Hello friends!! Over the past few weeks, Arturo and I have been thinking about the idea of Couple's Mini Sessions. We absolutely adore photographing couples and the love they share. So often a couple may think they'll only need a photographer if they're engaged, getting married or celebrating an anniversary. While those are all totally valid reasons to hire a professional photographer, today's post was written to encourage you to celebrate the in-between moments of your relationship. Maybe you two just found out your family is going to be growing, or you just want to remember how your life looked together at this particular point in time. Plus, it's always nice to have updated photographs of you both around your home! Still wondering why you should hire a professional photographer to take photos of you two? Read my blog post, 4 Everyday Reasons to Book a Couple's Portrait Session.
Aside from the fact that we love working together on each of our engagement sessions and wedding days, Arturo and I are big believers in celebrating life every single day, no matter how big or small whatever it is you're celebrating. Because of this, we've decided to offer Couple's Mini Sessions! Whether you're celebrating an anniversary or just everyday life together, our mini sessions allow us to document your life and love as it looks today.
The Couple's Mini Sessions are $250 and include the following:
* A 30-minute session at the location of your choice
* Digital images
* Private, password protected online gallery
* Print release
* BONUS: Session planning guide with what to expect, outfit inspiration and more.
To book your Couple's Mini Session today, email email@example.com.
Click through the blog posts below to see more couple's portrait sessions, or view our Engagements & Couples Gallery!
Melissa and Andy met back in 2010 when they were both volunteer EMTs in their hometown of Goshen, Connecticut. Last year in mid-July, Andy contacted me looking for a photographer to capture his wedding proposal to Melissa at Cranbury Park in Norwalk. Shortly before they arrived at the park, Andy had told Melissa that he'd hired a portrait photographer for a photo session since they didn't have any professional photos of the two of them. About halfway through their session, Andy got down on one knee, pulled out a beautiful engagement ring and asked her to be his wife!
Earlier this year, Nika and Javier were on vacation in North Carolina together, enjoying the fresh spring air from the warmth the hot tub at their vacation home. Javier told Nika he needed to go inside and get something, so she said she'd go with him. Thinking they were finished with the hot tub for the day, Nika went into the closest to grab a sweatshirt to block the chill of the early spring air. As she turned to return outside, there was Javier, down on one knee exclaiming, " I can't wait," holding a box with a beautiful engagement ring!
We had the most beautiful golden hour sunset at Emelia and Jon's Walnut Beach engagement session in Milford, Connecticut on Sunday!! The crisp October breeze gently blew against our faces as Arturo and I photographed the future Mr. & Mrs. Compared to the crazy humidity we'd had the weekend before, the four of us were so happy to finally be able to enjoy the autumn weather with sand between our toes at the beach!
In early July, Peter proposed with the most beautiful diamond ring from Ken & Dana Design on the tennis court where Alexa used to go to camp as a child! I don't even think she had made it to the 24-hour mark of being engaged when she reached out to me asking about my availability to photograph her engagement session. Alexa explained that she had been following my work for a few years on Facebook, and knew long before Pete ever proposed that she wanted us to photograph the two of them at Tod's Point in Greenwich, Connecticut. To say I was completely honored would be an understatement!
Meagan and Alan met nearby at the Pequot Yacht Club in Southport and are getting married at The Inn at Longshore in Westport next year. We had originally planned to take their engagement photos at Harkness Memorial State Park, but it was unfortunately closed on the day of their session due to a heavy rainstorm the night before. Being eager to keep their engagement session date, it only made sense that Southport was their backup location!
We had some of the most beautiful golden light for Joey and Bill's engagement session at one of our all-time favorite wedding venues, Chamard Vineyards, in Clinton, Connecticut! Spending time with Joey and Bill felt like we were hanging out with old friends. Arturo and I have known Joey's mom for a few years, so when she told us her only daughter was getting married and wanted us to photograph her wedding, we felt so, so honored!
As soon as I heard Kelley and Jason's proposal story when they inquired about wedding photography last November, I knew we were going to be great friends! Kelley and Jason are sweet, loving and oh so outgoing! They invited Arturo and me to their home in Fishkill, New York, nestled in the heart of the Hudson Valley. This is the first home that the future Mr. & Mrs. purchased together, so they decided to go a bit off the beaten path and have an in-home engagement session!
After creating a detailed plan, Landon decided Charmard Vineyards in Clinton, Connecticut would be an ideal place for him to propose to his girlfriend, Kara. He was totally spot on! Chamard has beautiful grounds, a rustic charm inspired by the Napa Valley and countless rows of grapevines to walk through for romantic portraits. It's definitely one of my favorite venues to photograph my clients at!
These two are ENGAGED!! Chris reached out to me last Monday about photographing a long-planned wedding proposal to his girlfriend (now fiancée!), Melissa. He met with Arturo and me the following day, telling us how much he loved her and knew that it was time to pop the big question! On Saturday night, all of his hard work paid off when he asked his best friend to marry him!!
Elissa was one of the first people I met when I started my freshman year of college almost nine years ago! When I found out they became engaged this past March, I was so happy for them! About two months ago, Elissa reached out to me for engagement photos, explaining that she and David were interested in having them taken in Central Park. I was ecstatic!