JC Raulston Arboretum Engagement Session | Mike + Ashley | Raleigh Engagement Photographer

JC Raulston Arboretum
Engagement Session

Raleigh, NC


Mike + Ashley

Guys, this session is everything!! Ashley + Mike absolutely nailed their engagement session, we had so much fun!  They brought their “A” game outfit-wise and were ready to trust us from the very first pose.  Mike tried to tell us he was awkward well we determined that was false.  Jared and I helped them with some posing but this cuteness is all them.  We strolled around JC Raulston Arboretum (one of my faves!) and they giggled and kissed and had fun with it while we snapped away.  It’s so much fun when our couples just do their thing and we go with their flow.  

Mike even obliged me when I asked them to skip and counted them off, I think he secretly enjoyed it.  As always the gardens were just downright gorgeous and golden hour light makes them truly shine.  It was the perfect backdrop to a perfect session.  Check out some of the gorgeousness and Ashley’s stunning ring below!!

XO Rachael

 engaged couple in the jc raulston arboretum desert garden

 couple strolls through the desert garden at the raleigh arboretum

 engagement ring nested in the spines of a succulent plant

 couple in the the asian garden, jc raulston arboretum

 guy kisses fiance on her forehead in a bamboo garden

 couples laughs as they embrace under a bamboo tree

 couple dances during their engagement session

 engagement ring hangs from a small purple flowering vine

 couples session under the pergola at jc raulston arboretum

 raleigh engagement session, raulston arboretum

 couple skips through a garden

 couple laughs and embraces while seated in a garden

 couples stands in a willow tree at golden hour

 couple embraces under willow branches in the golden evening sun

 willow tree engagement session photos

 women smiles over the shoulder of her fiance 

 engaged couple holds hands in front of a large willow tree

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