As wedding photographers, we have lofty dreams and wishes of photographing destination weddings one day (if you have not done so already). When we hear the term “destination weddings,” we imagine photographing a bride and groom against a backdrop of a tropical island in the Caribbean or a medieval castle tucked away in the Italian Alps. We get excited by the idea of having clients cover travel expenses so that we can fly to the other side of the world to do what we love – make beautiful photographs. While the above benefits are definitely true, there are many other things to consider when it comes to having a successful destination wedding photography career.
I have taught workshops and seminars on this topic and I wish I could take the next several hours just to talk about it here. However, for the purpose of this post, I will focus