A Long Distance Engagement

Photographer Tahni Candelaria sent me this sweet engagement shoot. I love that it tells the couple’s story. A bit about them first…

Allie + Barak weren’t dealt the easiest circumstances for the growth of their relationship, but they pushed through it and with such grace. At first, they lived in different cities, and then they lived on different continents as Barak left for Afghanistan to serve the United States for an entire year. They spent time every day, on the telephone, loving each other and building their relationship.

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I LOVE that they decided to bring their story into their photos – it really makes them that much more special. Congrats to you both on your upcoming wedding. You can see part 2 of their session here on Tahni’s blog.  Oh, and you may remember Tahni, I featured her wedding here :)

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  1. this is very very romantic… love the photos!

  2. Fantastic photos guys! Love the creative flair, colour composition and use of available light! Superb vintage images! Cheers from Perry in Sydney! Thanks!

  3. I love your blog! will share with my readers in my “I love wedding blogs” series! haha

  4. Swoon!!! I adore this engagement shoot and the story it tells. Love it!

  5. I’m in love with this shoot :-) That’s such a beautiful story!

  6. I am crying with joy. Love is in the air, all over the world.


  7. Don’t we all wish we had a love story like that! It’s so great they used their engagement shoot to tell their story!

  8. The pictures really showed how they love and long to see each other…Really sweet!

  9. This is just too dang adorable! I’m particularly obsessed with her amazing outfit…soft pink dress with some fishnets? Love that!

  10. wow they are really cute

  11. I love how these photos tell a story!! so precious.

  12. What a great shoot, loving her outfit!!

  13. Is Allie an Aggie? I see her ring in the first photo?

  14. @CleverCait. Yes, I am an Aggie. Class of ’09. A non-vintage catch, before I put on my gloves. ;)

    Thanks for all the sweet comments!


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