Engagements

Waterfront cottage engagement photos with the most scenic fall foliage!

Couple stand on dock with reflection cottage engagement photos

Fall cottage engagement photos on a lake with dogs!

If you’ve ever hummed or hawed over whether to include your dogs in your engagement session, I hope these cottage engagement photos push you over the edge!! I mean, just look at how happy Laura and Gav are in these pictures and the fact that their dogs Cash and Beau were along for the ride makes these photos even more true to this chapter in their lives! I love that!

Plus, had it not been for Cash (the little grey pup you’ll see as you browse this post), we would have never found the first photo location that we used at their session! The story goes like this:

Gav and Laura recently bought this sweet little cottage in the middle of nowhere Val-des-Monts, Quebec ;)  The property itself is tucked away in a quiet forested corner of the Outaouais, which – as you’ll see – was simply stunning with all the fall foliage this time of year! As with all sessions on a private property, we took some time at the start of their session to tour all the potential stops for photos and decided to stick around their house and finish down by the lake on their own private dock…that was until Cash (their puppy) went missing…ok, ok, that sounds dramatic…he was only 1 cottage down…but as we walked up to scoop him up, I suddenly saw the view from the clearing that opened up in front of us; an entire vertical wall of trees on the hill across the lake, coated in reds, greens, and oranges from the changing fall colours!!…yup, I guess you could say the dog scouted out our first photo location!!! That’s a first!!!

Enjoy these cottage engagement photos with Laura, Gav and two of the sweetest pups in cottage country!!

Blue outfit cottage engagement photos in fall
Bright blue engagement ring at cottage engagement photos
Dogs at cottage engagement photos
Couple with their dogs at cottage engagement photos
Bride and groom at cottage engagement photos
Walking in Val-des-monts at cottage engagement photos
Groom kisses bride's hand at cottage engagement photos
cottage engagement photos
Dogs at cottage engagement photos
Grey puppy and black lab at cottage engagement photos
Couple pets dogs at their cottage engagement photos
Couple with fall foliage at cottage engagement photos
Couple sits with their dogs at cottage engagement photos
Woman in blue dress at cottage engagement photos
Bright blue dress at cottage engagement photos
Couple stand on dock with reflection cottage engagement photos
Blue dress and blue ring at cottage engagement photos
cottage engagement photos on dock
Photos on dock at cottage engagement photos
Val-des-montes cottage engagement photos
Dancing on the dock at cottage engagement photos
Blue oval gemstone ring with diamond halo at cottage engagement photos
Groom lifts fiance at cottage engagement photos
Couple dance on wooden dock at cottage engagement photos
Reflections of trees on lake at cottage engagement photos

Want more tips on bringing the dog to your engagement session? Check out our ‘Friday Five’ series!

If you’re interested in booking engagement photos in Ottawa or you want more info on our wedding photography Collections, please get in touch! I’d love to talk more about documenting this chapter of your love story!

WANT EVEN MORE?…You might also be interested in:

👉🏻  Major’s Hill Park engagement photos in late summer 
👉🏻  Fletcher’s Wildlife engagement photos at the Arboretum
👉🏻  Ottawa U engagement photos in downtown Ottawa

👉🏻  Gatineau Park engagement photos in the Spring

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