Spring Engagement Session at Brookeside Gardens Danielle and Matt | Wheaton, MD

It’s officially my spring shooting season…which means I get to share #alltheprettythings on the blog! AH!!! I kicked off a super busy week of THREE shoots last week, and I’m equally excited to share each one of them!!! I kicked things off with Danielle and Matt’s engagement session at Brookeside Gardens in Maryland. I always love photographing at new locations because it is such a fun challenge and brings out my creativity. I was a little nervous going into the shoot because Danielle had her heart set on incorporating flowers…but a lot of the flowers in Fredericksburg, where I live, were past their prime. When I arrived at Brookeside, I was BLOWN AWAY by the number of gorgeous blooms!!!

We had to move Danielle and Matt’s shoot up an hour to avoid some storms in the area, and we NAILED it on timing! Right as we were finishing up, the dark clouds rolled in that would’ve made it almost too dark to shoot. I had an absolute blast exploring Brookeside with these two and can’t WAIT for their wedding later this year! Enjoy some of my favorites!!!

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These two were truly naturals from the very beginning!

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LOVED this gorgeous area with these pink bushes!!!

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This may be my fave set of pics!!!

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More faves!! I kept having Danielle back up closer and closer to the flowers…she was practically standing IN the bush. She was such a trooper about it!!! And look at those shots! So worth it!

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So gorgeous!!!

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May 7, 2019

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