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Hilton Head Engagement

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After meeting with Jason and Nicole this past spring I remember just how certain they were on waiting until the early fall to take their engagement sessions. I told them we could brainstorm some ideas together to find a great location for their portraits. I keep a notebook both physical and virtual full of location ideas so I threw a couple their way. When Nicole came back to me and asked about taking their engagement photos on Hilton Head Island in the Sea Pines/ Harbor Towne district I was thrilled. Although Hilton Head has never been on my photo location list (mainly because of distance from the Charlotte area) I couldn't contain my excitement to shoot in this location with these super cool people.

As the theme of this year has been, however, the weather comes to ruin my plans. This time in the form of a hurricane names Dorian. I sent the couple a message as soon as I heard so we could keep an eye on its progression towards the Carolinas, luckily the hurricane missed us and the weather was lovely. I met Jason and Nicole on the Harbor Town Pier, next to the lighthouse. The beach town vibe, the Spanish moss, and the sunset was everything a photographer could ask for as far as location goes. Not to mention my couple is super rad (I might be biased) and was down to take their shoes off and get in the water, borrow a bike, and try lots of fun poses. We had an incredible time and it shows.

Smitten at Smith Lake

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DSC_0025 I met Brooklyn and Justin at Smith Lake in Mt. Pleasant today for an engagement shoot, for mid February, it was a beautiful partly sunny and 65 day. Apart from the weather, it was amazing moreover to help capture the love and affection between two people.

Brooklyn and Justin also brought a surprise along with them, their recently adopted puppy and their two horses. It was magical and fun getting to photography these two with their growing animal family.

Ps. The horses had a good time too!

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