Stylish Paris Engagement from French Grey Photography

This engagement session takes us away to a whole new world overflowing with love and romance. For far too long Paris has been on our “dream list”, and today we are seeing a dream-come-true with this utterly romantic shoot from French Grey Photography . Intimate, elegant, and beyond stylish, Rita & Hanford’s Paris e-sesh will dance around in our dreams for days!  Join us as we share this engagement story below, it is truly meant for lovers!

Stylish Paris Engagement from French Grey Photography

The proposal

Rita & Hanford: Our trip to Paris was originally to celebrate Rita’s birthday and spend our Valentines together, after all what can be more special than to visit the City of Love during this time?

While we were searching up ideas and making plans for our week, we came up with this great idea to have a professional photoshoot so we can capture our precious moment in Paris. After searching around for local photographers, we found French Grey Photography and absolutely fell in love with Brian’s clean and elegant photography style. We decided to book the photoshoot on Rita’s birthday to make it extra memorable.

What Rita couldn’t have guessed was that her boyfriend (now fiancé) had planned to propose to her just the night before the shoot, at midnight, on top of the Eiffel Tower. So the next morning, still tingling with excitement from last night, it made the shoot an even more joyous occasion!

Stylish Paris Engagement from French Grey Photography

Thoughts from the couple

Rita & Hanford: We met Brian on a crisp Tuesday morning for the shoot. A thick fog blanketed the entire city. Despite the cold weather, we had a lot of fun shooting outside. Brian was very friendly and attentive to fulfill our wishes. He often gave us tips for poses that made everything flow smoothly and effortlessly.

We started in front of the Eiffel Tower, and made our way to Pont Alexandra III (Rita’s favourite Parisian bridge), and ended our shoot at Musée du Louvre. Honestly we couldn’t ask for a more perfect morning.

When the photos were ready a month later, it was as if we were taken back to Paris once again. Looking at our photos, we felt we couldn’t have made a better choice. The shoot was everything we imagined and more! Thank you so much for our wonderful experience Brian!

Stylish Paris Engagement from French Grey Photography

The effortlessly stylish look

Rita: When it comes to styling, we aimed for a timeless and classic feel. My white maxi dress is clean and simple, so I decided to minimize my accessories to highlight its elegance and simplicity.

One of my favourite unique pieces is my golden leaf bracelet made by Sarah Mulder , a local Vancouver jewellery designer. This statement piece really helps to set the classic theme of my outfit.

My makeup and hair was done by myself in the morning of the shoot. My fiancé also has impeccable sense of style. He complemented my outfit with a navy blue suit, a powder blue bow tie, and tan leather shoes. Together, I feel we had successfully created an effortless and beautiful wardrobe for the shoot!

Stylish Paris Engagement from French Grey Photography

Thoughts from the photographer

French Grey Photography:  I like to start early…. my most iconic images are shot very very early, but hey that’s when the croissants are at their freshest and the city is at its most romantic and quiet! Rita & Hanford were one of those amazing couples that I love to spend my mornings with! Their 2 hour engagement session, in mid February, was a bit chilly and foggy, but as we made our way through some iconic Parisian landmarks we benefited from the serenity and quite atmosphere to capture the following images.

Stylish Paris Engagement from French Grey Photography

About French Grey Photography

Brian of French Grey Photography: My photography of my mainly international clientele is sought after in Paris, where I like to call the Trocadero “my office”!  I love to work with the early morning light to capture soft and romantic photographs of my couples as they relax in front of my camera in the most romantic city in the world. I am Brian Wright, the South African born artist-photographer and owner of French Grey Photography.

Telling the story of my clients’ Parisian wedding/elopement or romantic engagement session with my fine art photography is what makes me happy, and I am fortunate enough to be doing this in Paris for 5 years now. I love to explore the city with my couples and to focus on their love story and their emotions with the historical architectural elements of Paris as my backdrop.

I direct my clients gently in my native English, to achieve the best results for their photography investment with me.

