9 Creative Engagement Photo Props

by Simone Hill

If you're having engagement photos taken, take it from us: having a prop or two handy adds creativity and personality. Not just that, but it can also be nice to have something to hold on to — like a kite or a balloon — to break the ice and get comfortable in front of the camera. Here are 9 creative ways to prop your engagement photo shoot.

For the Romantics…

Heart-Shaped Kite Engagement Photo Props
photo by Kristen Booth

Kristen Booth

Sparkler Engagement Photo Props
photo by Jennie Andrews Photography via <a href="http://www.inspiredbythis.com/2013/08/inspired-by-this-retro-southern-engagement/" target="_new"> InspiredByThis.com</a>

Jennie Andrews Photography via InspiredByThis.com

photo by Simply Bloom Photography

Simply Bloom Photography

For The We-Aren't-Taking-Ourselves-Too-Seriously Couple…

Pillow Fight Engagement Photo Props
photo by Jason Mize Photography via <a href="http://beyondbeyond.co.uk/blog/pillow-fight-club-love-story/" target="_new"> BeyondBeyond.co.uk</a>

Jason Mize Photography via BeyondBeyond.co.uk

Grocery Cart Engagement Photo Props
photo by <a href="http://www.furiousphotographersblog.com/2008/09/15/malaga-cove-engagement-photography/" target="_new"> Furious Photographers</a>

Furious Photographers

Water Ballons
photo by Adrienne Gunde Photography

Adrienne Gunde Photography

For The Theme-y Couple…

Comic Book Engagement Photo Prop
photo by <a href="http://marycostaphotography.com/blog/comic-book-shoot-featured-on-green-wedding-shoes/" target="_new"> Mary Costa Photography</a>

Mary Costa Photography

Animal Mask Engagement Photo Props
photo by <a href="http://calebjohnhill.com/kathleen-allan-desert-engagement/" target="_new"> Caleb John Hill</a>

Caleb John Hill

Vintage Luggage

High Dot Studios

Want more? Of course you do!

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