First of all, if you just got engaged, CONGRATULATIONS!!! This is such an exciting time in your life that will go by so quickly, savor every second of it. If you clicked on this blog that means you’re trying to decide if taking engagement photos is worth it, and I’m here to tell you they 100% are! Keep scrolling to see my top 5 reasons why engagement photos are a must.
1. They are a Great Way to Get to know Your Photographer
Your engagement session is a great opportunity to get to know your photographer and become more comfortable with them. You are going to spend A LOT of time with this person on your wedding day so you want to make sure they will only add to your best day. Your photographer should help you feel comfortable and make sure that your engagement session is a wonderful memory to look back on.
2. They Help You Feel More Comfortable in Front of the Camera
On your wedding day, you will be in front of the camera for basically the entire day. If you’re usually not the center-of-attention type of person, don’t panic! Your engagement session is the perfect time to help you feel more comfortable being in front of the camera. Your photographer will be there to give you tips on how to pose and look your best.
3. You Can Use Them as Decoration on Your Wedding Day
Incorporating your engagement photos into your wedding decor is a simple, meaningful, and not to mention cheap, way to add a lot of personality to your wedding day. You can use them on your table centerpieces or even create a viewing area during your cocktail hour or reception so your guests have something to look at. There are so many different ways to use them, just take a scroll through Pinterest and find what inspires you.
4. They Create Lifelong Memories
You are only engaged for a short amount of time, and with all of the stress of planning, it can be hard to treasure every part of it. Engagement photos are the perfect way to savor this precious time in your life and create memories that you can look back on for the rest of your life. You only get to be a fiancé for a small portion of your life, make the most of it!
5. Why Not!
Many photographers, including me;), offer a complimentary engagement session when you book them for your wedding. So why not! There are so many benefits, so just go for it!