OTHERWISE KNOW AS ENGAGEMENT SHOOTS
We call our engagement sessions adventure sessions because they typically involve some hiking, exploring, and getting out in nature. You might break a sweat on the hike up, but don’t worry – we’ll give you a chance to catch your breath before taking any photos 😉
Let’s just say that most of the couples we work with tend to have a passion for outdoor adventure and would love pictures of themselves together out in it. That’s why we like to call our engagements, day after, and couple shoots Adventure Sessions. During our sessions,
YOU WILL DEFINITELY GET YOUR SHOES DIRTY AND MAY BE ASKED TO CROSS A TALUS FIELD, HOP ACROSS LOGS, OR TREK THROUGH SOME SNOW…
But our couples usually love that kind of stuff. And we’ll never ask you to do anything out of your comfort zone.
We’ve spent the last four years living on the road exploring national parks, state parks, and hidden gems all through out this country. As you can imagine, we have a long list of stunning locations with all types of landscapes.
WHETHER YOU’RE EXCITED ABOUT THE COAST, THE MOUNTAINS, THE DESERT, OR THE FOREST, WE’LL HELP YOU PICK AN EPIC LOCATION.
If you’re not a hiker, but love the beauty of the great outdoors, we have plenty of roadside(ish) places to take you, too. Just let us know what your dream engagement photo location would look like, and we’ll find the perfect match.
We know what it’s like to be the couple during an adventure session, we’ve done a few of them ourselves! We know how it can feel odd at first and have learned from that experience. If you’re worried about being awkward in front of the camera, don’t be.
WE’LL GUIDE YOU INTO NATURAL POSES THAT ARE FUN, ORGANIC, AND TRUE TO YOUR PERSONALITIES.
We don’t want you to walk away with stiff and generic photos anymore than you do, so we keep everything natural and fluid. Our directing during engagement sessions are fun and laid-back, so you and your partner feel comfortable at all times.
DRESS LIKE A ROCKSTAR
We want you to feel a mixture between fabulous and comfortable. Stay away from logos, text, patterns, stripes, and muted colors like brown, and you’ll pop against any landscape. Visit Gabi’s pinterest board for adventure session wardrobe inspiration and feel free to send her ideas. She loves talking about this stuff 😉
MAKE A DAY OUT OF IT
This shouldn’t feel like work! Take the day off, explore the area, and plan a fun lunch somewhere. If you’re craft beer drinkers, hit but a local brewery before our session and we’ll come meet you! We like to call these hybrid adventure dates a “Date Night-Day”.
DON’T THINK OF THIS AS A PHOTO SHOOT
Instead think of this as a fun hike with your friends that happen to have cameras with them. You’re not professional models and we don’t expect you be. We just want you to have fun and capture you two together in a place you love.
If we ask you to do a dip kiss and you end up losing balance and almost falling, that surprised look and genuine laughter is what we’re looking for. Don’t feel like you have to look and act “perfect” for every photo, we want all those fun moments in between.