Learn how to photograph weddings with ease & confidence while providing your clients with exceptional service and imagery.
The Confident Wedding Photographer gives you all the tools you need to enjoy this rewarding and challenging genre. Whether you want to second shoot, improve your current business, or start a career in wedding photography, you will gain a deeper understanding of the industry and the little details that make a big difference. Step-by step, you will be guided through the ins and outs of planning and shooting an entire wedding day. Every detail is covered in this comprehensive workshop. You will learn how to impress every couple with your storytelling, client relations, posing, editing, and delivery. You will also learn how to be successful with your portfolio building, second shooting, workflow, websites, vendor relations, and many more facets of wedding photography. In-depth PDFs provide hundreds of pages of inspirational material and images. Daily discussions and exercises, weekly live chats, and how-to videos will help both new and experienced photographers succeed in the wedding industry. You will be prepared to document one of the most beautiful life events with ease and confidence.
Models and booked weddings are encouraged but not required to complete the assignments for this class. A choice of shooting assignment or business assignment will be provided each week.
what you’ll get
3 weekly lesson PDFs (formatted for print or on-screen viewing).
5+ videos will guide you through the weekly materials in-depth.
DAILY INSTRUCTOR-LED PROMPTS
Full participation students engage in instructor-led activities and questions to get you thinking deeply about wedding photography. Study along students have full viewing access.
3 weekly live chats based on student Q&A (recorded).
5 bonus PDFs cover contracts, SEO, shot lists, pricing basics, and more.
INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT FEEDBACK & CRITIQUE
Full Participation students receive extensive personal critiques of weekly assignment submissions.
Study Along Students have full viewing access.
Fearlessness and confidence
Contracts & Questionnaires
Guiding clients through the wedding day timeline
Hiring and working as a second shooter
Wedding day checklist
Successful engagement sessions
Inspiring new ways to capture detail shots
Shooting Track: Shooting Track: Submit a set of detail images that are shot in new and creative ways.
Business Track: Submit a client conversion email and contract.
Inspiring new ways to capture getting ready, the first look, and ceremony
Making family portraits fun
Creatively and confidently capturing portraits and receptions
How to make the best of a bad location
Posing for authentic connection & emotion
Working fast and keeping calm
Building vendor relationships
Marketing yourself as a wedding photographer
How to differentiate yourself from the crowd
Shooting Track: Submit a set of images portraying authentic emotion and connection.
Business Track: Submit a vendor relationship plan and a differentiation plan.
Elopements & destination weddings
Working with changing and challenging light throughout the day
Workflow and editing
Gallery & product delivery
Pricing basics & confidence
Websites, SEO, blogging & hashtags for success
What to do when things go wrong
Storytelling, moment anticipation, and fast-paced complex composition
Shooting Track: Submit a storytelling image that demonstrates strong moment anticipation.
Business Track: Submit a wedding blog post and a list of blog post ideas to set your year up for success.
about your instructor
Ebony Logins of Red Cedar Photography loves photographing people who are madly in love. She is an award-winning destination wedding and adventure elopement photographer, living on Vancouver Island with her Bernedoodle, Balto. She is known for attracting the most perfect clients and for her ability to capture authentic moments, emotions, and connection in her subjects. Her portfolio would not be complete without with forests, mountains, and oceans and her inspiration for environmental portraits comes from the beauty of the natural environment in which she grew up. Ebony is also passionate about helping and guiding others through their photography journey. She is a Clickin Moms Mentor, Click Pro, and Click Photo School Instructor.
how it works
All class content is organized into simple steps as part of a clear, self-guided pathway inside your private online classroom. You'll check off each interactive step as you go, from completing readings and watching videos to student Q&A and assignment submissions.
download weekly lessons
Each week, students receive a set of course materials, which generally include a PDF and instructional videos. All course materials are yours to download and keep.
Materials vary by program
study & ask questions
Your registration includes access to a private online workshop for sharing and discussion. The workshop is open 24 hours a day so that you can learn and join discussions on your own schedule. The instructor is present in the workshop every day to answer questions and offer encouragement.
complete weekly assignments
Students receive an assignment to complete each week that pertains to the topics covered in the course materials and builds upon class discussion throughout the week.
Full Participation students engage in an interactive online classroom experience that includes instructor-led group discussions and detailed, personalized guidance for the duration of the workshop. Full participation students post their assignments in the workshop and receive critique each week.
Study Along students have access to all materials and are able to view all content and conversation in the main workshop. Study along students will not be able to ask the instructor questions or request instructor feedback on their assignments, but they can follow along with instructor critiques of the Full Participation assignments.