What better way to let your
friends and family (and social followers) know that you’re tying the knot than
with engagement photos? Engagement
photos are not only fun to take, but also something you and your future
husband will cherish forever.
While working out the details for
your engagement photos may seem like a lot, don’t overthink it! Follow these
engagement photo ideas and tips to take pictures that last a lifetime:Choose Your Photographer Wisely
There are many photographers that
specialize in engagement and wedding photos. Look through Instagram, Pinterest,
etc. to see the different types of engagement photography styles out there and
choose your photographer based off the work you like best.
Location, Location, Location
The location where you take your
engagement photos will add a lot to the pictures, so try to choose a location
that has a unique backdrop or setting. Many couples choose a location that has sentimental
meaning, like a first meeting place or first date spot.
Show Your Personality as a Couple
The main point of taking
engagement photos is to show the world who you are as a couple. Some couples
want romantic pictures while other couples want their pictures to be more
animated. Either way, there’s no right or wrong answer!
Dress to Impress
You and your husband-to-be will have
these pictures for a lifetime, so why not dress your best for the shoot?
Consider an airy gown or tailored cocktail dress, and even look into suit
rentals for your groom – it doesn’t hurt to add a fashion aspect to your
Don’t Force Your Poses
If you’re not used to being in
front of the camera often, you might tense up a little bit at first. Interact
with your fiancé like you do on any given day so your engagement photo poses
look authentic and natural. Also, choose a photographer that you’re both
comfortable with and one that can help relax both of you for the photos.
Props Are a Nice Touch
Props can add a unique touch to
the engagement photos. Many couples use props such as blankets, signs or even their
pets! Utilizing props is just another way to show your personality as a couple.
Have Fun With It
The best part of engagement
photos is seeing the happiness between the bride and groom to-be. Have fun with
your fiancé and let your engagement bliss show through!
If you recently took engagement
photos, we’d love to see them – comment below with your favorite shot!