The Wedding Circle of Life
Carrie Wildes, Wedding Photographer
The most important day in many people's lives, the wedding day, is a time to be certain there are no missed opportunities or miscommunication. Carrie Wildes will be teaching techniques with communicating before the consultation, connecting points with your brides and grooms as well as the importance of communication after the consultation. She'll also showcase some of the details from the wedding day that have helped propel her business in the world of wedding photography, and creating what she calls "The Circle of Life" for your business.
Wedding Photographer
Carrie is equally as passionate about photography as she is business and helping other photographers succeed. She graduated from Purdue University with a BS in Industrial Engineering, and in 2008 decided to get off the corporate ladder and build one of her own. Carrie is a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) and a very active member of Professional Photographers of America. With them, she is a mentor, instructor for PPA's Studio Management Services Workshops, and a 2014 Imaging USA platform speaker. She is also a mentor/instructor for After Dark Education. Carrie has been featured in PPA Magazine and published on a number of wedding blogs and magazines like Style Me Pretty,and In Style Weddings. The Carrie Wildes Photography team is based in Tampa, Florida specializing in capturing weddings by telling each couple/s story through fashion and photojournalism.

Take Home Items
Communicating with the client
Planning for the wedding day
Tools and your approach
Using tools to build your referral base
Show highest level of professionalism
Initial email
Send them samples
Questionaire link to help pre-qualify
Consistent flow
Ask about expectations
Explain how you work
Show you are the expert
Email follow-up
Send referring client a thank you
Don't be afraid to say no
Be prepared
Schedule family members
All timing
The Couple
Be Ready For Luck
Creating Your Circle