Why the NIKON Z 85 f/1.8S Lens is Important

In this video I discuss my thoughts on the new Nikkor 85 1.8s lens and the S lens line up in general. I think its important we really look at these lenses for their strengths especially when it comes to shooting hybrid photo and video at weddings. They are really dynamic despite their light weight […]

How To Make a Living With Photography – Become Uncomfortable

In this video I discuss my thoughts on how to make money as a photographer and really stand out amongst the crowd. IG: PerlaImages/TheMonochromeMemoirs PODCAST: https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=1477133368 PORTFOLIO: http://www.perlaimages.com http://www.facebook.com/perlaimages facebook.com/themonochromememoirs

The BEST Way To Set Up AUTO FOCUS On the NIKON Z6

These tips are golden on setting up autofocus on the Nikon Z6. I have been shooting the Z6 since September of 2019 and these settings are making a huge difference.

How to Start a Photography Business in 2020

Heres a great blueprint for moving from your fulltime job to making the jump to a photographer as a business. Some key takeaways starting from zero to be successful: Need to build a portfolio and a website Setup a Facebook page for your business Build relationships with vendors when shooting weddings Customer Service, Customer Service, […]

NIKON Z6 – How to Set Up Off Camera Flash for Wedding Photography

IG: PerlaImages/TheMonochromeMemoirs PODCAST: https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=1477133368 PORTFOLIO: http://www.perlaimages.com http://www.facebook.com/perlaimages facebook.com/themonochromememoirs I set up a Patreon account for anyone who would like to donate to me growing this channel. I will never turn this into a place to push ref-links or sponsored products, instead I would love for this to be a community supported channel where photography education […]

Outsource Your Photo Editing

Will of Monochrome Memoirs talkes about the advantages of outsourcing the editing of your wedding photos. Even if you are just starting out as a wedding photographer, you need to build in the external editing of your images to your pricing. This will not only free up your own time, but give your photos the […]

Why Your Expensive Camera DOESN’T MATTER

IG: PerlaImages/TheMonochromeMemoirs PODCAST: https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/M… PORTFOLIO: http://www.perlaimages.com http://www.facebook.com/perlaimages facebook.com/themonochromememoirs I set up a Patreon account for anyone who would like to donate to me growing this channel. I will never turn this into a place to push ref-links or sponsored products, instead I would love for this to be a community supported channel where photography education […]

The Best Lenses for Weddings. Why I Only Use Two Focal Lengths. LESS IS MORE

IG: PerlaImages/TheMonochromeMemoirs PODCAST: https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=1477133368 PORTFOLIO: http://www.perlaimages.com http://www.facebook.com/perlaimages facebook.com/themonochromememoirs In this video I discuss my lens set up for 99% of the gigs I shoot. For me, a 35mm and 85mm combo is the perfect amount of focal range for any situation and makes the delivered gallery one complete story. I think a lot of wedding […]

How Many Photos Should You Shoot On A Wedding Day?

IG: PerlaImages/TheMonochromeMemoirs PODCAST: https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=1477133368 PORTFOLIO: http://www.perlaimages.com http://www.facebook.com/perlaimages facebook.com/themonochromememoirs In this video I discuss my thoughts on the amount of photos that should be shot on a wedding day. Bottom Line: experimentation leads to better photos. I set up a Patreon account for anyone who would like to donate to me growing this channel. I will […]

Wedding Reception Lighting – Quick and Easy Flash Technique

In this video, I discuss one of my flash techniques when lighting the dance floor. This is a creative way you guys can get some good light and really make some energetic and dynamic photos. Don’t be afraid to get real close to your subject! Show Energy!