Shooting Weddings and Making a Profit
Course Number: 26
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
This comprehensive course spans over the course of the week. This immersive class covers the full range from shooting key wedding moments to best business practices; everything you need to run a thriving wedding photography business.
Using stunning professional models as our bride and groom, acclaimed wedding photographer and instructor Dustin Meyer will teach the class how to shoot everything from getting ready to wedding details, wedding day portraits, posing, lighting, as well as setting up for stunning reception photos.
The first half of each day covers shooting lessons ranging from camera settings, off-camera lighting, and posing techniques. Afterwards, we’ll take the next step by going in-depth with business subjects including pricing, marketing, products, contracts, and more. Relevant to all types of studios from weddings, portraits, and commercial, this intensive course gives you all the training you need to compete with the most thriving photography businesses around.
This class will cover:
*Creative shooting methods
*Lighting and posing techniques
*Studio sales, marketing, products, contracts and more
Born and raised in Austin, TX, Dustin Meyer is an internationally recognized professional photographer based in Austin Texas with over 15 years experience. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from St. Edward’s University in 2002 with a Bachelor’s degree in Photo-communications.
An active Nikon Fellowship Instructor with a passion for educating photographers across the country, Dustin has been invited multiple times to teach at WPPI, ImagingUSA, and PhotoGenesis.
Sponsored by Nikon, Dustin’s work has been promoted by Kodak in Times Square NYC, featured in USA Today, and awarded the titles of both People’s Choice Award and Judge’s Choice Award in 2016 by Adobe Inc.
Published in numerous magazines, including Southern Weddings, Style Me Pretty, Tribeza, Austin Bride, the Knot, Edible Austin, Austin Monthly, Rangefinder Magazine Professional Photographer Magazine and more, Dustin’s work has earned him acclaim from clients all across the country.