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Indianapolis Wedding Photographer | For Photographers Fridays | Second Shooting

Indianapolis Wedding Photographer | casey and her camera 2014 was an interesting year for me as a wedding photographer. It was the first time I stepped out from behind the role of being the primary photographer and into the role of being a second shooter. I didn’t get started with weddings through second shooting –…

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  • MauraFebruary 10, 2015 - 9:00 am

    What cool tips! I’ll be sure to keep these in mind if I ever dare to second a wedding.ReplyCancel

  • MorganFebruary 10, 2015 - 9:14 am

    These are amazing tips. I’ve only photographed 1 wedding before so this was really eye opening!ReplyCancel

    • casey and her cameraFebruary 12, 2015 - 9:23 am

      Thanks, Morgan. Even after photographing weddings for several years, I find that I learn something new with each wedding – and learned a LOT shooting as a second and from the ‘other side’ of things. Good luck with your future weddings!ReplyCancel

  • AmandaFebruary 10, 2015 - 12:01 pm

    That is a great moment you captured! Love the brides expression!ReplyCancel

  • KendraFebruary 10, 2015 - 12:11 pm

    Love this post Casey!!! I’ve 2nd shot a good number of times but when it’s my own weddings I very rarely have a 2nd… maybe something I need to add… at the very least add an assistant that can also shot if needed :)!! Thanks for sharing this!!!ReplyCancel

    • casey and her cameraFebruary 12, 2015 - 9:22 am

      Thanks, Kendra! You should try shooting with a second – it will change your life! I didn’t shoot with seconds when I first started out and now I can’t imagine otherwise. It alleviates so much… everything, really. If not even as a shooter, you can always bring on an intern, etc., to move gear, gather family members for formals, communicate and set things up for you, etc. It’s a great learning experience for those starting out and you’re time will be made SO.MUCH.EASIER.ReplyCancel

  • Renee LeveilleFebruary 10, 2015 - 5:27 pm

    What a beautiful wedding! 🙂ReplyCancel