by jessica, 06.16.11

styling your engagement photos

So you’ve spent all this money on your wedding photography – because you obviously want amazing pictures of your special day – and now you also have this “engagement session” included in the cost.  What are you going to do with engagement photos?  Well… they should be photos that represent your relationship that you can look back on with a smile!  And with a little effort, you can get some great pictures before you walk down the aisle.  Read my styling tips on what to wear, where to shoot, and what to bring here!  And if you feel like you need a little help, I offer styling services for engagement shoots.  I love consulting with couples on how to bring it all together and make their engagement pics unique and personal!

An engagement shoot gives you the opportunity to bond with the photographer and see how they work. It also gives you and your partner extra time to get comfortable in front of the camera. Think of it as practice for your wedding day. While you aren’t wearing your wedding gear, it’s essentially still you, your partner and the photographer trying to capture your relationship on film.  Read more here…

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  • [...] In the photo world, engagement sessions are often referred to as an “e-session” or a “love shoot.”  Some couples opt to pass on doing engagement photos, but they are a great opportunity to get-to-know your photographers while getting some great shots of you and your better half!  You can read my tips on how to style your engagement photos here. [...]

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