We started our session together by grabbing a drink and getting to know each other. Megan and Brian are getting married in October 2023, and it was so good to finally meet them in person and chat all about their wedding plans! They wanted to do something unique and different for their engagement session, which is why Megan and Brian decided to rent a retro boat from Old Boat House Retro Boat Rentals! We had so much fun cruising at 5 MPH (haha!) down the harbor to Lake Michigan. At one point, we anchored and got some sunset beach engagement photos with the boat in the background. This added such a fun element to their engagement photos. Megan and Brian will definitely have so many precious memories when they look back on them!
Megan & Brian’s Fun Sunset Beach Engagement Photos on Oval Beach
After our hour and a half boat rental, we went to Oval Beach to finish up their engagement session. We spent the rest of the night, up until sunset, laughing, getting all sandy, and going into Lake Michigan! These two are truly some of the best people, and I am so honored that they chose me to document not only their engagement session, but their wedding day later this year! I have to say that I love how these two incorporated the boat rental into their engagement session. They really thought outside of the box and wanted to do something fun for their session. As Michiganders, we’re surrounded by the beautiful Great Lakes, so why not take advantage of them?
Sweet Words From Megan:
“I am in love!!! Oh my goodness! I want to tell you how obsessed I am with the photos. You made me look so beautiful. I legit cried.”
Rent a Boat and Let’s go Out on Lake Michigan For Your Engagement Session Next!
If you’re feeling inspired by Megan and Brian’s fun sunset beach engagement photos at Oval Beach and on Lake Michigan, then let’s start planning your own fun engagement session together! Whether that’s also renting a boat and hitting the lakes, at your favorite coffee shop or brewery, or even at home! Whatever speaks to you and your relationship! Make sure to check out my “Top 9 Michigan Engagement Photo Locations” to see some ideas on other gorgeous spots around Michigan for your engagement session! In the meantime, you can learn more about me here. If I sound like the perfect Michigan wedding and couples photographer for you, then inquire with me here! I can’t wait to hear from you.
Lindsay Elaine | Michigan Wedding + Couples Photographer
Come see more of Megan and Brian’s sunset beach engagement photos on Oval Beach below!