Here’s a list of the top seven wedding blogs. They deal with everything from how to shoot to how to run a business and present your images.
If you don’t have these bookmarked already, get on it. Study them, delve into their compositions and fall in love with their styles.
Heather Waraksa has been photographing since 1998, documenting weddings since 2003. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
She studied photography and film and received a BFA from VCU. Her work has been featured in many magazines. From Vogue, Martha Stewart, Inside Weddings, NY Magazine, Brides Magazine, Geraldine Magazine, Flutter, Cherry Bombe, PDN, The Knot to Style Me Pretty. Phew!
Her client list also includes Nikon, Kendall Jackson, X-Box, Need Supply Co, Pas de Calais and others. To say that she is a professional photographer is an understatement.
American Photo Magazine named her one of the Top Wedding Photographers in the world in 2009.
Heather is a film and digital shooter and is available to photograph far and wide.
6. Ramit Batra
Ramit Batra comes from an engineering background. Instead of following this path, and falling into a 9-6 job, he decided to run in the opposite direction. Instead, he chose to study and create animated films.
From landing in Mumbai, he found work with UTV motion pictures. Then he started looking into the world of photography.
Somewhere between photo walks and capturing portraits, he found wedding photography.
He photographed his first wedding in Delhi. The second one in Mumbai & thereafter a destination wedding in Samode. The first was in 2009, and he hasn’t looked back!
Now, he can say he has photographed in more than a dozen countries. And he continues to find opportunities to travel to even more such fabulous places.
Jerry Ghionis is among the top five best wedding photographers in the world.
Look at how many mentions and awards he has, dating back almost ten years.
He has emerged as one of the most influential wedding photographers of the 21st century.
From his Greek ancestry, he inherited a strong European sense of style and panache. This mixed well with his relaxed Australian sensibility.
Jerry and Melissa, his wife, are Melbourne based photographers. They also spend their time in Las Vegas, USA. Together, they run the business. They travel on international photography assignments and speaking engagements.
Married in January 2011, Jerry and Melissa work as a team. They developed a powerful creative and business force.
With a fashion designer’s flair, and the ingenuity of an architect, he is a formidable force. His style can be best described as vintage glamour meets contemporary fashion photography. He is world renowned for his creativity.
He has an innate ability for creating powerful visual storytelling. All his subjects look and feel beautiful in front of his camera.
Jerry’s contain a complex blend of soul, drama, imagination and technical skill. All while maintaining a sense of simplicity.
Susan Stripling is a wedding photographer that needs no introduction. She has travelled all over the globe. Through the US, South America, Finland, France, the Caribbean and Greece to name a few.
Her quality and creative direction are sought after.
Her work has been published in Inside Weddings, Bride and Bloom, Modern Bride and The New York Times. Not only these, but specific photography magazines.
Capture magazine and American Photo Magazine are a few. She is the name to go to.
All her hard work has paid off. American Photo Magazine named her among their Top Ten Photographers in 2012.
She has also won many awards at the WPPI 16×20 print competition. This includes the Grand Award in Photojournalism and First Place in Wedding Photojournalism. Wow.
Currently, she is the co-founder and instructor of The Wedding School. This is a source of real, honest wedding photography education. It is open for wedding photographers worldwide.
A quick look at her images will tell you she knows what she is talking about. So follow her wedding blog and give her the attention she deserves.
Sol Tamargo, Matt Adcock, Valeria, Vanessa and Polly form Del Sol Photography. They are destination wedding photographers.
They cornered the niches of underwater and ‘trash the dress’ wedding photography.
They’re based in Riviera Maya, Mexico. These guys have their focus pinned on photographing beach weddings. They swim with the brides and take their images to the extreme. They do this by pushing their creative and innovative styles to the max.
Together, they have four awards under their belt. Two of which are WPJAs (Wedding Photojournalist Association). One is an ISPWP (International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers).
They are some of the best photographers in the world by American Photo Magazine.
Judging by their style, you can see the warmth and quality in their images. They are an amazing source of inspiration and well worth following.
Rangefinder Magazine crops up in almost all the other wedding blogs on this site. They are a source of incredible quality, material and inspiration.
Their “What To Include in Your Wedding Photography Contract” is a great article.
Their content is helpful to those starting out. And provides insightful knowledge for the most seasoned photographers.
Whatever kind of wedding you want to photograph, you will find great tips, advice and help. This site will ensure you are ready for whatever comes your way.
Junebug weddings are passionate about empowering wedding photographers. They will help you take a sustainable and creative approach to your business. They do this through education and community.
Their wedding blog is an endless stream of amazing images. They show every aspect of a couple’s wedding, from start to finish.
They even provide links to the products and jewellery in their images. This is a great idea to drive traffic towards your business.
This is one of my favourite resources for wedding photography. Do yourself a favour and give them a follow.
There you go, and you’re welcome. Feel free to peruse the wedding blogs and websites here. They will offer you inspiration in a photo block and give you ideas when you need something new.
Good luck on your journey to better and more beautiful wedding photography!
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