Exactly one year from their wedding date I met with Katie and Tom for their engagement photos. These two are just so much fun to be around!!
They selected the park in downtown Palatine because that is where Tom proposed. I love when couples choose places that bring meaning to them! It's also fun for me because I get to explore new areas. I had never photographed at either of these locations, but they were both so cool.
We ended up choosing a forest preserve near the area for some nature photos. Little did we know they had so many cool structures to work with. The greens forming an arch covered path and the beautiful stonework were the perfect nod to their Lord of the Rings inspired wedding at the Q Center in St Charles this June.
Their love story: "We both worked on the executive committee for the Illinois High School Theatre Festival. The first year we only focused on the work, but the second year we started to find reasons to hang out more and just clicked. The month of September 2018 we spent every weekend together either going to various festivals, Renaissance Faire, or we watched Game of Thrones and played board games. Apparently many people had a sense that we would fall for one another and were just waiting for us to become official."
Congrats Katie and Tom!!!!