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Lake Artemesia Mini Engagement Session: Lisa & Harvey (and Trevor!)

Before booking us for their wedding, Lisa and Harvey already had an engagement session with another photographer, so they didn’t necessarily need any engagement photos. When Harvey’s not busy keeping our country from harm, he’s playing hockey multiple nights a week. Lisa also keeps a full schedule saving lives as a pediatric surgeon. Add to that the busyness of planning a wedding and living across the beltway from each other, and I know it took a leap of faith for Lisa and Harvey to believe there was value in devoting an evening to this little mini-session. What we’ve found time and again is that wedding days go so much more smoothly and happily when our clients have met us and know what to expect from the experience of being in front of our cameras. As comfort levels increase, so do the emotions and authenticity in wedding photos. Lisa and Harvey thought they’d make this session different by including their beautiful English Sheepdog, Trevor :-) I thoroughly enjoyed spending time with this accomplished and modest couple. Susie and I are so happy for them and can’t wait to be there on their wedding day!!!!

Congratulations, Lisa and Harvey!!



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Cylburn Arbortetum Photography: Adrienne and Sean

While I was out of state on maternity leave with my 4th son, Susie really handled everything so amazingly well.  Our clients had a totally seamless experience and she barely reached out to me at all, unless it was baby-related, because she just wanted me to relax and bond.  Susie is awesome like that!! :-)  BUT, she did email me after she met with Adrienne and Sean and said, “Sweetest. Couple. Ever.  REALLY hope we get this one!”  Adrienne and Sean booked us a few days later and since then, I just couldn’t wait to meet them!!!  I finally got my chance at Cylburn Arboretum on Wednesday evening and I could immediately tell just how right Susie was :-)  Couldn’t have had a better time with these two :-)

Fun Cylburn Arboretum Engagement Photos


Sean told us he knew his mom would love the look and feel of this house… so Mom, if you’re reading this – I hope these make you happy, knowing your son thought of you here!! :-)

Can we pause a moment to acknowledge how perfectly planned these outfits are??  Sean and Adrienne are both graphic designers and their eye for detail was just so evident.  I might need to talk Adrienne into a guest post on choosing outfits for a session!!  Sean was Adrienne’s hair and makeup team – he knew how she wanted to look and did a quick once over between locations :-)  I thought it was as cool that he cared for her sake and cool that she trusted his eye!!


I think Adrienne’s sorority’s mascot was a lion?  Either way, these were must-get pictures according to Sean :-)


Kind of turned fall on us for a moment there under these maple trees!!!!  Not sure how that happened but we ran with it! :-)



Love, love, love this one that Susie took… nothing else deserved to be paired with it :-) Congratulations, Adrienne and Sean.  We are so happy for you and can’t wait to be there for you on your wedding day!!!

– Becky


A referral is the best compliment you can give us!  If you know of someone who is getting married, or needing a photographer
for engagement photos, we'd love if you give them our information.
Here's why people refer us:
-Natural & comfortable experience
-Authentic & emotional photos
-Unique & creative style of photography
-Professional & client centered
Cassie Lagorio - July 24, 2014 - 11:24 pm

These pictures are awesome! I love the one of you two on the grass with the house and bright sun in the background. So gorgeous!

Allyx Chin-Lee - July 24, 2014 - 11:28 pm

You two are the best! I love you both!!!!!

Anjalee Sharma - July 24, 2014 - 11:31 pm

I love all of these!! So hard to pic a favorite, or even a top 3!

Erin Farr - July 24, 2014 - 11:34 pm

Gorgeous! You both look so happy

Angela Brant - July 24, 2014 - 11:40 pm

These are SO amazing! Love them!

Ali Elizabeth - July 24, 2014 - 11:43 pm

You guys looks so great and the lighting is beautiful, congratulations!

Ryan Maykrantz - July 24, 2014 - 11:53 pm

great pics~

Saira Khan - July 24, 2014 - 11:56 pm


Jackie Stelmaszczyk - July 25, 2014 - 12:41 am

I would like to have all of these printed and put on the walls in my apartment. I think it’ll really spruce the place up! <3 <3 <3

Becky Demetriades - July 25, 2014 - 12:41 am


Sara Dell Partin - July 25, 2014 - 1:06 am


MahaDevi Agostinelli - July 25, 2014 - 2:31 am

These photos capture so beautifully the essence of Sean’s and Adrienne’s relationship and the potential of their partnership. Passion, humor, playfulness, respect, admiration, tenderness, abundance and the greatest of these is Love.

Shannon Lundy - July 25, 2014 - 3:15 am

Awwww I love them!!!! You guys look great!! :) The one with all the tree branches remind me of a scene from sleeping beauty ;)

Sameeha Bricklemyer - July 25, 2014 - 4:01 am

These are absolutely gorgeous! So happy for you two!

