14 WNY Photographers to Hire for Your Engagement Shoot

City Guide, Lifestyle, Weddings


Written by Nora Hassan

Published on January 13, 2021

Photo Courtesy of Honeyed Photo

Recently engaged? First of all, congrats!
Second, we’re here to help you out. One thing to check off of your wedding list: engagement photos.
Of all the moments to capture, engagements have to be one of the most exciting. For that life-changing moment, you definitely want photos that capture that feeling, and ones that will remind you of it when you look back. Buffalo’s list of photographers certainly does not disappoint. For that ever romantic engagement, we have curated a list of local WNY photographers to capture beautiful images. In this list, we have included 14 WNY photographers with impressive portfolios and beautifully modern aesthetics. Whether you’re going for a romantic rustic vibe or a nature-filled scene, you can’t go wrong with the photographers on this list. Their work seems to speak for itself, along with their website info linked below.


Photo Courtesy of Adore Photo Studio

1. Adore Photo Studio
Photographer Dana specializes in working with women and capturing powerful and personal images as people come to life in front of the lens.

Photo Courtesy of Photographer Alana Adetola

2. Alana Adetola Arts Photography
Alana’s focuses on capturing truth & beauty and will guide her photography shoots with none to little direction as she states, “raw moments are much too precious to guide.”

Photo Courtesy of Photographer Becca Sutherland

3. Becca Sutherland Photography
You’ll find Becca uses WNY backgrounds in her photography and aims to get to know the real you to capture your essence on camera.

Photo Courtesy of Honeyed Photo

4. Honeyed Photo
Honeyed Photo offers a modern and timeless aesthetic while capturing playful and romantic moments.


Photo Courtesy of Seventh Harrow Studio

5. Seventh Arrow Studios
Seventh Arrow has a romantic style of photography and a large portfolio for inspiration.

Photo Courtesy of Kali Marie Photography

6. Kali Marie Photography
Kali Marie’s photography is filled with warmth, brightness, and an essence of romance.

Photo Courtesy of First Look Photo

7. First Look Photo
First Look Photo has a wide array of wedding and engagement options, including wedding galleries. They aim for ease and comfort throughout the full shoot.

Photo Courtesy of Reilley Photography

8. Reilley Photography

@reilleyphotography on Instagram
Reilley Photography is a well-known Instagram based photography and videography duo that captures  candid content.


Photo Courtesy of Samantha Renaud Photography

9. Samantha Renaud Photo
Samantha’s photography is all about having fun and capturing your true authentic selves.

Photo Courtesy of Faye Kolkmann Photography

10. Faye Kolkmann Photography
Faye’s photography is focused on playing with perspective. She likes to create a story with her documentarian style rather than forcing a moment to appear a certain way.

Photo Courtesy of Focus Photography by Adelle

11. Focus Photography by Adelle
Adelle’s photos are both personal and playful. She is a love story enthusiast who is dedicated to capturing love through her lens.

Photo Courtesy of RJZ Photography

12. RJZ Photography
Who are we to not appreciate a WNY sunset? Make it the backdrop of your engagement photo and you’re good to go. RJZ photography incorporates natural elements and surroundings found right here in WNY into their photography.


Photo Courtesy of Kiran K Photography

13. Kiran K Photography
It doesn’t get more WNY than The Falls. Kiran will capture your special moments at locations around WNY and even offers other services like Save the Date cards too!

Photo Courtesy of Michelle Godfrey Photography

14. Michelle Godfrey Photo
Nature-themed photos all the way. Michelle’s photography is light-hearted, as she puts it, ” Let me worry about capturing that wild spark between you, have fun and enjoy being present.”

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Written by <a href="" target="_self">Nora Hassan</a>

Written by Nora Hassan

Nora is studying Marketing and Fashion Business at Canisius College and FIT. She's really into local art and murals and always love to try new things!
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