Magda & Michal – adventure in the Scottish highlands, Glencoe
Last month I had the pleasure to photograph this amazing, inspiring couple from Glasgow. We were lucky to have met some cute deers and find a waterfall. It was a magical photoshoot in a magical place – Scottish highlands.
Meet Magda and Michal and read their story.
The love story
Magda and Michal met 9 years ago through her best friends.
And they were just friends for the first 3 years, they would bump into each other occasionally but they were both at different stages in life. They did fancy each other but that wasn’t the right time for them.
One day Michal asked Magda to pose for the photos which he needed for his photographic assignment at college.
And that was the moment when they looked at each other differently. At the end of 2012 it was obvious that they were drawn to each other, they wanted to see each other all the time, couldn’t stop talking.
I met Magda when I invited her in front of my camera, it was a photography project. Only then I had the chance to spend more time with her, talk to her without anyone being around, get to know her more. I was under the impression that there was this chemistry between us, every minute we spent together made me feel incredible. Despite her young age, I was impressed by how mature she was. Apart from that, she was also affectionate and tender, modest and hardworking, and in the hectic everyday life she would also be smart and sensible. We will soon be celebrating our 6th anniversary since we’ve been together. Days pass but we never slow down, we age side by side, get used to one another. We think similarly. It feels like we read each other’s minds. We know what the other person wants and desires, without words. We piss each other off sometimes, but most of the time I simply realise how lucky I am to be able to share my life with the most incredible lady I have ever met. I have 1001 ideas how to surprise her.
What I fell in love with was his sense of humour, his chivalry, being a gentleman. He always treats people with great respect. He has a big heart. Let’s not pretend he’s not insanely handsome, I loved stealing a glance at him. I began to realise that I would always put more effort in the way I looked before I knew I would see him. There is something about him that I knew I had never found anywhere else. There is a connection between us, a bond you can hardly ever notice between two people. When I come back to these moments I can see how much we’ve changed, we’ve grown up. When I met him I was 18 and he was 21. The whole relationship became more mature, we became stronger with every failure, we creates us. And it still feels the same, as if we only just met. Despite the ups and downs, neither of us would have ever exchanged what we have for anything else in the world. The best moments we have is when we lie next to each other, just before falling asleep, and we can’t stop laughing.
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