Oct. 7, 2010, 6 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Inspiration: Elena & Jack's Urban Chic Engagement Session

TAGS: INSPIRATION, KATCH STUDIOS, ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS, URBAN CHIC


We'd like to thank Kat Gill & Cheryl Hsu of KATCH STUDIOS for sharing these edgy images from Elena & Jack's Edmonton engagement session.


Elena & Jack's Engagement Session - Color Photo at Jasper Block


Image Courtesy of KATCH STUDIOS.


Elena & Jack were looking for chic urban photographs as that best reflected their personalities and style. They're having a destination wedding in Las Vegas, so they wanted some equally cool engagement photos to compliment their wedding plans.

Dec. 29, 2010, 7 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Inspiration: Karla & Jon's East Coast Engagement Session

TAGS: WINTER WEDDING INSPIRATION, TREVOR ALLEN PHOTOGRAPHY, ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS, HALIFAX


Thanks to Trevor of Trevor Allen Photography for sharing these stunning photos of Karla and Jon's East Coast Engagement Session (Halifax, Nova Scotia).


Engagement Session - Couple on Snowy Bridge


Image Courtesy of Trevor Allen Photography.



Karla and Jon wanted their shoot to be very 'wintery' with lot's of fresh snow hanging off the trees and a cold winter scene juxtaposed with their fun loving energy.


Keep reading for more inspirational photos from this East Coast Winter Engagement Session....

July 14, 2011, 7 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

4 Reasons to get an Engagement Session Photo Shoot

TAGS: THE FAB BRIDE, ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS

Every Smart Bride knows that engagement shoots are not a necessity. After all, you're already going to have your photograph taken for 8+ hours on your wedding day, so why get engagement shots on top of that?



Photo from Love Me Do Photography


Carina of Love Me Do Photography shares 5 reasons why you might want to get an engagement shoot done. Plus, you can check out more of her work on The Fab Bride!

Dec. 14, 2011, 6 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Bride-To-Be: Tips for a Great Engagement Photo Session

TAGS: ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS, PHOTOGRAPHER, BRIDE TO BE, B2B

Happy December, SmartBrides!


I recently came across a statistic that 18 to 20% of engagements happen in December! What an extra special Christmas present for a lucky bride! Given this statistic, I thought that it would be fun to talk about engagement photo shoots.


Engagement Photo Tips


Keep reading for my engagement shoot experience, plus some suggestions to make your engagement photo shoot fun, memorable and successful!


Jan. 31, 2012, 6 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Expert Tip: Wedding Trends 2012: Engagement Photo Sessions

TAGS: EXPERT TIPS, WEDDING TRENDS 2012, AMBIENT STUDIOS, ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS, WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY


Get creative and think outside the box……Engagement Photo Session Trends for 2012


Let's be honest - the one wedding vendor decision that will live on with you for years to come is your photographer. Their style, expertise and vision will be the one element with tangible remains once the Big Day is over, so you want to be sure you get it right!


Wedding Engagement Photography


How? Consider an engagement photo session. This is the perfect way to help you get to know your photographer, become comfortable and ensure your personalities mesh prior to the wedding. After all you’ll be spending just as much time with them at your wedding as with your bridesmaids!


When it comes to trends for engagement photo sessions – 2012 is all about creativity!


This year, couples are choosing a location or activity that has some meaning for them. So think outside the box - it's great for photographers to explore a new location, and keeps things fresh and ...