Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Engagement Story: Natalie and Tim

I have been driving all over the place the past few days!  Sunday I headed to the western part of the state to meet Natalie and Tim for their engagement session in Hickory.  I don't know how they lucked out- it was like 79 degrees and gorgeous in the middle of July!  

Natalie and Tim were so cute and fun to work with!  It's a shame I have to wait a whole year to shoot their wedding.  It will be worth it!  They took me to an awesome park in Hickory, rich with a personal history of class field trips and prom pictures.  We started off the shoot with their furry babies...


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We returned to the scene of those infamous prom pictures...

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This bridge begins the path that took these two on field trips to study the marshy forest beside the park.  Since the severe drought a few years ago a large part of the path has been closed off and allowed to grow over where the water never fully returned.

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Who doesn't love a little down time on the swings!?  This was a must-have for Natalie.

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One of my favorites from the day...

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Another favorite!  Love the laughs, love the colors.

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As soon we heard the music of the ice-cream truck (actually it is a van) Natalie knew that was the perfect way to end the session...

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Natalie and Tim-  It was so great to finally get to meet you :)  I had a blast with you guys.  So far your wedding sounds so awesome- I can't wait to hear about the plans as they progress!

1 comment:

Lydia said...

as always, love the pictures... but really love the commentary!