Why is the engagement session so important?

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Dear lovely bride to be, We are often asked why engagement sessions are so important, and let me just say that this is a GREAT question! I could go on and on about this, but instead let me highlight a couple of my favorite reasons:

1. FUN. Even if you are nervous in front of a camera, photos are fun! I cannot stress this enough! The fun can even be exemplified when couples uses the engagement session as a way to visit a place that is important to them or somewhere that is completely new and make a fun date out of it. No matter where we go, we get to share laughs and capture moments that are natural and represent you both on a regular day. Plus who doesn't love just having more pictures for frames and wall art?!

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2. Stress free. Trust me, this is a time when you get to relax! Let's be real, wether it is picking wedding colors, coordinating that one bridesmaid who hasn't bought her dress yet, or DIYing 200 favors, weddings get hectic. This little photo adventure gets you away from all of that for a minute and lets you have a sweet, simple hour or two with the one person you want to spend the rest of your life with. 

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3. You get to know your photographer. This is one of the most important reasons to book your engagement session, and yes, I realize I might be biased in this ;). Every photographer is different in their overall style and how they work with couples. This session gives us the time to get to know each other and lets you get a feel for how we work. This not only makes for great photographs at the engagement session but also makes for AMAZING photos on your wedding day! When you have worked with us before, it becomes so much easier to jump right back into feeling comfortable and relaxed. 

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