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When we started talking about scheduling Cassie and Evan’s engagement shoot, it was a little challenging to coordinate all of our schedules since they were coming in from out of town.  We managed to find a slot where we were all open: Saturday morning at sunrise, and Becky and I were hoping for a nice, warm day.  Saturday did turn out to be nice, but it was definitely very cold in the morning – however, that didn’t seem to phase Cassie and Evan (or their puppy) one bit!  They just rolled with it, and we had such a great time!

These two love the water, and Cassie’s parents live in Annapolis, so doing them at the docks in Annapolis just fit them perfectly!  They just got their adorable puppy, Lucy, the beginning of March and we were so thrilled they brought her along so we could include her in some of the photos.

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Such a cute little puppy!

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Becky is wonderful at getting silhouette photos, and she sunrise gave a wonderful time to get one of these for Cassie & Evan.

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We haven’t photographed at sunrise much, but we LOVE the light we were getting down at the docks!  And Cassie & Evan just rocked every pose they tried!!

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So pretty!

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Lucy didn’t seem very interested when Cassie & Evan kissed….she did this almost every time.:)

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With a cold morning, it was great to meet at Starbucks and get a drink before we started.  Cassie and Evan are big coffee drinkers, and we had them take a little break and warm up, but we couldn’t resist taking some photos even during that time.

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Cassie’s smile is so infectious!  I just get so happy looking back through these photos.:)

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After we wrapped it up at the dock, we headed over to the Statehouse to take a few photos.  Another great reason to do a sunrise shoot is that we basically had all these spots to ourselves!  It’s much easier when we don’t have to avoid all the crowds!

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Cassie’s engagement ring is just stunning!  And, paired with a bracelet that was her grandmothers it was even better!

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Like I mentioned before – these two just have such infectious smiles!!

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Congratulations, Cassie & Evan!! We can’t wait for your wedding in a few months.:)

-Susie & Becky

 

Alan S. Krause - March 26, 2015 - 2:33 pm

Wonderful photos!

Diane Krause - March 26, 2015 - 3:52 pm

Looks like a wonderful time was had by all!! Have many faves already!! :-)

Brenda Chang - March 26, 2015 - 4:14 pm

You guys are adorable! Love you both!

Colleen O'Malley - March 26, 2015 - 6:33 pm

Great photos – wishing you both a lifetime of happiness <3

We are loving this new business of Album Design!  Taking photos and telling a story through an album is so much fun and so meaningful to the photographers and their clients that we’re working with.  We can’t wait to see where this goes.  If you know of anyone who is wanting someone to design albums, we’d love if you’d give them our name or send them to our website!

A few weeks ago I did a post on my (Susie’s) maternity shoot.  I knew from the start that I’d want an album of these photos, so this week I designed one for myself, and I’m super happy with how it turned out!  I will probably be waiting until the baby comes (6 more weeks!!) and then add in some photos from the newborn shoot as well before I get it printed, but it can also be a stand-alone album because Becky did such a wonderful job with the session.

There were so many great photos, it was hard to narrow it down to the ones that went in the album, but one of our philosophies for designing albums is “less is more”, so I did my best.  What we’re finding is that it’s definitely more of challenge to design albums for images that we’ve taken because we’re much more emotionally attached to them and want to include them all!  That’s another great reason to outsource because when we do albums for other photographers, we’re able to look at it much more objectively and make the design look amazing rather than just flood the spread with images.:)

With all that said….here is the album and I’m so excited to post it today!Modern & Classic Album Design for PhotographersModern & Classic Album Design for PhotographersModern & Classic Album Design for PhotographersModern & Classic Album Design for PhotographersProfessional Album Design for PhotographersProfessional Album Design for PhotographersProfessional Album Design for PhotographersProfessional Album Design for PhotographersMaternity Album Design for PhotographersMaternity Album Design for Photographers

Again, we’d love to design for you as well, so check out our website!  It doesn’t take much to try us out, and you get 50% off your first album you have us design for you. :)

We also have a newsletter where we’ll be sending out tips on how to design amazing albums.  You can sign up here for that!

-Susie & Becky

 

 

 

When I first talked to Meagan on the phone, I was struck by how she and Murphy are putting so much thought and using meaningful locations in all their wedding planning.  We love when couples plan their wedding and engagement session around meaningful locations to them!   Since Meagan & Murphy are currently living in California, we weren’t able to meet up until their engagement session.  We had such a fun engagement session with these two, and you can tell they are so perfect for each other.  You could also tell that Georgetown and Georgetown University really was home to them for many years because we kept running into people they knew!

We started the session at The Tombs Restaurant & Bar, which is right close to Georgetown University.  This is a place that not only did Meagan & Murphy frequent while they lived in Georgetown, but Meagan also worked here for several years as a bartender.

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Because Meagan worked here, she even got her name on the bar, which is really cool.  It was a great place for a ring shot of such a gorgeous ring!

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After a few photos at The Tombs, we headed to the campus, where we got to hear all about the proposal and how Murphy completely surprised Meagan when he popped the question!  This next series is right where the engagement happened, and we love the fact that they’re going to have some photos that will remind them of that every time they see them.  Meagan somehow managed to laugh in such a great, natural way so much throughout the session, it was really to take so many amazing photos of them!

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The Georgetown University campus us just so pretty!

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We loved the outfits they chose for their engagement session and couldn’t resist a few detail photos.

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Such a great laugh!!

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These are in front of Dahlgren Chapel on the campus, where they’ll become husband and wife in just a few months.  We can’t wait.:)

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When we headed down to the waterfront, we found out that the nice weather we were having suddenly got much colder with the wind coming in from the water!  They were troopers, though, and managed to make it look like it’s not freezing.

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We ended up with a few shots of M Street in Georgetown, because they would spend lots of time at some of the restaurants around here.  (Continuing on with the theme…)

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I love this last shot Becky got of them!!

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Congratulations, Meagan & Murph!! We were thrilled to meet you both and we had such a wonderful time with you both at your engagement session.  We can’t wait for your wedding this summer!:)

-Susie & Becky