As soon as I walked into their adorable home to discuss wedding photography with them, I was smitten. I was greeted with kind eyes and warm smiles, like our masks weren’t even there. And I’ll admit that the puppy kisses from their dog, Karma, and the purring and tail hugs from their kitty, JoJo, were definitely a sweet highlight! Natalie and Kyle met in astronomy class in college, and years later they both attended a wedding of mutual friends. Although he lived in Chicago at the time, Kyle insisted that he would like to take beautiful Natalie out on a date the next time he was in Indianapolis for work. The stars aligned! The date was a success! And, yes, pun totally intended! Want to know more of their love story? Yes? I thought so, me too! *May I please just hit pause here to say that I loooove my job! Really! I get to meet amazing people, hear one of a kind love stories like this one, and hang out with them during some of the most special times! Ok, back to the story!* Kyle planned a proposal that would be sure to surprise Natalie, especially since she is known to quickly catch on to these kinds of things. Under the Christmas Star in December (that college astronomy class again!), Kyle asked Natalie to marry him, and she said yes! The couple knew immediately that they’d love to have their wedding in the bride’s hometown of Franklin. And it is the most adorable area! We even did some Save the Date photos at the historic theatre, and a proper engagement session a few months later – with Karma the pup! – and this beaming pair, full of joy, genuine smiles, kindness, drawing me in even more! Their wedding day is almost here, and I am so so SOOO excited!!! Natalie and Kyle, I am so thankful to have met you (Thank you, Jenny!) and I cannot wait to celebrate alongside you and your families and friends in a few short days! Congratulations, you two!!!