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Erika Hammer

Erika Hammer

Hi, I'm Erika. I'm a Toronto wedding photographer and I've been at this almost a decade now. I've seen it all; both on wedding days and within the industry. I've seen fads come in and fads go out and I've seen those who have created sustainable businesses and those who I've said goodbye to as colleagues. I'm a firm believer in being true to yourself as a person and as an artist and that being a great business person is just as (if not more) important as being a great artist. My original background was in Radiation Physics before becoming a wedding photographer and in 2014 I went back to school to get my adult education certificate in order to be a better teacher for my peers. All that being said, I'm also a crazy cat lady who can speak entirely in Simpsons quotes.

So the workshop you went to was less than stellar; what now?

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It’s happened to many of us and it’s a pretty darn uncomfortable thing to talk about.  You know that feeling you get in the very pit of your stomach after you drop a couple hundred…

What Should Second Shooters get Paid?

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It’s a pretty common question in forums, facebook groups and anyone where wedding photographers seem to unite: what should second shooters get paid? Before you start yelling out “$30 an hour!” or “$50 an hour!”…

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Which Wedding Photography Workshop is the Best?

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  It’s the off-season right now; the time of year when photographers have the time to endeavor upon education and expand their knowledge base.  But when it comes to finding a wedding photography workshop, which…