Maybe this is an unpopular opinion. Maybe this is because I’m not a fan of posed photography unless it’s silly or satirical. Or, maybe, and most likely, it’s because I am an unromantic humbuggy.
But, I just…I can’t get on board with engagement photos.
The older I get, the more friends I see tie the knot, spending so much money of things like calligraphy, mini cupcakes, “vintage” photo frames, and lights. All those teeny tiny little romantical strings of light. And it’s all mega beautiful, and also beaucoup bucks.
I think everyone should have whatever wedding their little princess heart desires, but the realist in me can’t ignore the exorbitant cost of all the pretty things. Are engagement photos really a necessity? What do you guys think? Do you at least agree with have to do away with the white top and jeans combo at the beach look?
Let’s have a discussion in the comments.
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