Category Archives: Engagement Sessions

Fall Weddings in Wilmington

Fall Weddings in Wilmington
With summer winding down we are entering into the fall wedding season which is a magical time of year here in Wilmington and at Wrightsville Beach.

Living here in the southeast corner of North Carolina is fantastic. We are so fortunate to have awesome sunrises over the Atlantic and  as the upper atmosphere starts to cool we will see spectacular sunsets from the beach and on the cape fear river banks in Downtown Wilmington.

This is our favorite time of year and it brings in the cooler weather but still with enough warmth to make photographing weddings , bridals, engagements and families even more enjoyable.

If you are new to the area or if you are seeing this and want to know more about the Wilmington area send me an email or give me a call.

We still have some availability on some weekends for weddings and and engagement portrait sessions.  Also if you are wanting to have a Bridal Portrait done this is the best time ( you won’t sweat in your dress!) so give us a call we have some great fall specials going on until October 25!

910-452-5522

Rainbow at Wrightsville Beach
Rainbow at Wrightsville Beach

Engagement Photography at the Beach

Engagement Photography at the Beach

Beautiful night for a beautiful engagement session with Chelsey and Ross we photographed this great couple at Wrightsville Beach then he took her on a special plane ride, truly a match made in heaven!

Engagement Session wrightsville beach

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What exactly is an engagement session? In most cases it is a casual photo shoot with your photographer. It is an opportunity for you to be photographed prior to your wedding, and get to know your photographer and see images of yourselves before the wedding day. The photographer you hired to capture your wedding images should be the same individual who shoots your engagement photographs. The idea is to build rapport and feel comfortable with the person taking your wedding photographs.

Try to get your engagement pictures taken soon after you hire your photographer, not weeks before the wedding. By arranging your session early, you will have the opportunity to enjoy your images during most of your engagement period. Should you wait until the wedding is close at hand, engagement photos will seem like one more thing to be done and little time to do it. The engagement session should be light and playful with plenty of time to capture just the right moments.

To help make these images special, pick a location that has some significance to you both. It could be the place where you got engaged or a first date. The location could be a place as simple as your home, a restaurant, museum, or maybe the college where you met. If you can’t think of anything, ask your photographer for advice. He or she will most likely know some picturesque settings nearby such as beaches, a national park, or even surprise you with a location you never would have considered on your own.

Another advantage to being photographed prior to your wedding day is the opportunity for the bride to have a test run done on her make-up. Set up an appointment with the person doing your make-up for the wedding right before your engagement shoot. This way you will get to see how your make-up will look, not only in the mirror but how it will photograph. If there are adjustments to be made, it will not be too late.

Engagement Session

Chris proposed to Sarah last night at Sunset Beach North Carolina

You could not have picked a more beautiful setting for a young man to pop the question to his girlfriend of two years.
The beach at Sunset Beach, North Carolina was in stunning beauty as I was photographing the Ditonto family from the Pittsburgh area of Pennsylvania.
Then suddenly near the end of the shoot Chris asked me to take one last image. I said “Oh sure what are you going to propose to Sarah?” And Chris takes out the little box and says yes which got everyone including Sarah all choked up.

Engagement Photo Session at Wrightsville Beach with Amy and Andrew

It sure was hot the other night, even on Wrightsville Beach. Amy and Andrew are also very hot together we had some fun photographing them. Looking forward to photographing their wedding next month when they get married at Porter’s Neck Plantation in Wilmington.

Wrightsville Beach Photo session
Amy and Andrew are Engaged


Engagement Photo Session in Downtown Wilmington North Carolina

We had a gorgeous evening on the banks of the Cape Fear River in Downtown Wilmington, North Carolina with Patrick and Crystal.

Patrick and Crystal "Made in the USA for each other"
Patrick and Crystal a perfect match


Because they met in Downtown Wilmington we wanted to take them downtown to create some memories that will be special for them.

A couple in love

They will be getting married next month at the First Baptist Church in Wilmington and the Reception will be at the Wilmington Riverside Hotel in Wilmington. They look great together and what a night it was right next to the Battleship North Carolina!

Welcome Home Patrick!!

Engagement Photo Session at Wrightsville Beach NC

Last Friday night was just a gorgeous evening to create some photographs for a great couple!

Lauren and Eddie are very much in love and after an extended court ship are engaged to be married in Wilmington on July 31, 2010.

Couple in love

Photographed in front of the Blockade Runner Hotel in Wrightsville Beach

Creating memories at the beach
Jay-Cyn’s Creations Photography making dreams come true

Jay-Cyn;s Makes Engagement Session fun

Engagement Portrait Session at Wrightsville Beach

Last Friday we photographed a very nice couple at Wrightsville Beach for their engagement.

Ben is in the Marine Corp and just got back from serving our country over seas we thank him for his service.

Janine flew up from Arizona to see Ben and have these images created, they are a very nice couple and we wish them well for their wedding in October.

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