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May 10, 2019

A Beautiful Centennial Barn Engagement Session

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Stephanie and Alex | Cincinnati, OH

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You guys — our busy season is full-steam ahead and we are so stinking excited!!! We kicked off our busy next few months with an oh so dreamy engagement session with Stephanie and Alex! It was actually our first time getting to officially meet them in-person so you can imagine our excitement! Our very first meeting with them was actually a virtual FaceTime coffee date and we instantly fell in love with them. After that initial encounter, we were counting down the days until we could road trip to Cincinnati, Ohio! 
Bret and I absolutely LOVE a good road trip!! If you give us some happy music, we are set!! This trip was timed perfectly because Taylor Swift had just released her new song“Me”so it was playing on repeat — no seriously, REPEAT! Combine the pretty weather and some upbeat Tay and you’ve got some of the happiest people alive in our car!
When we first got out of the car, we were so excited to meet Stephanie and Alex that we embraced them with warm hugs! We literally ran into each other’s arms and were instant BFFs. We decided to do their engagement session at their wedding venue, the Centennial Barn. This property was nothing short of magical! The grounds include a gorgeous chapel and an old industrial-style barn. We explored the grounds while talking and dreaming about their big day. We spent the evening tucking into the most magical pockets of light on the property and grabbed some really beautiful shots!
The chemistry between Stephanie and Alex is unbelievably adorable. Alex makes Stephanie erupt into the sweetest giggles and their love is undeniable. They were so stinking cute and so alive! I love watching love like theirs unfold! They were so comfortable with each other and were naturals in front of camera. We had the absolute best time with them and cannot wait for their wedding!! YAY — Stephanie and Alex, we are counting down the days until we see you again!!

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