Q&A With Lara Hotz, Professional Wedding Photographer

Within just a handful of years Lara Hotz established herself as a firm favourite of wedding magazines, blogs and, let's face it, the whole of social media due to her distinctive images featuring incredible styling, joyous emotions, dramatic confetti and smoke bombs and the occasional celebrity bride. What's less known about Lara is that she's deeply passionate about wedding albums and her first experience of working in the wedding industry was actually in this field. I caught up with the delightful Ms Hotz to find out more...

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Milton Gan
Q&A With The Beautiful Collective, Album Sales Experts

Earlier today I was excited to sit down with wedding album sales experts Darren and Haley from The Beautiful Collective in their gorgeous home studio to have a chat about their achievements and strategies for success. The whole conversation was streamed live on Facebook (thank you to everyone who joined us!) and we covered lots of fantastic tips and advice that you can implement to boost your own album sales!

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Milton Gan
Q&A With Renee Blake, Professional Album Designer

When Renee Blake was asked by her wedding photographer sister Samm to help design her wedding albums, she had little idea that she was embarking on a journey that would see her carve out a unique niche for herself and design albums for some of the world's most popular photographers.

I'm absolutely stoked that Renee will be one of our mentors at The Album Atelier and sharing tips and advice to help photographers improve their album design skills. I caught up with Renee to find out more about her journey and profession and even prised out a few hints at what attendees can expect to learn from her at the workshop.

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Milton Gan
When Less Is Not More - The Importance Of Offering A Range Of Albums

The term "spoilt for choice" couldn't be more relevant in this highly consumer-oriented world we live in. Hyper-connectivity, collaborations and customisation means that we're within clicking distance of someone who can create pretty much anything we think of, and stick our initials on it.

So why do so many wedding photographers only offer one type of album?

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Milton Gan