What to Know Before Your Engagement Session
SO, WHAT IS IT?
It's a golden opportunity for us to get to know each other better, and for you both to become comfortable in front of the camera. This session is not just about capturing beautiful photos in a relaxed setting; it's also a practical run-through. I'll share tips on posing, which will give you confidence and make you feel more natural when being photographed.
Trust me, by the time your wedding day rolls around, you'll feel like seasoned pros! And because we've already built that rapport during the engagement session, the wedding day photography will run a lot smoother, ensuring we capture all those magical moments without a hitch.
WHAT ARE SOME RECOMMENDED LOCATIONS?
Starting our session at Ralph's Coffee sets the tone for an engagement shoot steeped in elegance and warmth. Its sophisticated ambiance, coupled with the inviting aroma of freshly brewed coffee, creates an intimate setting, allowing you both to relax and revel in your love story.
From there, we'll journey to Central Park's Bethesda Terrace, an enchanting location that's nothing short of magical. As nature meets architectural brilliance, the terrace offers a beautiful blend of peaceful park vistas and iconic New York City landmarks. Its grand double staircase stands out, serving as a dramatic and romantic canvas for those sweeping, cinematic moments. Above, the awe-inspiring murals on the ceiling present a world of intricate artistry, adding a layer of grandeur to every snap.
Just a short distance away, the Bethesda Fountain awaits, its majestic angel statue and soothing cascading waters lending a touch of tranquility and romance. And, not too far off, the iconic Bow Bridge extends gracefully over The Lake, its historic cast-iron design enveloped by nature, offering a timeless backdrop for those tender moments.
As we wrap up, a detour through the bustling streets of 5th Avenue will capture the lively spirit of the city with candid street photos, encapsulating the energy and essence of your urban love story.
Combining these unique locations, we'll craft a narrative that's a blend of romance, urban allure, and classic beauty, making sure your engagement photos resonate with the unforgettable moments they immortalize. 📸🌿🏙️☕