Stylish Paris Engagement from French Grey Photography

Find the photographer – French Grey Photography:

Website | Facebook

Other vendors:
Jewelry: Sarah Mulder

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Utterly Romantic Prague Destination Pre-wedding from Roger Wu

If you have ever dreamed of a place that feels like a fairytale with historical and romantic character, Prague is the right city to visit! There is something so incredibly romantic about traveling to Prague with the love of your life, and you know what’s even better? Have your pre-wedding photos taken in the city to capture your beautiful memories! Today’s lovely couple, Cindy & Timon, who both live in Prague, is ready to show us what it feels like to fall in love in this gorgeous city. This masterpiece captured by talented photographer Roger Wu Photography is once upon a time come to life!

Utterly Romantic Prague Destination Pre-wedding from Roger Wu

Photoshoot inspiration

From the Bride-to-be, Cindy: When you mention Prague, most people think of romantic spots, famous cultural attractions, movies, fairytales, and talented artists/writers. Timon and I have been living in Prague for 2 years, and through our busy daily lives, we see a different perspective of the city and we’d love to show this unique beauty that we’ve experienced through our pre-wedding photos. This thought motivated us to hire Roger Wu to capture our beautiful life in Prague.

Utterly Romantic Prague Destination Pre-wedding from Roger Wu

A relaxed and joyful “city tour”

Cindy: Our photoshoot was very relaxed and casual. Basically we became the tour guides, and took our photographer, Roger Wu, around the city.  We visited many places we love, and had lots of fun just like we what we normally do. It was so natural and stress-free that it just seemed like another  ordinary day for me and Timon.

Utterly Romantic Prague Destination Pre-wedding from Roger Wu

Places to visit

Cindy: We visited Charles Bridge (Karlův Most), Prague Castle (Pražský hrad), Vltava, Královská zahrada, St. Vitus Cathedral (Katedrála svatého Víta, Václava a Vojtěcha), Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí), and Prague Astronomical Clock (Orloj). We love everything about this city; the smell of coffee mixed with Medovník cake, and old train (Tramvaj) passing by, the artists painting, and the folk songs sang by musicians on the streets.

Utterly Romantic Prague Destination Pre-wedding from Roger Wu

An unforgettable experience

From the photographer, Roger Wu: In the evening when we visited the Golden Lane (Zlatá ulička), it started to rain a bit. When we reached St. Vitus Cathedral, it was raining quite heavily and we couldn’t keep shooting anymore. We had to take a rest and wait for the rain to stop.

I was planning to take a few shots from the Old Town Square to capture the city view, but it was getting dark and the rain just wouldn’t stop. When I was getting disappointed about not being able to carry out my plans, the sky turned dark blue in the rain, along with golden lights on the street all around us, we managed to take some shots that were even better than what I had planned! I guess the best thing about a destination photoshoot is that there are always fresh,  exciting surprises waiting for you to explore!

New vision  & life

Roger Wu Photography: “Empties” (“Vratné lahve”) is one of my all time favorite movies, and I’ve always wanted to live like the main character, Josef Tkaloun, and explore Czech Republic with an unique vision. I was so excited to actually experience some of the scenes from the movie in this trip.  My feelings and thoughts can be illustrated through this quote from The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: “To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer,to find each other and to feel.That is the purpose of life”.

Utterly Romantic Prague Destination Pre-wedding from Roger Wu

About the photographer

With a combination of his love for fine art and innate eye for storytelling, Roger Wu captures images that truly illuminate special moments in life.  He creates timeless images that reflect the special, unique details on your special day, from the biggest moments to the smallest touches.

Roger Wu: “Love is the spirit of weddings, and I follow Him.  I love photos with true emotions – a mother’s tears, a father’s hug, and promises between couples, these precious moments only appear once, but through photography, they can be captured and kept forever.”