Zach 'Attack' Attache - July 25, 2014 - 5:28 am

Beautiful photos, guys. Very happy for the two of you.

Jenn O'Gorman Koslowski - July 25, 2014 - 1:59 pm

love, Love, LOVE!!! These pics are amazing!

Jen Michelle - July 25, 2014 - 6:36 pm

love these!

Susanne Trimmer - July 25, 2014 - 7:15 pm

These pictures are so gorgeous… the quality of the light, and the light in both of their eyes… lovely.

Matthew Hull - July 25, 2014 - 8:40 pm

So happy for you guys! And the photos look great!

Rachel Marie - July 25, 2014 - 8:52 pm

These pictures totally capture how adorable you two are! They are amazing!!!! And you both look great <3

Angela Dyson - July 25, 2014 - 9:55 pm

Great shots Adrienne.

Dan Koslowski - July 25, 2014 - 10:05 pm

These photos are fantastic! You both look so great in them!

Donna Maykrantz - July 26, 2014 - 6:00 am

LOVE THEM ALL!!!! But I must say that I am partial to the ones that Sean knew I would like!!!

Donna Maykrantz - July 26, 2014 - 1:02 pm

I really like the standing close up one where summer turned into fall.

Dustin Manning - July 26, 2014 - 10:48 pm

Looks like Link found his Zelda!

Laurie Ann Pfister - July 27, 2014 - 12:44 am

Very cute!

Constantinos Demetriades - July 27, 2014 - 2:25 am

How precious!

Maria Satyshur - July 27, 2014 - 1:23 pm

Beautiful photos of a beautiful couple!

Christopher Moss - July 27, 2014 - 2:12 pm

These pictures are beautiful, they really show how much these two are in love! <3

Karen S. Augustine - July 27, 2014 - 8:48 pm

Oh my isn’t that such perfect love!!! What a gorgeous couple!! My niece is so beautiful. Can’t wait to see her all dressed up, and him too of course. Love you both!!!

Neice Augustine-Holton - July 28, 2014 - 1:53 am

Gorgeous photos! PERFECT couple! <3

Jessica Jeffers - July 28, 2014 - 2:25 pm

I love these!!

Sarah Dickerson - July 28, 2014 - 5:40 pm

These are absolutely beautiful! I especially like the black and white one where Sean is kissing Adrienne’s shoulder. Love you two <3

Rachel Archer Campbell - July 28, 2014 - 8:20 pm

Love Cylburn :-) These photos are gorgeous

Maria Lane - July 28, 2014 - 8:32 pm

Love the colors. Just beautiful!

Michael A. Rushanan - July 28, 2014 - 10:13 pm

Words can’t express how happy I am for you two. Though I didn’t see a Triforce in any of these pictures, they all look fantastic.

Shane McNeil - July 28, 2014 - 10:31 pm

These photos are beautiful! You guys look so in love!

Sahand Yazdanyar - July 28, 2014 - 10:40 pm

Beautiful photos! I love how they look so genuine and natural.

Sharon Ramos - July 29, 2014 - 12:28 am

Such a beautiful engagement photo shoot of my coworker, Adrienne and her fiancee! Gorgeous!

Antonio Gibbs - July 29, 2014 - 1:16 am

Great pics. Nice setting. Do they allow for grills and loud music. Thinking of Family Reunion.

Brianna Leigh Rose - July 29, 2014 - 1:30 am

So beautiful Adrienne and Sean!! I love how colorful and sweet these are, I think she really captured you guys :)

Julianna Kuhn - July 29, 2014 - 1:43 am

You guys look so into each other and this shoot! You must have felt very comfortable with this photographer : ) Beautiful!

Pooja Kothari - July 29, 2014 - 2:11 am

You two are absolutely precious together! These pictures turned out great and you can really see how in love you two are

Brandon Ginevan - July 29, 2014 - 4:39 pm

Great photos. Congrats guys. Now, who can spot the hidden Raptor in the bushes? Clever girl…

Sara Yankura - July 29, 2014 - 4:48 pm

Beautiful pictures! Congratulations!

Emma Fiege - July 29, 2014 - 6:21 pm

I love everything about these <3

Erin O'Sullivan - July 30, 2014 - 12:52 pm

These photos are amazing! Congrats on your engagement :)

Jason Palumbo - July 30, 2014 - 2:29 pm

I LOVE THESE SO MUCH!!! You guys are gorgeous!

Kelly Krueger - July 30, 2014 - 2:36 pm

These photos are amazing! Congratulations!

Katie Bryson - July 30, 2014 - 3:41 pm

Absolutely beautiful :) you two look so happy! Congratulations to you both!!! <3

Robbie Hodges - July 30, 2014 - 6:38 pm

Magical pictures for what is sure to be a magical day