AUSTIN ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS
Trail of Lights proposal photos in Austin, TX | Ashley & Josh
Josh nailed it with this proposal. He had a great team help plan it and make it extra special that even KVUE news picked it up: KVUE News Location: Austin Trail of Lights ...February 2, 2021 / Proposal
South Congress engagement photos in Austin, TX | Brittany & Peter
We laughed and wandered all up and down South Congress Avenue. That rooftop sunset photo was as nice to watch as it was to photograph. If you want to get ideas for pla...November 17, 2020 / Engagement
Downtown Austin engagement photos in Austin, TX | Jay & Steve
We woke up at sunrise to laugh quite a bit. Between all the street art and iconic spots in Downtown Austin, Congress Ave is such a great spot to photograph. The Contemporary Austin Jones Center has th...September 11, 2020 / Engagement
Roadhouse Relics engagement photos in Austin, TX | Wylea & Steve
We headed to Roadhouse Relics for some neon sign fun. Neon Contemporary Art is crafted by Todd Sanders of Roadhouse Relics in his Austin Texas studio and gallery. He crafts his vintage-style designs u...August 14, 2020 / Engagement
Laguna Gloria engagement photos in Austin, TX | Allison & Luis
We explored international contemporary art in a natural setting at Laguna Gloria. Location: The Contemporary Austin | Laguna Gloria If you want to get ideas ...April 14, 2020 / Engagement
South Congress engagement photos in Austin, TX | Madison & Nick
We walked alongside South Congress, popped in front of Hotel San José and snuck on a rooftop for some sunset photos. If you want to get ideas for places to take engageme...April 5, 2020 / Engagement
Why Austin Is a Top Choice for Engagement Photos
The Importance of a Personal Connection
Best Locations in Austin for Engagement Shoots
Unique Austin Settings for Your Engagement Session
Including Personal Elements in Your Shoot
Communicating Your Vision and Expectations
AUSTIN ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHERS
Links to help you find the best places to take engagement photos in Austin TX. Here's 5 great resources.
• How do I choose the right location for my Austin engagement photos?
Choosing the perfect location for your engagement photos in Austin depends on your personal style and story as a couple. Consider places that hold special meaning to you, whether it's where you first met, had your first date, or simply a spot you both love. Austin offers a variety of settings, from urban landscapes to natural scenery. Think about the mood you want to set – romantic, playful, or adventurous – and pick a location that complements it.
• What should I consider when planning the timing of my engagement shoot?
The timing of your engagement shoot is crucial for capturing the best light and atmosphere. Generally, the golden hours, shortly after sunrise or before sunset, offer soft, flattering light. Consider the season and weather patterns in Austin – spring and fall usually provide comfortable temperatures and beautiful natural backdrops. Also, think about your wedding timeline and when you plan to use these photos, such as for save-the-date cards.
• How can I make my engagement photos unique and personal?
Personalizing your engagement photos can be done in several ways. Incorporate hobbies or activities you enjoy as a couple, use props that have special significance to your relationship, or choose a theme that reflects your personalities. Outfit choices also play a significant role – wear something that represents your style and makes you feel confident. Lastly, be yourselves and let your natural chemistry shine through; the most unique photos are often the ones that capture genuine moments.
• Can I include my pets in the engagement photo session?
Absolutely! Including pets in your engagement session is a great way to personalize your photos and capture your complete family. Consider the location and how your pet might behave in that environment, and bring along treats or toys to help them stay engaged. I recommend starting with your pet for the first half and having a friend come along to take care of them.
• What if we’re uncomfortable in front of the camera?
90% of my couples say exactly this. It’s common to feel uneasy in front of the camera, but it's my job to help ease those nerves. Consider an engagement shoot as a practice run for your wedding day. I can provide guidance on posing and help create a relaxed environment. Focus on your partner and the moment, rather than the camera, and you'll find yourselves easing into it naturally.