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Engagement Photos on a Family Farm in Walterboro, SC| Southern Tide Photography

As a Charleston Wedding Photographer, I have shot a lot of Engagement Shoots. A LOT. More then I could ever dream of counting. I have a lot of clients who ask for suggestions on where to have their Engagement Session, and I am more then happy to suggest some of my favorite places. But the thing I always tell a couple first, is that the location should have some type of meaning for them. Even if they are not from Charleston, you can still pick a location that represents you as a couple. For example, if the couple loves the water and enjoys doing activities on the water together, I would suggest a shoot at one of ¬†Charleston’s local marinas […]

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Engagement Shoot Tips

When preparing for photo shoots, I always prepare ahead of time for the shoot by scoping out the chosen location, seeing what time of day provides the most flattering light at that location, get my equipment ready, organize any props I will be using, etc. The MOST IMPORTANT thing I do to prepare for a photo shoot is I prepare my clients for their shoot. This is especially true with Engagement Sessions. Engagement shoots have become increasingly popular over the past several years and most newly engaged couples are booking engagement sessions as soon as they get engaged. Engagement shoots are great because they can help you determine what wedding photographer to use, they can help you and your photographer […]

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