How can I start a 'business' of becoming a wedding photographer?
I have recently shot my fiance's brothers wedding and it was perfect. The job, the adrenaline, the pictures (and of course the wedding!). I want to do this more, to create a business from this experience. Where do I get started though? I have already asked family members to keep me mind if anyone asks about a wedding photographer, but what else do I do? I'm on a tight budget so I can't create a website (yet anyway) though I do have a portfolio printed I can show. Any tips?
Asked By: rosesanplacebos - 6/29/2007
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That is exactley what I did four years ago... More
Answered By: Brandie H - 6/29/2007
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Free website hosting is an option. Word of mouth is always useful You can check out smaller newspapers, because they charge less
Answered By: KEVIN B - 6/29/2007
It shouldn't cost much to print up some colored flyers and pass them around and post them. You could also place an add in your local paper (it will cost you some money but not much). Some local grocery stores have bulletin boards where you can post an advertisement... More
Answered By: Goddess - 6/29/2007
Do a search for wedding coordinators in your area and arrange a meeting with as many of them as possible to show your portfolio. Let them know you're just entering the business and are willing for work for a discount for the first 2 or 3 people they refer to you, just so that you can get your name out there and... More
Answered By: Vicster - 6/29/2007
You're off to a good start already! You need a portfolio to show people, and it would be better to have several weddings in it... More
Answered By: Mr. Knowitall - 6/29/2007
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