Ben & Karina – Spring Couple Session | Furman University – Greenville, SC | South Carolina Wedding Photography

Couples & Engagements;  One of my favorite things to photograph, aside from weddings, of course.  But my favorite is when I get to photograph my past wedding clients outside of their big day.  I worked with Ben & Karina last year for their gorgeous October barn wedding (you can see that post here) and was needing a couple for a model call as I wanted to photograph Furman University’s beautiful Spring trees and needed the perfect couple.  Ben & Karina were indeed that perfect couple.

They volunteered right away and I knew it was going to be perfect.  We only worked together on their wedding (they already had engagement photos done when they booked me for their wedding) but we get along so very well and they are just wonderful together.  It was a match made in heaven, obviously.  We were going to be doing an anniversary session this October for them as they had a little time left over from their wedding that wasn’t used.  But they told me that Ben was offered a job and they were going to be moving very soon after 😦 So, this shoot was perfect for them to have even if it weren’t on their anniversary.

It was incredibly hard picking out a handful from their session as I could’ve easily posted them all.  I adore how expressive they are about their love and it shows so much through these photos.  So without further ado, this beautiful spring and love-filled session and as few photos that I could manage to share 😛

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It’s always a joy working with Ben & Karina and this was no exception.  Since our session together, they’ve since moved (very recently, actually) to another state and have moved into their new home 🙂  I wish you both the absolute best of luck in your new adventure together!

 

Jenn 2018

Spring Kids Session 2018 | Campbell’s Covered Bridge – Landrum, SC | South Carolina Wedding Photography

It’s always a pleasure working with my dear friend April.  She was coming up to NC to visit with her in laws and said that she wanted to get together for some pictures of her son, Dalton, and her niece and nephew.  I brought up Campbell’s Covered Bridge as an option as it was right smack dab in the middle of us, and it was perfect.  I don’t think I’ve met a more photogenic little group of children, of course, they are still kids, but we got some great smiles out of them which made for some priceless photos 🙂

Here are just a few of my faves 🙂

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At the end, April pulled me aside and went behind the bridge and got a few of just Dalton, but he wasn’t in the mood anymore, so we got these priceless faces, haha.  It was, as always, fantastic getting to see April and Dalton, plus meeting her MIL (mother-in-law) and adorable niece and nephew was a blast as well.  We gotta get YOUR family some time or another, girl! 😉

Thank you for meeting up with me for some great photos, and even better memories 🙂

 

Jenn 2018

Andersen Family – Fall 2017 | Inman, SC | South Carolina Wedding Photographer

I photographed this gorgeous family back around Thanksgiving.  All of the family was getting together for the holidays since most live out of state.  Eva contacted me to do their family portraits at her parents’ home in Inman near Lake Bowen and their backyard was THIS gorgeous view (first photo below).  We took the opportunity to capture her parents with their grandbabies and having the family together.  Took to the front yard for some shade while the sun set a little bit and then to their backyard for this gorgeous lake as a background.

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They ended the session with the kids throwing footballs around and rolling down the hill in the crunchy leaves and wrestling like little boys do.  Just watching kids run around and be kids is one of the best things in life.

I enjoyed meeting Eva and her wonderful family and am joyed at the opportunity to photograph everyone together at once 🙂

 

Jenn 2018

Fulmer Family – Fall 2017 | Campbell’s Covered Bridge – Landrum, SC | South Carolina Wedding Photographer

Working with this wonderful family was a treat!  It was a little hard to get everyone together at the same time for this session, so I was happy that I was available for them 🙂

The Fulmer family session consisted on Great grandparents, grandparents, moms and dads, an aunt, and of course, those sweet grandbabies.  I know how important it is to capture these moments together when you have everyone together.  They requested to do them at Campbell’s Covered Bridge in Landrum, which is such a perfect spot for fall photos.  I’m so happy with how everything turned out 🙂

Here are some of my favorites!

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Thank you Fulmer family for allowing me to document your family together!  I hope you are able to cherish these photos for a lifetime 🙂

 

Jenn 2018

Blake & Alyssa – Engaged | Furman University – Greenville, SC | South Carolina Wedding Photographer

I met Blake & Alyssa in the fall of 2017 to discuss their upcoming May wedding.  We immediately hit it off in that Starbucks.  Like, “Heck yes, this couple is amazing and I can’t wait to shoot their wedding!” kind of feeling.  We shot their engagements shortly after our initial meeting and the day went perfectly!  No direction was really needed for these two as they are naturals in front of the camera, but when you have a couple who love each other THIS much, it’s easy peasy (lemon squeezey).

Every now and then when Alyssa would kiss Blake on the cheek, he always made this face where he would just look straight up (I caught it MULTIPLE times during our shoot, lol).  They were constantly making each other laugh and when we had to get serious, they were seriously the best.  I was able to try something new with them and they were absolute rock stars during my trials, haha.

Just simply going back and looking through these photos for this feature helped me remember how much I love working with them and how amazing their wedding will be next month.  If they show their love this easily for an engagement shoot, their wedding is going to be so chock-full-o-love that tears may be shed.  Fair warning, guys 😉

Here are a, not so, few of my favorites from Blake & Alyssa’s engagement photos 🙂

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Blake & Alyssa are to be married on May 12th, 2018 at the beautiful Barn & Stables at Forevermore Farms in Moore and I am very excited to be a part of their big day 🙂

 

Jenn 2018