Warning: Illegal string offset 'galleries_autoplay' in /home/customer/www/lindsaydocherty.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/como/functions.php on line 268

Warning: Illegal string offset 'automatically_text_color' in /home/customer/www/lindsaydocherty.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/como/functions.php on line 278
Main Line Engagement Photographer | Villanova University | Jamie + John ⋆ Lindsay Docherty Photography
May 16, 2013

Main Line Engagement Photographer | Villanova University | Jamie + John

Engagement

It’s something pretty awesome when I ask a couple how they mat and the groom-to-be responds, “It was 8 years ago in college. I saw her across the room and I was thunderstruck.” The relationship didn’t flourish right away but they became close, spending a lot of time on the Campus Activities Team at Villanova University.

Lives went on and he moved to New York. The reconnected at a New Year’s Eve party three years ago and sparks flew. Of course he had to kiss her at midnight. They did the long distance thing for a while until he moved down here.

I met up with them on the insanely gorgeous campus at Villanova University for their engagement photography session. The day was overcast and surprisingly chilly but these two were incredible.

There is an archway on campus. Legend has it that anyone who kisses under it will be together forever.

Villanova University engagement session

I got quite the tour. There’s also “The Oreo”, a big black and white circular sculpture in the middle of the place.

Villanova University engagement session
Villanova University engagement session

Jamie grew up in Maine and goes back to visit her family often. She was there last Labor Day and wanted John to come up but he had already made plans with a friend for a concert. She drove up that night and he flew in on the red eye to get there in the morning. There is a beautiful lighthouse in town where her mother told her to go to run an errand. She arrived there to find John with a ring. It’s a pretty classy move to show up at the most beautiful spots in your hometown to pop the question and somehow arrange for the weather to be absolutely perfect. He designed her ring based on her grandmother’s ring.

Villanova University engagement session
Villanova University engagement session
Villanova University engagement session
Villanova University engagement session

These two are goofballs. Some conversations are held in animal noises. Cats are currently trending.

Villanova University engagement session
Villanova University engagement session

Please check out John’s face in this picture! He makes some hilarious faces!

Villanova University engagement session

And so studly too! I think it was around this time that we discussed their frequent 90s dance parties, sometimes when no music is playing. Jamie had NKOTB playing through her head during the session.

Villanova University engagement session
Villanova University engagement session

We had a great time and I am so looking forward to seeing them again this year for their Philadelphia wedding.

Villanova University engagement session

I’ll be loving you forever
Just as long as you want me to be
I’ll be loving you forever
All this love’s for you and me, yeah
~ New Kids on the Block, “I’ll Be Loving You Forever”

Related Posts
Featured
Engagement Photography in Philadelphia: Carrie + Matt
Like so many couples, Carrie and Matt were set up by some mutual friends. Great intuition on the part of the friends because they hit it off and flourished in a relationship that became long distance just 5 months after meeting. The way they act together, it’s like they were made for one another.Both have family in California, where they will be married this October. Matt proposed at the San Francisco restaurant where they had their first date (the adorable L’Osteria in North Beach).They chose Philadelphia for their engagement pictures. They’ve made a home here while Matt was in law school (and Carrie was still travelling all over the pla ...
READ MORE
New Jersey egagement pictures with pinwheels and hat
New Jersey Engagement Photographer | Maria + Michael [teaser]
Maria and Michael would have gotten their engagement pictures done sooner but they were busy eloping in New Zealand!!!  Here’s a sneak peek before their wedding reception tomorrow.
READ MORE
Trish + Tom: Engagement Session around the Art Museum
Allow me to introduce Trish, Tom, and Seydou…Trish and Tom met a couple of years ago through a mutual friend. It's a very good thing they hit it off because they began running into each other all the time.They live right across the street from the Philadelphia Art Museum and we spent time wandering around the area close to their house and even kind of recreating the would-be proposal. They brought along their sweet-as-pie pup, Seydou (a name Tom received while he was in the Peace Corps).We started at the azalea garden along Kelly Drive by the Art Museum for some greenery and get some shots at just the perfect time of year for those vibrant ...
READ MORE