Ryan Smith Photography Blog

Myrtle Beach area photo blog documenting the stories of real local weddings

Filed Under: Engagement

Fun engagement pictures in Garden City on a cold afternoon and Storyboard 3

Couple walking down marsh boardwalk together at sunset

I haven’t had a chance to blog about engagement portraits in a while. Things are getting slow so I thought I would post some pictures from this recent cold weather engagement session down at the southern tip of Garden City Beach. I’ve done many photo sessions down in Garden City, but this one was unusual because they ... Read more


Cold and windy day for engagement pictures at the Myrtle Beach State Park

Dipping girl back in front of the ocean

There are always a couple of winter months where no one is looking to have portraits done outdoors or on the beach. During those months I always have some things to do like wedding album layouts and catching up with clients about orders from the previous year, but it’s nice to be getting busy taking ... Read more


Two engagement photography sessions at the Conway River Walk, one with a Poodle

Engagement portrait with poodle sitting on the train tracks - Conway River Walk

I really like during this slower time of the year to do engagement sessions for my upcoming weddings.  I had two sets of weddings clients recently that wanted to do engagement pictures at the Conway River Walk, so I decided I would just combine pictures from both their sessions into one post.  The first set ... Read more


Surprise engagement proposal at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach

Leaning fiance back for a kiss at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach

This was another surprise engagement proposal I was asked to photograph, this time at the Ripley’s Aquarium in Broadway at the Beach. I was contacted by the young guy to hopefully get some surprise pictures of the proposal to his girlfriend, it’s usually hard for the girl not to know something is up by the ... Read more


Engagement pictures with an emotional marriage proposal on the beach

Putting on the engagement ring in front of the pier

I had another fun couple that hired me for their engagement pictures as well as a marriage proposal on the beach. This one was a bit different than my last couple of proposals because his girlfriend knew that he was going to propose. This actually made it a bit easier for me because I didn’t ... Read more


Engagement pictures at the Litchfield Golf and Beach Club

Couple laying together in the sand - Litchfield Beach

I had the opportunity to do engagement pictures for this very nice couple staying at the Litchfield Golf and Beach Club. I’ve done weddings in this area before, but I’ve never been there just for engagement pictures. I’m glad they suggested doing them there because it is a really pretty area. I knew some of ... Read more


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