The Secrets of Extraordinary Engagement Photos

Which conditions and creative choices lend themselves to truly gorgeous photographs? You're about to find out.

For natural, beautiful photos, you need to loosen up

You might be understandably a little tense or nervous if it's the first time you're being photographed by a pro, but that will probably wear off quickly. "Couples naturally become more relaxed as the session progresses," says photographer Kristina Carter of Vrai.

Photo: Kristina Carter - Vrai