Mike & Missy | Engaged {Swains Lock in Potomac, MD}

I knew when I met with these two that I was going to love working with them! They have a sweet love for one another and can't wait to tie the knot next April. We did their engagement shoot at one of their favorite spots, Swains Lock. The fall colors were in full bloom and the weather was beautiful until the rain started pouring down at the end of the session!

Mike & Missy wanted to pop champagne as a fun little prop and when Missy popped and shook her bottle, it went ALL over Mike!! Good thing it was at the end of the session. It was hilarious! Thanks for being a good sport, Mike.

Here is their love story: 

On December 18, 2012 we were both at the Dave Matthews concert in Baltimore, MD on a Tuesday night! Mike was standing next to me on the floor standing room area and I started conversation with him during the concert and asked him to take some photos since he is tall! I ended up "asking" him to "put my number in his phone", he did and then got in touch with me and asked me out on a date! We went on several good old fashioned dates dinner, bowling, out with friends and the rest was history! We did a lot of traveling back and forth from Baltimore to Potomac for about 2 1/2 years and then moved in together in Bethesda, MD! We have been dating now for almost 4 years and we have become best friends and he is the love of my life! We can't wait to share our wedding day with all our family friends!!

Ans the story behind the proposal!

We were visiting my family in Towson for the Labor Day weekend and Mike drove me to the sunflower fields in Jarrettsville, MD and as we were looking at all the sunflowers to take pictures he got down on one knee! My sister was there without me knowing and was taking photos of it. We were heading back to my sister's house after for a cookout and all my closest family and friends were there to surprise me for my 30th birthday (which is in October)! It was a double surprise since not everyone knew Mike was proposing and I was not expected a birthday surprise!

Enjoy these images from Mike & Missy's engagement session!

Congrats you two, can't wait for your big day at Dulany's Overlook! In case you missed it, check out Chris & Erin's fall wedding at Lansdowne Resort.