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Max Patch NC Engagement

Max Patch NC Engagement

Max Patch NC Engagement. As quirky as it sounds, Max Patch, N.C., was the ideal place for Julia and Zac’s engagement session. A long, curvy road into the mountains brings you to Max Patch where you’re certain to experience a spellbinding sunset. Their session is so rich, so romantic, it’s like a dream that delivers tears.

Julia and Zac are a classic duo. They chose sophisticated looks for their engagement session that did not disappoint. Zac wore a crisp white button down shirt, black pants, and a skinny black tie. His bride-to-be chose a sparkling gold sequined gown with a bateau neckline.


The blue-tinted mountains in the distance and the tall grass at their feet produced an enchanting scene.

Zac kissed and twirled his bride on the hillside as they soaked up the natural beauty that surrounded them.


He kissed her neck as she turned her dramatic eyes towards the ground.


As the sun began to dip below the mountain range, Julia rested her head on Zac’s shoulder as they watched the transformation of color on the horizon


With the golden hour light behind her, the photographer captured Julia posing for a classic ring shot by placing her hand on Zac’s chest, as he stared intently at his bride.


In every remaining photo, they only had eyes for one another as they soaked up every second of their engagement session, where the love was palpable from beginning to end.


The photographer rests Julia’s incredible oval engagement ring on a colorful branch nearby to catch a glint of sunshine and the golden tones of the foliage.


One final shot shows the two holding hands, as if they were practicing for their first dance as husband and wife.


Max Patch is a beloved spot in the North Carolina mountains for hikers and tourists alike. And now, for as long as they live, it’ll remain a beloved spot for Julia and Zac, too. Their engagement session was full of everything that makes these moments so special: love, romance, and an unbelievable view captured entirely on film, forever.

Photographer: Michelle Lea Photographie// Location: Max Patch // Lab: Photovision Prints

Max Patch NC Engagement

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