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The Complete Guide to Professional Wedding Photography by Damien Lovegrove

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5

The Pre-Wedding Shoot

The idea of a pre-wedding shoot is not new – many wedding photographers offer either this service or an ‘engagement sitting.’ However, it is important to focus on the underlying objectives and benefits arising from such a session.

As we see it, the purpose of the pre-wedding shoot is:

  • To further build upon the rapport established at the enquiry meeting. This rapport will prove vital to getting the cooperation and respect you require on the wedding day.

  • To get to know how the couple behave in front of camera. Understanding what makes them tick, how ‘touchy feely’ they are, and how to take pictures ...

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