Lauren & Coty {engaged}

They both worked at the Arch, and he was crossing her path way more than what could be considered “coincidental”. After years of casual conversations, innocent flirting, and an overwhelming chemistry Coty finally asked Lauren out in 2008; ask Coty for the story, and he’ll say he begged her to go out with him for years. For their actual first date, they met in Soulard at the Blues CityDeli for lunch. Because they had known one another for years, the transition from friend to significant other was actually quite seamless. It was just easy, no other way to describe it. They continued dating for around 3 and a half years before that night in December when they became something more….

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Jessica Wachtel - Oh. my. goodness.!!! LOVE these pictures. My little sister is soooooo grown up and happy. Love how you captured them together, what a perfect pair!

Chelsey & Brad {engaged}

Two weeks prior to their engagement, Chelsey was driving home from work and heard a local country station having a contest on the air for upcoming Leap Day. In honor of an old Irish tradition, the station was wanting women to call in and propose to the men they love. Chelsey immediately text Brad – “Just heard on WIL that on Leap day, it’s an Irish tradition that a woman can propose to the man she loves. Looks like I will be proposing to the man I love today… Skip Schumacher (Cardinals Baseball player). Just Kidding… “

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Lori - love the pictures!

Michele McReynolds - I absolutley love Chelsey and Brad’s photos! The black and white with Brad kissing Chelsey is perfect! The photo with them laying on the ground is stunning! Love the pictures! Great Job.

Maryann Carril - Love the pictures ! You managed to capture both of their personalities so well, especially the black and white pose. My favorite is the one of them on the ground.

Chelsey - I love them!!! Thanks again! This makes us excited for our big day!!

Brandi Bowers - So sweet!! I love the black and white of them with Chelsey laughing!

erika - Love Love Love these!
You two are such a great couple!
Can’t wait for your big day!!

Andra Hall - WOW! I love all of them! The scenery- them- the poses…absolutely beautiful! However I with everyone else- the black and white one is perfect! Thank you for sharing. Made my day.

Randalynn - Chelsey and Brad’s photos are wonderful — the last two are my favorite!!!

Kim - Love the black and white……

Dana & Brian {engaged}

They’d been dating awhile, and it seemed as though everywhere they went people were asking them when they’d finally get married. Brian teased that every time someone asked he would tack on a year to the day he planned to propose. He was old fashioned and when the time was right, he wanted it to be a complete surprise. She figured she would know it was coming, yet somehow Brian bought a ring and asked her parents all the while Dana had no idea.

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Kacie - These are sooo good!!!!

Ashley - Love them!

Ashley - Dana you look fantastic!

Eric - Brian looks so handsome!

Whitney Thornton - These are gorgeous, Dana!! You both look wonderful! Can’t wait until the wedding!

Erik Thornton - Great pics guys! Looking forward to the wedding!!

Dana - Thanks so much Karin & Roger!! 🙂

Erin - Oh my word! These are adorable! Your photographer really captured your personalities. Cute dress sister, these pictures are amazingly sweet! Love them!

Jess Westover - I LOVE YOU GUYS!!!

Erica Markey - One of my favorite couples! Great pictures!

jordanne - The last one is my favorite!

casey - i love these pictures!!!!! they are all awesome! congrats again.

Jessica - I love all of them! You guys are adorable!

Brian - Thanks Karin & Roger! And thanks to everyone for your great comments!

mike - Great pics guys. You both look so happy.

Aunt Lorie - The pictures are great; I especially like the park bench picture and the last one of your faces. Can’t believe my “favorite” is getting married!!

Liza Tucker - What a great looking couple!! I especially love the picture under the bridge. Congratulations!!

Miriam Bell - Dana is super photogenic…looking good girl! =)

Carrie Buss - Looks GREAT!!!!

Amy - Brian, these are great! You both photograph so well. Cant wait to meet Dana. You are even wearing your STRONG band!!!

Lindsey - I love them all!!! Such a cute couple, Brian you’re a lucky guy.

Tiffany - Oh my gosh!!!!!! These are stunning!!! Love you!!!

Aunt Andrea McGuire - I can just see the love in these pictures..Just beautiful. We are so excited for you two!

Diane - Awesome pictures. Can’t wait to see the wedding photos! Love you both…

Becky Anaya - These photos capture your love for each other. These photos are striking. Congrats to both of you.

Melissa - These are amazing! You two look great and very happy!

Aunt Laura - The pictures are beautiful – how blessed you both are! Congratulations!

Natalie (work with Dana's mom) - So very cute!!!

Amber - Awww… aren’t you two sweet!

Shelly - Wow, Brian!

Nancy Grimm - Congratulations! Your pics are just beautiful!!

Lindsay - Amazing pictures! What an adorable couple. 🙂

Sean Phillips - You guys look great! Can’t wait for the wedding!

Aunt Jo - Wow these pictures are amazing! You guys look great and so happy! Thanks for sharing these pictures. Can’t wait for the big day!

Aunt Tracy - I love all the pictures. We are looking forward to the wedding.

