Dani & Judd at Hyde Brother’s Bookstore :: Fort Wayne Engagement Photography

engaged couple laughing in bookstore

When Dani and Judd first met, they bonded over their love of “nerdy things” (Dani’s term, not mine). But after spending the afternoon with them, it was clear that they clicked on a deeper level. Dani’s giggly personality meshed perfectly with Judd’s goofy comments and sarcastic tone. We spent some time exploring the one and only Hyde Brother’s Booksellers, then wandered around downtown for some fun shots.

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I’m looking forward to September, when I’ll be shooting their wedding on a private farm in Huntington County.

Kristin & Tyler Explore Downtown :: Fort Wayne Engagement Photography

engaged couple sitting on stairs laughing

Adventuring around downtown Fort Wayne has got to be one of my favorite ways to spend an engagement shoot. Add in a couple who is up for anything and willing to brave a chilly March afternoon, and we’ve got a party!*

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engaged couple posing in front of cathedral doors

It was great spending the day with Kristin and Tyler, and I absolutely can’t wait for their wedding in September!

*No balloons, noise-makers, or cake was injured in the making of this shoot. Obviously.

Erinn & Shane at Wunderkammer :: Fort Wayne Wedding Photography

bride and groom hold each other under string lights

Despite the rain, Erinn and Shane’s wedding was the perfect way to spend my second-to-last wedding of the season. There were gorgeous fall colors, a fabulously unique venue, and of course lots of heart. wedding dress with fall colors and bracelets in red bush

bridal bouquet wedding shoes and custom last name dress hanger

Bride has her makeup done

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It was such a pleasure spending the day with this adorable couple. I wish them and their new family many happy years!

Ceremony: Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church in Fort Wayne, IN

Reception: Wunderkammer Company in Fort Wayne, IN

Catering: Dash-In

Cake: Courtney’s Bakery

Cupcakes: Cupcakes and Muffins and More, Oh My

Music: DJ Jung

Hair: Beth Shirey, Leah VanCleave, Jennifer Good

Makeup: Erin Nay

Rentals: All Occasion

Florist: Kroger Marketplace

Dress: Justin Alexander #8659, The Bride to Be

Shoes: Betsey Johnson