Congratulations on your engagement! What an exciting time to start generating ideas for your wedding. But have you considered an engagement photo shoot?
Engagement photoshoots are a perfect opportunity for couples to explore options for possible photographers to use for their wedding day but is the perfect way for couples to start their wedding planning.
We’ve got the ultimate list of tips and tricks you need to know planning the perfect engagement photoshoot.
1. Trial For Your Wedding Photos
Think of it just like a makeup trial, but for photos! Couples get the chance to work closely with a photographer of their choice and see if you like your photographer’s style. This is also a good test to see if you would like to use this photographer for your wedding day photos.
2. Come Up With A Unique Theme
Make your engagement photoshoot memorable with a theme that reflects both you and your partner’s style and characters. This all comes down to the planning of your photoshoot. Consider different locations and times of the day that represent you both.
3. Look For Images You Love
Ladies, save your favourite images on Instagram, start up a Pinterest board, do what you have to do to find out what style of images you love and what style you can see yourself pictured in.
4. Research, Research, Research
Research all the top photographers, read a lot of reviews, look at their previous work and make sure you like their style and aesthetic vision. Browse through photographer’s Instagram accounts and find the photographer that best suits your needs.
5. Build A Connection With Your Photographer
Once you have your ideas sorted and your heart set on a photographer, try and meet up with your photographer before your photoshoot. This is your opportunity to discuss and combine your ideas together and get expert advice to create the perfect engagement photos.
6. Don’t Overthink It
This is one of the most exciting times of your life, so just enjoy it and let the photoshoot flow as naturally as possible. The photographer’s job is to capture the most natural and beautiful moments of you and your partner so just relax, be yourself and have fun.