Brittany & Wes: The Engagement

Engagements

When Brittany and Wes get married this summer, she’s keeping her last name, and Wes seems to be OK with that. Meet the Taylors. – They met way back in high school, but neither one was ever interested in the other at the same time, so it wasn’t until much later that they actually had their first date. As Wes puts it, he knew that if he started dating Brittany, that would pretty much be “it,” so he had to wait until he was ready for a real relationship. 🙂

We photographed Wes & Brittany’s engagement session down in their hometown of Olympia, WA. After grabbing lunch at one of their favorite waterfront restaurants, we headed to Brittany’s parents’ home for a little tour. Brittany grew up in a gorgeous home right on the Puget Sound, and it is going to be perfect backdrop for their outdoor garden wedding this summer.

For their session, we started off by taking a few photos down by the water, then we headed over to her grandparents home for a few photos in the timberland surrounding their property. When we finished, we started packing up and were surprised by an invite to stay for dinner and get to know Wes & Brittany’s families! Since we are total suckers for good pizza, great wine, and even better conversation, we couldn’t resist! 😉 It truly was the perfect end to a perfect day, and we hope you enjoy these engagement photos!

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SLY : 13:29 May 6, 2010 Reply
Ok. Now these are just too cool! I love the shot of the boots. The 3rd photo! Amazing
sheri : 13:54 May 6, 2010 Reply
oh my my how I love this set. looove that wood pile background!
Mike Folden : 14:28 May 6, 2010 Reply
Well done! I love the mossy forest location. The boots of course are rad and the overall vibe is great. Very nice!
Alex Rubin : 14:47 May 6, 2010 Reply
Love the boot and running in the water shots. Great work!
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Jennifer | Zinchuk Studios : 16:09 May 6, 2010 Reply
Great session--so PacNW! LOVE the waders. So cute!!
Donna : 14:26 May 7, 2010 Reply
Gorgeous pictures! I love all of them.
Gail Taylor : 21:13 May 7, 2010 Reply
Gorgeous! I am so pleased to see that you captured their personalities and love for each other...from the mother of the bride.
Kim Bridges : 10:45 May 10, 2010 Reply
What beautiful pictures! I loved all of them.
Michaela : 10:52 May 11, 2010 Reply
I love these photos! Both of you look amazing and down to earth in the beautiful NW. I'm so happy for you two.
Kay Nichols : 11:06 May 11, 2010 Reply
These are absoulutely the best "engagement" pictures I've ever seen (including my own sons'!). Beautiful, refeshing to see a couple in love and being natural.
thepopes : 11:19 May 11, 2010 Reply
Gail, Michaela, & Kay~ I think my favorite part of these photos is that they truly feel like Wes & Brittany. Their beautiful personalities shone throughout the entire session and it was so much fun to capture the love that they share.

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