20 April 2009

Ashlei + Brian: Engaged

I love it when 2 people are really into one another and Ashlei and Brian are a true testament to that! When we first met, they told me that it was important that they do their engagement session on the campus of CAU in Atlanta. This is where they met 20 years ago.

I thought that was an amazing idea and was up to the challenge of shooting outside of my usual locations. We had a ball and during the session Brian just happened to run into an old college friend from back in the day. I enjoyed hanging out and hearing Ashlei and Brian reminisce about their school daze and how much fun they used to have.

Here's a preview, including a few of my favorites.



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13 comments:

Anonymous said...

AMAZING! CONGRATS! LUV, BATONIKA

shonda said...

great photos!!!!!there is truly an unspoken message in each one of them. I am so happy for the both of you!!!!!Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your happiness!!!!!!

Charles R Stone said...

These are great pictures... I am happy for the both of you ... God bless....

Danita Pettiford said...

Breath-taking photos of two lovely people clearly in love:-) Many many congrats!!!

Luv,
Danita

Utrice said...

You both look so Happy !!! I wish you only the best for now and forever..... I've been married for 33 years it does work with the right one !!! Always, Patty

Anonymous said...

Awesome pictures!!! Congratulations and God Bless you guys!!! XOXOX Michelle

Thomas S. said...

OK...that HOT :)

Anonymous said...

Stephanie Jones

Your pictures made me smile! They are great! I am so happy for you.
May God continue to bless you.
Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

The pictures are great! Looks like the two of you just picked up where you left off... enjoy one another to the fullest and remember that you are best friends! May God BLESS and keep you as you take this step toward becoming one in Him!

Janice

Ashlei said...

Tracey!
What can I say? I just knew! When I saw your work, I told Brian that I had found just the photographer. I shared that you were "the Knot Pick for 2008", but he said that "his boy" had given him the name of a photographer that we just "HAD TO" go with. So we agreed to compare services, cost, etc. He called and left a message with his photographer and I called and left a message with you!

Well as a testiment to my relationship with Brian and how in tune we are... both messages were unknowingly left on YOUR machine! It was confirmation to us! We knew when we drove from Snellville to Powder Springs in a rainstorm that, unless you said you wanted our first born, we wanted to work with you.
You made us look FANTASTIC and captured the true nature of our love and friendship in the place where our story began. I can't thank you enough and can't wait until October 2, 2009! Be sure to bring tissue.

Sincerely,
Ashlei

Anonymous said...

It is such an emotional moment when the people you love and admire find love and happiness. God bless your relationship and future marriage.
Kathy Holloway

debbie sears said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!! I am so happy for the both of you. May everyday of your life reflect the love and happiness seen these photos!!

Anonymous said...

Excellent photos, you both look great!! Can't wait for the wedding.