We like road-tripping together to new places. Hiking. Brunch. Lazy afternoons on the couch with our pups. We like running through the rain on the West Coast, like in the photo above that Twyla Jones snapped of us. We like kickin' butt on Mario Kart and covering the walls of our house in photos. We like black and white film and the inbetween moments, because we believe those moments are the ones that truly tell the story.
It was a foggy February morning and Cassie was climbing a fence so that we could take some photos at this amazing location. That's the first day I met her, and she's always pushing her creative boundaries so that she can continue to craft her vision.
She loves Boston Terriers, collecting coffee mugs, and developing film in a dark room while I tell bad jokes.
She is the most caring person I've ever met, and sees the world in the most beautiful way. She's always down for a last minute roadtrip, as long as we have some film. She photographs in a way that captures the way things feel, and for that I will always be a little bit envious, and incredibly proud.
THINGS SHE LIKES:
-true crime documentaries
-anything to do with Chip & Joanna Gaines
Total Memphian, Grizzlies fan, the brains behind this operation, my best friend, and the best dog dad ever. He is truly the most caring and thoughtful person and I wouldn't want to spend my days goofing around with anyone else on the planet. My favorite thing about this guy is the way he challenges me. Pushes me. Encourages me. He makes me feel unstoppable.
He's got either a book or a camera in his hand at all times, a cheesy dad joke on the tip of his tongue, and about 10,000 random facts about anything and everything all at once. He's prone to bringing me coffee each morning, dancing with me in the kitchen, beating me at Mario Kart, and getting songs stuck in my head for WEEKS at a time.
THINGS HE LIKES:
-Back to the Future
-basically anything on Youtube
OUR LOVE STORY
Okay, okay, I just really like telling this story.
*clears throat dramatically*
So, our story-book romance started much like many other fairytales do: Facebook.
I saw that he had taken some photos of a friend of mine and that he was doing a project with a panoramic film camera and developing his own film. I knew I had to meet this dude and get him to teach me how to develop my own film.
I messaged him, all but demanding he teach me, and of course he was willing.
A few weeks later he invited me to go hiking in Alabama with him to check out some caves (totally safe, right? No red flags at all.) And I said sure. He drove to pick me up around sunrise, and the entire time I was getting ready, the introvert in me brainstormed ways to get out of it. I eventually gave in and decided to just go. He picked me up, and I cautiously hopped into his car (unknowingly meeting my future husband for the first time) and we were off to our first adventure together.
Three hours later, we had arrived at our destination- only to see a giant iron rod fence standing between us and the caves. We attempted an (illegal) invasion, but eventually gave up and retreated to check out a few other spots that had caught our eye around Monte Sano State Park.
We eventually stumbled across an enchanted Japaneese Teahouse. Okay, maybe it isn't actually enchanted...but it is to me.
The woods around it was foggy and it felt like we had stepped into another world.
In a few short months, we will be back at the Teahouse to get married.
We couldn't think of any place more perfect to say our vows and start this chapter of our lives than the place where our story began together.
Every person that steps in front of our camera is letting down their guard and allowing us to photograph their most intimate moments. Their purest, unfiltered selves.
As a way of opening ourselves up and returning the vulnerability, we wanted to share more of ourselves with people that trust us enough to document such important days.
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