Reasons to have an engagement shoot.

Nottingham wedding photographer

Reasons to book an engagement shoot

I charge £150 for an engagement session, which includes 50+ fully edited images available to view on an online gallery and digital download. I think it’s a great thing to do, both fun and useful, and all my couples have echoed this, but why not have a read through the advice below to help make your mind up.

Nottingham wedding photographer
Nottingham wedding photographer

1.Getting to know your wedding photographer

One of the main motivations for couples booking an engagement shoot is to get to know your photographer batter, it will help you to build a trustworthy rapport with them. On your wedding day the photographer will be around you for a lot of hours so it's important to feel comfortable with this person, also they should take note of how you interact with each other and your individual personalities. knowing this will help the photographer capture more natural moments on your wedding day that are unique to just the two of you

2. Practice makes perfect

A lot of couples can feel anxious or self-conscious when in front of a camera or may worry how long the photos are going to take, well having a professional engagement shoot before the wedding day gives a taste of what to expect and will help you feel more relaxed on the day.

3.Wedding content

After your professional photographs are taken you can now incorporate this into anything wedding related. For example if you have a wedding website or you could use one of the photos on your save the dates or even the front cover of your wedding guest book. You can also give these photos to your parents or grandparents as a gift.

4.See what your photographer can do

It can be difficult for couples to imagine how the wedding pictures will look. Maybe this is one of the most important reasons why you should have an engagement photoshoot done by your wedding photographer. It will give you the opportunity to see what your wedding photos will look like.

5. Combine it with your hair and make-up trial

What better way to put to test your wedding look than having actual professional photos taken on the same day? This will give you the chance to see if you are happy with the look you have decided to go for or if there are any changes you wish to make.

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