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Summer Marsh Creek State Park Engagement Session

Jun 1, 2022

One of my favorite parts about my job is really getting to know my couples and seniors. I know I have mentioned that before in my blogs. It’s because it truly is one of the biggest joys about what I do.

I definitely don’t want to just be your photographer!

One huge reason for that is because, by the time I get to your session, I already feel like we have known each other for years. There is no awkward silence. No moments of…what do we talk about? Just instant conversation and getting to know each other even more.

That was definitely the case for this summer Marsh Creek State Park engagement session!

Once a couple books with me, I send over a relationship questionnaire for them to fill out together. I always encourage a bowl of ice cream while they fill it out! It has questions such as how you met, how did he propose, what you do for a living, favorite sweets and drink, and so much more! It not only allows my couple to have a little fun reminiscing on those mementoes and dreaming up new ones together, but I get to know even more about the two of them and their relationship.

It’s a win-win in my book!

For Jackie and Doug, their relationship questionnaire had me cracking up laughing! The two of them met over a dating app but the pickup line that Doug used to ask her out in person was a perfect peek into who he is as a person. He said, “Do you dig bald guys and dad bods?” What a jokester! It had Jackie cracking up laughing, and obviously, the rest is history!

I instantly felt like I knew him from just that one answer!

When we finally met for their summer Marsh Creek State Park engagement session, Doug lived up to that image of who he was perfectly. Cracking jokes. Making the whole session light and goofy. It was spot-on! And you could tell, he made Jackie so happy the whole time!

I just love how the questionnaire comes to life, in a sense!

Next up is their Rivercrest Golf Club wedding next year, and I can’t wait to learn even more about them once they have their family and friends around. It just keeps getting better and better! If their engagement session was as fun as it was with just the two of them, I know it is going to be an absolute party for their wedding day! Bring it on!

XOXO ~ Heather Marie

engaged couple holding hands with their leashed dog walking head of them on paved path at marsh creek state park
girl resting her right cheek on guy's left shoulder as he looks left by tall grasses at state park in chester county
guy hugging girl from behind with tree beside them at marsh creek state park in downingtown pennsylvania
engaged couple kissing and holding hands under tree at marsh creek state park
couple standing on dock by two boats as guy twirls girl under his left arm on sunny evening at marsh creek state park
engaged couple holding hands and walking along boat dock with their dog leading the way at marsh creek state park
engaged couple sitting on the end of dock by water as guy kisses girl's left cheek on sunny evening at state park in chester county pennsylvania
girl wrapping her arms around guy's left arm as she smiles at camera and guy looks into distance with back toward camera in chester county
engaged couple smiling at each other as woman hold's onto man's left arm by water at marsh creek state park in chester county

Other recent HMP sessions:

Puppy Loving Engagement Session

Masonic Village Senior Session

Engagement Session

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Photographer, go-getter, and ice cream lover
Based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania