Your engagement photo session is a great way to get to know your photographer. When it comes to photos, feeling comfortable always translates into better pictures. But that’s not the only reason to take engagement photos! Here are some fun, useful tips on how to get the most out of those engagement photos!

Photo by Nikki Hancock Photography,

  • Photographer Tip: Guest Book. Couples are becoming more and more creative with their guest books, but a photo book featuring your engagement photos is both fun and interactive. Plus, it’s a great excuse to get those photos in a book to keep out at your home for friends and family to look at for years to come!

Tip provided by Nikki Hancock Photography.


Photo by Nikki Hancock Photography,

  • Real Weddings Tip: Save the Dates. Be sure to take some fun engagement shots that fit your wedding theme in order to create fun and useful Save-the-Date cards or magnets. Your friends and family will love the head’s up to make their calendars and are more likely to save it or put it on their fridge if it features your gorgeous faces!

For more tips from the pros, check out our feature in the latest issue of Real Weddings Magazine HERE!

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Photos by Nikki Hancock Photography,

Blog post by Real Weddings Magazine’s writer, Kelley Saia.

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