Mai + Kent: Romantic and Surprised Dallas Engagement Session

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I am so darn excited to FINALLY get our engagement session in with Mai and Kent last week. Mai had found me online while searching for a Dallas couples’ photographer (in which, I turned into their engagement photographer – but I’ll come to that in a little bit haha!). Then life happened and we had to reschedule multiple times.

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After all the hiccups, we finally got together last week and had an amazing session together!

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Mai originally had booked me to a couples’ session with her “boyfriend” Kent as a birthday present for herself. We talked over the phone, went over all the details and we had an instant connection. We were a perfect fit!

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Little did she know, her family was going to surprise her for her birthday, so we did our first rescheduling.

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After a few weeks, something came up with work, and we had to reschedule their engagement session again.

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Next time, I had a sore throat and being super intense with all the covid cases, I told Mai I need to reschedule and don’t want to take a risk. I had taken a test but the results were still not in on the day of the session, so we rescheduled, AGAIN. (But hey, better safe than sorry! I can never imagine being irresponsible and possibly causing harm to people I love!) The test came back negative (whew!) so it was a green light.

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This time, Mai and Kent were working long hours… So we pushed it for another week…

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In the meanwhile, Kent PROPOSED to Mai with the sweetest surprise EVER! So their couples’ session officially turned into their engagement session hah!!! (Blind me with your ring gurrrlllll!!)

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I often get camera-shy clients, and that’s totally OK. I love the challenge and telling my couples “I bet I’m going to make you LOVE taking photos from now on!” 😉 Kent wasn’t sure – he smiled but then once we “started the session” and I popped my dad-jokes one after the other… It was all giggles and fun.

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…and lots of romance…

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Then we moved to White Rock lake. While it was all nice and sunny for the first portion of their session, it all got dark and cloudy suddenly…

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But you know my luck – we got that GORGEOUS golden light right before the sunset. It was EVERYTHING!!! 😉

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Mai and Kent… I absolutely loved every second of our session, and I really hope to see you guys sometime soon – or later – in 2022 *wink wink* see what I did there?

I wish you two all the best – and a life full of laughter, love, health, wealth and so much joy!


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