When choosing a photographer for your engagement photos or Couples photography Austin look for someone who cares about your unique story and will put you at ease throughout the entire process. Melissa has extensive experience shooting headshots, lifestyle, branding, maternity and event photos for 15 years in the industry. As an occupational therapist she understands the value of listening and allowing clients to be themselves on camera. As a photographer she is privileged to be invited into some of the most meaningful milestone moments of her clients’ lives.
When planning your engagement photos there are a lot of things to consider including choosing a location that speaks to your relationship and will help you showcase your personality as a couple. Whether it be a beautiful view [of] nature, modern architecture downtown or a brewery with sentimental meaning you want to find a spot that is truly you.
One of the most popular places to photograph is South Congress ave because of all the quirky retail, boutique hotels and cute alley ways. It can be crowded here so try to go on the weekday or towards sunset. Another cool place is the Garey House that has a gorgeous greenhouse and a few other spots for photo backdrops. It’s a short drive away from the scenic overlook of Mt Bonnell which makes for a stunning sunset backdrop to end your session.
The most common threads in client reviews of her work is how much fun they have with her, the great energy she brings to her shoots and how organized and informed she keeps her clients before during and after the shoot. She will listen to you and your unique vision and make sure that it happens the way you imagined it!