More and more couples are taking engagement photos these days, and with good reason — it's a wonderful way to practice with your photographer and get more comfortable in front of the camera before the big day. But the question remains: What do you actually do with those photos? Sure, you can use them for your save-the-dates, but that isn't your only option.
Have you ever looked at those beautiful, perfectly posed engagement photos and thought to yourself, "That's so not us?" Well, you're not alone. At the end of the day, you want your pictures to reflect your personality, so don't try to force things that feel unnatural. If you're a laid-back couple, say, "I do" to super casual engagement sessions rather than getting all fancy with your outfit or your locale. You'll look so much more comfortable if you just stay true to who you are. Not sure how to nail your photos?
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If you recently got engaged, you're probably starting to think about those engagement photos. You know you want to do a photo shoot, but how are you supposed to make sure you get the best pictures possible? Well, it's not just about the photographer and the lighting; a lot of how your photos turn out has to do with what you and your partner decide to wear.
Who says there's an age limit on the flower girl role? 28-year-old Patrick Casey stole the show as the "flower man" at his cousin Andria's wedding.
"They've been together a while, and I started lobbying to be the flower man before they were even engaged," Casey told ABC News. "They loved the idea, and I was beyond excited they said yes once they were officially engaged."
The flower basket he used carried sentimental value — it's the same one Andria carried down the aisle two decades ago when the duo were flower girl and ring bearer in a family member's wedding.
"Losing" your best friend to married life can be a tough pill to swallow — many fear their friendships will never be the same again. High school sweethearts Brittney and Kody decided to poke fun at this idea by including Kody's best friend, Mitch, in their humorous engagement photo:
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You've got each of your big day invitations signed, sealed, and ready to be delivered to the final destination in one pretty little piece — that's the hope, at least! After spending a few months working on your stationery, you probably feel like you know everything there is to know about those paper products. But before you head to the post office to ship out your invitations, there are a few major thing you need to consider that may have never crossed your mind. So, without further ado, here are five things to do to make the most of your mailing.
December through February is the most popular time for proposals, so I’m guessing that many of you are now sporting a shiny sparkler (congratulations!) and are anxious to get your wedding planning started. You’ll find everything you need in our March/April 2017 issue, from fabulous fashions to smart planning advice, savvy budget tips and dreamy honeymoons.