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Swoon over this wildflower picnic engagement session in the Parklands of Floyd’s Fork

August 3, 2021

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Couple shares a kiss in a field of tall grass

The Parklands of Floyd’s Fork: A perfect place for a picnic

A summer picnic engagement session is the BEST idea when the wildflowers are blooming! If you’ve lived in Louisville for a while, you know the Parklands of Floyd’s Fork (also known as Beckley Creek) is one of the most beautiful parks in the area. It is one of the top requested spots for photoshoots and engagement sessions!

In the summertime, there are beautiful wildflowers everywhere. Claire and Marc chose this spot for their engagement session, and I’m so glad they did! They brought along their two dogs, Huck and Finn, who were so sweet. Claire’s mom and sister helped with the dogs and packed a picnic basket for them to enjoy in their photos.

Enjoy these sweet photos from a few different locations within the Parklands!

Beckley Creek Engagement Photos

The sun was still very high (June in Kentucky can be miserable, even at 8 p.m.!), so we started near the creek for a few photos with Claire, Marc, and the dogs.

Three images of a couple posing with their dogs for photos
Couple walks hand in hand

Picnic Engagement Photos

I highly recommend doing what they did – plan a fun activity for your engagement session. It makes your session more like a date night! These two were so easygoing and I so enjoyed spending time with them. Having someone there to carry things and assist with the dogs is extremely helpful! Plus, I think people really enjoy seeing the couple have their photos taken. Claire and Marc enjoyed a red wine with some brie and strawberries, what a perfect combination!

Couple sits in a grassy field and man kisses fiancé on cheek

Couple sits with their two dogs in a grassy field and smile for photos

Sunset stroll with Huck and Finn, their sweet dogs!

After their picnic, we went over to one of my favorite spots where they could walk with Huck and Finn. The winding paths of the Parklands with lush, tall grass are perfect for a romantic stroll with the dogs. The sky was just stunning and we had perfect timing for a few sunset photos with them!

Man dips his fiancee for a kiss in a beautiful field of wildflowers
Couple dips for a kiss as their dogs sit adorably in front of them

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Johanna Hribal is an adventurous wedding and senior portrait photographer serving fun-loving people in Louisville, Kentucky, Southern Indiana or wherever the party’s at! Find out more about engagements, weddings or elopement photography here or senior portraits here. Fill out a contact form to get in touch about your upcoming event!

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