Before any wedding takes place, there has to be an engagement. A growing trend is sending out pictures documenting this momentus occasion. Women everywhere are photographing adorable pictures of their rings, the spot where they got engaged, and a picture of the happy couple. Why not show off the beginnings of the happiest day of your life?
When sending out your pictures, you can be really creative with the styles. Some women like sending out themed pictures that may go along with the theme of your wedding. Long Island women love taking pictures on our lovely beaches or beautiful state parks which provide a romantic setting. Not to mention all of the gorgeous estates and historic landmarks you can take advantage of!
The most important part of engagement photos are to show off the happiness in your life at the moment. Whether this be in a grand setting or your own backyard, the point is to share with the world your joy at being newly engaged and at spending your life with your new fiancé. Check out these ideas to make your engagement photo spectacular!
Seasonal: For every season of the year there is a beautiful photo to be taken! If you are taking the picture in the spring you can take your picture in any of the beautiful blooming gardens that Long Island has to offer. For the summer, head down to the beach with a friend or photographer who can take romantic pictures of the two of you at sunset. Make sure to find a secluded beach. Any of the parks on the island will provide a perfect setting for fall engagement pictures with the foliage and beautiful colors. For a winter photo take cozy pictures in front of the fireplace with some cocoa or wait for a snowy day!
Holidays: Everyone loves the holidays, especially for engagement photos! You can always find an adorable picture to take with any of the holiday staples. For Halloween you can dress up in costume and take pictures with all the decorations. Easter pictures can be taken at the mall with the Easter Bunny or outside during an Easter Egg Hunt! At Christmas time take a few pictures in front of the tree or mantle with poinsettias!
Professional: If you're looking for something a little more elegant than going to a professional photographer is the best choice. Professional photographers can really work with you to create the engagement picture you've always wanted. These can be taken with props or a simply created romantic setting. If you have no idea what you want yet, these guys will be sure to help you come up with a great picture!