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A Paris Anniversary Session. We are shaking with excitement right now! Literally trembling as the adrenalin runs though us! Imagine us dancing and spinning circles around the room, fist pumping in the air, and blasting the music (and by blasting I mean wouldn’t disturb the neighbors). That could sum up what we feel like right now and for a few reasons. Today we’re sharing a snippet of a very chilly early morning with session of Paul and Rachel, a six month Paris Anniversary Session to be exact. What more could a newlywed couple ask for right?!
Each and every year of our business we write out our goals and dreams for the new year (watch out for 2018’s coming next week!). We always enjoy scrolling through previous years lists to see what we had on our big audacious dream list, you know the ones that are almost too big to say out-loud, the ones that scare you to pieces, but yet thrill you at the same time. We started our business seven years ago and our lists started with book 5 weddings this year, to book one out of town wedding, to one out of state wedding, to one international wedding. We were blessed to cross off the first few off our list the very year we created it, but our BIGGEST dream for years and years was to become an international wedding photographer which was checked off in 2017!
Intentional travel is no joke! Yeah, there’s the glamours side of things to travel the world doing what you love, and hands down we would do it again and again, but we were so glad we prepared for this trip. Besides dressing for the temperature, but learning that specific countries customs, memorizing a few polite phrases, reading up on the dangers of not only being a tourist, but one caring around a lot of expensive gear (that’s another blog coming up soon – a total must read!).
Are we going back? We’ve gotten asked this at least a dozen times. Absolutely! Next time we’ll stay a bit longer and explore more of France outside of Paris. Can’t you see it now… cobblestone streets, quaint chateaus, lavender fields as long as the eye can see, the castles, and the coastline. We have even created a custom international travel collections for those wanting to plan an epic Eiffel Tower proposal, an engagement session filled with history and architecture like no other, and a wedding or elopement that would be picture perfect and stories told for generations to come! We’ve definitely been bitten by the travel bug!
Here’s a sneak peek into our Paris anniversary session with Paul and Rachel as we dream about what countries we want to hit next! Where do you think we should go?
Don’t hold back this year! Celebrating a monumental anniversary or maybe you just really want to have updated portraits of you and your love? France, Italy, Spain, Ireland, Iceland, or The Netherlands. Do it! View some of our past anniversaries to get some ideas on what we’ve done, but skies the limit! From oceanfront sunsets, valley vineyards, to the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Together we will curate your perfect setting! Paris is the true city of love!