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Getting engagement photos taken is a special time for any couple. But, how do you pick what to wear? In this guide, I’ll take you through some of my favorite engagement session outfits. I’ll touch on all the seasons and you’ll find some engagement session tips in there, too!

Engagement Session Outfit Guide

So, you’re engaged. Now what? Wedding planning can wait: take some time to soak it up First off, congratulations! It’s not every day you become someone’s fiancé, so celebrate! Really. Take some time to yourselves and enjoy the now. There will be plenty of time to plan (and dream) later on! If you want to […]

Top six wedding planning ideas to focus on after you’re engaged

B & J had the most magical Lake Coeur d’Alene elopement in the middle of winter. The snowy weather was absolutely beautiful and these two braved the cold so wonderfully! This elopement was cold, windy, and snowy but we made it work and it was absolutely beautiful! They had their coats and snow boots on […]

Lake Coeur d’Alene Elopement – Winter Elopement

June 12th was a magical day for Sam & Mason. Their Elk Point Wedding in Coeur d’Alene was breathtaking. The weather was absolutely perfect for a summer wedding and the views were incredible. Elk Point is one of my favorite wedding venues so I was over the moon when Sam & Mason asked me to […]

Elk Point Wedding – Coeur d’Alene, ID

Sarah and Aditya’s Manito Park engagement session was one for the books! We explored the flower gardens at golden hour and it was such a dream. If you’re wanting to have a Manito Park engagement session.. this is your sign to do it! No matter what the season is, what the weather may bring, the […]

Manito Park Engagement Session

Your family session is coming up soon, but you’re not sure how to plan outfits for your entire family? I’m here to give you tips on what to wear! This outfit guide will assist you in creating the perfect color palette based on the season. Having these pictures to look back on will be so […]

Family Photos – Picking the Perfect Outfits

I had the opportunity to capture J + R’s emotional summer wedding at Cave B Winery in Quincy, Washington and it was absolutely magical. The emotions ran HIGH during every part of this wedding. Before the ceremony, the bride wanted to a first look with her grandma. She used to walk to school with her […]

Cave B Winery Summer Wedding | Quincy, WA

Having a first look is such a big decision when it comes to planning your wedding! I want all of my couples to have the day they dreamed of! If you’re trying to decide whether to have a first look or not.. I’ve listed the pros of having a first look and waiting until the […]

Should I have a First Look at My Wedding?

Congratulations on your engagement! The first thing you should do is, CELEBRATE!! ✨ Seriously being engaged is such an exciting time that’ll go by so quickly! Now that you’ve done that, you can officially start planning your special day! You’ve probably dreamed of your wedding day for most of your life, but I’m here to […]

The Ultimate Guide for Newly Engaged Couples

Figuring out what to wear to your headshots can be stressful! You want to make sure you wear the right colors, the right outfit, the best shoes, and don’t forget about the jewelry! Putting it all together can be overwhelming so I’m here to help you out! I have a ton of background colors if […]

What To Wear To Your Professional Headshots