Danielle and Emry are getting married at Disney World right before Christmas, so it was only fitting that they run around their engagement session with mouse ears, right? Right. I was there to help document the running around and to try and keep up with their sci-fi conversations regarding movies, books, and genetic modifications (where’s Geoff when I need him). They’re also big fans of cheese to which I can totally relate, and to which it was also very appropriate to bring along the mouse ears (they didn’t bring anything with them but the ears, so in an effort to not loose them, I wore double mouse ears around the park. At one point I asked them, “Where are the mouse ears?” to which they replied, “They are on your head.”).

I had an awesome time wearing dueling mouse ears and climbing on things and taking pictures while some dude drinking something out of a paper bag followed us around for a while to see what we were doing (it’s not an engagement session without this guy at every. location. ever.). I wish we could be at Disney World with them in December but a clash of schedules is keeping us away, so I’ll wish Danielle and Emry the best wedding ever and to totally ride the Tower of Terror for me because I hear that is awesome.

As if landing the sister of your former client isn’t a high enough compliment, Geoff and I apparently won over the future groom at Gwen+Nick’s wedding as well. Bethany told me on the phone that while her fiancé Kevin goes with the flow of wedding planning, he was pretty adamant that he wanted us to photograph their wedding as well. I love when the grooms like us. :) But even if I didn’t already have a soft spot in my heart for these two, they would’ve won me over in about 30 seconds anyway. :) This was the most playful engagement session I think I’ve photographed (Bethany did tell me on the phone that “…Kevin will be fine, we’ll just put him on the playground…” which turned out to be incredibly true), and two of the most happy-go-lucky people I’ve met. I think it shows, which is good considering Bethany told me, “You know those engagement sessions where everyone is all serious and they don’t even look happy to be engaged? Yeah, we don’t want that.” So I told them to just have a good time… and they did. :)

Without risk of ruining their whole meeting/first date/proposal story (let’s save it for their July wedding blog post, shall we?), I’ll give you Bethany+Kevin: fierce Words with Friends competitors, riders of ostriches, conquerors of the sandpit dinosaur rodeo.