Sydney and Alex met through mutual friends at the Bel Air volunteer fire company. A whole month of texting happened before these two actually met face to face which happened to be VALENTINE’S DAY. They had an immediate connection but decided to make their official day the 15th to avoid having a holiday anniversary. Sydney remembers immediately calling her friend and saying “I have a boyfriend and he’s amazing, handsome and funny. Everything felt so natural.” They both knew early on that they were soulmates, and in June Alex popped the question! They were in Ocean city and while walking down the pier Sydney saw her friends and family waiting for them. These two own a business called Dowling Design, they do wood-work, vinyl and home décor. Alex also works full-time overnights at a quarry while Sydney is in school to become a radiographic technologist. We did their session at my favorite place to do engagement sessions in Baltimore: Federal Hill Park, and had a great time doing it. These two cuties are definitely ready to get married and I can’t wait to capture it!