Photography is an art that let you know different people, travel the world, let you see the world’s most beautiful destinations. Moreover, all these good things about this profession there are a lot more like it let the person observe the world with his own idea, with his own perspective, his love for nature is more unique and beyond the limit.
A photographerloves the world that is beyond his camera. He can see the world with anexceptional view which an average person cannot.
This best I loveabout this profession is that a photographer has the ability to convey hisfeelings, his perspectives, and his view about the world through hisphotography. Although this profession is hard in the beginning as the timepasses and you get experience further the way is all smooth, and you can earn alot through this profession.
A weddingphotographer is a unique photographer because he chooses this weddingphotography for the people. He is the person who helps the people remembertheir special wedding moments for their entire life through pictures.
He tries to maketheir wedding day memorable for them through his skills and efforts. A weddingphotographer might get a bit of difficulty while his works like assembling hiscollection, editing all the stuff and many more.
After all, there is a lot of pressure on him because he is responsible for making the bride and grooms day special forever. He needs everything to at best. So things can be hectic from him. This article is mainly for the wedding photographer who gets a bit difficult at the stage of post-production. This stage is the most important one that can even ruin your photographs, or it can also make your photography is the best on. Here are 10 tips and trick you need to follow at the time of post-production:
10. Practice Makes a Man Perfect
There is no doubt in it that practice is the key to success. In the beginning, it is evident that you’ll face difficulties in all these steps but practice as much as you can. More practice makes more good photography and editing skills.
9. Deliver the Albums on Time
The couples arealways excited to see their wedding album; you make sure that you complete theconsignment on time as per commitment. Show them that you’re a professional andsubmit them the work on the date that you’ve promised.
8. Improve Your Efficiency
The best way to improve your efficiency and speed of work is to set a time for each task and monitor you to complete that task in that specific time. Completing the whole post-production procedure on the fixed time will save your time and improve your efficiency of work.
7. Do Your Work by Yourself
Most of thebeginners nowadays ask others to do the work for them like editing pictures,color contrasting the picture, trust me that this will ruin your career becauseif you do not work for yourself, you’ll not gain any experience. This will notenhance your photography skills.
It is to be off guard contrasted with the accomplished picture takers who invested years rehearsing and refining their work process and system. They will almost certainly alter pictures better and rapidly.
6. Finalize Everything
Before ordering for the final pictures to add in the album, just go through all the edited pictures you’ve prepared and been sure that all the pictures are perfect as far as the contract, lightning, and brightness is concerned.
5. Refresh Every Image
This step can put alot of spice to your pictures. You can work on a small thing in this step thatyou’ve forgotten before. This step gives you a second chance to improve anymistake you’ve made before. In wedding photographs, only those images areretouched that are ordered to be framed or add in the main album.
While retouching the image be handy to remove any mistakes in the photo that are depreciating the picture quality. Focus on the general features of the people in the image. Do not overdo this step because the wedding pictures are supposed to look realistic. Overdoing will make the picture look artificial.
4. Export the Images
After editing the entire picture export the files in the form of JPEG and also save the files by renaming them by the clients’ name and event date to avoid any inconvenience later. Here is a guide to help you export images in Lightroom.
3. Edit the Pictures
After arranging and importing the pictures, now the next step is to send the pictures in Lightroom for the editing process.
This tool is mostly used by all wedding photographers. It has different highlights like shading impacts, trim, evade/consume, include/evacuate vignettes, perform light modifying, lessen commotion, hone pictures, and make tone bend alterations should be possible.
Begin at theprimary picture, make altering changes, at that point move to the followingone. In the event of comparative photographs, one can match up modifications,which can spare a great deal of time.
On the other hand,for a massive gathering of fundamentally the same as pictures, one can clumpand alter them at the same time.
At the point when the lighting conditions are similar, the preferred standpoint of fast work process includes in Lightroom can be actualized.
2. Arrange the Pictures
This is the mostimportant part of every wedding consignment because all you need is to be quickin this part. Selecting and seeing the pictures, again and again, to find andchoose the best one can be time-consuming and a huge task but you need to becareful that you should be quick at this task. Set a time for you and completethis step in that specific time.
You need to be really confident and choosy onthe pictures you select to add in the wedding album because this will affectyour reputation as a photographer. Do not select other pictures that you arenot going to use because this will waste a lot of your time.
Just import the exact files on which you are planning to work, this will save your time in editing the images. Once you have selected and imported the pictures into the Photoshop Lightroom, for the last time go through all the photos and make a quick decision. Do not waste your time comparing every picture. It will consume a lot of extra time.
1. Select and Have a Backup
The first step of every shoot editing should be importing and making at least one extra copy of the images you are going to use from the memory card. A good memory card reader is required for this step. I can give quick advice to use Photoshop Lightroom to import the pictures more clearly and quickly.
Another way toimport the images is to use photo mechanics that has an option in it toautomatically put an alphabet to those files that are same just for yourconvenience that you can differentiate between two similar files easily.
The most essentialand beneficial point you need to remember in this step is to make the backupfor each and every image and be sure that you have a good amount of duplicateimages so if by chance your original data is lost, you can get the images fromthe backup files.