Utterly Romantic Prague Destination Pre-wedding from Roger Wu

Find the photographer:

Roger Wu’s Website | Facebook | E-mail

Other related artists:

Bridal gown: White Bridal |   Makeup & Hair: Vita Wu

Magical Romantic Candle Light Engagement Session from Kunioo

Romantic beyond compare, we can’t help but swoon over this engagement session from Kunioo that features so many magical details! The idea of lighting the entire photo session with candles in a beautiful outdoor setting at night decorated with silk and drapes is nothing short of incredible. This darling duo – Jeslin & Hanz, surrounded by shining lights, presented a modern day fairtytale and stole our heart in a serious way! Join us as we share this magical engagement session below.

Magical Romantic Candle Light Engagement Session from Kunioo

Love story

It all started out with Jeslin’s elegant Qipao (traditional Chinese dress) costume on a night at work. Hanz took notice right away and it was the first time they had a conversation.

Fast forward a few months after Jeslin returned from a long vacation in her homeland, Indonesia. Hanz noticed that Jeslin took the train home from work every night and decided to offer her a ride one night. The spark ignited at that point as Hanz drove Jeslin home whenever an opportunity present itself thereafter.

The relationship blossomed to the point that Jeslin placed her love for Hanz ahead of returning to Indonesia to be with her family.  Jeslin found work in her field in biology and was able to stay in Canada.  Hanz worked through the ranks at Cineplex in hopes of securing the job security, salary and scheduling-control so that he can take his beloved Jeslin as his wife and eventually, to start a family.

Their interpersonal relationship is at its best when Jeslin and Hanz endlessly mock, tease and make fun of each other.  Jeslin and Hanz share their love for video games, movies, music and shows while attempting to explore other pleasures of life.   Anybody who knows them will be immediately aware that they are so at ease with each other and genuinely in love with each other for who they are – where true happiness resides.

Magical Romantic Candle Light Engagement Session from Kunioo

Inspiration behind the shoot

From the photographer (Kunioo):  We wanted to do something epic, something that no one has seen before; something that would take people’s breathe away! Lighting the whole photo session with candles romantically outdoor with silk and drapes coming down was the answer.

Magical Romantic Candle Light Engagement Session from Kunioo

Thoughts from the photographer

Kunioo: Jeslin brought up the idea of shooting at night with sparklers, which then evolved into an evening shoot lit purely with candles in jars and string lights. We collaborated with Past Pieces to complete our vision as they spent many hours decorating the set while we photographed around the garden and beach.

There is something so magical about candles. We become smitten with the dream-like aura it emanates, bringing us to a romanticized state of being. So what other way could be more perfect to capture Jeslin and Hanz’s romantic pre-wedding photo shoot?

We were blessed to capture this beautiful and loving couple’s promise of forever. Shot after shot, only pure happiness and endless love shine from their faces. We don’t get the opportunity to shoot in the evening very often, so we were overwhelmed with inspiration that night. Even now, we are in awe of these beautiful encapsulated memories.

Magical Romantic Candle Light Engagement Session from Kunioo

About the photographer – Kunioo

Every country has a unique culture,  passed down through the generations. Likewise, all couples have their stories – which need to be captured and retold, too. We are artists who document your memories, and combine your precious moments together with our vision. Likened to two wedding rings placed side by side, the ‘oo’ in our name stands for the promise that all lovers make for each other.

We have a special fine art documentary and story-telling approach.  Through your funny, heartfelt or romantic stories (perhaps your goofy personalities, or even your aspirations!), we aim to retell your stories to the rest of the world in the most true-to-life yet captivating way we can.

Kunioo focuses on delivering  amazing wedding films and images to every couple, creating unforgettable experiences and creating lasting relationships along the way.

Your Story, our Inspiration.

Magical Romantic Candle Light Engagement Session from Kunioo

Find the photographer – Kunioo:

Website | Facebook

Vendor Information:

Decoration: Past Pieces |   Makeup & Hair: Elena Tsang

Praise Wedding Founder & Editor’s Sweet Engagement!

The Christmas season is all about love and family, so we figured it’s time to share something very personal happening in the Praise family today! We are truly delighted to be able to share our Founder and Editor Jas’ pre-wedding session with you! Today she’s taking off her Editor hat and sharing with the world just how she plans her dream engagement / pre-wedding sesh! When the bride-to-be is a wedding magazine editor, you can pretty much bet that her engagement will be absolute gorgeousness, and with the help from talented artists and Allen Fu Photography behind the lens, all the swoon-worthy details are here to inspire!

