John Lee: Running a Wedding Photography Business


All images by John Lee. Used with permission.

“As most full time photography studio owners without a large staff will tell you, shooting is only probably 25% of what you do.” says photographer John Lee about his business. John has been a veteran for many years. He’s a portrait and wedding photographer based in Iowa that’s weathered lots of the changes that have come in the industry over the years.


John grew up in a time when parents told their kids to never try to make their love of art into a living–because it wouldn’t be fun anymore. But he didn’t listen, and he’s still in love with photography.

What’s unique about John’s work is that he finds a way to blend the prim and proper traditional style with the modern aesthetics of the use of wide angles and a more normal perspective to tell a story. And that surely reflects in his work.

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