Chicago Lincoln Park Nature Boardwalk & Millennium Park Engagement // Sunshine & Keith

"I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you." // The Alchemist

Now that I’ve FINALLY gotten back into the groove of blogging weddings I’m finally starting to blog engagement sessions again! Yippie!! I will be going back and blogging some older ones from last year in the next coming months but for now I’m going to focus on engagement sessions I’ve photographed this year. First up on the list... Sunshine & Keith!

Over Memorial Day weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to photograph Sunshine & Keith’s engagement session in the wonderful city of Chicago! It was super fun we traveled around The Lincoln Park Nature Boardwalk and Millennium Park. Another fun part of this session was that Matt and I were able to take a weekend and drive up there to stay in Chicago and use it as a belated anniversary trip! So thank you to Sunshine & Keith for suggesting the location but it was a fantastic idea! Plus I think these pictures are the proof that the session was killer.

Sunshine & Keith decided that they wanted their son to be involved in the photos. Which makes sense because he’s their kid! Also, Chicago is a special place for them as a family. They visit there often together so it only made sense to bring him along. He was SO excited. He was definitely the most well behaved kid I’ve worked with! Better than my kiddos for sure! He was so thrilled to be there and every location we went to was either “So Cool!” or “This is beautiful!” It was refreshing to see a kid so excited about photo locations and taking photos with his parents. You could definitely feel the love in their photos! But don’t worry! We made sure to get some solid shots of just the two of them as well!

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Downtown Indianapolis Central Library & Monument Circle Engagement Session // Jeniene & Aymen

“I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be.” F. Scott Fitzgerald

I’m always thrilled when I have the chance to work in the beautiful Indianapolis Central Library. The beautiful floor to ceiling windows pouring in natural light and all of the old architecture in the old portion of the library. It seriously gives me all of the warm, happy, photographer feels. I don’t get a lot of opportunities to photograph in there but it’s always the first place I recommend when a client wants an indoor photo location. Especially if they love books. (That just makes it a double win!) When I was told that Jeniene currently lives in Las Vegas and they were wanting to do their engagement session as early as possible. Which meant winter in Indianapolis. So we decided on the Central Library with a short bit outside at the beautiful Monument Circle. It was just perfect.

Jeniene and Aymen met online last year and between Aymen’s silly sense of humor and Jeniene’s laid back and loving personality it’s no surprise that they fell in love so quickly. You can see how much fun they have together. I can’t wait to photograph their big day and see more of their love and personalities unfold in front of my lens!

Even though it was cold outside, and the library was a little crowded we had a blast hanging out together for their engagement session. And Jeniene was the true hero of the day braving the cold Indiana in January weather to have engagement photos on the circle. She’s used to Nevada weather but she still managed to look beautiful while freezing! 

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Downtown Zionsville Winter Engagement Session // Kelsey & Colin

“How about coffee, drinks, dinner and a movie for as long as we both shall live?” - You’ve Got Mail

This year I kicked off my engagement session season early with this super fun engagement session in Downtown Zionsville. Living in Indiana typically my couples choose to have their engagement sessions in either the Spring or Fall. A few trickle into the Summer but usually it’s too hot and I’m too busy with weddings to do engagement sessions. But this year Kelsey & Colin kicked off my first session of the year by embracing the cold and having a January engagement session in the heart of the little town of Zionsville. And if you’ve never been, you should seriously go. It’s the cutest little town. I sometimes feel like I’m a collector of cute little towns. Living in Pendleton, I love the small town historic nature of the streets here and I love meeting couples who want to show me their small town. Or at least one that’s important to them. Although this isn’t my first time shooting in Zionsville, Kelsey & Colin did not disappoint.

Kelsey and Colin met at a Christmas Party at a cabin in 2015. They were able to put their IU and Purdue differences aside and focus on the things they do have in common; like movies, laughing, breweries, sushi, and their mutual careers in education. Less than a year after they met Colin planned the best proposal… ever. (No like, literally ever. Colin… fist bump bro. #ProposalGoals.) He planned it all at the cabin in Thorntown where they first met. Lined the dock with candles where he proposed to her with one heckuva ring! He planned it so that all of their friends joined them after the proposal for an engagement party. Definitely an evening worth celebrating. 

