Being Wedding Photographers in Wilmington NC affords us some incredible locations, and this happens to be one of them. Melissa and Brett came down from Raleigh for this styled engagement session idea that I had pitched to them a few months ago. I wanted to do a take on a picnic setting beneath hundred year old Live Oaks covered with Spanish Moss and thick grass- totally southern! The day was to culminate with some dramatic underwater photography, as our intrepid couple jumped into the pool on the premises. (which they did, and can be found also in the engagements gallery) However, after editing all the images, it was just too much for one blog post. So we decided to break them up into a part 1 and part 2. Extra special thanks to the Hot Pink Cake Stand for baking up some of the most mouthwatering pies we've ever had, and to Fiore Fine Flowers for a truly incredible bouquet. Amazing!