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Barring any last minute changes… this is THE final engagement session of the year!  And we couldn’t ask for a better way to wrap up a year of incredible sessions than with a trip to Longwood Gardens in Kennet Square.  This was the second time that I’ve photographed at Longwood Gardens and I have to say that I’m still overwhelmed with appreciation and awe of the gardens.  We had a great time and to be honest it didn’t really feel like work at all:)  I also have to say  that the 1000 bloom chrysanthemum was amazing to behold (although very difficult to photograph since there was so many people around).

Thanks for a wonderful session Megan & John and we can’t wait to photograph your wedding.  Enjoy the images that we created together.Longwood Gardens Engagement PhotosLongwood Gardens Engagement PhotosLongwood Gardens Engagement PhotosLongwood Gardens Engagement PhotosLongwood Gardens Engagement PhotosLongwood Gardens Engagement Photos

  • Lori Haney - November 23, 2011 - 8:00 am

    Meg absolutely beautiful pictures!!! So happy for you

  • Ben Afleck - November 23, 2011 - 8:10 am

    Adorable!

  • Tobey McGuire - November 23, 2011 - 8:23 am

    Wonderful!

  • Justin Mondzak - November 23, 2011 - 8:24 am

    I Approve of these pictures.

  • Janine Spadafora - November 23, 2011 - 9:19 am

    Beautiful photographs!

  • Amanda Z - November 23, 2011 - 10:08 am

    Beautiful pictures for a great couple!! I absolutely adore the first chunk of pictures! Plus the black and white images!

    Great work! I can’t wait for the big day!! 🙂

  • Jessica - November 23, 2011 - 10:27 am

    Wow! I love them! You both look so great, and the picture of the ring is beautiful!

  • Shelley Mondzak - November 23, 2011 - 10:33 am

    You both look amazing! I love the one with you sitting in the tree!

  • Cherlyn - November 23, 2011 - 10:54 am

    These are soo gorgeous!!!

  • Kaelyn - November 23, 2011 - 11:12 am

    Matt & Maureen, beautiful!! (as always!)

    Megan and Jon, you look so happy, I can’t wait!!

  • Andrea Martis - November 23, 2011 - 11:17 am

    These pictures are absolutely beautiful!!!!!! The location is amazing!!!! Love them!!! : )

  • Andrea Martis - November 23, 2011 - 11:18 am

    The pictures are absolutely beautiful and the location was amazing!!!!!! Love them!!!! : )

  • Drea Scotchlas - November 23, 2011 - 11:34 am

    Jon & Megan- (correct spelling) Very cute! Can’t wait for you to be part of the family Megan! In the tree and on the rock wall are my favorites. Love you both-

  • Alicia Kalnas - November 23, 2011 - 11:43 am

    Beautiful Pictures!

  • Kim Desjadon - November 23, 2011 - 12:15 pm

    These pictures are beautiful! Meg, you look amazing. You both look so happy and in love 🙂

  • Nana & Pop-pop Mondzak - November 23, 2011 - 12:55 pm

    The pictures are beautiful.We are so happy for both of you.We are looking forward to the big day.Love and best wishes.

  • Ed McDevitt - November 23, 2011 - 1:52 pm

    Megan and John great pictures, beautiful location and great time of the year for pictures. The treehouse picture is neat.

  • Sam Buskirk - November 23, 2011 - 8:52 pm

    beautiful pictures!

  • Kathy Lynn - November 23, 2011 - 9:26 pm

    The pictures are fantastic!!! Awesome-Awesome-Awesome!!!

  • Jeannie Vail - November 23, 2011 - 9:29 pm

    Megan, Congratulations to you, the pictures are beautiful

  • Kayla - November 24, 2011 - 12:29 am

    omg i love these pics u 2 look so happy and im so glad i get to be apart of it i love you both n i love all the pictures u 2 are simply true love i wish u all the happiness in the world 🙂

  • Mary Encke - November 24, 2011 - 6:27 am

    Megan and Jon great pictures. Loved them all!!!

  • Renee - November 24, 2011 - 7:27 am

    Great pictures! Congrats again.

  • Kim Kinney - November 24, 2011 - 1:15 pm

    Absolutely beautiful…Very happy for you both

  • Sean Untamo - November 27, 2011 - 4:17 pm

    Absolutely beautiful photographs! I love the natural setting, especially the photograph with the sweeping field and old tree. Also the tree house…fun!

  • Ashlee Ferraina - November 27, 2011 - 4:25 pm

    I love the location, and the selective focus you employ in the photographs. The photograph of the ring is just simple and perfect. Congratulations Jon and Megan! I might have to travel out and see the grounds myself!

  • janet torres - November 27, 2011 - 8:34 pm

    Beautiful presentation. Just love the autumn background.

  • Alaina Kelly - November 28, 2011 - 10:50 am

    these pics are amazing!! I am so happy for the two of you!!

  • Matthew Kelly - November 28, 2011 - 2:22 pm

    Awesome pics. Great location!

