A Breakfast at Home Engagement Shoot

Couple embrace during Watford home engagement shoot

A bit of a different engagement shoot. This couple had a bed and breakfast at home engagement shoot. An awesome idea right?

Happy Bank Holiday Monday/Easter Monday! I hope you have had a fab weekend!

Tomorrow is the big day for Natalie and Alex. I am so excited to photograph their wedding at Notley Abbey by Bijou. So today I am sharing their at home engagement shoot we did a couple of months ago. You may have seen previews to these if you have liked my Facebook page. They both really wanted to do their shoot at their home in Watford, Hertfordshire, and it was just so much fun to do. The two prepared breakfast together, cuddled up and had a laugh. They have such great personalities and a wonderful chemistry between them, I can just tell their wedding day will be just as fun as they are.

Usually engagement shoots are done on location, typically somewhere outdoorsy with lots of scenery or somewhere in the city with bold colours and architecture, so it was awesome to be able to do something a little bit different. We talked through ideas and what we could do, but generally it boiled down to just documenting a typical morning for the two of them at the weekend. What could be better?

Engagement shoots are all about getting you use to the camera before your wedding day, but also bringing your personalities across. If you want to just hang around with each other and have fun together because that’s what your relationship is to you, then doing something simple like this is just as perfect as going out to somewhere cool or beautiful. It also helps if you have big windows that let in lots of natural light.

Make sure you like my Facebook page to be able to view their sneak peek from their wedding later this week, and Natalie and Alex, I shall see you tomorrow!

A Breakfast At Home Engagement Shoot

Couple cuddle in bed during Watford home engagement shoot

Bride leans into groom during Watford engagement shoot

Groom smiles during Watford engagement shoot

Receipe books and Mr and Mrs sign during home engagement shoot

Pouring oil into pan during engagement shoot

Groom chops bacon during engagement shoot

Bride breaks whisk during bed and breakfast engagement shoot

Bride fixes whisk during engagement shoot

Groom pouring eggs into pan during engagement shoot

Bride pouring juice at engagement shoot

Groom cooking during engagement shoot

Bride hugs groom as he cooks during engagement shoot

Couple eating breakfast during engagement shoot

Couple finish breakfast during engagement shoot

Couple clearing up after bed and breakfast engagement shoot

Couple joking during their bed and breakfast engagement shoot

Couple laughing during home engagement shoot in Watford

Bride carasses groom's face during bed and breakfast engagement shoot

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  • Aaron10/04/2015 - 09:57

    Lovely idea! The intimacy between them in their own environment is so precious – beautiful connection between them, and you’ve captured it perfectly!ReplyCancel

  • Martina - Photostories14/04/2015 - 10:51

    Beautiful! I love doing these too, it makes you feel part of their life for a tiny bit. It’s very pretty ♥ReplyCancel

  • Yolande De Vries14/04/2015 - 11:18

    Claire you have captured your couple perfectly!!ReplyCancel

  • Russell how15/04/2015 - 08:33

    agree, this is a lovely idea and beautifully done!ReplyCancel

  • Eva24/04/2015 - 11:38

    So lovely and intimateReplyCancel