Author / Aida Glowik

I'm Aida, a photographer & podcaster. I specialise in European intimate weddings and elopements. I provide overwhelmed wedding photographers with the inspiration, tools and resources needed to build a thriving brand and business. Click here to read more.
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  • Getting Organised as a Wedding Photographer

    Reduce Stress & Overwhelm as a Wedding Photographer // An aspect of running a business that proves to be more challenging for some than for others is being organised. As a recovering chaotic person myself, I can truly relate! I have a tendancy of being rather scattered and in need of structure and systems to…

  • Frustrated With Instagram as a Wedding Photographer?

    Social Media Should Not Stress You Out as a Wedding Photographer // I think that it is safe to say that many people have a love-hate relationship with Instagram. On one hand, it is a great opportunity that can provide exposure and a chance to connect with people around the world. And on the other…

  • Be Mindful of Tokenism in Your Wedding Photography Portfolio

    Representation is Important in Wedding Photography // If you haven’t done so already, read my previous post “Diversifying Your Wedding Photography Portfolio & Beyond” before going ahead with this article. Discerning tokenism in some situations can be tricky. So let’s start by looking at the core meaning. And for this, I am going to use…

  • Diversifying Your Wedding Photography Portfolio

    Become an Inclusive Wedding Photographer // A few days ago, I was honored to be a panelist on a virtual photography gathering called Conference & Chill. The Inclusivity panel was hosted by Sirajna from Tinted Photography and I was joined by Tash Jones, Igor Demba, Joao Guedes, Phan Tien, and Stacey Krolow, who was one…

  • The Importance of Equal Representation of Black People in the Wedding Industry

    Diversity Matters in the Wedding Industry // Our industry has come under intense scrutiny in the past few weeks as being very white-washed. This is evident in the images shared across the board online on social media, vendor websites, mainstream wedding blogs, print magazines and the like. Furthermore, the sheer underrepresentation of Black people as…

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    How To Elevate Your Wedding Photography

    Using Unscripted App for Posing & Prompts // Have you been feeling like you always fall back on the same poses during a photo session? Not sure what prompts to use to get your couples to feel comfortable and show emotions? Do you spend hours upon hours on Pinterest looking for inspiration, only to forget…

  • 5 Lessons I Learned From Having My First Podcast Guest

    For Wedding Photographers I started podcasting in the Summer of 2020 (probably like many others during quarantine). With most of my wedding postponed, it was an opportunity to branch out and try something new. And with all of what was happening in the world and the wedding photography industry, I found it to be a…

  • How to Respond to Wedding Blogs Eagerly Seeking to Feature Black Weddings

    Wedding Photographers & Wedding Blogs Showcasing Diversity // A photographer reached out to me on an Instagram comment after reading my recent post about the lack of diversity on wedding blogs, publications and feature accounts. She wanted to know how to respond when she is approached by a publication to submit a Black wedding to…

  • Lack of Diversity on Wedding Blogs & Feature Accounts

    The Editorial Team of Wedding Blogs Need to Focus on Diversity // The underrepresentation of Black people on many mainstream wedding blogs, publications and feature accounts has been a persistent issue for many years. This article is particularly helpful for the editorial team of wedding blogs, publications and feature accounts. At the same time, I…

  • Educating the Wedding Industry on Diversity & Inclusion

    Wedding Blogs & Wedding Photography Conferences on Represenation of Black People // In order to bring about real, lasting change in the wedding industry in regards to pushing for more diversity and inclusivity, fully acknowledging the issue is the first step in solving it. Not everybody truly understands what all the uproar is about. They…

  • Dear Wedding Industry, Black People Are NOT a Trend

    Diversity & Inclusion is Important in the Wedding Industry // The lack of diversity and representation in the wedding industry as a whole of Black people and other minorities is evident. This topic is NOT new and it did NOT just come to light. It has been addressed on a number of occasions in the…

  • Jenny & Alessio

    Destination Wedding in Italy Photographs and film by Aida GlowikDrone footage by Tim Glowik A Multi-Cultural Wedding in a Fishing Town of Pescara, Italy Pescara, Abuzzo located at the Adriatic Sea has its coast line full of Trabocchi restaurants serving seafood “frutti di mare”, which were once used as fishing installations. These wooden platforms are…

  • Are You Feeling Burn Out as a Wedding Photographer?

    Managing Stress & Overwhelm as a Wedding Photographer // When the wedding season started, you were filled with enthusiasm and excitement. But as the summer progressed, you noticed that you are starting to get overwhelmed juggling all the different hats – photographing the wedding, editing, admin, marketing etc…Somehow, you feel like you were not fully…

  • Kim & Heinz

    Destination Wedding in Switzerland Photographs by Aida GlowikDrone footage by Tim Glowik A Fall Wedding by the River Kim & Heinz chose to have their outfoor wedding by the Rhein river in the Fall. The colours and the light were absolutely stunning! The venue, Gasthaus Schupfen is one of my favorite venues because it is…

  • Ginny & Matt

    Photographs by Aida Glowik A Casual Vow Renewal in the English Countryside Ginny and Matt had already been married for a couple of years when we did this session, but were delighted to share a romantic evening alone, reflecting on their love, with a gorgeous view overlooking the English countryside, not far from Sheffield. Vow…