Lauren & Tyler {engaged}

It’s been so long since their first date they can’t even remember what they did.  It was probably spent at the movies or holding hands at the mall, and it was definitely chauffeured by one of their moms.  I mean, when you are in the 8th grade – what other options are there?  From 8th grade and throughout their teenage years they were boyfriend and girlfriend and there isn’t a memory of high school that doesn’t have the other in it.  When it came time for college at the end of the summer, Lauren figured it was time to spread her wings and see what else was out there.  Nobody finds their soul mate at 13, right? …

Life moved on.  New friends, new experiences, she had boyfriends, he had girlfriends.  They’d become one another’s past.  The past always would seem hauntingly close when they’d run into one another on school breaks.  Locking eyes across a crowded room, there was still an electricity there.  But time went on and nothing ever came of it.  Until… one day while at school, Lauren received an unexpected phone call from a friend letting her know Tyler’s dad had been injured in a serious welding accident.  Her first instinct was to call Tyler, but she knew he was probably bombarded with a million things at that point and didn’t want to bother him.  So she sent him a text to reach out and let him know she was thinking about him.  To her surprise, he texted back.  Not only did he text back then, but they texted back and forth the next two weeks.  When Tyler’s dad was finally released from the hospital she was headed home for Christmas break, so she went to see him.  Walking back into his parents house felt like she’d never left, so many memories together and so much love that was still there.  She realized she still had feelings for him, and after school was done that spring they gave it another try and never looked back.

Their love fell right back into place, and this last Christmas after exchanging gifts, Tyler told Lauren he had one more gift to give her.  He got down on one knee and asked her to spend the rest of her life with him.  Unable to imagine her life with anyone other than the boy she knew she loved at 13, ecstatically she said yes!

Lauren and Tyler are planning a June 2013 wedding and can’t wait to start their future together!  Enjoy a few of our favorites from their engagement session!!
Seriously.  They are hot not smiling…and adorable smiling.
Does it get any cuter than this??  Love these 2!

Lauren & Tyler, Roger and I CANNOT WAIT for your big day!  Thanks for enduring all our ideas and bad attempts at humor!!  XOXO

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Amanda - By far the best love story you have ever posted! I love it!

David - These are really great Lauren ….You guys look so happy …Congratulations Again David

Julie Long - Beautiful love story, beautiful couple. Pictures are wonderful.

Cassie Beckmann - LOVE them all! You all do amazing work! I can hardly wait a whole year until the big day 🙂

Jessica Wedekemper - Absolutely gorgeous pictures!! Love them all!

Casey Logan - Love the photos! They are so cute!

Duane and Patty Zurliene - You two look great and the pictures are amazing. Good Luck!

Angie Nolte - These are amazing pictures!!! 🙂 Congrats to Lauren & Tyler!!!

Jane Bango - What gorgeous pictures! These two are very special people. Can’t wait to see the wedding photos!

Rose Clark - I was trying to pic my favorite pic and it’s impossible…they are all that good. Would reccomend the photographer to anyone! Congrats to you both! Lauren you are beautiful…inside and out!

Teresa Meyer - Beautiful photos of a beautiful couple. I love the first one and the one with Lauren in red, third from the last. Congrats!

Alicia Nordike - Love them all!

Brooke Zachry - Love the story, love EVERY picture — cannot wait until June 15, 2013!! 😉

Holly - Aw! My cousin looks so grown up! Tyler I’m so happy for you guys 🙂

Mom - Beautiful pictures, beautiful couple. Cant wait til the wedding.

Dad Loepker - Awesome pictures! Cant wait for the wedding!

Crystal - Congratulations to you both. Love all the pictures. The one sitting on the truck is my favorite.

Casie Brake - Gorgeous pictures!! Loved the story too!

Ashley Miller - I absolutely LOVE these pictures! They are all absolutely gorgeous! I’ve known both of them since Kindergarten. They really do have an awesome story 🙂 Love you both! Congrats!! <3

Abbey - Gorgeous couple! Beautiful pictures! Can’t wait until the big day!

Rachel Hubbard - Lauren these pics are amazing!! Congrats to you and Tyler. The story is also so sweet:)

Sarah Organ - BEAUTIFUL pictures, BEAUTIFUL love story! Congrats to you both!

Haeli - Amazing pictures of an amazing couple.. So happy you found each other back! Congrats!

Julie Foppe - Love these pics and this couple. Just beautiful!!

Vikki - These are SO GOOD! I absolutely LOVE all of their outfits, they’re too cute!

Cambrin Loepker - So Gorgeous! Love all of them!

Chelsey Berry - Absolutely amazing pictures!! Some of the best I have ever seen!! Love the story too!! I’m so happy for you guys and can’t wait until the big day!!!

Alison - Love them! Can’t wait till the big day 🙂

Sue Loepker - Your pictures look awesome. You are such a cute couple. Can’t wait for the wedding.

Luke Beckmann - Aunt Lauren and soon to be Uncle Tyler’s pictures are so good! I can’t wait to be your little ring bearer!

Brian Beckmann - Great pictures! Can’t wait for the big day!

Shelley Myers (Tyler's Mom) - The tears start flowing when I see how happy Lauren and Tyler are in these photos. These pictures and their love story says it all…they were made for each other! Great job Ten Sixteen!

Janice Fogerson - How romantic! What a fabulous story! I’m Julie’s sister, and she told me how excited she was about having a new niece. I had to check out the fabulous pictures! What a gorgeous couple! Congratulations!

Bruce Dush - Relly good photo Tyler. Congratulations Tyler

Shari Schable - Beautiful couple! Congratulations. Shari

Ryan Myers - These pictures are so awesome!

bobbe long - These picturers are all terrific. The story adds so much to the viewing. We can’t wait to officially make Lauren a member of our family. They are so cute together and truly made for each other. Love you both, Grandma Long

Lauren - Thank you everyone for all of the wonderful comments. Tyler and I are so excited for the big day!! Cant wait to spend it with all of our amazing family and friends! Thank you Karin and Roger for the OUTSTANDING pictures. I could not be happier on how they turned out!

Carol - Lauren and Tyler,

Your pictures are absolutely beautiful. I’m so happy for both of you.

Sue - Tyler and Lauren the love story and the pictures are so good of you both. Congrats to you both in the coming months on your special day…

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