As a Michigan alum, I love any excuse to go stomp around the Ann Arbor campus again and Katie and Josh’s University of Michigan winter engagement session was no exception. It may have been a chilly and windy morning in southeastern Michigan but we had a great time strolling around University of Michigan’s central campus and Nichols arboretum.
Katie and I both figure skated together for the University, so when Katie reached out about her wedding at the Daxton Hotel, I was so excited! It’s always such a treat to work with friends and be a part of such a special and exciting time in their lives.
When Katie and Josh met, Josh was living in Ohio while Katie was in Michigan. Josh had been to Ann Arbor but not to campus so early on for one of their dates, Katie took Josh on an extensive tour of one of her favorite places: University of Michigan campus. She told Josh stories about the campus including the myth surrounding the Engineering Arch. The saying goes that if you kiss someone under the arch, you’ll end up marrying that person. And for Katie and Josh, the myth proved true! Josh took note and 6 years later, he proposed to Katie on campus, right in front of the Engineering Arch.
So of course, when it came time to plan their engagement session, Katie and Josh wanted to revisit campus and the arch. We kicked off their winter Ann Arbor engagement photos at the Law Quad before venturing to The Diag and the Engineering Arch. For the second half of the session, they changed into something a little more casual, and we made our way to Nichols Arboretum for some evergreen trees and greenery.
Keep scrolling for a glimpse into Katie and Josh’s University of Michigan winter engagement pictures.
I love that Katie and Josh chose such a meaningful location for their University of Michigan engagement photos. If you’re planning your own Michigan engagement session, check out Angel and Blake’s sunrise engagement session in Ann Arbor for more inspiration!
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