When I meet with my couples, I often hear, “Oh, we don’t really need an engagement session.” Or, “My friend’s mom's uncle took some pictures of us, so we are just going to use those for our engagement photos, so we don’t need to have professional pictures.”
Wait a Minute, Missy (or Mister!)! There ARE reasons you should DEFINITELY consider doing an engagement session with your wedding photographer!
Finally, you’re looking toward your photographer to provide your home’s ART. You’re not always dressed up in a wedding dress, so shouldn’t your home art reflect that? Make your session about something you enjoy doing together, at a location that’s important to you, or just get AWESOME photos of you just being yourselves. If you have specific places in your home you’re hoping to hang some artwork, be sure to let your photographer know. Maybe s/he can suggest the perfect portrait or collection for above the sofa, on the mantle, or to stagger up the staircase. After all, that IS what we specialize in