Kody & Carlie’s Marshalls Beach Surprise Proposal

During their trip to California (all the way from Canada!), Kody and Carlie had a lot on their itinerary, including a scenic roadtrip all along the the sunny California coast. But Kody had prepared something that would outshine everything else they’d do during their stay… and it was hidden right in his back pocket. [ read more … ]

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Kyle & Rachel’s Santa Cruz Panther Beach Surprise Proposal

I love it when couples get engaged at a personally meaningful spot… and doubly so if it’s at a beautiful location, like Kyle and Rachel’s Panther Beach surprise proposal! This is a special place that they used to frequent as a couple, and so it was the perfect choice for the location to mark that next phase in their lives together. And it was so quiet and empty on their big day too — they had the beach nearly entirely to themselves (and their two very cute dogs)! [ read more … ]

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Maddy & Josh’s Muir Beach Sunset Engagement Photos

One of the things we love most about taking photos of happy couples is capturing the feeling in each photo. Whether we’re editing the photos, putting them together on a blog post like this, or just looking through them months or years later, we’re always taken back to the moment the photos were snapped. The afternoon sun’s warm light, Maddy and Josh’s playful smiles and laughter, the ocean’s soft spray, it’s all there once again every time we look at these engagement photos. [ read more … ]

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Khin & John’s Stunning San Francisco Engagement Photos

I had the joy of spending an afternoon with Khin and John to create a set of stunning engagement photos for them in these iconic San Francisco locations. We started at Baker Beach, where they had brought along a cute picnic setup and a save-the-date sign, and then ended at Sutro Baths for sunset. I loved their outfit coordination — a semi-casual set for the Baker Beach picnic, and their more formal black & white tux + gorgeous red gown for sunset at Sutro Baths [ read more … ]

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Marc & Sheila’s Sunset Baker Beach Surprise Proposal

This was definitely one of the most last-minute proposals I’ve had the privilege of helping to plan and capture. Marc and I chatted about the location and plan just hours before deciding on a sunset Baker Beach surprise proposal. Boy did everything work out just perfectly! [ read more … ]

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