Swanage Beach Engagement Shoot with Claire & John

Claire and Jon are such an upbeat and optimistic couple. Who else would book in for a Swanage beach engagement shoot on a weekend in February!

We met them on our local Swanage beach with their gorgeous sweet little bull terrier Sweep. You may not think that taking a dog for a walk would make for a great shoot. However as Sweep provided distraction from the camera we were able to capture Claire and John as they are together naturally.

swanage beach engagement photograph beach engagement shoot dog swanage beach engagement photographSwanage beach not only has beautiful panoramic views across the sea to Harry’s Rocks and Pevril point. It also provides perspective enhancing wooden groins, Purbeck stone walls and wooden beach huts as gloriously textured backgrounds.

swanage beach engagement shoot swanage beach dogs beach engagement photograph coupleIn between the forecast rain showers we took a stroll down the beach. We sheltered in the Swanage Clock Tower and took a look at the newly opened multi coloured beach huts.

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Sweep seemed to love posing for the camera and Claire and John were so excited that we even had time to adapt our renowned ‘cone the bride’ photographs.

swanage new beach huts photographWe cant wait to join the happy couple later in the year for their Durlston Castle wedding photos when the sun is shining. They have chosen such a beautiful wedding venue that we just hope that Sweep can make an appearance!

You can see John & Claire’s Durlston Castle Wedding Photographs here

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