Paul Soriano and Toni Gonzaga’s wedding was a fairytale come true, and they’ve got countless marvelous photos to keep as memories of their special day. But even before their Independence Day nuptials, they already set social media abuzz with their classically romantic pre-wedding images.
Shot by Oly Ruiz of Metrophoto, the first set of Toni and Paul’s engagement photos features the bride in exquisitely designed gowns and the groom looking extra dashing in formal wear. The photos were taken at the National Museum and have an ultra luxe feel, showcasing the couple’s tender moments.
Toni and Paul’s other engagement photo session was with Pat Dy: This time, the shots reflected the couple’s easygoing and ethereal nature, and are more laidback. In contrast to the glam set, this one was shot outdoors, with the couple decked in casual wear and breezy outfits—their ultimate accessory? Their love for each other that’s brightly mirrored in their eyes.
While Toni and Paul chose timeless themes, other celebrity couples veered away from convention. Check out these quirky engagement photo sessions you can draw inspiration from for your own pre-nup shoot:
John Prats and Isabel Oli’s Four Seasons Engagement Shoot. Just like their wedding, the dynamite couple’s pre-nup shoot also showcased the four seasons: Winter (pictured here), Spring, Summer, and Autumn. John and Isabel, with the help of their team, pulled out all stops, even shooting out of the country, to document the all-encompassing love they share.
JC Intal and Bianca Gonzalez’ Relaxed and Undone Engagement Shoot. If most couples dress to the nines for their pre-nup photos, the PBA star and host-author chose to dress down. Pat Dy captured the couple in their natural element, sharing quiet, tender moments at home and in bed (their light-colored, breezy ensembles are so refreshing) and even eating pizza.
Jason Francisco and Melai Cantiveros’ Enchanted Engagement Shoot. The couple paid homage to their Pinoy Big Brother roots in their engagement shoot, as seen in their set that featured PBB elements (the hammock, for instance) and Jason’s soldier outfit, a nod to one of their stint’s most memorable moments. Setting their photos apart even more are their fun personalities that radiated in each and every shot—even the supposedly more serious ones.
Yan Asuncion and Yeng Constantino’s Road Trip Engagement Shoot. Before their Valentine’s Day wedding, Yeng and Yan trooped to Thunderbird Resorts in La Union for their road trip-themed pre-nup shoot. Both musicians who have vibrant and hip personalities, the couple opted for a funky and fresh feel for their engagement photos.
Photographs courtesy of Instagram.com/dmetroman, Instagram.com/metrophoto, Instagram.com/patdy11, Instagram.com/niceprintphoto and Instagram.com/hairbymyckearcano