Miki and Jacob Engagement // Chinese Cultural Center

“Meet me in Paris and then we’ll fly to Hong Kong. We’ll walk through the city parks on brick pathways under rice paper umbrellas. We’ll take wooden bridges over khoi fish in jade crystal ponds. I’ll buy you your favorite milk tea with those sweet gummy tapioca balls. And we’ll just sit and laugh under the warn wintery sun.”

Congrats to Miki and Jacob on their engagement! Thank you for allowing me to capture your engagement photos on Kodak Portra 400 film. I love these photos because the film makes it look like an 80s kung fu movie or something lol. Anyways, enjoy. 🙂

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Ethan and Erin Surprise Engagement // Agritopia Gilbert

sur·prise

sə(r)ˈprīz // noun

  1. an unexpected or astonishing event, fact, or thing.
    “the announcement was a complete surprise”
    • a feeling of mild astonishment or shock caused by something unexpected.

…and that’s exactly what happened. The thing I love about this it was pure candid emotion. You can’t manufacture the genuineness of Erin’s reaction and surprise. I’m truly excited for these two as they look forward to their wedding day. Congrats, Ethan and Erin!

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Jon and Madison Engagement // Flagstaff Lockett Meadow

“Light gives of itself freely, filling all available space.  It does not seek anything in return; it asks not whether you are friend or foe.  It gives of itself and is not thereby diminished.” -Michael Strassfeld

So true, Mr. Strassfeld. The light that’s captured in these photos I hope is reflected in a commitment of selfless love that these two have for each other. May you grow closer and closer as you reach your wedding day! Looking forward to it!

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