Leanne Knuist Photography

Leanne Knuist Photography

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What You Need To Know Hiring Your Second Photographer:

Hiring Your 2nd shooters: Yay, you booked a wedding and need some help. Fantastic! Now you want to get some quotes from other photographers to help you shoot and you don’t know how and why to choose the one that is right for you. Here are a few tips. Cost Sure going with the cheapest […]

Dealing with a difficult client

You are not going to please everyone all the time, you are not chocolate. You will have 10 clients with no issues…  then you will have that one that flips your whole day upside down. Your client just messaged and they are not happy with their photos. It feels like the earth is going to […]

I fell out of love with my Camera… How I got the spark back

I fell out of love with my Camera… How I got the spark back Back in 2015, I went through a rough patch in my personal life. It got so bad that I would have a panic attack during shoots, before or after. I went into a depression, I could not focus and very little […]

How to be a great second shooter

How to be a great second shooter This is an excellent way of breaking into wedding photography. You get to photograph a wedding without being the lead and you can learn on the job from photographers more knowledgeable than you. If you do a great job, you might earn yourself a mentor. Be prepared Make […]

7 things you should know about Pricing your Photography business

7 things you should know about Pricing your Photography business This debate can go on for ages and in circles, but here are few things you can consider when determining your pricing.   The Competition Being cheap does not guarantee bookings, this might lose you clients.  Why price yourself in a pool of 100’s of […]

Photography – A Woman’s Perspective

Photography – A Woman’s Perspective I am not going to beat around the bush, sometimes it feels like I want to slap someone for assuming I have no clue what I am doing because I am a female. This is not just from men but women as well. We assume women are not technical and […]

11 Habits of Professional photographers

11 Habits of Professional photographers Here are some habits as an aspiring photographer you can easily get into. There is nothing worse than scrambling at a photoshoot or not being prepared.  PPPPP – Proper preparation prevents poor performance Clean your gear before a shoot. Charge batteries a few nights before your shoot. Test your gear. […]

6 Biggest Mistakes as a Newbie Photographer

6 Biggest Mistakes as a Newbie Photographer   Quantity over Quality Delivering 1000 mediocre photos to your client instead of 100 great photos does not make up for a crappy photoshoot. Shoot less and concentrate on your composure and lighting.   Photoshop can fix everything ROFL! If you think this you need to go back […]

6 “When I become a Pro Photographer” Myths

6 “When I become a Pro Photographer” Myths   When you start in photography, you are usually your own worst enemy and don’t take advice when it’s dished out, how do I know this because this is how I started. But mainly I was headstrong and stubborn because the advice was coming from condescending know […]

Hiring Your 2nd shooters:

Hiring Your 2nd shooters: Yay, you booked a wedding and need some help. Fantastic! Now you want to get some quotes from other photographers to help you shoot and you don’t know how and why to choose the one that is right for you. Here are a few tips. Cost Sure going with the cheapest […]