Felicity and Scott Engaged

by | Bride, Engagements


Felicity and Scott

A simply sweet engagement session for you to enjoy today- to round off another week and cap it off with a set of beautiful images with a very in love couple. Today’s shoot comes to us from Milena of I Love Wednesdays and captures the engagement of Felicity and Scott.

Felicity tells the story of her and Scott’s relationship. “Scott and I met while we were both studying at the Sydney Conservatory of Music – Scott played jazz saxophone and I, classical violin. When we met we were like two magnets and we’ve been inseparable ever since. We’ve been together for six and a half years. I was only 19 at the time and had never been in love, however the attraction was instant and I knew almost instantly we’d be together forever. One of the poems we chose for our wedding invitation is from Winnie the Pooh and is a beautiful reflection on our relationship.  ‘Wherever I am there’s always Pooh, there’s always Pooh and me’. Scott and I are like two peas in a pod.

Two and a half years ago Scott proposed to me in the Royal Botanic Gardens, behind the Conservatory of Music. Here we used to sit in between uni classes, drinking coffee and enjoying each other’s company. It was on this same park bench we used to frequent that Scott proposed. The proposal was simple and heartfelt. He got down on one knee in front of all the joggers and tourists walking by, there was even a helicopter hovering above! He asked ‘Will you be my wife?’ After the proposal we wandered down to the Waterfront Restaurant, Circular Quay for an amazing if not surreal dinner. It was a beautiful way to continue one of the best days of my life.

If I am asked to describe what it is I love about Scott, it is not one thing, it is all the little things: The way he makes me coffee every morning, the way he holds my hand when we cross the street, the way he sounds when he laughs and the first thing he does when we wake up each morning, he looks across at me and smiles.

We met Milena over coffee and the three of us clicked. She was genuinely interested in us as a couple and keen to hear our story. I explained to her that I wasn’t a fan of posed engagement photos, I wanted her to capture us as we are naturally. For the engagement shoot we trekked through the bush headlands around Chowder Bay, discussing everything from hobbits to hasselblads. The resulting photos are very ‘us’. I particularly like the candid shots where we weren’t aware we were being photographed.  She captured the moments and the moments in between.”

Felicity wore a gold appliqué dress by Sretsis and jewelery by Matina Amanita for Sretsis. Scott wore black jeans by Marcs and shirt by Connor.

Photos by I Love Wednesdays

Photographer: I Love Wednesdays

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  • Sarah says:
    December 11, 2010 at 3:31 pm

    Now this is a couple that looks familiar! Great images!!

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    December 11, 2010 at 6:13 pm

    […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by polkadotbride, Jazz Fever and Jazz Fever, milenadekic. milenadekic said: Oooh, yay! Thanks Ms Polka 🙂 RT @polkadotbride: Polka Dot Bride: Felicity and Scott Engaged http://goo.gl/fb/9HXTa […]

  • Ann says:
    December 12, 2010 at 8:56 am

    More fantastic images, how much a difference a good cameraperson makes

  • Jewellers Dublin says:
    December 12, 2010 at 9:52 am

    Beautiful images of the newly engaged couple. Love the images by the sea.

  • Susann says:
    December 14, 2010 at 7:41 am

    sweet couple. they are so natural. her dress is gorgeous!

  • Anna Johnston says:
    December 14, 2010 at 5:01 pm

    Just gorgeous! Love the naturalness! 🙂

  • Felicity and Scott’s Sydney Woodland Wedding | Polka Dot Bride says:
    January 19, 2011 at 3:01 pm

    […] her photos, a peace to them and she captures everything just so beautifully. (You can check out the engagement shoot of Felicity and Scott we featured earlier here) Felicity wrote such a beautiful passage about Milena I had to share some of it with you today. […]

  • » {I Love Wednesdays} says:
    January 25, 2011 at 9:38 am

    […] and Scott’s session is featured on Polka Dot Bride, where you can hear more about their love story and how Scott proposed to […]

  • » {I Love Wednesdays} says:
    January 25, 2011 at 10:21 am

    […] Felicity and Scott’s lovely engagement session was just featured on the equally gorgeous Polka Dot Bride. The love and tenderness that these two share is just awe inspiring beyond words. You can read more about Felicity & Scott and their engagement session on Polka Dot Bride. […]



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