8 Very Cute Engagement Photo Ideas

If you are recently engaged you are probably now immersed in the very serious business of wedding planning. And while some aspects of wedding planning definitely cannot be accurately described as “fun”, one potentially fun pre-wedding activity is your engagement photo shoot.

Your engagement photos will be priceless mementos of this most magical time in your life. And while your engagement photo shoot offers  an opportunity for you and your wedding photographer to get creative with your engagement photo poses and settings, at the end of the day you want your engagement photos to reflect your own tastes and style.So, as inspiration for you and your wedding photographer, here are 8 very cute engagement photo ideas, from Colin Cowie Weddings:

Congratulations, you’re getting married! Your engagement photos are the perfect time to practice getting comfortable in front of a camera. After all, you have a lot of big moments coming up that need to be captured! If you tend to freeze when being photographed, fear not, we’ve got the cutest poses from real couples for you to keep in your back pocket.

1. The Lift – Time to get swept away by love, literally. For guaranteed smiles, have your loved one lift you up in the air.

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From top to bottom: Megan Burges Clemence PhotographyIn Love In Italy PhotographyAneta Mak Photography

2. Play With Props – There’s nothing like adding props to your photo shoot to add some intrigue. We love the romantic notion that a bicycle brings to engagement photos. Engagement Photo Idea Engagement Photo Idea Engagement Photo Idea

From top to bottom: CHARD Photographer, Pinterest, Ryan Ray

3. Seal It With A Kiss – You’ll never feel more comfortable than when you’re locking lips with your love, so go ahead and get the special moment captured on film.

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From top to bottom: Purple Tree PhotographyKT Merry PhotographyErica J Photography

4. Snuggle Up – Get wrapped up in each other! Cuddle up for the camera, being oh-so-close will let your love shine effortlessly. Engagement Photo Idea Engagement Photo Idea Engagement Photo IdeaEngagement Photo Idea

From top to bottom: Jordan Voth PhotographyCaroline Frost Photography, Pinterest, Terra Rothman Photography

5. Stay Grounded – Take it to the floor! Lying close together on the ground is a fun pose for an informal photo.Engagement Photo Idea Engagement Photo Idea Engagement Photo Idea

From top to bottom: Austin & Dara PhotographyLisa Jane PhotographyKristyn Hogan

6. Dancing Fever – Twirls and dips- this is the stuff that engagement photo dreams are made of. Plus, they make getting your pictures taken so much fun!


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From top to bottom: Jacqueline CampbellKristen Booth

7. Show Some Affection – There’s nothing more romantic than a loving kiss on the forehead. Have him whisper sweet little nothings in your ear, or simply look at each other and laugh. It’s the little things that make the biggest impact.Engagement Photo Idea Engagement Photo Idea Engagement Photo Idea

From top to bottom: Tessa Barton PhotographyLani Elias Fine Art Photography,  Branco Prata

8. Embrace Your Surroundings– In the end, do whatever feels right for you. Feel free to take advantage of your surroundings and get some unique and eye-catching shots. Your love will radiate through the pictures no matter what you choose! Engagement Photo IdeaEngagement Photo Idea Engagement Photo Idea

From top to bottom: Stephanie Williams PhotographyHaley Sheffield, Pinterest

-Melissa Hammam