  • Stephanie - December 1, 2011 - 11:04 am

    These pictures came out great! Congrats again Megan and Jon!

  • Sharon A Woolf - December 4, 2011 - 4:29 pm

    Such beautiful pictures. I love the tree house and the one of you both sitting in the tree. What a great keepsake. Can’t wait to see what they’ll do for your wedding

  • […] was fall of last year at Longwood Gardens when we first photographed Megan & Jon. Their wedding was held at Woodstone Country Club in Davisville, PA. Matt & I arrived and […]

Lilly & Regis are a fantastic couple:)  I had such a great time working with them because they’re so sincere and genuinely affectionate.  Regis didn’t even mind being buried in leaves by us;)  I love when a couple’s goofyness & playfulness comes through in the images..  Thanks so much for a great afternoon Lilly & Regis.  We’re lucky to be working with you and can’t wait for your wedding!

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This was the first of our awesome engagement sessions last weekend.  Natalie & Dan actually just booked us for their wedding a few weeks before and they wanted to have a fall engagement session, so we didn’t waste any time!  They were so awesome to work with and are truly great people to know:)  I told Maureen before we started this weekend that I wanted to go ALL OUT with the fall pictures…  So we gravitated to the most beautiful fall colors that we could find.

I also loved how excited Dan was to have his picture taken with the Rocky statue (Truly priceless)  and their affinity for the Bison statutes in front of the Art Museum.  Thanks again for a great Saturday morning Natalie & Dan, we can’t wait to see you two again!  Enjoy the images that we created with you.

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Here is the wedding of Natalie & Brian in Northeast Philadelphia.  They did an excellent job leaving plenty of time for pictures despite all of the driving around we did.  Maureen and I started out with Brian and his groomsmen then headed over to see Natalie at the Radisson Hotel in Northeast Philadelphia.  After we created some beautiful images at the hotel we took off for the ceremony in Levitown.

We didn’t have a choice but to take their wedding party images in the dark since the sun sets around 5pm these days.  It’s very difficult to photograph in little to no light but of course we pulled it off;)  Then we headed to the reception back at the Radisson Hotel.  Before the wedding party was introduced I took a very special image from the 6th floor shooting down into the lobby.  It definitely took some close communication but the final image is beautiful.

Congrats Natalie & Adam and thanks for letting us be a part of your wedding day.

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  • Colleen - December 5, 2012 - 8:19 pm

    Hi! Where did you take the photos of the groomsmen?

  • mkmcmast - December 6, 2012 - 11:07 pm

    Hello Colleen,
    Thank you for the question! We actually took those image in the groom’s father’s backyard. Thank you and take care.

Here are some of my favorites from Lauren & Nicks engagement session.  We have been so busy the past two weeks fitting in engagement sessions before all of the leaves disappear… however we have been so happy to be working with awesome people and taking advantage of the beautiful fall colors.  I really can’t get enough of the fall;)

Anyways I was able to talk Lauren & Nick into using one of my favorite locations for their session… Sayen Gardens in Hamilton, NJ.  Everywhere we turned was a picture waiting to happen;)  We also found a red couch in the middle of the gardens as well which we certainly took advantage of.  Maybe someday we’ll bring our own furniture with us;)

Thank you so much Lauren & Nick for a wonderful Sunday morning and we hope you enjoy the images we created with you.

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  • Lindsey Kleiman - November 14, 2011 - 11:47 am

    Beautiful pictures Lauren and Nick!!! Can’t wait until October 6th 2012!

  • Ali - November 14, 2011 - 11:51 am

    BEAUTIFUL Lauren and Nick!! Love the location, so pretty! 🙂 Can’t wait for wedding pics!

  • Amy - November 14, 2011 - 12:35 pm

    You guys look amazing!!!! Beautiful pictures! Congrats

  • Brooke hantman - November 14, 2011 - 1:10 pm

    Beautiful pictures with a beautiful couple!

  • Ashley - November 14, 2011 - 1:23 pm

    Love the pics!!! The scenery is absolutely beautiful along with all the different colored trees!! can’t wait until the wedding:)

  • Colby - November 14, 2011 - 3:18 pm

    Gorgeous Gorgeous lots of loving and kisses….So cute you two xoxo

  • Suzanne - November 14, 2011 - 9:01 pm

    Love the shots of you two! What a good lookin’ couple and a perfect location! Can’t wait for the wedding! xoxo

  • Daddy - November 15, 2011 - 2:41 pm

    Awsome pictures. You are a spectacular couple.

  • Stacey - November 15, 2011 - 7:24 pm

    Love the fall look!

  • nikki - November 16, 2011 - 9:37 pm

    love my sissy and almost bro <3 gorgeous pics

  • Brenda - November 20, 2011 - 8:00 pm

    Gorgeous Pictures – Love the fall colors. You guys look amazing – love you – cant wait til the wedding!!!

  • […] the second couple of our three wedding weekend: Lauren & Nick (View their engagement session HERE.)  Their wedding took place at the Palace Ballroom at The Merion  in Cinnaminson,  NJ.  Despite […]

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