4 Tips for the Best Engagement Photos With Your Dog

Engaged couple at Isle of Palms beach during sunset

What Every Client Needs to Know

I love using my twenty years experience of being a professional photographer to help prepare my clients for our time together. I want to maximize every minute of our session and make sure that they truly enjoy the experience (and the photos that will be captured!) That’s why I want to pass on 4 tips for the best engagement photos with your dog.

Engaged couple crouch on cobblestones and hug their yellow lab dog

4 Tips for the Best Engagement Photos With Your Dog

I love using props during photo sessions to make the photos more tailored to the couple’s personalities. The possibilities are endless balloons, flowers, bicycles, vintage cars, and champagne just to name a few. One fun way to make your session unique to you as a couple is to bring along your fur baby. Here are 4 Tips if you choose to bring your dog along to ensure a smoother photography session.

1) Don’t forget to bring doggy potty bags
2) Treats for a little bribery
3) A cute leash and collar
4). And lastly if possible bring an additional person to hold the leash of your pup for when we do a few photos minus your four legged best friend. If we are headed to the beach a twistin stake for the sand will do. Furthermore, you could always have a friend take your pup home half way through our time together.

Isle of Palms, SC Engagement Photos With Dog

Engaged couple walking dog up cobblestone Charleston Street

close up of dog with engaged owner's hands petting him

4 Tips for the Best Engagement Photos With Your Dog

Engagement Photos With Dog at beach

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Engagement Photos With Your Dog in Charleston street



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Leigh Hayward

Leigh Hayward

Charleston Wedding & Engagement Photographer

Hi, I’m Leigh! I’m an engagement and wedding photographer based in Charleston, SC. I’ve been serving ALL love and couples since 2006. I adamantly believe everyone deserves their love story to be told beautifully! 

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