cap cana engagement photographer. {danique + dane}

June 9, 2012

** Reporting from our Williamsburg, Brooklyn kingsize bed: this is a working honeymoon vacation!  **

We meet a lot of amazing couples. Danique & Dane in particular – we didn’t want to let go. We wanted to hug them & squeeze them & make them come live in Punta Cana with us.

Danique emailed me a few days before coming to Punta Cana to photograph a wedding – she really wanted a session with her Beloved. Despite the uber short notice, I couldn’t resist her (and her sweet compliments) and we make a date at the Fishing Lodge. I was especially excited & honored to document their love because Danique kindly shared their story before our session… Their history began 10 years ago, when Dane, at a tender age of 15, proposed to 17-year old Danique (proposed jokingly, Danique corrects – but still!) She laughed and soon after … started dating someone else. Danique & Dane stayed close friends, but in his heart Dane always knew she was the one.

Dane is an avid skateboarder, an incredible artist, an engineer and a wonderfully affectionate life-loving man. I love that although he’s not a photographer, he’s very involved in Danique’s business. (Rob says, “a man after my own heart!”) Danique is a talented photographer, specializing in horses & weddings. She loves to travel, so if you’re a bride and I’m not available to photograph, your wedding, hurry up and get in touch with Danique!! 🙂

The session was magical, but our favourite part of the day was our spontaneous Fishing Lodge dinner (thank you!) and finding a gazillion things in common. To top it off, they give reaaaally good hugs. Come back here and visit us already1

Lastly, no pressure or anything – but we really want to shoot your wedding.  🙂

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  1. SvetlanaHillKovich

    June 9th, 2012 at 09:52

    Awesome pictures! 🙂 Great job like always!

  2. Jill

    June 9th, 2012 at 20:03

    Katya you have captured these two perfectly!! I know this gal inside and out, and Dane is exactly how you worded him. They are the most amazing friends and couple that I know and I don’t know what I’d do without them. Thank you for sharing these photos of my bestests.

  3. tamara

    June 11th, 2012 at 07:38

    Hot hot hot!!!

  4. Katya Nova

    June 12th, 2012 at 17:30

    Thanks Tamara! xx

  5. Katya Nova

    June 12th, 2012 at 17:31

    Thank you so much for these warm words! I feel honored Jill!

  6. Katya Nova

    June 12th, 2012 at 17:31

    Spasibo!!! xoxo

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