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She hadn’t so much as seen his face, but still, she was nervous as she approached the garage where she knew she’d find him.
They were on his uncle’s property, where she was renting the maid’s quarters and he was installing car lifts. All she suspected was that he might be around her age and might have some skill in working with his hands – but this was more than enough to entice her to bake cookies to use as a means of introduction.
She was only 19 and couldn’t have known that this stranger would become her first boyfriend, let alone – eight years down the road – her husband. Still, even in all of this not-knowing, something spoke to her about the significance of the moment they’d meet.
“You couldn’t have been thinking that far ahead,” he’d say to her years later, not believing it possible for marriage to have been even the tiniest inkling in her mind at the time.
But even if that assumption hadn’t been at the forefront, Emily Kettler’s memory tells her that somehow, with Ryan Springer, it was love before first sight. And in that spirit, she says: “I was thinking everything.”
Emily and Ryan: I can’t begin to imagine a more perfect match than you two. I loved doing this session at Ryan’s family farm and so look forward to shooting your wedding at Emily’s. It’s wonderful when couples have a clear vision for how they want to curate their story, and – especially knowing how much photography means to you, Emily – I’m honored to get to partner with you in that.
I’d say we’ve done a pretty great job so far!
– motion pictures –
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I'm a print-journalist-turned-wedding-photographer who fully believes in the value of telling true stories beautifully. By means of a camera, I am a curator so my clients can be keepers of their most important moments.
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