Christine and Ben's Engagement

I met Christine and Ben in front of Lane Stadium, home of the Hokies! I had been snooping around trying to find a way into the stadium without being noticed. In fact, an officer even stopped me, thinking that I looked suspicious! My goodness, me?! I showed him my equipment and explained my situation. He laughed and waved me on my journey. Phew! Christine and Ben are fellow Hokie album and actually graduated in my same class! Ben even proposed in one of Will and my's favorite places, Heritage Park. The park is a beautiful location and so we had to visit for some stellar Fall pics! Do people still say stellar? Did they ever? Maybe it was just me...

As we went from spot to spot, I was able to learn some of their story. They met senior year of college and had their first date right in Heritage Park. It became their favorite spot and they visited often. Each new location had its own memory and even though the park is public, I felt like it was theres for a moment.

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Hitting the Hokie stone is a long tradition and symbolizes reaching for excellence. It is used by football players as they enter the stadium on game day, freshman entering their first year, and occasionally the engaged couple...

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You have got to love that smile!

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Sticking with the Hokie stadium theme, a football with their wedding date...

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Awww...

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And now onto Heritage Park, with the energized pup!

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I just love this photo!

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She was such a good sport to climb and sit perfectly on top of that hay bail! What a sweet pup!

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We made it around to the bench that Ben proposed at. How perfect a moment...

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The rest are my favorites of the day! Hard to say which I like best...

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I had to snap a couple quick ones of the perfectly cooperative pup...

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I just love the tall gray grass! Seriously, I cannot get enough of backdrops like this...

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