About

Freelance event photographers can expect to earn anywhere from $100 to $5,000 per shoot. The market demand for event photographers keeps growing, and people are eager to stage professional shoots for weddings, engagement parties, bridal/baby showers, birthday parties, and holiday celebrations. Wedding photography, in particular, can be very lucrative, but event photographers need to stand out and market themselves to attract their first clients.

When it comes to photographing an event, all you need is a camera, a lens, and a willingness to try - we’ll teach you the rest. This course covers how to obtain your first client, how to prepare for an event, what to expect the day of, and the post-event tasks you’ll undertake.

This course gives you the opportunity to try out event photography and see if it’s right for you. Upon completion, you’ll have all the tools you need to become a successful event photographer and create lasting memories for your clients, so get snapping!

What you will learn:

  • How to obtain your first client
  • How to prepare for an event
  • What to expect the day of
  • All about the post-event tasks you’ll undertake
  • Event photography tips, tricks, techniques, and strategies you need to know to transition into a successful freelance career.
  • The ins and outs of event photography and how to stand out from the crowd
  • Equipment basics in plain English – no complicated tech-talk here

Requirements

Eventtrix courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Lessons

Module 1: Prepping For The Event - Pt. 1

  • Marketing Your Services
  • Initial Client Meetings & Product Presentations
  • Determining Your Client’s Needs
  • Negotiating a Contract

Module 2: Prepping For The Event - Pt. 2

  • Making Sure You Have the Right Gear
  • Cleaning, Troubleshooting & Organizing Gear
  • Knowing Your Audience
  • Scouting Your Location
  • Preparing for Anything

Module 3: The Event Pt. 1

  • Professional Conduct
  • What to Expect
  • Dealing with the Unexpected
  • Gear, Light and Lenses

Module 4: The Event Pt. 2

  • Tricks for Ensuring Flawless Interactions with Guests
  • Getting The Best Out of Every Shot
  • Telling the Event’s Story
  • Tips for Excelling at your Job

Module 5: After The Event

  • Uploading Your Photos
  • Editing Your Images
  • Delivery Methods
  • Offering related products
  • Adding to Your Portfolio

    Career

    Who is this course for?

    Have you always loved photography? Are you always the one behind the lens at events, snapping photos of your loved ones? No matter your level of experience or skill, we can take that love of photography and teach you how to turn that into a satisfying and exciting career!

    Career path

    After this course, you could:

    • Start your event photography business
    • Explore a career in photography to see if it's the right fit for you
    • Take your photography business to the next level
    • Improve your photography skills

    Certification

    Certification details

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from Eventtrix.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally. All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org).

    When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

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    About

    Freelance event photographers can expect to earn anywhere from $100 to $5,000 per shoot. The market demand for event photographers keeps growing, and people are eager to stage professional shoots for weddings, engagement parties, bridal/baby showers, birthday parties, and holiday celebrations. Wedding photography, in particular, can be very lucrative, but event photographers need to stand out and market themselves to attract their first clients.

    When it comes to photographing an event, all you need is a camera, a lens, and a willingness to try - we’ll teach you the rest. This course covers how to obtain your first client, how to prepare for an event, what to expect the day of, and the post-event tasks you’ll undertake.

    This course gives you the opportunity to try out event photography and see if it’s right for you. Upon completion, you’ll have all the tools you need to become a successful event photographer and create lasting memories for your clients, so get snapping!

    What you will learn:

    • How to obtain your first client
    • How to prepare for an event
    • What to expect the day of
    • All about the post-event tasks you’ll undertake
    • Event photography tips, tricks, techniques, and strategies you need to know to transition into a successful freelance career.
    • The ins and outs of event photography and how to stand out from the crowd
    • Equipment basics in plain English – no complicated tech-talk here

    Requirements

    Eventtrix courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Module 1: Prepping For The Event - Pt. 1

    • Marketing Your Services
    • Initial Client Meetings & Product Presentations
    • Determining Your Client’s Needs
    • Negotiating a Contract

    Module 2: Prepping For The Event - Pt. 2

    • Making Sure You Have the Right Gear
    • Cleaning, Troubleshooting & Organizing Gear
    • Knowing Your Audience
    • Scouting Your Location
    • Preparing for Anything

    Module 3: The Event Pt. 1

    • Professional Conduct
    • What to Expect
    • Dealing with the Unexpected
    • Gear, Light and Lenses

    Module 4: The Event Pt. 2

    • Tricks for Ensuring Flawless Interactions with Guests
    • Getting The Best Out of Every Shot
    • Telling the Event’s Story
    • Tips for Excelling at your Job

    Module 5: After The Event

    • Uploading Your Photos
    • Editing Your Images
    • Delivery Methods
    • Offering related products
    • Adding to Your Portfolio

      Career

      Who is this course for?

      Have you always loved photography? Are you always the one behind the lens at events, snapping photos of your loved ones? No matter your level of experience or skill, we can take that love of photography and teach you how to turn that into a satisfying and exciting career!

      Career path

      After this course, you could:

      • Start your event photography business
      • Explore a career in photography to see if it's the right fit for you
      • Take your photography business to the next level
      • Improve your photography skills

      Certification

      Certification details

      You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from Eventtrix.

      Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally. All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org).

      When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.