Jaren & Elisabeth :: ENGAGED

Jaren and Elisabeth are fabulous. They both worked with my husband before we came out to Florida, so when they asked me to squeeze in an engagement session when I flew out to Utah, I was absolutely thrilled.

We had plenty of giggle moments. They are my favorites! 🙂

Is she stunning or what!?

Did I mention how gorgeous this girl is!?

Thanks so much, you two! I had a BLAST shooting with you! 🙂

Garrett & Jenny :: ENGAGED

What. A. Blast.

Seriously.

Garrett and I went to high school together and really–he was pretty much the best guy friend a girl could ever ask for. No joke. So I was absolutely thrilled when I found out he was engaged, and BEYOND thrilled when he and Jenny asked me to do their pictures! I had so much fun shooting with them, and because of that I had a killer time trying to narrow down my selection for the blog. I started out with 45 images (give or take a couple), so really–y’all are lucky I was able to get it down to 25! Plus–one of these isn’t even of them. It’s of me. 🙂

A tire swing? Seriously!? Obviously, I couldn’t resist… 🙂

Why am I posting a picture of me? Well, I wanted y’all to see the lengths I go to to get pictures. Yeah. I know. I look like I’m about to get struck by lightning. I don’t know if I’d go THAT far… But Garrett and Jenny sure had a good laugh when they saw me at the bottom of the slide, so they insisted on getting a picture. And no. I didn’t even slide down the slide. Just stood on it. Oh yeah. And almost fell off of it, too. Twice. 🙂

Old tubs? Sign me up.

Garrett and Jenny got engaged at Discovery Park, so–to satisfy my cheesy side–we did a little reenactment. In the exact location he proposed. You know it!

Okay, let’s be honest. This was what the shoot was like half the time. Goofballs…. 🙂

I spy, with my little eye… Someone that is GORGEOUS!!!

And there they go… off into the sunset…

…on their tiny. little. scooter. thing. 🙂

Ben and Meridith :: Engaged!

It’s always a blast when I get to shoot a friend’s pictures! Meridith and I have been best of friends since… 4th grade? So crazy! Now the girl’s getting married, and I couldn’t be more excited for her. Ben–you are one lucky guy. And from what I’ve heard–Meridith’s pretty darn lucky, too! 🙂

I fell in love with these doors the moment I saw them, and I love how all the colors turned out! 🙂 Yum.

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They kept trying to sneak in a tango… Sillies. 🙂

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Oh yeah. He’s the man.

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LOOK. AT. HER. EYES. Stunning.

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Heh heh heh. This was an interesting shot to set up and take. Probably the fastest one ever. Cars don’t wait, you know!

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Whooda thunk rows of cars could be so romantic? 😉

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Again–the eyes. 🙂

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One of my favorites. Okay, so I have ten or fifteen favorites. 🙂 SOOOO many…

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Hooray! Stay tuned for more from this fabulous couple! 🙂

Josh & Julie :: ENGAGED

Well holy smokes! I had one rough time decided which pictures to include in this post! There were just too many I loved! I grew up with Josh and Julie, so when they asked me to shoot their engagements I was thrilled. There’s something that is just so much fun about photographing people you already have a relationship with!

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At one point during the shoot, I was attacked by a wasp. Okay, okay… so pestered would probably be a more accurate term. But still–how on earth am I supposed to focus on being a photographer with a wasp buzzing around me!?!? 🙂 Josh was kind enough to eliminate my problem for me, while Julie and I huddled on the sidelines. Thanks for being the hero of the day, Josh!

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I love this shot of spontaneous dancing. Yup. They just started dancing! Loved it!

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This shot is probably one of my favorites from the day. I love how the colors and focus turned out, and it just makes me feel happy inside. PAH. I love my cheezy!

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Yummy sun…

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Yeah. That water was pretty cold. (You’ll see this a bit more later…)

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Because she’s gorgeous. Seriously.

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Respect to Julie for this one! I know I couldn’t pull off a pose like that! Josh came close, though… 😉

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Some bloopers from the day… Love them.

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This picture just makes me feel warm and relaxed inside. Sigh. 🙂

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HOW GREAT IS THIS!? They worked it.

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Oh yeah. Did I mention how gorgeous Julie is!?

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Yeah. Gorgeous. I feel like I’m repeating myself. Am I repeating myself??? 😉

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Thanks so much, you two! I had a blast! Can’t wait for the wedding day!

Chris and Kathy :: Engaged.

These two were so much fun! We met up at location that was new to me, which was an added bonus. I love learning about cool new places!

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The many faces of Chris and Kathy… 🙂

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Love the bling! 😉

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We were going for the whole “She loves me…. she loves me not…” I think it’s hilarious.

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Thanks, you two! I had a blast! I can’t wait till your special day! 🙂

Alan and Stephannie :: Engaged.

Okay, so in all honesty these two got married this morning, and I am filling my limbo time in between the sealing and reception by catching up on my blogging! I am so close! But nevertheless–check out this fantastic couple! We shot their engagement session at the botany pond just south of BYU and a couple up on campus. Alan and Stephanie met here, so the campus has a lot of special meaning to them!

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We were so excited (okay, let’s be honest. Stephannie and I were excited) to get pictures with the blossoms! Unfortunately, there was a huge storm the day or two before, so the blossoms were all blown away. But there was this one tree (see below…)! It happened to be right on the staircase leading up to campus, which meant a lot of in-between-students picture taking, but it was totally worth it!

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Thanks, you two! And congrats on your wedding today! The pictures are looking fantabulous so far, and I’ll see you tonight at the reception! 🙂

Brian and Lindsay

Wow. We were sure fighting a thunderstorm today! We pulled through, though, and thanks to Brian’s connections we were able to take a couple indoors. Here’s a couple of my favorites! Enjoy!

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