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April 6, 2019

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Spring Engagement Pictures with an Adorable Furry Guest || Lena and Julian

Lena and Julian met while studying and have been together now for 10 years, and it really was so obvious during their session how well they know each other and how comfortable with each other they are! I really got a sense for the unconditional love that they share! It was beautiful to see them interact in such an effortless way that only two people who truly know and truly love each other can💕

They brought along their adorable 8-year-old beagle, Dobby to their session and it was so special to be able to capture this little family of three together! So much happiness and love! Dobby will be at the wedding this summer in the Netherlands as well, and I cannot wait to see this little bundle of joy again!😍

I can’t pass up this opportunity to share Lena and Julian’s engagement story as well! Christmas of 2017, Julian got down on one knee and asked Lena to marry him. He had taken the time to hang up hearts outside marking a path near their house and at night they walked along the path – With Dobby of course – illuminated by the hearts. At the end of the walk Julian proposed, and Lena said yes!

We started our session in Friedberg in front ofthe school where they met all those years ago. They spent hours together on those grounds and shared a lot of special moments on the bridge and under the arches of the Friedberg castle. We made sure to grab a few pictures on the bridge where they used to spend their school breaks talking together and getting to know each other!

After their session at Friedberg castle we headed to a nearby field where some early spring blooms were adorning the scenery, and it made for the perfect romantic setting!


Jeanette

XOXO,

  1. Linda

    April 17th, 2019 at 15:04

    Beautiful engagement photos. What a pretty location. And that little dog is adorable!

  2. Jeanette Merstrand

    April 17th, 2019 at 20:28

    Thank you, Linda! <3 It was the perfect romantic location in the flowers, and such a special location at the school they met at! I loved this session so much, and Dobby, their dog, just made it that much more special! 🙂

  3. Amy

    April 17th, 2019 at 15:37

    OMG these are AMAZING!!!! SO SO gorgeous!!!

  4. Jeanette Merstrand

    April 17th, 2019 at 20:27

    Thank you so so much, Amy! You are so sweet <3

  5. Jen

    April 17th, 2019 at 15:57

    Beautiful work!! I love when dogs or furry family members are in the images!

  6. Jeanette Merstrand

    April 17th, 2019 at 20:27

    Thank you so much! This was the first time I had someone bring along a furry family member and I LOVED it! Dobby was the cutest little model <3

  7. Amber

    April 17th, 2019 at 23:41

    Very pretty! Great job with these!

  8. Jeanette Merstrand

    April 25th, 2019 at 22:03

    Thank you so much, Amber! It was such a fun shoot! 🙂

  9. Emily Brumwell

    April 18th, 2019 at 05:42

    I love that they included their dog! Engagement photos with furry friends are the best!!

  10. Jeanette Merstrand

    April 25th, 2019 at 22:04

    This was a first for me, and I LOVED it so much!

  11. Mandy

    April 18th, 2019 at 10:50

    Such a beautiful session Jeanette! Those spring blossoms are absolutely GORGEOUS!! Great work

  12. Jeanette Merstrand

    April 25th, 2019 at 22:05

    Thank you, Mandy! You are so sweet! We were so lucky with the blooms and also the weather- it was absolutely perfect! 🙂

  13. Ina

    April 18th, 2019 at 20:12

    I’m in awe! Love everything about this session!

  14. Jeanette Merstrand

    April 25th, 2019 at 22:05

    You are too sweet, Ina! Thank you so much, it was such a wonderful session!

  15. Jessica L

    May 1st, 2019 at 05:44

    Oh my goodness, these are stunning! I love spring sessions! And how cute is that puppy!?!?! Great work!

  16. Jeanette Merstrand

    May 12th, 2019 at 18:16

    Thank you so much! I absolutely LOVE spring sessions as well! <3

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