the night of abbie’s senior session in saugatuck … kaila and i got to talking. see … she’s such a nice sister that she accompanied her little sister and helped her smile, laugh, and just be silly. i loved having kaila come with us so we could catch up because it had been so long since i last saw her (when we shot her senior portraits like … two years ago!) so we were super excited to bond again. after talking about life and whats new (which was lots of stuff) we talked a bit about the man in her life … garret. they’ve been dating for over two years and i could see her blushing when she talked about him. we talked about how amazing of an idea it is if we shot some pictures of her and garret to cherish and look back on their ‘dating years’ … especially in like 5 years when they’re married 😉 haha
we ended abbie’s session under the amazing willow tree that i like to call … the pocahantas tree (grandmother willow) or maybe the tree from avatar?! it totally reminds me of those! so thats what i call it … don’t hate. when we were there shooting i think kaila considered living under that tree because its that breathtaking and amazing (i would totally camp under there too kaila … we might be a little swollen from a million mosquitos bites though) … but it would be fun and i just love imagining HOW old this tree is!!? after the session kaila brought up the picture idea with garret and said … yup … this is where i want to take some pictures of us.
this was my first time meeting garret and i have to say … it took like 2.5 seconds for us to hit it off and laugh. these two are so cute together and not going to lie … as i was editing … i happen to notice that they kind of look like matthew and i from far away … its weird. but OBVIOUSLY so cute 😉 i love this couple and can’t wait to see where their relationship takes them. and maaaaybe someday i can take some more pictures for this adorable couple … like hmmm … engagements?! just say’n 😉