September 26, 2014

Philadelphia engagement photographer | Rittenhouse Square | Stevie + Brandon

Engagement

I know you’re all wanting to see Stevie and Brandon’s wedding pictures but you’re just going to have to wait.  First comes the engagement pictures, taken around Rittenhouse Square just a few days before the big event.

alternative-couple-engagement-session-in-Philadelphia-in-Rittenhouse-Square

Brandon mostly plays it cool while Stevie gleams with exuberance.  And it’s completely contagious.

alternative-couple-engagement-session-in-Philadelphia-Rittenhouse-Square-bench alternative-couple-engagement-session-in-Philadelphia-on-bike-rack alternative-couple-engagement-session-in-Philadelphia-with-sun-flare

They met after a show at the Khyber though there is debate over how it all went down.  He attempted a bad pickup line and she called him out on it.  Stevie, a fashion designer working at Urban Outfitters, found out that he was an art student and was smitten.

alternative-couple-engagement-session-in-Philadelphia-against-nursery Copyright Lindsay Docherty Photography http://www.lindsaydocherty.com alternative-couple-engagement-session-in-Philadelphia-against-bricks

Regardless, they began seeing each other and realized that Stevie had even moved in and wasn’t going anywhere.

alternative-couple-engagement-session-in-Philadelphia-in-Rittenhouse-Area

They share three cats of varying intelligence, watch TV, make animal noises at each other, and go on road trips.

alternative-couple-engagement-session-in-Philadelphia-napping-together alternative-couple-engagement-session-in-Philadelphia-in-grass

Brandon would frequently propose to her in jest,  She always asked where the ring was.  One day he asked her to marry him and backed it up with a cupcake and a ring.  Stevie cried uncontrollably.  It was yes.

alternative-couple-engagement-session-in-Philadelphia-ring-shot-on-doc-martens

You will see pictures of their amazing wedding soon.  For now, congratulations on everything!tattooed-couple-laughing-in-Rittenhouse-Square-enaggement-session

This whole world is wild at heart and weird on top.
~ David Lynch

Related Posts
Featured
Philadelphia Engagement Photographer | Philadelphia Art Museum | Cassie + Paulo
Cassie and Paulo are fun, spunky, and totally in love. They met at a birthday party and she approached him and started peppering him with questions about himself. As the story goes, he ran away but came back later that night and they talked together all night long. I appreciate a chick who sees what she wants and goes after it!Their first date was another marathon – they closed down the restaurant after talking together for 5 hours! Fast forward to a few months ago and Paulo has a plan to propose that gets thwarted by a dress shopping trip with Cassie’s sister. So she comes over to his place one day and he presents her with flowers and a ...
READ MORE
Philadelphia Engagement Photographer | Art Museum area | Moira + Brett
Moira and Brett are the kind of couple that make my job so incredibly easy. Their smiles and laughter were just effortless. They were such a dream and I can’t believe I have to wait another year for their wedding at Holly Hedge Estate.Moira and Brett were set up through a mutual friend. They had actually met each other previously though it was pretty brief and we don’t really talk about that… They now live in Conshohocken with a high maintenance cat who is allergic to everything but we planned their engagement session around the places they lived in the beginning of their courtship – near the Philadelphia Art Museum.We wandered along the ...
READ MORE
Philadelphia Engagement Photographer | Kelly Drive |Katie + Franc [teaser]
Katie and Franc have an incredible, comfortable, hilarious kind of love that is pretty damn infectious.  Here is just a teaser from their Philadelphia engagement session. More to come!
READ MORE