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Locust Grove Estate Engagement Session

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Welcome to my journal where I’ll share stunning weddings of even more beautiful couples, endless travel adventures and sweet anecdotes about living with the love of my life. Pour yourself a glass of Prosecco and stay awhile. 

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Alisa and Eric hold a truly special place in my heart. Not only are they the world’s sweetest and genuine couple, but they have trusted me to capture their love throughout their engagement and on their wedding day.  These two met back in college and are vowing to each other in just a few short months in the gorgeous Hudson Valley to finally say, I Do.

Alisa and Eric decided to hold their engagement session at Locust Grove Estate, in Poughkeepsie – right where they’ll be getting married! We called it somewhat of a test run and walked the property, dreaming about where the ceremony would be located, the cocktail hour and of course, the reception. I could see it all coming together and found myself becoming more and more excited about these two tying the knot in April. Locust Grove is such an iconic and scenic location in the Hudson Valley and I can’t wait until the gardens are in bloom this spring!

Our session was all sorts of adorable, wrapped up in sweet kisses and tons of fun. Between Alisa’s beautifully sarcastic sense of humor and Eric’s contagious laugh – these two were naturals!! I was swooning over these images while editing and I can’t wait to share some favorites with you guys!



  1. Alisa Frankfurter says:

    Honestly Francesca continues to amaze me with her expert handle on her craft and attention to detail. As someone who considers themselves unphotogenic and a camera shy- She made me feel so at ease and confident during our session! We had such a blast and Im so thrilled she is going to be the one capturing our special day!

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