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Engagement PhotographyAllie + MichaelOld Town Alexandria, VA

Engagement photos at the Carlyle House in Alexandria Virginia couple standing by the blue door - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Hound dog and couple during engagement photos at the Carlyle House - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Couple posing for engagement photos at the Carlyle House with their dog in Old Town Alexandria - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Black and white engagement photos at the Carlyle House - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Engagement photos at the Carlyle House in Alexandria - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Couple dancing and holding hands on the dock in Old Town Alexandria - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Couple walking and dancing and holding hands on the dock in Old Town Alexandria - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Couple walking and holding hands on the dock in Old Town Alexandria - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Couple kissing while walking their hound dog on the docks on Old Town Harbor in Virginia - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Boats by the dock in Old Town Alexandria Virginia - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Black and white photo of couple laughing during engagement photos - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Couple kissing during engagement photos by the docks in Old Town Alexandria - ngagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Engagement Photography session of couple in alleyway in Old Town - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
couple during engagement photos in Virginia - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
couple walking down the street holding hands in Old Town Alexandria Virginia during engagement session - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
bride in beautiful red and pink anthropologie dress during engagement photos - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
groom buttoning up his blue suit during engagement photos -  Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
couple embracing during engagement photos in Old Town Alexandria - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Young man standing on a stoop in a suit with his hound dog -  Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Anthropologie dress in the sun during engagement photos near the docks of Old Town Alexandria - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Couple kissing on a cobble stone street in Old Town Alexandria Virginia - Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

Engagement Photography Session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

Allie and Michael chose to do their engagement photography session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, as it's a special city - it's where they got engaged and are currently living. Allie and Michael wanted to capture the memories of this old and fabulous city before they moved on to a new adventure and chapter in their lives...Pittsburgh!! Yes, Allie and Michael are in the process of moving to the Burgh, and I am so excited for their wedding next year! These two are truly the sweetest and kindest people you will ever meet, and I had so much fun spending the afternoon walking around Old Town Alexandria with them, their adorable puppy Mildred (Millie)...and my husband in tow! I will say, my husband is an excellent assistant and film loader, think I can convince him to shoot weddings with me too?? I love traveling for weddings and sessions, and it is a perk when I get to bring my hubby along with me, which does not happen often! Millie was also a really great sport, hanging out with Mom and Dad while we took photos of all three of them. I absolutely LOVE DOGS, so having them at any session is always ok with me!

Allie and Michael, thank you for trusting in to capture these memories in a city you will always love!

Photography: Lauren Renee Photography

Dress: Anthropologie

Film Scans: Richard Photo Lab

 

 

Destination Engagement PhotographyJoshua + ManuelDenver, CO

Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - two gay men walking and holding hands in denver
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - gay married couple about to kiss during portraits
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - two gay men embracing leaning against a brick wall in downtown denver colorado
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - gay couple posing on the streets of downtown denver
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - gay couple walking up stairs and looking at each other
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - gay couple snuggling on a bridge during portraits
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - two men snuggling against and brick wall
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - gay couple during portraits
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - two men holding hands and walking in downtown denver colorado
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - gay couple kissing and holding hands
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - gay men embracing during portraits
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - gay male couple taking pictures in downtown denver
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - gay couple sharing ice cream cone
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - gay couple walking up stairs and looking at each other on a bridge
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - gay men embracing on a bridge in downtown denver
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - male gay couple kissing and sharing ice cream cone
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - two men holding hands in the snow
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - two men in suits holding hands during photo session
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - portrait of man with black glasses posing in a suit in the snow
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - portrait of man in blue suit in the snow on film
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - two gay men holding hands in the snow with their dog
Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - two men embracing in the snow in the mountains in suits

Estes Park Engagement Photography

Joshua and Manuel's Estes Park Engagement Photography session was amazing on so many levels! This session was really special for me to photograph, as Josh is my first cousin, so when they asked me to fly out to Denver for their engagement session I immediately said, yes! Josh and Manuel have impeccable style and taste, so of course, wearing suits in the snow up at Estes Park was a no-brainer. Their suits are handmade and tailored to fit, as they got them in Thailand on their pre-honeymoon trip together. Family means the world to me, it's one of the reasons why I opted for an intimate wedding with just family, so getting to photograph these two to create these memories as they start their life together was truly an honor. We could not have had a more perfect two days in Denver. We started out our session in downtown Denver, stopping at some beautiful bridges and overlooks on the way. The next day we ventured into Estes Park, which is a drive outside the city, but totally worth it! It was absolutely freezing, and my fingers were so cold I could barely roll my film! Josh and Manuel were troopers and made these photos look totally effortless as they posed in the snow. They even brought their adorable pup Leo, who I got the meet the first day they brought him home almost two years ago! I am so excited to celebrate these two in October in California!

Photography: Lauren Renee Designs

Scans: Richard Photo Lab

 

Destination Engagement PhotographyBettina + KevinLake Dillon, Colorado

Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography Bride picking up groom near lake
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography Black and white photo
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography Black and white photo
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography groom carrying bride over shoulder
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography bride and groom kissing
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography groom laughing black and white
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography groom holding the bride in the water
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography groom dancing with his bride
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography bride wearing a pink dress
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography bride and groom near the lake embracing
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography groom sitting on a log smiling
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography bride standing in the aspen trees
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography bride and groom standing in lake kissing black and white
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography groom kissing bride's neck in black and white
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography bride and groom standing on mountain top in the sun
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography bride and groom laughing together
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography groom dipping the bride while dancing
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography groom and bride walking together holding hands
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography groom and bride embracing amongst the fall leaves
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography groom and bride kissing close up of engagement ring
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography groom and bride kissing
Lake Dillon Colorado Engagement Photography bride and groom in the mountains black and white
Lake Dillon Colorado Engagement Photography groom whispering into the bride's ear making her laugh
Lake Dillon Colorado Engagement Photography bride and groom walking in the trees kissing
Lake Dillon Colorado Engagement Photography bride standing on her toes to kiss her groom black and white

Lake Dillon Colorado Engagement Photography

Kevin and Bettina's Lake Dillon Colorado Engagement Photography Session was a dream! Talk about an amazing location for portraits, Lake Dillon is truly breathtaking. Kevin and Bettina live in Denver, Colorado but are getting married in Pittsburgh this year! This couple has so much chemistry, that it made my job so easy! Posing these two was a breeze and effortless. The way Kevin made Bettina laugh throughout our session was really adorable, and I am so looking forward to working with them again soon. Traveling out west is one of my favorite things to do - the views, location, sun, and warmth - will always have a special place in my heart! I am a born and raised California girl, and am always up for travel, so if you are looking to book a session out west, let's chat!

Fun fact, Bettina used to work with my cousin, and she had booked me as their wedding photographer without even knowing the connection! I recently was out in Denver shooting my cousin's engagement photos in Estes, which will be gracing the blog soon, and we had a good laugh about how it really is such a small world!

Photography: Lauren Renee Designs

Film Scans: The Find Lab

Dress: Lulus

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