Looking Forward to Wedding Season
Looking Forward and Getting Ready
For Wedding Season 2021!
Wedding season may look a little different this year, but there’s no doubt that couples are opting not to delay their engagements any longer. More people are choosing to downsize their guestlist for a safer, more intimate wedding experience, and many couples are choosing to elope altogether for a unique destination wedding. In any case, we all know that photographers are among the first vendors to be booked, and documenting this milestone has never been more meaningful. We’re looking up as we hope your schedule is booking up, and we’re here for you as you prepare for wedding season 2021… Read on to learn how.
Resources to Help You Sell
We support you as your partner in photography by offering the best quality photo products your clients will love, studio samples to drive sales, and customer service you can rely on.
Studio Samples and Swatches
We offer studio sample discounts on most of our products, in order to help show your clients what premium quality looks like firsthand. Studio Sample Albums are 50% Off, which is our lowest available pricing that you won't want to miss. Whether you are photographing your own product shots or demonstrating product and display options to your clients, studio samples and swatch books will help you make the sale. Purchase our Fine Art and Dream Print Swatch Books online, and request Swatch Books for Photographic Papers, Press Printed Papers and Album Cover Materials by contacting our Customer Service Team.
Generic Online Catalog
To help you sell with confidence to your clients, we have our entire product catalog displayed in a Generic Website. This is an un-branded website, designed to give Pro Photographers an easy way to market Bay Photo's products and services to their clients. Our Generic Online Catalog does not show prices or Bay Photo branding, so you can link to it directly from your website, or email a link to your customers. You can choose to offer all products, pre-defined groups of products such as Holiday items, or choose only the products you want to offer by linking to individual product pages.
Design and Ordering Solutions
Our powerful Online Ordering solution allows you to easily design and order Albums (and other stunning photo products) with a fast, fun and creative experience. Now with new Wall Previews, it’s easier for you to show the final size of your clients’ print in a realistic interior space. Simply turn off the pricing, and demonstrate! If you’re a power user who needs quick access to our entire line of products and templates, Bay ROES is for you, and also includes the capability of turning pricing off.
Product Design Templates
Certain products allow for more customized design work. We provide a wide selection of downloadable product template PSDs, which will show you where covers will wrap, prints will be trimmed, and allow you to design with full creative control. Take the guesswork out of designing your own product and start with the correct size, resolution, and trim/safe lines for the corresponding "Your Design" product.
We’ve partnered with a dynamic list of web hosting companies in order to offer users the highest quality professional photo products. The integrated e-commerce, proofing, ordering, and studio arrangement solutions give Photographers the control, flexibility, and ease of use needed for successful sales. Browse our Integrated Partners and explore the best fulfillment option for you.
An Innovative Product Selection
Whether you are determining which Albums and Wall Displays you will include in your wedding packages, finalizing how you will present them with add-ons, photo gifts or presentation packaging, or deciding to deliver your orders directly to clients via drop ship methods… we have the extensive product and service lineup for you to explore. Browse our full selection of products.
Reliable Customer Service
From product information to guidance with ordering and everything in between, our friendly and knowledgeable Support Team will provide expert service. And don’t forget, we may already have you covered with our FAQs page!
Join Our Community
Stay connected by following and sharing with us on social media! We love to see and feature your products in action, as well as sharing insightful knowledge from fellow professionals.
Strong Perspective from Collin Pierson
"Because many couples signed in 2019 and early 2020 have postponed wedding dates to 2021 and 2022, my revenue (and all wedding photography revenue) has seen a huge decrease. This means social media, staying relevant with shoots, and taking the time to really hone our skills not only as photographers, but as business leaders is so important.
Don’t give up. Be respectful, and be a champion for our industry. Working with your clients to find new plans, render services, and find unique ways to present opportunities will go so much further in the long run than the inclination to charge fees, making a stink about clients moving dates, and letting anxiety take over. Kindness and positivity will benefit business - both in the referrals you get down the road, and with the creative partners you are working with!
I send out email blasts to all my previous clients who are on my gallery system, Pic-Time, which allows me to keep a revenue stream going with print and product orders from Bay Photo and my other vendors.
There is a big difference between working in your business and working on your business. The ease of workflow and product opportunities that Bay Photo has provided to my clients has really helped me work on the latter! I love that I can hop on the phone, call their support team, and get the answers I need in an easy & effective manner. The fact that Bay Photo has continued to innovate, even while being a long-standing company in this industry, speaks to the dedication of their team." - Collin Pierson
Collin is an international-award winning wedding bridal fashion & editorial photographer and educator based in Chicago, Illinois. In the past year, he's worked alongside two wedding professionals in creating the Illinois Events Coalition, part of the Live Events Coalition, which advocates for event professionals in Illinois and across the USA. Although he acknowledges 2021 will be challenging, he's implementing his unique perspective to motivate fellow members of the wedding photography community and help lift the industry back up. Visit his website.