Elsie + Jay | Engaged

We did half of Elsie and Jay’s engagement photos in December, and we met up again for the second half a few weeks ago. Talk about extreme opposite temperatures! Their December session was about 25 degrees, I believe, and this one was in the 90s. Elsie looked gorgeous and Jay was very dapper. We found lots of flowers to use and I’m just tickled with how these turned out. Can’t wait for the wedding in a few short months!

McKenzie + Greg | Engaged

Whenever people ask me, I always tell them that my favorite part of my job is getting to photograph all the stages of life for people. I met McKenzie when she was a senior, and I was still at the studio downtown. I took her senior photos and was so excited when she contacted me to also do her wedding! Makes me feel old…but let’s not talk about that. ๐Ÿ˜‰ The sun finally came out for this one day in amongst all the rain, and the purple trees were at their finest. I love springtime!

Sara + Aaron | Engaged

I’m finally getting caught up with my blogging! This session was just last week, right before the “ice storm” moved in.ย Fellow Wichitans should know why I put that in quotation marks. ๐Ÿ™‚ Anyway, Sara and Aaron are just the sweetest people, and it was so fun meeting them and getting to take their photos on such a gorgeous January day. Not often that you can say gorgeous and January together. We had an unseasonable warm day in a beautiful place and I’m obsessed with how these photos turned out. Congrats to the happy couple, and thanks for choosing me to document your love!

Elsie + Jay | Engaged

I have known Elsie for a couple of years now andย it was so exciting to hear that Jay had finally popped the question! We met up for some engagement photos about two weeks ago on one of the coldest days we’d had thus far this season. It was like 25 degrees and a little windy. Luckily, we had planned on a short session in a heavily forested area that blocked the wind. Poor Elsie had on sheer sleeves and open-toed shoes. She was numb by the end of it. But notice how they don’t even look cold? They rocked it! So excited for your wedding next fall, Elsie and Jay!

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Katie + Remmington | Engaged

It was so much fun to photograph Katie and Remmington for their engagement session. We had a PERFECT fall day with lots of pretty leaves, they are super affectionate (which always looks great in photos!), and they are dancers with some pretty smooth moves that they showed off a little. I took Rem’s senior photos several years ago, and so I had gotten a little taste of his dancing abilities back then. So neat to see him with his forever dance partner. We started at a park and ended by the Keeper of the Plains and Exploration Place which is where they got engaged. Here are some of my favorites!

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Heidi & Chris | Engaged

Heidi and Chris are getting married next spring. Their love is easy, playful, and fun…which made photographing them so easy. They trusted me completely and we up for going deep into the woods to an area I’d never been to before, but that I just knew would be amazing. And it was! After spending the afternoon with them, I’m so excited for their wedding…it’s going to be a wonderful day.

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Claire + Justin {Engaged}

Claire and Justin invited me out to Justin’s granddad’s land for their engagement session. I really had no idea what to expect. Try 800 acres of fields, ponds, rows of corn, little brooks, big hills, and endless photo opportunities. I could’ve shot out there for a week and not run out of ideas. There was even a little hickory grove where they told me a horse bandit kept his horses over 100 years ago. The bandit was eventually caught and hung. Crazy history here! Claire and Justin were so much fun and willing to do whatever I asked. They had scoped out several spots to use and they were perfect. We ended the evening by hiking up a hill (in sandals, I might add) to capture the sunset. It would’ve been super romantic for them if I wasn’t there, ha! Thanks for a fun evening Claire and Justin! I’m excited for your wedding this fall.

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Lacey + Cole {Engaged}

Cole has an awesome house way out in the country and he and Lacey thought it would be the perfect spot for their engagement photos. And it was!! Lacey will move in here after the wedding and they will start their life together, so it is the perfect place to make these kinds of memories. It was so hot the night of their session, like 100 degrees, but you can’t even tell, right?! These two are so sweet together…they are opposites that compliment each other so well, and they seem so happy. There were countless times of genuine laughter. I could photograph them all day long. But not in 100 degrees. ๐Ÿ™‚ We took a couple breaks inside Cole’s house to cool down and change clothes, and I saw that he had carved their initials inside a heart in one of the doorways. How perfect is that?! Lacey was even OK with Cole letting his inner farm boy out at the end…check out the second to last photos. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Jessica + Matt {Engaged}

Jessica and Matt came out to the homestead for their engagement session. We endured lots of mosquitoes and lots of sweating, but the light was gorgeous that night, as were Jessica and Matt! Their wedding is coming up very soon in July and I can’t wait to celebrate with them. Thanks for enduring the sticky, itchy conditions Jessica and Matt…it was well worth it as you can see! Excited for you two!

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Alyssha + Tom {Engaged}

You would never know by looking at these photos, but Alyssha had quite the day right before our engagement session last week. I showed up (late…because I was having a rough time too) and she showed me this giant gash in her hand. She had stabbed herself at lunch while cutting an avocado, and because it was so deep she ended up in the ER. Luckily it was not her dominant hand, but it made it tough for her to do her makeup, drive, and hold hands with Tom. Way to push through the pain, Alyssha! I met these two out at their house so that we could do some photos with their cat Avro, who was mostly interested in chasing squirrels and rabbits. ๐Ÿ™‚ We left Avro at home and Alyssha took us to this wildflower field that she’d found near their house. It was gorgeous! Thanks for letting me take these photos for you, Alyssha and Tom. Good luck on your Colorado wedding later this year!!

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