Start a Wedding Photography Business

Learn what it takes to become a professional wedding photographer.

The live workshop will take place April 5th-7th. Each session will start at 7pm CST. Don’t worry if you can’t join live. You’ll have lifetime access to all of the content once you register.Find your time zone here.

Sign up now | $97

Capturing images that a couple will treasure forever is one of the most rewarding parts of being a photographer. Whether you are an enthusiast with a passion for photography or a professional developing your career, eventually a friend, family member or client will ask you to capture the biggest day of their lives. How will you know if you’re ready to take on such a huge responsibility? What know-how do you need in order to effectively capture the moments of a wedding day? This workshop will answer these questions and offer you practical information based on solid experience.

Wedding photography is one of the most challenging forms of photography, but with the right planning, technical skills and knowledge, a photographer of any level can be confident when undertaking this exciting task. We’ve brought together three professional wedding photographers who will show you everything you need to start a successful wedding photography business.

This workshop will cover:

-Building your wedding photography portfolio
-Developing your style and building your brand
-Finding clients and pricing your work
-Using social media to connect with clients
-Helping clients feel comfortable in front of the camera
-Developing a wedding photography workflow

Sign up now | $97

About the instructors:

Elle Danielle is an attorney-turned photographer based in Nashville. She also travels to capture wedding memories in her bright, playful, and contemporary style. Danielle shoots weddings, engagements, and lifestyle images, and her work has appeared in The Knot, Essence, and Huffpost Weddings. Website | Instagram | Facebook




Kara Kamienski originally attended the University of Illinois to become a teacher, but seven years ago started her wedding photography business, Kara Kamienski Photography. Her style is a mix of semi-traditional and romantic/relationship photos and she strives to capture small and significant moments in order to tell the story of a couple’s special day. Kamienski still uses her teaching skills to lead photography workshops for amateurs, professionals, and kids.  Website | Instagram | Facebook



Haley Rynn Ringo describes herself as a “photographer of people,” because people are her deepest interest – their stories, what makes them tick, and what makes them feel loved and known. Her goal as a photographer is to capture raw emotion and what will ring true both to her and her clients. Her work has been featured in The Knot and The Huffington Post, among others. Website | Instagram |



The Schedule:

The live workshop will take place April April 5th-7th.  Each session will start at 7pm CST. Don’t worry if you can’t join live. You’ll have lifetime access to all of the content once you register.

Find your time zone here.

Session One – Getting Started with Elle Danielle

This hour-long session will give you the basics of wedding photography, from building your portfolio to working with your first clients to capture their special event. Attorney-turned-photographer Elle Danielle will give you essential know-how to build a solid business foundation.

We will cover:

-Starting your wedding photography business
-Building your portfolio
-Finding your first clients
-Pricing your work
-Building your portfolio and marketing your work

Session Two: Planning the Perfect Shoot with Kara Kamienski

This hour-long session will cover strategy and planning for wedding photographers. Led by kara Kamienski, wedding photographer and instructor, you’ll get useful “day of” tips, learn about posing and styling, finding clients and dealing with the inevitable unexpected scenarios that happen during a wedding shoot.

We will cover:

-The big day: Schedule, tips, transportation, etc.
-Posing and styling shoots
-Equipment and other must-haves
-Getting clients (how we book so many weddings)
-Dealing with unexpected events and shoot under pressure

Session Three: Hosting the Perfect Shoot with Haley Rynn Ringo

In this hour-long session, Haley Rynn Ringo will walk you through hosting the perfect wedding photography session. You’ll learn how to develop your style and make clients feel comfortable when working with them to get natural-looking poses every time. You’ll also learn about marketing and social media, and develop a wedding photography workflow.

We will cover:

-Developing your style
-Making clients feel comfortable and capturing the moment
-Building your brand and marketing on social media

-Finding clients and managing relationships
-Creating a workflow for your photography

Sign up now | $97

This three-day live online workshop will give you access to:

3 Interactive Sessions

Each workshop sessions is hosted via live-streamed video. You will get the opportunity to interact directly with your instructor, connect with like-minded professionals and get your questions answered in real time.

3 Daily Email Lessons

Each live session will include a daily email lesson packed with resources to help you put everything you learned into action.

Comprehensive workbook

All of the content is packaged into a downloadable comprehensive workbook that will give you lifetime access to the recorded workshop content.

How does it work?

You will get a welcome email with information on how to access your live workshop upon registering. The program includes access to three interactive sessions. Each session includes an hour-long live streamed video with our instructor, an interactive chatroom, where you can connect with other participants, and daily emails packed with resources to help you put what you learned into action.

Don’t worry if you are unable to join the workshop live. All of the content is recorded and packaged into a downloadable PDF that you can work through at your own

What if I don’t like the workshop?

We want everyone to leave 100% happy. Let us know if you are not totally satisfied with the workshop, and we will give you a complete refund.

Who’s this workshop for?

This workshop is for creatives who want to build a business around their passion.

Who created this workshop?

This course was created by the Instructors above in partnership with Modern Thrive.

What if I’m just starting out?

This workshop was designed for creatives at all levels. This workshop will help you find the path to building a business around your passion. (regardless of where you are in the journey)

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