Original Engagement Photo Shoot Ideas

The engagement shoot is often a forgotten tradition and a real missed opportunity to capture some special images before your wedding – ones that you most likely would have treasured in the future. Interested, but not sure how to make your shoot fun and original? From a wedding photographer who brought an engaged couple’s favourite TV and film moments to life for their shoot to a range of variations on a classic winter theme, find inspiration for your engagement photo shoot from some of the featured articles below!

http://uproxx.com/life/engagement-photography-vanessa-kessinger/This Engagement Photo Session Will Make You Crave Netflix

If you’re anything like me, you’ve seen your share of engagement photos — since literally every friend you’ve ever had is now married. You’ve marveled at the subtly coordinated outfits and soft focus. You’ve longed to live in these sun-dappled worlds, where the light is always beautiful, peaking through the lush trees. And boy, that couple. They are either really happy or really good at faking it, because your natural impulse when commenting on Instagram is to type, “LOVE THESE! LOVE YOU TWO!” Read more…

http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/people/weddings/our-wedding-story-elaborate-engagement-celebrations-in-thailand-1.2869479Our Wedding Story: Elaborate engagement celebrations in Thailand

John, from Kilkenny, completed a degree in art and design in Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology and in 2008 travelled to Thailand where he found a job as an animation teacher at the American School of Bangkok. Three years later, he met Kattiya, a stage manager for a Thai TV company from Saraburi province. The couple got engaged last year and as is Thai tradition, the celebration party was an elaborate affair – “like a wedding, where everyone wore gold”. John’s mother, aunt and cousin made the journey to Thailand to celebrate with the couple. Read more…

http://www.philly.com/philly/living/20161118_Engagement_photos__Bring_on_the_farm_animals_and_props.htmlEngagement photos: Bring on the farm animals and props

They started out with a demure, handheld walk in a field. They tried hanging out at a pond; she in a bathing suit, he shirtless and fishing. Then, the right setting became apparent: an all-out paint fight. And so went the engagement photo shoot of Jennifer Garcia and Nick Sloms. “We both like painting and we wanted it to be a fun experience that represented us,” said Garcia, a twentysomething from Collingswood. Wearing all white and equipped with big squirt bottles, they started with a canvas, and then moved on to each other. “It got really messy.” Bye-bye white outfits, hello lots and lots of Facebook likes. Read more…

http://www.brit.co/14-winter-engagement-photos-that-will-warm-your-heart/14 Winter Engagement Photos That Will Warm Your Heart

Engagement season is fast approaching! With that new ring on your finger and your new fiancé on your arm, it’s time to bring a little bit of winter wonder and holiday cheer into your engagement photos. Filled with cozy blankets, snowflakes and hot cocoa, these 14 winter engagement photos will inspire you to start planning your e-session ASAP. Let your love keep you warm as you plan a photo op full of fun and memories. Caution: These winter engagement photos will give you (the good kind of) chills. Read more…