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How to make the most of an Engagement Session with your furry friends!

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Engagement photo sessions are an exciting way to celebrate your upcoming wedding. They make perfect photos for your save-the-date cards, engagement announcements and wedding day decor. An engagement session also gives you the opportunity to work with your wedding photographer before the big day. It will help you get comfortable in front of their lens and with their style.


Many couples choose to include their dog in their engagement session, after all, they are part of the family. You want your photos to be natural and relaxing for them, as if it were any other day. Think about your dog's personality before choosing a location. If he or she is an anxious dog, consider your backyard. Your dog will feel more comfortable there. If not, a favorite park is a good choice. Angela and Glenn chose the tranquil Green Gables Farm in Statesville, NC.
It is also their Wedding Venue.




And what about the cat? The cat is a member of the family too. Cats might be more comfortable indoors, and at home f…

Outdoor Wedding Planning Tips and Ideas

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Spring is here and it's outdoor wedding season. When finalizing the details of your outdoor ceremony or reception, think of the two "Ls"...Lighting and Location. The importance of lighting and location can make or break your photos. Plan your ceremony time around the day's best natural light. The golden hour of daylight is just before sunset.



Next is location. If your exchanging vows in front of a mountain peak or a walk down a sandy beach, there are many backdrops to guarantee panoramic photo opportunities. Here are a few factors you want to consider. Use complimentary colors and textures that blend in with the natural beauty of your surroundings.
For a ceremony with a scenic background make sure your altar doesn't block the view. Keep it simple, like this twisted twig wedding arch. Romantic lanterns surrounded with baby's breath, and candles add rustic charm.


Complimentary colors and textures continue with this adorable flower girl as she carries her natural w…