Raleigh Rose Garden: The Gorgeous Bridgerton Style Engagement Photos You’ve Been Looking For

Everything You Need to Know To Get Bridgerton Style Raleigh Rose Garden Engagement Photos

If you’re planning on having Raleigh Rose Garden engagement photos that capture the classic elegance of Bridgerton-style portraits, you won’t want to miss the information below!

I honestly believe this is one of the most beautiful parks in Raleigh, North Carolina. It’s a lush, green space with flowers everywhere – it’s like a hidden English garden! Not only will you have more than enough room to take those gorgeous Bridgerton-style engagement photos here, but you’ll also be able to get some fantastic pictures of the rose garden itself.

If you’re looking for more ideas on how to make your Raleigh Rose Garden engagement photos extra special, here are some things that will make them stand out:

Find that PERFECT outfit! 

You might think that it would be impossible to find a Bridgerton-style dress on short notice, but that’s not true! There are plenty of places where you can order custom-made Regency-era dresses with contemporary flair for your Raleigh Rose Garden photos. You can order one online at shops like Anthropologie, Free People, BHLDN, or even Lulus! It doesn’t matter if you’re buying it from an outlet store or a designer boutique – all you need is an idea of what you want and someone who can deliver it for you on time!

Choose a location with beautiful views

The best way to get a picture-perfect shot is by choosing an ideal location. Picking the Raleigh Rose Garden’s as your engagement session is definitely a step in the right direction! Take advantage of the breathtaking botanical views that will really make your photographs stand out!

Roses are a must!

Wanting anything Bridgerton style? Adding in English roses is a must! They represent beauty and passion. Roses are also a symbol of love and romance. You can’t go wrong with roses, and they’re perfect for a whimsical engagement shoot. Want a bit of extra drama for your Raleigh Rose Garden engagement photos? You could always bring along dainty little bouquet or a fun flower crown for the occasion! Choose a color that matches your dress or suits your style.

Bridgerton-Style Makeup

To mimick the style of Daphne Bridgerton, make sure to choose a makeup look with lots of soft color and highlights! To be a radiant English beauty, you want to keep a natural glam for your Raleigh Rose Garden engagement photos. Ask your makeup artist to add in pale peaches, soft rosy cheeks, and luminizer to keep your look dewy and feminine. Your hairstyle should complement your makeup look. For hair, be on the lookout for hairstyles with curls or waves and a loose bun. Added Bridgerton style engagement glam? Pop in some pearl earrings!

Make sure to have fun!

But above all, your Raleigh Rose engagement photos should be fun! I want you to be excited for your engagement session and ready to feel comfortable in front of the camera. Some of the best engagement photos are the ones taken while the two of you are having a great time together. I’m here to guide you through posing and make sure that you look AND feel your best in front of the camera!

Hire a professional photographer

Last pro tip? Make sure to choose a photographer who knows how to make magic happen on camera! Do just as much research on your wedding photographer as you would on your outfit and find the photography style you love. Look for a wedding photographer who has experience and lots of example images to share with you! 

I truly hope that you’ve found some great information on how to make the most out of your Raleigh Rose Garden engagement photos! I’m always here to be a wedding photography resource and I’d love to chat wedding details with you about your big day. Get in touch to inquire about availability for your wedding!


These gorgeous Raleigh Rose Garden engagement photos were taken in the early summer when almost all of the varieties were in bloom! The park is gorgeous all year long, but I work with my couples to pick locations that are at their peak for our sessions together. We also hopped over to the JC Raulston Arboretum for the second half of their session, which is definitely one of my other favorite Raleigh engagement photo locations!

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