September… where did you come from?! It’s starting to feel slightly Autumnal here in the UK and I’m already starting to mourn the summer sun. So… I thought I would share this awesome colourful engagement shoot by our lovely Unconventionals, The Dignums, to spread some joy!
We’ll talk a little about engagement shoots whilst we’re at it: the perks, the inspiration, and why you might absolutely love to have one!
How to rock a colourful engagement shoot like this one:
Why have an engagement shoot?
Celebrate being engaged!
You’re engaged! Congratulations! Yes, getting married is awesome, but engagement is an equally important stage to have fun with and celebrate! A photoshoot is a wonderful way to mark the occasion and spend time together.
Use the photos to announce your engagement
Engagement shoots make epic, personalised wedding invitations! Alternatively, use them to announce your engagement online… you’ll definitely look Insta ready with professional snaps!
The perks of an awesome wedding photographer
To have an engagement shoot, you’ll need to have chosen your wedding photographer! This person is important because they capture the long lasting memories of your big day. You want something awesome to show the grandkids, right? Capturing the run up to the wedding can have it’s practical perks…
Get comfy in front of the camera
Camera shy? An engagement shoots are brilliant ways to get used to having your photo taken. You can galavant around your home town or favourite place and get some fab photos whilst you’re at it! By being somewhere you feel comfortable, the photos will look natural and relaxed. Check out: An Engagement Photoshoot For The Camera Shy.
Get To Know Your wedding Photographer
Your wedding photographer is probably the supplier you’ll be spending most time with on your big day. Getting to know them can put your mind at ease and build trust. A good photographer will make you feel at ease and understand your uniqueness as a couple. Many photographers include an engagement shoot option in their wedding package. Check out our How To Choose Your Wedding Photographer blog for more advice!
How to make the most of your engagement shoot
Your engagement shoot can be whatever you want it to be. Posed and edgy? Cool. Colourful and candid? Also cool. Back To The Future Themed? Check it out here! Whatever your bag, be yourself and your photos will be epic. Focus on each other, remember to have fun and don’t worry about looking silly! We actually have a whole blog dedicated to this – See: How To Rock Your Engagement Shoot.
Are you sold on having an epic couples photoshoot? We have some AWESOME wedding photographers listed in our supplier directory. Trust me, they can make anyone look cool.
Over on the blog - more engagement shoot advice
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