Lodi Engagement Session | Katie & John

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What’s in today’s blog? Oh, just a few of our favorite things! Katie and John’s Lodi engagement session was loaded with:

  • romantic woodland strolls
  • epic overlooks in the Wisconsin countryside
  • sunset shots
  • and playtime with Remy the precious pup! 

Just to name a few 🙂 

Lodi Engagement Session couple hugging with rings Lodi Engagement Session creekside couple portrait

These two lovebirds set the stage for their romantic adventure session just half an hour outside Lodi, in Katie’s hometown of Mazomanie, where they first met.

Lodi Engagement Session family photo in field Lodi Engagement Session sunset portrait with couple

Their First Meeting (in John’s own words!):We met at the local fair in Katie’s hometown. My aunt had called and said they needed extra help, so I came down and ended up helping out in the beer tent while Katie was working in the concession stand. At the end of the night, after the beer tent had shut down, I went over to help clean up, and that’s when Katie and I really talked for the first time. The next day, Katie sent me a Facebook message thanking me for helping out and asked if I wanted to get together sometime for dinner. Even after I showed up late for our first date, she still wanted to go out again.” 

Lodi Engagement Session couple in the golden leaves

Their First Meeting (in Katie’s own words!): “I was assisting his aunt in running the concession stand for the weekend of ‘Wild West Days’ in my hometown of Mazomanie, WI. John was recruited to help at the entrance to the beer tent, and after working late into the night, we talked briefly amongst the other workers, but I wasn’t satisfied with that, so I messaged him later on Facebook. After some small talk, we set up our first date: dinner at a small town bar (he ate a burger called ‘The Heart Attack’) and a walk around beautiful Indian Lake where we sat on the pier under the light of the moon.

Lodi Engagement Session groom admiring bride to be Lodi Engagement Session sunset overlook portrait

A Lodi engagement session sets you right in the middle of some really beautiful locations – like Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area and it’s scenic viewpoint! 

Lodi Engagement Session portrait in the Wisconsin hills Lodi Engagement Session romantic couple viewpoint Lodi Engagement Session hiking shadows with pup Lodi Engagement Session couple looking out togetherLodi Engagement Session couple in a sunburst of trees Lodi Engagement Session puppy and bride love

Sweet, sweet Remy getting some love from one of her favorite people! 

Here at Penny Photographics, you might say we’re a little pet-obsessed, so we are always excited when our clients include their furry besties in their engagement sessions and their wedding days! 

Lodi Engagement Session couple walking in the woodsLodi Engagement Session romantic sunset portrait

John and Katie capped off their Lodi engagement session with a lovely sunset moment together on Gibraltar Rock 🙂 

For more beautiful Wisconsin locales, check out Cortney and Jeshal’s waterfall engagement at Willow River State Park and Andrea and Joseph’s lakeside cabin wedding on Madeline Island! 

Lodi Engagement Session | Katie & John

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