Engagement Photo Ideas

Engagement photos are often one of the next steps you take after getting engaged. They are the perfect way to capture the love you share for each other during one of the most exciting stages of your life. Here are some engagement photo ideas that can help you get the photos of your dreams.

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Choose a location for your engagement photos that is sentimental to you as a couple.

  • Where you met
  • Where you got engaged 
  • Your favorite place to go together
  • A place where you have made amazing memories

Choose a location that you’ll love to have as the background of your photos and that will compliment your love. 

  • By the water
  • The beach
  • A garden
  • At a monument
  • At a museum 
  • Downtown 
  • At a train station



  • The classic kiss
  • Give her a spin
  • Lift her up with a kiss
  • Dip her
  • Have a laugh 
  • The sweet forehead kiss 
  • Look into to each other’s eyes
  • Pop some champagne 
  • Forehead to forehead 
  • Over the shoulder cheek kiss
  • Walk and hold hands 


Here are some other ways to make your engagement photos unique. 

  • Dress up
  • Wear meaningful outfits 
  • Have a theme 
  • Go at sunset
  • Include your kids
  • Include your pets
  • Ring shot

You can do so many locations and poses for your engagement photos, but the most important thing is that the pictures represent who you are as a couple and the love you share for one another.

Let us know if you have any more engagement photo ideas that will capture a couple’s true love!

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