This is one of the cutest darn engagement shoots I’ve seen. Vanessa and Calvin are so darling, they have awesome retro style, and I just love that you can tell how happy and in love they are from these photos. And Vanessa is a Snippet & Ink reader! Thank you so much to Sarah Rhoads for sending over these pics.

How awesome are these horn-rimmed glasses?

How awesome are these shots with the playing cards?

See lots more from this engagement shoot over on Sarah Rhoads’ blog.

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  1. Asiya

    I love that they avoided irrelevant props and went with fun things to do. My fave shot is them reading the National Geographic magazines. Who doesn’t look through those and automatically want to show the person next to them what they’re looking at? And the shoes, omg, the shoes! I am e-mailing that pic to my husband.

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  2. Rose

    Oh, I love it!!! Beautiful….
    Go on the red-heads!!!!!!

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  3. Annie

    These pictures make me want to be friends with Vanessa and Calvin. What a fun couple! (And as a redhead myself, I have to high five two redheads in love.)

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  4. Naomi

    I love it! Redheads seem to have so much more fun…now I want read hair…they are going to have a blast at their wedding!!Oh and her bangs…and the glasses…LOVE!!

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  5. ann

    i love that they are both gingers…..
    and love her cute madewell shoes :)

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  6. Kristi Wright

    What a beautiful session. Love it!

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  7. Christophe D

    Sarah & Chris Rhoads are really great photographers ! Their blog is amazing and a source of inspiration and motivation !!
    Vanessa and Calvin are just perfect on these pics !!

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  8. kat

    oh. my. I HAVE to get those shoes!! Where are they from???

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  9. the joielala girls

    these are darling! s&c rhoads rock!

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  10. Sarah

    This is adorable. The bedroom, the cards, those OXFORDS! I absolutely have fallen in love with this blog – so many beautiful things to look at.

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  11. Lizzie [Ten Thou Bride]

    This is way too cute! I love the playing cards and they are such a pocket-sized-adorable-couple!

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  12. Dominique

    So CUTE! Love it all. And looks like they had fun too!

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  13. Leila | Be Inspired PR

    I love how much fun the couple seems to be having in this shoot! You can really see how in love these two are, congratulations!

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  14. Holly Hatam

    Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww…
    enough said!

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  15. kathleen

    I said it on Sarah’s blog and I’ll say it here — these are incredible! I totally want to be friends with these two because they look like the most fun ever. Amazing amazing photos!

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  16. Eileen

    Love the color contrast and lighting! Awesome couple!

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  17. Rachel - theWeddingVine

    Fabulous engagement shoot! Looks like they are soo in love!

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  18. Sean

    Hi,
    I just found your blog and want to let you know I LOVE IT! Thanks for that :)

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  19. Lacey @ Lacey Wagner Events

    I just love a good engagement shoot and this one is adorable.

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  20. Kristen @ Invitation Crush

    What a sweet shoot – they’re such a cute couple, and they definitely looked like they had a blast. And omigosh, her shoes are awe-some!

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  21. Marilisa

    I’m a redhead, engaged to a redhead, and I have to admit this is the first time I’ve ever seen another “ginger” couple! They look so cute and comfortable together and the images are stunning.

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  22. bob

    i love the red heads!

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  23. francine

    They are going to have the most adorable red-headed children.

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  24. JESSICA DEFINE

    YEAH THOSE FRICKIN’ ROCK.

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