Let’s be honest, getting pictures taken can be scary! I might take photos all day every day, but as soon as someone points a camera at me, I forget what to do with my hands. I’m here to make sure that you and your partner are as comfortable as possible when you are getting your engagement photos taken. I'll help guide for some poses, but most importantly I capture the love you two share and let your personalities show. My ultimate goal is for you to have a fun experience, and to capture you and your partner in your element- laughing and enjoying each other’s company!
Your Engagement Session
WHERE IN THE WORLD SHOULD WE DO THIS THING?
Your engagement session will take place in a location of your choice. I always recommend somewhere that is personal to you. Maybe where you first met, had your first date, your favorite hike, or where your proposal was! Some people don’t have a specific place in mind, and thats okay. If you have a specific look or feel you’re going for, let me know! Whether you’re looking for a gorgeous mountain view, a forest, or an alpine lake, I can give you some great location suggestions to choose from.
WHEN SHOULD WE SCHEDULE OUR ENGAGEMENT SESSION?
Schedule as soon as possible! What time of year you would like your engagement session to take place is up to you. Some people prefer right away so they can mail their save the dates. Others schedule for a particular season, like the Fall for yellow Aspens or Winter for some fun snow photos.
Reach out and I can send you my calendar so we can pick your date.
WHAT TIME IS THE BEST FOR PHOTOS?
Golden Hour! Golden Hour is the hour before sunset, and the hour after sunrise. (How many times can I say ‘hour’ in this paragraph? The limit does not exist). This is a beautiful time for photographs because the sun is lower in the sky, creating beautiful, soft, golden light.
Of course you can schedule for a different time, but I highly recommend the evening or early morning.
What SHOULD WE wear?
Most importantly, where something you feel confidant in. In terms of colors, you and your partner don’t need to match (unless that’s your thing). Coordinating works well! You can bring a second outfit if you prefer. If you choose to do this, I suggest one dressed-up option and one dressed-down option.
If you decide to wear heels, I recommend having a comfy pair of shoes in your car just in case we walk up a hill or some rougher terrain.
WHAT IF I’m AWKWARD IN PHOTOS?
The great thing about engagement photos is that you have a buddy! The most important thing is the love you and your partner have for each other, which is going to show through the photos. I will help guide you so you look your best, but all you need to do is enjoy your time with your partner!
Receiving Your Photos
How Will we REcive our Photos?
You will be emailed an online gallery of the digital images through a website called Pixieset. You will receive both web-quality and print-quality versions of each photo with This way you can share them on Facebook, Instagram or get them printed!
WHEN WILL WE GET OUR PHOTOS BACK?
Within three weeks of the date of your engagement session, you will receive a gallery of your photos.
CAN I SHARE OUR GALLERY?
Yes! You can share your gallery link with your family and friends. You’ll receive a download PIN along with your gallery, which you can give to others to download the photos. Grandma is going to be so excited.
HOW LONG WILL WE HAVE ACCESS TO OUR GALLERY?
Your gallery will be live for one year after your engagement session. You will receive an email before it expires. I recommend downloading the gallery in its entirety, and saving the photos in two places to be safe!
CAN I PRINT MY PHOTOS?
Of course! You will have personal printing rights to print the photos as many times as you wish.
Printing photos has become lost in this digital age, so I highly recommend physical copies of your memories.
All of the print-quality images you’ll receive are optimized for printing. You can also directly order prints through the gallery. I use a professional printing lab that will ship your photos directly to your door. It makes things easy and guarantees the quality!