I was recently having a conversation with a fellow photographer/super business guy and we came up with the following idea: Create a business/website entirely different from our own and not affiliated in any way, and cater to low end/poor brides. We would charge much lower than the industry norm BUT we would only bring basic gear, and only shoot the ceremony and formals then burn a CD at the end of the day.
The mindset is that everybody wants good photos of their wedding, but not everybody can pay top end rates. I dont think that this would ruin the industry (anymore than it already is) because the people who would book us wouldn't have a chance with our regular rates anyways. As for the people who normally cater towards the lower price range.... I guess its time to step up your skills. What do you guys and gals think of this? It would make you a few extra easy bucks, and it would still be giving back to the low end bridal community.