It comes up a lot. Usually when I’m standing in the buffet line for dinner, or when there’s a slow time during the day when I’m not taking pictures.
“So you’re the photographer?”
“Yessir, I am, and I absolutely love it.”
“Well I don’t doubt it. You’re doing a great job out there. It must be great to work only one day a week!”
Original Source found here at ISPWP
To knock down some of the common misconceptions of what a wedding photographer does during the rest of the week, one of the guys asked 50 wedding photographers what their weekly activities included.
Here’s some graphs for illustration…
And let’s not forget that many wedding photographers don’t do photography full time, because it’s a hard job to support yourself with. Most have a day job that supports themselves and families, which are generally much more stable. So they’re doing even more work than usual.