Richmond Engagement Libbie & Grove and Brown’s Island Bridge

Hey Friends!

How’s it going?

So, today we are going to share some engagement pictures from Annie & Zack’s engagement session here in Richmond, VA. 

We decided to change one of our session locations, because they had originally picked Monument Avenue, which they loved because of the cobblestone road and the rows of trees, and right now that’s..

Tumultuous?

Wooo! Word of the day… Nice Laura.

Libbie and Grove – Richmond engagement session location

So we moved it to Libbie and Grove, which has some great rows of shops, some great looking walls… 

It’s a cute area. And we’d never shot there before, which was kind of fun to go shoot somewhere we hadn’t before. 

Then, literally five seconds before we saw them walking up to us,… Richmond doesn’t have the flattest of walkways….

You would’ve done this anyways, Michael.  

I kicked my flip flop, and broke it! So I went the entire session without any shoes on. And, our couple was fine with it, which definitely means that they are out type of couple. 

First of all, that’s true. Second of all, it was literally as they were walking up to us… Michael goes, “I broke my flipflop.” So, it was just the worst timing ever, and a very Michael move.

It’s alright. You just gotta role with the punches.

Thankfully, Michael grew up in Africa, and going shoeless is part of the norm. 

yea, thats right. My feet are well calloused.

Your feet were made for this day.

This was the moment my feet shone.

Libbie and Grove shops and streets

Anyways, it just goes to show you Annie & Zack were such a laid back and fun couple, because that was how they met us. We hadn’t met them before, they walked up to us, and we go, Michael’s going to do the shoot barefoot. And they were like, okay sounds great!

So we walked around Libbie and Grove. It was beautiful, but hot. Libbie and Grove was also an area they liked to go to often, since they live close by. I shot standing in the road quite a bit, blocking cars and traffic. In fact, people were really sweet about me being in the middle of the road. 

There was that one guy that stopped way before the light, because there was no line since the road was recently paved, and just held everyone else up while Laura just stood in the middle. They weren’t honking or anything. 

It was a red light, and he stopped way before so nobody got in the way. It was really sweet. 

Richmond Engagement at T. Pott Bridge

Then, Annie & Zack also wanted to shoot at the T. Pottersfield bridge (like down near Tredegar or Brown’s Island/Belle Isle area).

The cool bridge.

So we went down there, and we parked on the big hill leading down to the James River.  We looked behind us and the light was so gorgeous.  Michael posted a sneak on Instagram and I think 5 photographers messaged me immediately and was like “oh my gosh, the light!”.

They really wanted to shoot on the bridge, but we said, “hey can we go to this random field instead.”

It was really pretty.  And then we finally go to the bridge.  And it was like empty.  I’ve never seen so few people on the bridge.  Usually we have to wait, and we had to do some waiting, but it was pretty open.

And Michael was also able to take the drone up which we’ve never done there.

Normally on the bridge you can only shoot in one direction, but the light was great that day.

I hope you enjoy a few of our favorites from Annie and Zack’s engagement session. 

Congrats you guys!

 

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