Christina and Shaun messaged me about snapping their engagement photos this summer. The two actually live in Chicago (where they got engaged) but their love story began in DC. They had their first date at Cylde's in the district and their love story grew, eventually leading them to their life together in Illinois. Shaun proposed the day before her birthday over dinner before meeting a bunch of their close friends to celebrate.
This was a very emotional wedding for me. I have known Alyssa since we were about 6 years old. I used to go over to her house to bounce on her trampoline and dance to Brittany Spears. We were even in Girls Scouts together! When she asked me to photograph her wedding, I was extremely honored and so supremely excited that I had dreams about it for months!