Wedding photographer Taylor Jackson, who says he photographs 60 to 70 weddings every year, has shared his extensive knowledge and behind-the-scenes footage in an incredibly detailed tutorial that covers all aspects of the trade.
Wedding photography can be a great career for a photographer – even for those who consider themselves introverted – because it offers freedom of expression and the opportunity to explore different types of photography in a variety of ways. In addition, the business itself is extremely flexible and can be customized to suit the needs of the photographer, whether he is doing it full-time or part-time.
Jackson, who is a seasoned wedding photographer from Canada and considers himself an introvert, has found that wedding photography is a rewarding career that can bring joy, artistic fulfillment, and a degree of freedom of time, considering that most weddings take place on Be shot at the weekend. The structure of the work gives photographers the rest of the week to focus on other aspects of the job or other tasks.
In the YouTube tutorial above, Jackson shares nearly two and a half hours of free tips and advice on all of the photography skills required to photograph a full wedding from start to finish. If that’s not enough, he offers additional in-depth tutorials on his website that focus on specific areas of wedding photography, such as booking clients or working with an off-camera flash.
By learning and understanding the technical aspects of a wedding – the ones that ensure that the important wedding photography needs are met for each and every client – he can focus on enjoying the job and challenging himself to explore the creativity in each one Couple he works with.
He explains that as a wedding photographer he can pursue different types of photography throughout the wedding day: from photographing details and accessories to portraits, landscapes, photojournalism and more. All of these styles are applicable to a full wedding shoot and can give photographers the opportunity to experiment, especially knowing that the most important shots and technical aspects are covered.
Jackson also gives his insight into the type of equipment he has found best suited for this type of photography based on his experience with a wide variety of camera brands. Whether the photographer opts for the Nikon, Canon, Sony or Fujifilm route, he explains how to approach his camera settings during the day and the post-processing after the shoot is over.
Jackson offers insights and insights behind the scenes of actual engagement shootings and wedding anniversaries and draws on his personal experiences, especially as someone who finds the social aspects of a wedding – for example in formal shots and wedding celebrations where the photographer has to be directly involved – mostly intensively and situations that push him out of his element, that many can relate to, and that find consolation in the fact that one can be successful in this type of work without having an overly extroverted personality.
You can find more of Jackson’s work on his Instagram, while additional courses and a membership that gives access to the library of his tutorials, workshops, and other perks can be found on his website.