Category Archives: client experience

Cover Your Ass

Sometimes couples will tell you that they don’t want any posed pictures or maybe you only like to capture natural moments. In our opinion it’s worth getting a couple of safe shots to keep clients (and their parents) happy in the future. For example it’s a good idea to make sure you get one full […]

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Red flag wedding clients

I’m a member of a number of photography forums and groups and guilds and people will often talk about the “red flag client” which can mean anything from the stereotypical bridezilla with unrealistic demands and expectations to (in my opinion) a couple who are simply overwhelmed with the wedding planning process and confused about hiring […]

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Happy parents = more referrals

On the wedding day my clients are always the couple getting married. Having said that it only takes a few minutes at the family formals or at cocktail hour to mention to the parents of the couple that I’m more than happy to take a few pictures for them if they have any requests. With […]

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Table Shots – How to Avoid Them, and How to Do Them Well!

Several times a year, couples ask me if I provide table shots – this is where the photographer visits each table during the reception and takes a photo of everyone at the table, usually in one group, sometimes also with the couple.  I absolutely loathe these photos as they are posed (apart from the family, […]

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Photographing Kids at Weddings

At around half of my weddings each year there are kids in the wedding party, usually a flower girl and/or ring bearer.  Kids can make for really cute photos, but they can also be tough to wrangle, and they often have very short attention spans!  If you know you’ll be photographing little ones in the […]

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