Houston + Catharine Great Falls, Virginia

Today I have the honor and privilege of sharing with you one of the sweetest couple’s engagement session.  Houston, Catharine, and I met at Great Falls park in Virginia on Monday and had a blast walking around to all the different parts of the park.  With a backdrop like this and a gorgeous couple like them, it was a recipe for perfection and I absolutely loved getting to photograph them and their sweet pup, too!

After both growing up in Washington state, Houston and Catharine met at Virginia Tech.  After the years they’ve spent together through college and afterwards, their love is cozy and comfortable, and I just love the way that she looks at him!  Needless to say, I absolutely cannot wait for their wedding next year and I am excited to share some of my favorites from our time together.

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October 15, 2015

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  1. Nichole says:

    Oh Lauren! This session screams fall! I love how you captured their smiles and those pops of color!

  2. Natalie says:

    Such a beautiful engagement session! I love that sweet pup too!

  3. Brea says:

    WOW!!! My jaw seriously dropped at those last images with that spectacular view. Amazing!! That ring shot is stellar and every single image of them is frame worthy. Gorgeous!

  4. Lauren C says:

    She definitely does look at him with so much love. It’s beautiful. I love all the little spots in the woods you found.

  5. Jennifer says:

    I cannot get over her ring! So beautiful!

  6. These are amazing! I love every single photo! P.S. I am not sure where the last 2 photos were taken, but I love the location!

  7. Roxie Ostlund says:

    These photos are beautiful, just like this couple.
    So excited for the two of you and for our family.

  8. Jon Skavdahl says:

    Hi Lauren – You did a great job and it was a pleasure meeting you during Cat and Houston’s engagement session. You did such an artistic job using the park as a scene setter and capturing the love between these two. Looking forward to seeing you again in July 2016.

    Jon Skavdahl – father of the bride :-)

  9. Sue Marcey says:

    Congratulations Cat!

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