If you shoot your portrait or wedding photos in raw, you know how quickly your card can fill (those 10 to 50 MB files are killers) up. Especially if you are shooting a wedding you definitely want to have enough space on your card to capture those special moments.
As a professional wedding and portrait photographer , I am always looking for better ways to provide my clients digital negatives. I used to put them on a CD/DVD with a custom made label.
But you have ever created a DVD label, you know it could be somewhat challenging.
So, I moved on to the digital cloud; where my clients could download their photos from encrypted link. This has been working out great for me.
But the downfall is that the perceived value is not as great. I wanted something that my clients could have and every time they look or use it, they think “Mark Kumar did a great job taking our photos” and tell their friends and family about it.
So, when I got a 8 GB Custom USB Drive as a gift, the light bulb went on in my head!!!!
As an artist, I always ask myself “How can I improve my photography skills?”
I have tried a lot of different ways, but these are the ones that really helped me improve my photography skills FAST!!!
Give these tips a shot and you will be shocked as to how quickly your wedding and portrait photography skills improve.
1. Smiling can make you happy (even when you’re not).
2. Smiling can make others happy.
3. Smiling makes you more attractive.
4. Smiling can help you de-stress.
5. Smiling can help you land a job.
6. Smiling can lead to laughter.
7. Smiling just feels good.
source – http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/wellness_articles.asp?id=1529
I am not sure if you have heard the term “seconder shooter or second photographer” before. In case you haven’t, this is what it means – you will shoot/photograph for a professional wedding photographer in return for you will get to use the images that you have taken to build up your portfolio or you will get paid (the main photographer will give you a SD or CF card(s) at the beginning and then at the end of the day you will give that or those cards back to the photographer. You might not be able to use the images.) for it.