When we met Michael and Priyanka to discuss ideas for their engagement session, they told us they wanted something where their unique personalities were highlighted and they could feel comfortable. They’d recently gotten engaged in gorgeous Santorini, Greece, so we knew we’d like to incorporate a sunset near the water. Priyanka is a serious fashionista, while Michael has a more laid back style, so we sought out a location that could bring it all together. It didn’t take long for us to agree on a trip to New Orleans, where we could capture the classic architecture of the city, chill out in the Quarter, and sail away on the lake.
Hi I’m Ashleigh, a Houston native who met my partner, Theo Civitello, 8 years ago. Ever since, we’ve been on an incredible journey together. We meet at the ripe ole age of 23 during one of the worst recessions our country has ever seen. We were both bright young graduates striving for those dream jobs we were promised our whole lives. Unfortunately,at least it seemed at the time, we both ended up taking restaurant jobs while wondering what to do with ourselves.
After about 2 years, we decided to move into together. I was organizing our new home when I found Theo’s photography portfolio from college. I looked through it and was amazed by how good the photos were. We had been together 2 years, and I had never seen Theo take a picture. Right away, I spoke to him and said,