I’ve always been a big believer that how you deal with unexpected circumstances says a lot about you as a person. And in the case of Allison and Ryan, these two are absolute gems. Because on the day of their engagement photos within five minutes of us starting, the skies opened up and Charleston became the scene of an absolute downpour. But Allison and Ryan just rolled with it and didn’t let the weather phase them one bit. It’s a testament to both their laidback personalities, and their ability to not sweat the small stuff.

Luckily, we were only steps away from the the Mills House – or as many will recognize it as “the pink wall hotel”, – the venue they’ll be tying the knot at in December, we had the perfect indoor spot to take photos at. The Mills House is absolutely stunning inside, not to mention I swear they have the best scent in the world pumping through the vents. You walk in and it literally smells like heaven. And the only thing that can make this place more beautiful is a couple who’s ridiculously in love. Which is exactly what Allison and Ryan are. And it shows in these photos.

Towards the end of our time together the rain never stopped, but it did let up enough that we were able to head outside with a few clear umbrellas in tow. And again, Allison and Ryan made them look oh so good. Seriously, just look at how cute these two are kissing underneath the umbrellas!

Allison and Ryan, I’m so excited to be back with you at the Mills House in December. The two of you are just he best, and if you make the rain look this good, just think of how AMAZING a little bit of sunshine will be!! Thank you for allowing me to be on this journey with you, and I am counting down!!!!


  1. Donna Stumpf says:

    Beautiful engagement pictures! So excited for you both and for your upcoming nuptials! Love you!

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