Huge fans of Harry Potter Alyssa and Ryan started their relationship off with a conversation about what else, Harry Potter. “Our first real conversation ever was about Harry Potter. It was the summer that Deathly Hallows came out and we talked about how it felt like a piece of our childhood was ending and right then, I felt a little connection”, says Alyssa.
Also fans of the ABC show Lost, they decided to combine their two loves into one amazing engagement photo shoot with photos taking by the Bride’s good friend Danny at dtietphotog. “Serious engagement photos aren’t our style (we tried, but giggled a lot) and we really wanted to put our personality into them”, Alyssa adds ” We had a ton of fun (our photographer got a kick out of it too).” The two are also planning on taking their honeymoon at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, FL.
Los Angeles based photographer Karen Ard snapped these Wonder Woman and Green Lantern comic book inspired engagement photos of geeky couple Reiko and Scott. “Having fun couples that allow me to get creative, and are totally into it, are awesome,” says Karen. “I’ve been a photographer my entire adult life. It’s not just what I do, it’s who I am. I’m passionate about capturing fleeting moments to ensure they live on. ”
The amazing Jervy Santiago who shot Ingle + Aimee Left 4 Dead Engagement Photos is at it again, this time he’s photographing couple Kristal and Alex in a Full Metal Panic themed shoot. Full Metal Panic is a manga series written by Shoji Gatoh and illustrated by Shiki Douji. The series follows Sousuke Sagara, a member of the covert anti-terrorist private military organization known as Mithril, tasked with protecting Kaname Chidori, a spirited Japanese high school girl. The series has been adapted into different media; including three animated television series: Full Metal Panic! by Gonzo, Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu and Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid by Kyoto Animation.
“It is nice to see couple really getting into it (specially the groom!!!) … They had their outfits tailor-made, shared inputs with the story, up to how it is suppose to be done with the editing. And to make it even more authentic, the pages are read from right to left. Just like the “manga” style.”
Fiona and Benji’s wedding is being held in a cinema with space to put up their own movie style posters. “It was, therefore, decided that a series of engagement shoots depicting various films and various genres would be a superbly creative way to fill those spaces and also a great way to have some fun working together”, says photographer Dominic Clark, a Lincolnshire based contemporary portrait & lifestyle photographer in the UK. A rom com and zombie shoot to follow, but for now enjoy this Mad Max/Wasteland/Apocalyptic themed engagement shoot.