The following is an excerpt from the Natural Light Couples Photography DVD, a comprehensive workshop on the planning, lighting, posing, and post production for engagement, or couples, photography by SLR Lounge and Lin and Jirsa
There are hundreds of reasons to love engagement sessions, otherwise known as couples photography sessions. Unlike a wedding, which can seem rushed and hectic, with an engagement session you have full control over almost all aspects of the shoot, from the location to the wardrobe to the lighting. This allows you to slow down and truly perfect each shot and each scene.
To properly execute and engagement session, you need to have the necessary tools, from a sufficient camera body to the lighting gear, and of course, a variety of versatile lenses. In the following article, we are going to discuss the must-have lenses for engagement photography. [Read more…]