Praise Wedding Founder & Editor’s Sweet Engagement!

Initiating the Plan

Praise Wedding Founder & Editor – Jas: My fiancé Shine and I both grew up in Canada, where we will most likely host our wedding. We were undecided about taking pre-wedding or engagement photos for the longest time, until we had the idea of making it meaningful by going back to where we were born, Taiwan, to have our photos taken.

We didn’t want a traditional “pre-wedding” session were everything seemed so formal and posed, we were hoping to create a new “prewedding-mix-engagement ” style to capture us in our natural states, with details we actually love and scenes that could really reflect who we are.

After speaking with our talented photographer, Allen Fu, and incredible planner, Grace4Events , we knew we could make this dream come true!

After we found the perfect venue – Moncoeur , we started going through portfolios to find other amazing artists who we believed could help us carry out our dream.

Our planner, Grace, helped us contact the top artists we’ve picked: Chic ô Fleurs for decoration and floral design, Jeanie Huang for makeup and hair, Candy Wedding for dessert designs, White Bridal for wedding gowns, and JoJo Ma for stationery designs.

Praise Wedding Founder & Editor’s Sweet Engagement!

Make It Personal!

Jas: The #1 most important thing for Shine and I was to make this photo session truly personal and belong to us. As an editor, I’ve seen tons of amazing inspiration daily, but at the same time, I knew that we must start by narrowing things down to our absolute favorites.

I was certain that my ideal engagement session must have three main themes – a casual date, a Christ-centered moment, and a romantic backyard wedding styled session with details we love.

For the design palette, lavender hues are my favorite, and Shine loves everything white and clean.

For apparel and styling, we really wanted to keep things as simple as possible, so we would look just like ourselves (you probably know what I mean about not looking like yourself in photo shoots). We wanted to wear our own clothes for the casual date, present a pure and elegant look for the Christ-centered theme, and add a vintage touch to the backyard styled shoot.

After sharing these thoughts with our vendors, we gave them 100% trust to carry things out.  Having a clear vision of your desires and fully trust professionals you work with (and of course, picking the right vendors) are two keys to successful planning.

Praise Wedding Founder & Editor’s Sweet Engagement!

Photoshoot Planning

From the planner – Grace4Events: It was a great honor for me that Jas had entrusted me with planning her engagement photoshoot! I was so excited to have gathered all my favorite vendors for this shoot, thanks to Jas!

Before the shoot, Jas and I talked about some of the elements she wanted to have in the shoot: she wanted lavender as the main color throughout the shoot since it spoke of nature and romance. Jas and Shine both wanted to be in a church since their faith is an integral part of their relationship. After many weeks of research we finally set on our location in Moncoeur.

After confirming with Jas and Shine, I then communicated with all our vendors, make-up, floral, graphic designer, cake etc., to make sure that everyone was on the same page.

Jeanie, our amazing make-up artist was able to bring out the natural beauty within Jas, and I was screaming silently when I saw how beautiful Chic ô Fleurs had put together the floral arrangement along with the invitation by JoJo Ma, and the Cake by Candy Wedding! It was so elegant and perfect that I felt like I wanted to get married… again!

Praise Wedding Founder & Editor’s Sweet Engagement!

Thoughts from the planner

Grace4Events: To me it was not simply planning an engagement shoot, but more like making a dream come true! Of course, the dream was realised not only because of the planning, but the hard work and preparation all our vendors had put together was really the key to our success, and lastly we wanted to thank Jas and Shine for their trust and how far they have traveled!

Praise Wedding Founder & Editor’s Sweet Engagement!

Thoughts from the Photographer

Allen Fu Photography: I was very honored that Jas and Shine trusted me to record such an important occasion for them, and it was one of the most memorable shoot I have done in a long time! They planned so many interesting details in their shoot I felt like I was a kid in a candy store, I could not put down my camera! Everything from the floral arrangement, wedding dress, wedding invitation, the make up, to the cake were perfect!

