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

[This article was originally published on December 19, 2019] Important Note: All Disney parks currently have a strict mask policy in place. Masks cannot be removed for photos whatsoever so please keep this in mind when inquiring about photography in the parks. Masks can be removed outdoors only for photos within the Disney resorts provided that you have a reservation. If you’ve been following my work for even just a …

Top 12 Engagement Shoot Locations in Orlando

Engaged couple walking along the sidewalk during their beautiful photo shoot in Winter Park with one of the best wedding photographers in Orlando

*Updated February 2021 to reflect covid closures* One of the things I love most about being a wedding photographer in Orlando is the fact that Central Florida offers such a diverse variety for places to take photos! Not only is it home to over 300 unique wedding venues, but the options for socially distanced engagement photo shoot locations are just as… if not more plentiful! Some of my favorite places …

Orlando Engagement Photography | Epcot, Disney

Close up of the bride's engagement rings in front of Spaceship Earth in Epcot during their same sex engagement photography session with top Orlando gay wedding photographer

Madison and Lauren reached out to me by text in February as they were planning their Summer vacation to Walt Disney World. They were visiting from New York and were planning to be in Orlando from the end of May to June. During their stay in Central Florida they wanted to take advantage of their trip to do a fun photo shoot at Disney. We tossed around a few ideas …

Orlando Engagement Photographer | Celebration

Romantic engagement photo on a bridge in Celebration Florida captured by top Orlando photographer

When deciding on the perfect location around Orlando for their engagement session, I asked Dahiana and Alain what type of vibe they were looking for. Since they really had no idea where they wanted to have their pictures taken, it was my job to help them find the best backdrop! Dahiana quickly mentioned that she wanted something with lots of nature. She also mentioned that her wedding day will have …

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 Engagement Photography | Downtown Orlando & The Balcony

Edgy artsy engagement photography in Orlando featuring colorful murals around Central Florida with an urban feel

Laura & Thomas | Orlando Engagement Photographer Laura and Thomas are both talented musicians so it was important to them to incorporate an artsy vibe into their engagement session to showcase their creative sides. When Laura mentioned that she really wanted to take photos in front of the murals around downtown Orlando I was extra excited! I am always scouting new wall murals around the city, to the point where …

Engagement Photography | Winter Park, Florida

Engagement session in Winter Park Hannibal Sqaure captured by best Orlando wedding photographer

Stephanie & Dodd | Orlando Engagement Photographer These two are just cute as a button on their own– but put them together and it’s cuteness overload! Seriously. Between Stephanie’s stunning blue eyes and Dodd’s sweet smile, these two were truly a joy to photograph. Of course it also helps that they chose the perfect location for their engagement photo shoot! Stephanie wanted a mix of looks and did lots of …

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 | Historic Winter Garden

Orlando Engagement Photographer | Venus & Michael These two adorable sweethearts will be tying the knot this Fall (and I can’t wait)! If they look a little familiar it’s probably because you saw them as my models for a black swan themed wedding inspiration shoot that I captured earlier this year! [You can also check out the feature on Aisle Perfect‘s wedding blog] Venus is actually a real-life ballerina and had just …

Engagement Photography | Kraft Azalea Gardens, Winter Park

Couple walking through tree lined path at Kraft Azalea gardens for their engagement session with Orlando wedding photographer and videographer

Orlando Engagement Photographer | Becky & Kyle These super adorable love birds will be saying “I do” later this year in the Fall. They’re planning a romantic ceremony at Leu Gardens in Orlando followed by their reception at the Winter Park Farmers Market— two of my favorite wedding venues! When I met Becky & Kyle in the Spring to chat more about their wedding day we instantly hit it off since they have …