Uncle Bobs are unavoidable at weddings. I case you don’t know what I’m referring to, an “Uncle Bob” is a person (usually a family member) at a wedding that fancies themselves as good as a professional photographer. They often have decent equipment and you can see them buzzing about with their camera and lens going […]
We live in an image driven world of social media. There’s no getting around it. Today’s photographers are dealing with clients who have access to millions more “ideas of imagery” than the clients of yesteryear. In the past, a bride would likely have only seen a few friend’s wedding images or a few in magazines. […]
Editor’s Note: If you missed Lisa’s tips for wedding photographers, check out her hangout yesterday. Of all the many things that go well together in this world, slideshows and weddings are one of them. When you can combine emotionally impactful images with emotionally charged music, you have sentimental gold! I often like to create slideshows […]
Looking back on the last 12 years of being in the wedding business, one of the standout business practices I can see that I have developed is that of the site visit. In the beginning, I did it purely because I was new and hadn’t been to any venues. As time went on though, it […]
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending Capture Cinematic Weddings with Ray Roman in Fort Lauderdale. We learned how to maximize picture quality with proper exposure settings, understanding how to “master the speeches” and get perfect audio every time, and how to price & position our work to gain high-profile clients. It was great watching some of Ray’s favorite wedding films to help illustrate everything we were learning.
As someone who learned photography in the Age of Analog, I often find myself cringing when I see those who have only ever known digital, under-utilizing the power of black and white with the quick click of the “grayscale” button. Their images can be so much more than the general gray “blahness” that just the […]
Post & Photo by Jerry Ghionis – Follow Jerry on Twitter The bride and groom for this wedding deliberately got ready in neighbouring rooms in a hotel. They wanted to deliberately tease each other with the fact that they were so close to each other and yet still so far away and couldn’t actually see other. I […]