Now that we are engaged we must be busy planning the details of our big day, from flowers and invites to vendors such as photo and music. With all that is going on it can be easy to overlook this unique stage of our lives. It is a time filled with anticipation, joy, and love; capturing this moment in our lives can often be just as exciting as our wedding day.
Whether we are keen on having our photo taken or not, the numerous benefits of taking part in an engagement shoot may not be immediately apparent, so here are a few reasons we should not pass up the opportunity for that engagement photography in Singapore!
1. Get yourselves some sweet photos!
Sounds pretty obvious, right? But as time inches closer to the big day we start to find ourselves getting busier and busier. Early in the engagement is the perfect time for an e-shoot; while the excitement of the proposal and visions of the future are still fresh in our mind, that emotion will be clearly evident in our photos.
2. A chance to let loose and get creative.
We have an opportunity to take some truly unique photos, different from any we have had before, so make good use of it! Start with the location and pick a place that means something to both of us. It can be where we got engaged, a first date or just a very memorable date, where we met.
3. Our photos are actually pretty useful!
Speaking of creativity, our photos are not limited to the confines of a picture frame! Use them for save-the-date cards, receptions seating charts and table indicators, wedding programs, guest books, or even just a really awesome coffee table book for home.
4. Practice for the big day.
Chances are we have not had our photos taken by a professional before, so how do we know what to do? On our wedding day, we will be surrounded by cameras, not just the one we hired. With everything that is going on during the day, it is great to have one less thing to worry about.
Today, there is an increasing trend towards engagement photo sessions. However, some brides and grooms still wonder if these shots are of any benefit. Couples who do choose to follow this trend come to discover that engagement sessions are valuable, and so much fun! Let us offer you great suggestions in scheduling your next appointment.
Generally, engagement sessions are offered in one of two formats. We can choose an “on-site” location shoot or a studio setting. The on-site session gives us creativity and flexibility. The photographer is able to capture our candid character and love for each other. It also gives us a chance to see their style and technique. We will have a chance to ask any questions we might have, give input, and interact in a venue similar to our wedding day.
The studio shoot offers a traditional photography experience. Many people choose this setting for their graduation photos. However, the on-site session allows for a creative, photojournalistic approach.
Furthermore, our engagement session gives us a casual ambiance to get accustomed to our photographer. It is recommended that we schedule this session with the same photographer that will be capturing our special day. Couples may feel uncomfortable by being the center of attention during their wedding. Engagement photos will help to reduce this awkwardness. Our groom, particularly, will feel more at ease once they have had a chance to meet the wedding photographer.
Our engagement is a precious moment in time. It is a time of preparation and planning for the rest of our life. It is just as important to capture this season as it is our wedding day. Take advantage of our engagement session as a reason to show the world why we have chosen this special someone. It is the first day of the rest of our life together. Enjoy it while it lasts and soaks in the love! To read more about pre wedding photography in Singapore click here.