Sara + Clifton | Engagement - Elle Danielle Photography

Sara + Clifton | Engagement

These two! I kind of love them…

Sara called me a few years ago, when she was in charge of hiring a photographer to photograph her law school class’s composite photo. I don’t remember exactly why it didn’t work out, but after many telephone calls and emails on the subject–Sara apologized, thanked me for my time, and promised that she would keep me in mind for her future photography needs.  She kept her promise.

Over the years, she and I became friends/starting following one another on all of the various social media platforms and established a bit of an Internet bff-ship.  Naturally, I was excited when I received her email, letting me know that she was engaged and considering my services for her big day! And that was months ago.. even though her wedding isn’t until next November. I am always humbled when I am the first vendor my to-be brides call. In her case, Sara reached out before even settling on a date and venue.

One Skype meeting (and lots of giggles) later, it was settled that we had to work together!  Clifton compliments Sara’s sweet personality perfectly.  If their relationship contains as much laughter as our session, these two are going to have a long and happy marriage.

Alabama weather is about as unpredictable as it comes, especially during the Fall. Sara was such a trooper! I was bundled up in a pea coat, scarf, and gloves, while she totally rocked the outfits she picked out before the unexpected temperature drop. She is model material, for sure!

Heading to our second location, Sara saw some fallen leaves and mentioned that her mom would love a picture of her in them. So we pulled over and made it happen! Cute, huh?

One of the cutest couples I have ever shot and total naturals in front of the camera. I am looking forward to their Oxford, Mississippi wedding next Fall!


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  1. Brittany Sharday says:

    Ooh! Love her last dress! Your couples always look like they have such a great time at your sessions 🙂

  2. Tiki Merritt Curry says:

    I love them….and your work of course! #happypeoplemakemesmilereallyhard

  3. Emilia Schobeiri says:

    She is STUNNING and that white dress looks AMAZING on her!

  4. Sara Ward says:

    Thanks, ladies! You all are sooo precious 😉 Tiki, you were an absolute gorgeous bride.. Secretly, I viewed you and your husband’s blog a handful of times 😀 ~.

  5. Janine Alicia McKinnon says:

    OMG! I love these photos! Stunning!

  6. DeSTini Solomon says:

    Aww!!! Got a little teary eyed!!! Lol I love it Friend!!!

  7. Rhondalyn Shaw Fluellen says:

    Sara your photos are absolutely gorgeous. Congratulations on your engagement and I pray that you have a successful marriage!

  8. Caitlin Elizabeth says:

    they are SO CUTE TOGETHER. love their style. and how GOOD you’ve made those weeds look ;).

  9. De'Borah A. Benson says:

    Beautiful!!!!! Me and your mom looking at them!!

  10. Wakisha E. Hazzard says:

    Sara, I am so happy for you both! God has truly blessed you with the love of your life. I love the pictures. You both look great! I miss you. God bless.

  11. Tanya Jackson says:

    So beautiful…Your pictures and your comments always captures the true essence of the couple and all that you breathtaking and refreshing.

  12. Zandra Goolsby says:

    Sara you look so happy and beautiful…I am thrilled you have found your soul mate and ya’ll look so great together.

  13. Ya'Shunda Harris says:

    congrats and these are so beautiful!!!!!

  14. […] I think, considering they’ve been one of my couples longer than any other. We shot their engagement session more than a year before their wedding, and met via Skype months before that. Growing close to a […]

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