How many of you tend to feel nervous the morning of a wedding? Do you check your batteries and chargers at least a dozen times, or panic trying to remember if there is gas in your car? Maybe you second-guess yourself on your start time, frantically searching for your paperwork to make sure? Truthfully, even after photographing hundreds of weddings, I never stopped having at least a little twinge of nervous energy in my stomach the morning of a wedding.
But there have been some times where it was more than just some butterflies. There have been a few weddings where I can remember being a complete wreck! Usually this is the case when I feel like it is going to be a great opportunity for my career; where I know I not only have to get great images for the bride and groom but network with someone very important at the same time.
So today I’m going to share some tips I learned from shooting a potentially career-changing wedding (the good, bad, and the embarrassing) and how you can make sure it goes as well as possible for you. [Click to read more]