A “trash the dress” session usually includes two locations and does not necessarily have to be at the beach. It can be anywhere. It also doesn’t necessarily mean you really have to trash your dress. It just seems that my brides like to. I am all for it! After all, you only wear it once. Actually, they have all told me later that, after being cleaned, their dress was as good as new. When I shot Mel and Nick’s engagement session in St. George’s, we had so many ideas that we couldn’t fit them all in one session so we decided to go back for the trash the dress session. We brought lots of props, which I highly recommend for any session. We even found an old truck that made for a fun, different back drop. We ended up at Cooper’s Island for the most beautiful summer light…and a little swim.