Chicago Engagement Photography – Top 5 Reasons to Have Engagement Session
Engagement photography sessions are really important to us so we want to share the top 5 reasons why every to-be-married couple should have an engagement session. Having an e-session helps break the ice with your photographer. Treating your photographer as a friend instead of a stranger will be one of the best ways to have fun photos with genuine emotion on your wedding day. Plus, we are sure, you don't want a stranger spending the whole day with you on your wedding day. Most couples that we work with have never had a photo session together and usually are camera shy. Our job durring the engagement session is to make you feel comfortable in front of the camera so that on your wedding day you're smoother than models!
Our Top 5 Reasons to Have an Engagement Session:
To break the ice and feel comfortable in front of the camera: It is so important to feel comfortable in front of the camera and with your photographer otherwise you are risking to look awkward and
uncomfortablein your wedding day photos.
- To know which angles work best for you: The slightest bend of your wrist or pop of the hip the proper way can change the complete look of your photo. Everyone wants to have the perfect beach body in their photos and the secret is knowing how to pose the right way and still looking natural.
- To master the perfect kiss: We forbid what we call the 'fish kiss'. (Most) People don't kiss like that in real life. Yes, its important to master the perfect passionate oscar-winning kiss!
- To not just have photos in your wedding attire: Do you want photos around your home just from the day of your wedding or would you prefer to have a variety of photos with usually a different season from your wedding? Looking back at your engagement photos will bring back special memories, different ones than what you remember from your wedding.
- To have photos for pre-wedding occasions: What photo(s) are you going to be using for your 'save the date' cards? Did you know that the photos taken at the engagement session can be used to create a fun sign in book for your guests? There are a variety of instances that it is helpful to have the photos from your engagement.