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Outdoor Engagement Session at Seven Springs | Lydia and Tommy

April 29, 2021

Oh boy am I excited about and for these two! This outdoor engagement session at Seven Springs was absolutely amazing, and I LOVED every minute of it.

I met Lydia years ago while photographing her brother’s wedding and she’s one of those people you instantly fall in love with. Audrey and I both looked at each other and we knew she was perfection for us!

I got to see Lydia again when we did a Mommy & Me session for her and Lexi and YEP, still perfection with an added bit of amazing spice included in Lexi… who I also adore!

You can imagine my excitement when I was scrolling through SM and saw that she shared the exciting news of hers and Tommy’s engagement.

I instantly thought to myself “PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE pick me!“.

When I reviewed the email from Lydia asking about dates and information I was SO happy.

With only two dates remaining for 2021 wedding couples I was relieved when she shared their date with me. She assumed I was already booked and expressed how bummed she was about it, so I LOVED that I got to share that I WAS available and had a sigh of relief about it!

I would not have wanted to miss out on this wedding and I would have been so upset if I had to.

I had seen photos of the three of them on SM and I loved reading her words about him and their relationship but it never really does someone justice; and that was the FIRST thing I said to them when they met me at Seven Springs for their Engagement session.

“Tommy, you are so handsome, photos don’t do you justice!”.

I fell in love with Tommy also and can see why Lydia loves him so much.

I already knew he was a lucky guy because Lydia and Lexi are amazing. I’m so grateful their paths lead back to one another.

They have a pretty cool story but I think I’ll save that one for the wedding. For now, enjoy their amazing session that I loved SO much.

One last thing, peep that intense neck holding kiss photo. This is their signature pose and I loved hearing that it was how their first kiss went. Meant to be!


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