An engagement session is the perfect opportunity to celebrate your love and share it with your family and friends. While establishing a connection with your future wedding photographer, you’ll come away with professional images that you can use for your “save the date” or transform into wall art for the home.

The following engagement photographers in Memphis are among the best the city has to offer. Get to know them and let them capture your love story in all its glory!

The Hatches Wedding Photography

A low-angle portrait of a newly engaged couple [The Hatches Wedding Photography]

Emily and Jacob are behind the cameras at The Hatches Wedding Photography and describe their work as for kindred spirits, wild lovers, and adventurous pairs. They are on a mission to document the emotional side of your adventure into the world of marriage and transform it into gorgeous images.

We love the unique creativity of this husband and wife team, with compelling engagement portraits that feature distinct angles and an especially striking use of light.

Elizabeth Hoard Photography

A couple hold hands during their urban e-session [Elizabeth Hoard Photography]

Elizabeth Hoard is first and foremost an inclusive engagement photographer who never turns couples away because of how they look or where they are getting married. She says that “imperfections are what make my photography beautiful.”

Elizabeth is ultimately there to help you feel comfortable, no matter how awkward you might initially be in front of the camera. She believes that photography should be much more than just receiving images but an enjoyable experience in and of itself – always worth remembering.

Sarah Morris Photography

Looking through foliage towards a couple kissing [Sarah Morris Photography]

Born and raised in Memphis, Sarah Morris is an award-winning photographer who specializes in weddings, engagement sessions, and newborn photography. She works with clients throughout the greater Memphis area and beyond and is passionate about documenting family moments.

Whether it’s a surprise proposal or welcoming a baby into the family, Sarah will help you find the most beautifully composed images, sophisticated yet honest. Her talents have been recognized by both WeddingWire and The Knot, who have each ranked her as one of the best photographers in the city.

Kelly Ginn Photography

A couple hold hands in front of a love heart mural [Kelly Ginn Photography]

Kelly Ginn Photography is the husband and wife team of Kelly and John, who have backgrounds in fine arts and finance, respectively. While they describe themselves as polar opposites, they work exceptionally well together finding all the romance and raw emotions of couples in love.

We love their storytelling style, with the connection between their subjects immediately apparent. With a guy and a girl behind the camera, you'll get the balance of both perspectives on your wedding day.

Jackie McGinnis Photo

A couple enjoying a drink together [Jackie McGinnis Photo]

Jackie McGinnis is on the lookout for couples who are “Fun. Silly. Awkward. Weird. Goofy. In love. REAL.” While wholeheartedly believing in magic, she’s not about flawless, highly curated, magazine-worthy weddings. Instead, she wants to connect with couples who love to laugh and just go with the flow.

Jackie's overall style? Documentary and with a focus on warmth, joy, and inclusivity. As an LGBTQ woman, she is drawn to couples who love out loud, no matter their identity or gender orientation.

Cindy B. Thymius Photography

A guy and girl in a golden field [Cindy B. Thymius Photography]

With more than 15 years of experience under her belt, Cindy B. Thymius is one of the most in-demand engagement and wedding photographers in Memphis. She believes that when you hire a professional photographer, you shouldn’t have to worry about a thing and follows this philosophy while working with all of her clients.

Not only is she skilled at putting you at ease but she has a knack for discovering the emotion in any setting or moment.

Dani Brewer

A bird’s eye view of a couple during their Memphis engagement session [Dani Brewer]

Dani Brewer has garnered a reputation for her cinematic photography style, with her romance-infused engagement portraits. It’s the tender touches and special exchanges that she captures that make her work so special, not to mention the rave reviews she receives from clients for her professional, friendly nature.

Not only is Dani mom to a baby girl but she’s a photographer’s photographer, saying that she invests in professional portrait sessions multiple times a year so she never misses a moment of their journey together as mother and daughter.

Mary Kate Steele

A woman leads her fiancee along an urban walkway [Mary Kate Steele]

Mary Kate specializes in fine art wedding and engagement portraits with a style that she describes as “romantically editorial, soft and timeless with a touch of adventure.” Her ideal couples? Brides and grooms who value tradition and family heirlooms. Always, she helps her clients put a unique touch on their special day.

Mary Kate works between Memphis, Tennessee and Lancaster, Pennsylvania documenting couples in the lead up to saying “I do.” In addition, she can be hired for family portraits and events throughout the South and beyond.

Antoine Lever Photography

An expectant couple during their Memphis e-session [Antoine Lever Photography]

Based in Memphis, Antoine Lever is a fashion, beauty, and portrait photographer who regularly documents loved-up couples. He graduated from Christian Brothers University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and established his luxury photography business shortly after.

Aside from being an in-demand engagement photographer, Antoine shares his skills with others during three-month-long group courses and one-on-one sessions focused on all aspects of photography and boosting your business.

Snap Happy Photography

Capturing an intimate couple moment on a river boardwalk [Snap Happy Photography]

Jen and Ben are the photographers behind Snap Happy, a Memphis-based wedding and engagement photography business that has documented nearly 400 couples to date. Their work has been published in numerous magazines, with many of their images featuring iconic Memphis landmarks, such as The Clark Tower and The Peabody Hotel.

We love the whimsical nature of their images. Jen and Ben employ a gorgeous use of natural light, whether they are shooting indoors or outside during the precious golden hour.

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