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This romantic engagement session out at Beluga Point is one of my very favorites. This overlook is a super popular tourist (and locals) stop along the Turnagain Arm off the Seward Highway. When Bailey and Sam reached out before their trip to Alaska from Texas, we immediately started planning. We talked a little bit about location options and when Beluga Point came up it was an instant win! Turns out it is one of Sam’s favorite places to go, so it was a perfect fit.

Not only was I so excited to be a part of this adventure with them but they were as well. When they were searching for a photographer, finding a style that fit what they were looking for was a must, and Bailey mentioned that as soon as they saw my work, they were hooked! This made me so incredibly happy!

I love it when couples know what they want and aren’t afraid to go for it! Finding a photographer that jives with you not only style-wise but personality-wise as well is so incredibly important to ensure that you have the best experience ever.

Planning your engagement session at Beluga Point

Beluga Point while being a GORGEOUS location in general, has its ups and downs. I know it is a great spot to go and catch Beluga Whales at times, but timing that is pretty hard and I have yet to see any there (I have poor timing haha!). If you do your research and can drive out on a whim you may get lucky though. Anywho, the mountains paired with the ocean scape make for a beautiful backdrop for photos. With this beauty often comes frigid cold and viciously strong winds. I highly recommend checking the forecast multiple times before you plan to go out, especially for a photo shoot.

Wearing the proper attire for the entire photo shoot, or at least having it on hand, is also important. Whenever I know it’s going to be chilly I try to prep hand warmers ahead of time and always encourage jackets, hats, and scarves when necessary. Making sure you have proper rock walking footwear is also a good precaution in case we want to climb to some harder to reach spots, this depends entirely on the tide though.

All in all, Beluga Point is a beautiful place to consider for your engagement session. If you’re still not sure, feel free to check out this blog post on the best places for engagement sessions in Alaska for other options as well! If you’re still looking for a photographer and like my style, let’s chat!

Without further ado, check out this session at Beluga Point with Bailey and Sam, don’t forget to scroll to the bottom for the behind the scenes video!

Couple kissing at sunset at Beluga Point during their Engagement Session A couple sitting on rocks at Beluga Point with ocean backdrop, he is wrapping her up in his arms Detail photo of engagement ring during engagement session Couple hugging and standing side by side during Beluga Point engagement photosession Couple walking along shore at Beluga Point holding hands and laughing together Side by side images of couple walking on beach at Beluga Point and black and white photo of them laughing together Couple wrapped up in a hug and kiss during engagement session at Beluga Point Couple dip kissing on the rocks at Beluga Point Couple mimicking the Titanic jokingly during Beluga Point engagement session A couple snuggling on rock cliff overlooking ocean and mountains at Beluga Point Couple standing side by side holding hands looking outwards towards the mountains at Beuga Point Couple hugging and kissing out on rocks at Beluga Point Couple hugging and laughing on rocks at Beluga Point during engagement session Couple sitting on rocks at Beluga Point smiling at each other Close up of a couple smiling at each other about to go in for a kiss Detail photo of couple holding hands and walking at Beluga PointCouple walking down rocks at Beluga Point during engagement session Couple standing overlooking the ocean and kissing each other at Beluga Point at sunsetCouple standing in front of sunset lit mountains at Beluga PointSide by side photos, one black and white of him kissing the tip of her nose and the other is him picking her up and spinning her aroundCouple sitting together smiling at Beluga Point engagement sessionSide by side images of couple sitting together, black and white of them pressing their foreheads together and the other of them smiling at each otherDetail photo of couples holding hands and sitting beside each otherCouple smiling at each other and snugglingBlack and white photo of couple making silly faces at each otherCouple standing on rocks, she is leading him out by the water

Couple kissing at sunset at Beluga Point during their Engagement Session


Romantic Sunset Engagement Photos at Beluga Point

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