Autumn + Cacy: A Dream Engagement

Yea – it’s Friday again! And today I have a beautiful engagement session to share with you all. As soon as I laid eyes on Autumn and Cacy’s engagement photos, I was spellbound! Capturing love in a photo can be a gargantuan task, but you can feel the love exuding from every shot thanks to the photography genius of Josh Fisher! With simple props, gorgeous outfits and vivid backdrops that make Autumn + Cacy look like they are stepping off the pages of a magazine, inspirations aren’t hard to find! Enjoy everyone!

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Ashley + Jeffery: A Museum Engagement

Happy Monday everyone! It’s a holiday here is Canada, so we’re celebrating with a little switch up on the blog today – an engagement shoot! The minute I laid eyes on this incredible shoot from Stephie Joy Photography, I fell in love with the breath-taking scenery and the adorable Florida couple at the heart of every photo! With the wonderful backdrop of Augustine’s own Lightner Museum (and Mother Nature herself!), these photos are great for grabbing inspiration for your own engagement shoot or just adding that extra bit of love into your day! Enjoy!

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Jennifer + Stefano: A Ghost Town Engagement

Happy Canada Day everyone! As today is a holiday we wanted to do a little something special here on the blog so we have a special engagement session to share with you guys! We don’t often showcase engagement photos, but when we took at peek at Jennifer + Stefano’s engagement shoot from Goldfield, a Southwestern ghost town, we just knew we had to share them. With absolutely incredible shots and a truly fantastic backdrop, each look is an inspiration! Not to mention that the story behind the shoot is inspiring as well: Jennifer + Stefano actually won the shoot from Photography by Verdi as a part of an auction for Ear Candy, a charity that donates musical instruments to children in need. Great shots and a great cause to enjoy and let your imagination soar – we know ours sure did!

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Tips from the Pros: Decoding Diamonds with Ritani

I had the pleasure of talking with Kevin Flaherty of Ritani, makers of fine diamond jewelry and engagement rings this week to get the scoop on decoding diamonds. In the following guest blog, Kevin shares his expertise on everything from Ritani’s ethical sourcing to trends for 2013 in the world of fine jewelry. Enjoy!

{ Masterwork Cushion Halo Triple Diamond Band Engagement Ring with Surprise Diamonds }

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Kassia + Brad: An Engagement in the Park

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! I hope that you all have a wonderful day, full of the magic of romance! In the spirit of the holiday, I wanted to share with you all the adorable engagement shoot of Kassia + Brad shot this past summer in Alberta’s own Stanley Park!! Enjoy!

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Tips From the Pros: The Importance of an Engagement Photo Session

The following is a guest blog post by Rob Holley, a professional photographer with over 20 years of experience in the wedding industry! In this post he shares his thoughts on why an engagement shoot is a good investment not only for the memories but also for the lessons that it unfolds.  Enjoy!

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Indie Romance: A Bicycle Built For Two

When it comes to Engagement shoots, the ones that always stand out for me are those that well and truly capture the personality of the couple. It’s more than just great photography and a beautiful location – when people incorporate props and bits of their personality into the photoshoot, you can get a true sense of who they are when they’re together. The pictures become more than just a pretty keepsake, they become a reminder of all the things you love about each other and that… is never a bad thing!

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Rianna + Mark: BC Engagement

Seeing as it is Christmas Eve, I thought we should celebrate by focusing on sweet love. This engagement photoshoot is so full of happiness that I knew immediately it was exactly what I wanted to feature today. Every picture submitted by Justine Russo Photography was exquisite – choosing just a few of these breathtaking engagement photos was next to impossible!

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Tips from the Pros: What Every Groom Should Know About Buying A Diamond Ring

The following is a guest blog post by Ilaria Lanzoni, Director of Design at Hearts on Fire Jewelry. Enjoy!

A groom’s very first introduction to diamond jewelry may begin with a purchase of an engagement ring. If you’ve never given a diamond to a significant other, you may not have even the slightest clue about how to tell a $1,000 diamond engagement ring from a $10,000 ring. Acquiring some basic knowledge on diamonds can ease your apprehension about this major purchase. Continue reading