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. 

Wondering what you can send to a friend (or client) in the mail? I’ve been a raving fan of Greetabl, the gifting service for a couple of years now. And I couldn’t keep it to myself any longer. As a wedding photographer, I use Greetabl for client gifting, and I love it!  If you’re looking […]

Greetabl Review & how to use for client gifting (20% off code)

greetabl review by a small business owner - using greetabl for your business client gifting

June 27, 2020

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the business of being a wedding photographer - what wedding photographers do

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What does a wedding photographers do? Are you thinking of becoming a wedding photographer and want to learn what a typical day-in-the-life of a wedding photographer looks like? Are you curious as to what’s involved behind the scenes on the business side of things, aside from the wedding day itself. Sure there’s editing and brushing […]

What does a wedding photographer do in a day?

May 18, 2020

I first went out at the very start of April to try to photograph scenes of the Mission District in San Francisco during lockdown. At first, it was too depressing a prospect. I kept putting it off. It was as if somehow photographing it would mean admitting it’s really happening. My first reaction was disbelief, […]

Mission District street signs during lockdown

Mission District street photos San Francisco | Zoe Larkin Photography zoelarkin.com

May 8, 2020

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bay area family photography

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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!

March 12, 2020

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

tips for photographing gay LGBTQ wedding couples by Zoe Larkin Photography

February 25, 2020

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how should wedding vendors share wedding photos

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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

January 14, 2020

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?

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

November 17, 2019

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view of the grand canyon with tiny person

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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

November 6, 2019

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

entrepreneur goal setting with blossom flowers

October 29, 2019

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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

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

images from my experiences second shooting weddings

April 17, 2019

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