(Closed) Can we do "Newlywed Pictures"

posted 6 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I don’t think it’s werid at all, but I love pictures. Some people do family/Christmas pictures every year and you are a family now, so I say go right ahead 🙂

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I think if your photographer is open to the idea and it’s really important for you, go for it.  Or what about doing a Trash the Dress photo session (depending on what u were planning on doing with the dress).  Maybe that could be your “newlywed” pics. 

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Go right ahead. It’s your life, money, and frames being affected, so you do what is right for you. I am all for having great, professional photography to capture memories.

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

go ahead. i know a few people who have had 1st year photos done, so it’s not that unusual. i may do it myself. i’m like you- i love our engagement pictures, but i don’t like my hair and i wish i had worn different jewelry, so i think i want a do-over, haha.

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

Not weird at all. I am looking to do the same! I didn’t have a e shoot so I missed out. It’ll be my chmace to have pictures that are non wedding with my love.

Post # 9
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

We did a “Rock the Frock” (a somewhat less terrifying name for a “trash the dress”) 6 weeks after the wedding, but I’d like to do another shoot in the future.

It’s a photoshoot like any other and I can’t see a photographer refusing to do one as long as they’re available.

Post # 10
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

If you can afford to do them, I think it’s perfectly fine. 

When I was engaged (WAY back in 2008-2009, haha), I didn’t even know that couples had these photojournalistic e-shoots that they have now, so DH and I don’t have anything like that, although we do have two different poses from our formal, in-studio, head-shot engagement portraits. 

I have been asking my Darling Husband if, someday, we can have a fun photoshoot of ourselves to make up for our not having done this. Although it’s clearly not a budget priority given our current financial picture, I’m really hoping we can have some sort of reason to do them one day. I would love to have some beautiful, fun pics of us before we become too ancient, LOL! 🙂

Post # 11
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

Probably more than a year ago, but there was a gal on here who didn’t have time/money to do E-pics, so they did newlywed pics after the wedding! They were awesome! They were so in love and had that special newly wed glow 🙂 I’d say go for it!

Post # 12
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

My husband & I take pictures often!

Now, my sister takes them so they are free (she is not a photographer, she just snaps as I come up with poses, ect.)

So I don’t think its weird at all. I love having new pictures to put in our house. As time goes by we change and we age. I like having newer photos to frame!

We took Spring/Easter photo’s this year.

Here is one of our spring/Easter pictures:

& Here is one we took last year:

So I say go for it!

Post # 13
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Busy bee

No weird at all. I would say at least half our wedding clients come back to us within a year or so for baby photos or just updated couple photos.

Post # 14
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

We are going to do an anniversary shoot…..in our wedding outfits.  Go for it!

 

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