Hello friends, happy Tuesday! I’m on my way to get my oil changed (anyone wanna go for me? Bueller? Bueller?) but before I go I wanted to share Chris & Jenna’s cozy beach engagement session with you! This session was so much fun – partially because it was our first shoot of 2017 (YAY!!) and partially because they are such nice people, we really loved chatting and laughing with them! This year I feel like we’re really going to focus more on emotion than ever before; we’re perfectly capable of taking a nice photo that is technically correct but what’s even more important than that is capturing moments and feelings, so that when family and friends view the photos they can say ‘YES, thats exactly their personalities!’ I don’t think we will ever know if that really happens since we’re not actually there when the families see the photos, but that’s what we’re shooting for (pun intended).
Jenna and Chris really wanted their engagement photos taken at Jenna’s parents house in Westbrook – her best memories are from the beaches there in the same way that my (Erin’s) best memories are from Cape Cod. We were happy to oblige because it was so. pretty. The weather was perfect that day even though it’s January and we got so lucky with the overcast light. One of our favorite things about engagement sessions is just wandering around and stopping when we see something that looks interesting – luckily all of our couples have been okay with our wacky requests so far (‘go stand in that giant weed!’) and Jenna and Chris were more than happy to humor us. They are such fun to be around and after the session we went to Bill’s Seafood (which is where Peter and I met!) and chatted with them for another couple of hours; we can’t wait for their Lace Factory wedding in April and are so excited to share these photos with you!