Geno Photography | Matan + Natalie {Engaged}

Matan + Natalie {Engaged}

December 20, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

102117-002Palmer-Stable-House On a cloudy October afternoon, I met with Matan and Natalie in Solon to begin their engagement session.  The clouds were looking ominous when we began our session, but thankfully the storms held off.  

102117-019Solon Engagement Portrait 102117-024Fall Portraits After a few images downtown in Solon, we headed to Lake McBride.  As we were walking along the path to the spillway, the dark clouds parted and the beautiful evening sun was able to shine through.  Such a beautiful moment!

102117-037Iowa Photographer 102117-042Modern Iowa Engagement SessionEvening light breaking through the gray clouds during this beautifully romantic Lake McBride engagement portrait session. 102117-049Lake McBride Spillway Natalie and Matan are Iowa City natives, but are currently living in Nebraska.  They first met in 7th grade.  Their love story began when they had their first date to see "I am Legend" their sophomore year. 

He proposed to her at her nursing school graduation, as a total surprise. He had planned it so all of her family and all of his family were there with them to celebrate.  Of course the families came thinking it would be a graduation celebration and were delighted to celebrate their new engagement as well!

They are excited for their wedding this coming July.  I cannot wait to photograph their big day!
102117-052Southeast Iowa Photographer 102117-064Modern Engagement Portraits 102117-066Solon Photographer It was so easy photographing Matan and Natalie.  They are such a natural fit together and were a joy to work with.  While Matan was orignially not very excited to have his portraits taken, I think he had a great time snuggling and hanging out with his beautiful fiance.

102117-083Evening Portraits 102117-086Love 102117-098Beach Portraits 102117-103Lake McBride Beach Our final location was at the beach, with soft sand and a beautiful backdrop of fall leaves and cloudy skies.

102117-106Modern Iowa Photographer 102117-115Fall Engagement Portraits   102117-121Iowa Photographer I love the portrait of them snuggling and laughing together on the dock.  These two are such a beautiful pair and love each other greatly.

102117-126Solon Engagement 102117-130Romantic Engagement Portraits 102117-139Lake McBride

As the light faded, we stopped for a few photos along the road.  Simply stunning.

I am so excited to capture Matan and Natalie's wedding at the Celebration Farm in Iowa City this coming July!

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