The Wedding Photographer Surrey’s Beginner’s Guide

wedding photographer surreyOne of the first steps to take when you have an interest in photography is to purchase a digital camera; this is likely because of its ease of use. Digital cameras all have the same basic operation, all run on batteries that need charging from time to time, all need some sort of memory card inserted, and they all have an on-off switch and a shutter button. The most important part of the digital camera is the user’s manual that comes with each one.

The wedding photographer Surrey who is a beginner must make it a point of duty to read the manual to so that they will be able to do some basic setup on their camera; learn how to turn on your camera; get comfortable working with the lens and make some shoots.

BEGINNERS GUIDE TO GETTING IMAGES FROM CAMERA TO COMPUTER

The simplest way for the wedding photographer Surrey beginner is to plug their camera into their computer if they don’t have a card reader. Every digital camera is packaged with a CD that includes software utilities for the camera. To transfer pictures from your camera to computer, there will be a need to install the CD on your computer. The other item in need is the USB cable that comes with the camera. When a card reader is available, it becomes easier to transfer images to the computer. Card readers are devices that connect to your PC via USB cable. These devices often accept multiple memory card formats, such as Compact Flash, SD Cards, XD Cards and Memory Sticks. The common processes for transferring images from the camera to computer are listed below:

  1. Make sure the computer is turned on.
  2. If transferring directly from the camera then turn the camera off.
  3. Plug the camera or card reader into the computer by inserting the camera end of the USB cable into the digital camera and the computer end of the USB cable into an available USB connection on the computer.
  4. Turn on the digital camera if transferring directly from the camera or plug in a memory card into the card reader.
  5. After a few seconds, the computer should recognize the camera or memory card and there will be. Prompt to choose the next step.
  6. The computer either prompts you to choose the method to copy your images, or the cameras software sends out the prompts.
  7. Choose to either copy the images to the default folder on the computer or choose a specific directory to copy these images to.

The wedding photographer Surrey beginner should create a folder on the computer where the images can be copied to. However, the camera’s software may automatically assign a folder name each time images are copied to the computer.

It is a good practice to ensure that the images are not only on the computer, but backed up to a CD or DVD for safe-keeping. If the images are accidentally deleted on the computer or the hard disk fails, the images on CD or DVD will still be safe.

Blog Tips For Every Wedding Photographer

Work on how your images are laid out.wedding photography blog

Image layout is hands down that one important ingredient that can really make or break a wedding photographer’s blog. It is something that requires way more thought processes that you could ever imagine and something that you should seriously take the time to do. It is not something that you can rush and it is not something that you can just take lightly. Image layout is some serious business. Take a cue from how the wedding photographers out there are doing their image layouts. Browse through the professional wedding photography magazines out there and check out how they lay out their images one way or the other. You should also check out the other wedding photography blogs out there and take a look at how they set everything up. Do not over post the images but at the same time, make sure that you do not under post as well. Over posting will lead to you confusing the readers because they images will end up looking a little too busy and crowded. On the other hand, posting too little will not be able to tell the entire story of the wedding event and as a wedding photographer, you should make sure that you are able to really tell  everything throughout its entirety.

Every wedding photographer out there should understand the concept of tagging the images properly.

Tagging the images that you post on your blog is tedious stuff and it is something that really takes a lot of time and a lot of effort to really work out. However, what you can be quite rest assured of is the fact that it is something that will really get to pay off at the end of the day. The reason why this is such an important effort when it comes to composing your blog as a wedding photographer surrey is because of the fact that it will allow Google to basically index your images That way, when someone fires up a search that matches anything in the tags that you have put in or keyed in, then they will surely find their way towards your blog one way or the other.

Come up with a vendor list at the bottom of the blog.

A vendor list is one of the most important things that you will ever make when it comes to composing a blog. A vendor list is basically comprised of a list of all of the wedding service professionals during the wedding event; from the florist to the caterer to the wedding planner and so on and so forth. Write down all of the vendors with the live links posted on the side so that your readers will be able to visit their specific sites when they scroll through the bottom part of your blog. Have your second shooter go around to collect the different contact info or business cards of the vendors during the wedding and catalog them accordingly. You will be pleasantly surprised with the fact that a lot of them will be more than happy to return the favor.