Brittany had contacted me almost a year ago to work with her and Daniel for their fall 2019 wedding. Brittany is an uber organized gal which I completely admire those whom are so prompt and who, overall, are seemingly always prepared! So, in early 2018 we made plans and set a date to have their engagement session this September.
These two lovebirds have been together since 2007 meeting just out of high school. Brittany knew Daniel was the one for her when moment after moment and, as time moved forward, she still has those same warm and fuzzy feelings for him as from when they first began dating.
A year ago this past June, Daniel planned a date for their mutual day off work. He took Brittany on a trip to the Chicago Botanical Gardens. The day was grey with drizzle and light rain. After walking around the park together in the rain (umbrellas were not packed) for over an hour, Brittany decided she wanted to visit one more unique spot shown on the garden map before she was ready to leave. Near a gazebo overlooking a pond, Daniel surprised Brittany by dropping down on his knee and proposing!
We made plans to meet at the Rotary Botanical Gardens in Janesville, WI. With an absolutely gorgeous parade of flowers, waterscapes and pruned English and Japanese garden zones, the park has similarities to the spot in which these two became engaged. The forecast, though, would not bend. Offering only snippets of partial sun callings throughout the afternoon and with proof of non-stop rain days in the recent past, we went for it anyhow. And I never have seen fate unfold quite as perfectly.
I followed Brittany and Daniel through the puddles and drizzle as we found nooks and foliage covers to stop in for photo opportunities. They explored and they enjoyed the opportunities showers can bring. These two beam when they're together! This is an exciting season in Brittany and Daniel's lives and I'm so happy that I could get to know them better and capture this beautiful, reminiscent afternoon with them! I'm looking forward to their wedding next September!
I have so many new favorites from our time together!
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