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7 Reasons Why Engagement Sessions Are a Must for Every Couple

Amanda and Dan love motorbiking together

Hey there, lovebirds! Planning your wedding can be a whirlwind of excitement, decisions, and endless Pinterest scrolling. But amidst the hustle and bustle, there's one crucial step you shouldn't skip – the engagement session. We believe that engagement sessions are more than just a pre-wedding photo op; they're an essential part of your love story. Let’s dive into why these sessions are a must for every couple.


Practice Makes Perfect

Let’s face it – most of us aren’t professional models. The idea of being in front of a camera can be a little daunting. Think of it as a rehearsal for the big day, where you can practice poses, get a feel for your best angles, and learn to trust your photographer’s guidance.


An engagement session is the perfect opportunity to shake off those nerves and get comfortable with your photographer.

Capture Your Unique Love Story

Every couple has a unique story, and your engagement session is the perfect time to capture the essence of your relationship. Whether it’s revisiting the spot where you first met, incorporating a shared hobby, or just being yourselves in a favorite place, these photos will tell the story of your love in a way that’s authentically you. Plus, it’s a fantastic way to document this special chapter before you become Mr. and Mrs.


Stunning Save-the-Dates and Invitations

Want to make a splash with your wedding announcements? Engagement photos provide gorgeous visuals for your save-the-dates, invitations, and wedding website. Using professional photos ensures that your invites look polished and reflect the high quality of your upcoming wedding.




Plus, your guests will get a sneak peek of the fabulous couple they’ll be celebrating!

A Chance to Connect with Your Photographer

Your wedding photographer will be by your side throughout your big day, capturing every precious moment. Building a rapport with them during your engagement session ensures that you’re comfortable and relaxed in front of their lens.


This connection will shine through in your wedding photos, resulting in images that are natural, joyful, and full of genuine emotion.

Memories to Cherish Forever

Engagement sessions are about more than just pretty pictures. They’re about creating memories. The time you spend laughing, posing, and maybe even goofing around during your session is something you’ll look back on fondly.

Couple having fun with a car wash
Incorporate a beloved item. Here a couple enjoy a car wash with his Pontiac Trans Am.
These photos will serve as a beautiful reminder of the excitement and anticipation you felt leading up to your wedding.

Flexibility and Fun

Unlike the wedding day, which can be a tightly scheduled affair, engagement sessions offer flexibility. You can choose a time and place that’s meaningful to you, experiment with different outfits, and take your time getting the perfect shots.


It’s a relaxed and fun experience, with none of the pressures that come with the wedding day.

Boost Your Confidence

Seeing professional photos of yourselves looking amazing can be a huge confidence booster. When you see how incredible you look together, it’s easy to get even more excited about your wedding day.


Plus, knowing you’ve already nailed it once, you’ll walk into your wedding day photos with confidence and ease.

At Chris Pritchard Studios, we believe that every engagement session is a chance to capture the magic of your unique love story. It’s a time for fun, connection, and beautiful memories that will last a lifetime.


So, if you’re planning your wedding, don’t skip this essential step. Book your engagement session today and let’s create something extraordinary together!





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