To answer the question directly, you don’t really need a professional photographer to do your engagement shoot. But in all honesty, there can be a long list of reasons you would want to hire one! So without further ado, we’re giving you some valuable reasons why you need a professional engagement photographer:
They will Make You Feel Comfortable in Front of the Camera
The engagement session is one of our favorites because it gives our couples a chance to be in front of the camera before they get married. It’s the time for our couples to get comfortable with us taking photos of them. They get to relax in front of the camera and it also builds their confidence to be themselves while being photographed. This will make their wedding day experience feel extra smooth, seamless, and comfortable.
Give You Quality Photos
You’re going to be married for a lifetime, but you only get to be engaged for this short period of
time! Expect that your professional engagement photographer will be so excited to capture the only time in your life when you get to be each other’s fiancé. Wouldn’t it be delightful to think that through these photos, your children will see how in love you were before you had them?
Your photographer will do their best to get the most out of your engagement experience. They will create not only posed images but also images that are natural, fun, candid, and that represents you as a couple. This means more relaxed photos of you that you might not achieve with your wedding photos.
They will encourage you to have your hair and make-up professionally done because they want you to look and feel your best in your engagement session. Your engagement photos will show on your homes’ walls, and your save the dates across all social media platforms. Don’t you think it deserves some quality photos?
They Can Unleash your Creativity
This is a chance to show your loved ones a glimpse of who you really are as a couple. You can be as creative as you can be! And your photographer will help you unleash your creativity.
If you hire the same photographer for your wedding, not only will you be familiar with how they work, but you’ll also get to see their editing style. Seeing the final images of your engagement will help you decide if you will hire them for your wedding or move on with your other options.
Last but not least, they will let you relax, laugh a lot, and enjoy your engagement session. After all, isn’t doing your engagement photoshoot a way to celebrate your engagement? And all the happiness and love will surely radiate in your photos.