These two were an absolute a blast to photograph. It did take some convincing of the benefits of an engagement session, but when we decided on a short session with drinks and barbecue after… they were sold!
Haley and Riley met in Seattle through some online mutual friends. They bonded over several heated games of skee ball and pinball. They would tell you it was love at first sight! Riley’s proposal to Haley included a game of Madden and a cheese ball – love these guys. Haley shared with us how it all happened…
“The day before – over beers at one of our favorite breweries in Seattle – he told my parents all the reasons he loved me and asked for their permission. That really felt like the proposal for me, but of course he still had to actually propose. The next day, while my mom and I took my dog for a walk, he hid three glasses of champagne and waited for us to come back. When we walked in he was playing Xbox (it was a long walk), and I asked why there was champagne hidden on the bookshelf (I’m smooth…). He quickly got on one knee, pulled out a cheeseball with the ring in it from his pocket (really..I jokingly told him that morning he should hide it in food when he proposed and he actually obliged), asked me if I would “be weird together for life” and once I said “duh,” he returned to his game of Madden.”
We love the energy these two have and are anticipating a ridiculously fun wedding. The countdown has begun… the wedding is just a few weeks away are we’re honored and excited to be a part of it!
Haley and Riley, thank you for giving us the honor of capturing your lives during this special time. We already adore both of you, and can’t wait for the fun that is to come!
Love Haley’s make up? A special thanks to Danielle Drake for a beautiful job!