer, which presented more like a question, made me think she wasn’t sure what to say when I asked her what type of photographer she is. The uncertainty in her voice had me abandoning my planned questions to find out why a 20-year photography veteran with a degree in photography and aesthetic philosophy from NYU would answer in such a peculiar way.

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The Best Photography Workflow Tips for Wedding Photographers

photography workflow

Airlines don’t overhaul their airplanes while they are flying. And that’s for good reason. Taking vital systems offline while in flight would probably be disastrous. The same is true for photographers. While less fatal, changing your photography workflow during busy season can derail projects leading to late nights and angry clients. That is why off-season is the ideal time to update and improve your workflows.

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Balancing a New Baby and Your Wedding Photography Business

balancing a new baby and your photography business

As a wedding photographer, you have to find a balance between running a successful photography business with other areas of your personal life. If you are a new parent or are getting ready to welcome a little bundle of joy, you are likely starting to think about how to manage both your business and your baby.

In addition to our photo editing services, we connect with industry leaders to share their insights on relevant topics. For this topic, we brought in Leeann Marie, Wedding Photographers, an established Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer, ShootDotEdit Customer, and proud mother. She has a great understanding of how crazy it can be to figure out how to manage a business and a baby. She is going to break down exactly how to find the balance between running your wedding photography business and caring for your baby.

Leeann Marie headshot

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Professional Wedding Photographer Tips: How to Work Hard and Make Time for You

professional wedding photographer tips

As a professional wedding photographer and business owner, there are always tasks on your plate and never-ending to-do lists to complete. Though, to make it as a wedding photographer, it is crucial for you to set aside time for yourself, your loved ones, and things outside of work.

Here at ShootDotEdit, we specialize in wedding photo edits. We also connect with industry pros to bring you valuable information on topics relevant to your wedding photography business. We reached out to wedding photography duo, and ShootDotEdit Wedding Pro, Shane and Lauren Photography, who have found a way to balance their business and allow for free time. Keep reading to learn their wedding photographer business tips to help you work hard and make time for you.

shane and lauren headshot

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Free Email Templates and Quick Guide for Wedding Photographers

free email templates and quick 1-2-3 guide

Here at ShootDotEdit, our mission is to empower the success of professional wedding photographers. And one of the top ways to get started on your path to success is to eliminate areas of your photography business that are time-consuming and create bottlenecks in your workflow (like email communication). That’s why we partnered with 3 top companies in the industry to bring you 49 Wedding Photographer Custom Crafted Email Templates, plus a quick guide to get started!

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Tips from Two Bright Lights: 3 Easy Steps to Getting your Weddings Published

two bright lights tips getting your wedding published

When it comes to business growth, there are so many things you want to be thinking about when setting goals for next year. And as photographers, getting published is a frequent item on your to-do list. But where do you start? We sat down with Two Bright Lights, the simplest tool for photographers, planners, and other creatives to get their work featured in hundreds of blogs, websites, and magazines, to help wedding photographers reach submission rockstar status.

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Pro Photo Supply Companies of 2017: Our Thanks to These Awesome Partners

pro photo supply companies of 2017

Here at ShootDotEdit, we’re fortunate enough to work with pro wedding photographers throughout the world. We’ve also built awesome connections with industry-leading pro photo supply companies to bring you valuable and relevant resources. Before the end of the year nears, we wanted to say a big thank you to those companies who partnered with us and supported us throughout 2017! Read on to learn more about each of these amazing companies in the photography industry.

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