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This Christmas Engagement Shoot Turned Into a Surprise Proposal

Surprise Christmas Proposal Photo Shoot in NC

To all the men out there who are thinking about proposing, take note! Southern Bride & Groom’s Preferred Photographer, Cor Photography, reached out to Courtney and Luke to be a part of her Christmas engagement styled shoot at the Leslie-Alford-Mims House in Holly Springs, NC, which is right outside of Raleigh. They of course jumped at the opportunity – who wouldn’t! Luke reached out to Corey of Cor Photography a few days later with a plan of his own. Together, they turned this styled holiday engagement into a perfect surprise Christmas proposal photo shoot. What could be more romantic than capturing the moment that two people decide to spend the rest of their lives together? What a Christmas gift.

Cute Couple embracing for christmas photos in Raleigh, Cor Photography

Girl in Red Dress Gown cuddles with love at Mims House for Holiday themed shoot, Cor Photography
PHOTOGRAPHY Cor Photography | HAIR & MAKEUP Perfection by Patricia
Holiday Photoshoot with In Love Couple at Mims House in Raleigh Holly Springs by Cor Photographu

On top of how perfect the scene was, Courtney was pampered with hair and makeup styling by Perfection by Patricia. Her long golden hair was paired with a holiday wreath crown and berries. Perfection by Patricia is a highly experienced and sought-after hair and makeup artist based in Raleigh NC. She specializes in weddings, and is a SB&G preferred hair and makeup artist!

Couple embrace for christmas styled photo shoot outside in Raleigh NC, Cor Photography
PHOTOGRAPHY Cor Photography | HAIR & MAKEUP Perfection by Patricia

A Christmas Engagement Turns into a Proposal Photo Shoot, Graced with Snow

Corey of Cor Photography and Luke had a plan of how the proposal would go – but Mother Nature had another idea. Although snow is rare in Raleigh NC until January, snow began to fall on this December day. They quickly grabbed the opportunity to run outside to catch the special moment as flakes hit the ground. Luke got down on one knee and asked his love Courtney to be his wife.

“Luke had a mischievous grin and I had a feeling he was planning something big. Little did I know, he set up the most perfect proposal that far exceeded any dream I could ever imagine,” said Courtney.

Holiday Proposal Photo Shoot for the holidays at Mims House in Raleigh, Cor Photography
PHOTOGRAPHY Cor Photography | HAIR & MAKEUP Perfection by Patricia
Holiday Proposal Photo Shoot during holiday christmas photo shoot at Mims House, Cor Photography
Holiday Proposal Photo Shoot, Surprise Holiday Christmas Themed Proposal in Raleigh at Leslie-Alford Mims House, Cor Photography
Photo of Fiance after she says yes, Cor Photography

Courtney shared, “When I first met Luke, I never knew he’d become so special to me. He has shown me what it means to exist in true happiness, mimicking so many traits that my late father possessed. That’s how I know he’s the one. God has definitely had a hand in our relationship, with the help of my most precious angel. Our love is effortless without end. I couldn’t have pictured a more perfect way to spend forever than to have Luke by my side.”

Couple kisses after engagement with calligraphy wreath for holiday card, Cor Photography
PHOTOGRAPHY Cor Photography | HAIR & MAKEUP Perfection by Patricia
Christmas Photo shoot with green holiday wreath, Cor Photography
PHOTOGRAPHY Cor Photography

NC Wedding Photographer Cor Photography Captured this Christmas Proposal at The Leslie-Alford-Mims House

Cor Photography is a Raleigh-Durham based wedding and engagement photographer. Her style is light, airy and absolutely breathtaking. Not only did she capture the special moment between Luke and Courtney, she also planned the entire Christmas themed engagement style shoot at Leslie-Alford-Mims House, a beautiful wedding venue near Raleigh NC. Talk about a creative individual!

After the surprise holiday proposal in the snow outside, the styled NC engagement shoot continued with a cozy scene inside the beautiful Mims House. Cor Photography gathered winter pillows, hot cocoa, impeccably wrapped presents and a simple Christmas tree to create a lovely area by the fireplace for holiday inspiration. There are so many Christmas engagement shoot ideas – or you can just this as inspiration for your holiday cards.

Cozy winter holiday photo inspiration photoshoot for living area at Mims House in Raleigh, Cor Photography
PHOTOGRAPHY Cor Photography
Holiday drink, hot cocoa with pepermint and marshmallows, Cor Photography
Holiday themed photo with cookies and hot cocoa, Cor Photography
Cute Couple snuggle under christmas tree with hot cocoa and cozy decor at Mims House, Cor Photography
PHOTOGRAPHY Cor Photography | HAIR & MAKEUP Perfection by Patricia
Cuple holding christmas presents in christmas holiday photos, Cor Photography
Couple embrace with presents for christmas photo shoot in Raleigh, Cor Photography
Couple decorating christmas trees for holiday cards at Mims House, Cor Photography
PHOTOGRAPHY Cor Photography
Simply wrapped presents under christmas tree at Mims House, Cor Photography
Couple snuggle in christmas photos with christmas lights wrapped around them at Mims House, Cor Photography
PHOTOGRAPHY Cor Photography | HAIR & MAKEUP Perfection by Patricia
Couples cheers with holiday drink of champagne and cranberries in cozy sweaters for holiday themes photos, Cor Photography
PHOTOGRAPHY Cor Photography
Couple snuggle in christmas photos with christmas lights wrapped around them at Mims House, Cor Photography2

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