Their mutual love of breweries was the bud of inspiration for their engagement session. Being winter in Indian we had to find a way to work with the cold without freezing off our bits! So we lined up two indoor locations they love in Downtown Zionsville, Rush on Main and Noble Order Brewery. In between we captured some photos on Zionsville’s brick sidewalks that line all of the historic the buildings, Lincoln Park, and a few in Bites Dessert Bar. It was definitely a blast and I can’t say I have ever laughed more during an engagement session, ever.

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I Believe In... Engagement Sessions // Here’s Why

“Marry the one who gives you the same feeling you get when you see food coming at a restaurant.”

 

Let me paint a bit of a picture for you. (Well, let me draw you some stick figures because I cannot paint to save my life.) Your now fiancée just asked you those four faithful words; slipped a beautiful ring on your finger; you said "Yes;" took a picture for Instagram; texted all of your family and friends; and now you're sitting here looking at each other thinking, "Holy crap... what do we do next?!" Your recently married bestie may tell you, "Well you just HAVE to have engagement photos done!" and your other recently married friend may say, "Ugh, engagement sessions are so dumb, don't waste your money!" If you're here you may be on the fence about engagement sessions.

So let's talk about them.

Engagement sessions that is. First off, I will tell you, they’re seriously one of my favorite parts of the wedding photography process. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I looooooove the wedding day. I really do. But there’s something magical about engagement sessions. There’s something so exciting about getting clients in front of my lens for the first time. Nurturing their experience in front of the camera and having tons of fun. 

Sometimes people are skeptical if they need an engagement session. (They were listening to friend #2.) And I always tell people, it’s so important to have an engagement session and to do it WITH the photographer that’s photographing your wedding day if you can help it. (So listen to friend #1!) In my opinion these sessions are super important. I love this chance I get with my clients to photograph them without all of the hustle and bustle of the wedding day. No timelines to adhere to. No bridesmaids fighting for attention. No mom’s worrying about family photos. No coordinators fussing about staying on schedule. Just me. My clients. My lens. And the sunset. In a location of their choosing.

And if you were listening to Friend #2 in the two scenarios, you don't have to worry about the money situation because I’m so passionate about engagement sessions that I include them in all of my wedding packages. Cause these things are the real deal yo. So without further adieu I’d like to share with you.

MY TOP 5 REASONS WHY ENGAGEMENT SESSIONS ARE SO IMPORTANT

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2016 Favorites // Engagements

"Marry me, Juliet, you'll never have to be alone. I love you and that's all I really know. I talked to your dad, go pick out a white dress. It’s a love story, baby just say ‘Yes.’” // Taylor Swift

Get hyped y’all!! It’s the second installment in the 2016 favorites blog posts! This installment?! ENGAGEMENTS!

In my opinion engagement sessions are a really important part of the wedding photography process. I love this chance I get with my clients to photograph them without all of the hustle and bustle of the wedding day. No timelines to adhere to. No bridesmaids fighting for attention. No mom’s worrying about family photos. No coordinators fussing about staying on schedule. Just me. My clients. My lens. And the sunset. In a location of their choosing.

 These are my top 5 reasons why you should have an engagement session:
  1. You Should Be Celebrating! You just got engaged! Celebrate it!
  2. They're Extra Personal! You can personalize your engagement session to match exactly who you are as a couple!
  3. Less Watchful Eyes! It's just me and you baby! No one else. Less awkward, more fun.
  4. You Get A Chance For The Best Light! Sunset time is the best time and you don't always get time for it on the wedding day!
  5. It Gives Us A Chance To Get To Know Each Other! A full two hours of my undivided attention to learn who you are and for you to learn who I am!

I’m so passionate about engagement sessions that I have them included in all of my packages. I also have recently written a blog post that goes into each of these five reasons more in depth. If you'd like to read more about my love of engagement sessions, click here.

In 2016 I got to work with some amazing couples. Some I’ve already photographed their wedding. Some I have not. I cannot wait to see what my 2017 weddings hold and I cannot wait to photograph more couples this year.

 

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Venice Canals Walkway and Malibu El Matador Beach Sunset Engagement Session // Anna & Zach

"I'll be here by the ocean just waiting for proof that there's sunsets in silhouette dreams." // Mayday Parade

I am so excited to finally get the chance to share this engagement session that I hopped on a plane and traveled ALL the way to California for! And trust me, it was worth every single cross country mile because this engagement session is for the books! Venice Canals Walkway and El Matador Beach are seriously TO. DIE. FOR. Throw some sunset light and one gorgeous couple and a sweet pup in there and you’ve got one killer engagement session.

