Jackie
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Engagement Photos

Jackie, on September 10, 2019 at 11:42 PM Posted in Parties and Events 0 23
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I've been engaged since February and I still haven't done my engagement photos. I'm wondering if it's really necessary. Did anyone skip doing their engagement photos and do you regret it?

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  • F
    Dedicated November 2019
    Fia
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    We are getting married on Nov 2nd and did our engagement session this last week. I opted to do it because my fiance and I have never been posed for photos before. And I wanted us to get a feel and comfortable with the photographer. So not a necessity but a nice option 馃槈
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  • Pirate & 60s Bride
    Champion March 2017
    Pirate & 60s Bride
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    We weren鈥檛 going to do them but my hubby found a Groupon deal for $50. We used one pic for Save The Date and several on our wedding website. Otherwise I would not have spent $100+ because I would instead have put that鈥檚 towards the wedding. It鈥檚 totally ok to skip.
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  • K
    Savvy November 2019
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    I鈥檝e been engaged since May 2015, getting married in two months but had our engagement shoot about a year ago. We weren鈥檛 going to do it at all, but I wanted pictures for our wedding website and save the date cards. Plus we used one of the pictures with our dog for our 2018 Christmas card. It鈥檚 totally up to you, not at all necessary, but I like to look back at the photos sometimes.
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  • Jeanie
    Rockstar February 2020
    Jeanie
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    Nice to have, definitely something you need to have. We got ours done seven months after we got engaged. We had them done when we were on vacation so we could meet our photographer for our destination wedding.
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  • Sharyl
    Dedicated October 2020
    Sharyl
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    I am getting married October 2020 and got engaged January 2019. I haven鈥檛 done my engagement photos yet but plan to in early March to use for our save the dates. I don鈥檛 think it鈥檚 necessary which I know some friends of mine have skipped this part. For me, the engagement photos are apart of my package with my photographer so that is why I鈥檓 doing it. It鈥檚 also nice to have and look back on but that鈥檚 just me
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  • KiwiDerbyBride
    VIP May 2015
    KiwiDerbyBride
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    Didn't do them, haven't ever regretted it.

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  • Cassandra
    Savvy July 2020
    Cassandra
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    We鈥檝e been engaged since February also, getting ours done next month. (Getting married in July) same as some PP we鈥檝e never done professional photos as a couple and my fianc茅 is very reserved so I鈥檓 hoping it will get him a little more comfortable in front of the camera and w our photographer. I also want to use them for save the dates.
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  • Frankie19
    Dedicated August 2019
    Frankie19
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    Engaged September 2017, just got married beginning of August. Didn鈥檛 do them don鈥檛 regret it at all! They were something I always wanted, thought I needed but I honestly don鈥檛 miss them.
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  • Tara
    Dedicated September 2019
    Tara
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    Didn鈥檛 do them and I don鈥檛 regret it. It just wasn鈥檛 in the budget and after being together for 7 years, we have plenty of pictures together.
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  • Shireen
    Devoted May 2020
    Shireen
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    We skipped!
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  • H
    Super September 2019
    H
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    We've been engaged for just over 3.5yrs now and we skipped the engagement photos. I do kind of wish we did them, but I don't totally regret it.
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  • Paula
    Super September 2019
    Paula
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    We did not do any engagement pictures and we're both fine with that decision. We'll make up for it with the wedding photos.
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  • Janarda
    Dedicated February 2020
    Janarda
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    Definitely skipped that... and don鈥檛 regret at all.
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  • Melle
    Champion June 2019
    Melle
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    I did it but moreso because my moh took the pics for us but we didn't really think it was a necessity
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  • Lisa
    Devoted October 2020
    Lisa
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    It鈥檚 all up to you! I did it for a few reasons. For us to have a shoot together and get comfortable with the photographer, to use the pics for our website, save the dates, and possibly other parties leading up to the wedding, and for memories.
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  • Courtney
    Rockstar December 2019
    Courtney
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    We didn't do engagement pictures for nearly 9 months. We just didn't care, it wasn't until we booked a photographer did we take advantage of our complimentary session.

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  • M
    VIP September 2019
    Mrs. Bubba
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    FH is a Photography Buff and we skipped that as well as the Engagement Party.
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  • Heather
    Expert October 2019
    Heather
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    Didn鈥檛 do them because FH didn鈥檛 want to. I鈥檓 still bitter about it because I really wanted to do them. We get married next month tho, so it is what it is.
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  • M
    VIP September 2019
    Mrs. Bubba
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    You still have time to do them if you want.

    Congratulations and 馃崁鈥硷笍
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  • Merline
    Super February 2020
    Merline
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    We've been engaged since November and we just did ours last week. It was included in our package, if it wasn't then we probably would have passed. After a few shots we got really comfortable with the photographer! She did my brother's wedding in 2015 then found out she graduated with FH. So we are excited to have her do the wedding.
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