Engagement Photo Sessions -- a good way to check out the photographer

engaged couple on gravel path look at each otherThis is the time of year that many couples get engaged. If you are one of them, remember finding the photographer is one of the first steps to take.

If you are not sure about what photographer to hire for your big day, one way to help you make your decision is by testing out photographers. The best way to do that is to do an engagement shoot.

Engagement sessions are the best way for you and your photographer to get to know each other. They help photographers get a feel for your natural chemistry and figure out how they can best tell your story.

The entire experience of an engagement session can answer a lot of your questions. You will get an idea of the photographer’s style and personality. It should help you know whether this is a person you would be willing to work with on your big day.

If, after a session is completed, you don’t feel a comfort level with the photographer, you might feel you need to select someone else. While engagement sessions are part of many wedding photography packages, you can also get an engagement session outside of booking the photographer for your wedding.

If you feel the need to keep looking after an engagement session, you won’t be out a whole lot of money. And you will know that you didn’t make a wedding decision that you will later regret.

I know that wedding planning can be stressful and your engagement session might even feel like just one more thing that you have to do. Do your best to put everything that’s going on aside, relax, and get excited about your photo shoot. It’s normal to feel a little bit nervous or camera shy before the shoot but take a deep breath and let it go.

Engagement sessions can be fun and your photos will be better if you relax, have fun and trust that your photographer has the skills to make you look your very best!

I hope that you’ve enjoyed this tip! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me.