Spring Sunset Engagement Session || Joe & Alexis

Engagements, In Love

May 9, 2018

Joe and Alexis’s story is like a romantic movie…

After dating for a little bit in college and remaining friends afterwards, there was a moment when they almost wouldn’t have ended up together in the end if not for Joe’s persistence in reaching out to Alexis one last time to see if they had something special even after he thought she may no longer be interested (spoiler alert, she was! It was just a misunderstanding).

“The whole experience did make me ponder a reality where I couldn’t have Alexis in my life. It made me immediately realize that if I wanted Alexis to be a part of my life that now was the time to make that future a reality. I made it my mission to let her know how I felt about her and show her that we could make this relationship work”

Oh and Joe also serves in the military and was stationed overseas for almost a year and Alexis wrote letters to Joe every. single. day.

You know, that kind of magical romantic movie <3

I first met them at their consultation via Skype while he was stationed overseas, so I didn’t meet them in person until their engagement session last week, but I knew I just loved this couple from the moment we started emailing and Joe sent me a multi-paragraph long email of their relationship story. I love how much they adore each other and genuinely care for each other. I knew they would be easy to photograph just based on my knowledge of their sweet story, but I was not prepared for just how adorable they were together! They even brought the letter Joe wrote to Alexis when he proposed to the shoot so that I could use it for ring shots <3

Joe and Alexis, I loved finally meeting you guys in real life and hanging out with you and getting to know you two better. I seriously cannot WAIT for your wedding day!

As always, I had a super hard time narrowing down my favorites to share for their blog, but I did it!! Enjoy some of my favorites for their shoot! :)

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  1. Lou Higuera says:

    Congratulations Joe and Alexis! This is very exciting!!!

  2. Shirley says:

    Joe & Alexis, your story is precious…as are you!! Our love & best wishes from your Virginia family…
    Aunt Shirley, Cousin Connie & families

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