So this word was used in a conversation I was involved in the other day. The way this person used the word was not in relations to a party of some sort. She used the word to describe how she helped spread encouragement and excitement on another persons achievement.
After listening to her story I zoned out (what happens when a creative moment pops in my head) and realized I wanted Lisa and Jimmys engagement story shared the same way, through celebration.
Normally I would be sitting here writing about their life, their upcoming wedding and telling you the outline of their session and how it went. Todays post I am excited for you to read. I hope at the end of this post you too will help celebrate Lisa and Jimmys engagement!
Lisa contacted me a couple months ago about photographing her and Jimmys wedding in 2018 at the Dellwood Plantation in Chesterfield Va. I was estatic and of course said yes. We planned her engagement session while Jimmy and her were on vacation plus she wanted to include her children Logan and Lacey.
The session started like any normal session, until Logan and Lacy started letting down the usual shy barrier and trusting me. It didn’t take them too long to open up. They became so involved with the session it was like mini sessions for the both of them which I loved. “Let’s go here! Photograph me over there! Omg send me that image please!” Were just a few of the comments during Logan and Lacys part of the session. It’s something about when a child opens up and let’s their creative thoughts out mine tends to explode. Its magical. My face is like the emoji with red hearts as eyes.
Once I was done with the kids I spent the rest of our time photographing the main focus of that day, Jimmy & Lisa.
These two have a very strong connection. I’ve read books and watched many movies where couples would have this same type of connection Lisa and Jimmy have. But never in person have I physically seen it or experienced it. And man when come across it you can’t help but stare. The way Lisa would smile at Jimmy when he grabbed her hand to hold as they were walking. Or when Jimmy would wrap his arms around Lisa and look at her like she was a queen. This kind of love and connection warms your heart and releases butterflies of excitement in your stomach.
I cannot wait to continue the celebration next May. I am so glad I got to experience this moment in their lives and excited for all their family & friends to witness just how unique and genuine their love is too.
And queue the butterflies…..