Course curriculum

  • 1
    Welcome to Wedding Photographer Bootcamp!
    • Welcome to Wedding Photographer Bootcamp!
  • 2
    Day 1 – Business, Marketing, Branding, Sales, Mindset and More
    • Welcome to Day 1!
    • INTRO (Start Here)
    • Lesson 1: Setting the Proper Mindset for Success – Building a Business Plan
    • Lesson 2: Traditional and Untraditional Methods of Finding Brides
    • Lesson 3: How Much are You Worth and How to Attract the Client You Want
    • Lesson 4: Creating a Perfect Client Avatar and Understanding Madison Avenue Marketing Methods
    • Lesson 5: How to Build the Right Portfolio that will Attract the Clients You Want
    • Lesson 6: Branding Consistency Between Yourself and Your Clients – Also we cover our pricing packaging too
    • Lesson 7: High Impact Marketing Methods that Drive Business Instantly
    • Lesson 8: Even More Outside of the Box Marketing Methods to Drive Business to you NOW
    • Lesson 9: Overlooked Aspects of Marketing and Invisible Opportunities All Around Us
    • Lesson 10: Looking at Bridal Shows Totally Differently for BIGGER Opportunities
    • Lesson 11: Leveraging Target Non-Profit Opportunities / Social Media Etiquette
    • Lesson 12: Social Media Marketing – Outside of the Box
    • Lesson 13: FB Advertising Example and Do’s and Don’t’s with Online Marketing
  • 3
    Client Presentations
    • Lesson 14: Presentations: How to present yourself to clients to make a professional impression
    • Lesson 15: Handling Objections Part 1
    • Lesson 16: Handling Objections Part 2
    • Lesson 17: Understanding the Values and Lifestyles of Your Clients
    • Lesson 18: A Walk through of Our Client Presentation Room Part 1
    • Lesson 19: A Walk Through of Our Client Presentation Room Part 2
    • Lesson 20: A Walk Through of Our Presentation Room Part 3
    • Lesson 21: A Walk Through of Our Presentation Room Part 4
    • Lesson 22: A Walk Through of Our Presentation Room Part 5
  • 4
    Day 2 – Photography Side of Weddings
    • Welcome to Day 2!
  • 5
    Wedding Day Preparation
    • Lesson 1: How to Hire 2nd Shooters
    • Lesson 2: What’s In My Bag: Preparing for Wedding Day-Part 1
    • Lesson 3: What’s In My Bag: Preparing for Wedding Day- Part 2
    • Lesson 4: What’s In My Bag: Preparing for Wedding Day-Part 3
    • Lesson 5: What’s In My Bag: Preparing for Wedding Day-Part 4
    • Lesson 6: Beyond the Bag & Wedding Day Emergency Kit
    • Wedding Day Emergency Kit Items
  • 6
    Wedding Day
    • Lesson 7: Assessing Your Location on Wedding Day
    • Lesson 8: Getting Ready & Wedding Details Photos-Part 1
    • Lesson 9: Getting Ready & Wedding Details Photos-Part 2
    • Lesson 10: Working with Mixed Light Situations
    • Lesson 11: Preparing for the Ceremony
    • Lesson 12: Ceremony: Understanding Challenges with Lighting and Ceremony Location Restrictions
    • Lesson 13: Setting up for the Ceremony
    • Lesson 14: First Look & Creating a Unique Experience for Each Client
    • Lesson 15: Creatives with the Bride
    • Lesson 16: Setting up for the Reception-Part 1
    • Lesson 17: Setting up for the Reception-Part 2
    • Lesson 18: Finding Interesting Elements & Using Gels
    • Lesson 19: Ice Lights, GL1 Gun Light, and Unique Lighting
  • 7
    Engagement Session
    • Lesson 20: Engagement Session Part 1
    • Lesson 21: Engagement Session Part 2
    • Lesson 22: Engagement Session Part 3
    • Lesson 23: Engagement Session Part 4
  • 8
    Day 3 – Software/Client Databasing, Followup Systems, Post Processing and More
    • Welcome to Day 3!
  • 9
    Wedding Workflow
    • Lesson 1: Client Workflow & 17hats Part 1
    • Lesson 2: Client Workflow & 17hats Part 2
    • Lesson 3: Client Workflow & 17hats Part 3
    • Lesson 4: Client Workflow & Prep Sheets
    • Lesson 5: Schedule & Delegating Your Time
    • Lesson 6: Client Gifts
  • 10
    Post Processing
    • Lesson 7: Improving Your Presentation & Same Day Slideshows
    • Lesson 8: Culling Part 1
    • Lesson 9: Culling Part 2
    • Lesson 10: Culling Part 3
    • Lesson 11: Wedding Albums Part 1
    • Lesson 12: Wedding Albums Part 2
    • Lesson 13: Client Proofing Systems
    • Lesson 14: Embracing Technology
    • Lesson 15: In Person Sales
    • Lesson 16: Referrals & Final Thoughts
  • 11
    Bonuses – Bonus Downloads: Checklists, Emails, Worksheets, Pricing Sheets
    • Bonuses – Bonus Downloads: Checklists, Emails, Worksheets, Pricing Sheets
    • Bonus: Associate Photographers Price Sheet: Downloads
    • Bonus: Client Communications Email Templates
    • Bonus: Client Workflow Sheet / Checklist / System
    • BONUS: Content Entry Slips for Bridalshow booths
    • Bonus: Our Add-on’s Sheet: Downloads
    • Bonus: Our Client Prep Sheets
    • Bonus: Our Paul Pruitt Photography Price Sheets: Downloads
    • Bonus: Simple Client Questionnaire for First Consult
Debbie Bombin

I've focused much more on my relationships with the folks at the venue and it's paying off.

Debbie Bombin

Wanted to share a small win that has everything to do with this group and what I've focused on this year after Paul Pruitt's wedding bootcamp. I'm on a few preferred vendor lists with local wedding venues. I've focused much more on my relationships with the folks at the venue and it's paying off. The sales manager at a local orchard talks about me all the time to new clients and shows off the album I provided more than I ever expected. I met with a potential client last week and received this email just a little bit ago. Outside of the cost of the sample album and the goodies I take them each time I go into see them $0 advertising costs!
Babar Roman

It was aha aha moment over and over.

Babar Roman

I've known Paul & Melissa for a couple of years for the online teaching. Recently visited for two days of classes. The knowledge they have, as well as inside secrets of the business. It was aha aha moment over and over. Simple things which I wished I had known earlier, whether it's wedding or corporate, he knows stuff inside out. Would highly recommend anyone looking to take business to the next level.