The wedding industry has long been dominated by picture-perfect classic wedding photos. And it’s only recently that couples and wedding photographers have started experimenting with unique wedding photos that don’t usually fit the traditional style of wedding photography. Nowadays, couples are looking forward to celebrating their uniqueness, and so wedding photographers are always on the lookout to capture elements that make a photograph stand out. Whether it’s a hint of humor or unusual perspectives, we love when wedding photographers think out of the box. In this blog, we have put together a list of stunning images captured by some of our customers. Every photograph in this feature brings something new to the table and showcases wedding photos that are far from classic but are definitely unique.[···]
Planning to take outdoor wedding photos during your next assignment? If yes, then we’d suggest that you pay extra attention to your lighting! Outdoor wedding photography can be a great way to create stunning images for your couples and your portfolio too. You can play with beautiful backgrounds, different elements of nature, and wide, open spaces. You could also include some props (think umbrellas in case of rainy days). But as nice as they look, taking photographs outside can also be challenging. Whether it’s unpredictable weather or unbalanced lighting, you will need to be prepared for anything when you decide to take your couples outdoors. However, some pros know what it takes to get those breathtaking outdoor photos. This blog brings you images from talented wedding photographers and ShootDotEdit customers who aced the outdoor wedding game by capturing gorgeous images. So if you are in the mood to get inspired, you have come to the right place![···]
The wedding photography business isn’t just about picking up a camera and taking stunning photos. It’s hard work that also involves planning strategies that will help you take your business to the next level. And sometimes, it can also get stressful, especially during tough times like the coronavirus pandemic. However, as a wedding photographer, you can do so many things to stay inspired and motivated – learning new techniques, exploring other photographers’ work, reading inspirational stories – the list is endless. If you feel uninspired or are going through a tough time, then this blog might just help to lift your spirits. In this blog, we have listed 72 of the best wedding photography quotes you can use for inspiration or perhaps for some engaging Instagram captions![···]
Timeless, classic, raw – these are the words that are often used to describe black and white wedding photos. Even though photographers have been using this technique for a very long time, many would agree when we say that black and white photos will never go out of style. While many aspects of the wedding industry, including wedding photography, have changed over time, a black and white picture of a bride and groom or the bride and her father or mother will always remain a classic. While color photographs are great for detail shots and images with the whole family and bridal party, black and white wedding photography is all about bringing out the emotions of the subject. In this blog, we will share some stunning black and white photographs from some very talented ShootDotEdit customers and also offer you some quick tips on creating stunning black and white photos.[···]
With the ever-changing trends in wedding photography, the job of a wedding photographer has become more than just about documenting the day. Now a wedding photographer also has to know (and show) the wedding photography style that appeals to clients who ultimately are looking for what they offer. We have seen styles evolve over time and watched photographers and customers take a common style and fine tune it to become truly theirs – ultimately becoming the photographers they are today. From artistic to documentary, this blog post is a compilation of our favorite wedding photography styles. Which one is yours?[···]
Do you live together, work together, shoot together, and love each other but still don’t know what gifts to get for each other on Valentine’s Day? We know the gift-giving struggle is real for couples who are in the wedding photography business together! So, if you are having a tough time deciding what to give or are unsure of even where to begin, we’ve got you covered! In this blog, we have compiled 15 gift ideas for photographer couples. These are creative and heartfelt gifts you can give each other based on your shared passion for photography (and some of them you may not have heard of before). Read on to find out how to surprise and delight the photographer in your life who you love.[···]
One of the biggest questions photographers often get from couples is, “What do we wear for the engagement session”? Now, as a pro photographer, you might tell them that there are no hard and fast rules to follow when deciding what to wear for engagement sessions. However, you could offer some simple tips to lessen their stress when selecting an outfit. Getting engaged is a special moment for couples, so as they document their joy through photographs, it’s important for them to look and feel their best.[···]
2020 has undoubtedly changed our lives. With COVID forcing everyone indoors, we’ve had to adapt to a world we only saw in movies (anyone recalls how the whole world was watching Contagion back in March?). It’s no secret that industries across the world were affected by the pandemic, and its effect on the wedding industry was equally brutal. But, wedding photographers pulled through and adapted to the new norm despite the many hurdles. And, as such, 2020 brought some new twists to wedding photography trends for 2021.
Couples spend a long time planning their weddings and pay a lot of attention to even the smallest details. The flowers, the cake, the reception set-up, the table settings – they are all planned with purpose and bonus! they make for amazing pictures too. Even though every wedding is different, there are some detail photos that are common at most weddings. From the rings to the dress, there’s likely something in these details that are personally connected to the couple that, when captured, will help you tell a better story.
Being prepared with a checklist for reception photos is just one of the ways you can streamline your wedding day workflow! Here are some great ideas you can either print out and take with you or add to your own existing checklist of reception photos to take on the wedding day! If you want more great checklists, check out 20 Wedding Photo Ideas to Try with Your Couples n and 35 Must-Have Bridal Party Photos.