Sometimes engagement sessions aren’t always a walk in the park. So when Cari & Eric came to us with the idea for an awkward family photo shoot we were totally on board. Yes, those painfully stiff, uncoordinated photos from the 80s you see popping up on your news feed, that was our goal. So we met them at their house and they were prepped with blinding yellow shirts with matching ones for their pets. Their pup, Pheobe, might have stolen the show though 🙂 We started outdoors, role reversing dips and photographing them doing what marriage is really all about, fixing the AC unit and taking out the trash. The ridiculousness of the shoot even got some genuine beautiful laughter photos. Next it was time to set up the studio. We unrolled an old life touch background, from where Matt & I first met, and the couple geared up in the costumes. They nailed every awkward facial expression and pose and it got the best kind of weird, but it was such a great time. I dont think we’ve laughed so much at a shoot, so thank you sooo much Cari & Eric for wanting to do something completely different. We cant wait to see whats in store for us in June at the wedding. Enjoy!