Posts in Engagement
Golden Hour Engagement Session | Sydney & Christian | Noblesville, IN

Sydney & Christian’s love story is one of faithfulness. Christian knew a long time ago that Sydney was the one for him and everyone else thought the same! Though time and distance often got in the way, Christian continued to pursue Sydney. Eventually, their friendship blossomed into love. On an epic trip to the Philippines, with the clear blue waters in the background, Christian got down on one knee and asked Sydney to spend forever with him. She said yes and everyone’s been in celebration ever since!

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Sunset Rustic Engagement Session | Katie & Brian | West Lafayette, IN

I cannot say enough about how awesome these two are and how much fun we had during their rustic fall engagement session in West Lafayette, Indiana. Not only are Katie & Brian the up-for-anything, laugh through the cold, kind of couple that I LOVE capturing, but they’re also crazy about each other. Wanna know just how in-love they are? Well here’s how Katie described her fiancé to me:

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Classic Fall Engagement Session | Kristen & Eric | Indianapolis, IN

During their colorful fall engagement session in Holcomb Gardens, it was so apparent just HOW in love these two are. Throughout the shoot, Eric kept saying things like “I love the pictures where Kristen is laughing! Those are my favorite!” In all of the photos, it’s so easy to see all the love and admiration Eric has for Kristen, and vice-versa.

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Charming Downtown Engagement Session | Rachel & Kyle | Zionsville, IN

She went to Purdue, he went to Butler, but Rachel & Kyle’s mutual passion for medicine brought them together. These two lovebirds met during a post-grad fellowship after pharmacy school and have been inseparable ever since. This past summer, on a trip to Florida, Kyle invited Rachel to go for a walk on the beach. Before she knew it, Kyle was down on one knee holding a custom designed ring with heirloom sapphires. He asked Rachel to spend forever with him and of course she said YES!

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Woodsy Autumn Engagement Session | Jill & Aaron | West Lafayette, IN

This was SUCH a special engagement session for me. First off, a little backstory. When I was about 15 years old, one of my friends from dance class asked me if I would take her senior pictures. I knew NOTHING technically about photography — I just enjoyed taking pictures for fun in my free time! It sounded like a whole lot of fun, so we picked a date and I showed up with my little Olympus mirrorless camera…

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Indianapolis Newfields Engagement Session | Lauren & Michael | Indianapolis, IN

'Tis the season for falling in love! Lauren & Michael met in college at an ugly Christmas sweater party. Lauren was standing with her friends when a group of guys entered the room. Immediately, one of them, whom Lauren didn’t recognize, split from the pack and swooped in towards her. All of a sudden, he got down on one knee, grabbed Lauren's hand, and kissed it! Talk about a first impression! Well Michael's romantic gesture sure worked because these two are getting married!

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Downtown Summer Engagement Session | Haley & Dylan | Indianapolis, IN

I captured Haley & Dylan’s engagement pictures in downtown Indianapolis where their love story really took off after graduation. While we got awesome shots all across the city, my favorite images from the shoot have to be the ones we took at their home. Not only did their rooftop have an amazing view of the Indy skyline, but this is their very first place together, so it makes the photos even more significant. I love when my couples choose locations that are special to them!

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Bright & Airy Engagement Session | Kayla & Steven | West Lafayette, Indiana

One day back in high school, Kayla tugged on her friend’s arm and pointed to a guy down the hall (Fun Fact: this is the same high school I went to. RDP!) She said something along the lines of “Hey, he’s pretty cute!” That guy was Steven. Fast forward through graduation, and their paths cross again. Kayla & Steven started hanging out and soon found that they had so much in common. One summer night, in an arbor covered with twinkling lights, Steven got down on one knee and asked Kayla to spend forever with him…

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Creekside Engagement Session | Danielle & Nik | West Lafayette, Indiana

There’s just something about playing in the creek on a warm Indiana summer night. The sunlight dances off the ripples as the water slowly moves over the muddy bottom. As the light fades, the fireflies begin to come out, creating the perfect setting for a romantic engagement session. One of the coolest things about Danielle & Nik’s relationship is that they have been dating for EIGHT years!

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An Evening City Proposal | Jon & Abigail | Chicago, Illinois

A few weeks ago, a guy named Jon contacted me about a something special that he was planning... a proposal to his girlfriend, Abigail! He wanted to get down on one knee right before sunset on Hook Pier with the beautiful Chicago skyline in the background. Talk about romantic! The evening had finally arrived and every detail was in place. As the sun started to dip behind the skyscrapers, Jon and Abigail strolled along the beach. They approached the pier and stopped by a single red rose, which Abigail had also received on their very first date together...

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Summertime Engagement Session | Emma & David | West Lafayette, Indiana

Nothing says summertime more than sunny skies, green fields, and bright yellow sunflowers. This is exactly what we got for Emma & David's engagement session. These two met at work and David really had to pursue Emma for a while to convince her to give him a chance. They eventually started dating and now, here they are! Throughout their engagement session, David kept loving on Emma -- constantly kissing her cheek, holding her hand, and making her laugh. It was the sweetest thing!

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Downtown Date Night Engagement Session | Emily & Tyler | Lafayette, Indiana

Her shiny diamond ring shimmers as her hand clutches the cold beer glass. It's a warm summer Saturday night, but downtown is surprisingly serene. He leans over and lands a kiss on her cheek. A local musician strums his guitar and sings a tune in the corner of the patio. What a perfect evening. 
This was the scene for the start of Emily & Tyler's downtown date night engagement session.

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Blooming Springtime Engagement Session | Megan & Robby | Indianapolis, Indiana

Ever since Megan reached out to me last year, I've been dying to finally meet her and her fiancé, Robby. Even through email, I sensed that she possessed a contagious enthusiasm for life and had finally met that one person she was going to spend forever with. She was a Boilermaker, he was a Hoosier, yet fate brought them together in Indianapolis. One night, under the colored lights of Monument Circle at Christmastime, Robby asked Megan to be his wife and of course, she said yes.
The moment I finally met Megan and Robby at the start of their engagement session, I knew I was one lucky photographer!

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Golden Hour Engagement Session | Sami & Max | Zionsville, Indiana

Many people spend years searching for their soul mate, but Sami and Max were lucky enough to find each other right in their hometown. They met in high school and have been head over heels in love ever since! I can already tell that their wedding next summer is going to be AMAZING!

I was so excited to finally get to meet Sami and Max for their engagement session and gosh they are just the cutest! They were so fun, full of positive energy, and a complete joy to photograph! Sami's grandmother even handmade her pink skirt specifically for this shoot; it was such a special added touch!

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Cozy Winter Engagement Session | Rachel & Austin | West, Lafayette, IN

You know what I love about cold weather for engagement sessions? It's makes snuggling a necessity! Which then results in some pretty adorable pictures :P I had so much fun capturing Rachel & Austin's chilly, but cuddly & cozy engagement session. These two lovebirds are so easy-going, always laughing with each other, and were a complete joy to capture! They also brought their adorable pups along :) If Rachel & Austin's love can get them through the Indiana winter winds, I'm positive it will be able to get them through anything!

Rachel & Austin, thanks for being the coolest! I cannot WAIT until your October backyard wedding!

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