Interview: Kelly Tunney
Photographer Interview: Kelly Tunney
Thank you for watching this interview with Kelly Tunney by the School of Wedding Photography.
Kelly is a wedding photographer based in Canberra, Australia. In 2015, she was the first Female to win the Australia Institute Professional Photography - Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year. In 2017, she was awarded the NZIPP International Photographer of the Year, and in 2017 and 2018 she has been an International Judge for WPPI. She is the first female Nikon Ambassador in Australia.
Being the first female winner of the Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year.
What becoming the first female Nikon Ambassador in Australia might mean
Longevity as a wedding photographer
How being different got Kelly noticed
What 100 hour weeks and a 67 weddings season led to
You have to evolve and change things up in this industry
Shooting non-weddings to keep creativity alive
Pushing through fear and self-doubt
Selling yourself is hard but necessary
The importance of focussing on business and setting things up right in the beginning
Alternative business models
Starting a photography collective with Dan O'Day
The importance of having seamless systems
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.