Unique ideas for senior photos

Transitioning from high school to adulthood is a huge step. It is so important to capture the memories of graduation year. Aris Affairs Photography, your local Prescott portrait photographer, suggests unique ideas for senior photos. Now it’s time to celebrate as...

Tips on professional portraits for your Prescott business

Not all portrait poses should be the same. Aris Affairs Photography shares some tips on professional portraits for your Prescott business.There are some essentials that need to be considered when it comes to portraits for your business. Let’s start...

Summer’s Dance Works 2014 Recital

It was a very busy summer this year, full of dance camps, trips and projects.  However, summer is over, school has started and it is that time of year again.  Summers DanceWorks Action Shots are in!  It was a wonderful recital this year and the pictures tell all.  We...

Suggestions for Creating a Professional Company Image for your Business

For the new, small or start-up business, it is always a challenge to get your name in front of your potential customers. And even though money may be tight, it is very important that from day one you start to build a positive image for your business. Aris Affairs...

Winter wedding benefits

Are you reluctant to add yet another wedding to your friends and family's hectic summer schedule? Aris Affairs Photography, your Prescott wedding photographer, recognizes that there are great benefits that come with winter weddings. Summer is a great time for...

Great themes for your engagement photos

Planning your engagement photo shoot in Prescott? You don’t have to wear solid colors and uninteresting clothes. These pictures should express who you are as a couple. Mix things up with a theme, and in Prescott, Western wear is a very appropriate choice. Aris...

How your engagement announcement can express your flair

Engagement photos have become increasingly popular in recent years. Aris Affairs Photography can provide you with the opportunity to make a big splash with your engagement announcement! Engagement announcement photos give a couple the chance to announce their proposal...

Consider a Family Photo in Western Wear During Prescott Frontier Days

July is just around the corner, and in Prescott that means it’s rodeo time. During Prescott Frontier Days everyone brings out their western wear and dresses like a cowboy for a week or so. If you were raised in the Southwest, chances are good that there is a...

Celebrate Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day is the day we celebrate LOVE and those around us that we love. Why not make this Valentine’s Day one to remember and celebrate it with Aris Affairs Photography in Prescott. We’re offering just a few ideas of photo shoots that you...

A Boudoir Photo Shoot is Not Just For The Ladies and Makes A Great Valentine Gift

In a recent survey, 82% think that “boudoir photography” is a great gift idea for a spouse/significant other for a wedding, anniversary or Valentine’s Day gift. Boudoir photography is not just for women, it’s also a great gift for the guys to...

Amazing SunShine!

This is one of my favorite times of the year...I have many!  I love when my garden is in full swing and we are getting to enjoy to fruits of our labor.  Here is one of my favorite flowers that I plant every year.  The Sun Flower.  Enjoy!

How to best capture your maternity beauty

The best time to capture yourself in a professional photo is when you are at your very best. Guess what - no matter how you feel, pregnancy is that time when you have the most natural feminine beauty, and it is a special time of huge expectation. Let Aris Affairs...

Why photographs matter

Have you ever stumbled onto an old photograph to find that it triggered memories and details long forgotten? Do photographs of your newborns rekindle those days for you despite the decades that have passed? Prescott family photographer, Aris Affairs Photography,...

Two cameras are better than one!

Why it’s a good idea to have an assistant come with your photographer:  How paying just a bit more can drastically improve the quality of your photos. When you think of a wedding photographer do you just think of one person?  Do you desire a flawless...

Tips for Fall family photos

Soon the monsoons will be over and Fall will be right around the corner. Aris Affairs Photography thinks the Fall is a great time to take advantage of Prescott's natural beauty and the perfect opportunity to begin the holiday season with a family photo shoot. Here are...

Using natural light for outdoor photos

Outdoor photography provides some of the most stunning settings. The right backdrop can take you to serene, exotic, or even mystical places without leaving your city. And the best part, a beautiful picture gives you a great story to tell your friends and family. With...

Hire a professional photographer for your family reunion

Summer is almost here...time to plan your family reunion picnic, barbeque or other group activity. You’ve got the family all together and you’ll want to capture those memories in pictures. Aris Affairs Photography tells why you should trust only a...

The importance of family portraits

Aris Affairs Photography, your local Prescott family photographer, embraces the idea that professional family portraits are important to every family. There are a number of reasons we feel this way, and we think you will agree. Professional portraits are one way to...

Creating a list of photo shots for your wedding

A wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime moment, and it’s up to the photographer to capture it! Before the ceremony, the bride and groom should sit down with their photographer and make a list of all the important shots. Aris Affairs Photography offers some ideas to...

What to Wear to a Corporate Headshot

It’s been said that clothes make the man, and research shows that to be true. What we wear affects how others perceive us, and even how we perceive ourselves. Aris Affairs Photography suggests what to wear for a corporate headshots in Prescott. Men in Suits:...

Tips on where to take engagement photos

Feb 20, 2019

Aris Affairs Photography, local wedding photographer in Prescott, can capture your special day and create artistic wedding photos.Unlike many wedding shoots that are traditionally very posed and more formal, engagement sessions offer couples more variety, opportunity, and fun. Prescott family photographer Aris Affairs Photography offers these helpful hints in making your engagement photo shoot a treasured memory.

Make it a day
Make your engagement photo session a part of a beautifully full day focused on you and your beloved. Rather than sandwiching a session somewhere between errands and obligations, devote the entire day to your engagement. Consider beginning your day together with an intimate brunch at your favorite restaurant. Your photographer could even meet you there to snap a few cute shots before moving to your primary location.

Set the real scene
Location, location, location doesn’t just apply to real estate. Your engagement photos should reflect you as a couple. Before you think about heading out to your local park or historic hotel lobby, think about the locations that truly reflect your interests. Do you binge watch cooking shows, then test your talents in the kitchen? Do you flex your collective muscles hiking and biking Prescott’s amazing trails? Incorporate the interests that brought you together in the first place into your photo shoot.

Wait for the sun
There are better times of the day than others for taking outdoor photos and they all revolve around the sun. If you’re looking for that golden, glorious light in your photos you’re looking for the time of day just before sunset called the ‘golden hour’. Photos taken mid-day may be more convenient but the day’s earlier sun is often harsher because it’s directly overhead. Both sunrise and sunset are optimum times for beautifully and naturally well-lit pictures.

If your Prescott wedding is on the horizon and you’re ready to book an appointment for your engagement photos, call the photography experts at Aris Affairs Photography today at 928-642-4049.