GET NEW POSTS BY EMAIL

WELCOME

Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals. I'm a recovering former vegan and vegetarian, now healing with a nutrient-dense mostly Paleo diet, and love at-home CrossFit and yoga workouts. I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!

New mom to baby Otto born April 2018!

More great engagement photo sources

I can't tell you how happy I was to hear all your great comments about my thoughts about engagement photos this weekend!

When I posted that, I was thinking about places in and around Portland to do our engagement shoot.  I was so impressed by all the fantastic local photographers I found just through simple Google searches!
But you all reminded me of the great places to look for engagement shoot inspiration.  Here's where I've been looking:


What other sites do any of your recommend for places to find galleries of great engagement shoots??

And as I was looking through for more inspiration on these blogs, I saw a feature on Green Wedding Shoes called, "Should we get engagement photos?"  Very good little article!  She talks about different types of locations... urban, in a field...
or...
And then in Part 2 of the about engagement photos info, she talks about props and other funky additions.
All above photos from Green Wedding Shoes
It is good to hear more perspectives about engagement shoots, especially from someone who sees them all the time from different photographers.  Anyone know of any other advice columns or anything about engagement photography??
I also found a bunch of photos (and this cute save-the-date!) I liked on Ruffled.  Want to see?
All from Ruffled

Now I feel like shoe-shopping so I can wear something super cute for our photos!

Thanks again for all your help about engagement shoots the other day, and I loved seeing some of your photos from your engagements!  I will be scheduling a time and place for our photos sometime this week, so it's great to have more to think about before I make any big decisions =)

10 comments

  1. Engagement photos have come a long way since I got married! LOL

    ReplyDelete
  2. Anonymous8/25/2010

    Wonderful images! I love them all especially the last image with the pretty Turquoise shoes!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Yours will be lovely! I am excited for you!

    ReplyDelete
  4. My big concern when we had engagement photos taken was that no one would really have a chance to see them once wedding photos were done and life had moved on past that point...so I used a montage of our fave engagement photos to make a photo book that served as our guestbook for the wedding. We used shutterfly and made it look really cute with lots of space in the margins for our guests to write notes on the page with their favorite pic. It's one of my favorite things in the house now! and lives quite happily on my coffee table. Guests in our home love to browse through it and read some of the funny notes inside.

    ReplyDelete
  5. lovely!! really - i am rethinking plaid flannel shirts with the above pics!

    ReplyDelete
  6. The photo guest book is such a cool idea, I think we may do that--it's a more lasting guest book, too, that we will remember to look at and show off!

    ReplyDelete
  7. We visited my sister near Mt. Hood and did our engagement photo at Snoquamie (sp?) Falls! It was gorgeous to have the falls as a backdrop. We created a "Save the Date" evite that we emailed to everyone with our image in the background. I should post them online. Here's a link to my wedding album. I had 3 professional photographers at the wedding: http://picasaweb.google.com/margiejosh/WeddingAlbum052507#

    ReplyDelete
  8. Beautiful wedding, Eva! I would love to see your save-the-dates!

    ReplyDelete
  9. Very beautiful photos! Have you thought about making your own veil for the wedding? I would love to see a tutorial for that!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Joli Photography took my engagement photos in downtown Portland - at Laurelhurst Park, and there is a funky old brick wall close to Hot Lips Pizza & Sip & Kranz in the Pearl area. Here is a link for more inspiration: www.joliphotographie.com Our photos are listed on July 1st - Paul & El :)

    We had a blast getting our photos taken! Enjoy!

    ReplyDelete

Search

CATEGORIES

accessories alterations anniversary apartment appliqué baby bathroom beauty bedroom blog swap blogging blogging tips books bridesmaid dress budget chairs cooking costumes crafty DIY curtains decor art demo denim dining room DIY gift DIY Wardrobe Makeovers dress dye e-design eco-friendly etsy fabric family farm fitness food fur furniture garage gardening gifts giveaway glitter hair Halloween handsewing happiness headboard health hobbies holiday holiday party dresses home dec home improvement home tour How to Wear DIY interfacing jeans kids' clothes kitchen knits lace lamp Lavender's Green Historic Clothing leather lighting living room maxi McCall's M6558 McCalls M5849 mending mod podge mood board motherhood my book my home nursery office One Room Challenge ORC Fall 2018 ORC Fall 2019 ORC Spring 2019 oregon organization paint Paleo parenting parties passions patterns peplum photography podcast Portland pregnancy quilt recipe recognition recycled retro ribbon romper rugs scarf scraps sewing sewing circle sewing inspiration sewing room Sewing with Friends shopping Silhouette Simplicity 1355 Simplicity 1873 Simplicity 1913 Simplicity 2444 Simplicity 2584 skirt slipcover sponsor spray paint stamp Stanley 90's reno Stanley 90's reno weekly update Stanley Tudor Revived staple gun stencil strapless stress sweater table tee the pillow tutorials thrifting tile top townhouse progress toys travel Tudor kitchen reno tutorial upholstery vacation vintage wallpaper wedding wedding dress weekend weekend inspiration what to wear
© Create / Enjoy • Theme by Maira G.