I am so excited to share these state Arboretum of Virginia engagement photos! The State Arboretum of Virginia located in Boyce, Virginia is one of the best locations for engagement photos if you are looking for all things gardens, open fields, and full trees. You can get a lot of variety just by walking around, from the building to the gravel roads to the greenhouse area. It is perfect for a spring or summer engagement session and I am so glad Brittany and Dom chose it for their session!
What makes this engagement session extra special is the story of Brittany and Dominic. Brittany and Dom actually met at their first jobs at the Fairfax Ice Arena. Dominic was a skate guard and Brittany worked in the box office selling tickets. Fast forward to today and they are engagement and planning their wedding for this fall! Dominic actually proposed at Enchanted in DC. They were skating on a rink at Nats Park. It was during Christmas time so it was beautifully decorated and very special. When I asked them what they perfect date night looked like, they told me it would be visiting a new area, trying a new restaurant or just sitting at home, renting a movie and enjoying each other’s company. They are getting married in Luray this fall, so a summer engagement session worked out perfectly so they have variety in their galleries and also a little bit of practice in before the wedding. Brittany wore the most beautiful red dress and Dominic wore a navy shirt and khaki pants which paired beautifully with the back drops of the Arboretum. We also lucked out with the most amazing light and weather. I can’t wait for their wedding this fall!