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Join us for a walk in the woods for Kelly and Dan’s Wildwood Park engagement session. These two lovebirds are “two peas in a pod (a really silly, punny, awesome pod)as Kelly describes them! They’re not afraid to get their feet wet, love playing with their little Loki dog (a scene-stealer, just you wait and see), and are fun as can be.

The super cute story of their very own meet-cute:Dan and Kelly met as temps at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Minneapolis September of 2011. Kelly had been working at a restaurant and needed a change, and Dan had just finished Law School.  Several of the temps would have lunch together, go to happy hours, and have each other over for game nights, Dan and Kelly included.  It didn’t take long for them to realize that they had a special connection – their humor, wit and banter was unmatched with anyone else’s.”  

Wildwood Park Engagement Session pup getting some love Wildwood Park Engagement Session couple sharing stories in the woods

In the fall of 2014, Kelly realized that she needed more Dan in her life.  After emailing, Facebooking and texting Dan (several times), the two met up for “awkward tea” at The People’s Organic.  That went well and it was decided that they’d attempt a less-awkward date on Saturday November 1, 2014 at 5pm.

Wildwood Park Engagement Session couple doing a dashing dipWildwood Park Engagement Session family pet portrait

Little Loki was all about action and energy, and he brought even more good vibes to his hoomans’ Wildwood Park engagement session!

At Penny Photographics, we are definitive pup and pet enthusiasts, and we are always excited when our clients include their furry besties in their engagement sessions and their wedding days!

Check out Laura and Jennifer, Shauna and Conner, Bre and James, and Molly and Devon’s wedding!

If you’re curious how to include your pup in your big days stress-free, check out our sit-down with Doggy Social, a vendor all about taking care of your pets and including them in your big events!

Wildwood Park Engagement Session couple's pup portrait Wildwood Park Engagement Session couple playing in the water Wildwood Park Engagement Session evening the creek

Their meet-cute continues: Now, Halloween was the night before and both had been out ‘trick or treating’ rather late. Come mid-day, 5pm was moved to 6pm to give Dan more recovery time and Kelly a chance to finishing cutting feathers out of her hair (costume=owl).  The two met at Northbound Smokehouse Brewpub for dinner and drinks, sharing stories and laughs, and ending the night with an awkward forehead/cheek kiss (we really did try to lessen the awkwardness this time).  Kelly remembers the butterflies like it was yesterday!” 

Wildwood Park Engagement Session couple adventures across a log Wildwood Park Engagement Session couple in the fall leaves

We hope you enjoyed this totally-not-awkward-anymore couple’s Wildwood Park engagement session! We know that we loved shooting it and hanging out with Kelly and Dan.

Let us know your favorite shots in the comments below and share your own tales of romance and adventure!

Wildwood Park Engagement Session | Kelly & Dan

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