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How to Avoid Disaster When Hiring a Wedding Photographer

How to Avoid Disaster When Hiring a Wedding Photographer

When you reach the point of having one of the most momentous occasions of your life captured, there’s little room for error. Here are some tips on how to avoid hiring the wrong photographer.

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The Conference and Trade Show Industry Are Changing for the Better: The Portrait Masters Conference

The Conference and Trade Show Industry Are Changing for the Better: The Portrait Masters Conference

Over the years I have had the pleasure of attending a handful of workshops, trade shows, and conferences, but the last two I have attended have been different, and the changes I see are exciting.

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Couple Who Paid Wedding Photographer $800 are Left With ‘Dark, Grainy Images’, Family’s iPhone Photos Better

Couple Who Paid Wedding Photographer $800 are Left With 'Dark, Grainy Images', Family's iPhone Photos Better

A couple has suffered everyone’s worst wedding nightmare. After receiving the professional images back from their photographer, they discovered all of the images were dark, grainy, and unexposed — so much so, their family’s iPhone photos came out better.

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Would You Photograph a Funeral?

Would You Photograph a Funeral?

Wedding photography is obviously big business for lots of professional photographers, but over on Reddit, Shian Bang (u/shian243) talks about something a little different: his first experiences as a funeral photographer.

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Check Out This Incredible Behind the Scenes Look at Filming a Wedding

Check Out This Incredible Behind the Scenes Look at Filming a Wedding

Wedding videography is a grueling, difficult job full of all sorts of challenges of both the creative and technical variety, and watching a skilled videography team can be tremendously instructive whether you are new to the field and looking to learn or a seasoned master looking for new tricks and ideas. Check out this incredibly comprehensive behind the scenes look at everything that goes into filming the big day.

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Despite Multiple ‘Best of Weddings’ Awards, Multiple Couples Claim Wedding Photographer Never Delivered

Despite Multiple 'Best of Weddings' Awards, Multiple Couples Claim Wedding Photographer Never Delivered

A Florida wedding photographer who won The Knot’s Best of Weddings award three years in a row is now the subject of a local television station’s investigation after multiple couples have come forward claiming they paid thousands of dollars for footage and photos that were never delivered.

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Go Behind the Scenes With a Wedding Photographer and Off Camera Flash

Go Behind the Scenes With a Wedding Photographer and Off Camera Flash

Weddings are a nonstop whirlwind of technical and creative challenges, and the more knowledge and tricks you can have for both categories, the better. This awesome video follows a photographer behind the scenes at a wedding and focuses on his use of off camera flash to help you learn how to quickly and effectively turn dull and drab lighting into professional images no matter where you’re shooting.

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This On-Site Wedding Highlight Video Was Shot Entirely on Smartphones and Kase Mobile Lenses

This On-Site Wedding Highlight Video Was Shot Entirely on Smartphones and Kase Mobile Lenses

A wedding video team from the Philippines called Wishing Well Films released a wedding highlight video produced entirely using smartphone cameras and various Kase mobile lenses. Though the wedding was documented using mirrorless cameras by the team, they threw in the free wedding highlight video shot entirely on smartphones.

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How to Go From Boring to Dynamic Wedding Guest Candids

How to Go From Boring to Dynamic Wedding Guest Candids

Whatever is your wedding photography style, inevitably, a part of your final gallery will be filled with photos of guests. So, how can we make them less dull and repetitive? How can we “wow” our clients?

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Pixellu Launches Biggest Update Since 2015 to Their Popular Album Design Software: SmartAlbums 2019

Pixellu Launches Biggest Update Since 2015 to Their Popular Album Design Software: SmartAlbums 2019

Following the success of their powerful drag and drop album design software, Pixellu has launched SmartAlbums 2019. The latest update is complete with time-saving features, workflow improvements, and faster performance.

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An Off-Camera Flash Tutorial for Wedding Photographers

An Off-Camera Flash Tutorial for Wedding Photographers

One of the most important skills any wedding photographer needs is the ability to quickly and effectively use artificial light in both a practical and creative way, whether it’s to supplement or supply the light for a scene. This great video will show you a few techniques, tips, and tricks for using off-camera flash in wedding scenarios.

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Selling: It’s More Than Taking Pretty Pictures

Selling: It's More Than Taking Pretty Pictures

To make a living as a photographer, you have to do more than take great pictures. You have to be a photographer, a supply-chain management expert, an entrepreneur, and, perhaps most importantly, you have to be great at selling — selling both yourself and selling your product.

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What Was Your First Wedding Photography Experience Like?

What Was Your First Wedding Photography Experience Like?

Wedding photography is a notoriously difficult genre, full of numerous challenges of all sorts. This can make your first wedding quite the scary experience, but it also often makes for a good story! This fun video follows a photographer as he shares the story of his first wedding.

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Why Mirrorless Autofocus Means Trade-Offs

Why Mirrorless Autofocus Means Trade-Offs

Mirrorless cameras like the Sony A7 don’t use a traditional phase detect autofocus. While this enables popular features like eye tracking autofocus, it brings a number of tradeoffs, which could be a deal-breaker for certain applications.

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Are Nikon Mirrorless Cameras Ready for Wedding Photography?

Are Nikon Mirrorless Cameras Ready for Wedding Photography?

As Nikon continues to push into the mirrorless market, the Z 6 and Z 7 are finding their way into the hands of more and more photographers. Wedding photography is one of the most demanding of all genres, and many Nikon shooters are wondering if the cameras are up to the task. This great video review seeks to answer that exact question.

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Wedding Photographer Goes Viral With Epic Rant Against Guest Who Ruined Shot With Phone

Wedding Photographer Goes Viral With Epic Rant Against Guest Who Ruined Shot With Phone

Guests with phones getting in the way have become a legitimate issue for wedding photographers in the last decade or so, and after just such an attendee ruined a shot of the bride and her father walking down the aisle, one wedding photographer took to Facebook to launch a rant at the phone photographer.

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Wedding Photographers Called ‘Abusive’ and ‘Unprofessional’ for Refusing to Work With Influencer for Free

Wedding Photographers Called 'Abusive' and 'Unprofessional' for Refusing to Work With Influencer for Free

A pair of British wedding photographers have found themselves called “unprofessional” and “appalling” after declining to work for an influencer for free. A PR rep of the influencer had requested 1,000 photos and two videos, and in return would offer their followers a 25% off the photographers’ services — a discount the photographers don’t even offer.

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