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Ryan and Aileen’s E session

Take a warm summer rain, add a gorgeous engaged couple and Shelburne Farms and what you get is an awesome and romantic portrait session. Add The Cranberries remake of “Close To You” (originally by the Carpenters!) and NOW you have a perfect slideshow to start the buzz for Ryan and Aileen‘s upcoming October wedding in York, Maine.

Ryan and Aileen are living in Boston, getting married in Maine, planning a move to New York and have Ryan’s family in Vermont, so they are doing quite a bit of road tripping these days. We planned their engagement session for Memorial Day weekend when the rain kept coming and coming. And even after a 3-hr non-stop downpour as they drove from New York, the couple was more than ready for a sweet and soggy E session.

Romance was definitely in the air (and raindrops), the color was rich and saturated and we all had a blast romping around the flooded grounds and making pictures. I do hope it’s a bit drier for us all in Maine next fall, but after meeting Ryan and Aileen last week, I have no doubt that- rain or shine- their wedding day will be full of love and fun and gorgeous photographs. Stay tuned!

OOH, I love this slideshow!

If you’d like to see all the photos from Ryan and Aileen’s engagement session, please click HERE (you will need the password, though, from the bridal couple!)