Paris Engagement Session | Ellie & Max | Tara Lilly Photography
Ellie and Max live just outside of London, and hopped on a train to meet me for their Paris engagement photos.
I first met Ellie when Steve and I travelled to Australia in 2010. We went on a sailing trip through the Whitsunday Islands and spent three days together enjoying the ocean, the rain, and one beautiful day of sunshine when we got to Whitehaven Beach! Having stayed in touch through Facebook and Instagram over the years, I was really excited to connect with Ellie about having us be a part of her wedding this coming April in England. On a recent trip to France, Ellie and Max took the train from London to meet me in Paris for their engagement session.
Ellie and Max have been together for over 4 years, after meeting at a local pub and bonding over fundraising for a marathon that Max was running. After buying and renovating a house together, they took a quick weekend trip to Vienna to see the Christmas Markets where Max proposed.
“We love a European city break so when we saw a great deal on flights to Vienna we decided a trip to the Christmas markets would be amazing. The night of the proposal we’d been to dinner, the opera and decided to go back to one of the markets only to find it was closed (I later found out he wanted to do it there). We then went for a walk instead and ended up in a little secluded park. We were standing there looking at the Christmas lights on the other side of the river when he completely surprised me by getting down on one knee! Needless to say I cried before saying yes!” – Ellie
The trip from London to Paris was only about two hours for Ellie and Max and we had a relaxing day doing something a little different. We just wandered the city, hung out along the banks of the Seine, ate cheese, drank wine and enjoyed an afternoon in Paris.
I can’t wait to see these two in Buckinghamshire, in just a few months, for their big day!