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A midwestern kinda love | St. Louis Engagement Photography

Jun 18, 2014

I have been looking forward to this session for months!  I’m a big fan of destination photography, and I love to go to new places that I’ve yet to explore…and so when Ashton asked me to photograph their engagement session in their new hometown, I was elated!  I was able to fly out for the weekend and we spent two days…walking?  HA!  It seemed like we walked forever but we had so much fun visiting some of the most iconic areas of the midwestern city.  We started out in Forest Park and visited St. Charles and even braved a visit to the Gateway Arch after dark when we would be able to get one of the images on my photo bucket list 🙂
Ashton and Andrew are funny and cute and soooo perfect for eachother.  They are super affectionate, even when I’m not making them kiss in front of random strangers in the most public of places 😉  It is refreshing to know that they are so comfortable with each other and are the  best of friends.  I really enjoyed getting to spend some time with them, their puppy, two kitty cats, two (very vocal) birds, and tank of fish!!!!  Clearly, they’ve already started a cute little family, ha!

Their wedding is in October of this year (actually on MY anniversary!!!) in Maryland and so we will have a completely different backdrop for their wedding day 🙂

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  1. Karen Ostrowski

    June 18th, 2014 at 7:57 pm

    You did such an amazing job with these engagement photos Amy . I am so impressed with your talent to capture not only their love for one another but the charm of their surroundings. Great job!Karen

  2. Lori Page

    June 19th, 2014 at 5:40 am

    Gorgeous work, Amy!

  3. Andrea Jene Donahue

    June 19th, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    Theses are beautiful! I love the first one and the last one.

  4. Amanda Gibbs

    June 20th, 2014 at 5:54 pm

    These are awesome!! Love the macro shot of the ring in the flower and the last one!

  5. Angela

    June 20th, 2014 at 5:55 pm


  6. Robin

    June 20th, 2014 at 10:07 pm

    Wow, these are beautiful! I love the variety you captured of this sweet couple. The ring shot is gorgeous too!

  7. heather

    June 20th, 2014 at 11:27 pm

    These are gorgeous! LOVE the ring shot

  8. Alexis

    June 21st, 2014 at 1:10 am

    Great session! The first and last shots are particularly amazing!

  9. Melissa Wiseman

    June 21st, 2014 at 5:28 am

    I love the puddle reflection and the arch shot is stunning!

  10. Abbe Smith McCracken

    June 21st, 2014 at 5:56 am

    Gorgeous session! LOVE LOVE LOVE the last one – so perfect … especially since it’s their new home city.

  11. Rebekah

    June 21st, 2014 at 1:26 pm

    Beautiful images of love and St. Louis! I love the last one so much. Great work!

  12. Claudette Gross - Long Island Photographer

    July 4th, 2014 at 10:36 am

    Wow…I’m really impressed with this shots. Especially like the first and the last photo…great work.

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