wedding

Are Nikon Mirrorless Cameras Ready for Wedding Photography? – Photography Article

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. Coming to you from Taylor Jackson, this excellent review takes a look at the Nikon Z 6 and Z…

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

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. Hannah Mbalenhle Stanley of Hannah Way Photography has gone viral with her recent rant against a wedding guest who stuck their phone into the aisle to get a…

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This is Why Guests Should Put Phones Away – Photography Article

A Texas-based wedding photographer is making waves online after speaking out against a wedding guest who ruined an important photo by sticking her iPhone into the aisle at the ceremony. Fort Worth-based photographer Hannah Mbalenhle Stanley of Hannah Way Photography was shooting a wedding recently when a guest blocked her view during the bride’s entrance with her father. After the wedding, Stanley shared the two photos above on Facebook along with the following message to the guest: To the girl…

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

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. Photographers Frankie Lowe and Laura Dunning of Betrothed & Co were the lucky souls recently contacted with such a kind offer. The PR woman, known…

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Butterflies Released to Honor Groom’s Late Sister Stay for Entire Wedding – Photography Article

Butterflies are sometimes released at weddings and funerals to remember loved ones who have passed. Wedding photographer Jessica Manns recently experienced and documented a particularly memorable butterfly release memorial. The groom of the wedding at Fox Hill Farm in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, had tragically lost his sister a few years ago in a car accident over the Christmas holidays, and his parents released monarch butterflies during the ceremony to honor her life and memory. “There’s a common belief that our loved…

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Seven Things to Consider Before Starting a Photo Studio With Your Romantic Partner – Photography Article

After nearly a decade of experience in the Toronto wedding industry, having met countless wonderful couples who work together and having had a lot of personal intimate conversations with industry pros, my personal advice would be to venture into starting a studio with your romantic partner with caution. Here are the top seven reasons why. 1. High Risks of Failure Did you know that 52.6% of all small business in the service sector will fail within the first 5 years and nearly 70%…

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Wedding Photogs Berated for Refusing to Work with ‘Influencer’ for Free – Photography Article

UK-based wedding photographers Frankie Lowe and Laura Dunning of Betrothed & Co recently ran afoul of an Instagram “influencer,” whose PR person seemed flabbergasted that the pair would choose not to work for free, for two years, in exchange for exposure to her client’s 55,000 followers. The story begins with an email from someone named “Melissa” who claimed to represent “a well known social media influencer” who is planning to get married in 2021. In her email to Betrothed &…

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Work Your Butt off at Weddings for More Referrals – Photography Article

Success in wedding photography can depend on a lot of factors that are both in and out of your control. One thing I recommend is going the extra yard where and whenever possible. Taking great photos isn’t the only metric couples look for when searching for their wedding photographer. The photo quality is almost a given once you reach a certain level so you have to rely on good old fashioned reputation. Being known as someone who works hard and performs…

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Photos of a 3-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Serving in Her Donor’s Wedding – Photography Article

Husband-and-wife wedding photographers Mark and Jeannie Broadway shot a wedding last year that they’ll never forget: it was one in which the flower girl was a 3-year-old cancer survivor who had been saved by bone marrow donated by the bride. Hayden Ryals had been walking through campus at Auburn University as a student in 2015 when she came across a Be The Match table. She decided to put her name into the national registry of volunteer bone marrow donors. About…

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How to Be a Good Second Shooter in Wedding Photography – Photography Article

Whether you’re using it as a route into full-time wedding photography yourself, or just like shooting weddings with less responsibility, being a second shooter can be great fun. But there are responsibilities that come with being a second shooter, especially if you want to be invited back to shoot again! As a professional wedding photographer, I love having a second shooter I can trust at my weddings, it means that I know I don’t have to worry about the candids…

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