Detroit Engagement Photos at DIA and a Rooftop in Downtown

Detroit Engagement Photographer | Chris + Courtney

Chris and Courtney’s Detroit engagement photos included some of the best locations for Detroit engagement photos – DIA and a rooftop in downtown!

Courtney is a massage therapist, and Chris was one of her clients. During his session, they would chat and get to know each other, and eventually, they started dating. Their personalities clearly reflect their love, which I noticed immediately when I met them. 

I love going to Downtown Detroit for engagement photos and weddings. There are so many fantastic Detroit wedding venues, like The Shinola Hotel and Detroit Institute of Arts. We started their Detroit engagement photos at the incredible Detroit Institution of Arts (DIA.) The white marble architecture gives you such a classic look to your photos, especially when you show up to your session wearing what Chris and Courtney were wearing! They looked so sharp in their all-black outfits. Courtney wore an adorable black, off-the-shoulder dress, while Chris wore a black suit paired with a purple shirt and tie. I loved the contrast between the black outfits and the white building!

After spending time at DIA, we headed to a rooftop in downtown Detroit. It can be very cold during winter engagement sessions, but it is always worth it and so much fun! Even though you might be freezing, you can cozy up with your fiance and make the photos even more romantic. We enjoyed a stunning golden hour on the rooftop as the sun set. The way the sun was setting gave the downtown buildings a glowing appearance. 

Courtney changed into a cute white one-shoulder dress for her second outfit, while Chris remained in his black suit but changed his purple shirt to a black one. After popping a bottle of champagne, they enjoyed a few sips. Afterward, we headed to the streets to capture playful engagement photos!

I can’t wait to photograph their wedding at The Henry, Autograph Collection later this year! Check out some of my favorites from their Detroit engagement photos!

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