Emma & James | Sunset Oriental Bay Engagement Photography | Wellington Waterfront

I still canโ€™t believe we swindled this beautiful Wellington weather; itโ€™s so ethereal, one minute it exists, the next people are texting each other trying to find out where it went.

Iโ€™m a big believer in letting the couple gauge the weather on the day of their engagement photos and decide what to do, since itโ€™s really their last chance to choose the weather before they get married, and it so paid off here. Emma and James must have had some insider trading knowledge because although it was a windy cloudy day in the city, by the time we got to the waterfront at sunset it was like paradise.

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  • Darin CollisonMarch 20, 2012 - 6:03 am

    Mary. These are really, really great. My absolute fave is the shot where they are looking acroos the water on the park bench. I’m really loving the tone and feel in every shot though.

  • heather nanMarch 20, 2012 - 6:47 am

    So soft, sweet and lovely… really wonderful processing!

  • LaurenMarch 20, 2012 - 8:11 am

    So gorgeous! I love so many of them but that first one… there is something about that one that makes me keep looking at it ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Laszlo Bodnar - ElevenPhotoMarch 20, 2012 - 10:42 am

    very lovely set. i like your color toning.

  • Julianne MarkowMarch 20, 2012 - 12:08 pm

    Love it. Its such a beautiful session, and the couple looks like they had a ton of fun ๐Ÿ™‚

  • EricMarch 20, 2012 - 1:23 pm

    Beautiful!!! You knocked the ball out of the park on this one.

  • Albert PalmerMarch 20, 2012 - 6:48 pm

    Wow, these are just so beautiful ๐Ÿ˜€ Top work Mary!

  • Erin LassahnMarch 20, 2012 - 7:10 pm

    Gosh such a gorgeous dreamy soft session! I love the pastel tones throughout, and the lovely sunset lighting. This would make a fantastic album!

  • Sachin KhonaMarch 21, 2012 - 2:43 am

    Very dreamy Mary! beautiful session!

  • PJ PhotosMarch 21, 2012 - 10:34 pm

    I love soft light on your photos…

  • NessaMarch 25, 2012 - 4:04 pm

    Nobody does warm sunlight like Mary Sylvia. I’m convinced. <3

  • Priya PatelMarch 31, 2012 - 3:50 pm

    Really beautiful photography! I love the backlit series. Gorgeous.

  • mikeApril 2, 2012 - 2:19 am

    Gorgeous use of light, Mary.

  • DerekApril 9, 2012 - 12:30 am

    Gorgeous shoot Mary, love the 2nd to last image!

  • Benn BrownApril 10, 2012 - 12:08 am

    Great images, very well done:) Really love the color.