Wedding photographers: how much should you REALLY charge?

    | Photography Tips, Weddings | 22/02/2014 00:01am
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    How do you set a price for your wedding photography that is just right? In their latest guest post the photo management and Canon Project1709 experts at Photoventure asked three professional wedding photographers how they’ve priced their packages and which factors they’ve taken into account.

    10 wedding photography mistakes every beginner will make (and how to get better)

    | Photography Tips, Weddings | 31/07/2013 00:01am
    Learn Photography: classic tips, tricks and tutorials for shooting popular subjects

    Shooting a wedding is one of the toughest assignments that a photographer can take on, there are lots of potential issues and the stakes are incredibly high. To help out, our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, has compiled a list of the most common wedding photography mistakes that photographers make when starting out shooting weddings, along with some advice on how to avoid them.

    Reportage wedding photography: pro tips for achieving a modern look

    | Photography Tips, Weddings | 26/07/2013 00:01am
    Reportage wedding photography: professional tips for achieving a modern look

    In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post, one of the UK’s top wedding photographers, Brett Harkness, shares his best tips for shooting reportage wedding photography.

    Wedding photo ideas: how to shoot a wedding classically and creatively

    | Photography Tips, Weddings | 31/05/2013 00:01am
    Wedding photo ideas: how to shoot a wedding classically and creatively

    In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our pro shares some of her best wedding photo ideas for learning how to shoot a wedding that is both creative and appeals to classic tastes.

    12 wedding shots every bride wants (and how to get them)

    | Photography Tips, Weddings | 10/01/2013 01:00am
    Best wedding shots: the beauty shot

    Every wedding has its own unique story to tell; however, certain wedding shots of moments or people will always prove to be popular with brides and grooms. Professional photographer Kelly Weech reveals her top wedding photography tips and expertise for bagging the best wedding shots and a portfolio that everyone will remember.

    Professional Photographer to the Rescue: wedding photography I do’s and don’ts

    | Photography Tips, Weddings | 30/11/2012 02:00am
    Professional Photographer to the Rescue: wedding photography I do's and don'ts

    So far in our Professional Photographer to the Rescue series we’ve revealed a pro’s tips for music photography and the secret to shooting wild landscapes. This week we meet a professional photographer from one of the more stressful niches you can shoot: wedding photography. Our pro joins an amateur photographer on his first wedding shoot, offering his expert wedding photography tips and insider knowledge on the best equipment to have, posing tips, photo ideas and more.

    Bridal photography tips: a surefire way to preserve highlights in the wedding dress

    | Photography Tips, Weddings | 29/10/2012 11:46am
    Bridal photography tips: best camera settings to preserve highlights in the wedding dress

    While there are all sorts of wedding photography tips out there advising on everything from portrait lighting and off-camera flash techniques to the best couple poses, we thought we would offer some very specific advice for which we often get asked: namely, how to preserve the highlights in the wedding dress when shooting bridal photography.

    18 of the best-ever posing tips for group photos

    | Photography Tips, Weddings | 02/08/2012 02:00am
    18 of the best-ever posing tips for group photos

    The formal and informal group shot is always very popular at any social event including birthday parties, weddings or even on a night out with friends. However, the same mistakes seem to crop up, and often someone is looking away or blinking, only some people are smiling or everyone won’t fit in the frame. We reveal our best posing tips for group photos so you can start to improve your techniques and to get a shot that everyone will love.

    The wedding photographer’s timeline: plan your shoots a year in advance

    | Photography Tips, Weddings | 26/07/2012 02:00am
    Wedding photography tips - shots to get on the day: shots at sundown

    In a recent post we looked at how much to charge for wedding photos when wedding photographers are just starting out in the business. In this post we’ll investigate how to plan your wedding photography shoots from the very beginning. We’ll look at how to make contact with potential clients, how to secure bookings all the way up to tips you might not have thought of that will leave you extra prepared on the day.

    Wedding photography: how much do you charge your first time?

    | Photography Tips, Weddings | 06/07/2012 12:49pm
    Wedding photography: tips for charging clients your first time

    If you want to break into the wedding photography business and start shooting weddings on the side, how much should you charge for your services when starting out? We spoke to a number of jobbing wedding photographers to get their opinion.

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