Tips for Shooting an Engagement Sessions

New York-based photographer Ryan Brenizer shot this video with B&H to explain his methods for doing engagement photo shoots and the importance of using these sessions as a means to build trust and comfort with a couple before their wedding.

Brenizer talks about his work but also demonstrate and give a short glimpse into a real work including lots of tips about the time of day, places, poses and much more.

We have looked at many aspects of wedding photography in the past here on LensVid including a loot at the The Iconic Bridal Portrait,  How to Light a Wedding Reception, as well as Efficiency Tips for the wedding photographer, How to Prepares For An Engagement Session ShootHow to Pose for a Photoshoot: Posing a Bride and many more videos which you can find on LensVid’s wedding photography section.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.


  1. I have found that make jokes tends to lighten the moods and break the tension of even the most nervous couples because it feels more like you are just walking around with friends who are taking your photos rather than with a photographer you just met.

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