30 Fun, Unique and Creative Engagement Photo Ideas to Steal

Want your engagement photos to feel like "you"? These unexpected ideas are all the inspiration you need.
by Maggie Seaver

There are very few moments more exciting than saying "yes" to the love of your life. Although taking engagement photos obviously isn't mandatory, it's a fun way to announce your happy news, show off your ring and get some gorgeous snaps of you and your partner for your wedding website, newlywed pad and beyond. Traditional engagement pictures never go out of style, but if you're really looking to showcase your personality as a couple, this is the time to go for it (Harry Potter–themed photo shoot, anyone?).

Whether you're looking for cozy, intimate shots on your apartment couch or planning a destination photo shoot with Flytographer (yes, you can do that!), get inspired by these stunning engagement photo sessions from real couples.


Destination Engagement Photo Ideas

  1. 1. A Romantic, Destination Photo Shoot in a Lavender Field in Provence, France.

    romantic engagement photo shoot in Provence, France with Flytographer
    Andrea Cyril in Provence for Flytographer
  2. 2. A Fun, Snowy Engagement Shoot in Helsinki, Finland

    engagement photo shoot in Helsinki, Finland
    KAROLINA in Helsinki for Flytographer
  3. 3. A Parisian Engagement Photo Shoot by the Eiffel Tower

    Eiffel Tower engagement photo shoot in Paris, France
    OLGA in Paris for Flytographer
  4. 4. A Whimsical Disneyland Photo Shoot on the Iconic Spinning Teacups

    Disneyland Teacups Engagement Photo Session
    White August Photography
  5. 5. A Romantic Castle Engagement Photo Shoot in Dublin, Ireland

    A Romantic Castle Engagement Photo Shoot in Dublin, Ireland
    Vanessa in Dublin for Flytographer

    Themed Engagement Photo Ideas

  6. 6. A Spot-On Back to the Future Throwback Poster

    Back to the Future Engagement Photo Session
    Ricky Middlesworth
  7. 7. A Walking Dead–Inspired Engagement Photo Shoot

    Walking Dead Zombie Engagement Photo Session
    Uncorked Studios
  8. 8. A Whimsical Beauty and the Beast–Themed Photo Session

    A Whimsical Beauty and the Beast–Themed Photo Session
    Jason Comerford Photography
  9. 9. A Star Wars–Themed Photo Session With an Epic Lightsaber Battle

    Star Wars Light saber Engagement Photo Session
    Michael Novo Photography
  10. 10. A Perfect Harry Potter Re-Enactment Photo Shoot

    Harry Potter Wands Engagement Photo
    Mon Petit Studio

    Food Engagement Photo Ideas

  11. 11. A Hilarious Burger-Centric Engagement Session

    A Hilarious Burger-Centric Engagement Session
    Dgass Photography
  12. 12. A Sunny, Picnic Engagement Photo Shoot (With Lots of Wine and Cheese)

    picnic themed engagement photo shoot
    Laura Wick Photography
  13. 13. A Relaxed, Restaurant Engagement Picture Featuring Dim Sum

    A Relaxed, Restaurant Engagement Photo Featuring Dim Sum
    Frances Tang Photography
  14. 14. A Laughter- and Pizza-Filled Engagement Photo Picnic

    engagement photo shoot eating pizza on a picnic
    Livin The Moment Photography

    Fun Engagement Photo Ideas

  15. 15. A Cheerful Engagement Shoot With a Colorful Smoke Bomb

    A Cheerful Engagement Shoot With a Colorful Smoke Bomb
    Images by Amber Robinson
  16. 16. An Impressive Outdoor Yoga Engagement Session

    Acro yoga engagement photography
    Rayna McGinnis Photography
  17. 17. A Playful Arcade Engagement Session

    From the Hip Photo
  18. 18. A Sporty Engagement Photo Shoot at the Gym

    Crossfit Gym Engagement Photo Session
    Emotive Photo
  19. 19. A Quirky Engagement Photo Shoot in a Record Store

    A Quirky Engagement Photo Shoot in a Record Store
    The Fox and the Hare Photography

    Outdoor Engagement Photo Ideas

  20. 20. An Outdoor Winter Wonderland Enagement Photo Shoot

    outdoor snowy engagement photo
    Janet D Photography
  21. 21. A Rustic Engagement Series on an Arizona Ranch

    Arizona Cowboy Engagement Photo Session
    Courtney Sargent Photography
  22. 22. A Low-Key Engagement Shoot by the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC

    A Low-Key Engagement Shoot by the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC
    Karlin Villondo Photography
  23. 23. A Peaceful, Romantic Lake Engagement Shoot (Giving Off Serious Nicholas Sparks Vibes)

    engagement photo shoot in a small boat on a lake
    Susan Elizabeth Photography
  24. 24. A Rainy, Blustery (and Totally Romantic) Outdoor Engagement Photo Shoot

    Chrissy Gilmartin Photography

    Unique and Personal Engagement Photos

  25. 25. A Sweet Engagement Photo Shoot at an Airbase

    A Personal, Airbase Engagement Photo Shoot
    Jessica Hunt Photography
  26. 26. A Romantic Fire Station Engagement Session

    Firefighter and Fiance Engagement Photo Session
    Kasey Jean Rajotte of Studio Twelve:52
  27. 27. An Intimate, Relaxed Engagement Session at Home

    An Intimate, Relaxed Engagement Session at Home
    Sarah Katherine Davis Photography
  28. 28. A Candid, At-Home Engagement Photo Shoot With Harry Potter Board Games

    Chrissy Gilmartin Photography
  29. 29. A Baseball Stadium Engagement Session

    A Baseball Stadium Engagement Session
    Anee Atelier
  30. 30. A Celeb-Worthy Airport Engagement Photo

    engagement photo on the tarmac at the airport
    Samantha Ong Photography
  31. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, some of which may be sponsored by paying vendors.​​

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