Ohayo (Japanese for Good Morning)

What do my hubby, JP, and I have in common with a couple from Japan? It turns out quite a bit! JP and I returned to our alma mater, The University of Mary Washington, to photograph a couple from Japan who met on campus. They were returning with their two precious little girls for a week to visit where it all started. Akiyuki and Flora met ten years ago, then returned to Japan and married five years later. We were able to capture them at some of the places that were significant in their time here. Along the way, I couldn't help but smile as we passed places that were special to JP and I. It was such a pleasure getting to know Aki and Flora and watching their children laugh. The rain held off just long enough for us to eat ice cream, finish the shoot, and walk back across campus holding hands.  It was truly a good morning.

Picking flowers in front of George Washington Hall

Picking flowers in front of George Washington Hall

A Trip Down Campus Walk

Steve and Akiyuki in front of their apartment where they were roommates at UMW

Steve and Akiyuki in front of their apartment where they were roommates at UMW

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