Maria A. Garth Photography captured every beautiful moment during Rishama and Abdur’s engagement session at Longwood Gardens.  After having an intimate proposal with family, this groom surprised his bride with a grand proposal during their engagement session!  As newlyweds, the now happily married couple is sharing their lovely story.  The natural beauty of the gardens was the perfect backdrop for the picture-perfect moments below.

Longwood Gardens Engagement Session by Maria A. Garth Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Weddings

Longwood Gardens Engagement Session by Maria A. Garth Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Weddings

How They Met:

“We met in pharmacy school. He was the president of the Muslim Students Association at the time.”

Longwood Gardens Engagement Session by Maria A. Garth Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Weddings

What Do You Love the Most About Your Partner. . .

“The fact that he’s a genuinely nice person and always goes above and beyond for others.”

Longwood Gardens Engagement Session by Maria A. Garth Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Weddings

Longwood Gardens Engagement Session by Maria A. Garth Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Weddings

Longwood Gardens Engagement Session by Maria A. Garth Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Weddings

The Proposal:

“We had a traditional engagement with our families. Weeks later he told me that an engagement shoot was also included in our wedding photography package. We decided to take our engagement pictures at Longwood Gardens. He planned a real proposal with Maria (our lovely photographer) and I was actually surprised!”

Longwood Gardens Engagement Session by Maria A. Garth Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Weddings

Longwood Gardens Engagement Session by Maria A. Garth Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Weddings

Longwood Gardens Engagement Session by Maria A. Garth Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Weddings

Longwood Gardens Engagement Session by Maria A. Garth Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Weddings

“I wanted our engagement pictures to be natural and capture the essence of our relationship. Besides that, Longwood Gardens was a perfect location!”

Longwood Gardens Engagement Session by Maria A. Garth Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Weddings

Longwood Gardens Engagement Session by Maria A. Garth Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Weddings

Engagement Session Experience:

“Maria is so easy going and understanding. She made us feel comfortable within the first 5 minutes of our engagement shoot. She has such an artistic eye. Lastly, she knew everything about Muslim weddings which made everything so much easier for us.”


Vendors | Photographer: Maria A. Garth Photography | Location: Longwood Gardens

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