They’re THAT couple. You know the ones. They’re so freaking adorable that you can’t take your eyes off them. They’re gorgeous and silly and cuddly and goofy and so sweet together that you find yourself non-stop smiling in their presence. And so do they. They absolutely light up when they look at each other. They’re the epitome of the perfect pair.

Alex & Dustin wanted a vintage vibe with a modern twist, so we decided to begin their engagement session and one of the best throw-back places I could think of… an old time Soda Shop! MacAlpine’s is a sweet little joint downtown that makes you feel like you stepped back in time. It was the perfect spot to share a root beer float, swivel on the bar stools, and get a little intimate in the antique phone booth. They had no trouble being snuggly, and needed no prompts to steal kisses, so I knew the session was going to be fabulous. I could just feel the love radiating from them… and not just because it was a hot summer day!

Quick wardrobe change and we headed over to Heritage for a romantic stroll around the Square, which is the oldest remaining residential block in the city of Phoenix and a very cool historical site. And it also happens to be a lovely spot with lots of pretty backdrop options. Not that we needed any extra pretty with these two… they are all kinds of pretty just on their own. They cuddled on benches, snuggled in the garden, and danced in the street. Basically, most of the session was a whole lot of me saying… “Oh my god, you guys are adorable together!”

Alexandra and Dustin, thank you so much for allowing me the honor and trusting in me to capture this perfect time in your lives. Thank you for being so sweet and genuine, both to me and to each other. I absolutely CAN. NOT. WAIT. for your wedding this fall at Windmill Winery, my friends! 💕

MacAlpines Mirror Reflection Engagement Photo

MacAlpines Fun Soda Shop Engagement Photo

MacAlpines Soda Shop Engagement Photo

Fun Vintage Soda Shop Engagement Photo

Antique Telephone Booth Engagement Photo

Sexy Vintage Soda Shop Engagement Photo

Heritage Square Garden Engagement Photo

Romantic Downtown Phoenix Engagement Photo

Heritage Square Beautiful Engagement Photo

Heritage Square Candid Engagement Photo

Heritage Square Romantic Engagement Photo

Heritage Square Black&White Engagement Photo

Heritage Square Victorian building Engagement Photo

Heritage Square Brick Wall Engagement Photo

Downtown Phoenix Streets Fun Engagement Photo

Dancing in the Street Engagement Photo

Phoenix Dancing in Street Engagement Photo

Downtown Phoenix Engagement Photo

©Mindy Deluca

Photos:  Mindy DeLuca Photography

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The GEAR used for this Session:

Nikon D750Nikon 35mm f/1.8Nikon 50mm f/1.4Nikon 85mm f/1.8Yongnuou 560iv SpeedlightsYongnuou 560-tx and 622nll ControllersMagMod Grids, Gels, and Sphere