Engagement Photography

Engagement Photography

Our Engagement Process

Consultation

Every love story is unique, and our engagement photography is tailored to celebrate yours. We guide you through every detail, from selecting the ideal attire to preparing for your personalized session.

Photo Session

Capture your love story in picturesque locations, whether it's a serene beach, urban setting, or a romantic park. Our expertise ensures natural poses, genuine smiles, and moments filled with love.

Editing

Post-session, our team meticulously edits your photos, enhancing every emotion and detail. You'll receive a curated gallery, allowing you to handpick your cherished moments.

Prints & Products

Immortalize your engagement memories with premium home decor options. From elegant photo books to timeless wall art, we ensure your love story graces your home for a lifetime.

Rhoda

Designation

If you’re looking for the best photographer around, look no further. Shawn is very talented and has an eye for the perfect shot. He is very personable and easy to work with. Carrie is such a sweetheart too! Amazing photography and an amazing experience! - Rhoda

Engagement Photoshoot Ideas

Posed

Black & White

Candid Photos

Our Guarantee

At LightMaster Studios, we are the preferred engagement photographer for couples across the Poconos, Northeastern Pennsylvania, Northern New Jersey, and Southern New York. Our clients often express how our wedding engagement photography sessions perfectly encapsulate their vision for their special day. As a leading name in these regions, and with extensive experience in picturesque locales like Lake Wallenpaupack and the charming town of Milford, we ensure each engagement photo shoot is uniquely crafted to narrate the couple's distinct story.

Whether you're envisioning a creative urban shoot, a romantic beach session, a mountain engagement amidst the Poconos' scenic beauty, vibrant fall engagement photos, or perhaps a lakeside moment near Lake Wallenpaupack, we cater to all. Our expertise encompasses a range of styles, from candid shots to posed captures, ensuring the essence of your relationship shines through. We pride ourselves on offering a myriad of engagement photo ideas and poses, ensuring each session is as unique as the couple in focus. From vintage engagement photography set against Pennsylvania's historic backdrops, like Milford, to rustic shoots in the tranquil Poconos, we're equipped to realize your vision.

For the couples who are drawn to the great outdoors, our sessions in popular locales like beaches, mountains, and cityscapes are a hit.

If you're in the Poconos, Northeastern Pennsylvania, Northern New Jersey, Southern New York, or eyeing these spots for a destination shoot, know that we rank among the top engagement photographers in the region. Our commitment is to offer an unparalleled experience from start to finish, ensuring your engagement photos are a flawless reflection of your love story

Engagement Photoshoot Collections

Outdoor location sessions start at $125. We also have a variety of products available to showcase your engagement photos.

Wedding Photo Prints & Wedding Photo Books

LightMaster Studios - Wall Art Packages

Elevate Your Memories with Our Premium Digital Image Packages

Immerse yourself in our exquisite digital image collections, each crafted with precision to ensure your memories are portrayed in their finest light.

Signature Wall Art Clusters

Dive into the world of Natural Edit Digital Images, where every shot retains its authentic beauty while being subtly enhanced to highlight its finest details. 

Each shot is meticulously refined to present its true essence, ensuring the focus remains genuine while subtly elevating its beauty. Our natural edits encompass:

  • Color balance and exposure adjustments
  • Precise cropping and image straightening
  • Skin beautification and stray hair removal
  • Subtle enhancements like eye bag reduction, light teeth whitening, and minor wrinkle removal on clothing
  • Removal of small distractions like leaves or debris
  • Gentle sky enhancement

Experience photography that captures the best version of the moment, staying true to its original charm.

Acrylic Wall Art Series 

Experience the purity of Standard "Out of Camera" Digital Images. These visuals capture the raw, unfiltered essence of the moment, presenting it in its truest form with subtle enhancements including color balance, adjusting exposure, and light cropping.

LightMaster Studios - Digital Packages 

Elevate Your Memories with Our Premium Digital Image Packages

Immerse yourself in our exquisite digital image collections, each crafted with precision to ensure your memories are portrayed in their finest light.

Signature Digital Series

Dive into the world of Natural Edit Digital Images, where every shot retains its authentic beauty while being subtly enhanced to highlight its finest details. 

 

Each shot is meticulously refined to present its true essence, ensuring the focus remains genuine while subtly elevating its beauty. Our natural edits encompass:

  • Color balance and exposure adjustments
  • Precise cropping and image straightening
  • Skin beautification and stray hair removal
  • Subtle enhancements like eye bag reduction, light teeth whitening, and minor wrinkle removal on clothing
  • Removal of small distractions like leaves or debris
  • Gentle sky enhancement

 

Experience photography that captures the best version of the moment, staying true to its original charm.

Raw Beauty Digital Series 

Experience the purity of Standard "Out of Camera" Digital Images. These visuals capture the raw, unfiltered essence of the moment, presenting it in its truest form with subtle enhancements including color balance, adjusting exposure, and light cropping.

- Coming Soon - Master Work Digital Series

The Ultimate WOW Experience in Photography: Elevate your memories with our suite of specialized edits.

Begin with our Flawless Beauty Edit, where every imperfection is seamlessly erased, bestowing a radiant, magazine-cover glow.

Our Sculpt & Refine technique enhances body contours subtly, ensuring you look your best in the most natural way.

The backdrop of your memories is transformed with Sky Mastery, introducing fiery sunsets or starry nights as you desire.

