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Entries in Unfake Engagement Shoots (16)

Wednesday
Dec072011

{Unfake E-shoot} Amy & Neal, Southern Beach Style!

Amy and Neal have a great story about how they met. It involves Match.com, a few missed connections, an ex-girlfriend (or something to that effect), and a sudden recognition that they were soul mates, after going around and around for months of barely dating. This little synopsis makes me want to sit down with them and nice big bottle of wine to hear all the details.

They were living in Los Angeles, enjoying the scene out there, and then decided to move to the southeastern coast of North Carolina. They LOVE the slower pace, the cheap parking at the beach, the bar scene, and the general feel of their new town!

Amy and Neal are an eclectic, thirty-something, punk/bohemian couple. I kind of want to be their friend. Seriously, anyone who understands why you should move from LA to the beaches of North Carolina? Yeah. I want to know YOU.

The photographer chose the colorful and seasonally abandoned boardwalk at Carolina Beach and the rocky beach at Fort Fisher for the ocean and scenery.  Their beach wedding on May 19, 2012, will be at Wrightsville Beach where The Candyman’s parents met! So romantic!

Wilmington Photographer  Charo Photo

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Congratulations on your engagement!

Friday
Nov252011

{Unfake E-Shoot} Book-Wormy Style!

Did everyone have a nice Thanksgiving? Did you eat yourselves silly? Yeah, us too. As far as family stuff goes? I would like for the record to show that I finally won a round of Scrabble (the real Scrabble, not that online crap) against my mother and The Candyman. DOODS, you have no idea how major that it. It was epic. And there was a lot of cursing...by all parties involved during the process. OK, maybe not my mom, but totally by me and The Candyman. Why? Because sometimes you must curse the Scrabble Gods.

But enough of that. Read on.. cutie-patootie e-shoot on deck!

Saonara and Anthony love to read together, so she and her fiance put together some cute outfits that best express their personal style.

For me? It’s ALL ABOUT that hat. Love.

Photographer  KWU Weddings

Location   Lock Haven Park, Orlando, Florida

 

Welcome to the Engagement Shoot of Saonara & Anthony!

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StFort_Ricks_KWU_Weddings_IMG9969_lowCongratulations!

Friday
Nov182011

{Unfake Engagement Shoot} Jennifer & Stefano in Ghost Town, USA!

Our couple Jennifer and Stefano won their engagement shoot at a benefit for Ear Candy, which is a charity that donates musical instruments to children in need. The couple was photographed at Goldfield, a southwestern ghost town (SPOOKY!) in Apache Junction, Arizona.  They were just married in Florence, Italy, where Stefano has family.

Photographer  Photography by Verdi

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Congratulations to Jennifer & Stefano!

Friday
Nov112011

{Unfake Engagement Shoot} À Paris!

So how about we lighten things up today? Yes, I think a little eye-candy is just what the blog doctor ordered. Yesterday was a little intense, no?

One of the best parts about writing this blog are all the photo submissions I get to look at. Big weddings, small weddings, vintage engagement shoots, backyard BBQ’s….all sorts and shapes and sizes and budgets and styles.

Today’s engagement shoot is one I was particularly drawn to for it’s simplicity. It just feels modern to me in a way that certainly isn’t sterile, which I often get from lots of clean, straight lines. I like the story behind this shoot too. Enjoy!

Randy and Diana had just gotten engaged when friends of theirs announced that they would be married in Paris,  Fall of 2011. Excited for the international affair, they decide to take advantage of the gorgeous French backdrop and make their engagement portraits in the City of Lights. They chose international wedding photographer Jacquelyn Poussot to create their photos in the gorgeous Musee de L'Orangerie - home of one of the most exquisite collections of Claude Monet's Water Lily paintings. The oval shape gallery lends itself to the most dynamic backdrop... even for Paris. The shoot took place October 7th, 2011 during Paris Fashion Week. Randy and Diana live in San Jose, CA, and will be wed in the late summer of 2012.

Photographer Jacquelyn Poussot Photography, Venue Musee de L’Orangie, Paris

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Congratulations y’all!

Sunday
Nov062011

Sunday Night SMOOCHES!!

This adorable couple, taken by Courtney Bowlden Photography, was all about the smooches. And here at T30SB, we are ALL ABOUT the smooches. Enjoy.

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