I know you love all things preppy just as much as do, which is why I knew you would love today’s sunrise engagement shoot from photographer Erich McVey. Taken on a freezing cold morning at the beach, they sure turned out wonderfully…

Don’t you love these?! Kristin and Michael have known each other since they were children, but as Kristin says, “Our friendship kind of took a different turn during the summer of 2010 – something just started to click. We began hanging out with the same people, spent lots of time serving at our church together, and even separately started finding excuses to be around each other. We tried to ignore it and explain it away, but it soon became apparent that there was something there. We started dating in April 2011 and took the fast track to marriage – fell in love and got engaged in November, and are now anxiously awaiting our May wedding! It’s been the best adventure, and we’ve been blessed and surprised from the beginning.”


A big thank you to Erich McVey for sharing these photos with us – Erich’s work is gorgeous, and I just can’t wait until the next time we get feature his work!

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  1. cyndi

    These are absolutely gorgeous!

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  2. Lisa

    What a stylish couple! Love their stripes and Sperrys!

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  3. Sam Rosen

    these are so beautiful, I love every single one! great job Erich. This makes me so excited for their wedding!

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  4. Annette

    What an absolutely gorgeous setting for engagement photos. I love the casual yet fashionable style of this couple. Beautiful images — I hope their wedding photos are posted as well, as it will surely be an inspiring event!

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  5. Kate

    wow – i feel like i’m looking at the pages of a jcrew catalog! So beautiful.

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  6. Erich McVey

    Thanks for the feature, Kathryn. I love how Michael & Kristin’s photos look on your beautiful blog! They are an awesome couple – so excited to shoot their wedding!

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  7. Sarah

    Such great styling. Love the nautical look!

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  8. Ryan Ray

    great shoot Erich!!

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  9. Lynn

    This is adorable! I love their style as well. I need to invest in that yellow belt!

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  10. Mel

    Hmmm, I see a coastal engagement shoot in my future this summer! This is fabulous! Thank you for sharing.

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  11. David Bell

    Gorgeous couple and gorgeous setting made for a fantastic set of photos. Really nice!

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