5 Tips to make second shooter want to work for you

I’ve been on both sides, hiring secondary shooters and hiring secondary shooters. There’s a bit of push-and-pull, but I feel there’s a lot of things both sides can do to make each other’s experience great. I’ve seen a lot of articles on how to be a great second shooter, but speaking from second shooting there’s a lot the primary shooter can do as well. 0. PROVIDE CARDS / PORTFOLIO USE I can’t stress this enough. If the second shooter is working for you and needs to transfer the data over later, it can become a huge hassle transferring or asking the second shooter to transfer themselves later. Have the cards immediately prepped and give it to them so they can get started immediately. One example is drone shots where you fly over the venue early before the reception starts, but the photo/video setup is still going on. Invest in a card holder and multiple microSD/SD/CF cards of high quality for modern cameras and don’t skimp on capacity or transfer rate. I can tell you a few drone shots, video coverage, etc can all stack up to 5+ gigs fast with the how large the files are these days. Regarding the latter, I feel it’s fair to let the second shooter pick a few shots for their portfolio a few months […]

Sean + Lindsey

We had the honor of covering Sean and Lindsey’s chinese wedding banquet at Koi Palace in Daly City, CA. Please enjoy the best of below! Share the love!

Elizabeth + Ryan

We had the honor of working with Elizabeth and Ryan. Coming together from their shared love of nerd interests, we chose to do a traditional engagement shoot at the Oakland Zoo (also their reception site) and a Star-Trek Themed shoot at Ocean Beach in San Francisco! The wedding was at the Oakland Zoo, where we had a fun shoot with the full wedding party inside the zoo before the ceremony. There were some beautiful views in the Snow Building overlooking the beautiful outlook of the East Bay. There were many simple yet beautiful elements to this wedding, so please enjoy the gallery below! Share the love!

Spring 2017 Portrait Sessions

Winter Wish Studio is proud to offer Spring 2017 Portrait sessions! Please contact us to schedule your special day with loved ones in April or May (saturdays preferred)! Sessions start at $200 with 8 hand-crafted digital images with full touch-ups, and any other fun candid moments you wish to keep =) We look forward to servicing your family and loved ones! Please reach us via private message or info@winterwishstudio.com! Share the love!

Jeff + Dorothy Wedding

I had the honor of capturing Jeff + Dorothy. They celebrated the day with their church and closest friends. They are awesome people with their generosity and warmness. Please enjoy their photos. Share the love!

Ryan + Tatiana Engagement & Wedding

I had the honor of capturing a modern Wiccan wedding and engagement. Ryan and Tatiana are two great honest people with great hearts – they are natural and incredibly photogenic with their warmness. Please enjoy their photos. Share the love!

Ministry of Flow | Promotional Fire Video

Ministry of Flow | Promotional Fire Video we worked with the amazing fire performers of Ministry of Flow to produce a promo video for them. please enjoy! Ministry of Flow | Promotional Fire Video from Winter Wish Studio on Vimeo. Share the love!

Fusion wedding video collaboration with Ystudio Photography

please check out our fusion wedding video collaboration with Ystudio Photography on the wedding of Chris and Hitomi! See the photos by Ystudio Photography here: Chris and Hitomi Gallery by Ystudio Photography please check out the video below: we highly recommend Ystudio Photography if you are looking for a wedding photographer! Share the love!

USO Veterans Dance

Richmond Chamber of Commerce Presents “A Tribute to Lena Horne” Rosie the Riveter 1940’s USO dance A special Thanks to the Committee Members, The National Park Service, The Richmond Chamber of Commerce, The City of Richmond, Kaiser Permanente, The YMCA, Republic Services, Sims / Metal Management, DP Security, Auto Warehousing Co, Travis Credit Union, The Walking Ghosts of Black History, The Bay Area News Group, and The 2012 USO Committee. I had an awesome time collaborating with YStudio Photography! Please check them out for all your photo needs at http://ystudiophotography.com/ Richmond Chamber of Commerce Presents “A Tribute to Lena Horne” Rosie the Riveter 1940’s USO dance from Winter Wish Studio on Vimeo. Share the love!