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Fernbank Museum Atlanta Engagement Session

Sarah & Josh |
February 15, 2020

Fernbank engagement session collage

I cannot believe I’m standing here writing a blog for Sarah and Josh’s Fernbank Atlanta Engagement Session!!!

You know the saying, ‘If you love what you do you’ll never work a day in your life.’

It’s such a complicated concept because loving what you do is so multifaceted. So much more has to happen behind the scenes with this photography business than I ever thought, and sometimes (like you) I get overwhelmed and tired and I wonder if I can keep on keeping on.

And then people like this come into my life.

Woman in blue dress laughing with man in blue blazer during their engagement session at Fernbank

Sarah & Josh

You first met Sarah and Josh way back at Erin and Jordan’s wedding at Ashton Gardens. (wow my work has changed so much since then!!)

Sarah is Erin’s best friend, and she and I hit it off! She was SO much fun, and also a ton of help. When Sarah called me to ask if I could photograph her boyfriend Josh’s military homecoming at the airport, I was speechless. (Uh, YES! It was AMAZING.)

Engaged couple sitting in front of a white wall at Fernbank during their engagement session

After Josh’s homecoming, the two of them spent some time traveling; visiting family for the holidays, etc. 

And then Guess. Who. Got. Engaged. During. Their. Travels.

SARAH AND JOSH!!!!

I remember seeing her announce it on Facebook, and I was SUPER stoked for them!! Josh popped the question at Zion National Park (DREAMY!!) And as a friend I scrolled through the photos, teary eyed, just beaming for their happiness. And as a photographer, I tried so hard to stay silent. 

hahaha! 

But literally, I took a screenshot of her announcement and sent it to my husband with a text, “Do you think I’ll get to shoot their wedding?!?!?!!”

Atlanta Engagement Session | Fernbank Museum

Man and woman wearing blue standing in between white columns during their Fernbank engagement session

When she emailed me, I tried so hard to play it cool. Then I gave up, and filled my email with capital words and a trillion exclamation marks. Why hide excitement?! 

This is what dreams are made of.

These two met on Bumble, which is an online dating app and Sarah was Josh’s first date! He planned this super amazing evening for them beginning with dinner at Taverna in Buckhead, then some fun at Painting With A Twist, and wrapping things up with milkshakes at Cheesecaked.

Without further ado, enjoy…

Man and woman wearing blue standing in between white columns during their Fernbank engagement session
Man and woman laughing in front of a white wall at their Fernbank Engagement Session
Woman in blue dress with man in blue blazer during their Fernbank engagement session
Man and woman dancing at the bottom of a spiral staircase at Fernbank in Atlanta
Man and woman at their Engagement session at Fernbank museum
Woman wearing blue dress with man wearing blue blazer on stairs at Fernbank Museum
Woman wearing blue dress with man wearing blue blazer on stairs at Fernbank Museum
Woman wearing blue dress with man wearing blue blazer on stairs at Fernbank Museum
Black and white of engaged couple at Fernbank Museum in Atlanta
Man and woman laughing in front of a white wall at their Fernbank Engagement Session
Man and woman inside a circle window at Fernbank Museum during their engagement session
Close up of a rose gold engagement ring
Woman with flowy mustard yellow pants on during her engagement session at Fernbank in Atlanta
Woman with flowy mustard yellow pants on standing between white columns during her engagement session at Fernbank in Atlanta
Blond woman on man's back during their engagement session at Fernbank in Atlanta

Sarah and Josh, thank you so much for choosing me to celebrate this time in your lives and trusting me with these moments. I am SO excited for your wedding this July!! 🙂

Sarah’s Hair and Makeup Artist– Instagram @prettybykittyy

Sarah’s blue dress– Heart of Merigold Denim Blue Wrap Maxi Dress

Venue- Fernbank Museum

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  1. […] of my favorite moments as a wedding photographer is ‘clicking’ with my couples at their engagement session because *that’s* when I *know* the rest of their session is going […]

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