Those who have never been dream of it, and those who have visited wish to come back – New York is a city that touches the soul. From the incredible views formed by its skyscrapers to its vibrant streets teeming with different cultures, there is always something new to discover and try.

It is no wonder that the city’s uniqueness has awakened creativity in painters, film directors, and musicians. Photographers are surely at the top of the list – the City That Never Sleeps offers unforgettable scenes around every corner.

New York City has a special kind of magic – that is why many people decide to live through their most important life events here. "Popping the question" is definitely one of those moments, and there are plenty of professional engagement photographers in New York City ready to capture it.

K&R Photos

Engagement Photo Session [Source: K&R Photos]

Kevin Li of K&R photos believes that memories are one of the most important things we have – that's why he strives to capture the most precious moments people share with their loved ones, specializing in weddings and engagements.

Whether you want timeless black-and-white photographs or romantic pics taken at some of New York’s iconic landmarks during sunset, Kevin has got you covered. The company offers various packages, some including online digital galleries and a custom designed album, depending on your choice.

Laurie Rhodes Photography

Danielle and Marty Engagement Photo Session [Source: Laurie Rhodes Photography]

With years of experience as a wedding photographer and having previously worked as a TV executive, Laurie Rhodes specializes in wedding and engagement documentary-style photography, focusing on connecting with her clients and capturing the pure emotion of the event.

Although she works on her own, Laurie can provide additional shooters on-site if necessary. Her packages vary and can include several hours of coverage and hundreds of professional photographs. In addition to a web gallery, photos can come in leather or metallic-bound Italian coffee table albums.

Joe Curry Photography

Queens Engagement shot [Source: Joe Curry Photography]

Awarded Thumbtack’s Top Pro 2019, Joe Curry is an experienced wedding photographer who shoots using a photojournalistic style. He is based in New York and covers the city and the surrounding area shooting weddings, engagements, and events such as bridal showers and anniversaries.

After capturing your precious moments, he will deliver several photographs in the course of 48 hours, so you don’t have to wait long to enjoy them. He sends images in an online album where you can share, like, and comment, with pic downloads that are available in a variety of sizes.

Natura Collective

A Black-and-White Close-Up of an Engagement Ring [Source: Natura Collective]

Featured in The Knot’s best of weddings 2019 and 2021, the company’s team consists of photographers, Christian and Emilio. The company is based in New York and covers the East Coast, as well as the rest of the US, focusing on wedding and engagement photography and videography.

The team considers each photo to be a story that should be shared with future generations and tries to capture both portraits and spontaneous moments. In addition to photographs and videos, Natura Collective offers photo booth options, heirloom wedding albums with custom designs, and destination wedding and elopement services.

Ash Fox Photography

Engagement Photo Session [Source: Ash Fox Photography]

Featured in The New York Times and Martha Stewart Weddings and famous for proposal planning and photography, Ash Fox’s favorite subject are couples and she tries to relax them and capture classic romantic poses. She is also the creator of The Proposal Podcast, where she shares her experience and helps couples organize one of the most important moments of their life.

Ash's engagement photo shoots take place at some of New York’s most recognizable spots such as Central Park and Times Square, and you can also choose other locations to stage your session. She typically shoots engagement photos during dawn, dusk, or on late weekend mornings for the best lighting.

Forever Photography

A Coney Island Engagement [Source: Forever Photography]

With WeddingWire’s Couples' Choice Awards 2020 under their belt and being featured Junebug Weddings and The Knot, Forever Photography’s aim is to capture people in their happiest moments, whether laughing or crying tears of joy. The studio is based in New York, but offers services worldwide for weddings, engagements, and elopements.

The Forever Photography pros aim for romantic and timeless photos and offer services including second shooters, digital files, albums, canvases, and proofs.

Karen Wise Photography

Engagement Photo Session [Source: Karen Wise Photography]

Karen Wise strives to take photographs that look natural and spontaneous. The NYC photographer has years of experience in the wedding photography business and has provided her services at celebrity weddings such as Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer’s wedding and Yo-Yo Ma’s daughter’s wedding. In addition to her experience, she has a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts in Photography.

Karen Wise Photography offers several packages, with options including a second shooter, multiple locations, digital files, and high resolution images. The studio also offers albums, matted prints, proofs, and thank-you cards.

Jay Seth Photography

Rowboat Proposal Photo Session [Source: Jay Seth Photography]

Combining dramatic portraits with photojournalistic style, Jay Seth approaches photography in a relaxed manner by getting to know his clients and putting them at ease as he captures their genuine emotions and moments of happiness.

Jay Seth offers several packages to choose from according to your needs. Options include unlimited proofs and digital files after the editing process is finished, as well as fine art prints, albums, and flush mount books.  

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