View some of our favorite engagement photos in northern Michigan, and hear what our brides have to say about their experience at each one! Click on the image to open up the full engagement photography gallery in Traverse City and the rest of northern Michigan. You can also view our top tips on outfit selections and faqs when booking your engagement session with us!
Using florals, especially the spring lilacs blooming in northern Michigan, is a beautiful and elegant backdrop for your engagement photos. They provide a beautiful pop of color, romantic images, and are easily found amongst the outdoor spring engagement sessions in Traverse City. After you have booked your Engagement Session with us, view our Top Tips & Style Guide to help plan out everything you need to know, for a perfect session!
She is absolutely amazing! We had temperamental weather but she kept it going and made us feel so comfortable. You can really tell this is what she is made to do. The experience is once in a lifetime and I would highly recommend her for any photos you are looking to have taken.” - Taylor
Beach engagement photography in northern Michigan, especially the small town of Frankfort, provides a romantic and beautiful landscape to complement your luxurious engagement photos. Amongst the sunset and the dune grass, your images will be gorgeous, and you will feel amazing in front of the camera, and working with me, throughout the entire engagement planning process. After you have booked your Engagement Session with us, view our Top Tips & Style Guide to help plan out everything you need to know, for a perfect session! We also had the pleasure of photographing their wedding portraits at the Crystal Lake Yacht Club in Frankfort Michigan!
“I absolutely enjoyed our engagement session with Melissa! I was beyond nervous and stressed out before, and she made me feel so comfortable and relaxed. She was absolutely awesome! I'm so thankful and glad we went with Lux Light Photography. Very professional and FUN! If I had to do it all over again with her, I would!” -Makenzie & Thad
Lake Michigan in Traverse City offers beautiful landscapes for your engagement portraits in northern Michigan. It is a great opportunity to explore flower fields, rustic barns, and sunset beaches for some candid & fun images from your engagement session with Lux Light Photography. Book your session with us, and receive a complimentary Engagement Style Guide to guarantee, you'll have the perfect session!
Hiring a photographer for your engagement session is extremely important step of the wedding planning process, especially if you are doing a destination wedding in northern Michigan or Traverse City. Getting to know the area, as well as your photographer, helps ease the stress and makes you feel more confident and beautiful in front of the camera! As a bonus, schedule your engagement portraits with us, and we will send you all of our secret engagement outfit tips and makeup examples for an amazing experience!
“Melissa is talented, professional, very responsive and high quality artistry! My fiance and I enjoyed working with her doing our engagement photos. She was fun and easy to work with and we love our photos! I would recommend her to anyone!!!” - Lauren & Jeremy
The Homestead Resort, nestled in the small town of Glen Arbor Michigan, is one of my favorite northern Michigan locations for your engagement photography. It has beautiful beach areas on Lake Michigan for your engagement pictures, and lovely farm fields for some more outdoor, summer inspired images. Contact us to book your session and we will be happy to help you plan out your dream session by sending you our secret Style Guide!
“Melissa was absolutely wonderful. She was early for our session, and was ready to go immediately. The entire time she was friendly and professional, and I felt like she really got a lot of the *real* Emily and Chris. She was very in-tune to our surroundings, our poses, and the light. I can't wait to see the photos and I have every faith that they will be amazing. Thank you Melissa for a wonderful session!” - Emily & Chris
Fall is one of the most beautiful seasons to book your engagement photography session in northern Michigan and Glen Arbor. It has beautiful colors, soft sunsets, and gorgeous rolling hills filled with changing leaves for some amazing and luxurious engagement and wedding pictures. We were lucky enough to also be their wedding photographers for their Detroit wedding at Meadowbrook Country Club!
“We hired Melissa to shoot engagement photos and she was wonderful! She was so friendly, upbeat, easy to work with, and clearly loves her job! I can't imagine anyone doing a better job than Melissa.” - Corrine
Beautiful, romantic engagement photos on the beaches of northern Michigan, are some of my favorite pictures to take! The sunset on the beaches in Traverse City are gorgeous, and an absolute must to visit and photograph during your engagement session with me! They brought the perfect beach outfits after receiving their Engagement Style Guide from us, after booking their portraits!
“Melissa is so sweet and super professional! My fiance and I live in Indiana and we wanted engagement pictures in Traverse City. When we saw her pictures we knew we wanted to go with her. We ended up running a little late to our shoot, and our originally planned location had to be changed up a bit. Melissa was super awesome in making some suggestions of places to go, and very helpful making sure we stayed on a timeline and didn't miss the sunset! Jon and I both left our engagement shoot feeling like we had a great time. Melissa is awesome, super responsive to emails, and very helpful with posing and other creative ideas.” - Kelsey & John
The Sleeping Bear Dunes in Glen Arbor Michigan are a great location for some beautiful and romantic engagement pictures. It has white sand beaches for sunset photos, gorgeous wild flowers and rustic barns for some elegant engagement photos. I love taking my engaged couples to this beautiful area in northern Michigan for their luxurious and joyful images during their engagement session!
“If you are looking for a photographer for any occasion, look no further than Lux Light Photography and Melissa Lande. From the moment I met Melissa, I knew I was working with a true professional. She is easy to work with, has great ideas, and makes you feel so comfortable - like you have known her forever. I have had the pleasure of working with her not only on my events at work but personally and am delighted to overwhelmingly recommend her for your occasion.” -Susan
Glen Arbor Michigan is one of the best locations in northern Michigan for beach and summer engagement photography sessions. It provides sandy beaches, sunset engagement photos, and farm fields for rustic themed images. All are beautiful and romantic locations to visit with me for your engagement pictures.
“THE BEST ONE EVER!!! Melissa was so patient, considerate, very pleasant and happy to work with and indescribably talented at her job! She is just too amazing for words. HIGHLY, VERY STRONGLY RECOMMEND HER!” - Sophie
Traverse City during the spring cherry blossom bloom of northern Michigan, is a great time to book your engagement session with Lux Light Photography. The floral colors are a gorgeous background to all your images, and it provokes playful, fun images that will have you laughing and feeling comfortable in front of the camera!
Traverse City during the fall colors of northern Michigan, is a great time to book your engagement session with Lux Light Photography. The fall colors are gorgeous background to all your images, and it provokes playful, fun images that will have you laughing and feeling comfortable in front of the camera!
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"OMG Melissa!! Thank you thank you! I can't wait to look at them all! You are by far the greatest photographer in my book! Your photographs will be what we keep for a lifetime to remember our day and you have gone above and beyond to make every moment perfect.
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Traverse City Wedding photography by Lux Light Photography, captures beautiful and fine art portraits for your wedding and engagements in all of northern Michigan, including Traverse City, Petoskey, Frankfort, Glen Arbor, Charlevoix, Mackinac Island, Bay Harbor Village Hotel, Crystal Mountain, Homestead Resort, Castle Farms, Grand Traverse Resort, Arcadia Golf Course, Visions Centerpointe, and other favorite venues!
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Traverse City Michigan 49684
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