11 Apr lori + eric: promised. a downtown memphis early americana engagement.
Eric first laid eyes on Lori when she interviewed him for an article she was writing. After that, he couldn’t forget her. He called a couple times, using the article as an excuse. Lori knew he was interested, but kept finding reasons not to go out with him. Work. Schedule. Conflict of interest. But the truth was that he was quiet, shy, and intelligent, and as such, not her usual type.
Then Lori got tired of the endless dating scene and her usual type. She began to look at Eric differently, and eventually agreed to finally go out with him. She decided he was exactly what she was looking for: quiet, shy, and intelligent. And the exact someone that she wanted to spend the rest of her life with.
Lori and Eric decided that they wanted to go for a Harlem Renaissance / Early Americana feel for their engagement photos. Ed and I met them downtown, and they couldn’t have looked more perfect for the part!
Lori is a natural in front of the camera, and brought plenty of sass to the session!
Eric transforms into a completely different person when he laughs – and Lori knows just how to bring it out in him.
But they both do serious really well too…
Until the next time we’re laughing again! We really had a blast on this session.
Eric is going to make a fabulous husband. Not only did he yes honey Lori in all the appropriate spots, but he was excellent at following all my directions as well – and he brought out the best in Lori.
Eric happened to know about this little hidden cobblestone spot that reminded him and Lori of the time they spent in Rome. Yeah. Rome. Ed’s photo on the right.
All Lori’s accessories were perfection!
Eric, you make one handsome dude. Seriously.
I’ll end with this one of Lori and Eric doing what they do best – hanging out and making each other laugh.
Lori and Eric, thank you so much for spending an afternoon with us! We were honored to finally meet Eric (Ed and I have known Lori for quite some time), and we can’t wait for the wedding!
CLICK HERE to see more images from Lori’s and Eric’s early Americana engagement session. Here’s to ditching the usual type. And finding something you didn’t even know you were looking for. And Harlem Renaissance. Cheers!