The Complete Wedding Photographer Experience

 

The Complete Wedding Photographer Experience

 

Class Description



AFTER THIS CLASS YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Create an effective business plan

  • Market your business on social media platforms

  • Work with other vendors to get free marketing opportunities

  • Establish your pricing and communicate it to potential clients

  • Get natural-looking poses from your subjects

  • Leverage natural light so everyone looks gorgeous

  • Cull, edit, and perfect your images in post-production


ABOUT JASMINE’S CLASS:


Being a wedding photographer is stressful work. Your clients’ wedding day is one of the most important moments of their lives. They’ve invested a tremendous amount of time, money, and emotional energy preparing for the one big day, and now they’re counting on you to deliver gorgeous, memorable images of this special day. But if you’re up for the challenge, wedding photography can also be incredibly lucrative, satisfying, and fun.

This comprehensive, 30-day bootcamp is designed to provide you with all the wedding photography tips and tools you need to start, run, and grow a successful business. Taught by renowned professional photographer Jasmine Star, this course will prepare you for both the expected and unexpected, and give you the confidence you need to be the best you can be.


This class will help you:

  • Publicize your business and attract new clients.

  • Gain the confidence you need to sell yourself to potential clients.

  • Build a referral network to expand your business.

  • Figure out your photographic style and capitalize on it.

  • Prepare for all the different aspects of an engagement and wedding shoot.

  • Deal with unexpected events and shoot under pressure.


Jasmine will cover all of the critical business aspects of wedding photography, including developing a detailed business plan, marketing your talents, and setting your prices. She’ll take you on a real wedding event where you can see first-hand how to shoot that special day, including advice on posing, lighting, and timing. By the end of this intensive course, you’ll be ready to develop a rewarding career as a wedding photographer.

 

WHO THIS CLASS IS FOR:

  • People wanting to start or grow their wedding photography business.

  • Those who want to stand out in a crowded market, win new clients, and convey their worth as full-time wedding photographers.

  • Those who want to build strong, trusting relationships with clients so they will recommend you to their friends and family members.

  • Photographers wishing to gain the confidence they need to shoot under pressure and deliver perfect, beautiful, meaningful images when it really counts.

Lessons

  1. Jasmine’s Background and Wedding Photography Inspiration

    Professional photographer Jasmine Star shares her background in the wedding photography business and explains what to expect in this course.

  2. How to Define Your Photography Style

    Jasmine explains how to discover the qualities that will help you stand out from the crowd so you can win clients.

  3. Shooting with Intent: Romantic + Editorial Wedding Photography

    Jasmine discusses the essentials of editorial wedding photography and how to capture those special moments that create a romantic vibe.

  4. Shooting with Intent: Natural Wedding Photography + Fun Photos

    Jasmine explains how to capture those non-posed, natural wedding photography shots.

  5. Overcoming Shyness to Find Success as a Wedding Photographer

    Learn about overcoming shyness so you can be more confident, interact with large groups of people and do your best work.

  1. The Best Wedding Photography Marketing

    Learn some of Jasmine’s most successful wedding photography marketing approaches, including blogging, social media, and offering sneak peeks.

  2. How to Conduct a Wedding Photography Consultation

    Learn how to conduct a positive wedding photography consultation by not talking too much about yourself and instead listening closely to your clients' needs and desires.

  3. Engagement Session Tips

    Get engagement shoot tips, including telling clients what the goals are, what they can expect to happen, and the importance of timeliness.

  4. Shoot: The Knot Couple’s Engagement Session

    Watch Jasmine conduct a live engagement shoot outside.

  5. How to Deliver and Choose the Best Engagement Photos

    Go over the post-engagement session workflow: expressing appreciation to clients, choosing the best engagement photos, editing and fixing photos, and marketing.

  1. Shoot: Wedding Ceremony Photography

    Learn about wedding ceremony photo shoots and how to capture the romance, emotion, and beauty of the bride and groom.

  2. Shoot: How to Photograph Reception Details

    A great shoot should include lots of wedding reception details—everything from the food to the table settings to the toasts.

  3. Prepare with a Wedding Photography Checklist

    Before you leave your photography studio, make sure to have a wedding photography shot list that outlines how much time you’ll need for every aspect of the shoot.

  4. The Best Lens for Wedding Photography

    Jasmine discusses the best lens for wedding photography and other essential gear you’ll need for a successful shoot.

  1. The Knot Wedding: Wedding Photography Checklist for Photographers

    It’s the actual wedding day for the Knot couple! Jasmine goes over all she’s done to prepare for the wedding day.

  2. The Knot Wedding: Wedding Party Group Photos

    Learn how to wrangle the family, bridal party and groomsmen so you get great wedding party and family portrait poses for your group shots in a short period of time.

  3. The Knot Wedding: Wedding Ceremony Photos

    Jasmine shows you how she handled the obstacles thrown her way when shooting wedding ceremony photos.

  4. The Knot Wedding: Bride and Groom Photos

    After the ceremony, you’ll have a few precious moments to get bride and groom photos. Learn how to use your time wisely and take some stunning shots.

  5. The Knot Wedding: Reception

    See how Jasmine overcomes challenges and walks away with some quality candid shots.

  1. Reflecting on The Knot Wedding: Q&A

    Audience members get the chance to ask Jasmine questions about the Knot wedding shoot and how she dealt with various challenges.

  2. Post Wedding Photography Workflow

    Jasmine describes her workflow, including reaching out to clients after the wedding, editing photos, processing, creating a gallery, and ordering.

  3. How to Market Your Photography

    Learn how to market your photography using blogging and social media to tell the stories of your clients and highlight your expertise as a photographer.

  4. Wedding Albums for Photographers

    Jasmine talks about preparing and selling wedding albums and photo galleries to the wedding couple and how to put together a spectacular album of the wedding date.

  5. How Much to Charge for a Wedding Photography Package

    Jasmine helps you figure out how much to charge for wedding pictures and how she’s handled this sometimes delicate aspect of the business.

  1. Shoot: How to Shoot in Bad Light

    No good luck needed. Learn some techniques for compensating for bad light and how to avoid sacrificing style and aesthetics.

  2. Shoot: Top 5 Bridal Portrait Tips

    Learn the five top bridal portrait tips for taking a gorgeous shot of the bride and making sure she’s a happy customer.

  3. Posing Curvy Brides

    Brides come in all shapes and sizes. Here's some advice on posing curvy brides.

  4. Shoot: How to Shoot Tall and Short Couples

    Jasmine offers some tips on how to deal with tall and short couples.

  5. Countdown to the Start of Something

    Jasmine looks back on the lessons learned from this course and offers words of inspiration and good luck to those looking for success as a professional wedding photographer.

  6. How to Start a Wedding Photography Business

    Jasmine shares her wedding photography tips on how to start a photography business.

  7. How to Do Social Media Marketing Q&A

    Jasmine discusses how to do social media marketing for your business and takes questions from the audience.

  8. Periscope Online Q&A

    Jasmine answers questions through Periscope online.

  9. Check-In Q&A

    Online viewers get the opportunity to ask Jasmine questions.

  10. Check-In Q&A Part 2

    The question and answer forum continues.

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