Wedding Photography 3: Setting Up Your Business

Phil Ebiner, Video Creator | VideoSchoolOnline.com

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30 Lessons (1h 26m)
    • 1. Course Introduction

      2:00
    • 2. Project: Pick a Company Name

      1:34
    • 3. What type of wedding photographer are you?

      2:42
    • 4. Equipment you need to get started

      5:00
    • 5. What camera brand is the best?

      1:47
    • 6. Where should you buy camera equipment?

      0:39
    • 7. Picking a name for your company

      2:49
    • 8. Launching a Website

      4:33
    • 9. Creating wedding photography packages

      5:04
    • 10. Pricing for success

      9:16
    • 11. How to get your first client

      4:16
    • 12. The importance of contract

      2:32
    • 13. The wedding photographer philosophy

      2:28
    • 14. Taking care of business on the wedding day

      2:02
    • 15. Overview of what to photograph

      11:52
    • 16. Wedding day equipment check

      4:31
    • 17. Wedding day considerations - day vs nigh

      2:36
    • 18. Do you need an assistant or second shooter

      4:24
    • 19. How much to pay a second shooter

      1:05
    • 20. Scheduling the wedding day

      1:31
    • 21. Intro to success

      1:19
    • 22. Being happy - Tips from a wedding photographer

      0:52
    • 23. Making it a business and sticking to it

      1:42
    • 24. Building out your portfolio

      0:53
    • 25. Dealing with saturated photography markets

      1:41
    • 26. Competing with the family photographers for jobs

      0:44
    • 27. Working with other vendors for success

      1:18
    • 28. Using social networks to expand your business

      1:55
    • 29. Testimonilas - Yelp, Wedding Wire, The Knot

      2:00
    • 30. Thank You

      1:03

About This Class

Wedding photography is an amazing side business or full-time career. On average, wedding photographers make $3,000 per wedding. Some charge $10,000 or more per wedding. Every business has to start somewhere. In this course, we’ll show you exactly how to set up your wedding photography business from building a website and branding to putting together packages and getting your first client.

If you're interested in using your photo skills to make people happy (and make money), this is a great course for you! We recommend taking the other courses in this series - How to Shoot a Wedding and Posing a Couple for Wedding or Engagement Shoot - for a complete education in Wedding Photography.