I really don’t like second-shooting for other photographers (which is why I never do) because I’m a gigantic control freak. GIGANTIC. It’s my art, and the thought of someone else telling me HOW to art or of them editing the photos I’ve taken the way that THEY prefer to edit them irks me all the way to the very core of my person.
But when Cody Sowa posted in a photography group asking for help second-shooting (and possibly taking over as lead photographer) for weddings he’d booked prior to discovering he had cancer and would need to do chemotherapy, I didn’t hesitate to offer my help. And I’m so glad I did. Because not only did I get to help someone who turned out to be a super kind, rad dude who I now consider a friend, I also got to shoot my first bike wedding.
Yeah that’s right. A bike weddingRead More