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Hi there, we are Tanya and Harry, a husband and wife team that specializes in fine art film photography and providing timeless imagery for the contemporary couple.

Meet the McSweens

Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple Out on Rock Overlooking Mountains Photo

Craggy Gardens Engagement Session

Can I tell you what a joy it was to get an email from Megan? She said, “I am engaged and getting married this fall!” I was so excited because we photographed her twin sister Annabel’s wedding in January! To be invited back to capture another family celebration is such an honor.

After emailing we settled on taking their engagement photos at Craggy Gardens on the Blue Ridge Parkway. We were traveling back from South Carolina so kids in tow Harry took them on an adventure while I hung out with Megan and Ben! And What a Joy! These two are the sweetest, I loved capturing their love for each other. And let me tell you Ben took me seriously when I said, “Okay now snuggle in close.” Hands down the best groom snuggler to date!

How They Met

Their story is the sweetest and once you hear it you will be as convinced as I am that their relationship is no accident. These two met last fall while Megan was doing community health clinicals for her nursing program. She was assigned to go to the fire station and give flu shots. Ben was a new hire for the fire station and there to get a physical. As Ben was leaving he grappled in the parking lot with going back and getting Megan’s number, he decided not to. Two days later, Clemson was playing Georgia Southern at home. After trading her ticket with her roommate and sitting on the “hill” she was getting up to leave to meet her sister at the concession stand, she saw Ben and after talking for a while, this time he got her number.

They realized Ben was visiting Megan’s church and they were both interested in doing work overseas. They saw each other again the next evening at a small gathering of friends. A few days later Ben calls Megan and they have been going on dates ever since. One of those date nights led to a sweet surprise proposal with tears and lots of hugs. To say we are excited for their wedding in August is an understatement. These two were completely meant to be together and we just can’t wait.

Craggy Gardens Engagement Black and White of Couple Nose to nose PhotoCraggy Gardens Engagement Waist Down of Couple hugging and Couple out on rock with sweeping mountain view PhotosCraggy Gardens Engagement Couple Hugging Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple Hugging with her hair blowing in front Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Megan Holding Ben's arm with engagement ring showing and Ben picking Megan up kissing Photos Craggy Gardens Engagement Film Photography of Couple out on Rock with Sweeping Mountain View Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Black and White of Couple Hugging Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple Hugging with Her hair blowing in the wind Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Black and White of Megan Laughing Hair Blowing in the wind hugging Ben Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple Snuggling on Rock with Sweeping Mountain Views Photos Craggy Gardens Engagement Film Photography of Couple Nose to Nose on Rock with Mountain Background Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Megan Looking at Camera while Hugging Ben Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple Nose to Nose and Ben picking Megan up Photos Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple Smiling at the Camera Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple Nose to Nose in the Woods Photos Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple hugging Megan Laughing at Camera Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple Snuggling in Woods Photos Craggy Gardens Engagement Ring Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple in Front of Trail Head Photos Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple Smiling at camera Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple Kissing and Ring Photos Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple Sitting on Rocks in Woods Snuggling Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple Snuggling in Tree Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple Snuggling and Detail of Tree Photos Craggy Gardens Engagement Film Photography of Couple Smiling at Camera Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Black and White of Couple Giggling Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Couple Snuggling Megan Looking at Camera Photo Craggy Gardens Engagement Black and White of Couple in Front of Tree PhotoLooking for an engagement session in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina? We’d love to show you some gorgeous spots we love to shoot at! Contact us today for more details about our wedding packages!