Real Washington Engagement: Luisa and Mike

A photo shoot at the Arlington County Fair is full of nostalgic charm.

By: Kim Forrest

The couple takes a romantic spin. All photographs by Amber Wilkie Photography

Recently engaged Arlington couple Luisa and Mike hadn’t thought about doing an engagement shoot until they saw photographer Amber Wilkie’s call on Facebook this past August.

“She really wanted to shoot at the Arlington County Fair, but no clients were actually game for it,” says Luisa. “So in a last desperate call, she offered a free engagement session to any recently engaged couples who wanted to have their photos taken at the fair.”

Luisa and Mike responded, and they were off to the fair. They both enjoyed the shoot, especially the heart-shaped ride.

“We were laughing and twirling the whole time,” says Luisa.

They plan to get married next May in Colombia, Luisa’s home country.

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