est. 2008

Delray Beach Engagement Photos

A stunning beach engagement session shot on film. We all know Florida can look this good in January but here is more proof.

couple standing together embrace thinking about future and love

Megan and Jeff knew from the beginning that Delray beach would be the spot for engagement photos. Not only is it beautiful, it holds so much meaning for them as the place that they met. It was a time in life when so much was happening, and the perfect time for their story to begin. They built their relationship from the ground up and have the kind of solid foundation that will take them through their lives.

delray beach engagement photos

I escaped the cold New York winter and traveled to Delray Beach in Florida in January to meet them there. We had many conversations discussing location, what to wear and what our session would include and came up with a plan that created these engagement photos. We started in town outside the Cornell Art Museum and ended at the beach durning sunset.

pathway down to beach covered in leaves

This path is so beautiful I think I might print it for my wall and remember what it feels like to walk towards the ocean. Do you want one too?

woman walking in white dress in bare feet on beach next to ocean

the dress

With a custom Fame and Partners dress, Megan looked stunning and effortless. I have had several brides find dresses for the rehearsal dinner, second wedding look or engagement session from Fame and Partners.

woman looking back standing next to fiance on beach
couple running on beach next to ocean laughing chasing in Delray Florida
restaurant with blue exterior in delray beach florida
couple standing under palm tree kissing hiding face
cornell art museum grounds delray beach florida couple kissing
exterior of Cornell Art Museum with palm trees in Delray Beach Florida | Mary Dougherty

shooting film

I capture images that are natural and full of life. I find they tell a strong story as a set. Creating image that make you feel and feel the love and emotion is one of the reasons I love to shoot film. All of these images were shot on film with my Contax 645 using Fuji 400h. Travel is accounted for when you receive your custom proposal, since many of my clients love bringing me to them.

couple looking at each other close with fame and partners dress
couple kissing on Delray beach standing with feet in water | Mary Dougherty
engagement ring and red nail polish while holding hands
couple standing on Delray beach looking out to ocean | Mary Dougherty
portrait of woman with long hair looking confidently at the camera on the beach
couple running along the ocean for engagement photos in Delray Beach Florida | Mary Dougherty
couple walking under palm tree in Delray Beach Florida next to ocean | Mary Dougherty
engaged couple portrait Florida

the wedding

Megan and Jeff were married in July at the Genesee Valley Club in Rochester, New York. Come back soon for more images of them and share these with your friends!

black and white engagement photo of couple walking away from ocean laughing and happy | Mary Dougherty

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