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Engagement Photography Styles and Formats

Engagement Photography Styles and Formats

4 January 2022 / Caius Symboll®

Engagement Photography Styles and Formats

The three different formats of photography at Symboll are Pure Photojournalistic, Assisted, and Combination.

4 January 2022 / Caius Symboll®

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Engagement Photography

Each format has its unique approach to the engagement shoot that both partners can get comfortable with depending on their preference or mood for pictures during a photo series! We use these approaches to capture gorgeous candid moments throughout our shoots- not only those posed but also just before/after photos too which we think make them even better than expected. From our experience, the before/after comparisons make them even better than expected.

Symboll goes beyond what most other photographers do by adding “in-between philosophy” so you always have beautiful images taken while capturing all those fun times taking place right there and then.



1. Pure Photojournalistic Engagement Photography

Pure photojournalism engagement shoots are completely unassisted by the photographer. This format works well for couples that have existing ideas on how to style an engagement shoot. This format works well for couples that have a sentimental activity or location in mind and can act natural while ignoring him/her, but it’s also perfect if you want your images to be candid without any help from an assistant! Once at first sight with our client (the couple), we’ll find them what feels most natural: maybe its holding hands as they walk along; planting flowers together; sitting on this very bench – spot that has memories for them – taking photos all day long…whatever gives these two hours worth of memories their true intensity will do just fine. The important thing is honesty so make sure whatever happens does feel authentic–and don’t worry about things like hair and makeup, Symboll has you covered for that!



2. Assisted Engagement Photography

Engagement photography is all about capturing the moment when two people by love. It freezes moments that can be enjoyed weeks, years and decades later. It’s an emotional time in your life, so it should be documented for posterity – this way you can look back at how happy and excited were felt then know exactly what photos captured those feelings! For some couples who may not know where or how they wanted to shoot their engagement session but still wanted something special because of a love story between themselves; assisted engagement photoshoots work perfectly well with these clients by assisting them as professional photographers while capturing great shots.

Assisted engagement style is where the photographer helps to select locations and poses for you. This format works well if your partner may not know what they want in front of a camera or aren’t comfortable being natural; it’s best suited towards couples who need some guidance when taking pictures together!

Experienced photographers are familiar with different styles of engagement photos. They are able to recommend ideas that the couple can choose from, making the process easier and less anxious. Engagement shoots should be made up of moments of happiness and smiles, and that’s exactly what you should expect.




3. Combined Photojournalistic and Assisted Engagement Photography

We love this format of engagement photography because it allows for a little bit of both traditional and creative imagery. It’s perfect if you want the couple to look stunning in classic photos, as well as shots where they can be themselves without worrying about what we’re doing or thinking too much! We starte by getting them posed like royalty before moving on from there depending upon our client’s desires – whether he/she prefers more artful poses during certain parts throughout their shoot while others prefer just pure scenery backgrounds all around; each person has his personal preference when deciding how best goes down so let me know which sounds better to you!

We ensure that you settle for whichever styles of engagement photos works for you. One day that will fill you with joy for decades to come deserves as much time and expertise as possible. We enjoy the happiness that clients get when they find a style that is straight out of their wildest dreams. We all deserve happiness, and especially on such a special occasion.

More on Engagement Photography

We love this format of engagement photography because it allows us to spend a half or full day with our clients before the wedding. This time not only allows us, as photographers, to get that close relationship-building moment which can’t be done over email – but also gives you a day for shooting some unique images on your terms! From our experience, we are able to help you find the locations, color pallets, themes and poses that will make for your unique style of engagement photos.


Choosing a Wedding and Engagement Photographer

From the moment your guests arrive at the reception hall, they are in for an experience like no other. Your wedding day should be a memorable one that you can share with loved ones forever- we want every person attending this special occasion to feel welcomed and loved by all who attend it too! So let us capture those moments of joyous celebration as well as any tearful goodbyes on film so future generations can see how much love existed on your day. Choose Symboll as your wedding photographer. Interested in wedding videography? We do that too. Thank you so much for reading! We can’t wait for you to have a blast on your day!


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