So, you wanna be a wedding photographer?

Wedding coctail table

wedding photos canon 1000D

Beacuse I often get hits showing me that people want to shoot weddings with a Canon 1000D, Here is what I’ve gathered for YOU.

So you want to make wedding photos? On your friend’s wedding or as a living ?
Let me tell you : there are no “best settings” for wedding photography, whatever camera you use.

Show me your photos ,not your camera. I’ve seen some stunning pictures made with the 1000D. Keep on practicing.

Couple Photography: Telling Their Love Story

Natural light photography

Weddings Through The Eyes of a “Noob”: Lessons I Learned

6 Tips to Find Undiscovered Photography Locations in Your City

Stepping in to Wedding Photography

Want to Be a Professional Wedding Photographer? Here Are 10 Things You Should Know.

So, are you ready to be a wedding photographer?

The Wedding of Josh and Amber (Select shots taken with the iPhone)

5 Tips for Shooting Detail Shots at Weddings

perfect settings

If you think you can take the responsibility of documenting beautifully this very special day in people’s lives, Congratulations! If you doubt your skills , keep reading…

A wedding is the last place you want to struggle learning your camera settings. So, know your craft as you only got one chance.

Are your portaits beautiful and your candids a hit? Be honest with yourself. There is tons of shooting you need to do before jumping into weddings. How good are you at shooting children? Yes , children! Ok, pets will do too. Why children? Because they don’t pose for you or wait until you are ready. They are too busy playing ( Let Them Run Around: Photographing Children. So will be your wedding subjects. Except for the group photo and some portrait posing, those people are not your models. They have a schedule, they have better things to do than posing for hours until you get THAT shot.

10 Ways to Direct a Portrait Shoot like a Pro

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses to Get You Started with Photographing Weddings

6 Keys to Shooting Great Group Photos

10 Techniques for Amazing Portraits

The Wedding Day Call Sheet: Part 1 – The Morning
The Wedding Day Call Sheet: Part 2 – The Afternoon
The Wedding Day Call Sheet: Part 3 – The Evening

note to self : 7 TIPS FOR WEDDING PORTFOLIO BUILDING

Advice to the Bride & Groom: Getting the Best Wedding Photos

Tips for Photographing Engagement Sessions and Weddings

How to Capture Joy and Movement in a Photograph church location

second shooter at the bridal party

Do You Make These Catastrophic Mistakes in Family Photography?

How to Scout for Portrait Shooting Locations

Why You Might Want to Consider an Unplugged Wedding

6 Tips for Creating Unique and Emotion Filled Wedding Photos

The 10 must have wedding photos

Can you direct a shoot? Can you pose a group of people so everyone looks at their best? Normal people don’t just sort themselves for a group photo. They can’t see the big picture. You are the one that need to make sure no face is hidden and that everybody looks at you the moment you shoot. Have you done that?

Natural posing for uncomfortable clients

So You’re Going to Shoot A Wedding: Part 1 of 3 [Preparation]

So You’re Going to Shoot A Wedding: Part 2 of 3 [Day Of]

So You’re Going to Shoot A Wedding: Part 3 of 3 [editing, etc.]

10 Techniques for Amazing Portraits

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses to Get You Started with Photographing Weddings

21 Sample Poses to Get You Started with Photographing Groups of People

10 Tips to Take Great Family Portaits

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses to Get You Started with Photographing Couples

Why You Shouldn’t Have A Checklist For Your Wedding Clients

So what settings?

Can you shoot in low light , meaning high ISO with acceptable noise results? And then in the next moment, shoot in bright sun? In the rain? In snow? Have you checked the weather forecast? Can you shoot with flash? Without flash? In RAW format? How good are you at editing your pics?  Removing wrinkles, spots , skin imperfections? Changing a face for a group photo?

Keep reading and watching…

so you want to be a Wedding Photographer?

Wedding Photography – 21 Tips for Amateur Wedding Photographers

Wedding Photography 101 (Part 1) Prepare for a wedding shooting – The A,B and C ,

Photographing Your Best Friend’s Wedding – 10 Tips

Wedding Photography 101 (Part 2)

Wedding Photography 101 (Part 3)

Want to Be a Professional Wedding Photographer? Here Are 10 Things You Should Know.

Creativity: Accident Or Skill?

The Basics of a Stopped Motion Fusion Film [Wedding Edition]

Want to Get Published? Avoid These 6 Mistakes to Create Magazine-Worthy Images

What does it take to be a professional wedding photographer

Make an engagement shoot and book for the wedding

Wedding Photography Tips to Get You Started

Check these 21 Tips for Amateur Wedding Photographers if you are shooting a wedding any time soon and also How Do They Do That? Great Wedding Photos

11 Tips for Better Candid Photography

Jasmine Star: how to grow your wedding photography business

Trash the Dress What a great idea actually!!!
What They Don’t Tell You About Being A Wedding Photographer and also harder than you’d thought – weddings by Rosie Hardy
getting ready – pre wedding photography by Rosie Hardy”

What Gear Do You Really Need for Wedding Photography?

Watch this great wedding video filmed somewhere in lovely Austria. And also this wedding video.

Booking the wedding – are you ready to be a wedding photographer?

How To Become a Professional Wedding Photographer

Would I shoot a wedding? Of course! Weddings are fantastic! But as practice first. And not as a main photographer. Do I feel ready? Somehow…

Whatever you do, be safe ! > New bride dies after slipping into Quebec river during photo shoot , Woman Drowns In Wedding Photo Shoot, Posing In Her Wedding Dress In A Waterfall

How to Avoid Loss of Your Digital Photos

For inspiration I follow these wedding photographers :

Claire Morgan – Vienna based award winning wedding photographer

http://www.jasmine-star.com/ – US based

Rosie Hardy – young and talented wedding and event photographer – UK based

RETOUCHING :

Your Post-Processing

As a professional photographer, you should be free to use your camera and build your business. That means taking the focus off of time-consuming busywork like color-correction and retouching. Photographer’s Edit processes your images to your standards, freeing you to focus on what really matters.

VIDEOS:

I don’t reccomend their photographer , sorry. for 3000 Euros there are much better ones see the Gallery

Was kostet ein Hochzeitsfotograf

Warum sind Hochzeitsphotographen so teuer?

Awfully Photoshopped Russian Wedding Pictures

Weddings – The big picture

wedding settings canon 1000 D
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