Connor & Amanda are college sweethearts who recently celebrated their engagement with a photo shoot at Lake Forest Market Square!
My bride and groom to be are self-professed sports enthusiasts who love to spend their time together playing with Wrigley (their sweet pup who you can see below in their engagement photos) they also enjoy hiking, cooking, fishing, traveling and laughing together!
Connor proposed to Amanda after a night out at a concert listening to Amanda’s favorite band OAR, and just before they headed off to spend the day at the first Husker’s game of the season. They were walking their dog around the lake when Connor got down on one knee and asked for Amanda’s hand in marriage. Little did Amanda know that Connor had a huge celebration set up at a friends house with all of their friends & family in attendance, a party bus to take them to the game, and a tailgate set up when they arrived. He seriously thought of everything to make their weekend as a newly engaged couple complete!
Every good love story has a beginning, I asked Connor & Amanda how they met, and here is a little about how it all began!
We met during orientation week, 1 week before college officially started. We met through mutual friends and were hanging out and started talking about music. We found ourselves starting to hang out and spend more and more time with each other until we realized that we were actually really close friends. It was a mutual attraction but it took a little bit for somebody to realize they wanted to make a move. It took a year and a half but Connor finally asked me on an official date! We went to a local Thai restaurant and loved it. We tried to go back years later and the food was terrible so clearly, we forgot about that because we were so in love on the date. Many Husker games, trips to Chicago and Alaska and 7 years later here we are! – Amanda, the bride
Ready to see their pup Wrigley in a checkered bowtie?! Keep scrolling to see all the images from Connor & Amanda’s Lake Forest Market Square engagement photo shoot!
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Hello lovely! I’m Jenn, Lake Bluff, Chicago, and Destination Photographer and mom to a Threenager! My end goal is to bring back that Heirloom Wedding Experience for each couple and create a personal and lasting relationship!
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