November 12, 2018

Maryland Countryside Engagement Photos: Allison & Ben


Maryland Countryside Engagement Photos

It’s safe to say the fall colors in Maryland’s countryside were showing off for us last week! The leaves all popped just a couple days before Allison and Ben’s engagement session, and I was thrilled about the timing. Fall is one of my favorite seasons, and it’s the best when the weather cooperates too!

They chose their friend’s family farm for their location, which was a wonderful decision. From the white fences to the barn to the open field lined with trees, everywhere we turned was a gorgeous backdrop. Such a perfect spot to capture some sweet moments between these two!!

Allison and Ben also brought their adorable pup, Debo! I have to say, I don’t know if I’ve ever witnessed a dog having this much fun at a session. He was cracking us up!! In between running around and exploring, he did pose for a few photos and did a great job. Such a good boy!

Congratulations, Allison & Ben! Enjoy some of my favorite moments below!! I can’t wait to see you again in the spring as you officially become husband and wife!



See more Maryland & Virginia engagement session locations:

Magical Meadowlark Botanical Garden Engagement Photos: Karen & Justin

Chesapeake Bay Engagement Photos: Laura & Andy




  1. Emmaline

    November 12th, 2018 at 6:29 pm

    So in love with this shoot

  2. Kelly

    November 12th, 2018 at 6:35 pm

    Theses are gorgeous, and that pup is just precious.

  3. Amie LeBlanc

    November 12th, 2018 at 6:36 pm

    Beautiful pictures!! 💗💗

  4. Jordyn Niblack

    November 12th, 2018 at 6:39 pm

    Wow these are so beautiful! Such a gorgeous couple!

  5. Danielle

    November 12th, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    Absolutely Beautiful!!!

  6. Kristina

    November 12th, 2018 at 6:47 pm

    These pictures are literal goals!!!

  7. Peyton

    November 12th, 2018 at 6:55 pm

    LOVE THESE! Such a beautiful couple and amazing photos!

  8. Elyse Hormuth

    November 12th, 2018 at 6:56 pm

    Beautiful couple!

  9. Kelly

    November 12th, 2018 at 9:34 pm


  10. Allison Hanson

    November 13th, 2018 at 1:49 pm

    I just love these all so so much! Thank you for capturing all of these moments for us!! May 11th can’t come soon enough!

  11. Beatrice Hanson

    November 27th, 2018 at 5:44 pm

    Such great pictures! I can see why my daughter is so excited about them. Emily you did a fantastic job! Love them all ❤️ You even got great pictures of Debo 🐶Thank you for sharing your talents. Looking forward to the wedding.

  12. Jessica Morgan

    November 27th, 2018 at 5:47 pm

    Wonderful photos! You can feel the love they have for each other in each moment captured.

  13. Lili Gogela

    November 27th, 2018 at 5:56 pm

    Great pictures. So natural. You both look lovely.

  14. Tricia

    November 27th, 2018 at 5:57 pm

    These are beautiful pictures
    I love the country setting
    It’s great the dog was able to be a part of it as well.
    What a beautiful couple!!!!

  15. Jocelyn

    November 27th, 2018 at 5:58 pm

    These are amazing!!!

  16. Anonymous

    November 27th, 2018 at 5:59 pm

    Beautiful pictures !

  17. Jonathan

    November 27th, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    I’m so excited! I can’t wait, you guys look amazing!

  18. Abigail

    November 27th, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    Love these photos! The quality is amazing! These will definitely be photos to cherish!!

  19. Debbie Gargan

    November 27th, 2018 at 6:02 pm

    Great pictures of both of you!
    Congratulations !!

  20. Cyndi Sanford

    November 27th, 2018 at 6:04 pm

    Beautiful pictures of an adorable couple!

  21. Stacey Haines

    November 27th, 2018 at 6:07 pm

    The pictures are beautiful. Great country backdrop.

  22. Linda

    November 27th, 2018 at 6:08 pm

    Beautiful. Congratulations

  23. Mary Lunden

    November 27th, 2018 at 6:13 pm

    So many great pictures of a beautiful couple!

  24. Kerri Reid

    November 27th, 2018 at 6:16 pm

    Love these photos. You captured their smiles so well 🙂

  25. Brian Hanson

    November 27th, 2018 at 6:33 pm

    The pictures look great! They really capture the happy couple. And Debo too! Can’t wait to see the wedding photos. Will be a great day!

