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Foggy National Memorial Arch Engagement Session

Sep 14, 2022

What an unforgettable session for Kathryn and Cody. From unpredictable weather to a stunning backdrop, their foggy National Memorial Arch engagement session will not be forgotten quickly.

Throughout the morning, Kathryn and I exchanged several texts trying to figure out what to do, based on the weather. It was a very dreary and wet day. Constant rain all morning, but the radar was showing that it was going to subside by the evening.

Or so we thought!

They traveled all the way from North Carolina, so it was pretty important to try to make this work if at all possible! So the decision was made, and we were going for it. I was pretty hopefully, as the forecast after 2:00 pm was showing just clouds. We can easily work with that.

Mother Nature sure had other plans!

On the drive there, all of a sudden, the rain started coming down. It was coming down pretty good! The radar, however, was still showing just clouds. Thank you, Pennsylvania, for the always surprising weather! It rained the entire way to the location and throughout the ENTIRE SESSION! Luckily, it at least let up to a mist for the session, but it was still nonstop!

Kathryn and Cody were such troopers!

Thank goodness their location was just stunning and had a ton of coverage. We were able to get so much variety just from the arch and their two outfits that the rain didn’t hinder us from getting tons of shots. The two of them were true go-getters because we ended the session out in the rain by all of the trees that surrounded the arch.

It was beautiful!

Kathryn and Cody, you guys are the best sports! That may have been my first all-rain session, but you can barely tell looking back! All you can see is you two in love and having fun! That’s all that matters! Thank you for just having fun, going for it, and letting me be a part of it! It is one I will forever remember. Hopefully, your Pond View Farm wedding is a little dryer. Either way, I can’t wait to see you two again next September!

XOXO ~ Heather Marie

couple standing under huge archway on foggy day at national memorial arch in valley forge national park
guy wearing light blue shirt and dark pants hugging girl wearing long white dress from behind in montgomery county pennsylvania
engaged couple holding hands and standing underneath national memorial arch on cloudy day in king of prussia
engaged couple holding hands and smiling at one another under detailed granite arch at national memorial arch
engaged couple standing close together smiling as woman wraps her arms around her man beside the national memorial arch in pennsylvania
woman in short white dress hugging her guy wearing white button-up shirt and blue jeans from behind with fog behind them at valley forge
engaged couple hugging tightly and almost kissing with arch behind them at valley forge national park in pennsylvania
couple hugging with guy's back towards camera as they kiss under a tree with national memorial arch behind them on rainy evening
engaged couple almost kissing by trees at valley forge national park in king of prussia pennsylvania
couple walking towards camera as woman looks at man with their arms around one another at the national memorial arch

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Based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania