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Historic downtown Leesburg Engagement Session

1/09/17

Award winning wedding photographer - Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Specializing in beautiful maternity, baby, child and family portraiture.Where did you and your husband meet?  At a bar. Does that really happen? That’s exactly where Kevin and Lizzie met, when they both attended a residency happy hour for Johns Hopkins & University of Maryland.

The proposal, however, was a little more planned out and Kevin made sure to incorporate both of their families. For her birthday, Kevin surprised Lizzie with a trip to Antrim in Taneytown to propose. Once he proposed on bended knee, he asked her not to call her family yet so they could enjoy the moment together. They then walked up to the main gardens near the entrance to Antrim, where Kevin surprised Lizzie by having her parents and Kevin’s parents join them for a celebratory lunch, with birthday and engagement gifts aplenty!

Award winning wedding photographer - Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Specializing in beautiful maternity, baby, child and family portraiture.Award winning wedding photographer - Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Specializing in beautiful maternity, baby, child and family portraiture.Kevin and Lizzie have a unique appreciation for art, photography and lighting and it was important to them that this be reflected in their engagement photos.  We got a a beautifully, sunny fall afternoon in Leesburg to create these dramatic and romantic photos of Kevin + Lizzie.  There are so many nook and crannies in town that favor this lighting and it’s one of my favorite times in the day for an engagement session.

Award winning wedding photographer - Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Specializing in beautiful maternity, baby, child and family portraiture.Award winning wedding photographer - Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Specializing in beautiful maternity, baby, child and family portraiture.Award winning wedding photographer - Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Specializing in beautiful maternity, baby, child and family portraiture.Kevin and Lizzie call each other “Bird” because of Lizzie’s love of all things bird related.  He loves to dance and she loves to hike.

Award winning wedding photographer - Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Specializing in beautiful maternity, baby, child and family portraiture.

Award winning wedding photographer- Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Specializing in beautiful maternity, baby, child and family portraiture.

The great thing about engagement sessions is that couples can have some fun with the day, and if the weather isn’t just what they envision, they can reschedule for another day when the weather is conducive to the setting, unlike a wedding day when we all have to work with what we have, rain or shine!

I look forward to capturing every detail of  their wedding day with them when they marry at The Cosmos Club.


Michelle Lindsay is a legacy photographer who chronicles life’s memorable moments through her camera lens. She is a top wedding photographer, specializing in artistic and documentary wedding and engagement photos, including destination weddings. Although she loves to tell passionate engagement and wedding stories, her award-winning work also includes family portraits, maternity photos, and pictures of newborns and children. Michelle serves the entire Washington, D.C. area and beyond, including Arlington, Alexandria, McLean, Vienna, Great Falls, and all of Loudoun County – particularly Middleburg, Leesburg, Aldie, Ashburn, and Purcellville.  To schedule a consultation with Michelle, please contact her at: 202.257.7993


 

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