A Pharsalia Engagement Session | Sarayah & Paul

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Sarayah & Paul’s Engagement Session at Pharsalia

It was a beautiful summer day, the sky was perfectly blue, and as I pulled up to the Pharsalia in Tyro, Virginia I was so excited! Sarayah and Paul’s engagement session was finally here!

These two are getting married in August of 2019 - and friends, they are the sweetest couple! Sarayah and Paul simply adore each other, and are so comfortable in front of the camera. It’s clear how much they love each other, and when you read their story you will see why! :)

“Our love story is different than most,” Sarayah told me. “Paul became best friends with my brother when I was just 13 years old. He was 18 at the time, and I had such a big crush on him - but I was way too nervous to ever say hello!

“Well years passed and we had still never officially met, but two months after my 16th birthday I posted a video online of me singing. Paul and I are both very musical people, and about a week later I received a message from him - asking if I'd like to record a duet together. You can imagine that I was over the moon! The man that I had liked for so long had finally noticed me!

“We talked for two whole weeks, and then finally got the chance to meet one another in person. From the very moment we locked eyes there was this instant connection between us. I couldn’t believe this was happening!

“That day he asked my parents for permission to ask me out and they said yes. The next day he came over again - and this time he asked me to be his girlfriend. After I replied with yes, he kissed me!

“Some people might think it was too soon for him to have kissed me, but nothing in my life before that moment felt so right! It’s been almost 4 years now, and here we are today stronger, happier and SO ready to start our lives together as husband and wife. He's my other half and I'm his - and ours is a love that will continue to grow over the years to come.”

Sarayah and Paul, I just love love the two of you! You are clearly meant for each other! :) Your August wedding can’t come soon enough - but until then, I’m just going to look back at all your engagement photos with the biggest smile on my face!

Enjoy a few of my favorites from your engagement gallery!