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My Biggest Pinterest Pet Peeve | Tacoma Engagement and Wedding Photography

My Biggest Pinterest Pet Peeve | Tacoma Engagement and Wedding Photography

As much as I love Pinterest for organizing inspiration and ideas, I can’t stand the fact that it’s drawing attention away from couples wanting photos that are genuinely them. We all love pretty photos, but your session should be all about the genuine you. Who you are as a person, couple or family. That’s what’s important and what will truly make you fall in love with your photos. So how do you plan a session that’ll bring out who you genuinely are?

First, choose a location that’s true to what you love. Don’t be afraid to interact in ways that are natural and comfortable. You can’t do anything wrong if you’re just being you!

Incorporating your passions into your shoot is a perfect example on making it authentic and all about you! Love coffee? Why not have your shoot at your favorite coffee shop like these two below? Love to kayak? Great, me too! I’ll follow you around and get some awesome lifestyle photos while we have an adventure. Love to snuggle up on the couch with your partner? How about an in home or studio lifestyle session? There are so many exciting and creative ways to incorporate your personality into your photos and I’m always happy to craft up the perfect plan for you unlike anything you’ve seen on Pinterest!

Make your session genuinely you.

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Outside of Olympia Coffee Roasting Co
Engagement Photos in a Coffee Shop
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Drinking Coffee
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lifestyle engagement photos
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Interested in having me as your Olympia or Tacoma Engagement and Wedding Photography? Email me today for information and to reserve your date!

Megan Montalvo is a Wedding and Elopement Photographer based out of the Olympia and Tacoma Washington. She offers Olympia Tacoma Wedding photography to surrounding PNW destinations such as Mt. Rainier, Lake Quinault, Snoqualmie, Snoqualmie Pass, Cle Elum, Suncadia, Leavenworth, Ruby Beach, Cape Kiwanda, Canon Beach and the San Juan Islands.

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