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Capture the Magic: Why Booking a Wedding Photographer ASAP after Your Engagement is Essential


Congratulations on your engagement! Now that you've taken the leap into this beautiful new chapter of your life, it's time to start planning your dream wedding. Among the many important decisions you'll be making, one that should be at the top of your list is booking a wedding photographer. As soon as the excitement settles, here’s why booking a wedding photographer ASAP after your engagement is an essential step to preserve the magic of your special day.

You have begun wedding planning, you've found your dream wedding venue, locked in a date and now you plan to book in your dream wedding photographer, and they reply, sorry I'm already booked for that date. No one needs that stress! And so, this is why you need to book your venue and photographer at the same time.

If you have found a wedding photographer whose style of photos you love, you love their personality and their values, and the photographer aligns with your wedding day vision it's really important to get in contact to discuss your proposed date. It's not just about the beautiful images you receive after your wedding. When it comes to booking a wedding photographer, there are a number of things to consider. You want to make sure they are the right person to be with you and your partner on your wedding day, we will literally be your third wheel. Photographers book out well in advance compared to any other vendor which is another reason to check in with them early in your planning process. It is almost never too early to start wedding planning. Over the busy months of 'wedding season' the summer weekends book out up to 18 months in advance.

Choosing a wedding photographer is not just about their skills or curated Instagram profile but ensuring that their values align with yours. It is about capturing your love story authentically and giving you a completed gallery of beautiful candid moments of your friends and family, something that is important to you then you need to make sure to enquire with Lea and Lens Photography.

I like to take the time to get to know my couples, every love story is unique and so is the way I tell your love story when I capture it. Booking in early allows us time to chat and plan to ensure you have the most amazing experience having your photo taken.

Your engagement is a time of joy and love, and booking a wedding photographer soon after you're engaged means you can also celebrate with an engagement photoshoot that is included in the majority of my wedding packages. You can then use these images for your save the dates and your wedding website. So, celebrate your engagement and take the next step by securing me for your wedding photography!

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