Worcester Engagement Photos : Esi + Ervin

Catching up on summer engagement photo sessions!

Ervin was a friend of Esi's brother, and they knew each other growing up. Five years ago, they reconnected and realized they were truly meant for one another. If meeting your true love were as simple as this, nobody would need match.com!

E + E were totally natural in front of the camera. They were relaxed and had fun with their engagement session, and it absolutely shows in their photos, don't you think?

Stay tuned because I'll be posting their wedding at Royal Sonesta in Boston soon!

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I'm not quite sure how I got so behind on blogging! This engagement session is from last JUNE!!! And it's just the beginning of about 50% of my sessions from last year that never quite made it to my blog. It's not that I didn't love all of these photo sessions, but things get super crazy from June until December around here. I guess that's a good thing, right? Well, these two are pretty much awesome! They're already married at this point, but that doesn't make their engagement session any less amazing (their wedding was pretty good, too, which you will see once I get to the September 2014 photo archives).  Enough babbling...

Emily + Brian brought wine to their engagement session which took place on a perfect late spring afternoon in Massachusetts (I would practically kill for that weather right about now, rather than the 5 ft. of snow on my front lawn!). Good weather + bottle of wine + gorgeous scenery at Stowe Farm...that's probably all I need to say!

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Oooh, I am so excited for this couple's wedding tonight! I met Dawn & Steve last fall when they came to visit me in my studio to chat about their wedding photography. Come to find out we have a relative in common (we didn't actually know this until after she booked me, which is even more amazing)! The world is so small sometimes, and I'm so happy that photography brings us all together. Anyways, back to the happy couple who is getting married at The Chocksett Inn tonight! Dawn & Steve met a few years ago when a friend tricked them into getting together. They spent their first date fishing, and Steve bought the boat they went fishing on!!! But, wait, it gets even better... he proposed to Dawn on the very same boat!!! This guy knows how to do things right! But, I guess when you meet someone as sweet and special as Dawn, I think he knew the best way to reel her in (hahahahahaha!!!!). Okay, that was such a terrible joke, but I just couldn't help myself.

It's probably best to just move onto their engagement photos, which I definitely couldn't mess up because they are just too cute for words. And their dog, Cooper, isn't too shabby either (don't you just love his tie?).

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Ahhh, this couple is just too cute for words. Lindsey + Adam have been together since their first year of college, and they both just graduated. Finishing up their last year of college while planning a wedding..pretty impressive! Oh, and Adam is in the Army, too. Just an amazing young couple, and I'm thrilled to photograph their wedding next weekend at Wachusett Mountain. It's going to be gorgeous, I just know it! I also know it's going to be super fun, too. They brought a friend along, who is also the Best Man, for support and to help with the Harley for their photos, and let's just say the three of them had me laughing and his speech is going to be a good one! Massachusetts Engagement Photos Millbury Photographer Worcester Wedding Photos Couples Engaged Grafton WachusettMassachusetts Engagement Photos Millbury Photographer Worcester Wedding Photos Couples Engaged Grafton Wachusett WeddingMassachusetts Engagement Photos Millbury Photographer Worcester Wedding Photos Couples Engaged Grafton WachusettMassachusetts Engagement Photos Millbury Photographer Worcester Wedding Photos Couples Engaged Grafton WachusettMassachusetts Engagement Photos Millbury Photographer Worcester Wedding Photos Couples Engaged Grafton WachusettMassachusetts Engagement Photos Millbury Photographer Worcester Wedding Photos Couples Engaged Grafton WachusettMassachusetts Engagement Photos Millbury Photographer Worcester Wedding Photos Couples Engaged Grafton WachusettMassachusetts Engagement Photos Millbury Photographer Worcester Wedding Photos Couples Engaged Grafton WachusettMassachusetts Engagement Photos Millbury Photographer Worcester Wedding Photos Couples Engaged Grafton WachusettMassachusetts Engagement Photos Millbury Photographer Worcester Wedding Photos Couples Engaged Grafton WachusettMassachusetts Engagement Photos Millbury Photographer Worcester Wedding Photos Couples Engaged Grafton WachusettMassachusetts Engagement Photos Millbury Photographer Worcester Wedding Photos Couples Engaged Grafton WachusettMassachusetts Engagement Photos Millbury Photographer Worcester Wedding Photos Couples Engaged Grafton WachusettMassachusetts Engagement Photos Millbury Photographer Worcester Wedding Photos Couples Engaged Grafton WachusettMassachusetts Engagement Photos Millbury Photographer Worcester Wedding Photos Couples Engaged Grafton Wachusett

And he's sort of a big Bruins fan, too!

