Engagement Couple Photoshoot Ideas

Engagement couple photoshoots are a great way to learn how to relax and enjoy yourself in front of the camera with your partner. It should take away any jitters or unease about being in front of a camera. On your wedding day, you want to be completely comfortable with being in front a camera and acting natural.

Where should you have your engagement photos taken?

Have your engagement photos taken in a location that is memorable for the two of you.

  • where you had your first date
  • where you got engaged
  • your favorite park to walk in

When should you have your engagement photos taken?

You should have your engagement photos taken within 1-3 months of getting engaged.

What is the point of engagement photos?

Engagement photos are a time to celebrate! It’s the calm before the storm. Getting engaged is one of the most enjoyable experiences you will have in your life. It’s no stress, just a fun time! It captures your excitement for the new chapter in your life where you are committing your life to your partner. Your partner is someone who is going to stand by you, no matter what life throws at you. When the wedding planning begins, that’s when you can easily become overwhelmed and stressed.

Why do people get engaged?

Getting engaged to someone is committing your life to them. You are showing your commitment to planning your wedding, and then planning out your new life with them. You’ll have bigger conversations with your partner – asking them where they see themselves, and their hopes and dreams to achieve. You’ll have someone in your corner to help you with those goals and aspirations. People change over their lifetime, so you have to be prepared to take on whoever your partner becomes. When you say “yes” you are saying yes to who your partner evolves to over the years. In order to get married, you do need to “get engaged” first. You don’t need to get engaged with a ring per say. To get married, you need to plan ahead. You’ll need a minister or an officiant and a marriage license to commit to each other and get married officially.

How long should you be together before getting engaged?

It really depends on the couple. This is more of a personal choice. It could be anywhere from 6 months to 2-5 years on average.

Do you get individual photos during an engagement photoshoot?

Yes. Both of you will get a few photos of yourself during your photoshoot.

This was published in Rocky Mountain Bride for our collaboration with Leanne Sim Photography.

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