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Arnold Arboretum Engagement Photos


June 20, 2018

Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Boston is a great place for engagement session photos.  There is a lot of variety, with beautiful backgrounds at every turn.  We took a walk an hour or two before sunset, through this gorgeous gem of a park.  From backlit branches and interesting flowers to an enormous tree that was simply magical, this walk was fantastic.  We used the beautiful scenery, lovely natural light, and went for a stroll in the park.  Check out some favorites from this engagement session with Hannah & Chuck in the Emerald Necklace of Boston.  I can’t wait to photograph their wedding at the Grand View later this summer!



Natural Light Engagement Photos

These photos were from the end of the evening, but are some of my favorites from the engagement session.

Engagement Session in the Arnold ArboretumRomantic Natural Light Engagement Photography in BostonClassic New England Wedding and Engagement PhotographyRelaxed Engagement Photos by a willow tree



Pretty in black and white, too.


Classic Black and White Engagement Photography in BostonArnold Arboretum Emerald Necklace Engagement Photos in Boston


As we walked through the park, we were on the lookout for beautiful colors, patterns, and textures.  The orange was really nice, and the textures above it were also great.

Colorful, Natural, Happy Engagement Photography in Boston Classic Orange Colorful Engagement Photography in Boston Boston Engagement Photos at the Arnold Arboretum | Emerald Necklace Magic Hour Sunset Photos in the Park | Arnold Arboretum | Harvard University


We don’t do “posing” for these photos, rather we just go for a walk.   We always try to relax and have fun.  It’s just better that way!  Lots of goofing around, walking hand in hand, and being happy.

Happy, Fun, Relaxed Couple | Engagement Session | BostonArnold Arboretum | Harvard University | Emerald Necklace Engagement Photographer



These flowers were so intriguing.  The patterns are really beautiful and make a great backdrop for some black and white photos too.Black and White Engagement Photograph | Arboretum

Happy Fun Photography | Engagement and Wedding


Emerald Necklace Boston Wedding and Engagement Photography Happy, Fun Couple | Engagement Photos Boston Engagement Session | Arnold Arboretum | Harvard University Classic New England Engagement Photos Relaxed Engagement Photos in the Park





Natural light,  Black and White.  Some of these photos are just made to be black and white.Dramatic Black and White Photos for Engagement Session

Black and White Photos of Couple by a Tree in the Arnold Arboretum Dancing in the Park at the Arnold Arboretum | Boston

Magical.  This tree is simply magical.  I love it and want to go back.

Dancing in the Park at Sunset under a beautiful tree | Engagement Photos Boston Happy Relaxed Fun | Dancing at Sunset in the Arnold Arboretum | Harvard University | Boston




Happy, relaxed, goofing around, having fun.  Real genuine emotion, with a beautiful clear background, and two people in love – walking through the Arnold Arboretum at sunset.  Dancing as the sun goes down.



Fun Couple Laughing in the Arnold Arboretum | Boston Engagement SessionNatural Light Photography | Sunset Engagement | Boston Wedding Photographer Happy Couple | Engagement Photography | Boston, New England


If you are planning your engagement session, or looking for some location ideas, check out this post from the Community Boating along the Charles River in Boston here.



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