8 Fun Ways to Use Your Engagement Photos

There are so many reasons to book an engagement session with your wedding day photographer. Booking your engagement session is more than just capturing beautiful images—it’s a chance to get comfortable in front of the camera with your photographer who will also be there on your big day! But what’s next? How can you make the most of those stunning photos? Here are 8 fun ways to use your engagement photos.

City Engagement Photos

1. Save the Date Magic

Most couples only use their engagement pictures for their Save the Dates, so this one is rather obvious. Let your creativity shine by using your engagement photos for unique save-the-date cards. If you want to add some more flare, add some personality with props and let everyone know when your special day is coming up!

Fall Engagement Photos with your Wedding Date

2. Invitations with a Personal Touch

If you are skipping the save-the-date card and just sending our invitations you can use your engagement photos. There are many different components to a wedding invitation. From the actual invitations, RSVP, menu cards, directions and hotel accommodations lists to the stamps, envelopes, and address labels. There are many places you can use your professional engagement photos to give your wedding invitations a more personal touch.

Kiera and John’s Wedding Day

3. Signature-Worthy Guest Book

Creating a customized guest book is a great way to display your engagement photos. You can keep your guest book simple with just an image on the cover with blank pages for guests to sign or you can make it a little more personal. Some couples have included a few pages in the sign in book that lets their guests know how they met, fell in love and end up saying ‘I Do”.

Julia and Brandon’s Wedding Day

4. Home Sweet Home Decor

There is no better way to start the new life you will be sharing than decorating your new home with your photos. Having your engagement photos hanging on the walls in frames around your home is the perfect way to remember the special bond you two share.

5. Wedding Day Decor

There are many ways you can use your engagement photos to decorate your reception venue. You can have large prints made to line the walls of your venue or have a few framed and allow your guest to sign it.

6. Sentimental Slideshow

Having a sideshow playing as your guests enter the reception area or even to show at your rehearsal dinner is a great way to get your guest talking and adds a little sentimental value. Why wouldn’t you include a few of your engagement photos in it?

Spring Engagement Photos in a field of flowers

7. Memorable Party Favors

Key chains, postcards, and t-shirts even can all be made with your image on them. You’ll want your guests to take home something special to remember your wedding day by. Maybe not a coffee mug but, you could have little escort cards personalized with your engagement photo.

Fall engagement photos by the lake

8. Social Media Showoff

The best way to use your engagement photos is to have them as your profile pictures on your social media. What better way to show off your stunning images and to let everyone know you will be tying the knot!

Winter engagement photos

Your engagement photos are more than just pictures—they’re a reflection of your love story. Get creative and have fun incorporating them into your wedding journey!

April 14, 2024

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