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Where in Ottawa: Dominion Arboretum | A Blog Series on Ottawa's Best Locations for Wedding and Engagement Sessions

Where in Ottawa: Dominion Arboretum | A Blog Series on Ottawa's Best Locations for Wedding and Engagement Sessions

"Where In Ottawa" is a blog series featuring the best locations to have for your wedding or engagement photo sessions. For each post of this series, we will pick a spot, outline some of the highlights and challenges using the location, and show some photos we've shot for inspiration! 

How to Prepare for Your Engagement Session

How to Prepare for Your Engagement Session

Engagement photo shoots can be a bit daunting for many couples (you should do it!). It is likely the first time you and your fiancé(e) will devote an entire hour in front of the camera together. It is likely the first time you are working with a professional photographer, whose style and personality you have (hopefully) carefully considered. Depending on the location you have chosen for the photo shoot, you might be in a public space, where people will inevitably glance at you and your partner having, what many might consider to be, a private moment. 

How do you prepare for this? How do you act in front of the camera? What do you wear? These are some of the most common questions I generally get from my couples and I've come up with several tips I usually send to them in order to prepare them for what should be a fun photo shoot!