Holly + Barry = Engaged

summerstreetphotography_729summerstreetphotography_730summerstreetphotography_731summerstreetphotography_732 summerstreetphotography_733 summerstreetphotography_734 summerstreetphotography_735 summerstreetphotography_736 summerstreetphotography_737 summerstreetphotography_738 summerstreetphotography_739 summerstreetphotography_740 summerstreetphotography_741 summerstreetphotography_742 summerstreetphotography_743 summerstreetphotography_744 summerstreetphotography_745 summerstreetphotography_746 summerstreetphotography_747 summerstreetphotography_748 summerstreetphotography_749 summerstreetphotography_750 summerstreetphotography_751 summerstreetphotography_753 summerstreetphotography_754 summerstreetphotography_755 summerstreetphotography_756 summerstreetphotography_757If there is one thing we know about our couples, it's that they are always up for an adventure. Getting your photo taken can be a vulnerable experience, so even though most of our couples have a few minutes of feeling nervous about being in front of the camera, after a little while they throw caution to the wind and have fun with it. Holly and Barry are definitely up for anything, and I loved photographing them where they call home in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We started at the Diner DTSF where they had their first date. Barry wins some major points for showing up 45 minutes early to get a table for them while Holly finished getting ready. We took advantage of the balmier-than-average January temps for a few photos downtown (the grimiest ally ways make for the best photos, no?) and then jumped over to the Leif Erickson park for some photos with their right hand man, their dog Easton. Holly was prepared with some warm hot chocolate, which Easton loved more than the couple. At the end of the session Holly had an idea for a photo with them *in the snow* and promptly jumped into a pile of fresh snow, and suggested Barry lay down in it. This is when I knew these two were our people. Usually we are the ones suggesting and directing how photos might evolve, but when Holly and Barry took the lead for photos they wanted, I had no choice but to go on *their* adventure, which made for a great time all around. Can't wait for October when they tie the knot in The Middle Of Nowhere, SD.