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Charlotte and Tom’s engagement session in November was full of so much laughter and unexpected treats! Charlotte and I connected through one of my close friends from college, Amy, who worked with Charlotte for a long time at their library! When Charlotte got engaged, Amy texted me that she gave her my name and would love to connect! Knowing how supportive Amy has always been about my business, I knew she would send me some of the sweetest humans in the world, and these two certainly did not disappoint! I made the trip over to Long Island, NY for their engagement session where they invited me into their home that Tom had completely renovated with his own two hands. It was BEAUTIFUL, cozy, and so homey! Amy actually picked me up from the train station so I didn’t have to Uber and she joined us for the session, which was SO much fun. She helped keep Charlotte and Tom cracking up and encouraged the entire afternoon!
We started their session inside, cozying up on their couch and just letting them snuggle up together with their coffee mugs. Then, we headed outside to their backyard and played with their chickens!!! I was in heaven getting to photograph, pet, and feed their little chicky gals! After the chickens, they lit up the fire pit and roasted some marshmallows before heading down the road to the little beach nearby to finish up their session!
These two met online, hit it off, and went on their first date to get sushi! They had a picnic on the beach that we went to for their engagement session! Charlotte said there was so much laughter on that first date and that there was an instant connection!
Charlotte says, “Tom is the type of person who will take his shirt off of his back for you. He is so kind and giving. He goes above and beyond what any human normally would for other humans. He is truly the kindest person to his core. There is also a sense of safety even when I’m not around him. It’s very comforting. We’ve also just been through it all and his strength has never wavered. He has a beautiful soul.”
Tom had such sweet things to say about Charlotte, as well: “Charlotte is very selfless and does a lot hoping it will be for the good of others. She is extremely environmental friendly and has made me much more conscientious of things I could do to better the earth. Charlotte has helped me find ways to relax and try to take better care of myself; it is very easy for me to run around like a maniac and run myself into the ground. She has made me realize that there is much more to life than just going to work and mowing the lawn. I have become a better person since I have met her.” I love how much these two value life experiences together and supporting one another through everything!
Charlotte and Tom, thank you both so much for your joyful spirits and kind nature. I absolutely loved connecting with you two and seeing your stomping grounds! I’m SO excited to be back in October for your beautiful wedding day! Xoxo
Here’s what Amy way doing while Charlotte and Tom were snuggling up with their book! Hahah 🙂
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