With Perfect Moment Creation, even blinks or off-angles can't mar your perfect shot, and any unwanted distractions are expertly removed, ensuring a clean, focused image.

Dream bigger with our Additive Edits, where picturesque elements like rainbows or dreamy mists are added, and with Composite Mastery, we blend elements from multiple images to craft your singular vision.

Every detail, from the sparkle of a ring to the play of light, is refined in our Masterpiece Final Touches, turning each photo into a work of art. Ready to transform your photos into masterpieces?

Each image purchased includes digital file that can be used for social media and personal devices.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much are your sessions?

Our sessions start at $75. 

Do you do outdoor sessions?

Outdoor sessions are our expertise and what we specialize in. Almost all our sessions are outdoors.  

How far will you travel for a session?

We try and pick a location that is central between us and the clients and try to keep that within 25 miles (50 miles roundtrip). If you prefer a location that is farther, we can definitely do that. There will be a travel fee for locations farther than 25 miles, and the distance will determine the amount of the travel fee.   

How long are the sessions?

The sessions start at 30 minutes and are available up to 2 hours.  

What should we wear?

Simplicity is always best, so when in doubt, keep in mind that “less is more.” Here are a few things to consider when selecting your wardrobe:

Solid tops work best: They don't have to be the same color, but a uniform color does photograph really nicely. If there are prints or designs, it is just too busy and is distracting in the picture.

Same color bottoms: If you both want to wear all black, khakis, jeans, etc., that’s totally fine. If you're both wearing the same type, it just grounds the picture really well. Long pants look much nicer than shorts, and  ladies, if you want to wear a skirt or dress, go for it!

Accessories: Jewelry, watches, etc....those are all great!  We just ask that any pieces of jewelry are not too big and chunky so they don't take away from the focus.  

Ladies, if you could wear some kind of heels, even if they are just small ones, you'd be surprised what a difference it makes in the pictures compared to flats! (If you want to bring flats to walk around in though, definitely feel free!)  

Also, we ask that you (guys or ladies) please don't wear hats. They can create shadows on your face and make it difficult, depending on the lighting, to see you, and we really want you and your family to be the focus of the pictures! 

Should I wear makeup?

Yes! Even if you are someone who doesn’t wear much makeup on a daily basis or likes a minimal look, we do ask that you wear some makeup for your session. You can still have that natural look and not look “fake” or “made-up,” but without it, you will look very washed out. Natural-looking makeup photographs really nicely. Big bold colors really tend to be distracting, so neutral colors for lipsticks, eye colors, and blush work really well.  

What if the weather isn’t good?

We definitely realize that Mother Nature might not always cooperate with our schedule. When we book your session, we will pick a date and then have a back-up date just in case the weather is not looking good for the day of your session. I usually start to look at the weather about 3-4 days ahead of your scheduled session, and if it looks like it will potentially be bad weather, I will reach out to you and we can discuss what we want to do.

Can our pet be in the pictures?

We know that many people love their fur babies and would like to include them in their sessions. If you have a pet you would like to be a part of the session, we just ask that you bring someone else along with you to watch them when they are not in the pictures so that we can focus on you and your family without you being distracted by having to take care of them.  

When will we get our engagement photos?

LightMaster Studios has a VERY quick turnaround time with proof galleries ready in 2-3 weeks. We’ve been known to show a few sneak peek images before that 2-3 week mark as well!

How will we see our engagement session images?

You will be emailed an online viewing gallery where you can see your images and even share them with family and friends. With that gallery, you will also be able to select favorite images you might want for prints, save the date cards, or other products.  

What types of products do you offer?

We offer a variety of products, including digital images; albums; different styles of prints, such as canvas, acrylic, wood, and beautiful wall clusters; customized save the date and thank you cards and many other items.  

Can friends and family order products?

Of course!  In the friends and family online gallery, they are able to select their favorite images and order products.

Are the digital images ours to use how we want?

Absolutely! You will be given the license in your contract and can use your images for social media, make prints (up to size 8x10), use them for save the date cards, etc. We at the studio have the copyrights to use the images for our social media and marketing.  

Are the images watermarked?

The final images you receive will not have our watermark on them. We do ask that, if you share them on social media, please give the studio credit for the images. You can credit the studio in several ways:

Website: www.www.lightmasterstudios.com

Instagram: @lightmasterstudios

Facebook: www.facebook.com/LightMasterStudios/

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LightMaster Studios

Hi, I'm Shawn, founder and lead photographer at LightMaster Studios, a Poconos wedding and portrait studio serving Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

One of the most exciting things as photographers is working with couples who are planning their wedding. There is so much anticipation, excitement and energy the couples have, and it's contagious. Sometimes when we ask them about doing their engagement session though, we are asked, “Do we really need to do that?” “Can we just skip that?” Or... ”My fiancé really doesn’t like having pictures taken.”

What couples don’t understand is that your photographer is going to be with you your ENTIRE wedding day. Every vendor will play an important role throughout your wedding day, but not only is your photographer the one capturing and documenting literally the whole day from start to finish, but they will be your shadow for all of it. An engagement photo session is not just a chance to get nice pictures of you and your fiancé, but it is an important and wonderful opportunity for you to make sure that you like your photographer's style, demeanor, and that you “click” with them. It allows you the time to get to know them in a casual, no-pressure setting and see if this is someone you want following you around 10-12 hours on your wedding day.

We strive to make you feel comfortable and relaxed in a fun setting that allows you to get to know us while creating modern, dramatic yet intimate images for you to enjoy for years to come.

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