J & J's Beloved Engagement Session - Beloved Photography - Engagement Photography - Toronto, Ontario Photographer

A couple months ago I asked my best friend if I could "borrow" her and her boyfriend to try out a Beloved Session.  In short, Beloved is a photography session that is focused more on the the actual experience rather than the shoot itself. There is no or minimal posing, and the subjects are given little assignments or "experiences" by the photographer. This type of session really intrigued me the more I researched it. In the photos I had seen, the couples looked completely in love, in the moment, raw-real-emotion. Wow.
Lucky for me, Jenne and Jason were game to try it out. And to my surprise, about an hour before the shoot, I found out they had gotten engaged! So amazing! The session had become an engagement/beloved session!

We threw in a couple posed engagement pictures to show off the ring!

Please enjoy these real and emotional images. I am in love with session and concept and really want to do more of these!



J & J - I am so excited for your life ahead, I can't wait to spend forever with you guys too! And our kids! Thank you for being so open to this session and willing to do what I said!

Below is the post Jen put on Facebook to announce the engagement, I have to share the amazing words she used to describe her session


Photo: ~bliss~joy~love~
 
So we have all made a lot of mistakes in our lives, some of us more than others. J and I have decided that it is time to put our best foot forward and turn over a new leaf…
 
This photo was taken at the cottage. In February, we invited friends and their kids up for a weekend of winter fun. BFF, BeeJ asked ahead of time, if she could use us in a photo shoot called a ‘Beloved shoot’. She gave us some homework and some ‘to dos’ ahead of the photo shoot. We did all of what she asked, and had a great time doing it. On the day of the photo shoot we were excited not only to share our homework with each other but to share the BIG news with our friends! Just prior to the start of the shoot, BJ (and Matt) were let in on a little secret...we had just gotten engaged!! The shoot now had an added element to it. It was also our engagement shoot. The entire experience was amazing. BJ was so professional and the results speak for themselves. As part of the shoot, we got to share our most important feelings with each other and have fun! Most of the time we didn’t even notice BeeJ was there. We had an awesome time! It was outstanding! BeeJ was able to fully capture on film all of the things that have led us along this path, where we are so thrilled to be able to spend the rest of our lives together. We feel truly blessed and are very excited about our future, and what it has to offer. We have found our perfect happily ever after together with our family!
 
Thank you BeeJ for your amazing talent! Thanks to Matt for his exceptional ability to care for 4 kids at once, maybe it’s a sign…
 
J, I can’t wait to marry you! ~ J xo
~bliss~joy~love~

So we have all made a lot of mistakes in our lives, some of us more than others. J and I have decided that it is time to put our best foot forward and turn over a new leaf…

This photo was taken at the cottage. In February, we invited friends and their kids up for a weekend of winter fun. BFF, BeeJ asked ahead of time, if she could use us in a photo shoot called a ‘Beloved shoot’. She gave us some homework and some ‘to dos’ ahead of the photo shoot. We did all of what she asked, and had a great time doing it. On the day of the photo shoot we were excited not only to share our homework with each other but to share the BIG news with our friends! Just prior to the start of the shoot, BJ (and Matt) were let in on a little secret...we had just gotten engaged!! The shoot now had an added element to it. It was also our engagement shoot. The entire experience was amazing. BJ was so professional and the results speak for themselves. As part of the shoot, we got to share our most important feelings with each other and have fun! Most of the time we didn’t even notice BeeJ was there. We had an awesome time! It was outstanding! BeeJ was able to fully capture on film all of the things that have led us along this path, where we are so thrilled to be able to spend the rest of our lives together. We feel truly blessed and are very excited about our future, and what it has to offer. We have found our perfect happily ever after together with our family!

Thank you BeeJ for your amazing talent! Thanks to Matt for his exceptional ability to care for 4 kids at once, maybe it’s a sign…

J, I can’t wait to marry you! ~ J xo