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The Ottawa Arboretum is always a good idea for an engagement session. I spend many an evening wandering the arboretum taking photos of couples and it never gets old. The light is always different and there are tons of trails to walk and nooks to take photos in.

Kyle & Amanda travelled to Ottawa with their sweet pup Ratchet, and we had a blast. These two had the most energy and were so playful. We wandered and took photos until the light was literally gone. It was amazing.

These two first contacted me about their fall wedding at Bark Lake and I am not even kidding – I squealed when I opened their email. I photographed a wedding at Bark Lake in 2018 and have wanted to go back ever since (see Jon & Ashley’s wedding here). It is an absolutely beautiful property and any couple who plans a weekend wedding celebration at a summer camp is my kind of couple!!

Sure enough, when we met up for their engagement session at the Ottawa arboretum, it was obvious that we were going to get along just fine! So much energy and enthusiasm. They’ve got an amazing connection and it was so easy to photograph them.

Cannot wait for their epic wedding weekend at Bark Lake later this year!!!

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