Engagement Archives - shannonandbrian.net

Browse through our most recent Michigan photography sessions and read the love stories we have been honored to tell.

From Michigan beach weddings to elegant barn weddings, we’ve worked with some amazing couples. Add on a sprinkling of family photos, maternity and newborn pictures and wow — we get to meet so many wonderful people.

couple standing on beach opening champagne

You’re engaged…Congratulations! Now you ask yourself what to wear for your engagement photos. And it’s always a little intimidating to have your picture taken …. even if it’s just a photo on an iPhone that a friend takes. We still want to look nice, make sure nothing is in our teeth and that our hair […]

couple on dow gardens red bridge

Sometimes you meet with clients, and you click…this happened with Paul and Emily. While we first met them at Five Guy’s in Lansing to talk about their Dow Gardens engagement. Furthermore, we remind ourselves how blessed we are to build relationships for a living and capture our clients’ timeless milestones. What a fantastic gift! On the […]

couple holding hands walking along beach in Ludington

It’s no secret we adore this Ludington beach engagement it’s a photographer’s dream come true; any of my couples can attest to how giddy we get when they request a beach engagement session! We are just addicted to that beautiful, warm light that happens only twice a day, once at daybreak and then again an […]

Couple engagement at Glen Haven, MI beach

Ashley and Jake are one of our beautiful 2020 couples and we had so much fun at their engagement session a few weeks ago. After, my initial email to Ashley she emailed back saying that she had been talking with her fiancé and turns out that he knows me. Wait, what?! See Jake’s parents and […]

light & airy engagement photography Frankenmuth, MI

Sometimes I have to pinch myself and make sure I’m not dreaming. That I get to do this, to tell stories through images, for people madly in love. It will never cease to amaze me, and Donald & Carolyn’s engagement session in Frankenmuth did nothing but remind me of how lucky I am to be […]

Couple engagement portraits at Family Farm in Merrill, MI

We love doing engagement sessions, because it allows us to really get to know our couples before their wedding! This is something that is important to us. Connecting with each of our couples so we build a friendship. It’s a friendship that lasts through the years and it is so rewarding and life fulfilling. Brett […]

Couple engagement at Caledonia at Lakeside Park

Curtis and Autumn are another one of our fabulous couples for 2019. I have no words for their joyful engagement session. We met up for their engagement session at Caledonia Lakeside Park in Grand Rapids a week ago. These two have a love like no other. When I first met Autumn a few months back […]

Couple engagement photography in Houghton Lake

Sometimes in life, God rewards you with meeting people that will immensely bless your life. We first met Jeremy & Tara in a crowded, noisy restaurant. What started as an ordinary consult turned into a lengthy conversation about life, our interests, and family. It was as if we’d been friends for a long time and […]

Couple engagement photography at Fallasburg Park in Lowell

Jeff and Jordan are one of our beautiful 2019 couples and we had such a great time with them. After rescheduling their engagement session once due to no snow we were determined to make this session happen even if there wasn’t snow. When you are with Jeff and Jordan you just can’t help but smile. […]

Couple engagement in Detroit at the Institute of Arts

Although the 2018 portrait season has concluded, there wasn’t a better way to end it than with Lo and Amanda’s engagement session. Late last year we met Amanda for a coffee date and immediately hit it off. We talked about the wedding, planned for a winter engagement session and also talked about her fiancé, Lo. […]

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