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Engagement Session at Otisco Lake Park in Marietta & The Charlie Major Nature Trail in Skaneateles ♥ Abby + Brendan

It was a perfect day when we met up with Johnny to celebrate Abby and Brendan’s engagement, with a portrait session.  Johnny was very excited to get the session underway, and decided that to get things going he would start with a quick dip in the water at the beautiful Otisco Lake, in the town of Marietta. While he scampered around to check things out, we took some shots of the couple by the water, with the backdrop of autumn’s colorful foliage. The Otisco Lake Park provided us with some beautiful trees for the couple to get some fantastic portraits!  Johnny’s nearby “singing” kept Abby and Brendan in good spirits as we snapped away. After a while, we took the short drive to visit the Charlie Major Nature Trail, in the quaint town of Skaneateles.  A rustic bridge at the entrance of the trail was a great place to get some more shots of Abby and Brendan. They were naturals, and at times, I think they forgot we were even there. Poor Johnny, waiting in the truck was a little less patient. We heard him calling for his owners and decided to let him join us for a few more portraits. He rarely let them out of his sight so he was happy to be back with them. As pet owners ourselves, we understand the bond between animals and their people. And also how they can be so spontaneous! But Colleen was nothing less than surprised when Johnny jumped up on her and completely covered her entire face with his…
Brendan HindOctober 28, 2012 - 6:30 pm

LOVE these pictures! and Johnny HungerHind loves mud puddles!

Colleen M. BurnsOctober 28, 2012 - 6:32 pm

We’re glad you like them, Brendan! Let us know what Johnny “Mudpuddle” thinks about them! 🙂

Susan Wood-RautenstrauchOctober 28, 2012 - 7:29 pm

Brendan and Abby. Great Pics! I cant wait to check out those locations also with Rosie. Beautiful.

Kristen AfarianOctober 29, 2012 - 12:13 am


Abby HOctober 29, 2012 - 10:04 am

Thanks @[1353788799:2048:Kristen]!!

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