Seaside, urban or forest. Those are the 3 main types of locations most outdoor photo shoots fall into. We tend to ask clients which they prefer, if they’re not sure how to start thinking about their photo shoot.
Urban is probably our favourite (definitely in the top 3. Haha). This is especially so for sessions that start late in the evening and spill over into the night. The skies get richer; the city’s coloured lights turn on. In hunting for that perfect photo, the urban landscape presents itself differently, as well. The photographer’s vision becomes rectangular, soaking in 2×3 chunks of the city, assessing buildings, alleys, windows and streets for texture, geometry, colour and framing options. It’s an unusual way to appreciate the city. And it’s fun. We were delighted when R & T approached us for photographs, and were keen to have them taken in the city.
R & T also gave us full creative licence for this shoot, which was a particular delight. They’re getting married in PEI and just wanted some creative photos of themselves that weren’t ‘wedding photos’. R was a photographer at one point, and appreciated the value of photos. Hopefully we lived up to expectations. For ourselves, we couldn’t be much happier with how this shoot went. These two were easy subjects, commanding presence in whatever scene they found themselves in. Sometimes everything just works out.
We hope you enjoy some of our favourite photos from this engagement session.