It may be a massive generalisation, but in my experience no-one does engagement shoots like those
creative folks in The Philippines. It’s very rare that I featured these kinds of shoots any more, but when I’m presented with something like this, there is no way I’m going to turn it down!
So what do you think? Would you ever do something and over the top, awesome and creative as this for your own pre-wedding shoot?
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