So you’ve booked your engagement photo session…and now you’re freaking out a little about all the things. I get it, this might be your first photo shoot and it’s totally normal to feel a bit uncomfortable in front of the camera at first. HAKUNA MATATA, you’re in good hands because you got one of the best Brooklyn, New York photographers to prepare you for your engagement photos.
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Two important things:
1. Schedule your photo session to take place during golden hour for the best light. Golden hour takes place on a sunny day within 1 hour prior to sunset. If it ends up being overcast, that’s perfectly fine too, but the photos will not have rays of golden light but make it easier for the photographer to find locations for photos because harsh light won’t affect the outcome of photos. Either way, book your session around sunset for the best photos:)
2. Leading up to your engagement photoshoot day, you are highly encouraged to screenshot and save your favorite Pinterest and Instagram photos. Then, either by Instagram direct message, email, or a Pinterest board link, share those images with your photographer, so he/she can get an idea of what you’re looking for. It’s important to be on the same page so expectations can be met – but also note that the photographer cannot copy-cat another creative’s work but totally normal to be inspired by 🙂
And don’t forget to send your engagement photographer selfies!
This is typically a perfect opportunity to try out your hair and makeup artist before your wedding day. Find a local one using searching Instagram / Pinterest hashtags like:
#BrooklynHairstylist #Brooklynmua #Brooklynweddinghairstylist #Brooklynweddingmakeupartist #Brooklynmakeupartist
I also recommend stylists from my NYC / NJ preferred vendors list. Many of these vendors also offer exclusive discounts to my clients just by mentioning my name! 🙂
3. At the end of the photo shoot (if requested) I make it magical by providing an enchanting masterpiece by either long exposure photos or fantasy moments with sparklers and fairy lights.
You can follow a lot of my personal and work life on Instagram Stories to see if we’ll be a good match. I find that if you love at least one of the following: Disney, the sea, gifs, candid photos, animals, then we should click instantly.
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Miranda Suess is a Brooklyn, New York City Wedding and Engagement Photographer available for travel to San Diego, Florida, Arizona, New Jersey and Destinations around the world. Affordable Wedding Photographer - Sweet Moments is Suess Moments aka Seuss Moments. Best NYC - Manhattan - Brooklyn Photographer !