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Fall Engagement Photos Guide

Fall is coming up fast and we are ready to leave the hot weather behind us and gear up for fall engagement photos. From the weather to the changing leaves and all of the photo props what is there not to love about fall engagement photos? This is one of our favorite times of the year to take engagement photos. We love the fall vibes! We have out together a guide for fall engagement photos from outfits to backdrops to props you can take advantage for your engagement session.

Back Drops

The backdrops for fall are endless and absolutely gorgeous. Dubuque is blessed to have some beautiful scenery the showcases the fall vibes perfectly. Below we have a list of back drops that are perfect for your fall engagement session.

  • Colorful Trees – The leaves changing is a perfect backdrop.

  • Tall Grass – You know that grass that looks tan? That is a perfect fall vibe for your photos.

  • Hail bales – This adds a little bit of country into your engagement photos.

  • Wooden Background – This can be the side of a barn or even an older building.


The outfits for fall engagement sessions always bring the comfy but cute vibes from our couples. We love to see coordinating color outfits when taking photos as well as having a few options from casual to comfy cute to dressed up! This allows for a mix of options when selecting your engagement photos.

Here is a list of our favorite fall outfits:

  • Flannels – Of course we had to start with this one. Who doesn’t think fall and flannel are perfect together?

  • Sweater Dress – We love when our brides wear these! It gives us comfy and cute all at the same time!

  • Vest & Jeans – This is a standard look for the groom, and is a great look paired with the sweater dress on the bride.

  • Football Jerseys – Of course, if you are die hard football fans this is a great time to throw on those jerseys for some photos!


Speaking of outfits, it is super important to put together some colors that are not going to clash with each other as well as the backdrops and locations you are planning to take photos at. During the fall there are some colors that we recommend wearing for your fall engagement photos.

  • Burnt Orange

  • Maroon

  • Tan

  • Olive Green


Our final guide tip is the props you can use during the fall season that will add just a little bit extra to your fall engagement photos. Some you kind find right in nature, but others are easy to find in your home or a store.

Here are some of our favorite fall props:

  • Leaves – These are easily found in nature and make for a cute throwing photo!

  • Pumpkins – Fall and pumpkins go hand in hand!

  • Football – Throw on your football jerseys and grab a football for a fun photo.

  • Fall Blanket – Grab your coziest fall blanket and lay it on the ground for a romantic photo.

These are just some of our fall guide suggestions to make your fall engagement photos absolutely perfect! We love finding the uniqueness in every single couple and catering to you.

For more information on our engagement photography please call 563-580-7706 or email us at

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