Brad & Mellicia|Nanaimo Engagement Session

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Brad & Mellicia – Bowen Park, Nanaimo Engagement Session

“I love you and that’s the beginning and end of everything”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald

I know I talk about having fun with my clients in most of my blog posts and the same holds true for Brad & Mellicias’ engagement session! Not only did I get to explore a new (to me) session location but I got to capture some really great memories for these two love birds 🙂

I’m so excited to photograph their Neck Point Park wedding next month! Neck Point is such a beautiful place for a wedding 🙂

bowen park engagement session

I always like to start a session with a few “safe” poses. This gives you a chance to get the nerves out the way, take a few deep breathes, giggle, and settle in for the rest of your session.

engagement session at bowen park I also love to lead your eyes into an image with creative framing. In this case I kept Brad & Mellicia to one side while I used the direction of the branches to lead your eye where I want them while keeping the frame interesting.

mixed race couple engagement session couple with water fall at bowen park

Sometimes I’ll pose you where I want you, give you a general idea of what kind of expression or action I would like to see and then disappear. I’ll find myself a nice vantage point somewhere a little ways away and shoot from there, moving around as needed. Once you two think you’re alone you tend to relax into not so posed pose, which is lovely and always looks better than a coached pose.

bowen park waterfall and couple romantic couples photos couple in love at bowen park forest engagement session nanaimo engagement session nanaimo engagement session plus size man engagement photos beautiful engagement photos  Ultimately, my goal for your engagement session is to capture your love on camera in the best light possible 🙂

engagement photos in nanaimo park  Bowen Park was a fantastic location for their Nanaimo Engagement Session. It’s central, beautiful, and there’s a wide variety of scenery options within a fairly short distance. The Millstream River and lush green forest makes for gorgeous scenery a perfect background!

happy couple in love different angle engagement photoYou will more often than not see me laying on the ground or hanging out of trees to get the angle I want. Don’t worry…I have a strict no ER trip rule for my sessions lol


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I always try to get a few beautiful shots of your engagement ring at some point in the session. Even if you’re keeping your photos a surprise or reserving them for Save The Date cards you can always share a photo of your ring 🙂

horsetail ring shot unique engagement ring photo with moss

Ready to book an engagement session of your own?
All of my wedding packages include an engagement session!

Not quite ready to book your wedding date just yet but still want to book an engagement session? No problem! Your purchase amount will go towards the wedding package of your choice if booking with me is meant to be 🙂

Take a look through these links to see more samples of engagement sessions, package & pricing info, as well as how to get in touch if you’re ready to book your session or have some questions!

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