November 6, 2018

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Engagement Photos: Karen & Justin


Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Engagement Photos

When we started planning their engagement session, Karen and Justin said they wanted to find someplace magical. Well, it’s safe to say we found it at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens! Not only did they get the perfect light, but it had the perfect mix of greenery and the beginnings of fall. And since they both got all dressed up for the shoot, every single spot we went felt like a fairytale!

Their Proposal

After they had been together for two years, Karen and Justin went to the same place they had their first date. When they were done with dinner, they walked around the waterfront in Georgetown. Earlier that day, Karen received a card from Justin. She received a second card at dinner, and he saved the last one for their waterfront walk. At the bottom, he wrote “Will You Marry Me,” and when she looked down, he was there with the ring! (Which is absolutely GORGEOUS by the way!!)

I loved getting to know these two better at their session, and I can’t wait for their wedding in May. It’s going to be such a fun celebration!

Congratulations, Karen and Justin! Enjoy some of my favorites moments.


View more Virginia engagement session photos:

Old Town Alexandria Engagement Photos: Haley & Carter

Williamsburg Virginia Engagement Photos: Kathleen & Chris


  1. Nisha

    November 6th, 2018 at 8:38 pm

    You guys are so cute! Love the pics! Congrats!

  2. Christine

    November 6th, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    So cute!

  3. Izaba & Leo Paras

    November 6th, 2018 at 8:47 pm

    Karen you look absolutely beautiful!! And Rum cleans up nice too. Can’t wait for the big day!

  4. Christine House

    November 6th, 2018 at 8:53 pm

    SO CUTE!

  5. Alyssa

    November 6th, 2018 at 8:58 pm

    Cute! Congrats!

  6. JaneEllen Saums

    November 6th, 2018 at 9:19 pm


  7. Elaine Perry

    November 6th, 2018 at 9:32 pm

    Absolutely enchanting photos!!!! You truly captured the essence of their relationship and personalities ❤️

  8. Lisa

    November 6th, 2018 at 9:46 pm

    Just beautiful. Congratulations!

  9. Ashleigh L.

    November 6th, 2018 at 11:11 pm


  10. Lucia F

    November 6th, 2018 at 11:44 pm

    Beautiful pictures!

  11. Julie

    November 6th, 2018 at 11:52 pm

    ABSOLUTELY STUNNING!!! So happy for these two…beautiful photos of a beautiful couple.

  12. Mariana

    November 7th, 2018 at 5:51 am

    I love these pics!! So happy for you guys!!
    Big hug from Italy 🇮🇹

  13. Jennifer

    November 7th, 2018 at 7:01 am

    Beautiful!!! Congratulations!🤗🎉

  14. Karen Hoffman

    November 7th, 2018 at 7:17 am

    Beautiful pictures…I especially love the black & white.

  15. Karen Hoffman

    November 7th, 2018 at 7:19 am


  16. Pearl

    November 7th, 2018 at 8:39 am

    Wow it really does feel magical!!! Congratulations to the happy couple!

  17. Corinne

    November 7th, 2018 at 9:04 am

    Stunning pictures. Stunning couple. Congratulations!

  18. Karen Stapleton

    November 7th, 2018 at 11:11 am

    Congratulations Justin and Karen! We love you two! These photos are great!

  19. Suzan T Ok

    November 7th, 2018 at 11:55 am

    Congratulations! <3

  20. Hanna

    November 7th, 2018 at 12:39 pm

    Your photos are so gorgeous!!!

  21. Nellie B

    November 7th, 2018 at 2:43 pm

    Beautiful! Love all the smiles 🙂

  22. Kevin Rum

    November 7th, 2018 at 3:36 pm


  23. Misa

    November 7th, 2018 at 7:42 pm


  24. Tracy

    November 8th, 2018 at 4:43 pm

    Beautiful!! Congrats primos ❤️

  25. Tibi

    November 12th, 2018 at 12:55 am

    Hermosísimas! Son un sueño!
    Un gran abrazo a ambos, y bendiciones para que tengan un hermoso camino de vida juntos!!

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