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most about NYC is that the people that inhabit that island LOVE their city!! They talk about NYC as “their city”. There’s a certain feeling of ownership and belonging that is so evident whenever I am around New Yorkers and I think it’s really special! You don’t find that in EVERY city and so it’s always refreshing to hear about how much a couple loves where they live! Hieu and Sandra have been in the city for several years. Their jobs brought them to Manhattan and since they have lived there for quite some time, they know their way around! Whew! What a relief! It’s always a little intimidating to show up to a MASSIVE city

and try to find locations for an engagement shoot! Sandra had the locations planned so perfectly! She even had them timed out!! We accomplished SO much in a couple of hours and as we walked around the city, I got to hear a little about their life and their story. Sandra later explained that she came to this city hoping and praying that she would meet someone like Hieu…. and as they took their engagement pictures, it almost seemed surreal to think about where her life is now! They have a beautiful NYC life together and I LOVED being a part of it for the day!! Hieu and Sandra are such a kind, sweet couple and I’m so thankful that I was able to shoot these images in their “home town”!! Enjoy some of my favorites!

  Seriously, Sandra picked some awesome spots!! One of my favorites!! Another fav…. Thank you two for being patient and waiting for a few seconds of clear stairs!  It’s hard to find a clear area in Central Park! People are EVERYWHERE!
Sandra you’re beautiful!!!! Love her smile!! The one the on the right… another favorite! :) And I’m not one to take silhouette shots but I couldn’t resist! This is where they used to wait for the ferry during their dating days!!

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— Katelyn

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