Women in the Industry
Women in the Industry: Introduction to becoming a documentary wedding photographer with Marianne Chua and Fujifilm
Friday 28th September, 10am - 2pm
Marianne Chua is a full time wedding and events photographer specialising in bold, modern documentary. Having no formal training in photography and having never been to a wedding, she decided it made perfect sense to move from nearly a decade in psychology into professional photography. Since then Marianne has won several awards (Fearless, WPJA, WPS) and received international recognition for her wedding photography (Rangefinder Magazine's 30 Rising Stars of Photography 2018). Her approach to wedding photography celebrates laughter, the unglamorous reality of weddings (read: parties), and a very human desire to find structure within chaos.
Introduction to becoming a documentary wedding photographer
This will cover an introduction to her candid documentary approach, and the day-to-day reality of being a full time wedding photographer
How to book your ideal wedding client
A lot of success in the wedding photography industry is down to the ability to sell more than just your photography. This talk will focus on the benefits of branding as a "niche artist" and offers an introduction on how to apply this marketing strategy to your entire business, all to attract your perfect couple.
A beginners guide to using flash at weddings, for the flashphobic wedding photographer
One of the unique challenges for a wedding photographer is that they often cannot dictate the timing, lighting and location they have to shoot in. Therefore, having a basic understanding of flash can be an essential life saver in those emergency situations. This talk will introduce a variety of on and off camera flash options that are easy to get to grips with, even for those who hate using flash!
Marianne Chua is a London based documentary wedding photographer who has won multiple Fearless and WPJA awards as well as being named one of Rangefinder magazine’s 30 Rising Stars of Wedding Photography. Her work focuses on fun, chaos and the beauty of the ordinary.