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Digital Wedding Photographer's Planner by Kenny Kim

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Chapter 2. Engagement photos

Engagement photos

He got down on one knee and with a smile offered up a sparkling ring. Or maybe she popped the question. Each couple has their own unique proposal story, but regardless, the outcome is the same. They are engaged and want to tell the world, or at least their friends and family. Let the wedding planning begin.

WHY ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS ARE IMPORTANT

While not part of the wedding day celebrations, engagement photos can and should be an integral part of your wedding photography services. For the couple, an engagement photo is the perfect memory of the time they decided to get married. It traditionally accompanies the engagement announcement, and as a great portrait of the couple, often finds a special place in their home for years to come. For photographers, planning and shooting engagement photos supports one of the tenets of my wedding photography philosophy; the personal relationship and trust you build with your clients allows you to get the best images possible on their wedding day. Spending more time with clients before the wedding and getting to know them increases their comfort level with you.

WHY ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS ARE IMPORTANT
WHY ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS ARE IMPORTANT

Even when I shoot destination weddings for couples who live in other ...

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