Anna + Zach are freaking adorable and so stinking sweet. They met when they were working together in Chicago back in 2010. They were in the same orientation group together and then their cubicles were right next to each other! I guess it was love at first sight because they’ve been together ever since! Including moving out to California so Zach could finish school!

Seriously, you just need to keep on scrolling down and looking at these amazing photos. Because these two are pretty fabulous! I can’t wait for their wedding next year!!

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Carmel Cool Creek Park Fall Sunset Engagement Session // Toni & Miah

“Come live with me and be my love, and we will all the pleasures prove. That valleys, groves, hills, and fields, woods or step mountain yields.” // Christopher Marlowe

Toni + Miah’s engagement session at Cool Creek Park in Carmel last fall was a dream come true! Gorgeous fall colors, a stunning sunset, and a beautiful couple in love. I met Toni + Miah through my past clients Mackenzie + Casey where Toni was a maid of honor and Miah so graciously helped and drove a golf cart to help guests!

Miah took Toni to a restaurant in Cicero last September for her birthday. Or so she thought it was just for her birthday. It was there, surrounded by family and friends down by the water Miah got down on one knee and proposed to Toni. There were tears, hugs, laughter, cheers, and clapping. It was pretty sweet, I saw the video!

It was a magical engagement session and since I was already booked for their wedding day Toni + Miah decided to do an associate shooting package where I will have the beautiful, amazing, and talented Rachel Law of Rachel Susanna Photography come in and photograph their big day and I will edit them. I also photographed their engagement session but Rachel so graciously assisted me! It was a fun evening!

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Butler University + Eagle Creek Fall Engagement Session // Rachel & Matt

“We love because he loved us first.” // 1 John 4:19

When your clients are as adorable as these two and you have the beautiful fall leaves of Butler University’s campus you’re bound to have an amazing engagement session. And that’s exactly what happened when Rachel, Matt, + I spent an evening together last fall documenting their love. We walked all around Butler’s campus where they both were not only students but they were heavily involved in. Rachel an RA and double major in Communication Sciences and Disorders and Spanish was quite popular on the campus. Matt however, was also a double major in Bio Mechanical Engineering and Chemistry was also pretty popular that day. It seemed like everywhere we turned there was someone that the two of them knew that was waving to them and saying “hello.” It was actually pretty cool.

It’s no surprise the two of them have tons of friends and people that know them. They’re quite possibly some of the nicest people you would ever meet. So sweet and so friendly. I don’t know if I’ve ever met a nicer couple! I’m so excited to photograph their wedding day coming up NEXT WEEK! (I know, I’m behind on blogging their engagement session.)

Also, can we take a moment to talk about these fall leaves and colors?

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Colorful Downtown Indianapolis Fall Engagement Session // Kelsey & Drew

“If hope is life, then we’re the living... Here with you, the path has meaning.” // Worth the Wait by Milo

So today must be a Throwback... Tuesday? Because today I’m gonna show y’all some colorful magic I captured from last November of Kelsey + Drew in Downtown Indianapolis. We traveled all around City Way, around The Alexander Hotel, and Fountain Square capturing their love.

It was a snowy night in December of 2013 when Kelsey and Drew shared their first date. A first date perfect for two musicians Drew invited Kelsey to a show he was drumming in. Before the show they had dinner but it was during the show where Kelsey felt the magic. While Drew performed she watched in awe feeling like she was the only person in the crowd and he was performing just for her. Their love only grew over the next year and after a wonderful dinner at Eddie Merlot’s Drew brought Kelsey back to a white rose lined hallway to the presidential suite of The Alexander Hotel. It was here that Drew got down on one knee and proposed to Kelsey. After she said yes, Kelsey’s family joined them for celebratory drinks. After all of the anniversary and proposal festivities that evening were complete they had an engagement party at Kelsey’s parent’s house the next day!

These two have had such a fun and wonderful beginning that it was hard to top all of that with their engagement photos. It was a brisk day in November and Downtown Indianapolis was full of Colts fans. We worked our way through the crowds and made the best of what we had and I think we did a pretty darn good job. They said they liked color... they got color!! We started off their engagement session at a really cool record art display at The Alexander where they got engaged. Record art display for two musicians at the hotel they were engaged at?! Awwww yeeeeah!

