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Couple’s Anniversary Session in Okinawa | Valentine & T.J.


There’s a pretty funny story about this couple’s anniversary session with Valentine & T.J. We planned to do this session back in September, but every single time we were going to shoot it would rain. (And I don’t just mean rain, they were typhoon conditions!) We live on a tiny island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, so you have to take typhoons and weather seriously. 


I needed to go back to the states in October to shoot a wedding, so we decided to push the session to January when I’d be returning! January rolled around, and as we all walked into my apartment to start on hair and makeup, we found that my two husky pups, Koda and Keira, had eaten an entire bottle of Aleve-liquid gels. 😅


In case you didn’t know, those are HIGHLY toxic to dogs. Therefore, we had to reschedule yet again. I rushed my pups to the emergency vet, apologizing as I ran out the door. Lol! The next time we were supposed to shoot, Valentine wasn’t feeling well. She replied back with,”well, I just found out I’m pregnant so that’s why!” 😍 SO, we rescheduled for the last time, and the result is as follows. 💕


I’m SO glad that despite the crazy scenarios we encountered, we were able to finally meet and capture such incredible images together. They were both an absolute dream to work with, and so easy-going. I truly love and appreciate that every client I have is so down-to-earth and go with the flow-y. Without further ado, here’s what we created together! 



couple's anniversary session


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