Frequent readers have heard me say this before, but it's so true that it never gets old. The reason I love engagement photos is because they provide an opportunity to do casual photos, doing something somewhere we won't be able to make it to on the wedding day. Looking back, they'll also serve as a window into the time in your life that you got married. Planning an engagement shoot can be as simple as, "We live in Boston but are getting married in Maine," or something like these fun photos that I did with Meredith and Eric last week.
Meredith grew up skiing and teaching at McIntrye, so when they mentioned that they'd already been able to secure permission for us to do engagement photos there, I was pumped. We really wanted it to snow during the shoot, and even though it looked possible, the snow gods didn't quite come through for us. That didn't stop us from making great photos though, and here are a few favorites: