Marian Coffin Gardens Mariah + Greg

Engagements

Mariah and Greg’s engagement session was captured at the beautiful Marian Coffin Gardens! This location is one of Wilmington’s best kept secrets! It is hidden and tucked back, but once you enter you feel as though you have just stepped in to a magical garden! They both told us that they were somewhat nervous and don’t take pictures often, but they blew us away with how comfortable and confident they seemed in front of the camera! Greg knows just how to make Mariah light up and share her gorgeous smile with the world! They even brought some champagne to celebrate. Which brought even more excitement and fun to their session!

Their Love Story

Mariah and Greg’s paths first crossed in 2011 when Greg went to visit his old Chicago buddy in Los Angelos. While he was captaining a boat of a bunch of LAdies he met Mariah. However, this is not when their romance sparked. Instead it turned in to a relationship of aquantances intertwined by mutual friends.

In July of 2016 they had the opportunity to meet once again and this time sparks started to fly between them! Greg had recently moved to Phoenix which was the perfect set up for a self-invitation and spontaneous flight for a trip to LA several years after the two had initially met. Mariah and Greg, now in their late 20’s, were much more compatible than the previous time they had met and this time they even exchanged numbers.

Their flirtatious relationship intensified when Greg visited for a back to back weekend visit for the annual friendsgiving and guys trip. Finally after both attending a friends wedding on Memorial day weekend Greg decided to ask Mariah to go steady with him! Mariah says she recalls Greg “following her around like a puppy dog.” Greg quickly fell in love with Mariah and after an 18 month long distance relationship he made the amazing decision to officially move to LA!

Greg quickly realized Mariah was the one and a couple years after their relationship began he decided to pop the question. Greg asked Mariah to marry him in her grandmothers backyard. It is one of Mariahs favorite places because of all of the amazing childhood memories she has there. She said yes and she couldn’t stop laughing! Afterwards he surprised her with a huge get together with all of her extended family and friends in downtown Wilmington!

Mariah and Greg will be making their vows to one another at the Chase Center on the Riverfront on New Years Eve! Mariah says she never thought she would have a winter wedding because she loves bright summer pastels, but they loved the idea of celebrating their marriage and the New Year with their friends and family! We cannot wait to bring a touch of summer to their elegant and classic New Years Eve wedding this December!

Marian Coffin Gardens Engagement Photos
Delaware engagement photos
engagement session locations near me
Wilmington engagement photos
Wilmington wedding photographer
Delaware wedding photographers
Wilmington engagement photos
Philadelphia engagement session
 Philly engagement photos
Garden engagement sessions near me
Garden engagements
Photographers near me
Philadelphia wedding photographer
Philadelphia wedding photos
Engagement session locations
Wilmington Delaware portrait session
Engagement sessions in Delaware
Wilmington engagement photographer
Delaware engagement photos
Delaware photographers
Marian Coffin Engagement
Engagement outfit inspiration
blue engagement outfits
champagne engagement
philadelphia couples portraits
philly portrait photographer
longwood gardens engagement session
engagement sessions in wilmington delaware
engagement photos at marian coffin gardens

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  1. Diane Thoma says:

    I kinda knew your story, but honestly I got goose bumps and cried reading this! What a romantic and beautiful love story! Your friendship grew into love! I couldn’t be happier for you both to have found each other! All because of Jill!
    These pictures capture you! The way you look at each other is not forced or posed! It’s just beautiful and honest! Congratulations and enjoy building a life together! 😘😘

Capturing genuine moments and creating endless memories

"fun, playful, and intimate." that is the experience I want you to have during your shoot. I want to get to know you as a couple and freeze your magical moments in time. What makes your story unique is the way you laugh together, play with one another, and your ability to say exactly how you feel about one another just by looking in to each others eyes. 

Philly + New York + Destinations