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Episode 554: How to Mix Fashion and Wedding Photography – Rago Alasa

There is so much hard work done behind the glitz and glam of fashion photography — although the gorgeous outcome can be worth it. And just like wedding photography, the “dirty work” is usually the key to the best results!

In episode 554 of the Bokeh Podcast, we have Rago Alasa come on to explain how you can use skills from fashion photography to implement in wedding photography and vice versa! Listen in to learn tips and recommendations about how to pose clients in a more fashion forward approach and also develop a consistent style in your photography!

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Show Notes

Brand position (5:00)

Creating a great customer experience (8:43)

Technique for time management (13:05)

Outsourcing/Delegation (18:15)

Book recommendations (20:47)
Rising Strong by Brené Brown
Atomic Habits by James Clear

Favorite piece of gear (26:38)

Driving Factors of Fashion Photography (33:40)
1. Authenticity 
2. Don’t Be Afraid of Taking a Chance
3. Letting Your Creativity Flow

Driving Factors of Wedding Photography (42:14)
1. Customer Service 
2. Doing Work that Invokes Emotion
3. Having a Consistent Style

Ways to Combine Fashion and Wedding Photography (53:25)
1. Posing
2. Angles
3. Routine and Workflow Consistency
4. Knowing How to Go with the Flow

Tips for Using Fashion Posing in Wedding Photography (57:29)
1. Creating Shapes
2. Facial Expressions

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