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Zionsville Fall Engagement Session // Cara & Nick

Brisk air, fall colors, a sweet pup, and an adorable couple in love.

Last fall I had got to have a blast in the cold Midwestern air photographing two amazing people! I figured before I blog Cara + Nick’s wedding from last Saturday I would share their engagement session on the blog! First, they’re just too adorable to NOT share the blog. Secondly, its a nice way to reminisce on our first meeting last year before we look at their full wedding blog!

So there’s not MUCH to talk about because I’m gonna have PLENTY to say about these two tomorrow but I’m so excited to show you how adorable these two are.

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Indianapolis Mass Ave + Canal Engagement Session // Kelly & Brian

“Sleep late, have fun, get wild, drink whiskey, and drive fast on empty streets with nothing in mind except falling in love and not getting arrested.” // Hunter S. Thompson

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of photographing another engagement session winner from the Indianapolis Bride Expo! It was a wonderful evening hanging out with Kelly + Brian and their sweet pup, Chewie, and documenting their love! We went around to lots of fun places in Downtown Indianapolis. After a swipe right on Tinder turned into a date turned into a relationship this couple can definitely be considered a dating app success story!

While visiting Kelly’s hometown of Muskegon, MI the duo took Chewie for a walk in the woods along Lake Michigan. While on their walk they decided a selfie with the Chewster (that’s my new nickname for him...) was definite must. After they kneeled down to snap a photo with their dog Kelly stood up and Brian stayed on one knee. Kelly’s emotions were pretty apparent from the start. Out of shock and excitement she started crying and once Brian began to speak she immediately said, “I DO!” She didn’t even let the poor guy finish! One can just hope he finally got to say what he wanted to once the ring was on and all of the emotions died down!

Although their life together began downtown Kelly and Brian can now be found shopping for things for their new home in Broad Ripple, spending time with Chewie, or sitting on their deck dreaming of Lake Michigan, Nashville, Ireland, and cocktails!

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Falls Park Pendleton Spring Sunset Engagement Session // Kaitlin & Nick

“We’re all a little weird. And life’s a little weird. And when we find someone who’s weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.” // Dr. Seuss

I’m pretty sure mutual weirdness is the common factor that the three of us all bonded over during Kaitlin + Nick’s engagement session through Falls Park and Downtown Pendleton. (#WeirdosForLife!) It was so much fun hanging out with them on that crisp and cold Sunday. The weather had a chill but the sun drenched the town in beautiful, golden, warm light. And you wouldn’t know it was cold because Kaitlin and Nick snuggled up in each other’s arms and made it look like one effortless evening.

Kaitlin and Nick met in the recreation center at Ball State University back when they were in college. Admittedly, Kaitlin said she was excited to have engagement photos done because they hadn’t had any photos taken of the two of them since college! As a photographer... I’m sure they saw my jaw hit the floor. I probably take photos of my hubs and I once a week! Either way we had a wonderful time walking around together and taking photos. And I think the proof is in the photographic pudding.

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Butler University and Mass Avenue Spring Engagement Session // Julia & Andrew

“As you walk down the fairway of life you must first smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.” // Ben Hogan

A couple weekends ago I was fortunate enough to spend a cold and windy Saturday with my lovely clients Julia + Andrew for their engagement session at Butler University and downtown Indianapolis. Despite the chill in the air it was a wonderful time for the three of us to spend together as we walked around Hinkle Fieldhouse, Holcomb Gardens, and Mass Avenue for their engagement photos.

Julia and Andrew met the summer before freshman year of college at Butler. They both have a love of golf and were about to be on the golf team their freshman year. They met at a golf event and it was history from there! They dated all through college and now that they’re graduated and living together with their sweet beagle pup, Lilly, they’re about to start the rest of their lives together!

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Magical Spring Wildflower Sunset Engagement Session // Cara & Aaron

“After all this time?” “Always” // Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

There’s something to be said for couples who have stuck it out together and been together for quite some time before getting engaged. I can’t speak much on the subject because my husband and I are crazy people and got engaged only five months into dating and then married on our first anniversary. But I always admire couples who have put in three, five, ten years into their relationship before deciding to tie the knot. It shows beautiful dedication to one another that prepares each other for a lifelong commitment.

