Christmas is around the corner and it’s the perfect time of year to take engagement photos. It’s the most wonderful time of year after all! Pictures taken during this time of year can also double as holiday cards or save the dates.
Today we are sharing Christmas engagement photo inspiration and tips. We hope these images inspire you and help you create your own perfect Christmas engagement photo session with a winter theme full of color and life.
Use Your Surroundings
Photo Credit: Fresh Look Photography
Photo Credit: Front Room Photography
During the Christmas season there are tons of places decorated that you can use for your engagement photos. Scout out a few places in town with lights or trees and see if you can use their grounds for your photos.
Pick Your Palette
Christmas engagement photos can be sophisticated and subdued with the right color palette. We love this white, brown, and gold color inspiration.
Use Christmas Props
Photos: Melissa McCrotty
Using fun and colorful props in your Christmas engagement photos can take them to the next level. Your photographer can help you arrange them for the most visual impact in your photos.
Photo: The Antique Door
While the cold weather might make you think twice about photos outside, it’s the perfect time to celebrate nature in your photos. Help out the barren landscape by bringing your own colorful Christmas decorations.
Wrap Up In Lights
Photo: Jessica Smith
Surrounding and tangling yourself in Christmas lights creates a romantic and seasonally-appropriate engagement photo.
Get Cozy Together
Photo Credit: Melissa McCrotty Photography
Photo Credit: J&D Photography
Love cozying up together when it’s cold outside? Show off your favorite pair of mugs with hot chocolate with these cozy and adorable Christmas engagement photos.
Christmas Engagement Photo Tips
Here are a few tips to get the most out of your engagement photos:
Act natural. The best engagement photo sessions are when couples act natural and genuine and have fun with the experience.
Plan your outfits. Spend time pulling together the perfect few outfits for the session. Make sure it’s clothes that fit well and you love.
Talk to your photographer. Speak with your wedding pro before the session to discuss your ideas and inspiration for the photos.
Send us your photos. Recently taken great engagement photos? Send them our way and you might be featured as a real engagement!