1. Get Experience
First things first, get some experience as a second shooter with a veteran wedding photographer. Watch him/her closely, not just on how they cover the wedding but how they interact with the couple and the guests and how they handle all situations.
Leading up to the wedding you should have a nice talk face to face with the bride and groom. If you can’t meet in person have a video chat on Skype. Seeing someone’s face is a good icebreaker and it makes things personal in an ever eroding impersonal world. Use this time to cover the details of the wedding day and to get to know each other.
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