Lora & Tyler | Engagement Photography | Grand Haven, Michigan

Consider this my first #TBT blog post! (Mother, that means Throw Back Thursday. πŸ˜‰ ) I held off posting Lora and Tyler’s ahhhhhh-mazing engagement photos until their Save The Dates had made it safely to their guests. By then, the weather was warming up and I didn’t want to terrorize everyone with the reminder of our brutal winter. BUT NOW, in the height of summer, seems like a perfect time to remember the insanity of winter 2013/2014 – and the gorgeous pictures it gave us. Brides, this is also great for you to see that you don’t have to have summer or fall engagement photos. If time allows, winter is a beautiful time of year to get unique and fun photos. You’re gonna love these!!

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These two are soooooo dang ADORABLE!!! I met Tyler for the first time at our shoot and I instantly loved him. You two are perfect for each other!

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I love it when couples include their fur babies. Bailey was awesome! And this below, is my fave.

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Lora you are gorg. You are going to be the MOST stunning bride!

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Sooooooo much snowwwwwww!!!!

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Another fave! Lora, your blonde hair is perfection. Want it!

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To say that I’m honored to be the one chosen to document your day, just doesn’t do my feelings justice. I love you guys and I’m so so happy to be a part of your day. CAN’T WAIT!! xoxo

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LORA + TYLER

Dating : December 11, 2010 : Engaged : December 1, 2013 : Wedding : October 18, 2014

First Date : (as told by Lora) We went to the movies then had a few drinks after.

What was he like on your first date : Relaxed and confident all in his red flannel shirt, carpenter jeans and work boots attire!

How did you ask her : (as told by Tyler) I took her for a walk on the pier in Grand Haven and at the furthest point I dropped to one knee.

Were you nervous : Very nervous! In fact so nervous that when I opened the box, I dropped the ring!

Most excited for the wedding : (Lora) To wear my sister’s wedding dress! (Tyler) The honeymoon!

Stressful part of planning your wedding : (Lora) For me, it has been accommodations for our guests. Our very small wedding got bigger and our hotel didn’t! (Tyler) Figuring out the place and deciding who to invite.

Advice for brides : Ask your fiance for his opinion on some things. He may offer more than you thought!

Advice for grooms : Be open minded to all of your fiances suggestions, but also give your opinion.

 

 

 

 

July 10, 2014 - 11:09 am

kim - Oh I love these!! They make winter look awesome! And I LOVE her blue/black dress β€”Β and the puppy!!! Love them all!

July 10, 2014 - 11:39 am

JennyBZ - Meggie! That first image is perfection!! Love it! And lovvvvvve all those snow photos! We had some engagement pics done in the snow too, makes for such beautiful images! Love that they brought their pup along!! These are beautiful images of a beautiful couple!! Can’t wait to see their wedding images!! Great work meg!! xxxxx

July 10, 2014 - 1:21 pm

Bobbi - A black lab with chocolate brown eyes?! I’M IN LOOOOVE!!!!! If only every session could happen in the snow! PS. photographing a black lab in the bright white snow… NOT easy… and you nailed it! πŸ˜€

July 10, 2014 - 2:12 pm

Laura - Snow sessions are beautiful – but sessions *while* it’s snowing is simply magical!!! Also, I love the flannel shirt, especially after reading he wore one on their first date! πŸ™‚

July 10, 2014 - 3:09 pm

Jen Crowe - I love snow sessions!!! Love the dog too! Great images!

July 10, 2014 - 4:26 pm

maike rinaye - What a sweet session! And good thinking about not posting until we were a bit more tired of summer πŸ˜‰

July 10, 2014 - 5:08 pm

shannon - can’t believe i’m actually going to say this, but these totally make me want the snow to come back…..just for a day, though. ha!
i am in LOVE with these! the one in the road in magical. right out of a movie. and i love the b/w with the pup up close. such a great session!

July 10, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Tammy - These are so cute! I think winter engagement photos are extremely underrated and they always turn out beautifully. Great job!

July 10, 2014 - 9:14 pm

stephanie - OMG…the close up where the dog looks like he is smiling….seriously made my heart melt!!! LOL :)))))) great job friend!

July 10, 2014 - 10:10 pm

Dawn - Oh no.. I’m not ready for snow again. But these images are beautiful! Especially loving those last three!

July 11, 2014 - 12:14 am

Zach and Sarah - Megan! These are awesome! I love the first one..and then ALL of them that were in the snow. Beautiful couple, beautiful images! So excited for this couple!

July 11, 2014 - 9:50 am

rachel - These are gorgeous! The coloured close up of them with their dog – my FAVE! Love all of these, and how sharp and crisp they are!

July 11, 2014 - 10:41 am

Chrissy - Looove this set! That close up of them with their dog is absolutely precious!!

July 11, 2014 - 10:01 pm

Laura - Megan, these are fantastic. Love the color, the black and whites, exposure and composition – all perfection!

July 15, 2014 - 3:36 pm

Maggie M - So, so pretty!! I love winter sessions. Though I’m not really missing them at the moment πŸ™‚ Great job as always!

July 16, 2014 - 12:10 am

Melissa Yocum - Ah!!! I can’t imagine a more perfect snowy day e-sesh! These are amazing, Megan!!

July 18, 2014 - 3:21 am

Nicki - Gorgeous!! Your fav is my fav! You did an awesome job on this engagement session!!