Regardless of what genre of photography I've specialized in, to operate as an artist outside of my cultural comfort zone is a challenge. Trust me, I’ve been there. The frustrations are real. The high-stakes, time-crunched game of wedding photography only magnifies the tension.
The widely varied reactions people have toward photography and the expectations they place on photographers are deeply influenced by culture. (In other words, it’s nothing personal.) Now ask yourself this: What human event is more imbued in culture and tradition than a wedding? None. So if you’re interested in enriching your portfolio with the beauty of ethnically diverse weddings, you’ll want to understand and adapt to their special demands.