engagement photos in northern Spain

Begoña & Javier: Engagement photography in Portugalete, Bilbao, Basque Country

Begoña & Javier: Engagement photography in Portugalete, Bilbao, Basque Country

I like to arrange engagement photography sessions somewhere that’s special for the couple, not for me. Beautiful locations help to make beautiful photos, but I really won’t suggest a session in a cornfield unless at least one of the couple happens to be a farmer. Or at the Guggenheim museum unless they’re modern architects.

For me, engagement photography has to be about both the relationship between the couple and also with the location. Otherwise it makes no sense.

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Engagement Photography Madrid - Natural photos of Merche and Hernan

Engagement Photography Madrid - Natural photos of Merche and Hernan

There are many ways to approach engagement shoots. Many wedding photographers favour taking their clients to a spectacular location where they set up lights and all sorts of other kit. Sometimes the results are fantastic but sometimes I’m left feeling that the couple look out of place and serious.

To me, capturing the joy a couple feel when they’re together is key to an engagement shoot.

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