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Thomas Jefferson Engagement Session

So thankful to Ari & Andrew for their kindness and patience during this session! For the first time in a long time, I whipped out my 35mm film camera to try and shoot a couple rolls of film, and they were so patient while I was fiddling around with focus and lighting!

A little bit of backstory, Andrew and I met many, many moons ago as he went to middle/high school with a very good family friend. We’d bop around the beach together in the summer or spend days in Annapolis doing who knows what. But then we didn’t see each other for a really long time. And then, somehow, we were reconnected online!

I had reached out to Andrew at one point a year or longer ago to see if he and his boyfriend at the time would be interested in a photo session around DC. Due to scheduling we never made it happen at the time – but we were joking that maybe if we did a photoshoot, his boyfriend (Ari, who I hadn’t met yet), would finally propose!

About 6 months later, I saw that they got engaged at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial! So, so exciting!

We finally connected about doing a session and I got to meet Ari, see Andrew for the first time in a long time, and learn about their life together. It’s really awesome that I’m able to use my photography to reconnect with people – it makes me really happy.

Anyways, one of my favorite things that we talked about during their session was the fact that Andrew and Ari had to figure out a proposal. When you’re in a same-sex relationship, there’s really no protocol for how the proposal goes down! Ari planned the proposal and he even bought two rings – one for Andrew and one for himself!

Hope you enjoy this preview at their Thomas Jefferson engagement session!

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