(Closed) Too late for an Engagement shoot?

posted 7 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 3
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I dont think its too late, where you planning to do something specific with the photos, if not then its definitely not too late

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

It’s definitely not too late! I do photography and am doing engagement photos in July for a friend who is getting married in september. Last month I did engagement photos for a girl who is getting married at the end of June. In my opinion you don’t even need to use them for anything if you don’t want to, it’s just nice to have photos in that time period when you were engaged.

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I don’t think its too late. We did ours last week and we are getting married next week. It’s nice to have professional pictures of us, we putting them in the enterance of the venue by the signing table. If you can use it for your signing book then thats great!

I also recommend it because like you said, you get more comfortable in front of the camera and you get used to your photographer, and it gives him/her an extra chance to get to know a bit more of your personalitly.

Post # 6
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

Nope. I think you should do it!

Post # 7
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Definitely not too late!  You might want to let your photographer know that you need the high res pics back as soon as possible though so that you have time to arrange the book and get it ordered/delivered.  🙂  My photographer was pretty fast about it, but I’ve read some stories from other brides where it wasn’t that fast.  

Also, I’d agree with @Mrs.H2B: in that even if you don’t use them for anything particular at the wedding, it’s nice to have those pictures.  And as you mentioned, it’s a GREAT chance to get to know your photographer and break the ice for the wedding.  After our engagement shoot, I found that my photographer is a fan of tilted or angled pictures – which I’m NOT a big fan of.  So I requested that he refrain from those types of pictures at our wedding (or at least make sure that there was always a straight on version as well so that I could pick which style I liked best for that particular picture) and he was happy to do so.  We had very few tilted pictures and I was very glad I’d found out about that prior to the wedding!  lol

Post # 8
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Newbee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I don’t think it’s too late for an engagement session. My wedding is in November of this year and we are having our e-pics the end of this month… I say go for it!!!

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

It’s not too late!  Go for it!!! 🙂

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Totally go for it! 

Post # 11
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I don’t think it’s too late at all! We are only 4 1/2months out now and are having our E-pics done tomorrow!

Post # 12
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

I dont think its late at all! =)

We were engaged July 2010 and didnt want to do E-Pics until Sept/Oct. of 2011. 

Post # 13
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

Not late at all! Go for it!

Post # 14
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I’m getting married in July and we’re having our shoot next week.  Will give us the oppty to take pics as well as get use to being in front of the camera.

Go 4 it!!!!!

Post # 15
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I don’t think it is too late at all. My girlfriend is getting married about a month before you and she just did her engagement pictures, it is perfectly fine.

Post # 16
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

I agree with PPs. It is only too late to do e-pice if you are already married! LOL

We are getting married in October, and due to scheduling and re-scheduling issues, we will not do our e-pics until July.

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