Getting the BEST Event and Wedding Photos

Hanna Ashcraft, Events Manager | Travel Blogger

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9 Videos (39m)
    • Course Intro and Overview

      2:05
    • Pintervention

      4:16
    • Hiring a Photographer

      10:19
    • Pre-Event Communications

      6:05
    • Event Day

      4:06
    • Post-Event Expectations

      3:11
    • Additional Advice

      5:59
    • Couples Posing

      2:32
    • Thank you!

      0:38

About This Class

Getting the BEST Event and Wedding Photos

Have you heard a version of the phrase “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man” by Heraclitus? Events are like the river in that you cannot have the exact same event happen again. For this reason, a photographer is a important part of your team to help preserve the beautiful moments that will happen at your upcoming event or wedding. Since you are likely spending a fair amount of money on your event, let’s discuss how to hire and communicate with a photographer to get the most, BEST photos of your event.

In the course, I bring in expert wedding and event photographer Natalie Thomson to teach us the best methods for hiring and communicating with a photographer. We will chat about:

  1. Where to find and hire a photographer that matches your style and has the appropriate package for your event or wedding.
  2. Then we will dive into all the communications that should happen before, during, and after your event, so you can trust your photographer to be at the right spot when something incredible happens.
  3. To wrap up this course, Natalie will share some words of wisdom and tips for couples to pose for their wedding and engagement photos.

By the end of this course, we hope you will feel confident in booking a photographer that is right for your event or wedding. We also encourage you to over-communicate with your photographer, while listening to their advice, so you both know what to expect to happen at the event.

Natalie and I are both very excited for you and cannot wait to hear about how many amazing photos you got of your event or wedding.

Hanna

P.S. Music credit: Monkeys Spinning Monkeys, Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons: By Attributions 3.0 Http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

5 of 5 students recommendSee All

Very helpful for me while I'm wedding planning. Love that Hanna works with an event photographer for this video. Definitely a great class for you if you are looking for a photographer or even if you already have one that you like! Take this class before your event. ... it answered so many of my questions!
Great video and super helpful!

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Hanna Ashcraft

Events Manager | Travel Blogger

HI! I'm Hanna and I believe in thoughtful, organized, and beautiful events that delight guests and give them a warm feeling for months after. Small touches and purposeful execution will almost always lead you to success. Given enough lead time, I think anyone can plan a spectacular small or large scale event.

Background:

I have been event planning in the Santa Barbara area for the last five years. As a junior in college, I took an incredible event planning internship on Oahu, Ha...

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