An Engagement Session with Lots + Lots of Balloons

If you’ve been following Green Wedding Shoes for awhile, you know I’m a huge fan of balloons. I love them as wedding decor or for a sweet prop for a portrait. Well, this couple took my love of balloons to a new level! These photos are dreamy, whimsical, fun and ultra romantic. Brittany Esther photographed Joy + Joshua in an antiquated building in a small town in Southern Alberta. Joy is an illustrator + artist and conceptualized their engagement session. Two helium tanks, an hour long drive and three hours of prep later the room was ready…

balloon engagement photos

room of lots of white balloons



How cute are they!? Joy’s beautiful dress is by Forever Unique.


engagement photos with lots of white balloons

engagement photos with lots of white balloons

engagement photos with lots of white balloons

engagement photos with lots of white balloons

engagement photos in black and white

engagement photos in a room of balloons

engagement photos in a room of balloons

couple with balloons by window

couple with balloons


sixteen candles balloons

That last photo reminds me of one of my favorite movies – Sixteen Candles – absolutely adore it! Amazing photos, Brittany!! Thanks so much for letting me share them here today. See even more from this session on Brittany Esther’s Blog.

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  1. Wow, what a brilliant idea! Beautifully executed Brittany and it helps that the couple is just gorgeous too!

  2. I love balloons too, especially for engagement shoots. This one has completely taken my breath away – I love the mixture of different sizes and white and clear balloons. It adds so much depth and interest to this simple palette! The couple are truly breathtaking as well! I agree – very very brilliant idea:)

  3. I love the balloons. They make such a great backdrop to these cute photos

  4. This shoot is to die for, so creative & cute!

  5. WOW how amazing!!!!!! what a gorgeous idea :)

  6. LOVE L O V E this session. So romantic…

  7. Yay!!! I’m so happy for Brittany. She is an awesome photographer and an even better friend. :)

  8. I love the look of the white balloons all together! That must have been fun popping them all. Or what did you do with them all?

  9. i think this is THE cutest engagement session I’ve ever seen. brilliant.

  10. I love the whole feel of it! Brilliant :)

  11. This is so darling! I love it!

  12. Balloons done right. So good.

  13. Now that’s how you do balloons! Perfection

  14. This is so pretty! The balloons were definitely a great idea!

  15. Brit is an amazing photographer – this set is so awesome – I think the last image is my favorite.

  16. lovely shots!!!!!
    the last photo was the sweetest! :)

  17. The balloons create such a great background and I love the black and white photos!

  18. who knew balloons could be that gorgeous?! love this! so simple, yet so striking! gorgeous!

  19. I absolutely ADORE this engagement session, what an amazing concept. Unique enough that its different, but yet simple enough that its really all about the couple and not lots of unnecessary props. LOVE!

  20. THis is one of my favorite shoots to date!

  21. Plum Pretty Sugar on:

    Wow! Soooo Beautiful!! Last photo is so precious!!


  22. Sooooo magical. I’m not usually a fan of balloons but when you go all or nothing, this is the all. And I am all for that.

  23. This is BRILLIANT! I am so in love with this idea. I miiiight just have to steal it, haha. A sign of flattery!

  24. Amazing! How did they get the balloons to float like that?

  25. This session is amazing and could that girl BE any more beautiful??

  26. I totally share your love of balloons. They’re always such a sweet addition to photos!

  27. :O how amazing are these photos! Makes me thing i should just erase all previous ideas of wedding decor and fill the room with balloons :)

  28. this is so awesome! a lovely idea and brittany’s photos are always beautiful.

  29. This shoot is so full of awesome! Brittany is the real deal.

  30. Love the balloons, really great shoot

  31. Such a simple yet elegant idea. And the 16 candles pic is so classic!

  32. Wonderfull !

  33. What a freaking fantastic photographer Brittany is!! I love this SO much!!

  34. that is wonderfully whimsically sweet photos. Makes me want to redo my own wedding pictures.

  35. Balloons give these images great visuals!

  36. Awesome idea for a shoot! Very visually interesting and a nice variety of captures as well! regards, Roberto


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