Last week in France, just before their destination wedding I was able to do Benjamin and Mariette’s engagement photos out in the countryside. I loved the bike and the sunflowers! We did not have a lot of time for this lovely European Engagement Session, but I could not be more pleased with the images we were able to create. They are a fun-loving playful couple so when we found this old bike it was a perfect match. Benjamin put Mariette on the handlebars and they happily rode down the narrow streets of this French villa laughing the whole way. After lots of fun with the bike we took a walk out into a nearby field that had an endless supply of beautifully mature sunflowers. Benjamin and Mariette obvious love and affection towards one another made this simple session a complete joy. The late afternoon sun light was gorgeous. Although the whole session was fun, my favorite pictures have to be the ones where they are surrounded by the sunflowers. The images have a fairytale and dream-like feel to them that makes them so incredibly romantic. If you enjoy these photos be sure to check out their gorgeous destination wedding that took place in a small French villa south of Paris. Update: This beautiful session along with Benjamin and Mariette’s incredible wedding was also published in a South African magazine and on numerous blogs throughout Europe and the United States. If you’re in need of a wedding or engagement photographer in the United States or abroad be sure to consider David Blair who is a destination wedding photographer, based in Louisville, Kentucky, who travels from coast-to-coast and around the world documenting love stories for couples who want to have beautiful wedding photos to help them remember how much we felt on their wedding day. Contact David today!