Getting engaged is one of the happiest and romantic times of your life. Whether you have been courting for just a few weeks or a few years you are jointly making both a personal and public commitment to get married and to spend the rest of your lives together.
In the early years, the engagement period was a time to negotiate a ‘bride-price’ since the family of the women was losing a working member of the family and they had to be compensated for her loss. Centuries later, the situation was reversed with fathers paying their future son-in-law a payment or ‘dowry’ to marry off their daughter. The engagement then became a time to agree the dowry and to collect the bride-to-be’s possessions (her trousseau). Fortunately today, matters are much simpler and the engagement period is a busy and exciting time where the betrothed couple plan their wedding day and prepare for married life.
One of the today’s traditions is having engagement photos taken. The photos make great wedding gifts, thanks you cards or photo enlargements are wonderful for your guests to sign as a guest book. If your planning your destination wedding on Maui or if your a local resident getting married on the island please consider Nicole at Behind The Lens Maui for your photography needs. All photo packages include a Incredible discount for your engagement photo session.
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