The only thing that was out of our control was the weather, it held up the whole morning while we were shooting, but rain starts to pour in the afternoon and we were worried that we won’t be able to shoot the outdoor floral arrangement which we had planned, but thank God that the rain soon clears for us to catch the last bit of daylight!

I felt what really worked for this shoot was that everything was planned with different elements, and the rest was really getting Jas and Shine comfortable enough to show what love they had for each other.

Praise Wedding Founder & Editor’s Sweet Engagement!

The Bridal Look

From the Stylist – Jeanie Huang: Jas had three different looks throughout the shoot. She wanted to keep things simple, natural, and elegant to look just like herself.

Her first causal look with a shrunken denim vest and mini pleated skirt was stylish and comfortable. The nude makeup and messy low ponytail presented a natural, carefree style, and looks just like something you could do yourself on a casual date. We wanted to get Jas comfortable to start the shoot.

Jas’ second look features nothing but elegance. The sleeveless wedding dress with illusion neckline and back is truly gorgeous! I added an earthy color tone to her eye makeup, and just a touch of pink on her lips. We also did a loose updo for her to show the super chic back designs of the dress.

Her third look is vintage-inspired, with the sleeved lace gown and hair accessories.  We changed Jas’ updo style a little bit to better show the beautiful V-shaped laced design at the back, and added some contour and highlight to her makeup.

Praise Wedding Founder & Editor’s Sweet Engagement!

Romantic Styled Design and Decoration

From the Florist – Chic ô Fleurs: Backyard wedding theme provides intimacy and focuses on flowers and nature. We used lavender hues for the decoration, seating , tablesetting, and the floral designs, with just a touch of peach and yelllow to warm up the mood!

Since “nature” is the main focus, we also incoporated some natural greens, fruits, and vines we found on site, to bring more freshness to the overall style.

You can’t have a backyard wedding without delicious treats, and the theme should be carried out through all elements, including the treats! After discussing with the dessert designer, we decided to present a lavender ombre cake with layers inspired by a wedding dress. We also added floral decoration to make it further stand out to look like a “bride”. All the other desserts shared the same “lavender” theme with pretty handmade details and illustration!

Praise Wedding Founder & Editor’s Sweet Engagement!

Thoughts from the Florist and Decorator

Chic ô Fleurs: It’s our great honor to work with amazing artists to present such a creative shoot (which is very rare in Asia)! It’s a joyful and unforgettable experience!

When we first had the outdoor backyard scene setup,  all of a sudden it started to rain like crazy, and everything got wet! We ran in the pouring rain trying to clear things up and hoped that the sun would come out again.

After a few hours of wait, the rain finally stopped, but the grass field was filled with wet mud and bugs. We were just too eager to get this project done right, and didn’t care that our pants and legs were all soaked in mud. We managed to get everything organized again to restart the shoot, and we are so happy to see the awesome results!

Praise Wedding Founder & Editor’s Sweet Engagement!

Sweet & Beautiful Dessert Designs

Candy Wedding: A “romantic lavender field” was the picture I had in my mind when I was designing the treats, and I’ve incoporated this vision into the cake, cookies, and cakepop designs to achieve the romantic, natural look in the sweetest way!

Praise Wedding Founder & Editor’s Sweet Engagement!

Thoughts from the Dessert Designer

Candy Wedding: We had lots of fun during the photoshoot, and we were so happy that Jas loved our desserts! Working in the poor weather was a challenge, but it was definitely worth it! When we saw Jas holding the cake and had the sweetest smile on her face, we felt like the rainbow came out from our hearts! We are so thankful for all the praise we received from Jas that day!

Praise Wedding Founder & Editor’s Sweet Engagement!

Thoughts from Jas

Jas: It feels very special taking off the Editor hat and sharing my own story with my beloved readers. Thank you for supporting and loving Praise Wedding!
Shine and I both feel so blessed that we had the chance to work with some of the most amazing artists who seriously gave us more than 100% effort! It’s amazing to see our vision come alive!

