Makeup and Hair:
Are you having your makeup done for your wedding? Then why wouldn’t you want to get it done for your engagement session? It is always great to have a professional when you can (that’s why you’ve hired us!). So in order to add that extra “oomf!” to your session get your hair and makeup did ladies! I am sure you are absolutely wonderful at doing it yourself on a day-to-day basis. But a professional will know what photographs best and how to make you look perfect-o for your rockin engagement session that you will be looking at for years to come. If you are worried about cost you can always arrange to have your makeup trial done on the same day of your engagement session, two birds one stone! If you are set on doing your own makeup and hair stick to some basics rules for photo sessions:
– Most importantly: Be comfortable and have fun with it! You will have a much better time which will make for better photos.
Things Not to Wear
– Tops with big logos or a lot of writing on them – keep it clean and classy. – Shirts with short hemlines and mid-drifts. Dress for your shape. – Super Short skirts. – Exact matching outfits. Look coordinated, not matching. White shirts and jeans don’t have much personality and your engagement session is your time to let your personality shine.
Another fun way to make your session unique and fun is to bring props. For example, some fun props are: – Sunglasses – A “Thank You” or “Save the Date” sign on a poster-board for personalized thank you and save the date cards. Remember: it’s always great to get your engagement photos out there for everyone to see! – Instruments you play – Skateboards – Balloons (or one big balloon!) – Hats – Your favorite cool couch or chair – Anything else that makes your relationship unique or that is special to you.