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Getting Started with Wedding Photography

Philip Ebiner, Will Carnahan

Getting Started with Wedding Photography

Philip Ebiner, Will Carnahan

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Lessons

Class Trailer

Introduction

1

What this course is about and how to succeed

01:48
2

Why you should become a wedding photographer

01:32

Starting Your Wedding Photography Business

3

Business Section Intro

00:28
4

Building your kit

06:00
5

Where You Should Invest Your Earnings

04:30
6

Will's Wedding Photography Kit

09:57
7

Choosing Your Business name

04:50
8

Action Item - Choose Your Name

00:25
9

How to build your Wedding photography package

06:58
10

Setting Your Wedding Photography Prices

10:16
11

How to Get Your First Clients

06:54
12

Talking with Clients

09:41
13

The Importance of Contracts

04:27
14

The Wedding business workflow

06:34
15

Good Accounting Practices

02:26
16

The philosophy of a well run business

03:38

Wedding Day Overview

17

Wedding Day Overview - Schedule of Common Events

13:32
18

Taking care of Business before the shooting day

02:37
19

Tips for working with a wedding coordinator

03:31
20

Action item - List out the key moments - Try to memorize

00:31
21

Know what you will be photographing ahead of time

02:23
22

Conclusion to section/ recap

01:32

How to Photograph a Wedding

23

Introduction - The meat of the course

01:11
24

Equipment checklist/ cleaning lenses and cameras

08:24
25

Do you need an Assistant/ 2nd shooter?

05:07
26

Being a second shooter

08:32
27

What to wear as a photographer

05:09
28

How to shoot: Getting Ready/ Hanging out

05:18
29

How to Shoot: Dress/ Rings/ Bride details

10:41
30

How to Shoot - Groom Portraits & Posing

09:11
31

How to shoot: Groomsman

12:51
32

How to shoot: Bride Portraits & Posing Interior

04:49
33

How to shoot: Bride Portraits & Posing Exterior

08:14
34

How to shoot Bridesmaids

12:56
35

How to shoot: First Look

03:28
36

How to Shoot: Posed Couples Portraits

06:34
37

How to shoot: Walking down the Aisle

10:17
38

How to shoot: Ceremony Coverage and vows / ring exchange

09:17
39

How to shoot: First kiss and walking out

05:39
40

How to shoot: Formal family and group Photos

12:26
41

Action Item: Save your fav pose

01:14
42

Action Item: Find inspiration

02:07
43

How to shoot: Reception intro and Grand entrance

01:34
44

How to shoot: Reception Details

04:55
45

How to shoot: Reception Speeches and toasts

04:41
46

How to shoot: Reception First Dance

06:23
47

How to shoot: Reception Bouquet and Garter toss

04:46
48

How to shoot: Reception Dancing and Partying

05:58
49

Recap of “How to shoot”

02:47

Editing Wedding Photos

50

Introduction to Editing Section

01:25
51

Photo applications and Profesional Apps

03:42
52

Organize, rate, and cull

28:21
53

Editing detail shots

31:42
54

Editing bride getting ready

29:23
55

Editing Demo: Editing Outdoor Ceremony

23:10
56

Editing single portraits

52:10
57

Editing Demo: Black and White editing

09:39
58

Editing Demo: Stylized Editing/ Finding your editing Style

12:20
59

Advice on how to edit hundreds of photos efficiently

06:01
60

Exporting your photos for client/ portfolio/ print

10:05
61

Delivering Digital images to your client

07:06

Succeeding with Wedding Photography

62

Intro to Succeeding in Wedding Photography

00:48
63

Being happy as a wedding photographer

07:05
64

Making it as a business and sticking with it

03:14
65

Getting Testimonials

01:35
66

Using Social Media and networking to expand business

02:08
67

How to deal with unhappy or difficult clients

04:37
68

Competing with mobile phones and family/ friend photographers

01:58
69

Working with other wedding vendors

03:16
70

Section conclusion

00:53

Conclusion

71

Thank you!

01:29

Class Description

AFTER THIS CLASS YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Start a wedding photography business and build a brand

  • Price and create photography packages that sell

  • Create a wedding photography website and portfolio

  • Get your first client

  • Shoot amazing wedding photos from pre-ceremony getting ready to the last dance

  • Pose and interact with couples and big groups

  • Edit photos in Lightroom and Photoshop to make your photos look better

  • Shoot engagement photos

  • Build the perfect equipment kit with cameras, lenses, lights, and extras

  • Grow your business and be a happy photographer


ABOUT PHILIP’S CLASS:

You're a photographer and you want to make money from your hobby and passion. Does this sound like you? If it does, have you ever thought about doing wedding photography?


Average wedding photographer's make over $3,000 per wedding. Great photographers can make $10,000+ per wedding. And money isn't the only reason to be a wedding photographer. It is an important job that helps capture a beautiful day and preserve memories for a lifetime.


If you're interested in using your photo skills to make people happy (and make money), this is a great course for you!


Will Carnahan, professional wedding photographer, and Phil Ebiner, professional wedding videographer take you through every step of becoming a successful photographer.



Why is this the course that will make you successful?


Taking online courses isn't easy. It takes work and action. This course will help you succeed by giving you concrete action items. If you follow everything that we ask of you, we promise that you'll have a wedding photography business up and running by the end of the course.


Are you ready to be successful?


Are you ready to make money doing what you love (photography)?


Are you ready to be happier because you have a flexible work schedule?


Enroll now to get going!



WHO THIS CLASS IS FOR:

  • Photographers with basic knowledge of photography and equipment

  • Photographers who want to make money photographing weddings

  • Photographers interested in learning posing techniques

  • Second shooters who strive to build their own photography business


SOFTWARE USED:  

All software is optional for taking this course. (Adobe Photoshop CC 2020 or newer, Adobe Lightroom Classic CC 2020 or newer)



ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR:

Professional video & course creator, photographer & teacher to 1mil+ students; 10+ years experience with 1000+ videos.



Class Materials

Bonus Downloads

Wedding_Photography_Key_Moments_List.pdf

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