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Engagement Shoots

Here at Polka Dot Bride, we were so excited when an email landed in our inbox titled, “SHE’S ENGAGED!” All of our deadlines, phone calls, things to do, our worlds came to a screeching halt until we found out everything. We never tire of happy engagement news! I opened the special announcement note to discover it

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David and I met in 2013 on a dating app that no longer exists. David often jokes that we lasted longer than the app did! Still at university and one week into exclusively dating, we decided to plan a two-month winter Europe trip. Knowing full well it would be a make-or-break situation, we made it

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My fiance Jack and I have been together for almost nine years now and we will be getting married on 3rd of December this year (not long now!)Jack proposed to me on a romantic weekend getaway in Halls Gap. We stayed at the beautifully secluded Boroka Downs. The proposal was not entirely a surprise as

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My fiancé, Lawrence, and I visited Perth recently to celebrate his birthday. I wanted to surprise him by doing something local and memorable. With Alanna Garner from Earthbound Images, I arranged a wonderful engagement photoshoot. Since it was our first time in Perth, she suggested we visit Perth CBD and Hyde Park.It was so fun

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Jared and I met in 2009 at a church camp, when I was 15, and he was 19. It was then that I decided that he was super mega cute. Nine months later we were dating. He made it official while we were watching the Lord of the Rings trilogy which was pretty cute and nerdy.

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Naz and DianaNaz and I met in 2007 when we were both living overseas. We started out as good mates and after 10 months of being just friends, he had the courage to tell me that he really liked me. It wasn’t the perfect timing though because I was offered a job in Australia. But

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Ben and EllaFour years and 3 kids after starting our romance, my prince proposed! Ben and I met late 2008 through a mutual friend at our local Irish pub. A few months after our ‘friendship’ had more than blossomed; I sent him a text message on Feb 7th 2009 saying “okay, you can be my

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Tim and LaurenTim and I got engaged during a romantic weekend up at Port Douglas. We went for a walk along the headland below the palm trees just as the sun was setting (my favourite time of day). Afterwards we had a delicious dinner at Salsa Bar and Grill. We waited until after dinner and

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Brendon and KyeBrendon and I met over three years ago at the house I shared with my sister and her partner, we were having a house warming bbq and Brendon played football with my brother in law. We hit it off straight away and spent the whole day with only each other. We exchanged numbers

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Alex and I met in London 8 years ago, we have lived together in 4 different cities, we have been so busy in those 8 years we sort of forgot about getting married. A year ago Alex proposed to me on the beach where these photographs were taken, we thought the colours of the holi

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Sean and KatherineSean and I first met eight  years ago at work. He was my manager at the time so any sort of a relationship other than a professional one was off limits. It wasn’t until about 6 months in at my friend’s birthday party that we took an interest in each other. A few

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A short ferry ride from Toronto is the Toronto Island and the perfect place to spend a late afternoon for an engagement shoot. Endless inspiration with bridges, swings, a small white church, and a beach on Lake Ontario were the locations of choice. Bride Shannon & Groom Maurice will be having a waterfront wedding at

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Our love story began when I met Adrian at a career’s day back in 2006. 600 students in the Perth Hills area gathered to listen to motivational speakers talk about their working life and take part in tasks that would prepare them for entering the “real world”.Personal ImageI was a senior at the time so

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I mentioned in a previous post that GP and I took our photographers on a tour of the Christchurch city centre while they put up with us being all kissy-wissy and huggy-wuggy as they took pictures of our face.Well, I’m happy to report that only a mere 1 week later we got our pictures back and

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