Photoshoots in Los Cabos have grown more popular for maternity, family, and surprise engagements—but here at Cabo Pictures—we give you and your girlfriends the screen time you deserve. Whether it’s for Galentine’s Day, your bridal entourage, or just you and your girlfriends having a girls’ trip in Mexico, we’ve got you covered.
This beachfront resort was the perfect location for (name)’s girl’s trip to Los Cabos. Just a few miles out to San Jose del Cabo, the stunning resort with its white sand gave this shoot a beautiful background against their colorful dresses that represented their personalities. Perfectly timed for International Women’s Month, this group showed us what real friendship looks like.
A Sea of Color
This was such a fun shoot. All of their colorful personalities came out in every shot and everyone genuinely laughed and had fun frame after frame. From solo to group shots, we captured the spirit of their friendship and what sisterhood truly looks like.
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Bachelorette party? Girls’ trip with your best lady gals? We’ve got you covered. A 60-minute photo session includes a location of your choice (we also suggest the best places as we’ve worked with several companies in Cabo as well), an online gallery containing all of the edited, high-resolution digital files up to 75 images with copyright release for $300USD up to 6 people and $50 additional fee per head. Reserve your slot today for only $75USD!
So you’re heading to Los Cabos, Mexico for your engagement shoot?
That’s so freaking exciting!
After all, these pictures are ones that’ll adorn your mantelpiece for a lifetime. They’re the photos your family will smile fondly at for generations to come.
However, this exciting event does beg the age old question… “What should I wear?”
Don’t worry, this guide has got you covered. We’re here to help you pick out a beautiful engagement shoot outfit that you won’t regret in years to come (hello, ‘80s shoulder pads?)
Pick your vibe
Obviously, if you’re having your photographs done in Cabo, you’re going for something summery – otherwise, you’re on the wrong website…
But it’s key to think about the kind of effect you want to create before choosing an outfit. Serious and romantic? Fun and flirty? Casual and candid, or uber dressy?
The vibe you choose is up to you – and it should be as unique as your love story! There are no right or wrong answers, but if you need a little inspiration, here’s a little to whet your appetite:
Think about colors
The vibe you choose will feed directly into your color scheme. If you want a playful shoot, then avoid anything too dark! You’ll want to go light and bright. This doesn’t mean you have to dress head-to-toe in neon colors; it could be as simple as choosing one or two bright pieces to make the photo pop.
If you’d like to create a dreamy, fairytale feel, you can’t go wrong with pastels. Baby pink, pale turquoise and lilac are always winners.
Meanwhile, rich, dark colors are the perfect choice for a more striking, dramatic shoot. Deep purples, garnet hues and royal blues would work perfectly.
Since you’ll be taking your pictures on the beautiful beaches of Los Cabos, Mexico, you really can’t go wrong with summer brights and floral patterns.
Of course, when you’re thinking about the color of your clothing, it’s not every man for himself (or every bride for herself.) You’ve got to think about how your outfits relate to each other.
It’s important to consider whether you and your other half want to complement or contrast with each other. It can be fun to match but then again, bright, clashing colors might suit your personalities better.
Ana and Lance, for example, both went with a white color scheme that created a serene and romantic feel for their special shoot.
Meanwhile, this happy couple went for all-black for their photos at the Cabo San Lucas arch. An unconventional choice for an engagement shoot, but it really worked for them.
Ideas for him
Guys are lucky – they have it so easy when it comes to deciding what to wear!
Since we’ll be shooting in the Mexican heat, guys really can’t go wrong with a linen shirt. Not only is it much more comfortable for a beach shoot, it looks smart but relaxed at the same time.
Unless you want to go super formal, guys can definitely get away with a smart pair of shorts. Don’t rock up in your gym shorts, though!
Patrick nailed it for his engagement shoot with Lindsay:
Alex went for full-length trousers and a pale blue shirt for his photos with Christy which looked great, although they did end up a little wet around the ankles.
Ideas for her
Let’s be honest: ladies’ fashion is way more fun! There are so many beautiful options for las chicas to choose from when it comes to an engagement suit. Here are a few ideas:
A fun, flirty playsuit would make a fantastic engagement shoot outfit. Make sure to pick a flowy material and a colorful or floral pattern. A bardot cut is especially flattering for brides-to-be who want to show off their tanned collar bones, and frills and ruffles can only be a good thing.
Colorful maxi dress
A maxi dress is never a bad idea, especially when it comes to beach photography. A flowing pastel dress is perfect for creating a fairytale feel that’s oh-so-romantic.
As for the cut, cold shoulder sleeves are very feminine and always look beautiful. Alternatively, a halter neck dress would work perfectly with the gorgeous, beachy background. We’re in love with Danielle’s bright, floral halter dress from the Schaefers’ shoot.