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Lindsey and Adam's wedding is quickly approaching (July will be here before we know it!), and it was so nice to meet up with them last week for their engagement session. They booked me for their wedding last fall, but they wanted to wait for the weather to get better in Massachusetts before taking their photos. This is just a sneak peek of this fun and young couple's engagement photos...more to come! Millbury Massachusetts Wedding and Engagement Photographer Worcester Grafton Sutton Auburn Photos Outdoor Couples

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With the official start of wedding season upon us, I am loving getting to know all of my couples better! One of the best ways that we learn more about each other is through their engagement session, but more often than not I hear from my bride the her groom is just not that excited about having his photos taken. Who can blame him though? He probably thinks we are going to plop him down on a stool with my camera staring right at him for some uncomfortable "say cheese" photos. Um, not quite! First things first: This is going to be fun! Really, it is! For the most part, the two of you will be hugging and walking and laughing, just like you do with each other every day. The only difference is that I'll be doing a little spying with my camera and capturing little snippets of how much fun you have when the two of you are together. Honestly, there's not too much more to it than that on your end (on my end, I'm making sure lighting is good, angles are the best they can be, and the surroundings are perfect, etc. etc.). I may tell you to glance a certain way, look at me, or smile every now and then, but other than that, I just want you to focus on having fun and relaxing.

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Get him involved!: Some grooms are really into the whole photo process, and I love it when they are; however, many grooms just roll their eyes and go along with the ride to keep you, their bride-to-be, happy! Either way, they're still being great, right? So, there's really no need to worry. But, if your groom is still a bit reluctant, the best thing to do is get him involved. What are his interests? Does he like sports? Music? Comic books? Video games? What are his favorite colors? Where does he like to hang out? Whatever it is, let's try to incorporate it into your engagement session photos. The more involved he is with making decisions about what we do and what we photographing, the more comfortable he'll be and the better your photographs will look. Let's face it, if he's paying attention to playing the guitar or playing catch with you with a football, the less concerned he'll be with me holding the camera.

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Show him what we'll be doing: If he's still dragging his feet about your engagement photo session, show him some of my past engagement sessions! Maybe seeing how the couples are just having fun and relaxing will put his mind at ease. At the very least, he'll see the great couples photos and really want to have the same for the two of you!

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Millbury, Massachusetts Engagement Photographer : Love is Music & Music is Love

I can't believe I've waited this long to blog this couple's engagement session. I'm so sorry!!! It doesn't mean that I don't absolutely love this couple or their photos, though, because they are honestly some of my favorites ever; it just means that I'm lazy when it comes to blogging, but I'm trying to get better! Really, I am! When you look at their engagement photos, you'll see why I am extremely excited to photograph their wedding this October. I know it's going to be one-of-a-kind!

This couple gets all of the credit for styling this shoot. The clothing, the instruments, their love for Blink 182...all their ideas, and I just brought it all together and made it look pretty for them! It's no secret that I love acoustic guitar, and when this groom-to-be started playing, I definitely got into the groove and everything fell perfectly into place to make this session spectacular. I absolutely love when couples incorporate things that mean a lot and portray "them" as a couple because it makes their session truly unique and special to them. That's exactly what this couple did with their love for  each other and all things music.

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  I love this couple, and I can't wait to photograph their wedding this October! These two met in law school in Boston, and now they work together at the Worcester Court House. So, it was pretty obvious where the perfect location for their Engagement Photo session would be!

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Then a quick change and off to the park for some more casual photos! Did I mention that I love the outfits and colors that they chose for their photos?

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