Beach Engagement Photos in Virginia: Tyler + Evan

When Evan asked if we could take some beach engagement photos at her river house on the Potomac River, I was all for it! This little slice of heaven in Heathsville, Virginia was absolutely breathtaking! Just wait until you see the photos below!

How they met

“We met on my first weekend of college. He was just beginning his Junior year and I was just beginning my Freshman year. Tyler had a party at the golf house, as he was on the golf team. As he opened the door and kindly invited us in, I was immediately star-struck! Being the kind-hearted, southern gentlemen Tyler is, he introduced himself to me and we began having a conversation that seemed like it could have lasted forever. And…the rest was history!”

The Proposal

“Tyler proposed on a mountain off of the Blue Ridge Parkway one COLD Saturday morning. Did I mention cold?! Tyler was adamant about going hiking early in the morning with our Golden Retriever, Ellie. When we arrived, the entire mountain was frozen over, but despite my doubts, Tyler was still adamant about pushing on. Trekking up the mountain was interesting to say the least. We fell, slipped, and caught each other multiple times. We passed multiple people coming down the mountain warning us to turn around, but (again) Tyler was adamant about pushing on. Eventually, we got to a spot where it was impossible to go any further.

I asked to take a picture and began heading down the mountain. Tyler grasped my arm and told me to hold on because there was something he had to do. Puzzled, Tyler began to grow weepy and said the sweetest words that made me cry and he then got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. I couldn’t tell you what he said because I was in complete shock. While on the mountain, he mentioned that only my stepfather and father knew that he was asking for my hand, and on Sunday we were going home (to Richmond, VA) to surprise the rest of my family.

We practically slid down the mountain, put a lock on Lover’s Bridge in Lynchburg, VA, and went to dinner for what I thought was a dinner for two to celebrate. To my surprise, our family and friends were at the restaurant to make for the most perfect and love-filled ending to a perfectly perfect day.”

I absolutely love their story and how intentional they were about their beach engagement photos. I cannot wait for their wedding at Big Spring Farm next year!

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How gorgeous is this beach engagement session? I can’t even!!!

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Tyler and Evan, I had so much fun taking your beach engagement photos and I cannot wait for your wedding day!




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