How to Become a Photographer

WordPress Plugins for Photographers to Build Strong Websites

WordPress Plugins for Photographers to Build Strong Websites

WordPress is an open-source content management system (CMS) that works great for building websites without even having to code or learn about programming languages (even though understanding them is always a plus). Its multiple themes and customization options make the process of promoting your business through a website seamless. Moreover, it also offers a large number of free and paid plugins for various features that help you run the website smoothly. Different plugins serve different purposes, and to build a robust, user-friendly website, it is crucial to know which ones to use and how to use them. In this blog, we have listed the most commonly used WordPress plugins for photographers and how to make the best use of them.

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Destination Wedding Photography: Top Tips & Tricks

Destination Wedding Photography: Top Tips & Tricks

Is your couple planning a white Winterland wedding in Iceland or a tropical beach wedding in Barbados? If your answer is yes, then don’t forget to make the necessary preparations for your travel and photography. Between booking a destination wedding, preparing to photograph in another location, getting on a plane, and photographing your couple’s wedding, there’s ultimately a lot of planning that goes into documenting a destination wedding. From keeping the destination country’s general laws and COVID restrictions in mind to packing the right equipment – this blog offers a basic checklist of things you can do once you book a destination wedding photography gig.

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8 Amazing Wedding Photography Giveaway Ideas

8 Amazing Wedding Photography Giveaway Ideas

Sharing your work through your wedding photography business’s social media platforms is a great way to gain followers and build a brand and a digital portfolio. By staying consistent with your posts and content, you might even be able to generate new leads through social media. However, while it’s essential to keep sharing your photographs and videos, sometimes, it may not be enough to engage your followers. In this case, a wedding photography giveaway or contest can get your brand the attention and engagement it needs. You can offer anything that could be useful or fun for your audience. It doesn’t have to be an expensive gift, but a few discounts or little freebies can do the magic! In this blog, we bring you some ideas on what you could offer your followers through social media giveaways. Social media marketing is a long-term process, but adopting the right strategies could help you engage your audience and perhaps even generate more leads and increase your page’s reach.

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Photography Copyright Laws and How They Protect Your Work

Photography Copyright Laws and How They Protect Your Work

As a wedding photographer today, it’s easy to publish and sell your work online. You can share it through online portfolios or your website and social media handles. But since people can easily access your work, it’s also easy for people to save/download your photos without your permission and for reasons that you might not be okay with. This is where photography copyright laws come into action. According to the Professional Photographers of America (PPA), “A copyright is the exclusive legal right of creators or assigned copyright owners to reproduce, distribute, publicly display, or create derivative works from original work.” Copyright laws for images will therefore protect your work so that it can’t be used by anyone else without your permission. If you are unsure about your rights as a wedding photographer, in this blog, we will offer you some clarity on how you can protect your work. 

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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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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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Wedding Photographer Dress Code: How to Dress for the Job

Wedding Photographer Dress Code: How to Dress for the Job

Dress to impress – all of us have heard this saying at least once in our lives. And when it comes to wedding photographers, this statement needs to be taken seriously. While your couple may already be impressed by you and your skills, you never know who you can find at their wedding. You might just end up finding more leads, and therefore, it’s important to select an outfit that makes you look professional and also represents your brand. The wedding photographer’s dress code might change from wedding to wedding, but there are some general rules that you can apply to almost all of your wedding photography outfits. While female and male photographer attires may be different, dressing sharp, smart, and comfortable apply to both. However, this does not mean that it’s time for you to break out your couture gown or tuxedo either! If you are not sure about what to wear while you are on the job, we are here to help! 

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Top 10 Marketing Tips for Wedding Photographers

Top 10 Marketing Tips for Wedding Photographers

Being a wedding photography business owner isn’t just one job but several responsibilities and duties under one. One of the biggest responsibilities out of all is booking more weddings, and to do that, you need to market your business and services to the right people in the right way. This can often get stressful for many wedding photographers, but carefully planning and strategizing business tactics can help you avoid that stress. In this blog, we offer you 10 marketing tips for wedding photographers that you can use to grow your business digitally and offline. 

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The Ultimate Wedding Photography Shot List For You

The Ultimate Wedding Photography Shot List For You

Many wedding photographers would agree that creating a wedding photography shot list is one of the most crucial pre-wedding day prep that they do. However, creating the ultimate shot list will differ from wedding to wedding. While every wedding has some common activities and elements that can’t be missed, some cultural or unique traditions may require you to customize your shot list. Even though our template can help you create a shot list for your future weddings, don’t forget to consult your couple while working on it. Creating a shot list begins with asking the couple what they want, getting familiar with their vision, and then getting back to them with a carefully curated shot list that seamlessly blends their ideas with yours and also includes all the essential photographs.

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201 Creative Blog Post Ideas for Wedding Photographers

201 Creative Blog Post Ideas for Wedding Photographers

In today’s world, content marketing or blogging is one of the easiest and most reliable ways to attract brides and grooms. Consistent blogging about the right topics can increase brand exposure and help your wedding photography clients connect with you and your brand. One of the best parts about blogging? You can use it to share gorgeous photographs and even some exclusive behind-the-scenes images and videos. Plus, by sharing your expertise in wedding photography, you offer couples a perfect platform to get wedding-related information, which can help them plan their weddings. But if writing isn’t your forte, then this blog offers you some fresh, fun, and creative blog post ideas for wedding photographers that can help you get started.  

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