Ridley Creek State Park Mansion | Mary & Karen

September 16, 2015

On Monday, I had another amazing opportunity to get together with Karen Nassimbeni and my friend Mary for a photoshoot at Ridley Creek State Park/Mansion. These two girls are beyond amazing and stunning! Karen is so adorable and bubbly and always joy-filled and Mary is sweet, kind and beautiful! I loved being able to spend time with both of them during such a gorgeous evening.

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There were no words for the beauty of Ridley Creek State Park! I have never been there before and have only seen pictures online…which by the way didn’t do this place justice. The grounds were beyond stunning! It reminded me of something from a magical story or fairytale.

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The gorgeous sunlight peaking through also added to the magical feeling that evening.

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There were moments when I felt like I was in the book “The Secret Garden”. The place had so much charm too it. I could only imagine what it would be like to have a wedding there in the gardens and inside the mansion.

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This picture of Mary playing in the fountain is literally the definition of innocence and child-like joy! That’s what I love most about Mary, she’s always beaming with joy and innocence. 🙂

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Karen snagged a few behind the scene pictures of Mary & I. I RARELY get in front of the camera, so it was nice to be in a picture for once…even if I was just giving advice and posing tips for Mary haha

behind the scenes

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My breath was literally taken away with every area we went too! There were so many good spots for pictures.

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Obviously we had to take a picture of all three of us, and since we didn’t have a selfie stick and no one else was around to to take our picture, we used the self timer on Karen’s camera! Yay for self timers 🙂

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We found one bush of really pretty flowers there, and Mary got up close and personal with them haha

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After taking pictures in the courtyard, we made our way over to the back of the mansion. Seriously I felt like I was taken back to the Jane Austen period…I think I was born in the wrong time period.

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I love being able to go on adventures and discovering new places with people, and I most especially love it when its people I love being surrounded by!

Until our next photoshoot adventure..

kate ❤︎

2 comments

  1. Comment by Karen

    Karen Reply September 17, 2015 at 9:44 am

    Yesssss I love it, those last few of Mary by the door are my favorite! I didn’t see that angle at all, love seeing your point of view from the session 🙂

  2. Comment by Clara

    Clara Reply September 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    What a gorgeous place! Love her outfit and posing too =] Nice little reminder for me to get out and explore places around me!

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