Other than memories, your engagement and wedding photos are the most tangible and long-lasting keepsakes of the time leading up to and the day of your wedding. Couples generally spend about 5 to 11 percent of their wedding budget on the photographer’s day rate, so getting it right ensures money well spent and a beautiful wedding album to enjoy for years to come. Here are a few tips from New Orleans Bride Magazine editor Melanie Warner Spencer from the monthly WWLTV Morning Show segment for fabulous engagement and wedding photos that last a lifetime.