I was utterly blown away at the talent of the team: the gorgeous floral arrangement and decoration, creative desserts, natural makeup and hairdo, romantic staionery designs, perfect planning, and beautiful photos that took my breath away! They exceeded every dream and inspiration I had planned in my mind.

If you are on the fence about doing engagement photos, I highly suggest it; it’s the best opportunity to capture who you are as a couple without worrying about all the traditions, expectations, and rules. Be true to your dreams, find the most reliable helpers, make the best out of it, and just be you!

Praise Wedding Founder & Editor’s Sweet Engagement!

Find the amazing artists:

Photographer: Allen Fu Photography |   Planner: Grace4Events |   Venue: Moncoeur |   Flowers & Decoration: Chic ô Fleurs |   Makeup & Hair: Jeanie Huang |   Dresses: White Bridal |   Desserts: Candy Wedding |   Stationery Design: Jojo Ma

Other Items:

Jas’ Baby blue boots: Vanger |   Shine’s Shoes: Vanger |   Bow Tie: Zara |   Shine’s vest: Eastream |   Jas’ Denim Vest: Talula

Journey of Love in Paris (from Paul of Gallerie CK)

If there was ever a place to represent romance, Paris would be it. Audrey & Steve planned their pre-honeymoon trip to Europe, and decided to keep the sweet memories alive forever by asking Paul Kong of Gallerie CK to photograph their engagement session in Paris. Paul Kong beautifully crafted timeless images of the couple’s engagement and travels through Paris, and you can see all the sweet romance unfold below.

Journey of Love in Paris (from Paul of Gallerie CK)

A special trip to Europe

Audrey & Steve are both doctors, and it was quite difficult for both of them to get such a long leave to travel together. This was their first time visiting Europe, and Paris was their first stop.  They wanted to capture all the happy moments in this sweet trip, which also happened to be their pre-honeymoon trip.

Journey of Love in Paris (from Paul of Gallerie CK)

Inspiration behind the session

Paul Kong: Since this was Audrey & Steve’s first time in Europe, we became their tour guide and had a really fun time traveling around and sight seeing during the photo session. We wanted to create a special album for this couple with both formal bridal shoot and casual lifestyle shoot, so we included a casual session in Pont des Arts and The Lourve.

Thoughts from the photographer

Paul Kong: Big thank you to Steve & Audrey for just being most gorgeous people inside and out! Summer in Paris is always filled with light and so much warmth. We woke up at 3.30am for styling to catch the sun rise around 6am. There are just so many wonderful places to shoot. Although I’ve already been to Paris a few times, there are still so many new places and things to explore and discover.

Journey of Love in Paris (from Paul of Gallerie CK)

About Paul Kong of Gallerie CK

Paul has been driven by his true passion for wedding photography and continues to strive for perfection through his lens. In Paul’s eyes, he feels that “it’s an honour to witness the clients’ special days” and he enjoys every minute spent capturing the beautiful memories of his clients’ momentous events.

Paul’s work has been featured on select international wedding blogs. He was invited to give photography seminar in local universities and conduct photography workshops & seminars. His career highlights also include an exceptional result in the Creative Asia Photography Competition 2011, 2012.

Every story is unique and it is our joy to apply our professional skills in capturing your special day, in a style that reflects you.  Simplicity and purity expressed with a hint of artistry, this is how we believe wedding photography should be.

Journey of Love in Paris (from Paul of Gallerie CK)

Find the photographer:

Gallerie CK (Paul Kong) Website | Facebook

Makeup: Evelyn Chan from Gallerie CK

20 Romantic Fall Engagement Photo Ideas

Autumn is a romantic time to shoot engagement photos. A popular trend is going casual and setting an atmosphere that captures your love in this sweet, cozy season. With a splash of imagination and flare, you will find the beautiful autumn colors perfect for a natural, stylish, and intimate shoot. Here are some beautiful ideas to inspire your romantic senses.

