chapter 9


Psychology plays a much larger role than one might expect in successfully photographing weddings. By behaving in a way that puts people at ease around you, they will think of you as a leader, and they will respect you and collaborate with you from the beginning to the end of the wedding. Having the collaboration of the wedding party and the couple’s family members is of the utmost importance in determining whether you succeed or fail. For this reason, I have written this short chapter about how to gain your clients’ confidence and trust. Once you have broken down or minimized the natural defensive barriers people put up when being photographed by a total stranger with a professional camera and an oversized ...

Get Wedding Storyteller, Volume 1 now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.