8 Problems With Photographing Weddings & How To Avoid Them

Find out how you can avoid 8 wedding photography pitfalls so your day runs a little more smoothly.

26/08/2015 - 08:28


In this informative video tutorial, top wedding photographer Susan Stripling talks about 8 pitfalls of photographing weddings and makes suggestions on how you can avoid them. The video is split into 8 sections which cover the following topics: 

  1. Not managing expectations of clients.
  2. Find out who is in charge on the day.
  3. Schedule changes.
  4. Weddings run late. 
  5. Gear does break. 
  6. Be organised. 
  7. Awkward situations & professionalism.
  8. Not having the right skills. 

You can learn more about Susan Stripling's work over on her website and blog

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Everything you say makes perfect sense. Thank you for those tips, I would take them into account while starting my wedding photographer career.


Link Posted 21/12/2015 - 08:09
Weddings can be a little bit problematic. With all the guests milling around and lots of drinking some situations can get out of control.


Link Posted 18/02/2016 - 07:43
Reaching the expectations set by the wedding couple may be quite a challenge.


Link Posted 28/02/2016 - 21:38
Great tips, I will try to improve myself!


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Link Posted 11/09/2016 - 20:18
I am wedding photographer since 3 years and I still do some mistakes, thanks


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One more problem - drunk people.


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