Zoe Larkin Photography Blog 

A warm welcome to my little corner of the internet! I pour my heart & soul into providing helpful resources and showcasing #wedspiration. 

I left London, wondered rootlessly & pursued a meaningful life. 

My blog is the place I share my journey and those of my amazing couples. 

I am delighted to announce that Zoe Larkin Photography will now offering family photography sessions in the Bay Area for past wedding photography clients! Family lifestyle sessions will give you the chance to have beautiful, relaxed photos as your family grows. You’ll have the benefit of working with someone whose style, presence and energy is […]

Family photography now available for past wedding clients!

bay area family photography

March 12, 2020

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tips for photographing gay LGBTQ wedding couples by Zoe Larkin Photography

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As a straight, cisgender wedding photographer I am extremely grateful and proud that a number of LGBTQ+ couples have trusted me with their weddings, engagements and love stories. Showcasing these couples’ photos has earned me more LGBTQ+ wedding bookings for the upcoming year, which I’m pumped about. Working with LGBTQ+ couples has been an incredible […]

Photographing LGBTQ+ couples as a straight, cis wedding photographer

February 25, 2020

Hey there, fellow wedding vendor! You’re receiving this blog post because I’ve just sent you a gallery of wedding photos from a wedding that YOU worked on and provided awesome work. I am so stoked to be working with you! I want to see you and your biz grow and thrive, that’s why I’m sending […]

Wedding vendors: best practices for photo sharing

how should wedding vendors share wedding photos

January 14, 2020

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me at the vendor mixing party at the knot at san francisco mint

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Is The Knot worth it for photographers? Will it help my wedding photography business to advertise on The Knot? The Knot is the US’ number one wedding site which marriers use to plan their wedding, get inspiration and search for local vendors who pay to appear in the directory. This article reflects on my personal […]

Is The Knot worth it for photographers?

November 17, 2019

I just got back from Showit United, my first ever photography conference in the US and let me just say, it was super interesting. My head is spinning with all the ideas I want to implement. I’ve so many actionable tips that I’ve scribbled down in my super spangly United notebook. (It’s the little things). […]

What I learned at Showit United 2019

view of the grand canyon with tiny person

November 6, 2019

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entrepreneur goal setting with blossom flowers

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Satisfaction comes from living out your values Every week I attend an incredible goal-setting group for entrepreneurs and other professionals. It’s been such a joy for me to set goals for both the long and short term. One of the things I’m focusing on more and more is goals and values as a creative entrepreneur. […]

Goals and values as a creative entrepreneur

October 29, 2019

This is a post about how to not care about the Instagram algorithm. Sure, I wrote this from a place of really, really caring about it so hard. I thought I’d write a ranty post about ugh, how unfair it is. But the more I thought about it, I realized that I had a lot […]

How to not care about the Instagram algorithm and post anyway

July 7, 2019

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images from my experiences second shooting weddings

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I’ve prepared this practical guide for people starting out with wedding photography and looking to start second shooting at weddings. I get a lot of inquiries from people hoping to start second shoot weddings with me, and I know that many other photographers also receive these requests on a regular basis. Note: this article is […]

How to get started as a wedding second shooter

April 17, 2019