I’m so excited to have Brooke & Matt’s gorgeous Elizabethan Gardens Engagement Session on the blog today! These two are Outer Banks locals, and one thing people quickly learn about island life is that everyone is connected! Brooke’s sister is one of my best friends and Matt’s dad was my 4th grade teacher! I’m super pumped to be photographing their wedding later this fall out in Asheville, NC – so having their engagement photos taken at the Elizabethan Gardens was the perfect nod to their OBX ties. We started out wandering the gardens before heading down the street to Matt’s parents’ neighborhood for some photos along the docks and private beach. We had the most gorgeous day for the gardens, especially because we jump at the chance to shoot somewhere other than the beach on occasion!