This post addresses several misconceptions being spread about the wedding photography business and what it's like running one.
A treasure trove of advice and wedding photography tips for couples. Following this advice, in part or whole, will help your chosen wedding photographer deliver the best results possible. This article provides a variety of suggestions on topics as diverse as bouquet tossing, rental car services, and the best time for family portraits. Enjoy!
The right of first refusal is a business practice of some old-school wedding photographers whereby they will agree "hold" a date that a couple has inquired about but for which they haven't signed a contract. If a second couple inquires about the same date, the photographer will give the first couple a heads up. I think this practice is dated and ripe for manipulation, and there's a far better approach.
Who are the top wedding photographers? There are many answers, but they're all wrong, because the question isn't specific enough. This article goes into depth to question what everyone takes at face value when reading about the "top" and "best of" lists.
Read my response to a couple who asked me to justify my prices in comparison to another studio.
American couples can save big hiring a Canadian wedding photographer
Have you ever seen your parents’ or grandparents’ wedding photos? Chances are they were printed on photographic paper either as individual prints or presented in a wedding album. They’re priceless family heirlooms and they’ll likely outlast much of today’s wedding photography.
Visual Trends in Wedding Photography Wedding photography, much like the entire business of weddings, is highly influenced by the ebb and flow of trends. They come, they go, and they’re cyclical. When I plunged into the business in early 2012, I committed myself to research the industry: what works, what’s popular, and what sells? I quickly discovered that there’s a …
A common: why is wedding photography so expensive? One of the most common complaints about wedding photography is that it’s too expensive. I’ve seen this sentiment uttered from all corners of the web. I’ve also seen just as many photographers jump at the opportunity to defend their prices by writing articles that only an accountant …
Over the course of the last several months, I’ve had a handful of potential clients request for clarification regarding the scope of my promotional use and sharing of wedding photography due to concerns about privacy. Since this was something I left out of the frequently asked questions, I decided to write this article, which should explain why wedding photographers …