How to Plan Your Engagement Session

Planning your engagement sessionPlan Your Engagement Session

We love engagement sessions and we love planning them even more.  This is the first time we generally get to spend time getting to know you as a couple outside of our initial meeting.  As a brand focused on telling your story we want your engagement session to reflect who you are, so here are a few tips to help you plan.

Picking a Location

I always recommend choosing a location first before doing any additional planning for the session.  We have quiet a few favorites in the local Birmingham area but there are also a few that we love as destination locations.  Here are a few of the ways we suggest picking a location:

  • A location with a lot of meaning to you as a couple – first date, where he proposed, where you met
  • A location that has a certain look that you love – botanical gardens, the beach, an estate
  • A location you have been dreaming of visiting – Asheville, Charleston, Disney, New York City
  • A shared hobby – cooking together, hiking, visiting an art gallery

What Time

This is always a hard one to answer so quickly because it depends not only on the location but also the time of year.  Here is the great thing though, we have been doing this so long that once you have a location and date picked, we can easily pick the time that will give you that glory romantic golden hour look you are just gonna love.

What to Wear

Next to a location, what you wear can set the whole tone of your session.  I recommend picking something you feel amazing in and then picking an outfit for your fiancé next.  Not sure what to pick, not to worry . . part of our whole experience includes a what to wear guide with lots of suggestions and examples placed inside our 78 page custom wedding magazine.  Want to know more about our whole wedding experience?  Make sure you are signed up for our newsletter below.

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