New York Engagement Jen+Dan


 This is Jen and Dan.


A majorly vibrant and gorgeous couple that just ooze LOVE and creativity.  She an art historian he a classically trained pianist, currently touring the world!  We shot these just before his trip to Shanghai, and just before it got too cold for this to be as gorgeous as it is!  The thing about this shoot, is that we had never met in person before, and it is the perfect example of how much trust is such a big part of the recipe!! For me this shoot was everything.  It's about how much you have to be fearless in your creativity as well as in love, and sharing your love.  These two just jumped right in, and it's not only a testament to who they are individually, but to the love and trust they obviously share, and were able to translate to our experience on the shoot.  This day, was completely unplanned, and we just walked.  We walked and found amazing light with amazing locations, and perfect moments!!  The moment Jen jumped up on that cement platform, I knew it was on!  I love spontaneity, and the ability to go with the flow! From there we walked towards China town and found this completely unromantic produce stand, that would otherwise be overlooked, but that moment was just perfect.  That light kills me, and I love that it is such a banal and easily overlooked location which somehow translated to a bit of a cinematic moment with these two.  I highly encourage couples to do engagement shoots, and this is why!!  Thank you Jen and Dan for your trust, and sharing your awesome energy with me!!  Oh, yes, and her ring!! That gorgeous masterpiece of a raw diamond looks like a little sculpture, which screams that Dan thinks she is the most unique beautiful woman in the world.  He worked with the designer to create this custom look just for his special lady!  Good job!