My dear friends, Priscilla and Alayn, were engaged last year in Boston. After seeing them date for so many years, nothing made me happier than to find out they were finally engaged!
Rather than have a traditional wedding, Priscilla and Alayn decided to go to Europe—visiting London, Paris and Italy—for 3 weeks. During the last few days, they planned to get married on the Amalfi Cost. How romantic, right?! It's needless to say, I am extremely jealous. However, since they are getting married overseas, Priscilla asked me to take their engagement photos.
Not only was I truly honored, but the concept Priscilla had was something I had never had the opportunity to photograph before! She had this great travel theme in mind, but wanted to use a real airplane. We tried calling several small or private airports in the area, but none were getting back to her. Until, finally—a breakthrough! Alayn's mom's friend had an airplane! But she didn't have just one, she had two! Did we hit the jackpot or what?
Upon arriving at the location, we learned that they lived in an aeronautical community. How did I never know about this existing in this part of Florida? It was truly surreal to drive up to the home and find an airplane "garage" next to the house. We arrived with plenty of time to shoot such a memorable engagement session at sunset. We even drove around in a golf cart to get the angles we wanted. It was truly magical—Priscilla, Alayn and I kept wanting to pinch ourselves.
This was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and I am so blessed that I could share it with my wonderful friends.
Priscilla & Alayn: Bon Voyage and best wishes as you both embark on the this journey. It is the beginning to a lifetime of happiness! Hoping you are having the most beautiful wedding day on the Amalfi Coast. I couldn't be any happier for two people than I am for the both of you. Can't wait to see you in San Francisco soon!