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Katie + Patrick | Engaged

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October 7, 2017

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A Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Engagement

When Katie contacted me about wedding photography for her May 2018 wedding, I was so excited to see that she put two of my favorite venues in Mobile, The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and The Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, as her ceremony and reception locations. I love these two venues so much, probably because they are so old-Mobile. I remember being in awe of both places as a child and both still leave an impression each time I’m there. Put the two together in one wedding day and I’m in heaven!

Katie and I first met via a Facetime consultation since she and her fiance, Patrick, live in South Carolina. You never know what spring weather will be like (rain or shine), so I suggested going to The Bragg for Katie and Patrick’s engagement session so that we could take advantage of the many gorgeous settings that we might not have time to shoot in on wedding day. The day we chose for their session turned out to be the most perfect day for a portrait session that we’ve had in quite a long time. Not too hot, not too humid. Just perfect. The light was so dreamy and golden that I could barely contain my excitement!

When Katie and Patrick went to change into their second outfit, I asked her for her engagement ring so I could do some ring shots. As she handed it to me, I noticed a charm with a Fleur-de-lis on her bracelet. Katie shared that the charm was special to her since she attended LSU and Patrick is from Louisiana. I also noticed she was wearing a second ring with her initials. I absolutely loved being able to incorporate both of these accessories into a few of the ring shots!!!

Katie and Patrick, I’m so glad we were able to squeeze this session in while y’all were in town! You made this session so much fun! I’m looking forward to May 2018! It’s going to be fabulous! πŸ™‚

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  1. Katie Tipton says:

    I LOVE them! So many that look so natural and not posed! Thanks Elizabeth!

  2. Connie says:

    Great pictures of two sweet people!

  3. Ivy Lauren Williams says:

    These capture Katie and Patrick SO PERFECTLY!!!

  4. Ben tipton says:

    Great pictures Katie. They do look very natural.

  5. Brittany Woodby says:

    These are beautiful! I love the impromptu shot at the end, it’s my favorite.

  6. Shelby Creemers says:

    You guys look so happy πŸ™‚ Love the photos!

  7. Teresa Mance says:

    These are perfect! Both sweet and fun. Great job!

  8. Sarah Boles says:

    Sooo beautiful Katie! Patrick looks good too I guess. Love em and you two!

  9. Sarah Walker says:

    So beautiful!!

  10. Samantha Sweet says:

    These are so beautiful and fun Katie and Patrick!

  11. Kary Fulton says:

    I love these!!! Y’all look great so excited for you two!!!

  12. Kathryn Fulton says:

    These are so perfect! Cannot wait until the big day!!

  13. Eric Kent says:

    Awesome pics, can’t wait to celebrate with y’all!

  14. Katie Norris says:

    Precious photos!!! Cannot wait to celebrate y’all’s forever!!!

  15. Crystal Berner says:

    the pictures of my amazing Patrick and his beautiful Katie are terrific

  16. Michelle Latham says:

    Love love love!!!

  17. Addie Lasitter says:

    YAS!! Y’all are SO adorable 😍😍

  18. Mac Watson says:

    Can’t wait for the wedding! Looking forward to celebrating!

  19. Alex Averil says:

    I love all of these beautiful photos! I can’t wait to celebrate with this awesome couple through all of the festivities and, of course, the BIG DAY!! Gorgeous photos!! Looking good Patrick and Katie!!!

    Love, Alex!

  20. GeeGee Tipton says:

    Beautiful pictures…yet so casual and fun…love them all! Congrats you two
    lovebirds, Katie and Patrick!

  21. Patrick says:

    These came out great!! You did an amazing job at making us look photogenic!

    Thank you!!

  22. Liz Hill says:

    Fantastic photo shoot! Katie & Patrick’s joke de vivre really shines thru each photo.

  23. Carol Hill says:

    Beautiful couple and photos. Congratulations!

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