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Engagement Shoot – Easy To Socially Distance & The Perfect Keepsake

If ever there was a time to have a keepsake of your engagement, now is that time. If you were planning for your wedding to take place in 2020, chances are, your plans have been impacted by Coronavirus. We know that this entire process has likely been tremendously difficult for you both and you may feel like you don’t want to remember it, but trust me when I say that you will look back on this and be proud of both your resilience and your relationship. We think that you should strongly consider an engagement shoot with your wedding photographer. And here are our reasons why:

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Wedding Photography – Important Questions To Ask your Wedding Photographer

If you’ve read our post, 10 Tips For Choosing Your Perfect Wedding Photographer. then you will be well on your way to whittling down suppliers for your wedding photography. You may have one in mind or maybe you want to meet up with a couple before you make your final decision. Go ahead and ask them these really helpful questions to make sure you book the one that best suits your needs. You’re welcome 🙂

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Wedding Photography Timeline – How To Get It Right

Your wedding photos are probably one of the most important investments you will make for your big day. As a veteran bride myself, I can tell you that the day goes past in a gorgeous, love-filled, rip-roaring blur. You want to soak up every moment, (in the moment!), whilst leaving the precious moment capturing to the professionals. And for them, the wedding photography timeline is key.

Our criteria for accepting wedding photographers into our carefully curated wedding supplier directory, The List, means that we KNOW you’re in good hands. And one of the things most often discussed is the importance of communication with the couple. They want to know exactly what you want. And your wedding photography timeline is a map of the day that ensures you get that cherished shot with Gran, that blissed out golden hour shot with your new husband or wife and every delicious detail in between. 

So, how do you design a wedding photography timeline? We’re glad you asked. Because below we have a step by step guide, a list of shots to consider, top advice from the industry experts (these are nuggets of golden wisdom – Do not miss them!) AND a free printable to keep you right. You are SO welcome.

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Win Wedding Photography & Film For Your 2020 Wedding

Guys this competition is seriously epic! I’ve been so excited to share it with you all today. The amazing Terri and Lori are offering one lucky Rock My Wedding couple FREE PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEOGRAPHY for their 2020 wedding. And not just a watered down version of their package, but this includes ALL the bells and whistles, as you’ll see below.

Terri and Lori are both such lovely ladies and shoot in the most dreamy, light filled fine art style – it would be incredible to win this prize for your wedding day. Plus you’d be able to put a little more of your budget into food, your dress or perhaps even the bar!

Interested in entering? Read on to find out exactly how to enter and to see more of Terri and Lori’s work…

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Dirty Dancing Lake Lift Engagement Shoot {Abi & Wesley}

Like babies we’re not supposed to have favourites, but this Dirty Dancing lake lift engagement shoot by ALifeLessOrdinary Photography has definitely got to be up there with one of my all time favourite features. So innovative and so personal to this gorgeous couple, is what makes it so special. Not to mention the gorgeous colour saturation and edit of Gavin’s captures.

If there is one message that is clear from this pre wedding shoot it is to do whatever makes you happy, be that a lake lift, a stroll, or posed portraits. As your love will truly shine through and the memories will be there to treasure forever.

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Effortless French Chic at Hale Park, Hampshire

How utterly dreamy is new wedding venue Hale Park in Hampshire? Answer, very!

Not only is the building its self grand and utterly timeless, but the grounds are picture perfect too, Beautifully portrayed in all the wonderful captures by Charlotte Wise Photography.

The fashion from Hannah Elizabeth Bridal Boutique including a Tara Keely bridal gown and Rachel Simpson shoes, add to the elegance, and the hair and makeup by Frances Moore MUA and JMS Hair Design are absolutely flawless.

Add a bouquet of dreams in soft pinks and blues by Jo Hicks Flowers and you really do have some gorgeous bridal inspiration to feast your eyes upon. Can I also say if I received a wedding invitation like this one from Peony & Rose it would never come off my mantel piece #goals.

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Annaquia & Andy

This engagement shoot couldn’t fill me with more joy. The lovely Katie Ingram Photography was able to capture the pure unadulterated love and happiness of her dear friends engagement, in what I can only describe as stunning portraits.

Heading to the Peak District and enjoying the gorgeous woodland, as well as being blessed with that breathtaking golden light. Not to mention a couple of dreams.

I’ve fallen hard for all of the bride and groom to be pictures, but the one of them on the log holds a special place in my heart, probably because it reminded me of the scene from Dirty Dancing.

Enjoy all the fabulous Friday feels lovely ones.

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Marine & Jean

There’s nothing quite like some atmospheric engagement shoot pictures to get you in the mood for the weekend with your beau.

This bride and groom to be are completely and utterly wrapped up in each other making for the most adorable portraits by Matthias Toth Photographer. The coastal North Spain location is absolutely heavenly, and the love is so apparent, you won’t be able stop swooning

If you’re still on the fence about an engagement session, check out Bethan & Scott‘s atmospheric engagement shoot too, equally full of moody portraits to treasure and inspire you.

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Dan & Michael

Would you just look at this gorgeous pair. They may not have been keen to begin with to have an engagement shoot, but the fabulous Carrie Lavers Photography won them over with her artistic style and ability to put them at ease.

The results are absolutely amazing and the love radiates from the page, just like all the gorgeous golden hour portraits captured.

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