Mandoline & Darren | Couple

“O Christmas tree, o Christmas tree, how lovely are thy branches.” This Christmas mini session definitely put me in the Christmas spirit even more than normal! Between the perfectly decorated porch and the precious couple I am not sure how you do not get in the holiday spirit!

I have known Mandoline since middle school and haven’t seen her in years until she started her own small business called Monograms by Mando. If y’all love all things monogrammed like I do then you should really go check out her Facebook page! She does amazing work at a super reasonable price! This also was the first time I met her husband, Darren, who like all men are not super thrilled to get their photos done. He was such a good sport and even got him to crack a smile or two throughout our session!

Between Mandoline’s mom being a super adorable decorator for Christmas along with an amazing front porch who wouldn’t love to shoot at this location! I fell in love with the decor as soon as Mandoline sent me a preview of the area before our session. Between their love for each other and all the red, green and rustic decor it was the perfect setting for our first location.

After we got some traditional Christmas pictures we headed out back to a large open field for some more great shots! These two were such a joy to photograph since they kept telling me they had no idea what to do and after seeing their photos they totally knocked it out of the park(no surprise!)

I love photographing couples because you can truly see how much people love each other just through their stares. It truly makes my heart happy to see how happy people are when they are with the people they love! I hope you enjoy some of my favorites and like always, it was hard to just pick a few since I had SO many favorites!

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