Engagement shoots are a win-win. Not only are they an excellent way to get used to your photographer, but also to own pictures you can utilise creatively in your wedding day décor, use framed prints as gifts to family or even turn into ‘save the date’ invitations.

We know you might be feeling a tad nervous before your shoot, but rest assured with us you needn’t worry. Our clients always feel completely at ease whenever they come to one of our sessions. This is no different during our engagement shoots. Fun is paramount, and that’s a promise.

During your shoot, you’ll start to get comfortable in front of the camera. Think of it as a suitable preparation for how we’ll work on your big day. It’s not just about the prep though; you’ll also get some fantastic, brilliant and just plain awesome photos to display on your walls (or even upload to Facebook).

Still got questions? Let’s see if we can answer them

 

What should we do to get ready?

  1. Hair & make-up. Your engagement session is a perfect opportunity to test out hair and make-up for your wedding. It’s not a must, but it can certainly help you feel confident in front of the camera.
  2. Shopping. Feel good, look good is the key thing here! Spending money like there’s no tomorrow is definitely not a necessity to get awesome engagement photos. However, it is a good excuse to pick up a few new accessories or go all out with a new outfit.

What should we wear?

  1. Be YOU. It’s important to wear something you are comfortable in, and something that makes you feel super- confident (cute, sexy, gorgeous, handsome… insert next superlative here.)
  2. Colour! Too many neutrals tend to be sort of… dull. Pops of colour make for more fun, vibrancy and personality in your photos. Also, try to avoid too many patterns on a top.
  3. Dress like you’re going to the same place. If you’re flip-floppy beach buddies, awesome! Both of you should dress the part. If you are a little more ‘fancy-pants’, that’s great too! Go matching.

What should we bring?

There’s no need to bring anything but yourselves and some enthusiasm. However, some of our clients have a vision or an idea of a vision. We can have a chat and work out whether or not you want to bring something other than just your fiancé to your engagement session.

What can we expect?

Expect some fun, quality time together. Expect us to give you some direction. Expect just to be yourselves. Expect to get gorgeous memories to show friends and family and hang proudly on your walls!

Where should we have our engagement session?

  1. A place that is special to both of you. How about the scene of your first date / your most memorable date?
  2. Or maybe, somewhere you love spending time together.
  3. Here’s an idea – somewhere unique, fun and colourful. A picturesque field or awesome architecture will usually set the scene. We’ll go anywhere you like to visit that has a place in your heart; from rolling countryside to city rooftops.

Pricing

Engagement shoots are £195. The shoot will last approximately one hour; after which you’ll get a minimum of 25 high-res (and often a lot more) edited images. You will also get a print within frame. This can be used at your wedding for guests to sign around the large mount.

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For engagement shoots outside a 10-mile radius of Leicester, we ask for travel expenses to be covered.
Just contact me if you need more information, or if you wish to go right ahead and book your pre-engagement shoot.

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