This romantic Washington Oaks Gardens engagement session in Palm Coast is seriously what dreams are made of. With all the rain happening in Jacksonville right now, we pushed back Nasim + Mehria’s original engagement session date and it was SO WORTH IT. It seemed like the absolute perfect time to be at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park – glowy light, everything in bloom, and it’s not quite spider season! In late summer, massive garden spiders and their webs are hanging from every tree – so glad we missed that! There was also some really cool haze happening on the beach side that gave us really diffused light – such a dream.
We first met Mehria at the Chandler Oaks Barn bridal show in St. Augustine. She was a bridesmaid in Jim + Aniqa’s (at the time) upcoming wedding and had seen their engagement photos (also at Washington Oaks Gardens). She decided to come to the show to meet us! So sweet. Then we obviously saw her again at Jim + Aniqa’s wedding! So we were really excited to meet Nasim and get them in front of the camera. Nasim admitted to being a little nervous (which is TOTALLY normal!), but within minutes both he and Mehria looked totally at ease! Way to rock your session, guys! We can’t wait for their upcoming November wedding at The Treasury on the Plaza!
Brides, if you’re looking for a romantic look for your engagement photos, take a look at how Nasim + Mehria were styled! Their light, neutral, and muted (rather than bright or saturated) color palette played a huge part in that romantic vibe. And Mehria’s skirt had beautiful movement that translated so well on camera! We loved their look.
Hair: St. Augustine Braid Bar
Makeup: Alesha Renee
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