Aunt Susan - WOW!! You two are just adorable and take FANTASTIC pics! Each picture is so good that I have a hard time picking a favorite! Love you both and hope to see you soon!

Mahoneys - What awesome pictures you both take!!! We love them all! Love you guys so much and can’t wait for the BIG day 7-20-13 🙂

Kanika (Work with Susan) - Beautiful pics!! Congratulations!!!!!

Sarah Rouland - You’re beautiful Dana, and you guys make a stunning couple 🙂 I enjoyed reading the engagement story, thanks for sharing the pretty pictures!

Susan and Dom - Love you!! Great pics!!

Susan - Awesome 🙂

mary anne & ron - Dana and Brian, we LOVED the photos! You both look so happy and we are happy that you have found each other. Wishing you all the best. Mary Anne and Ron

Julie - They are all great! Can’t wait for your wedding!

Rachel - Beautiful pictures!

Mom - I love the way you look at each other in these shots. Your photographer did a beautiful job of framing you in an environment that highlights your love for each other. Beautiful work!!! I’m so happy for you both!

Meg Saak - Dana you look so pretty!! I love these pictures, they are so SO well done!!

Margaret - So great! Such a cute style!! You guys look great!!!!

Kelsey - Love them!

Jenn - Yay!! 🙂

Celeste - These pics are gorgeous!!! Love you guys!

Silvana & Mike {engaged}

It was just merely chance that Silvana opened the door when Mike knocked on it. He was having a party two doors down, and wanted to let neighbors know to call him if things got too loud. Struck by her beauty, Mike invited her to come over. Although she never showed up, she did text him “accidentally” a couple days after. Their first date was flawless, and unable to sleep that night Mike text her that she was beautiful and sweet and he couldn’t wait to see her again. Luckily before he knew it, we was doing just that – seeing her often and falling head over heels for her.

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Ranim - Very Nice :))

Jackie K. - Yay! These make me wish we got engagement photos!

Gloria Cruz - Ahhhh y’all look so cute =)))

Joan Deuschle - These pictures are beautiful!

Alexander Meiler - Amazing couple. I love Silvana as my sister and best friend. I am happy for her and Mike. He is a lucky guy!

Alla - Great Pictures!

Lucero Flores - Estan hermosos en las fotos hijos. Se ve muy bellos. Que Dios siempre me los bendiga. I love you!

Karla Geimy Guzman Arbildo - Que bella pareja. Mi hermana querida con mi cunado adorado. Estoy contando los dias de la boda. I miss you

Erin - You two look great!

charlie - Great pictures! (y)

Karlo Abel Guzman Arbildo - Mi pequena hermanita. Las fotos estan muy buenas. salieron muy bien. Estoy feliz por ustedes. Nos vemos pronto hermana. Los quiero!

Linda Davidson - Beautiful pictures of a beautiful couple.

Sanders - Mucho goodo! I’m crashing the wedding!

DAFNE - I WISH U GUYS THE BEST U LOOK AMAZING TOGETHER !!! SILVANITA UN BESO ENORMES I LOVE THE PICTURES !! AND THE HISTORY TOUCH MY HEART !!

Natalia - God Bless you guys!!!!!!!!

JR - You two look amazing! Whoever your photographer was they did a fantastic job. They should use your pics as a promo! Congratulations!

dmariem doza - una bellisima persona ,se ven tan encantadores ,mucha suerte querida amiga besos 🙂

carolina veloza - te vez super linda Silvana,los dos se ven muy bien,pero la mejor foto para mi es la tercera,en blanco y negro acostados en el pasto,felicitaciones espero que tu compromiso y tu matrimonio sean inolvidables.

Amber Killam - You two look amazing in all your pix I wish you all the best of luck on your journey as husband and wife. These pictures turned out phenomenal! You all are just two peas in a pod. Love these pix…ive found my photographer!

Ana Kimbel - Wow Silvana is beautiful!!

DAFNE - i wish u the best,,, u guys look amazing together <3

Michelle Mullins - Just beautiful!! <3

emiley pickett - I never knew the story of how you guys met. That is priceless! Im sorry i.missed your engagement party, but i hope to see you guys soon. I wish you both the best and look forward to.making many memories with you guys in the future! I cannot wait for halloween!!!!
Love you guys

daniela - hey guys congrats!!!! i wish u guys the best!!!!!!!!!!! love D..

Denisse - vana congrats!!! u guys look amazing together !!! im waiting to see the lovely kids!! 🙂

antonella - beautiful couple !!!

chilenita - silvana and mike u guys are perfect each other !!! love D,..!!

Alessandra Tapia - Pero que lindas fotos! se ven tan bien juntos. Felicidades!

Lourdes Melissa Chavez Villavicencio - Felicidades Amiga, Hacen una bella pareja!… Dios los colme de muchas bendiciones…. 😀

carlos - Great pictures!!!!

bruno melgar delgado - Estoy muy contento de ver a mi amiga Silvana, comprometida con Mike, la felicidad se puede reflejar en sus rostros, muchas bendiciones en este paso muy importante en sus vidas

Dshawn a - Awesome! Congratz silvana

Luciana - Very nice pics!!

