Wedding Photographer Quintana Roo Zasil Studio shoots a wedding at Rosewood Mayakoba, Mexico
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Tell us a little about yourself??I am not your typical Wedding Photographer.
With an eye for beauty and the assiduity to snap the unexpected shot. I want to be part of the happening to establish a real relationship with the subject and share a creative experience in telling your wedding story.
How do you think or would like people to describe you?Crazy, French, Creative, fun to work with.
Tell us a little bit about the wedding day?As Lauren is a Broadway actress she wanted their wedding to be a party no one would ever forget, a 4 day non stop performance. And what a show;
Beginning with the welcome cocktail on which Lauren surprised Lee with a song in which she shared the story of their love with the guests. To the ceremony, with a pop up performance by their friends, fellow broadway stars, while Lauren was walking to the isle, leading to the party where family, friends, all together sang the night away, accompanied by the band that played at Billy Joel's and Sir Paul McCartney's weddings: the talented "Soul Street" featuring Reggie Woods, flown in for the occasion.
All smoothly organized by wedding planner Kimberley Richmond who understood and managed to translate the brides desire for an organic, Green ambience, masterly refelcted in the floral creaction of florist Saku.
How did you get into wedding photography?Working as a portrait photographer it came naturally.
How long have you been a wedding photographer?10 years by now, time flies by!
Can you share how you've made your wedding photography business a success? Any mistakes you made along the way?Do not try to do what others do, but what you like to do. Showing that, the clients you will attract will want you for this.
What do you think a bride or groom should be looking for and not looking for in terms of wedding photography packages?Make sure your Wedding Day is not transformed in a non-stop photo shoot. Itâ€™s understandable to want to have pictures of a max of things, but a LOT of energy, time and budget is invested in the preparation of this unique day and when the time comes the day goes by in a blink. The best way to ensure pictures of everything and have genuine moments is not to be short on the hours of coverage to let the happenings of the day and the pictures take place naturally.
Make sure the package covers the particularities of YOUR event, bearing in mind the hour of sunset, the fact that you want to see your fiancÃ© before the ceremony or not cfr. The bridal session, you want more coverage of the party or mostely during the day, etc.
How do you advertise yourself and what for you has really worked?A website that throughout the years is positioned on first Google pages, an active Facebook and publications on high end wedding websites, such as this one.
Why do you think people hire you?For the personal vision I try to reflect in every single wedding.
How many weddings do you average per year?23
Whose wedding would you love to shoot?The most impossible wedding of Vladimir Putin with David Lachapelle
If you were asked to shoot a destination wedding, where would you hope it would be?Mysterious Eastern Island.
What equipment do you have for a typical wedding day?2 bodies Canon 5D+ 1 Leica;
Lenses 50 F 1.2; 16-35 F 2.8; 35 F1.4; 75 F1.4; 135 F2.0
What is the most challenging thing about a wedding.
Do you have an approach to a wedding?The best chance for good pictures is a good production
Who or what inspires you?The tradition of Photographic Art in general, Martin Parr and each couple in particular.
Best & Worst marketing idea so far?-
If you weren't a photographer, what would you be?Musician.
Share your favourite image of the day and why?This one I have kept in memory.
Do you have any goals for the future photography related or otherwise?I would love to travel more to explore the same ritual in many different cultures.
What do you think is key to being a successful wedding photographer?See Question 6.
Are there any other wedding photographers whose work inspires you, can be a well know photographer or somebody you've stumbled across?-
Proudest moment so far. Photography related or otherwise?The best is yet to come.
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