3 Secrets to Make Disney Look Empty in Pictures

Engagement photo in front of Cinderella Castle in Magic Kingdom Disney World captured by top Orlando photographer

If you’ve been following my work for even just a short while, you know that Walt Disney World is practically my second home. I even have Cinderella castle on my forearm as part of my Orlando tribute tattoo! One of the most common questions I get asked all the time is “how do you make pictures at Magic Kingdom look so empty?” After all, it is undoubtedly the most popular …

Orlando Proposal Photography | Port Orleans Riverside, Disney

Surprise proposal photography at a gazebo at a Disney resort captured by top Orlando engagement photographer

This sweet “Up” Disney movie themed proposal was so much fun to capture! The future bride’s mom was actually the first person who reached out in order to help coordinate this surprise marriage proposal. I was able to discuss all of the details with her first in order to avoid spilling any secrets to the unsuspecting bride-to-be. Her mom explained that Benjamin would be visiting Orlando with Peyton’s family on …

Orlando Proposal Photography | Grand Floridian, Disney

Surprise proposal in Orlando at a disney resort by the yacht

After doing some research online and coming across the many surprise proposals I have photographed over the years, Manan reached out to me for some expert help planning his own! He explained that he was expecting to have the engagement ring the first week of June. We tossed around a few different ideas but he knew he wanted to do it at the Grand Floridian resort at Disney. He also …

Surprise Proposal Photography | Disney’s Grand Floridian, Orlando

Jordan & Eric | Orlando Proposal Photographer This Disney fireworks Fall proposal was so much fun to capture! The fireworks shows have always been a favorite of mine, but shooting them at the park is practically impossible due to the heavy crowds that attend the show. However one of the very best ways to capture the beauty of the fireworks while still having a completely private environment to propose is …

Engagement Photography | Walt Disney World, Magic Kingdom

Engagement photo in front of the castle at Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom park in Orlando, Florida

Jennifer & Mike | Disney World Engagement Photographer, Orlando These two love birds were going to be visiting Orlando on vacation from Oklahoma. Since they had just recently gotten engaged, they figured it would be the perfect opportunity to capture some Florida sunshine and Disney magic in their engagement photos. We texted back and forth for several days as we figured out the best day, time and location for their …

Orlando Wedding Photography | Disney Boardwalk Sea Breeze Point

Fun and playful wedding photography in Orlando at the Boardwalk Inn during an intimate Disney wedding

Orlando Wedding Photography & Videography | Krystina & Zac You might remember these two adorable love birds from their engagement photography session early last year at the Wilderness Lodge! They came to visit Orlando from Massachusetts in order to plan their intimate Disney wedding day. A few months later, Krystina reached back out to me to let me know they had officially booked their date and they wanted me to …

Anniversary Photography | Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Orlando

Married couple kisses in front of the spinning carousel for a creative anniversary engagement session photo at Disney

Queenie & Jerry | Orlando Anniversary Photographer I’ve had the awesome opportunity to photograph weddings and engagements alllll over Disney, but I am typically shooting at the resorts (all of which I love!) and I don’t usually get to spend too much time in the parks themselves. Many of my clients find the resorts are a great option when you want that “Disney” flavor without the crowds or the logistics involved in …

Engagement Photography | Disney’s Grand Floridian & Polynesian Resort

Newly engaged couple poses in front of a fountain at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort during their Orlando engagement photography session

Jen & Garrett | Orlando Engagement Photographer So 99% of the time when I’m planning an engagement photo shoot with an out of town client, it’s always the future bride that I’m speaking with! Fact is, most guys aren’t really dying to spend an hour of their vacation time running around taking pictures with me– I totally get it. However, I am super lucky to have clients like Garrett that fall …

Engagement Photography | Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Orlando

Scenic engagement photo taken at Wilderness Lodge at Disney by Orlando wedding photographer

Krystina & Zac | Orlando Engagement Photographer Krystina & Zac will be having an intimate escape wedding at Disney later this year and traveled in from up north to do some wedding planning! While they were in Orlando, they figured it would be a great opportunity to capture some Disney inspired engagement photos in the process. They are huge Disney fanatics and Krystina even has her own YouTube channel where she talks …

Marriage Proposal Photography | Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, Orlando

Orlando engagement photographer captures surprise proposal at Disney Grand Floridian Resort

Sam & Matt | Orlando Proposal Photographer Matt had been planning his perfect surprise proposal for several months! It included a surprise weekend trip to Disney World, reservations at the exclusive Grand Floridian Resort, character breakfast that morning and dinner reservations at the upscale Victoria & Alberts that night– and of course the moment when he would pop the question! Together we worked out the perfect plan as to where …