My husband and I are not really "regulars" anywhere. Not at a coffee shop. Not a favorite date spot. We don't eat spaghetti every Thursday. We do not have a default movie choice. So when I find out that couples DO have those special places, special dates, special parts of their relationship that make them "them," I love to work that into our date for three on their engagement session or into their wedding.
For Lauren and Doug, I get to do that for both! Check back this fall for their wedding photos!
Not only does Doug love water, but they have a yearly date at the Boathouse in Forest Park, which is also where he proposed.
They told me during the shoot something about Doug loving wildlife, so I started snapping pictures of all the ducks I saw sitting around, but then things got interesting...
After I saw a duck try to eat his hand, I happened to get a picture with a bird flying straight at me (upper right corner),
and then it decided to stay with us for a little while....
Also, they are avid St. Louis sports fans, and so we took a walk near Busch Stadium for the second part of their date.