Thursday, May 16, 2013

Julianna's Trick Session and Proposal



Hey everybody!

Matt called me with some exciting news: he was in the middle of planning a proposal to his girlfriend (and lifelong friend), Julianna, and wanted our help to capture it! We've known Julianna for a couple years and were so honored to be a part of this happy time, and Mere put on her creativity cap and helped devise a foolproof plan!

Here's how it went down...
Matt gave Julianna a Riffraff giftcard (she lives in Tulsa and never gets to come to Fayetteville to see one of her favorite stores) for Mother's Day, as well as a "mom/daughter portrait session with the Benfields"

Sneaky, right? It gets better.

Matt claimed to be spending Mother's Day with his own mother in Oklahoma, so the girls were to make it a girls day in Fayetteville.

See where we're going with this?
I started shooting images of Julianna with her sweet 8-year-old daughter, Taya. Aren't they major presh?


As I had them walking down toward me, Matt revealed himself from our super secret hiding place.  Julianna was surprised! (which apparently is hard to do!)



Special little family time... #heartmelt



I gave Taya my other camera (don't worry, it's insured!) and had her help me shoot a few pics of Matt and Julianna...

As this happened...



I could hear her answer. Instead of "yes" she said, "of course."  So cute.






What an amazing couple.



We shot a few family portraits! First official!



Here's my cute 2nd shooter in action... I didn't even have to tell her what to do! #naturaltalent



I'm SO looking forward to more shooting with this wonderful family!  Wedding planning in the works!

Talk to you soon,
Dale

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