Williamsburg Engagement Photos - Brooklyn NYC - Lisa and Peter

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They say rain on your wedding day is good luck. What about rain at your engagement shoot?

Lisa and Peter, I loved trouncing around Williamsburg with the two of you looking for overhangs, walking with umbrellas, and eventually just giving in and getting all wet. I think it’s safe to say that rain at your engagement shoot is totally good luck, or in our case, at least it’s a great time!

Enjoy this sneak peek from our shoot, and I’m so excited for the wedding in March!!

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City Hall Wedding - NYC - Carolyn and Blake

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There’s something so beautiful about an intimate wedding. Carolyn and Blake had two: their ceremony at City Hall and an intimate dinner a few weeks later. And just for good measure, we took photos in Washington Square Park with their adorable pup Teddy!

Carolyn and Blake, I’m so thrilled for the two of you. Something that really stood out to me was how in sync you are with each other. I’m honored to have been able to capture these beautiful moments with you, and I’m so excited to share this sneak peek of photos. Enjoy!

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Ceremony: NYC City Hall

Dinner: Bobo

Central Park Engagement - NYC - Caroline and Michael

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I’ve known Caroline for eight years, and my husband has known her for even longer. She’s one of the most loving and generous and super-fun people, and it made me so happy to finally meet her fiance Michael at their engagement shoot! (They live in Virginia now or I certainly would have met him sooner.)

I love that Caroline and Michael met at a wedding where she was the maid of honor and he was a groomsman… and they were paired together during all of the photos! It’s so wonderful that the next time they walk down the aisle, it will be at their own wedding.

Caroline and Michael, enjoy these photos from your Central Park engagement shoot! I am so thrilled for you, and I love you.

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Hair and makeup: Who Does Your Makeup by Pamela Bob

Caroline’s dress: Rent the Runway

Upper West Side Engagement - NYC - Douglas and Jason

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Douglas and Jason are not running for office. But they ARE getting married!

Douglas and Jason, I’m so excited for your wedding in mere DAYS! It was so great finally meeting at your engagement shoot, and what I love most about you two is how playful you are. I’m obsessed with the fake running-for-office photos, and I love that you wanted to venture into the subway station for photos in a place you frequent daily. You’re so right: Love is in the everyday activities and places. That’s where it really lives, not just in the once-in-a-lifetime moments.

Enjoy these photos from your engagement shoot, and I’m so super thrilled about your wedding on Saturday!!

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NYC Engagement - Alex and Anthony

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Are these my wedding clients or my new best friends?

Alex and Anthony, I love that we share a love of ice cream (yummm!), dogs (sorry if I gave Ernie more attention than I gave you), our mothers (Mom always knows best), and of course love. Although you definitely have me beat on the fashion front! :P It was so wonderful meeting the three of you, and I don’t know how I’m going to wait until 2020 for your wedding!!

Enjoy these pics from your heavenly fall engagement shoot. :)

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Central Park Engagement - NYC - Caitlen and Matthew

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I’ve known Caitlen for many years, and she’s always been a light, a joy, a completely authentic energy that is inspiring to be around. I first met her when I was hired to go to Coastal Carolina University to take headshots for all the senior theater majors. My 45-minute shoot with Caitlen is still so memorable to me, as she was so sweet and bubbly yet grounded at the same time.

We did another round of headshots a few years after she moved to New York City, and we also hung out socially (although not enough!!). When she contacted me about taking her engagement photos, I was giddy at the prospect of shooting with her again, and I was also looking forward to meeting the guy that was lucky enough to be marrying this beautiful soul.

Matthew, I have to say that your sweetness and kindness make me so happy. Your love for Caitlen is so apparent and is so obviously grounded in respect and admiration. She has always been able to light up the camera, but your presence makes her shine even brighter.

Caitlen and Matthew, I’m so happy for you both! Our sunrise engagement shoot was everything I hoped it would be, and I’m so excited to share this sneak peek with you. Enjoy!! :D

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