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Interview: Andy Gaines

Interview: Andy Gaines

Photographer Interview: Andy Gaines


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Thank you for watching this interview with Andy Gaines by the School of Wedding Photography.

Andy is a photographer based in UK. He was awarded Best Wedding Photographer in England 2015 at the national Wedding Industry Awards and 'Rising Star of wedding photography in the World' by Rangefinder magazine. He was won numerous Fearless awards and was Junebug's Best of the Best.

Topics covered:

How did you make the leap from being an Astrophysicist, to photographing weddings?

Why did you get into weddings?

I've heard you say everything changed for you when you realised we are in a service industry and our focus should be on our clients, can you tell us a little about this

How has the industry changed since you started?

Why do you keep shooting weddings?

How did having kids change your business?

How would you define being a successful a wedding photographer?

What 3 things have most contributed to where your brand is now?

How do you create a lasting impression in a saturated industry?

How do you balance the artistic impulse to be creative and try new things, with your brands need for consistency?




Nicholas Purcell publishes the School of Wedding Photography. He is a father and photographer based in Australia. Since 2014 he has published an annual list of the 100 Best Wedding Photographers in the World. His commercial work has appeared in the NY Times and Harpers Bazaar. The School of Wedding Photography is a blog focussed on helping wedding photographers. Learn and hear the stories from various successful photographers around the world.


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