Learning the ins and outs of professional photography on your own can mean years of struggle to get where you want to go. Here at World's Best we've curated a list of the most sought-after educators in the field of wedding photography education so you can get there, fast. Whether you're looking to launch your wedding photography business, expand it, or take it new heights and fresh territory, we have the experts to help you succeed. Every professional listed here has a least five years of experience as a wedding photography educator, rave reviews, and a proven program that produces results.
Meet Your Educators
Easy Breezy Posing and In-Person Sales
With over 18 years as a professional wedding and portrait photographer, Jessica Hill has built three popular and profitable brands, and taught 100’s of photographers posing techniques and how to sell their products. If you see more potential in your business and you want to make an incredible living doing what you love, there is no one like Jessica to help you realize your vision. Contact her for a free 30-minute consultation and catapult your career.
Jesse & Moira La Plante
Lighting, Post Production, and Problem Solving for Documentary Photographers
Feeling stuck? Looking for ways to think outside the box and start cultivating your own unique voice? Jesse and Moira La Plante help you separate yourself from the multitude of other wedding photographers in the business. Let them show you how to go from grinding out a paycheck to making a great living doing what you love as an artist.
Maddie Mae - Adventure Instead
Creating a Successful, Scalable Adventure Wedding & Elopement Photography Business
Maddie Mae of Adventure Instead is an adventure wedding & elopement photographer with a business marketing degree who has nailed down both the art and business of the niche of adventure weddings. Offering in-depth, data-backed savvy guides and templates that will help you wow your clients, her complete online courses include branding, marketing, pricing, and customer service, photography, plus everything else you need to grab on to your dream of being an adventure wedding photographer.
Mastering Skillsets, Lighting, and Real World Scenarios for a Sustainable Business
With 39 years of experience in nearly every genre of the photo world, Nikon Ambassador Cliff Mautner has educated photographers on 5 continents with his no-nonsense, irreverent approach to creating your own style, and building a sustainable business. His focus is on light, and he’s shared and engrained his cinematic lighting style with over 1000 students from 42 countries who’ve made the trek to his incredible Lighting and Skillset Bootcamp at his studio, just outside of Philadelphia, PA. His ability to communicate and cut through the noise with comprehensive, real-world skills have separated him from other teachers. Those who’ve attended are literally a who’s who of some of the top photographers in the world today.
Dramatic Off Camera Flash, Artistic Portraiture, Client Relations
The premiere wedding and portrait photographer in The Bahamas, Lyndah Wells has traveled the world for over a decade educating photographers and making a name for herself with top brands, photo curators, magazine editors, wedding planners, and adoring clients alike. As a mentor, she specializes in dramatic, on-location lighting and gives step by step instructions on how to deliver tailored customer service that will attract and retain customers in the luxury wedding market.
Jos & Tree
Lighting Techniques - Client Connection - Destination Weddings
Jos and Tree are international destination wedding and event photographers with over 15 years of experience educating other artists in their field. Known for their brilliant lighting solutions, out of the box compositions, and ability to capture cultures and landscapes, they have a friendly, open approach style that allows them to inspire photographers on all levels.
The Art of Photojournalism and Creative Portraiture
Instrumental in bringing photojournalism to the art of wedding photography, Ben and Erin Chrismans are world renown for teaching artists how to capture compelling stories and create artistic portraits under pressure. From pushing past boundaries with lighting and composition to making skillful decisions in the moment, they help you find new ways to express yourself and differentiate your business.
High-Profile Weddings, Mastering Lighting, Shooting for Publication
Brian Callaway (along with his wife Allison) shoots high-profile weddings for clients with crazy budgets. Consistently ranked among the top ten wedding photographers in the world his work has appeared in People, US Weekly, Vogue, Glamour, and more. An upbeat, hilarous guy who is delightful to work with, he’s ready to teach you mad lighting skills and how to shoot portraits and details that will get you published and make top planners want to work with you.
Curation, Copywriting, and Marketing that Sells Itself
Two of the hardest things for artists to do, are to curate their own work and write about what makes it special. With 22 years of experience creating content and curating portfolios for awards, websites, and publications, Blair has worked with a hundreds of leading photographers and helped them reach their goals. She offer hands-on help that improves traffic and sales along with mentoring that goes way beyond coaching to get your work noticed, your weddings booked, and your projects completed.
Pricing, Sales and Photo Curation
With a deep desire to share her passion for photography and help other artists thrive, Jacklyn Greenberg has over 10 years of educating photographers. With over 40 engagements for the industry’s top education sites, workshops, and conferences Jacklyn shares her skills and experience in easy to understand formats and emotionally connects with her students to give them confidence and direction.
Photojournalism - Color - Composition - Personal Coaching
Passionate about nature, photography, and education, Citlalli Rico shares her experience shooting over 700 weddings for clients that rave about her work, A keynote speaker for conferences and workshops worldwide she is on the mentorship team for Foundation Workshops in the USA, Mexico & Europe. Let her help you master your use of color, see the big picture, and create award-winning, documentary photographs that will elevate your brand.