Alicia Underwood - Congrats guys!!! Both of you look beautiful!!!!

Jessy Alvarez - Q adorable!!! Las fotos están increíbles. Muchas felicidades <3

daniel - very nice,,, 🙂

Jessy Alvarez - Q adorables! Las fotos están increíbles. Me encanta sobre todo, la del besito. Muchas felicidades! <3

Siaylee - Tus fotittos estan hermosas, muy profesional y con muy bonitos paisajes, siempre te dije que tienes mucha creatividad y te felicito por que las imagenes reflejan lo mucho que se quieren los dos . MUCHAS BENDICIONES TU CHINA siaylee

Jason Diaz - You guys look like soul mate definally meant to be together

Marvin - Very Nice!!! Love the photos … I also like how the history of you two is attached!!! Very Nice!

Diego F - muy linda pareja muchos exitos para uds! espero verlos muy pronto

Adam & Julie Sass - You guys look so happy. Great pictures for a great couple!!

Elizabeth Leon - The pictures are so beautiful!! I wish you a lifetime of happiness!

Heather McCarron - Beautiful pictures you two! LOL! Poor Mike was turned down on the first invitation. Seems to have worked out, though 😉

Chim - aww. I love them all, especially the sepia toned ones!
You both look beautiful! 😀

Sady - Beautiful pictures guys !!

Chris K. - I’ve never seen a cuter couple! Congrats guys!

aldo altobelly murillo - tan lindas las foto amiga les deseo suerte para lo que bien

sarah e - love is in the air! <3 beautiful picx!

claudita - muchas felicidades que sean muy felices . y que siempre reine el amor y la armonia en sus nuevo hogar

JAIME LEON - nice pic and awesome story about you guys, greetings

Keysy - que bonitos!!!!! Felicidades!!, les deseo lo mejor del mundo!! que Dios bendiga su matrimonio! 😀

Karl & Diana Bohn - Great pictures you guys, you both look so happy! Can’t wait for your wedding day, it will be beautiful! Congrats again!

irma rosenberg - I am so happy for you Silvana and Mike, May you have the best life ever! I love u guys. Stay Happy!

Karl & Diana Bohn - Great pictures you guys, you both look so happy! We can’t wait to celebrate your wedding day with you both, it will be absolutely beautiful! Congrats again!

Pam Middendorf - Wow!What a beautiful couple. Blessings!

Mike Deuschle - Baby, you are so beautiful! I love all our pictures. You made my Christmas unforgettable. I can safely say your love is the best present of all.

Carolina - Son hermosos!!! Toda la felicidad del mundo para los dos!!!!:) besitos

Rossana - You look so perfect and happy together 🙂

Shaina Rich - Your makeup looks AMAZING and you are one of my most favorite clients! Congratulations to you both and I can’t wait for the wedding! <3

Alia Delapaz - Just fabulous pictures!! You both look great & I love the story about how you all met :))

seven - really great photo, both look great and the angles is perfect, together look fabolous , succesful silvana , hug from Peru 😀

Lydia - I love the Picture. You guys look s great together!!!!

Odell Mitchell Jr. - Nice photos.

Sergio - hermoso! las fotos are awesome especialmente tu y mike en frente de la puerta porque se ven muy bien y es bonito verlo junto al parafo de como se conocieron porque mike se enamoro de “the girl next door” Felicidades!

Nicole & Zane {married}

In one word? Charming. But one word, would never encompass who Nicole and Zane are individually. As a couple, in one word? Adorable. But a million words could never encompass who Nicole and Zane are as a couple! We see plenty of people who are in love, and all of them show that love in different ways. But Nicole and Zane have the love that songs are written about, novels are created for, and movies are based on. It’s one of the best loves I’ve ever seen in my lifetime. They know what they have is special, and are thankful and appreciate for finding something so special. They are truly, wholeheartedly, soul mates. And they have IT. The thing that everyone searches for and prays to find. We love them for nothing more than their authentic-ness, because their fearless open hearts make them so genuine. They inspire us. To be better, to be kinder, and to project the love and happiness that they do. How awesome is it to inspire two people in love, who see love daily, to be better at love??!! But they are just that… in one word – inspiring. But one word would never encompass all that this couple is. And just like their love, their wedding day holds so much more than words – a million words – could ever say. You have to see it and feel it. So enjoy this visual glimpse into one of the most amazing days ever…

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Kelly Park - BEAUTIFUL wedding, fabulous job Karin!

Mr. & Mrs. Gray - Karin! You made us cry all over again watching the slide show and reading your blog! You are so sweet!! What an amazing job you and Amanda did! You captured everything thing perfectly,we truely feel so blessed to have found you to share this day with us. Thank you, Thank you a million times for everything! We will cherish these photos and our new friendship with you, Roger and Amanda forever!
Love you!
Zane and Nicole Gray

Brianne Moeller - You guys look so amazing!!Loving all these pictures!