Monday, September 01, 2008

katie & steve's engagement session

This is Katie and Steve. They play really well together. That makes me really happy. :) We decided to drive around to find the perfect playground and only had to go a few blocks before we found just the right one. Prerequisites: bright colours, monkey bars, swing set, inspires silliness.

Katie and Steve are yet another couple who've made my job easy; they're so cute together and very obviously love being in each other's presence. And don't you just love Katie's smile? It's so open and genuine.

So it seems I cannot avoid pissing off mamma's the one on the left yelling at her babies to run away.
There were little pockets in the woods with canopies of lights. It was a nice place to stroll lazily after romping on the jungle gym.

Katie kept mentioning this "really pretty pink tree" which happened to be in the front yard of someone's house. Steve and I were a bit skeptical about whether or not we could sneak in a few shots without being arrested for trespassing. Steve grew up in the country...I'm from the city...which means we both expect to be met with guns when you knock on a stranger's door. Braver than either of us, Katie went up to the door and knocked. She was greeted by a very nice older gentleman who told her all about this mimosa tree his mother planted there several decades before and that we were welcome to take some photos with it. Oddly, I don't think I've seen one of these trees since the one at my grandmother's house down at the Jersey shore over 20 years ago. The scent transported me back and not even the threat of the bees that were all over it made me want to leave. Although it doesn't show its hot pink beauty, this shot is my favorite.
The wedding is only a few weeks away and I'm thrilled to be working with these guys again!

1 comment:

Susan Solo said...

Aw, these are sooo cute and FUN! I feel like I can really "see" their personalities. And nice job on the swing shot - I know (at least for me) those are hard to nail.