January 8, 2019

Elegant Old Town Alexandria Engagement Photos: Sarah & Andrew


 Old Town Alexandria Winter Engagement Photos

First of all, I can’t fully express how excited I am to share today’s blog post!! Sarah and Andrew are an amazing couple, and I’m beyond thrilled with how their engagement photos turned out. You see, when we went to plan the session, the world didn’t fully cooperate with us. We had originally planned on going to Great Falls Park, but Mother Nature (and the government) had other plans. The shutdown affected our access to the park, and the rain ended up causing all the hiking trails to completely turn to mud.

So what did we do? After a last-minute pivot, everything turned out beautifully.

Instead of going on a hike, we embraced the natural charm and beauty of Old Town Alexandria’s waterfront. Despite a rainy forecast, we ended up with my dream weather: slightly overcast for the first part of the session, and a gorgeous golden hour for the final touch. And even though this was a winter shoot, which can be so unpredictable, it wasn’t even that cold out. Add in the fact that Sarah and Andrew look stunning together with their stylish outfit choices, and you have magic!

Since Andrew is part of B’s side of the family, I brought him along for the day so we could all hang out together! (Thanks, B – you’re the BEST assistant!) Needless to say, it was the perfect way to kick off 2019.

Congratulations, Sarah and Andrew!! Thank you so much for visiting for the weekend. I’m sure we will see you soon, and I’m already counting down the days until your North Carolina wedding next December. It’s going to be an amazing day! Enjoy a few of my favorites below in the meantime.

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  1. Kristie says:

    Woo these are gorgeous! Can’t wait to see the rest of these photos.

  2. Jackie Finegan says:

    These pictures are too beautiful for words! But how could they not be? 2 beautiful people and a lovely backdrop. It is a challenge to see them with the tears in my eyes. I can’t wait to see how the wedding pictures turn out!! Well done, Emily.

  3. Dani Irving says:

    Such an adorable couple! These pictures are amazing!! ❤️❤️

  4. Jessica Fisher says:

    Sarah and Andrew – you guys are perfection. These photos are stunning!!

  5. Michael Hilton says:

    These stunning pictures are absolutely beautiful!! I am so extremely happy for each of you!! These memories will be with you for a lifetime!! Love you guys!!

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  7. Kim Rhodes says:

    Thank you for the beautiful pictures!,

  8. Alex Marshall says:

    My favorite couple!! So beautiful! I couldn’t love these photos more!

  9. Amor says:

    These are stunning! Congrats!!

  10. Toni Moxley says:

    Beautiful photos of two truly beautiful people. Love you both so much.

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