  26. Jessica Crawford

    November 27th, 2018 at 6:35 pm

    These are gorgeous! I can’t wait for this couple to finally tie the knot! ❤️

  27. Laura

    November 27th, 2018 at 6:38 pm

    Gorgeous pictures and couple— and a great setting too!

  28. Anne Rood

    November 27th, 2018 at 6:43 pm

    Love the pics excellent job of capturing these love birds

  29. Susan

    November 27th, 2018 at 6:47 pm

    Beautiful engagement pictures-Congratulations

  30. Lynn Harrison

    November 27th, 2018 at 6:58 pm

    These are amazing!! Congrats to you both!!

  31. John Vaccaro

    November 27th, 2018 at 7:06 pm

    I wish you both a wonderful life together, creating new chapters to build on that keep you both grateful for the love and commitment you share. May it sustain you both always. It’s great to see!
    Johnny V.

  32. Simmi Gupta

    November 27th, 2018 at 7:21 pm

    Beautiful pictures! Congratulations 🎉🎈🎊

  33. Simmi Gupta

    November 27th, 2018 at 7:24 pm

    Beautiful pictures! Congratulations!

  34. Carla

    November 27th, 2018 at 7:31 pm

    Amazing photos that captured true love! Best Wishes to the soon to be Mr and Mrs!!

  35. Cara Witmer

    November 27th, 2018 at 7:36 pm

    Gorgeous photos!! So happy for you guys!!
    Congratulations 🍾 ❤️

  36. Jennifer Armeny

    November 27th, 2018 at 7:55 pm

    These are GORGEOUS!!

  37. Jenny

    November 27th, 2018 at 7:57 pm

    Can’t wait to see the beautiful wedding pics!

  38. Jessica Crawford

    November 27th, 2018 at 7:57 pm

    These are gorgeous and I’m so excited for this couple! I’ve known Allison since she was born and I couldn’t be happier that she has met her match in Ben!

  39. Dawn Conine

    November 27th, 2018 at 8:01 pm

    Beautiful photos in a wonderful setting!! Congratulations!

  40. Jane

    November 27th, 2018 at 8:03 pm

    Adorable couple – great pictures! Love the delicate colors and and use of texture!

  41. Carolyn

    November 27th, 2018 at 8:08 pm

    Congrats all the pictures are great

  42. Lisa Harrington

    November 27th, 2018 at 8:16 pm


  43. Patty Winters

    November 27th, 2018 at 8:29 pm

    It will be hard to tell the bride from her mother.

  44. Mary Tapia

    November 27th, 2018 at 9:02 pm

    Perfect time of year for a shoot in MD! Congratulations, Allison and Ben!!

  45. Sherri Batchelder

    November 27th, 2018 at 9:27 pm

    Lovely images of a lovely couple ❤️

  46. Dawn Trahern

    November 27th, 2018 at 10:09 pm

    I enjoyed perusing your site. Beautiful pictures especially those of Allison and Ben. Looking forward to the wedding photos.

  47. Sue

    November 27th, 2018 at 10:22 pm

    Wow! These photos are great – I feel like their love is shining through. Nice job.

  48. Jack Hanson

    November 27th, 2018 at 10:22 pm

    I hope you kiss and hug for a very long time as shown in the beautiful pictures

  49. Monica Hanson

    November 27th, 2018 at 10:25 pm

    What incredible shots of a beautiful couple!! Love the beautiful venue and time of year.

  50. Katherine Barry

    November 27th, 2018 at 10:35 pm

    Lovely pictures! Can’t wait to see more of your wedding journey. Congratulations!

  51. Joanne

    November 27th, 2018 at 10:38 pm

    Beautiful ❤️

  52. JoEllen LaMonica-Hayes

    November 27th, 2018 at 10:44 pm

    All the pics are great… a beautiful couple! Enjoy this special time in your life.

  53. Janis Hanson

    November 27th, 2018 at 10:47 pm

    Love the setting with the beautiful fall colors! It makes a perfect background for showing happiness and romance.

  54. Debo Weeda

    November 27th, 2018 at 11:07 pm

    Great stuff and amazing pup!! So beautiful!

  55. Karen

    November 27th, 2018 at 11:13 pm

    Great photos! Congrats!

