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There is one thing that can make an engagement session instantly adorable and also add a ton of stress at the same time! Normally when we shoot engagement sessions, our couples show up with a little bit of nerves just because they are about to be professionally photographed for the first time! Nerves are normal! However, adding a DOG into the situation adds a whole new level of stress to the situation. I totally get it, Michael and I would have had Bokeh in our engagement pictures if we had had him back then!!

The stress is WORTH it! However, it doesn’t HAVE to be stressful. There are several ways to decrease the amount of stress that comes from adding a dog into an engagement shoot and we’re sharing some of them in today’s video!! I’m sharing 5 tips for BRIDES and 5 tips for PHOTOGRAPHERS! I’m loving this video because Michael let me put Bokeh in it for 5 seconds! :)

Before watching, there was ONE thing I need to point out! When I say that photographers need a “WIDER APERTURE”…. I meant HIGHER! :) After 8 takes, my brain was fried. Just wanted to point that out so that I don’t get emails about it!! :)

 

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