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Dalton and Payton's Intimate Outdoor Session by Meredith Washburn

I think some of my favorite photo sessions are intimate in-home or outdoor couple sessions. I love that couples open up and allow me into their intimate space to capture moments that feel so honest and raw; warming to the soul. Nature can make for really beautiful images, but the photos that make me feel the most are the ones that make my mind wander somewhere a little deeper into a love, friendship, family, or emotion. Dalton and Payton are two of my very favorite people to photograph as they are so comfortable together. Everything about their love is contagious. I hope you enjoy their intimate session as much as I enjoyed taking them: 

Jessica // model by meredith

It's not often we get to spend time together because we both moved distances apart, but the moments together never change. Sometimes early mornings are the only time our schedules mesh up when we both are back in our hometown visiting. On days like these we usually just go and get a cinnamon roll with cream cheese frosting and hug and share moments catching up. On this particular day, we woke up really, really early in the morning to catch some killer fog...but the fog never rolled in.  We thought 'oh well, we'll just watch the sunrise'...but then the clouds were so thick that the sun never even peaked through. So we hiked, played with smoke grenades, and laughed a whole lot. Then we went and ate our traditional cinnamon roll........because come on, who can resist a cinnamon roll? Love this girl for everything she is. She truly has a heart of gold and I feel blessed to call her my friend. 

& sometimes you just get lucky enough to find a forever friend...this is mine:

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