Friday Five • Save the Dates!

It seems like no time has gone by since I shot Lisa & Al’s engagement session. I was so excited to receive their Save the Dates in the mail last week! Check these out.

They also used some of the images from our shoot on their wedding website. Having engagement photos really comes in handy when designing different aspects of your wedding. They could even be used in thank you cards after your big day is behind you.

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Lisa & Al • Philadelphia Suburbs Engagement Photographer

I have known Lisa forever. I mean, forever forever. We are more like sisters in some ways, particularly because we have that special closeness sisters share but don’t see each other quite as often as we would like. When she told me she and her awesome boyfriend Al had gotten engaged, I nearly hit the floor. I was thrilled to do engagement photos for her. We picked Valley Forge Park as the location–special to Lisa in many ways. She grew up close by and absolutely loves to run the trails for a great workout.

I am not the biggest fan of super processed photos. I know there is value in Lightroom or Photoshop tweaks, of course, but sometimes it can be overdone. However, there was something about these shots–the leather jackets, the gorgeous blonde hair–that was just crying out for a little vintage, edgy feel:

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