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Jill & Paul | Fairfax Engagement

Client meetings always make me nervous, I’m not a great salesperson and I tend to talk to much and too fast.  Meeting Jill and Paul though was a breeze!  They love the outdoors and like to do a lot of the same things David and I do.  Oh and they have a boat!  As soon as I heard that I was already plotting an engagement session on their boat.  Luckily they loved the idea too!  They suggested Pohick Bay Park for their engagement session and it was so beautiful there.  The weather was great, not too hot and the light was amazing!  The light bouncing off the water made it easy to shoot almost anywhere and I love the sun kissed glow it gave when we were on the boat!  Jill and Paul love to fish so they busted out the fishing gear for some fun quirky shots to really show how they spend their time together.  We chatted about surf fishing at the beach and my aversion to baiting the hook! (I always make my Dad do it)

Jill and Paul are gorgeous and so comfortable with each other, I swear you can’t take a bad photo of these two which makes my job a breeze!  The hardest part of this session was narrowing down the photos to really show the best.  I think I went a little overboard though :).  I foresee some new sample gallery wraps featuring these guys going up in my office!

I know their wedding next spring at Osprey’s Landing will be beautiful and I can’t wait!!  I had so much fun at their session and I hope they love the photos as much as I do!!

OMG!!  How gorgeous is Jill?!?!?  I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this shot of her!  She looks like a model!

To see more of  Jill & Paul’s Fairfax, Virginia engagement session, CLICK HERE for a slideshow!

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  • KorieAugust 22, 2011 - 10:04 am

    Luuuurve these! Especially the last few with the fishing poles :)

  • CarlaAugust 22, 2011 - 3:25 pm

    I absolutely LOVE all of these! There is not one bad shot! The lighting and scenery are fabulous! You are an incredible photographer and they make an adorable couple!

  • Katie DugganAugust 22, 2011 - 6:43 pm

    These pictures are absolutly beautiful! Jill and Paul look amazing in all of them!!

  • grandma 8/22/11August 22, 2011 - 8:17 pm

    wow — two beautiful people — the photography was great !!
    I loved the last one of you guys looking out at the water !!!

  • grandfatherAugust 22, 2011 - 8:31 pm

    looks like loooooooove !!!!!!!!!!

  • Cindy BlalockAugust 22, 2011 - 8:59 pm

    I very much enjoyed the slideshow. The pictures were phenomenal! You definitely captured a beautiful couple in their element and their love of nature really shows.

  • JeremyAugust 22, 2011 - 9:45 pm

    Hey Jill and Paul. Pics came out great. Great to see you last weekend

  • Mary Kay EatonAugust 22, 2011 - 10:14 pm

    amazing pictures. I love all of them. You two look so cute and so much in love!

  • BethAugust 23, 2011 - 6:14 pm

    Love the pics!

  • Sarah EatonAugust 23, 2011 - 7:55 pm

    wow these are gorgeous!! i love the ones on the boat! and in the water where the background is all blurry. haha so cute!

  • KatAugust 25, 2011 - 12:45 pm

    These are fantastic!! Can’t pick a favorite; they all are awesome!!

  • LauraAugust 31, 2011 - 12:54 pm

    Oh my gosh these pictures are amazing! I can’t wait to meet Melissa at the wedding- her work is awesome!


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