Tip – Be Bold
November 25, 2013
Recently I had the opportunity to shoot a bride in one of the most beautiful places in Northwest Oregon. It’s a small gorge named Oneonta. In order to reach the final waterfall, one must climb over a very large logjam and wade through chest deep mountain runoff water (i.e., cold).
I teamed up with a good friend, who is a local photographer, and Monica and Kelly who work in the Fundy Software office. For myself, who isn’t shooting weddings anymore, this was just a fun shoot. All for me and no other reason. But for an active wedding photographer, this would be a fantastic marketing piece.
I, personally, have never seen a bridal shoot at this particular location. Probably because not one is crazy enough to carry camera, bride, moonlights, batteries, etc., over a huge logjam.
Behind the scenes, with lights.
Behind the scenes in the water.
The Value of Being Bold
In a crowded market, setting yourself apart by what your willing to do to get the image is the easiest marketing you’ll ever do.
So if you have an idea that’s a bit crazy, do it. Do the crazy thing, be bold, get out in the middle of nowhere and shoot until your shutter finger hurts.