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Brittany and Justin are complete goobers, and I love them for it.
They’re getting married on the 17th so I figured it was about damn time I blogged their unforgettable engagement session. As we were selecting locations, Brittany emailed me saying “I want it to be somewhere no one has thought of”. (Insert dumbfounded face here). At first, I was like GAH I have no idea. Then, I was super thankful that she unknowingly forced me to explore uncharted territory and do something different. We started off shooting on Upper King Street, then fought through 45 minutes of traffic, and got to Morris Island right before the sunset.
Their engagement session was literally like a dream for me. They trusted me, did everything I asked (without hesitation) no matter how dumb it was, and laughed at themselves the entire time. They opened up to me about anything and everything – and that’s exactly why I include engagement sessions in my packages. I notice a distinct difference between the weddings where I’ve done an engagement session with the couple, and the ones where I haven’t done one. Going into a wedding day, I want my couples to already trust me and have zero boundaries up when I arrive and put a camera in their face. When you’re comfortable from the get-go on your wedding day, your images turn out 10x more authentic, and who doesn’t want that?