Philadelphia Engagement Photographer Resources

Philadelphia, the largest city in Pennsylvania, is home to a diverse array of beautiful landmarks, historic buildings, and scenic parks, making it a popular destination for engagement shoots. Whether you're a local or planning a visit to Philadelphia, we have engagement resources available to help you find the perfect location and inspiration for your engagement photography sessions. Explore our top Philadelphia engagement photography resources to help you plan the perfect engagement photoshoot.

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5 Tips to Beat the Heat for a Summer Engagement Photoshoot

With the sweltering summers in the Philadelphia Metro Area, it isn’t exactly ideal for outdoor engagement photo sessions. That’s why many couples choose to schedule their weddings during the milder spring, fall, or even winter months. However, sometimes an engagement session during the summer heat is unavoidable. When that’s the case, we get creative – […]

couple kissing outside at their philly art museum e-session captured by philadelphia wedding photographer Ralph Deal

11 Popular Engagement Locations in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is one of the most romantic cities in the United States. A city like no other awaits you for your stunning engagement photos, which offer various backdrops making them one of Philly’s best engagement photo locations. You can go classic with the City Hall or try some more off-the-beat spots like Addison Street. No matter […]

couple taking a pose at the Bethesda Terrace Arcade

Top 7 Romantic Spots for Your NYC Engagement Shoot

New York City is one of the most photogenic metros in the world. It offers endless possibilities for stunning engagement photos. From picturesque parks to iconic bridges and buildings, these locations will help make your e-shoots unforgettable. If you’re looking for a fantastic backdrop for your NYC engagement shoot, you’ll love our list of the […]

couple walks on the shores of avalon New Jersey during their beach engagement session

You’re Engaged! Now What? Post-Engagement Tips

Congratulations on your engagement! You’re likely feeling all kinds of emotions and maybe a little overwhelmed by the wedding planning ahead of you.  This includes the huge, exciting change about to take place in your life. There’s nothing wrong with being a little nervous-in fact, it’s totally normal! It can be daunting to know where […]

How to Take the Perfect Ring Photo

You’re engaged! Of course, you want to shout it from the rooftops and show your shiny new ring to every person you see! One of the best parts about becoming engaged is sharing the excitement with your family and friends. Naturally, you’ll tell those closest to you in person or on the phone, but for […]

couple about to kiss during their Longwood Gardens eshoot

What to Wear for Your Engagement Session

One of the most common questions engaged couples ask me is this: What do I wear for my engagement session? And it’s an important question! After all, these photos are often used for announcements, save-the-date cards, and even as décor for the wedding ceremony or reception. Choosing what to wear for your engagement session can […]

photographer in a large city taking a photo of a bride and groom

8 Reasons to Hire a Professional Photographer

Chances are at some point you’ve run into a family member or friend trying to get a fledgling wedding photography business off the ground. Maybe they’ve even offered to take your images for free to build up their portfolio. The offer can definitely be tempting, but is it worth it? Here are eight reasons why […]

kissing couple during their e-session taken at the 30th street station

How to Prepare for Your Engagement Photos

You’re getting married! Whether you’re planning your big day all on your own or with the help of a wedding planner, one of the most fun things on your to-do list is without a doubt your engagement session. This is your chance to get some adorable photos of you and your soon-to-be-spouse in all your […]

6 Tips For Choosing A Photographer

Whether you’re looking for a photographer for your wedding day or hiring someone to capture photos of your family, you want to be sure that you choose the right person for the job. While pricing often plays a huge factor in choosing a photographer, it shouldn’t be the only factor you consider. Professional photos are […]

5 Reasons To Book An Engagement Session

We love feedback from our couples. We want to know how they enjoyed their wedding photography experience from our first meeting until the time we deliver their prints and albums. Never, ever have we heard a bride say, “I wish we’d skipped the engagement session.” Many times-from my own clients and among my social connections-I’ve […]

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