Top 20: #18 2nd shooting to grow your business, Mekina Saylor
Many photographers start out second shooting and some only second shoot weddings. Mekina's episode is a popular one because she's giving all the best tips for how to second shoot successfully!
Today we are chatting with Mekina Saylor from Mekina Saylor Photography all about how 2nd shooting can help grow your business!
Mekina started off by 2nd shooting exclusively and has learned a wealth of tips and tricks to ensure you keep getting booked as a 2nd photographer as well as getting booked as primary photographer as well!
On finding photographers to 2nd shoot for:
- Search for FB groups in your local area that are for this specific purpose
- Reach out by email to photographers you admire to see if they have any 2nd shooter opportunities
More about Mekina
I first realized my joy for documenting this important day when I photographed my first wedding six years ago. The loving embraces, the smile on your groom's face when he first sees you and the laughter filling the room as much as it does our hearts, I love it all! Most importantly, capturing fun couples in love puts a smile on my face and allows me to do what I am most passionate about.
When I am not capturing a gorgeous love story, I enjoy some binge watching, traveling with my boo and getting some major snuggle time in with my nieces and nephews . I recently made the move from Manhattan to Morristown, NJ, where I love having a car, exploring my new neighborhood and working on my dance moves in a bit more space.
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