Wedding Planning Guide

Top 10 Engagement Photo Ideas

    Now that you’ve said “yes!” it’s time to start thinking about engagement photos to include on your save the dates, wedding websites, thank you cards, and beyond.


    While you’re trying to pick out the props, poses, and venue, the most important thing to consider is whether it feels special (and natural) to you and your partner. To help get you started, we’ve put together our top 10 favorite engagement photo tips and ideas to help inspire yours.

1

MAKE IT A LANDMARK EVENT

Find one of your city’s most beloved monuments to capture this monumental time in your lives.

2

USE A BRIGHT BACKDROP

Using a colorful backdrop or wall helps express your excitement in a snap.

3

POSE WITH YOUR PET

Bring your dog or cat along to get all of your best friends into one photo.

4

REVISIT YOUR FIRST DATE

Head to the spot where you had your first date together to capture the magic all over again.

5

TAKE IT OUTSIDE

Feel at ease with a photo shoot in a serene forest or a nearby national park.

6

GIVE THEM A SIGN

After you’ve said yes, make a cute handwritten or printed sign that that spells out your future wedding date to hold in your photo.

7

SOAK IN THE SUNSET

Backlight your photos with the sunset to capture just you and your partner’s silhouette.

8

SHARE YOUR INTERESTS

Plan your photo session around shared hobbies to get images that show the two of you having fun doing what you both love.

9

BE CANDID

Be your real selves. Have the photographer snap candids of you and your partner at your favorite coffee shop or relaxing at the park.

10

BE ADVENTUROUS

Visit somewhere new or go to a favorite destination to snap photos that show off your adventurous side.