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  • Dealing With the Pandemic as a Wedding Photographer

    Covid-19 & Your Wedding Photography Business // I want to talk to you about the current state that we all find ourselves in – and yes, I mean in regards to the pandemic. The impact has been disasterous for some while only creating a dent for others – all the same, we all need to…

  • Frustrated With Instagram as a Wedding Photographer?

    Social Media Should Not Stress You Out as a Wedding Photographer // I think that it is safe to say that many people have a love-hate relationship with Instagram. On one hand, it is a great opportunity that can provide exposure and a chance to connect with people around the world. And on the other…

  • Björn Lexius: Curating Your Wedding Photography Portfolio & Messaging

    INTRODUCING BJÖRN LEXIUS (HAFENLIEBE PHOTOGRAPHY) Coming at you from Hamburg, Germany, Björn is a master of his craft when it comes to wedding photography. In 2017, Björn was named one of Rangefinder’s Rising Stars! His work is all about connection, emotion, authenticity and equality. MY WEDDING SEASON – THE PODCAST INTERVIEW SUMMARY Björn truly has…

  • How I am Using Clubhouse as a Wedding Photograper

    Grow Personally & Your Wedding Photography Business on Clubhouse // It has been exactly a month since I joined Clubhouse – and today I want to talk to you about how I have been using the platform as a wedding photographer. I firstly want to give a shoutout to my friend, Tash Jones from Loveluella…

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    How To Elevate Your Wedding Photography

    Using Unscripted App for Posing & Prompts // Have you been feeling like you always fall back on the same poses during a photo session? Not sure what prompts to use to get your couples to feel comfortable and show emotions? Do you spend hours upon hours on Pinterest looking for inspiration, only to forget…

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    Tinted Photography: Creative Life & Business as a Photography Duo

    INTRODUCING SIRJANA & BEN (TINTED PHOTOGRAPHY) Based in New Zealand, Sirjana and Ben are a wife and husband team who plan and photograph epic adventures for their couples around the world. The photograph weddings, elopements, pre-wedding, proposal and honeymoon adventures. For the past three and a half years, they have been travelling the world and…

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    Valerie Fernandez: Cultivating Artistic Expression

    INTRODUCING VALERIE FERNANDEZ Based in Vanuatu, Valerie was born to a Vietnamese mother and a French father. After spending a decade living in France, she has now settled back in this gorgeous island in the South Pacific Ocean. She is a mom to her three year old daughter, Moïra, and wife to Oli. She works…

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    Jai Long: The Future of Wedding Photography Workshops

    INTRODUCING JAI LONG Jai is a creative entrepreneur, educator and photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. He has built mulitple six-figure businesses over the years and helps wedding photographers reach their business goals. He runs a wedding photography studio called Free The Bird; he recently put together the very successful Wedding Photography Summit, and annualy offers…

  • Getting Organised as a Wedding Photographer

    Reduce Stress & Overwhelm as a Wedding Photographer // An aspect of running a business that proves to be more challenging for some than for others is being organised. As a recovering chaotic person myself, I can truly relate! I have a tendancy of being rather scattered and in need of structure and systems to…

  • Be Mindful of Tokenism in Your Wedding Photography Portfolio

    Representation is Important in Wedding Photography // If you haven’t done so already, read my previous post “Diversifying Your Wedding Photography Portfolio & Beyond” before going ahead with this article. Discerning tokenism in some situations can be tricky. So let’s start by looking at the core meaning. And for this, I am going to use…

  • Diversifying Your Wedding Photography Portfolio

    Become an Inclusive Wedding Photographer // A few days ago, I was honored to be a panelist on a virtual photography gathering called Conference & Chill. The Inclusivity panel was hosted by Sirajna from Tinted Photography and I was joined by Tash Jones, Igor Demba, Joao Guedes, Phan Tien, and Stacey Krolow, who was one…

  • The Importance of Equal Representation of Black People in the Wedding Industry

    Diversity Matters in the Wedding Industry // Our industry has come under intense scrutiny in the past few weeks as being very white-washed. This is evident in the images shared across the board online on social media, vendor websites, mainstream wedding blogs, print magazines and the like. Furthermore, the sheer underrepresentation of Black people as…

  • How to Respond to Wedding Blogs Eagerly Seeking to Feature Black Weddings

    Wedding Photographers & Wedding Blogs Showcasing Diversity // A photographer reached out to me on an Instagram comment after reading my recent post about the lack of diversity on wedding blogs, publications and feature accounts. She wanted to know how to respond when she is approached by a publication to submit a Black wedding to…

  • Lack of Diversity on Wedding Blogs & Feature Accounts

    The Editorial Team of Wedding Blogs Need to Focus on Diversity // The underrepresentation of Black people on many mainstream wedding blogs, publications and feature accounts has been a persistent issue for many years. This article is particularly helpful for the editorial team of wedding blogs, publications and feature accounts. At the same time, I…

  • Educating the Wedding Industry on Diversity & Inclusion

    Wedding Blogs & Wedding Photography Conferences on Represenation of Black People // In order to bring about real, lasting change in the wedding industry in regards to pushing for more diversity and inclusivity, fully acknowledging the issue is the first step in solving it. Not everybody truly understands what all the uproar is about. They…