I'm Sarah: friend of God, photographer of marriage & family, and hopeless romantic. On this journal, I share my recent work, education for photographers, and personal journey with Jesus, art, heritage, and learning to capturing the nuance of Love and life in still photographs.

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Coker Arboretum Chapel Hill Engagement Photos

Jazmine and Eli have a movie-romance charm to them. We met up bright and early on a winter morning earlier this year in Coker Arboretum for these Chapel Hill engagement photos! It was COLD, y’all, but you wouldn’t know it looking at these.

I think morning light is even more magical than sunset. There is a cleanness to the light that makes these photos of Jaz and Eli feel especially magical. Who knows, maybe running around Chapel Hill for engagement photos will be the thing that finally makes me an early riser!

But seriously, look at them. Don’t they look like they walked right out of a classic romance? Jazmine and Eli are also both alummi of UNC Chapel Hill, where Coker Arboretum is located, so this was a perfect nostalgic area for them.

Jazmine and Eli got married in the spring. Check out their wedding recap post next week for more of their old-school movie romance (and for the most fun reception photos you’ll see this year — you won’t want to miss it)! These two are seriously so great in every way, and I’m so glad that I got to be a small part of their beginning as a married couple.

View more engagement sessions here.