One of the main things you’ll probably need to focus more on as you get started is the content and quality you have for your marketing purposes and client experience - aka shooting more wedding content and gaining experience in the industry. Well, there are some great strategies to help you get some more experience with this, and also great ways to help you build your portfolio for future brides to see!
We aren’t mind readers. We are photographers. And sometimes, brides think that we can read their mind. But really, if they don’t tell us certain things, we are not and will utterly fail at giving them a gallery that’s tailored to exactly what they want. And a way to do that is through sending a questionnaire before the big day.
Being a wedding photographer can sound like rainbows and butterflies and money falling from the sky easy peasy sometimes, right? However, a mistake that I see more and more people making is the hustle to start a wedding photography business… without fully understanding all that’s required to do the job well. Well, I’m here to tell you the 5 things I really WISH I knew before I decided to make the jump into full-time photography. Because it’s more than just the party and the cool places and people we get to meet.