Spring Engagement Photo Session @ Deep Cut Gardens

Love is all around us and spring has sprung, this is one of the best times to capture the emotions with an engagement session. Most people hesitate about engagement sessions because they just do not know much about them.

Here are a few simple tips:

Advance planning helps engaged couples make the most of their pictures and keep in mind that by having an engagement session you will have the opportunity to obtain beautiful casual pictures rather than the ones from your wedding in your wedding attire.

An engagement session is 1 to 2 hours, depending on location or locations and if the couple will be changing outfits. Couples should take the time to really think about their location and what time of year as these elements will become the backdrop that the photographer has to work with.

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One of the most common questions:

What to wear for my engagement session?
Well, keep in mind rules are sometimes meant to be broken so in this case I will give you suggestions rather than rules and remember this type of photography session is an art form not a science.

Wear solid colors or simple patterns and a cute cocktail dress just don’t over do it and stick to fitted clothing anything baggy will make you look bigger than

you are. Of course this suggestion depends on the season on the flip side a layer look does look good as well.

Coordinate Colors: Take a look at one of our Awesome Couples: Gina + Joe’s engagement photos taken at liberty state park.  Here you will find that this couple came prepared to have a fun time and utilized the tips provided in this article.

Things not to wear:
Bright white matching shirts with logos and super short skirts

Bonus – add ons that are a plus:
Accessories are fun – sunglasses, Save the date sign, hats and believe it or not sport apparel

Lastly makeup and hair:

Thats a no brainer, always look your best. Get your hair done ladies.

Victor + Quynthy choose to take their engagement pictures with Tara from Ultimate Party Central at Deep Cut Gardens in Middletown, NJ. This location provides 54 acres of romantic garden scenery. As featured from a good friend of ours Erik Kent from NJwedding.com (13 Top Spots for Engagement & Wedding Photos in New Jersey) Deep Cut Gardens is listed as the number 2 most requested photography spots for engagements and weddings. NJWedding.com article can be found here: http://www.njwedding.com/articles/13topspots_engagement_wedding_photos_nj.cfm
This is what Quynhthy shared with us the night that the photos where uploaded for her to view.