A long dress works especially well because on windy days it can be used to create a stunning flowing effect. Even if there’s no breeze, it’s perfect for when he sweeps you off of your feet!
Here comes the bride! This is an engagement shoot, after all, so why not lean into it and go with a gorgeous white dress? Of course, you might want to save that for your wedding but we say “go for it.” If you can’t be a little extra during your Los Cabos engagement photoshoot then when can you?
Top and maxi skirt
If you’re not feeling formal but would still like to wear something flowy and feminine, you could pair a pretty top with a long skirt. Fiorella managed to create a relaxed yet romantic feel in her Cabo engagement photos with Colby.
Of course, what you wear during your Cabo engagement photoshoot is completely your choice but we don’t recommend a short skirt if you want to take some swept-off-your-feet pictures – for obvious reasons.
Heels might seem like a good idea but we’re going to be shooting on the beach so we highly recommend that you go barefoot. It’s much more romantic, anyway.
So there we have it, some serious inspiration for your Los Cabos engagement photoshoot!
If you decide to book a trip to capture your magical moments, Cabo Pictures is here to make sure you’re all covered.
It’s our goal to tell your family’s story, whether it’s celebrating milestones or simply documenting your family vacation, so you have something to remember by. We offer a 60-minute photoshoot and are very flexible when it comes to the location and time of the shoot.
We make sure that we match our photographers with what you are looking for. Reserve today for only $75USD! This is an investment you won’t forget, and one that your family will always hold dear for many years.
Magical, breathtaking and bursting with love. The perfect three words to describe the perfect proposal.
Caplin and Alyssa’s special moment was even more than that! Sailing out on the open seas surround by crystal clear waters and engulfed by the rays of a truly gorgeous sunset, he got down on one knee.
Cabo Pictures was given the tremendous honour of getting to capture this truly life-changing magical moment and we couldn’t be happier.
Our team provided photography, videography and drone shots of the special occasion all whilst hiding in plain sight! The incredible Caplin had planned everything down to the finest detail and so the proposal went perfectly. Dressed as crew members, our videographer and photographer were able to capture the moment with complete discretion.
A massive congratulations to Caplin and Alyssa on your engagement. Cabo really delivered a beautiful backdrop for your proposal. We wish you all the best for the future ❤
Alissa Jones and Corey Moore were more than excited to spend their very first trip to Mexico at Bahía Santa Maria (Santa Maria Beach) in Los Cabos. They stayed at the Montage Resort and booked us to celebrate their upcoming bundle of joy.
Santa Maria Beach: One of Cabo’s Most Beautiful Beaches
This horseshoe-shaped beach is one of Cabo’s most beautiful and popular beaches. It is relatively secluded, which made our shoot very private and easy. Alissa and Corey wanted to capture the moments before their bundle of joy is born. They even drew out their baby’s name on the almost pink-hued, rice-like sand.
photos by cabopictures.com
Activities you can do at Santa Maria Beach
Staying at hotels near Santa Maria Beach is ideal, as the beach offers quite a few activities that you and your loved ones can enjoy. Snorkeling is a popular activity, as Santa Maria Beach is a safeguarded marine haven with lots of colorful fish. Since this is also a slightly private beach, you can choose to lay in the sand instead and enjoy an afternoon of relaxation. This is also a popular SCUBA diving destination for divers and ocean lovers out there.
Corey and Alissa stayed at the Montage resort, which is a Forbes 5-Star resort with breathtaking views, quality amenities, and seaside villas you’ll definitely love to stay in. It’s truly a vacation sweet spot, mostly enjoyed by couples and families alike.
Maternity Shoots with Cabo Pictures
photos by cabopictures.com
One of our
favorite photoshoots is shooting for babymooners and moms-to-be. It’s
capturing those sweet moments with their partner, husband, or other children
that makes each photograph raw, unique, and beautiful. Shooting with Corey and
Alissa was utterly effortless, as they were the epitome of a blissful happy
couple just over-the-moon with their soon-to-be family of three.
us a 60-minute photography session which includes:
A location of your choice
A curated online gallery containing all of the edited, high-resolution digital files
Leaving high school is a big moment, one which should be captured and treasured forever! What better way to celebrate than a photoshoot on one of Los Cabos’ beautiful beaches with your family.
Bobbi booked this shoot for his daughter whilst they were on vacation in Cabo, a perfect opportunity to celebrate. The shoot took place on the Grand Solmar Hotel Beach during sunset, our favorite time to shoot with Cabo’s picturesque sunset in the background. Each of our sessions are tailored to everyone of our clients needs, this meant we were also able to get some family portraits as well as the senior portraits.
Here are some of our favorite photos from the shoot. Bobbi also brought along some capes and hats for his daughter and her friend to get some traditional photos! If you’re interested in having a photo session for your son/daughters graduation please do contact us here.