Engagement sessions are a wonderful way for couples to celebrate their love and excitement for their upcoming wedding. Whether it is Richmond, Virginia or anywhere it is great when that golden light hits just right. And when you combine that with the stunning beauty of a mountain sunset, you get a truly magical experience that creates memories that last a lifetime.
Recently, I had the pleasure of capturing a mountain sunset engagement session for a Jordan and Kaley in Lynchburg, Virginia, and I must say, it was truly breathtaking. The couple, Sarah and John, had chosen the perfect location for their photoshoot: a mountain peak overlooking a valley, with the sun setting in the background.
As we hiked through the field, we chatted about their love story, their wedding plans, and their dreams for the future.
As the sky turned golden and pink, I snapped away, capturing the couple’s love in every frame. The way they looked into each other’s eyes, the way they held hands, the way they laughed and danced together—it was all so beautiful and romantic.
One of my favorite moments from the session was when Kaley and Jordan shared a kiss as the sun set behind them. It was like something out of a fairy tale, and I knew that these photos would be treasured for years to come.
As we wrapped up the session, I couldn’t help but feel grateful for the opportunity to capture such a special moment in this couple’s love story. It’s moments like these that remind me why I love being a photographer.
If you’re planning an engagement session and are considering a mountain sunset shoot, I highly recommend it. The natural beauty of the mountains paired with the romance of a sunset creates a stunning backdrop for any couple in love.
Venue: Redwing Farm
Richmond Wedding Photographer: Derek Fowler Photography