You just got engaged! How exciting! The first matter of business (after some crying and calling all of your friends and family… and maybe some more crying) is to choose a date and get those engagement photos done so you can send out your save the date ASAP, right? Wedding planning is usually a very long process, and it’s important to inject fun into it whenever possible. Invitation stuffing night becomes a girls night in sleepover with corny rom-coms and wine. Your venue tastings should turn into day drinking adventures. And your engagement shoot should be a fun day out you will remember always. Plus fun times render fantastic photos. These couples have fun down pat!
1. Make it rain!
Kissing is always more romantic in the rain, right? Add some water balloon fun to your shoot, or run through some sprinklers.
2. Role Reversal
You know all of those adorable photos where the woman is clinging to her man, or daintily holding her foot up in romantic poise? Adorable. Switch those poses around and you’ll end up with some seriously funny photos that are sure to get everyone smiling.
3. Throw Things at Each Other
Seriously, throwing things at one another is always a good thing to do. Take that lesson into marriage with you, will ya? These colored powder shots are always so fun and cute, and make for some amazing STD’s.
4. Fun Day Out
Turn your engagement session into a memory by turning it into a day out and about doing your favorite activities. Or try something new together for the first time, those photos are sure to be full of laughter and love!
5. Play Dress Up
Fun props and costumes will make some cute photos and long lasting memories. And it doesn’t have to be a panda mask, some fun getup from a different era or time period will make some fun photos!
6. Reenact Scenes From Your Favorite Story
This is so cute, and looks like so much fun. And you’ll feel like a movie star. There are so many iconic scenes from movies that you could play out. Lady and the Tramp sharing spaghetti, upside down spidey kiss, Jack and Rose flying on the Titanic… You get the picture.
7. Pillow Fight
Pick a fun or colorful background, get the cheapest pillows you can find at Target and let em fly! Make sure to smile, and clean up after yourself.
8. Life is a Picnic
It doesn’t get much more romantic than a picnic on a sunny day. Grab a basket, load it up with some goodies and your most favorite blanket and snuggle it up.
9. Bring Fido
If pets are an essential part of your life, bring them along! Pets make everything better, especially photos!
10. Go To An Amusement Park
Nothing says fun more than an amusement park. No seriously, fun is in the name! Plus, it’s just ridiculously adorable…
So there you go. What are your favorite ideas for a fun photo shoot?