I remember what it was like to build my wedding portfolio. It was so frustrating! I wanted to book weddings, but the only way I was going to book weddings was to have a portfolio, and the only way I was going to have a portfolio was to book weddings. It seemed unending and while […]


November 18, 2019

Enhancing Your Wedding Portfolio As A Second Shooter

Oh my goodness!  As busy wedding photographers, we **love** this post from Megan Kuethen!  She has made up a list of tricks and items you should definitely consider adding into your so-called “back pocket” or emergency bag for wedding days.  As the saying goes, “Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.”  Now go get ’em, […]

Business, Weddings

March 19, 2018

11 Wedding Day Must-Haves for Photographers

3M command hooks are necessary for these epic dress photos

 Holly of Holly Birch Photography implemented a practice in her business years ago that has turned into a huge asset.  She saw a few photographers across the country running same-day still photo slideshows on their laptops of images from the wedding day they’d just photographed. She saw that it was taking some of them longer […]

Creativity, Weddings

February 21, 2018

How to Do Same-Day Wedding Slideshows | Holly Birch Smith

client benefit of same-day wedding slideshows