Cara and Aaron have loved each other for over five years and have known each other since 2006! They met through a mutual friend in high school and started becoming close friends during their senior year and freshman year of college. They felt the connection but with Aaron moving to IU Bloomington and Cara still at IUPUI in Indianapolis the timing just wasn’t right. Finally when the timing was right during their junior year they decided the distance was worth it and started dating and making the trip... or more, trips... to see each other weekly.

After graduation they spent many more years together until Aaron decided to plan the perfect holiday engagement while visiting Cara’s family in her hometown of Augusta, Georgia. Aaron knew of Cara’s obsession with her hometown and knew that this was the perfect place for a proposal. After getting permission from both of Cara’s moms they decided to take a stroll down memory lane visiting all of Cara’s favorite spots. Walking down the Riverwalk Canal along the Savannah River Aaron decided it was the perfect place to pop the question. And after all this time, he got down on one knee and asked her. According to Cara, “It was perfect.”

The two were absolutely amazing rockstars during their engagement session! I’ve known Cara for years since we worked together at Panera way back in 2007! And although I won’t be photographing their wedding I was absolutely thrilled to photograph their engagement session! We had a stellar sunset and gorgeous weather! Which is great because it was a reschedule from a rainy date and I’m so glad we rescheduled because it turned out absolutely perfect!

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Downtown Indianapolis Engagement Session // Elizabeth & Kevin

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well.” // Virginia Woolf

Back in January I participated in the Indianapolis Bride Expo bridal show. It was a fun two days of meeting amazing brides who were so excited to plan their special day. As with any bridal show I run a raffle for a complimentary engagement session! When I pulled names out of the proverbial hat, Elizabeth + Kevin were the lucky winners and I’m so glad they were! A couple weeks ago I had the very distinct pleasure of spending a Saturday with them to not only photograph and document their love but I also was able to learn more about who they are as a couple.

During our time together I learned so many things. I learned that they met through mutual friends, but ultimately on the dance floor. ;) I learned that their first date was at The Wellington Pub in Broad Ripple. That Elizabeth celebrated her birthday at Bluebeard while Kevin celebrated his at Bakersfield. I learned that while Kevin is a little more picky when it comes to food, Elizabeth’s foodie heart has opened him up to new things. I learned that they love trying new restaurants and that apparently The Eagle and Ball and Biscuit on Mass Ave are DEFINITELY worth a try. I learned she was a school teacher and he a tennis coach. They love to travel, drink wine, and spend nights outside at home with their adorable pup Flynn. This is why I love what I do. Before walking into their engagement session I knew nothing about them but two names and a wedding date. Now I know so much more and I feel like I made friends with some incredible people. And I think our tour d’Indianapolis engagement session was better because of it.

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Indiana University Bloomington Spring Engagement Session // Miranda & Jordan

“Compassion, which I would define as unconditional love, is essential to a Jedi’s life. So you might say, that we are encouraged to love.” // Anakin Skywalker

This year’s engagement season has definitely been off to a good start! This Spring has been FULL of engagement sessions and I’ve been having an absolute ball! And the weather has actually been pretty dang good to us! And there was no exception for this Star Wars lovin’, Cream & Crimson wearin’, super fun, Hoo-hoo-HOOSIER alum couple! We had beautiful weather, a gorgeous sunset, and one wicked stunning campus to capture their love on! It was Little 5 weekend but we did not let that stop us! Miranda + Jordan rocked out some amazing photographs on the IU Bloomington campus that made even this BSU Cardinal root for the Crimson squad!

Although Miranda + Jordan are both IU Alumni they did not meet while attending school there! With an enrollment of over 40,000 students it’s no wonder they didn’t meet! While they didn’t meet on campus they did meet over some beers at The Ale Emporium in Indianapolis in 2014 watching an IU Basketball game. Miranda is an admitted huge IU Basketball fan stating that she decided in fourth grade she would attend IU based on this love. Luckily she got in because she applied no where else! Bonding over their mutual love of their alma mater Miranda and Jordan turned a losing basketball game into a winning love for them.

It was so much fun to spend time getting to know them during our session walking around the beautiful southern Indiana campus. We discovered that Jordan and I are BASICALLY the same person (Fruit punch Gatorade for the win!) and that they are one heckuva fun couple to be around!

