A wedding engagement is an extremely happy and exciting time in a couple’s life. After becoming engaged, most people cannot wait to get the news out and spread the word. One way for a newly engaged couple to inform family and friends is by taking beautiful engagement photos. Best Engagement photography will capture the pure joy and happiness of you and your significant other in this new chapter in your lives. It is important that the engagement photos are done properly and to your liking as these photos will be cherished for years to come.
Unless you are accustomed to photo-shoots, engagement photos can be an unfamiliar world to you. Who should you get to take the photos? Where should you take them? What do you do and wear? At first thought, planning engagement photos can seem overwhelming, but the end results are sure to have you happy with your decision to have them taken.
Tips For Producing the Ultimate Engagement Photos
1. Hire a professional photographer
Engagement photos are among the most important photos you will ever take in your lifetime. By hiring a professional photographer, you are ensuring that you receive the best quality photos possible. Hiring a professional photographer who specializes in engagement photography will also help ease your stress level for the simple fact that they can provide educated ideas and solutions to any problems or questions that may come up.
2. Be sure both partners’ wishes are met
While your engagement photos are extremely important to yourself, remember that they are equally as important to your partner. Before making any big decisions about the photos, run them over with your partner and make sure you both agree. If both partners are getting exactly what they want in the photos, it will make them that much more special and meaningful.
Even though the soon to be newlyweds are the focus of the picture, it is important to examine all aspects of the photo. Second to the couples themselves, the backdrop and the surrounding area of the photo is the next important. To produce truly amazing engagement photos, take them at a place that is extremely meaningful to you and your partner. To produce a wider variety of pictures, have multiple meaningful locations picked out. This will give you a range of different choices, and allow you to select your favorite ones.
4. Have Fun
Being newly engaged can be the happiest time of your life. Let that emotion show in your photos. Be extremely outward in personality when taking your photos and let the camera capture the love the two of you share. To produce an engagement portfolio with variety, consider taking props and have fun with different poses and styles. Not all engagement photos must be “cookie cutter” cute. Explore and do not be afraid to step out of the boundaries of the norm. When you are having fun with your photo-shoot, that joy will transcend into the pictures and be captured for a lifetime.
By following these tips, your engagement photography will turn out just the way you want them to.
Resource box: Michael Tsao is a professional wedding photographer currently working in Orange County California. He is also responsible for artistically composing the shots and processing the images.