Swanage Beach Engagement Photographs

Before embarking for Rich and Lou’s Swanage beach engagement photographs we popped into see them at home to talk through their wedding day plans.

Dorset Wedding Planning with Photographers

Tucked away in the Corfe countryside Rich and Lou’s countryside cottage is a wonderful sight to behold. Surrounded with bright flowers, plants and the sounds of nature they excitedly told us of their dream wedding at St Edwards Church in Corfe and at Rollington Barn. Both of which we know well, as Rollington Barn is one of our favourite venues at Purbeck Arts Week.

We couldn’t help ourselves, we had to take some engagement photographs of the happy couple at home in their garden. Where else is a couple going to be more relaxed than in their own gorgeous garden.

Engagement photographs with rusty shed roof
It helped that we got on like a house on fire. Rich and Lou are such a fun-loving couple who share our passions for travel, surfing and the great outdoors. They even seemed to understand my obsession with rusty, textured surfaces such as that of their shed roof!

Swanage Beach Engagement Photographs

As time flowed too freely we decided to head to the sea for their Swanage beach engagement photographs. Bunson their lovely dog agreed.

swanage beach engagement photographs panoramic
There are many different techniques we employ to aid a couple relax during their first time in front of the camera. With Rich and Lou the distraction of Bunson and his stick was enough to focus on something other than the camera.
swanage beach engagement photographs dog on the beach
swanage beach engagement photographs reflection
swanage beach engagement photographs looking out to sea
After a dip in the sea Rich and Lou were happy kissing and cuddling on the shore line. Bunson was happy to keep running up and down in search of the now elusive stick.
swanage beach engagement photographs kissing by the sea
swanage beach engagement photographs couple
swanage beach engagement photographs dog
Rich and Lou requested that we climb up Whitecliff, the hill behind our offices. It provides spectacular views across Swanage bay.

Engagment photographs looking over swanage bay
Engagement couple walk to cliff horizon with sea
Engagement Photographs Overlooking The Sea

Up on Nine Barrow Down the view doubled to include Poole harbour in the other direction. We stopped by a signpost for some more engagement photographs of the happy couple.

Engagement photographs couple with bridal path sign
Countryside engagement photographs couple with dog and sea
The curve of the peak provided a false perspective, giving the images a ‘curve of the earth feel’. You could feel the love and hear the constant laughter as they walked in the afternoon sunshine.
Countryside and sea engagment photograph
Enagement couple long shadows with dog
swanage beach engagement couple portrait
swanage beach engagement sunburst portrait
Engagement photograph couple kiss with sunburst
Engagment photographs with Swanage beach
Countryside engagement couple photograph
Countryside engagement photograph curve of earth
swanage beach engagement photographs couple in countryside
view over swanage and the sea
We can’t wait for Rich and Lou’s wedding to come around. They chosen some visually stunning Dorset wedding venues. Their fun-loving outlook on life and love will no doubt translate into a fabulous wedding day.

You can see Lou and Rich’s Dorset Countryside wedding photographs here

 

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