I absolutely love engagement sessions and I highly recommend them to all couples before they get to their wedding day. Photographers are with you almost more than anyone else on your big day, and an engagement session will help you and your fiancé get to know the photographer and how he/she works before your wedding. The engagement session also gives you both a chance to be in front of a camera together before your big day, which is going to make your wedding day experience feel so smooth, seamless and comfortable.
This is why I was more than thrilled when I was contacted by the lovely Kim for an engagement session at Central Park. Since we were scheduling the session for early March, I knew it was going to be a bit cold the weekend of our session… until a week before our shoot, when the weather forecast promised a sunny, warm Saturday morning. I emailed Kim right away. “I was looking at the weather for this weekend and it looks like it’s going to be really nice on Saturday (mostly sunny and low humidity). I’m super excited!”, I wrote, and she responded back enthusiastically.
But of course, things don’t always go as planned. I noticed the day right before our session that the temperature had gone down and it was going to be a bit colder than we had anticipated. “Yeah it’s freezing and I’m thinking about wearing a dress haha,” she emailed me back after I messaged her to confirm our session. Kim and her fiancé were coming up from Florida and were only spending that weekend in the City. Nothing was going to keep us from getting these pictures taken.
And an engagement session we had. This wonderful couple powered through the cold on one of the most frigid Saturday mornings in March 2017. And they were wonderful. Such a fun couple to work with! It’s amazing how their love shined through all of the images. You can see some of the images from their amazing shoot below.