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SUNSET ENGAGEMENT | MITCH + ANNA | IOWA WEDDING + ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER

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THE HIGH SCHOOL SWEETHEART STORY!

You guys, here it is!
EVERYONE always asks “did you guys date in high school”? And usually, the answer is “no, we reconnected after” BUT these two have a different story.
Mitch and Anna met back in 2011 AT A TEEN DANCE!
SAY WHAT!
Below is a little nugget of their love story but first I’ll walk you through some
details about the engagement session.

The first time I met Mitch and Anna, we grabbed a coffee at Starbucks to chat details and get to know each other. I kinda felt like they’ve been married for 7 years the way they bounced off each other. They were very calm, smooth and just “got each other”. I knew to photograph their wedding was going to be a great fit and so fun. I have been so blessed this year to meet such AMAZING couples and I can’t wait to watch them tie the knot in 2020.

As for their engagement photos, we started off at Mitch’s family farm with their NEW PUPPIES. Yes, I said puppies. They were adorable and I wanted to take them all home. The location we were at for photos was stunning. Beautiful, full of trees and a pond we dropped a canoe in. We also headed over to the Park Farm Winery to catch the sunset and oh boy, did we ever!
Check out the photos and Anna’s nugget of their love story below.
xo

“Mitch and I met back in 2011 when we were in high school at a teen dance party at Five Flags. He was 17 and I was 14. He asked me to dance. After dancing to a couple of songs he left to go to the bathroom and didn’t come back. The determined girl I am, I had his friend text him and tell him to come back. He sure did! He wasn’t going to get away that easy. We danced the rest of the night together and exchanged numbers.
A few weeks later, I got a text from Mitch inviting me to a party he was having. I went, we spent all night together talking. A few months later, he asked me to be his girlfriend under the fireworks on the 3rd of July. From that point on we were inseparable. We spent every day of his senior year and my sophomore year together until Mitch left for college. I spent most of my weekends visiting him until it was my turn to go to college. 6 out of the 8 years we’ve been together we were long distance.
In May 2018, I graduated from school and moved back to Dubuque. Mitch and I bought our first home together and are puppy parents to two adorable black labs, Lucy and Riley. This summer, a few weeks before our 8 year anniversary, Mitch proposed down at Backpocket Brewery in front of all of our best friends and family. Just a couple of high school sweethearts that made it through all of life’s obstacles.”
-Anna


 

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