Family Portraits at Blue Jay Orchards, Bethel, CT

This year Courtney Lewis Photography held its annual orchard portrait sessions at Blue Jay Orchard’s in Bethel, Connecticut. Blue Jay’s is such a great orchard and one I have visited as a child. Being there brought back many childhood memories. There are rows upon rows of trees to pick from, huge barrels that allow you to grab and go, and also plenty of tractors ready to give you a tour of the orchard.

Featured in today’s post is Raquel and Mia, who came ready in their best fall outfits. During their session we enjoyed moments of apple picking, walking through the orchards and even sampling a few of the apples!

Visiting the orchard for our annual portrait sessions is one of my favorite things to do throughout the year and look forward to it! Check out a few of last year’s posts that took place at Beardsley’ Cider Mill and Orchard in Shelton, Connecticut 

Venue: Blue Jay Orchards Bethel, Connecticut

Courtney Lewis Photography at Blue Jay Orchards, Bethel, CT

 

Sandin Family Session at Beardsley’s Orchard and Cider Mill, Shelton, CT

Fall arrived so quickly this year. It seems as though it gets shorter and shorter every year which is disappointing as Fall is one of my favorite seasons. When planning ideas of Fall mini sessions I decided to host them at a local orchard. What’s better than hot apple cider, warm cider donuts, and views of endless rows of sweet bright red apples? I hosted three families at Beardsley’s Orchards and Cider Mill in Shelton, CT.

We had tons of fun shooting the kids running around, sampling some of the apples, and overall enjoying the orchard. We managed to squeeze in a few posed shots! Here are a few images from the Sandin Family! Click here to view the full gallery.

Venue: Beardsley Orchard and Cider Mill, Shelton, Connecticut

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Tim’s Family Session at Beardsley’s Orchard and Cider Mill, Shelton, CT

Fall is finally begining to settle in here in New England. My goal for next year is to offer my clients more styled shoots and I thought starting this Fall would be a great oppourtunity to try this new concept out. I offered Fall inspired mini sessions held at Beardsley Orchard and Cider Mill this first go around. It was great to see everyone come dressed in some of their Fall bests! Children had the chance to pick their own apples and fill baskets we could use during the shoot. Beardsley is a beautiful apple orchard located in Shelton, CT. They offer several apple varieties, ciders, and of course cider donuts all sold on site in their farm store. If your local or in the area I highly recommend stoping in a visiting them!

Over the next few weeks I will be sharing galleries that took place at Beardsley. Enjoy the gallery below of the Tims’ family. Full gallery coming soon!

Venue: Beardsley Orchard and Cider Mill

 

 

 

 

A Fall Engagement Session with Chris and Tara at Blue Jay Orchards in Bethel, Connecticut

Tara and Chris were excited about their upcoming nuptials and decided to have a quick mini engagement session. Since Fall was in the air they choose Blue Jay Orchards in Bethel, CT as their backdrop.

We met on a dreary Fall afternoon but the seasonal colors help make for bright and airy photos. Check back soon for the wedding post! See below for the full gallery.

Venue: Blue Jay Orchards Bethel, Connecticut