Last year, I shot my very first wedding, two to be exact, and it was love at first click. There is just something so magical about this time in a couple’s life. The excitement, the anticipation, the pure joy. So needless to say I was bursting at the seams when I received this text from my dear friend Anna a few weeks ago, “Hey wanted to let you know... I'm gonna need an engagement photographer.” I mean I knew an engagement was inevitable, so I just assumed she was giving me a heads up, but nope... this was it! The real thing and I couldn’t be happier for this sweet pair.
Anna & Corbett will tie the knot in October at Stone Ridge Hollow in Forest Hill, MD, so Anna requested somewhere rustic for their engagement photos. I had just the perfect location in mind! I just love the quiet little spots at the perimeter of the property at Eden Mill Nature Center. Aside from it being a little chilly, we hit the weather jackpot this weekend.
Anna and I worked together to style their shoot (one of my fav parts of the process, aside from taking the actual photos of course) to make sure their look complimented their location and their vision, too. We landed on a simple look - a little country boho cowboy as I like to call it - and I think it was the perfect choice!
We had a total blast together! Anna and Corbett are so fun and playful, they made my job super easy! Their joy and love for one another bleeds through in each one of these images. I can only imagine how the photos of their big day will turn out!
We even included the special journal that Corbett created and used to propose to Anna.
I love dancing. I think it’s one of the most intimate moments a couple shares together on their wedding day, so during our shoot we blasted some of Anna and Corbett’s wedding song on my iPhone and the result was well... you be the judge!
And it makes me so happy when I hear things like this from my clients... “Working with Des was easy. The session was super laid back and relaxed. It didn't feel staged or posed. It was all about the emotion and she was able to capture how we truly feel about each other and who we really are. She helped us to feel comfortable in front of the camera and made it fun.”
stay tuned because this adorable couple has requested another super cool engagement shoot that you won't want to miss!