Engagement photos are one of the best ways to capture the love a couple shares before their big day. But they can also be stressful for many since they’re not used to being in front of the camera. However, opting for an at-home engagement session immediately makes them feel more at ease since they’re in a place they’re comfortable with. Thankfully, with a little direction and these posing ideas, they’ll be camera-ready in no time!
Put on a playlist of fun, upbeat songs that they won’t be able to resist dancing to. It’s a great way to shake off those nerves and capture some seriously cute candid moments.
Bedroom At-Home Engagement Poses
When doing an at-home engagement shoot, there’s no better place to start than the bedroom. This is where couples can show off their playful, serious, and sensual sides. And the bed makes for an extremely easy prop that may make them feel more comfortable.
1. Holding Hands on the Bed
Holding hands on the bed can be playful like the couple below or result in more romantic images—be prepared for either in at at-home engagement session.
2. Snuggle Up on the Bed
At-home engagement photography is a bit different than snapping photos in public and opens up the opportunity to catch seriously gorgeous and intimate shots.
3. Lay in the Opposite Directions
Whether your clients naturally nestle into each other’s arms like this couple below or they’re overcome by fits of giggles, this will change up the direction of your images.
4. Grab Some Pillows and Face Each Other
Maybe you’ll end up with a couple staring into each other’s eyes. Or you might end up with sweet kisses. Either way it’ll be a unique angle.
5. Grab Your Partner and Kiss Them!
Take a few steps back and let your couple express their love in their own home—you won’t be sorry.
Living Room Engagement Poses
From the couch to bookshelves to a record player, there are a lot of different props you can play around with in the living room.
6. Lay On the Other Person’s Lap
Some couples will take this opportunity to look into their eyes and fall in love all over again. Other’s might feel too serious and will laugh. You’ll get a great range of reactions.
7. Get Close And Kiss
Kisses in the living room are a bit different than kissing in the bedroom because it will feel more casual.
8. Look Out The Window Together
Are they looking into the future or are they staring at a squirrel? The options are endless.
9. Run Your Fingers Through Their Hair
This romantic gesture always comes across beautifully in photographs. It’s the perfect showcase of love and care.
10. Put On Your Favorite Song
If your couple has a cool collection of records, books, or even video games, have them pose with it! They’ll appreciate the gesture and it’s a fun way to document something they love.
Kitchen Engagement Poses
For more lighthearted and playful photos, consider shooting the at-home engagement photos in the kitchen.
11. Make Some Cookies
Have the pair bake and play around with the ingredients to create deliciously good images.
Close Up At-Home Engagement Poses
No matter which room you end up in, there’s something romantic about getting close-up shots of the couple. This could be while the couple is laying on the bed or embracing one another in the living room.
12. Can You Hear Their Heartbeat?
This is going to create photos that are the perfect mix of loving and sensual.
13. Slowly Turn And Embrace Each Other
You’re going to want to catch the entire rotation to get some amazing photos of the couple.
14. Bring In The Dog
Always ask the couple to bring their pets into their photos at home—you’ll never be disappointed by a furry friend.
Now that you’ve gotten some at-home engagement photography inspiration, check out our posing prompts that will help couples feel completely carefree!