May 13, 2013

Wedding Bells: Engagement Photos

all photos taken by Alex Smirnov 

Since I barely dive into my personal life here I wanted to take this time out to share this moment and these special photos with you all. If you keep up with me on twitter, instagram or even remember my post from October you'll know that I'm engaged and in the midst of planning a wedding. My fiance and I had our engagement photo session last month at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. We seriously couldn't have asked for a better time. We went with a photography company -George Street Photography- and picked out our photographer on work alone, so this was the first time meeting Alex. It's a pretty nerve wrecking feeling not knowing the person you'll be working with (especially since my fiance's sister generously bought us an engagement photographer in Hawaii, where we got engaged. We had some really beautiful shots but to put it nicely the photographer wasn't for us)...Since the last experience wasn't stellar, I was totally nervous on top of not being 100% comfortable in front of a camera...which you'd think for a fashion blogger who takes style photos sitting pretty in front of a camera would be easy.WRONG. I'm so uncomfortable in front of a camera unless its my fiance or someone I know well, and even then I feel awkward. I honestly couldn't have been more thrilled to have Alex be our photographer. He was a freaking ball. Running around, picking up some random Asian guy as our 2nd photographer since he wouldn't stop following us, and almost getting caught by  security for sitting in grass we weren't allowed in...o and of course getting my fiance into an ice-cream truck. He felt more like a friend...with a really nice camera. He allowed us to be able to be the corky loving couple that we are, which his camera caught so beautifully. I def. have no worries about my wedding day photos, I know he's going to do an AMAZING job.

I know as planning really starts to pick up, I'll  post more personal stuff, DIY projects, and whatever else I see fit. If you are truly interested in know what the heck is going on please follow me on  twitter and instagram...or even pinterest (since you'll be able to get a feel for my wedding inspiration).

outfit details:
on Heather
Jacket: American Eagle | Dress: LOFT Ann Taylor | Sneakers: American Apparel

on Brian:
Shirt: Banana Republic | Jeans: Banana Republic | Sneakers: Keds 

18 comments so far

  1. SO FLIPPING SWEET!!!!! <3 <3

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  2. eeee! these are so cute! I'm so happy for you dear <33

    XO Sahra
    EffortlessCool

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  3. Aw, I LOVE your photos! You guys look so happy and of course you look fabulous :) Congrats!!!

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  4. OMG Heather! So freakin cute!!! I love the ice cream truck photo!

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  5. These are really beautiful & you two are just the most adorable couple! :) I love the first photo & the icecream van one as well!
    I know exactly what you mean about photos too, I'm the same & even when it's my boyfriend taking them I still feel super awkward!

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  6. how freakin adorable is this?! LOVE it!! congrats <3

    xo's

    -teeney
    http://christeeney.blogspot.com
    instagram: @christeeney

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  7. aww so cute!! I love the ice cream truck one :)

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  8. omg... YOU GUUUYYYSSS! This is just so cute!!!! xxxx

    Render Sublime

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  9. congrats!! this is soo cute!

    www.beckspick.com

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  10. Oh so lovely! just stunning girl!

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  11. So romantic photos! Congrats in advance dear. :)

    New post is up!
    XX, IamJenniya

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  12. Such cute photos, you guys look so incredibly happy..!

    FJM
    x

    http://www.flapjackmelody.blogspot.com.au

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  13. This is adorable! Congrats dear! The photos came out amazing.

    Best, x http://chictrends.co.uk/

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  14. AHHH, I CANNOT GET OVER HOW CUTE THESE ARE! Seriously, so so adorable and so exciting for you guys :D

    And I love seeing your wedding updates on twitter and instagram!

    star-crossed smile

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