The Four Key Skills of the Successful Photographer

This exercise is based on the previous video with the following slide:

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The Exercise

Create a sheet detailing the internal and/or external skills you need to focus on according to this slide. Being a technically proficient photographer is only one component to your overall success.

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Communication!

  • 1.1 Wedding Workshop Part One Trailer
  • 1.2 Chapter 1 Intro
  • 1.3 The Mission. Consistently Incredible Imagery
  • 1.4 The Four Key Skills of the Successful Photographer
  • 1.5 Chapter 1: Exercise
  • 1.6 Three Tips For Preventing Any Client Frustrations
  • 1.7 How Frequently Should You Be Communicating With Your Clients?
  • 1.8 Every Client is Your Only Client
  • 1.9 Chapter 1: Quiz
  • The Initial Meeting

  • 2.1 Chapter 2 Intro
  • 2.2 Know Your Audience
  • 2.3 8 Keys To Building Trust With Your Clients
  • 2.4 The First 15 Minutes | Part 1
  • 2.5 The First 15 Minutes | Part 2
  • 2.6 Five Reasons You Need an Engagement Shoot
  • 2.7 Discussing The Engagement Shoot | Part 1
  • 2.8 Discussing The Engagement Shoot | Part 2
  • 2.9 Five Reasons You Should Have Clients Create a Mood Board
  • 2.10 Chapter 2: Exercise #1
  • 2.11 Discussing the Mood Board | Part 1
  • 2.12 Discussing the Mood Board | Part 2
  • 2.13 10 Timeline Points to Discuss During the Initial Meeting
  • 2.14 Wedding Photography Timeline | 3 Tips On Managing Time Constraints
  • 2.15 Discussing the Timeline | Part 1
  • 2.16 Discussing the Timeline | Part 2
  • 2.17 Chapter 2: Exercise #2
  • 2.18 Two Reasons to Create a VIP List
  • 2.19 Discussing The VIP List | Part 1
  • 2.20 Discussing The VIP List | Part 2
  • 2.21 Four Reasons We Love Formals Lists
  • 2.22 Discussing the Formals List | Part 1
  • 2.23 Discussing the Formals List | Part 2
  • 2.24 Discussing Photo Versus Cinema Coverage | Part 1
  • 2.25 Discussing Photo Versus Cinema Coverage | Part 2
  • 2.26 10 Tips & Reasons to Hire a Wedding Planner
  • 2.27 Four Reasons We Love to Promote Using Planners
  • 2.28 Chapter 2: Exercise #3
  • 2.29 Discussing Wedding Planners | Part 1
  • 2.30 Discussing Wedding Planners | Part 2
  • 2.31 Chapter 2: Quiz
  • Prepping for the Engagement Talk Through

  • 3.1 Chapter 3 Intro
  • 3.2 Post Booking Email & Requests
  • 3.3 The Ideal Timeline Planning Guide | Part 1
  • 3.4 The Ideal Timeline Planning Guide | Part 2
  • 3.5 Preparing For The Talk Through
  • 3.6 The Engagement Talk Through | Part 1
  • 3.7 The Engagement Talk Through | Part 2
  • 3.8 Post Talk Through Confirmation
  • 3.9 Chapter 3: Quiz
  • Engagement Shoot Prep & Communication

  • 4.1 Chapter 4 Intro
  • 4.2 Preparing for the Shoot
  • 4.3 Same Day Location Scouting
  • 4.4 The First 15 Minutes | Part 2
  • 4.5 The Foundation Posing Framework Primer | Part 1
  • 4.6 The Foundation Posing Framework Primer | Part 2
  • 4.7 How to Address and Resolve Shoot Concerns | Part 1
  • 4.8 How to Address and Resolve Shoot Concerns | Part 2
  • 4.9 10 Ways During the Shoot to Build Trust, Confidence, and the...
  • 4.10 Four Reasons Why Teasers Are So Awesome
  • 4.11 Delivering the Final Engagement Photos
  • 4.12 Chapter 4: Quiz
  • Prepping for the Wedding Day Talk Through

  • 5.1 Chapter 5 Intro
  • 5.2 Pre-Wedding Talk Through Email
  • 5.3 Preparing For the Talk Through
  • 5.4 The First 3-5 Minutes | Part 3
  • 5.5 The First 3-5 Minutes | Part 3.5
  • 5.6 Tuning into Their Vision | Part 1
  • 5.7 Tuning into Their Vision | Part 2
  • 5.8 Timeline Walk Through | Part 1
  • 5.9 Timeline Walk Through | Part 2
  • 5.10 Discuss the Family Portraits | Part 1
  • 5.11 Discuss the Family Portraits | Part 2
  • 5.12 Condensed Itinerary and Information
  • 5.13 Chapter 5: Quiz
  • Wedding Day Preparation & Communication

  • 6.1 Chapter 6 Intro
  • 6.2 Preparing for the Wedding
  • 6.3 Our Wedding Day Arrival Policy
  • 6.4 Team Planning Walk Through | Part 1
  • 6.5 Team Planning Walk Through | Part 2
  • 6.6 10 Ways to Amaze and Impress Throughout The Wedding
  • 6.7 How to Address and Resolve Wedding Day Concerns and Case Study |...
  • 6.8 How to Address and Resolve Wedding Day Concerns and Case Study |...
  • 6.9 Five Reasons to Create a Same-Day Slideshow
  • 6.10 Delivering the Final Wedding Photos
  • 6.11 Tips On Client Satisfaction, Reviews, & Testimonials
  • 6.12 Chapter 6: Quiz