How to Take Wedding Photos

How to Photograph a Wedding When It Rains

Photograph a Wedding When It Rains

You and your couple have the most thought-out, brilliant plan for their wedding day, but what if Mother Nature has other plans and it starts to rain?  While you could curse your luck (and the weather forecaster that did you wrong), there’s no point in wasting energy on any of that! Instead, seize the day (and an umbrella) and get to work with these tips and tricks you can follow to take amazing photos and memories even in the rain.

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Creating a Wedding Day Shot List

Creating a Wedding Day Shot List

A wedding day shot list? Do I really need one?

The resounding answer is YES.

And it all starts with asking the couple what they want, what is special to them, and then setting realistic expectations for their requests balanced against the timeline and the location where the wedding will be held.

Here are 7 amazing and easy to follow tips on creating a wedding day shot-list. 

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How I Got the Shot: Michael Mann

getting the shot

Have you been enjoying all these months of our fabulous photographer’s tips on getting the shot? If so, you’ve love this one! This last “How I Got the Shot” of 2020 features the spectacular Michael Mann who currently resides in Sarlat-la-Canéda, a medieval town in southwest France. His photography is stand-out stunning. His imagery is thoughtful, well-lit, and literally pulls you in to the place where he is and the story he is telling. Want more tips for wedding photography? Check out a few of our favorite How I Got the Shot posts here AND here.

And we love video – so be sure to check out the video below!

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How I Got the Shot | Silhouettes with Bradley Images

How I Got the Shot | Silhouettes with Bradley Images

Capturing silhouettes never goes out of style when it comes to photography! They make for some seriously creative images and we are always on the lookout for good silhouettes to share!

This week, we got the chance to ask Baltimore native and award-winning wedding photographer — Bradley Zisow of Bradley Images about some of our favorite silhouette shots he’s captured.

Take it away, Bradley!

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How I Got the Shot | Narvold Photography

Narvold Photography

Nick Arvold of Narvold Photography is a truly valued customer of ShootDotEdit. We love seeing the incredible and creative images he sends in on a regular basis!

So of course, you know we had to ask him how he got some of our favorite shots… And we’re proud to announce he decided to share some wisdom with you!

So read on to find out how Narvold Photography Got the Shot!

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How I Got the Shot | Apollo Fields

how to get the shot

Have you ever tried to figure out how to get the shot? Maybe you have ever seen a photograph on someone’s website or IG feed and tried to reverse engineer the shot, but then got fed up because you just couldn’t figure out how they did it?? Well we are here to tell you how to get the shot with the ShootDotEdit inspirational blog series for wedding photographers called How I Got the Shot! — featuring some of the best work from our INCREDIBLE ShootDotEdit customers!

This week, we asked Terrence and Heather Huie from Apollo Fields how to get the shot. This husband and wife team are based out of New York and Colorado and describe their photography as “Artistic storytelling for adventurous couples. And as you’ll see in these photos, they’re all about adventure and risk-taking.

So without further ado, here’s Apollo Fields telling us how to get the shot!

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How I Got the Shot | Brent Looyenga

Brent Looyenga

Brent Looyenga of Looyenga Photography is truly a master of his class. He’s constantly pushing the boundaries of what wedding photography can be.

So we were so thrilled when he agreed to fill us in on how he got four truly beautiful shots. There’s a lot going on behind the scenes with this photographer. So if you want to learn from one of the best, read on to see how Brent Looyenga Got the Shot!

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How I Got the Shot with Salt & Pine Photography

Salt & Pine photography is made up of Darryl Ann and Joe and they are a Seattle-based husband and wife team of wedding photographers that make up Salt & Pine.

These two talented photographers LOVE adventure, and find magical ways to capture it in their images. So when they agreed to tell us how they got some of our favorite shots they’ve taken, we were thrilled to share with you what they had to say!

Salt & Pine Photography

Read on to learn how Salt & Pine got the shot!

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How I Got the Shot with Diane Nicole Photography

Diane Nicole

Hey! You made it to the first How I Got the Shot with ShootDotEdit.  This week, we welcomed northern California-based wedding photographer Diane Clifford of Diane Nicole Photography.  

We love Diane’s work and are proud to call her a valued ShootDotEdit customer. So much so that we picked out a few of our favorite images she captured and asked her to explain a bit how she got such incredible shots!

So without further ado — Diane Nicole Photography!

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