Courtney and David met in sixth grade church group. Sixth grade. That’s not quite as young as Cory and Topanga meeting in the sandbox, but for a non-scripted relationship, what could be cuter? He was her first crush in this world, the first boy she ever had eyes for, and the first one she ever called her “boyfriend” too. Their 12-year-old selves “dated” for a while, but things didn’t work out. Elementary school love is complicated, ya know? They went to separate middle schools, rival high schools, and lost touch over the years, but reconnected in college and rekindled the embers that early relationship. David’s baseball career meant that their relationship was going to have to be long distance one for a while, and their love for one another blossomed through phone calls, Skype sessions and the written word. Sparks flew every time these two were together, and Courtney’s been right there to support David every pitch of the way — including when he almost missed his own engagement session!

March is Spring Training season in Arizona, so while Courtney was here visiting, she scheduled their engagement session for her last day here, because it was David’s ONLY off day during her time in the desert. But, as fate would have it, at the last minute, David’s “off day” was turned into “You’re pitching today!” and he almost didn’t make it. Several strikeouts later, he sprinted. Like a cheetah. From the mound. To the showers. Into Courtney’s waiting car. And they made it to the their session with less than an hour before sunset.

Breathing hard from the rush and stress of just getting there, Courtney, in her sweet Texas accent, said, “I know that we don’t have much time, and I’m so sorry. If we can just get a few pictures, I’d be so grateful.” We reassured her and David that, despite everything that’d happened over the past few hours — the uncertainty, the anxiety, and the stress — that their only job now was to get lost in their love and get lost in each other. We’d take care of the rest. They did. And it was beautiful.

Courtney and David, you. are. stunning. We loved every second of our time with you. Our only regret? Texas is so far away…

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Gear Used for this Shoot: Canon 5D Mark III | Canon 50 1.2 | Canon 70-200 2.8 | Entire Gear List

20 comments
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    Emily Fleming

    This is my favorite engagement session you two have ever done... Love love love!

    Emily Fleming

    This is my favorite engagement session you two have ever done... Love love love!

    Amy & Jordan

    Aw! Thanks, Emily! That means SO much especially since we were CRUNCHED for time. I guess we do our best work under pressure ;-) Love you guys!

    Amy & Jordan

    Aw! Thanks, Emily! That means SO much especially since we were CRUNCHED for time. I guess we do our best work under pressure ;-) Love you guys!

    Ashley allen

    Absolutely beautiful

    Amy & Jordan

    Thanks, Ashley!

    Ashley allen

    Absolutely beautiful

    Amy & Jordan

    Thanks, Ashley!

    Ines

    Very nice work, beautiful models too, I love it!!!!! They look so sweet together :)

    Amy & Jordan

    Aw! Thanks, Ines! Means a lot!

    Ines

    Very nice work, beautiful models too, I love it!!!!! They look so sweet together :)

    Amy & Jordan

    Aw! Thanks, Ines! Means a lot!

    Court and David

    LOVE LOVE LOVE ! Wish yall could do our WEDDING!!!!!

    Amy & Jordan

    We're free that weekend and we travel! Let's talk ;-) We'd LOVE to be there! It's the weekend before Ashley and Pete's, so it'd be prefect!

    Court and David

    LOVE LOVE LOVE ! Wish yall could do our WEDDING!!!!!

    Amy & Jordan

    We're free that weekend and we travel! Let's talk ;-) We'd LOVE to be there! It's the weekend before Ashley and Pete's, so it'd be prefect!

    Carrie Ann

    Everything about this session is gorgeous!!! Amazing to get all of this in less than an hour :)

    Carrie Ann

    Everything about this session is gorgeous!!! Amazing to get all of this in less than an hour :)

    Amy & Jordan

    Aw! Thanks, Carrie! That means so much coming from another awesome photog!

    Amy & Jordan

    Aw! Thanks, Carrie! That means so much coming from another awesome photog!