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I am thrilled to share Michelle and Tim’s Norfolk Botanical Gardens engagement session on the blog today! Recently, the three of us spent an evening at the Gardens to celebrate their upcoming wedding with beautiful pictures of their story so far. Despite the overcast skies, the gardens are a beautiful and serene setting, and were the perfect place for Michelle and Tim to celebrate their love.
Fun fact: These two are actually already married, having tied the knot at the courthouse this past December. However, they are looking forward to a formal ceremony and celebration at the gardens this coming fall. They met in 2020 and have been inseparable ever since. They are both kind, compassionate, and intelligent people and are clearly meant to be together.
Our session started in the renaissance garden with Michelle and Tim (and their playful pup Astro!) walking side-by-side over the brick pavement. They stopped to admire the flowers and take in the scenery as we visited several other locations at the gardens, including: The Sarah Lee Baker Perennial Garden and the Butterfly Garden.
After walking around a bit, these two warmed up nicely in front of the camera. They laughed and smiled, and their love for each other was evident. By the end of our session, Michelle mentioned that she was so glad we did the engagement session because she now felt relaxed and prepared for the wedding day. I couldn’t agree more!
Michelle and Tim are such a beautiful couple, and their love is truly inspiring. I wish them all the best in their future together.
Here are some of my favorite photos from the session:
I hope you enjoyed reading about Michelle and Tim’s engagement session. If you’re planning your own engagement session, I encourage you to check out the Norfolk Botanical Gardens. It’s a beautiful and serene setting that’s perfect for capturing your love.
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