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Engagements

Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.

Engagements

Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.

5 LGBTQ Olympian Weddings That You Should Know About

5 LGBTQ Olympian Weddings That You Should Know About

It's been a long (almost five year!) wait for the Summer Olympic Games, but on July 23, fans will become reacquainted with their favorite athletes from all around the world. A lot has happened since the Olympic torch was last lit: crushes have blossomed into...

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Couple Engaged at the Decatur Alpaca Cottage

Couple Engaged at the Decatur Alpaca Cottage

Avery and Kristen first met at their current work in a small southeastern Tennessee town. They had both been hurt by relationships in the past, and neither was sure that they would ever be able to find true love. However, they were drawn to each other instantly,...

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How Much You Should Spend on an Engagement Ring

How Much You Should Spend on an Engagement Ring

Getting married is one of the most exciting experiences in life. Countless online articles discussing cuts, carats, and clarity demonstrate the importance of the engagement ring, a purchase that signifies the a first step towards marriage. However, it is just as...

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Kara and Chadwick’s Sunny Rosemary Beach Engagement

Kara and Chadwick’s Sunny Rosemary Beach Engagement

Chadwick dropped down on one knee and asked Kara to marry him on a sunny November afternoon in Rosemary Beach, Florida. Their story began in the same place, on the same grass, under the same sun, many months ago. “Life” brought them together, and they’ve never looked...

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A Perfect Paris Proposal

A Perfect Paris Proposal

We're celebrating Valentine's Day 2020 by sharing this magical proposal that recently took place in Paris, France. The adorable couple not only shared their engagement story with us, but also let us in on how they first met. Get all the details below! From the groom,...

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Snowy Hometown Engagement in Snoqualmie Pass, Washington

Snowy Hometown Engagement in Snoqualmie Pass, Washington

Alexa and James were praying for a snowy, winter engagement session. Since they’re getting married in early September 2020, where hopefully the Seattle area will grant some sun, they wanted a beautiful wintery scene for their images. Even the night before looked like...

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A Bubbly, South Carolina Toast to a New Year of Weddings

A Bubbly, South Carolina Toast to a New Year of Weddings

Southern Bride is welcoming 2020 with this festive, engagement story! Tim and Desiree are college sweethearts but their story begins back in high school. Desiree's Mom and Tim's Dad, both teachers at the same school, were work friends. The couple first met eleven...

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Summertime Engagement Session Inspiration

Summertime Engagement Session Inspiration

We are loving this simple style engagement shoot featuring an adorable real couple, Katie and Jared. If you are planning a summertime engagement session you don't need anything more than the gorgeous outdoors and the perfect partner. Keep it simple and the summer sun...

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Romantic Icelandic Proposal

Romantic Icelandic Proposal

Romain and Anne decided they didn’t want the typical beach holiday, so they found their way to Hidden Iceland private tours, where their trip included a five-hour glacier hike and tour. Anne assumed that Romain’s eagerness to take her onto a shimmering blue glacier in...

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Countryside Engagement Shoot

Countryside Engagement Shoot

These college sweethearts are showing off their Texan roots with a countryside engagement shoot. Macey and Cody met in college while dancing the night away...and the rest is history. Now almost three years later, they are celebrating their engagement with these...

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Engagement Shoot in Leesburg, Virginia

Engagement Shoot in Leesburg, Virginia

Justin and Emily marked the beginning of their lifelong commitment with a gorgeous photo shoot at The Oatlands Historic House in Leesburg, Virginia. Pastel floral arrangements matched the elegance of the house, and the couple kept it classic with Emily in a white...

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Engagement Session in Birmingham, Alabama

Engagement Session in Birmingham, Alabama

These two med students didn't let busy lives keep them from having a dreamy engagement session. Lydia McCormick and Zach Hughes got engaged last fall and celebrated in December with this memorable shoot. English Village in Birmingham, Alabama provided a storybook...

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Engagement Session in Washington, DC

Engagement Session in Washington, DC

Happy National Love Your Pet Day! We are busy loving this couple who included their furry best friend when memorializing their engagement. Tianii Sharpe and TJ Hudson marked the beginning of their engagement with an unforgettable session at The Jefferson Memorial in...

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Everything You Need to Know About Engagement Rings

Everything You Need to Know About Engagement Rings

The 6 C’s You Must-Know from Michelle Demaree If you are one of the 2.3 million couples getting engaged this year, you are sure to set yourself apart by being in-the-know. Most websites will tell you about the 4 C’s of diamonds, but there are 2 more C’s that must be...

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Alys Beach Engagement Session

Alys Beach Engagement Session

We are always looking for good ways to celebrate an engagement, and this couple will inspire anyone. After the proposal in early October, an engagement session at Alys Beach in Florida was the perfect way to start this new chapter in their lives. The couple wandered...

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Former Miss America Hosts Surprise Engagement Party

Former Miss America Hosts Surprise Engagement Party

Former Miss. America's surprise engagement party gave her sister an unforgettable day. Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, invited her sister, Meena, to an event at the Rainbow Room in the one and only New York City. When an extra ticket happened to appear, Meena got to...

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