How to Get Into Wedding Photography [A Guide for Beginners]

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Wedding photography is one of those industries that can seem daunting to the beginner photographer.

There is so much pressure to not only perform to a high standard but you also have to learn to cut through the noise of all the other wedding photographers to get to your ideal clients. I didn’t start out as a wedding photographer, in fact, I told myself I wanted to stay away from weddings.

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What Does a Wedding Photography Assistant Do?

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If you’re thinking about getting into wedding photography or being an assistant, you might be wondering what a wedding photography assistant does.

Some wedding photographers don’t even use them but they are sort of the unsung heroes of the wedding photography world, people who have a hand in greatly increasing the quality of photography for wedding photographers who employ them.

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How to Find Wedding Photography Assistant Jobs

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Wedding photography is not rocket science, although it’s certainly not easy and comes with a lot of responsibility. So in my opinion, if you’re looking to get a job as a second shooter, you should actually work as a wedding photography assistant first and get your foot in the door that way.

It lets you get a behind the scenes look at how a wedding photographer operates throughout a wedding day. You’ll pick up some technical wedding photography skills along the way as well as how a wedding photographer interacts with their clients and subjects.

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The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Photography: What You Should Know Before Taking that First Wedding Job

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Are you just getting started in wedding photography and looking for a resource to walk you through the ins and outs of shooting an entire wedding day?

Or perhaps you’ve been shooting or second shooting wedding photography and want to fill in some of those gaps in your overall strategy. There’s always more to learn after all.

My goal with this wedding photography guide is to show you how to shoot an entire wedding day from start to finish. Apply these concepts and you should be on your way to consistently shooting great wedding photography while being calm and confident in your abilities.

First Wedding Photography Step: Get to Know Your Camera Inside and Out

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