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Fast 5: Our Favorite Tips for Editing in Adobe Lightroom

Editing in Adobe Lightroom

Editing in Adobe Lightroom can be a fickle beast… but a powerful one.  If you’re serious about editing your wedding photos, chances are you’re going to need to wrap your head around Lightroom at one point or another.  So we’ve decided to put together five quick tips to get you started on your photo editing journey in Lightroom.

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Fast 5: Unique Couples Photography at Any Location

Unique Couples Photography at Any Location

ShootDotEdit’s Fast Five — 5 useful quick tips you can apply to your photography business right now!

As a wedding photographer, you’ve probably Googled ‘best photo location near me’ many times when looking for unique backgrounds for your couples. It can be a challenge — finding the perfect spot. It’s also a challenge finding the perfect spots you haven’t already used for other clients…

You don’t want to fill your portfolio with different couples all in the same poses at the same locations. Plus, your clients often want shots that are unique to them and their love. So how do you find those new and amazing photo locations (or use familiar spots in new and exciting ways)?

Find out in this week’s Fast 5! 

Let’s get to it!

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Fast 5: Build Your Brand While Growing Your Wedding Photography Business

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Build Your Brand

What does it mean to build your brand?

Lighting, posing, storytelling, branding and marketing are all ways of upping your photography business game. Here, we will cover five tips for wedding photographers on how these can help you in improving your business name and build a strong brand your clients can trust. Want more on growing your photography brand? Check out this blog post next!

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Fast 5: Avoid Making Branding Mistakes in Wedding Photography

Branding Mistakes

Making branding mistakes can happen. Whether you are just starting out in wedding photography or a seasoned pro. You may be more educated on what a solid business brand should look like because you are inundated with high end brands that are trying not to make branding mistakes. And as such, you may have a much more critical eye and expect a higher level of experience. Starbucks will always redo a bad drink. Victoria’s Secret will wrap your purchases like a birthday gift. Apple will forever be dedicated to a sleek and sophisticated electronic look. You need to find ways to brand your business like these companies do.

Branding (and avoiding Branding Mistakes) is about the overall customer experience, which has so many places to excel and places to improve. Want more tips for improving branding? Check this blog post out here!

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Fast 5: Reception Lighting for Pro Wedding Photographers

Reception Lighting for Pro Wedding Photographers
Photo by Alistair Jones of @ideal_imaging_photography

When it comes to Reception Lighting for Pro Wedding Photographers, depending on the venue and time-of-day, sometimes all you need is an on-camera flash and maybe a couple off-camera as well. 

It can be tough to nail the lighting down just right, but to help you out, we’ve put together 5 quick tips to help you get the perfect light at your receptions — everytime.

And now – ShootDotEdit’s Fast Five — 5 useful quick tips you can apply to your photography business right now!

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