So many offbeat & fun engagement photo ideas to inspire yours #Advice#Wedding Porn#engagement#engagement photos January 22 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photo by Wild About You Photography Related Post This engagement session reinterprets all those oh-so-familiar couple poses When my fiancé Elliot and I got engaged, we didn't have any plans to take engagement photos. But when we started our wedding research, we... Read more There's more to fun engagement photo ideas than gazing into each others' eyes in a park. You can do, well, anything! We even saw some back in the day that poked a little fun at a few of the more traditional poses. We put out the call for some alternative ideas for engagement shoot ideas and our vendors came through with some winners. We're talking movie and TV references, arcade gaming, dinosaur cameos, lightsabers, wands, and dance parties anywhere. Are YOU doing anything a little different in your own engagement shoot? Let us know about it in the comments! A movie/TV theme Like this Twin Peaks shoot… Photo by Parenthesis Photography | Wardrobe styling: Allison Koehler Style + Planning | Prop styling: Elyse Remenowsky Like this Buffy-inspired shot! Photo by Wild About You Photography Or Bonnie & Clyde, Where's Waldo, Game of Thrones, or Harry Potter. Stage an attack If you've got a local big sculpted animal available, use it! Photo by ixi photography Channel your inner animal Lauren and Scott | Photo by Jonas Seaman Photography | Masks: Epic Fantasy Or your own animals… Photo by Black, White and Raw Photography Totally embrace costumes Photo by Kelly Williams Photo by Jason Comerford Photography Tap into a fandom Photo by Aaron Kes Photography Photos by Ohana Photographers Stay at home and do YOU Photo by Kelly Williams Photo by Aaron Kes Photography Photo by YouAreRaven Find a cool spot and DANCE Caitlyn and Cameron's two-person dance party at Smith Rock | Photo by Twisted Aisle Weddings Or just chill looking pretty with your pooches… Photos by Betty Clicker Photography Take a ride On your motocycle, bike, local horse-drawn carriage, or whatever's around! Photo by Lovesick Arcade backdrops are RAD Photo by ixi photography Duke it out at an arcade like Katie and Tom | Photo by Twisted Aisle Weddings Photo by Elevate Photography Photo by Elevate Photography D'AW! | Photo by Elevate Photography More engagement photo advice: Why you should absolutely do engagement photos if they're included in your wedding package "I didn't think we wanted engagement photos. My partner hates being the center of attention and has requested we try to find a wedding photographer who won't act like paparazzi.… Read More Things you might not expect from an engagement photo session (and the importance of bug spray) I talked my fiancé into doing engagement pictures basically because I believed the posts on Offbeat Bride that suggested engagement pics are a great way to get comfortable being photographed…… Read More 5 tips for acting natural in front of a camera (from a photo pro!) Photographer Kirsten of has years of experience making clients feel at ease in front of the camera, and she has some tips for you. The biggest hesitation people have about..... Read More This post features Offbeat Vendors! Check out their vendor listing to see how they cater to Offbeat Brides: Parenthesis Photography Jonas Seaman Photography Aaron Kes Photography Twisted Aisle Weddings ixi photography Lovesick Wild About You Photography YouAreRaven Kelly Williams Black, White and Raw Photography Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Relive the eclipse at this stellar solar eclipse wedding at a Nashville science center NEXT Lauren & Lauren's sweet and laid-back wedding at a historic synagogue Show/Hide comments [ 2 ] If the guy on the right, in the 'Betty Clicker Photography' photo was standing in front of the mountain/rock in the previous 'Twisted Aisle Weddings' photo he would disappear in the background! Perfect camo 🙂 Reply My fiancé and I are both musicians. We actually met in college studying audio production. We're going t be working with a photographer to capture some shots of us at my partner's place of work: a recording studio. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. 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