Hot Air Balloons: A Whimsical Styled Shoot

Hot air balloons, the epitome of whimsy and romance.

So when a fellow photographer posted about setting up an aviation styled shoot, I had no hesitation but to jump on in!

And from on the ground, in balloons and in the air — it was an amazing day!

If you ever get the opportunity, shooting inside of a hot air balloon makes for an adventurous shoot and some colorful shots! Just watch out for the inner ropes and the dizziness that being in a swirl of color can induce!

Inside of a hot air balloon

This small plane made for some cozy, romantic shots both in the cockpit and on the ground!

Male model poses with a small airplane

I also highly recommend layering when you’re shooting in an open field for some interesting images.

Our model’s bouquet had some gorgeous ribbon detailing which made for a colorful layering opportunity while we posed them!

Dancing in a hot air balloon field in a wedding dress

Add in some gorgeous stationary, unique wood decor and beautiful vintage accents and we’re all set for an amazing shoot!

It was a beautiful day and the shoot of a lifetime! I highly recommend doing a shoot with colorful, fun, and massive props like massive balloons and airplanes.

I can’t forget some sweet outtakes of the struggles of working with hot air balloons…especially when they love rolling around a windy field.

The struggle with hot air balloons

Don’t forget to check out our AMAZING vendors and models!

Organizer: Shelby Wittie 
Location & Hot Air Balloons: Balloon Adventures by Wayne
Planner/Designer & Florist: Fresh Flowers and Gatherings
HMUA: Lush Bridal Beauty
Jewelry: Antonio and Frankie
Cake: Bittersweet Bakery
Dresses: Bella Brides
Tuxes: Al's Formal Wear
Cake Topper, Wooden Table Piece, and DFW Wood Map: Light Box Laser
Stationary: By Cuddles
Rentals & Table Settings: English Merchants Inn
Hot Air Balloon Centerpiece: In The Air Balloons
Models: 
Julie Lee & Anthony
Ashley & Dan
Teresa & Alex
Crew that made this hot air balloon and aviation styled shoot possible

And check out more styled shoots on our blog!

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