Sunday February 27, 2022

It can be daunting to launch a wedding photo business—especially in these unsettled times—and there is much to consider, including naming your business and marketing your brand, finding your signature voice to help you stand out from the pack, upselling products, finding your post-production groove, pricing packages and much more.

Sponsored by: The Wedding School

All Wedding Summit Attendees will receive one free month of membership to The Wedding School, the benchmark industry training program for wedding photographers. Build your business and harness your creativity with hundreds of hours of honest, accessible, real-world training, downloadable guides and textbooks, and new courses added monthly.


9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Legal Essentials for Photographers

Aaron M. Arce Stark

Aaron M. Arce Stark, an attorney who has advised hundreds of creative professionals, highlights legal essentials for professional photographers including the importance of registering photos, incorporating a photo business, and strategies for strengthening a business.

10:45 AM – 12: 15 PM
Creative Marketing Strategies: Stand Out in Your Community

Daniela Villarreal

You’ve learned your way around a camera; now, it’s time to get your work out there and immerse yourself in the wedding photography industry. 30 Rising Star of 2019 Daniela Villarreal, a wedding photographer based in Mexico (who recently organized her own workshop led by other 30 Rising Stars), will discuss how to stand out in your community creatively and tactfully, and connect with people who will help you grow as a photographer. Prepare to walk away with marketing strategies that work and keen insights in connecting with your creative community.

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Bold Black & White: From Shoot to Post-Production

Jennifer Boris

Jennifer Boris will walk you through the steps to taking black-and-white photos with impact, from picking the right light to transforming your images once you’re in editing mode. She’ll share with you her thought process on a wedding day and give you a peek inside her post-production tools to reveal what goes into achieving her signature black-and-white images.


2:45 PM – 3:15 PM
Natural Posing – Motion, Comfort, and Natural Feels

John Branch IV

Class description coming soon.

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Mentoring Sessions

The Wedding Workshop will close out the day with group mentoring sessions lead by WPPI Speakers and 30 Rising Star Alumni.


THE WEDDING SUMMIT will be held at The Mirage in Las Vegas on Sunday February 27, 2022.

Pre-registration is required.  Registered attendees for The Wedding Summit can pick up their badge on Sunday February 27.


Add this Summit to any WPPI Registration by selecting Wedding Summit on the Class Sessions Page.

Pricing: $149 (through Feb 25), $199 (on site)

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