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Downtown Indianapolis Engagement Session // Heather & Obi

A little bit of love in little ol' Indy...

Indianapolis is one of my favorite cities. I may be a little biased since I live here but I just love it. New York is cool. And Chicago is great. But Indianapolis is one of my favorites. I love that it’s easy to walk everywhere. If I want to do a photo shoot in three different locations in Indianapolis it’s no big deal. We can easily get to three different locales in a 2 hour time period and still have time to take some wicked awesome photos. And that’s what we did with Heather + Obi for their engagement session! We had so much fun trekking around Downtown Indy it was amazing how fast the sun was gone and the session was over! But we definitely had a blast! We started the engagement session off on the patio of Capital Grille, one of their favorite restaurants, sharing laughter, smiles, and love over a glass of wine.

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Noblesville Potter's Bridge Sunset Engagement Session // Andrea & Andy

Adorable puppies and a beautiful sun drenched couple in love...

First of all, I’m going to start this blog post with if you have your dogs included in your engagement session your session will 100x cuter. You can’t argue with this. These are real statistics. Because dogs. And because... science. Yeah.

Secondly, if you know anything about me by now, you know that I am #OBSESSED with sunset light and a beautiful sun drenched engagement session in the middle of a field. I love urban engagement sessions. Love, love, love, them but there’s just something about an open field draped in the warm glow of a Midwestern sunset that just says “home” to me. Call it the Hoosier in me. Call it the Heartland. But it’s sunsets and sessions like this that make my little photographer heart go a pitter patter.

So now that I’ve gone on and on about how much I love Indiana let’s talk about how much I love this couple. This engagement session from last November was a bit... impromptu... I guess you could say. Andrea + Andy were in the wedding party for a wedding I shot in Georgia for Rashel + Michael (who I haven’t blogged yet... whoops). After photographing that wedding Andrea + Andy invited me out Austin, TX to photograph their wedding as well. Which is where I am right now because their wedding is TOMORROW! I wanted to make sure for today’s Portrait Session Friday post I wrote about Andrea + Andy’s engagement session before they tie the knot tomorrow!

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Indianapolis Mass Ave Engagement Session // Sara & Paul

Our great city, exposed brick walls, and one shimmery pink dress...

A couple weekends ago I had the distinct pleasure of kicking off my 2016 engagement season with this fun and amazing couple! We went downtown and hung around the War Memorial and Mass Ave while taking some super sweet engagement photos! There was a chill in the air but we didn’t let it dampen our spirits. We pushed forward and had a blast with some amazing sunset light and an adorable couple snugglin’ it up.

Ever since a long night out the day after Thanksgiving in 2005, these two have been inseparable. They met on the dance floor at Indy’s own Ike and Jonesy’s bar and you can tell they still have that amazing spark they saw when first danced the night away. The two live together with their sweet cats and enjoy traveling, nights at Cancun restaurant, and watching all of the tv shows they can stream! They were definitely so much fun to spend a Friday evening with! They even let me talk their ear off at a burger joint called B Spot! (Totally legit by the way, rosemary fries for the win!) But their engagement photos were the real winner of the evening!

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Brown County State Park Engagement Session // Sarah & Steffan

Fall leaves, beautiful scenery, and the cutest little tomato skirt you’ve ever seen!

I knew right away that when I booked Sarah + Steffan’s engagement session last September that Sarah was going to be dressed in just the cutest little outfits! Considering that she runs a fashion blog and Instagram called Indy Dressed it was definitely likely that she was going to look super fabulous! (And you should definitely check her out and follow her!) So when she was texting me pictures of this adorable little tomato skirt I was super excited! I love it when my clients text me their engagement session outfits! It opens the conversation about what to wear for photos and helps put them at ease with the ever stressful question of, “What the heck are we going to wear!?”

Sarah + Steffan met at Ball State in 2010 right after Sarah returned from studying abroad in Japan. Everyone assumes that because of their mutual love of Japanese culture they would have met in a Japanese class! Due to a scheduling snafu, however, they actually met in a Communications class! It was meant to be because about five years later we met in the beautiful scenery of Brown County, IN to photograph their fun and quirky love for their engagement photos. They were so fun and so adventurous hiking through some crazy trails to get to some sweet photo spots!

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