Creating a Successful Wedding Photography Business


Creating a Successful Wedding Photography Business


Lesson Info

Final Album Layout

Okay, the final album layouts. This is what we did, this is where we are now. Let's see the album with the music the way that our clients will see it. ("Si Tu Te Vas" by Jon Varto) The music again, my friend, Jon Varto. It's beautiful music. It's so important when you do the slideshow, don't put the Top 40 music. (laughing) You need to play with their heart, ding, ding, ding, ding, ding. And who does better than the Latinos? Italians, French, Mexicans, they know how to play with the music, so bring this music in. Let it allowed, let the bride cry. You cause her she cries, you've done the sales. So it's very important. Romance is what we're doing, it's romance. And don't do Top 40, Yeah, man, your man, and whatever it is it's fine but let that happen in the discos. I love all type of music but this is where you have to touch with the strings. And we have someone once they see the slide they say, "Can we buy this also, I love it." And my friend is good, he gives me the music. But also th...

ere's other places like Triple Scoop, and there are places where you can buy beautiful music. I love whatever I do. It's special for me and I want to feel the same as I do. If you don't feel it, leave it, go away. We don't need you. We want only the good people to stay here. Don't do it for the money. The money will come. Of course, you have to make money. That's why I don't deal with money. I let the girls do the dirty job. I do the good job. I handle leads, I make it, I make them cry, I make them happy, and that's what counts, and that's what I deliver.

Class Description

International award-winning wedding photographer Yervant explains how to make your wedding business a success from capture through print. Before you can take great images, you need to build a strong relationship with your clients. Yervant guides you step-by-step on how to foster that relationship with your clients, interact with the entire family on the wedding day, and how to piece together their story to guarantee a happy client who’s excited to make a large purchase. Utilizing a real wedding, he’ll break down every moment of the day from portraits through reception. You’ll follow Yervant through his post-production process and album creation to help you maximize your product sales.

In this workshop you’ll learn:

  • Capture techniques for the bride, groom, and wedding party
  • How to work quickly on location shoots to keep your clients happy
  • Editing and retouching techniques in Lightroom® and Photoshop®
  • Album layout and design
  • Monitor calibration and printing techniques

Being a wedding photographer starts with a passion to capture your client’s love story. In this course, Yervant will share his secrets for remaining passionate, relevant and maintaining a thriving business during his wedding career.