Can you have a Winter Engagement Session?

Winter, engagement, photos, Rhode island, Colt state park, Tracy Jenkins Photography

Can you have a Winter Engagement Session in New England?

The quick answer is YES!

Winter, engagement, photos, Rhode island, Colt state park, Tracy Jenkins Photography
Winter, engagement, photos, Rhode island, Colt state park, Tracy Jenkins Photography

As the winter snow blankets the picturesque landscapes of New England, there’s a unique and enchanting opportunity for couples to capture their love in a cozy and romantic engagement session. Embracing the winter wonderland, here are some ideas and tips to make your New England winter engagement session truly magical.

1. Choose the Right Location: Opt for a location that complements the winter charm. Think about historic snowy towns, frozen lakeshores, or even evergreen forests dusted with snow. Popular spots like Newport, Rhode Island, or the White Mountains in New Hampshire can provide a stunning backdrop for your winter engagement shoot.

2. Dress the Part: I encourage couples to embrace the season with winter-appropriate attire. Cozy sweaters, stylish coats, and warm accessories not only keep you comfortable but also add a touch of elegance to the photos. Consider muted tones that harmonize with the winter landscape.

3. Time It Right: Winter light can be magical, especially during golden hour. Plan the session during the late afternoon to capture the warm hues of the setting sun against the snowy backdrop. Be mindful of weather conditions, ensuring safety and comfort throughout the shoot.

4. Incorporate Props: Introduce elements that enhance the winter theme. Blankets, mugs of hot cocoa, or even a vintage sled can add visual interest to the photos. Couples can bring personal touches like their favorite winter accessories or engagement date engraved on wooden signs.

5. Embrace the Elements: Snowflakes falling gently in the background or your breath in the crisp air can create captivating moments. Don’t shy away from the genuine emotions that winter brings.

6. Stay Cozy: I like to remind couples to stay warm! Consider a break in a nearby charming café or by a fireplace. This allows you to relax and recharge before continuing the session.

A winter engagement session in New England is a celebration of love amidst nature’s serene beauty. By embracing the season and following these tips, couples can create lasting memories that reflect the warmth and joy of their journey together.

About Tracy

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Every shoot is a personalized experience that caters to their needs and desires. From the moment you book with me, I am your photographer. I will help you plan your shoot, I will help guide you through the shoot, and then help you decide what products will help best enhance those memories created. I can’t wait to meet you and help tell your story with images.

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