Episode 410: Capturing the In-Between – Jide Alakija

Have you exhausted the traditional, posed wedding day portraits over and over again? Consider shooting for the in-between moments to pull something special out of your clients’ special day.

In episode 410 of the Bokeh Podcast, Jide Alakija joins us to discuss why capturing the in-between moments at weddings is important to him. Listen in as he shares how you should approach this photography style, while also balancing your time to still capture the traditional photographs.

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Brand Position: Capturing stories and memories that will last a lifetime. (3:11)

Customer Experience: Listen to what’s important to your clients. (7:07)

Technique for Time: Set aside time for rest. Make sure you have a start, end, and exit planned. (10:26)

Outsourcing/Delegation: Understand that your clients aren’t looking for everything that you’re looking for. (14:51)

Book Recommendations: Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven Covey (21:17)

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Looking for the In-Between Moments (27:50)

Balancing Standard Images and In-Between Moments (32:55)

Creating a Plan (36:33)

How to Capture In-Between Moments (38:11)
1. Plan Your Shots
2. Listen to Your Clients
3. Have Empathy
4. Have Heightened Curiosity

Links
instagram.com/alakijastudios
instagram.com/alakija
Alakija.com
Jidealakija.com
Nikon Ambassador
Jide’s Art Company – tafeta.com
Aruba Engagement Session