Photographing at a popular location like this can be a daunting task for a photographer. When the goal is to capture engagement photos it can be even more of a challenge because for engagement photos the goal (at least mine) is to ensure that the couple is seen together and more importantly ALONE. So working in a busy area with lots of foot traffic takes first and foremost patients from the couple and more importantly from the photographer. In todays podcast I share a bit from my fist engagement session at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles.
How to deal with a guest who decides to bring their pro or prosumer level dslr to a wedding you are hired to capture. As a preface to this podcast episode it may come off as a little bit of a rant but i assure you this is not my intention. Every wedding I have had the opportunity too capture has had at least one person with a dslr camera. Don’t get me wrong I am not opposed to people capturing the day to share on their social media or to look back on later but leave the big camera at home. I say this to all those who are on the fence about brining their dslr to a wedding. Maybe you want to get into wedding photography and think this is a good way to build your portfolio. I say think about the potential photos the paid photographer may miss out on because the guests think you are also their as a hired hand. Couples spend good money so that their guests can enjoy the celebration with them and one of the reasons they hire a photographer is to capture the day for them. If a friend or family member is out their confusing guests as to who the paid photographer is it leaves room for missed moments.
How many photos should you be sending to your clients? In todays episode we talk about how many I edit/send as well as some of the pros and cons of minimum quantities. Welcome back everyone it has been a little bit of a break in the show but we are back and talking wedding photography.
In this podcast I talk with my brother Gabe about why I sold my drone. We discuss some of the reasons why i made this decision as well as the different avenues you can take to sell some of your own items.
In this podcast Im speaking with Kayla about her work as a model, and how she navigated the waters safely when first starting out. As a female working with male photographers it can feel uneasy if it is the first time working together. Kayla has done Artistic nude photos as well as boudoir and talks about some of the things she looks for before working with a new photographer. She also gives great tips on how a model and photographer should conduct themselves while on a shoot. You can find here Instagram here
In this podcast episode I talk with James from James Photography Here we take a look into the world of boudoir and artistic nude photography with photographer who is seasoned in the field. James talks about his beginnings learning to use his camera to its full potential. He also shares his experience working with female models within this realm of photography. The ways to be professional before and during each photo sessions.
Hair and the professionals who work their magic with it play an important part in bringing a wedding look together as well as creating something spectacular during a photo session. In this cast I sit down with Liliana Folling a professional cosmetologist who's work has been seen on the red carpet and down the isle at a wedding. Liliana shares her experience in the field of cosmology from the early beginnings and even shares what she has learned along the way. Be sure to check out Lilianas amazing work on her instagram as well as her website
In this episode I had the awesome pleasure of speaking with DeeDee White about her work and her new born photography. You can see more of here work by clicking the link to here instagram @photography.by.deedee