Due to its distinctive and beautiful terrain, Salt Flat, Utah, is a favorite place for engagement photographs. The enormous salt flats provide a fantastical and otherworldly setting for engagement photos, yielding unique and unforgettable pictures.
As an expert in doing engagement photos at the Salt Flats, I can help you organize everything and I know the optimum time of day to shoot. Moreover, I’m here constantly and know about all the nuances of the location. Also, having an expert in the area is a key part of ensuring you have a good experience.
The Salt flats are one of the most heavily photographed places in the world. An engagement session at the Salt Flats in Utah can be a stunning and unique experience. Here are some tips to make the most out of your photoshoot:
- Timing: “Golden Hour” – When the light is warm and gentle, at sunrise and sunset, the Salt Flats are at their most beautiful. I know just the best time to do the photo sessions so I can help plan your engagement session accordingly to capture the best lighting and avoid the harsh midday sun.
- Attire: Choose clothing that goes well with the Salt Flats’ stark white surroundings. When placed against a white background, neutral hues like white, cream, and gray may appear magnificent. Avoid using loud colors or busy patterns that could compete with the surroundings. Wearing comfortable clothing that makes you feel gorgeous and confident is also a fantastic idea.
- Accessories: Add props like hats, scarves, or blankets to your picture shoots to give some diversity and visual appeal. Wind can be strong in the Salt Flats, so be sure to bring items that can be secured easily.
- Footwear: Salt Flats can be muddy and wet during the rainy season, so it’s important to wear appropriate footwear. Bring along some boots or comfortable shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty.
- Travel: The Salt Flats are located about two hours west of Salt Lake City, so be prepared to travel and plan accordingly. You might want to consider bringing snacks and water for the trip.
- Have fun: Most importantly, have fun and enjoy the unique and breathtaking experience of being at the Salt Flats. Allow your love and excitement for each other to shine through in your photos.
Here are a few examples from past engagement photos to inspire you. I can’t wait to hear from you.