Stormy Barrier Lake Engagement

Hilary & Drew

 

Drew and Hilary met while working at a summer camp. Drew was a section director and Hilary was camp nurse. Drew swears that he first fell in love with Hilary after she told some terrible joke while they were sitting on the floor of the health centre, packing bandaids into an endless supply of first aid kits.

Flash forward a few years - Drew's family plans a reunion in Maine. The family goes on a sea kayaking trip to Wood Island, a picturesque spot with a lighthouse and beautiful views of the ocean. Hilary is standing next to the lighthouse, admiring the view and being totally oblivious. Drew walks over to her and says, "I'm so glad that we're here at this lighthouse, because it's the perfect metaphor for what I'm about to do." Then he gets down on one knee and asks her to marry him - and of course she says yes!

Later when asked what the metaphor was supposed to be, he answers, "oh, I don't know... Life is lonely... And you're surrounded by danger... But we're together, so it's okay." He also suggests that the island be renamed "Wood you marry me island," completing the circle of terrible jokes.

 

Golden Caledon Hills, Family Session

Hannah, Jarom & Ellie May

 

When your parents’ backyard is the best backdrop how can you not become a photographer? This is where my journey began; it’s amazing to see how far I’ve come.

 You may remember these cuties from their wedding photos. I love this family to death and every time they’re in front of a camera, it’s magic. The tall golden grass at this time of year doesn’t hurt either.

Not all babies smile on command, Ellie May is the exception to that rule. I’ve honestly never seen a happier baby.
 

 

Alpine Loop Mountain Side, Love Session

Rachel & Tanner

 

This session almost didn't happen. It was raining so hard in provo a few hours before that I thought I would have to call off the whole shoot. I'm so glad I didn't. 

I had a wonderful time meeting Rachel and Tanner. They are so adventurous and easy going. Not to mention total babes. Rachel is a wonderful singer if you have not heard her voice you need to (Link). 

Utah never disappoints when it comes to locations, and dreamy couples. We used the last golden hour of light for this session. I love the warmth is captured though out these images.