Hey peeps – are you ready for a Santorini engagement session?! I’m so happy to show you now  the resluts of this unique and special shoot I did in May this year on the picturesque island called Thira.

For me there´s no other location for an engagement shoot that´s more beautiful and more unique than Santorini! This wonderful, quaint Greek island with its blue church domes definitely is one of the most gorgeous locations I´ve ever seen in real life. Pictorial wind mills, cute kittens and the most amazing sunsets await you.

It´s been a dream of mine for a long time now to explore this volcanic island by myself. So when I got an email from Selena and Jacob from L.A. this April where they told me about how they are going to travel Europe including Santorin for some weeks my heart just skipped a beat.

Shortly before their departure Jacob surprisingly proposed to Selena and it became clear pretty quick that they wanted to have an engagement shooting on Santorini. After travelling through Italy, Croatia, Slovenia and Montenegro they arrived full of unforgettable impressions on the Greek island to meet me there.I was more than just excited and ever since I met them in person I couldn´t wait for this day to come.

Jacob and Selena rented an amazing Airbnb Apartment and from its rooftop terrace we had this breathtaking view over the city Oia. We met early in the morning to start shooting. In the mornings this city is enjoyably quiet, only some fisher boats and straying cats cross your path through the charming alleys of Oia.

What else can I tell you… This Santorini engagement session was just incredible. Jacob and Selena interacted so lovingly and easily in front of my camera, it was a pleasure taking their pictures. I could have continued photographing them all day long if the sun hadn´t become to hot and tourists hadn´t spread out into the city. Within an hour Oia awakes and its bustle takes its usual course. I really hope that I may return to Santorini some day. Because if you have been there once, it is all over with you… This island won´t let you go again. But enough said – enjoy my pictures of an adorable couple and a stunning backdrop!

Love,
Melanie
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