How can our Wedding Photography course help your career?

Whether you are a complete novice, or you're a photographer with no wedding photography experience, our Wedding Photography course will help you get started. Maybe you are looking for a new hobby, or you want to change your career? It is important that you understand what makes wedding photography different, and how to successfully shoot a wedding. Remember, a couple’s wedding photographs are a lasting reminder of their special day, so they will want beautiful pictures. Becoming a wedding photographer can provide you with a great source of income and a lucrative career.

So, how can our Wedding Photography course help you to get started as a wedding photographer?

Our Wedding Photography course covers everything you need to know to kick-start your wedding photography business. Here’s an overview of everything you will learn during the course…

Unit 1 - Preparing to be a wedding photographer

Your first unit will help you to understand what kit you will need to work as a wedding photographer and succeed.  Learn how to shoot in manual mode, and respond to any wedding situation and effectively capture the moment.

Unit 2 - Navigating the wedding day

Study the usual running order of a wedding day from start to finish, and the key moments to capture. You will also learn how to create packages that will appeal to potential customers, and build up a bank of poses.

Unit 3 - Getting creative

Learn how to get creative with your wedding photography when taking shots of couples and groups. This unit will also teach you how to organise people to achieve creative shots, particularly in unplanned weather conditions.

Unit 4 – Night time shooting

Study the issues associated with night time photographs, as well as how to successfully capture night shots of the happy couple and groups. With this unit, you will understand the basics of flash photography at night, and how to capture the end of the night.

Unit 5 – Added extras

Explore the added extras that you can offer to your clients that sets you apart from the competition. These added extras include ‘trash the dress’ and engagement shoots. You will also learn about the different options you can offer such as bound photo albums, USB’s and novelty items.

Unit 6 – How to start developing your business

The final unit will help you to understand the main areas of starting your own wedding photography business, including insurance, structuring your website and pricing offers. You will also learn how to get referrals, market your business, and shadow professional photographers to boost your business.
For more information about our Wedding Photography course, go to our website or speak to a Student Adviser on 03300 563100.

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Sharnie Carter

Passionate about marketing and education. Currently studying a CIM Level 6 Diploma in Professional Marketing via distance learning. When I'm not working or studying, I'm spending time with my young son and husband or hinching!

How can our Wedding Photography course help your career?