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20 Romantic Fall Engagement Photo Ideas

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You are my Joy – Naturally Romantic Engagement (from PURE FOTOGRAPHY)

This couple is so in love! Every second we lay our eyes on their smiling faces and non-stop happiness, we feel surrounded by love. It’s the kind of love that is downright contagious (just like the Bride-to-be’s gorgeous smile)! This lovely engagement session captured by the talented PURE FOTOGRAPHY is creative, cultural, and extremely personal.  Every inspiration came from the couple’s passion and story. The natural interaction and pure joy presented through the images are priceless.  Join us as we share Melissa & David’s engagement story below.

You are my Joy – Naturally Romantic Engagement (from PURE FOTOGRAPHY)

True love can reach across any distance

Melissa & David’s relationship is a journey of love and courage. Between Norway and Taiwan, this couple went through many long-distance challenges and bittersweet moments, but their strong love for each other conquered all obstacles.

Their never-ending chats started from a discussion about the movie – 500 Days of Summer. They both love the movie and the soundtrack, and couldn’t stop talking about this common passion they shared.

When Melissa & David “officially” started dating, long-distance immediately became their biggest challenge.  They could only meet once in a few months, but because of this, they also learned to cherish every moment they spent together and appreciate each other even more.

Melissa loves how David is always very considerate, smart, and often gives her intelligent advices.  Most importantly, he cares a lot about her family.  David loves Melissa’s passionate personality and beautiful smile.  She always brings him so much joy. They are looking forward to their brand new journey ahead, where they can stay together for life.

You are my Joy – Naturally Romantic Engagement (from PURE FOTOGRAPHY)

Photoshoot Inspiration

PURE FOTOGRAPHY: We wanted to make this engagement session truly “personal” to Melissa and David, so we started by gathering ideas from their passion and background.

David came from Norway, a very beautiful place surrounded by stunning natural scenery.  He loves Japanese culture and Taipei 101. Melissa was born and raised in Taiwan.  After some brainstorming, we decided to incorporate all these characteristics into the photoshoot.

We picked Mt. YangMing National Park to present David’s natural rustic lifestyle, and a Japanese cultural venue to show their passion. Melissa picked a red traditional dress to go with the Japanese setting.

You are my Joy – Naturally Romantic Engagement (from PURE FOTOGRAPHY)

Unforgettable Impression

PURE FOTOGRAPHY: When we first met Melissa, she was wearing a white T-shirt with jeans and looked very easy-going.  Her beautiful smile immediately caught our attention.  She managed to do all the wedding preparation and planning herself while David was still in Norway, and she was not nervous at all! The fact that she was meeting us alone did not steal away her joy at all! Such an optimistic and independent bride-to-be!

We started “imagining” what David is like by browsing through Melissa’s Facebook photos and records, trying to come up with some ideas for their photoshoot. All we knew was that David was Melissa’s trainer. When we finally got to meet David, his gentleness and love for Melissa almost shocked us! They are such a sweet couple and totally meant to be!

You are my Joy – Naturally Romantic Engagement (from PURE FOTOGRAPHY)

Thoughts from the photographer

PURE FOTOGRAPHY: Our shoot went very smooth just as we’ve imagined. Melissa’s fun and joyful personality was the highlight of the day.  Her gorgeous smile made everything seem so natural as if we were just having a casual date with this adorable couple. We had lots of fun and really enjoyed the shooting process.

You are my Joy – Naturally Romantic Engagement (from PURE FOTOGRAPHY)

About PURE FOTOGRAPHY

PURE FOTOGRAPHY was established in 2005 by a team of creative professionals specializing in photography, planning, styling, and designs.  In 2008, the team started drawing their focus on wedding photography.  Their style is natural and fun with special attention on delicate details.  The PURE team is full of passion and love capturing emotional moments and telling stories through their work.

You are my Joy – Naturally Romantic Engagement (from PURE FOTOGRAPHY)

Find the photographer – PURE FOTOGRAPHY:

Website | Facebook | E-mail |   Tel: +886 228833045