Lighthouse Point Yale Engagement

I love August, when the Yale academic year starts to get going, and college kids start filling streets that were once still. The ebb and flow of the academic year in New Haven is something I like. I get the city to myself for breaks and summer…but then I miss the energy that the kids bring. Many of my couples are Yale Alumni, often coming back to New Haven to do their engagement session where they once were students. Maybe they met here and fell in love. Maybe they never got the chance. But New Haven pulls them back. Catharine and Paul silently held onto each other for the whole session. Yes, it was a Yale engagement session but New Haven also has a beach that many of the students love to come to. Paul would crack a smile when their dog would snuggle up, asking for pets. Cool fall air means close contact to keep warm. So we spent most of the shoot listening to the waves, keeping off the chill, and I just stood back to give them the chance to reconnect. Reconnect with this place they loved so much, now together as a family, puppy and all.
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