  56. Jane Hirose

    November 27th, 2018 at 11:22 pm

    Congratulations and best wishes to you both, Allison and Ben! The natural countryside is a perfect setting to capture the loved shared in your engagement photos.

  57. Jane Hirose

    November 27th, 2018 at 11:25 pm

    The natural countryside is the perfect setting to capture your love shared in your engagement photos. Congratulations and best wishes to you, Allison and Ben!

  58. Dawn Keyes

    November 27th, 2018 at 11:36 pm

    So happy for you Allison! You look beautiful! What great photos!
    Love the location too!

  59. Suzanne Siegel

    November 27th, 2018 at 11:50 pm

    Allison, I was just writing your family their Christmas card and remembering Janis had told me you were to be married. I’m so happy for you and Ben:
    These pictures are amazing!!!! I haven’t seen you in a long time and you have grown into a very beautiful young lady! You will be such a lovely bride!!!
    I’m so happy for you both!
    It was really a treat to see these fabulous pictures. You both look soooo happy!
    What a great holiday you will have and there is so much to which you have to look forward!
    We wish you every happiness!
    You are such

  60. Betsy A. Chiartas

    November 28th, 2018 at 1:12 am

    These are just wonderful photos! So nice to see all the love & happiness that they have for each other that shines through in these photos. Wishing them a lifetime of continued companionship in their loving relationship in the now & in their future!

  61. Anonymous

    November 28th, 2018 at 2:13 am

    So special !!!

  62. Felix Mayer

    November 28th, 2018 at 2:45 am

    Looking good Debo. What a star !
    Oh sorry, Allison and Ben what great photos of you as well 🙂
    Cannot wait to see you all next year for the big day.
    Felix & Sabrina

  63. Valerie

    November 28th, 2018 at 2:58 am

    Beautiful Pictures!!!!!!

  64. Valerie

    November 28th, 2018 at 2:59 am

    Beautiful Pictures!

  65. Dee Dee

    November 28th, 2018 at 6:41 am

    Perfect photographs of a gorgeous couple!

  66. Terry

    November 28th, 2018 at 7:27 am

    Such beautiful pics! Congratulations Allison and Ben!

  67. Nancy Kershaw

    November 28th, 2018 at 7:54 am

    Beautiful pictures, so nature. You can tell they are so happy and so much in love.

  68. Connie Hutchinsin

    November 28th, 2018 at 8:00 am

    Wonderful pictures of a beautiful couple! The scenery is perfect! Best wishes to you!

  69. Susan Wilhelm

    November 28th, 2018 at 8:01 am

    Beautiful pictures! You captured their love and happiness.

  70. Kayla Hoynes

    November 28th, 2018 at 8:08 am

    These are SO CUTE!! Congrats girlie!! So happy for ya guys

  71. Maria Seibert

    November 28th, 2018 at 9:07 am


  72. Theresa

    November 28th, 2018 at 9:19 am

    Wow! The photos are fantastic!! We couldn’t be happier for the two of you …. congratulations!

  73. Dorothy Brady

    November 28th, 2018 at 1:41 pm

    I’m so happy for you both. Congratulations

  74. Jeff Hanson

    November 28th, 2018 at 2:43 pm

    Congrats you two!!

  75. Larry and Jan Snively

    November 28th, 2018 at 3:51 pm

    Congratulations and our very best wishes!

  76. Marguerite Shoop

    November 28th, 2018 at 8:58 pm

    Gorgeous photos
    You can feel the love!

  77. Terry and Glenda De Jong

    November 28th, 2018 at 9:31 pm

    Beautiful day
    Beautiful ring
    Beautiful looking couple who definitely are very happy and looking forward to a beautiful life together.
    And one happy dog.
    Congratulations and wishing you many happy years together. We have done 55 years and it continues to be great.

  78. Meg

    November 29th, 2018 at 6:35 am

    Beautiful! Love the country setting. Congratulations!!

  79. Doug Hanson

    November 30th, 2018 at 8:35 pm

    Beautiful! You guys look so happy together. Even the dog looks happy. And how fortunate to find the perfect diamond ring just lying in the grass like that! 🙂 Seriously, the rural scenery and fall leaves are so pretty and serene, and you guys look so wonderful and in love. I can’t wait to see you at the wedding!

  80. Maria Allison

    December 1st, 2018 at 8:00 am

    I especially love how relaxed and easy All the pictures look–I like all of the ones with their dog in them! These are natural and really nice! Congratulations again!

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