I’ve seen many pictures from historic Yates Mill Pond Park in Raleigh, but I hadn’t yet visited or taken pictures there. So, I was really excited when Lauren and Patrick suggested having their engagement session there. I met them at the Wedding Show in Raleigh in January, and I was excited to get to know them better.
We chose a twilight start time, and we certainly hit the park at a beautiful time of day. The sun was setting behind Yates Mill and provided some beautiful light, and the post-sunset colors reflecting off the lake were beautiful. It’s neat that water-powered Yates Mill, which served as a gristmill for Wake County for 200 years, is still in working order. There are so many trails and areas we didn’t get to explore because it starred to get dark on us; I can’t wait to go back to Yates Mill Park again.
Lauren and Patrick, I had fun getting to know you during the shoot. I can’t wait for the wedding in October.
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