Pamela & Kevin’s Half Moon Bay Ritz-Carlton Engagement Portraits

Pamela and Kevin have been engaged since the beginning of the year, when he proposed on a beach in Half Moon Bay. For their engagement portraits, we returned to the coastal town in the summertime to get some sunny shots by the ocean. We had a lot of fun with it, even splashing in the ocean for a few shots. [ read more … ]

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Dillon & Amia’s Ritz-Carlton Beach Surprise Proposal

Using his parents’ (real!) anniversary celebration as an excuse, Dillon brought his girlfriend Amia to Half Moon Bay and down onto the Ritz-Carlton beach for a short walk, and ultimately, a surprise proposal. [ read more … ]

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Will & Kelly’s Surprise Proposal at the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay

Flying in all the way from the east coast, Will and Kelly came to California to enjoy a stay together here on the coast. Speaking with an unmistakably Bostonian accent, and having a uniquely infectious chuckle, Will is one unforgettable character. As he brought Kelly down the trail to this lookout along the cliffs [ read more … ]

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Masashi & Jessica’s Surprise “Iced” Proposal by the Ocean

One month ago, Masashi and Jessica visited the spot here by the Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay, but they didn’t get to take a photo together… a struggle that we understand all too well as photographers, since one of us is always on the wrong side of the camera! (Or is it the right side? I digress…) After that, Masashi quietly got to work to plan the perfect surprise for Jessica, and of course, this time they’d have plenty of photos together. [ read more … ]

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Ray & Nicole’s Half Moon Bay Beach Surprise Proposal

Ray isn’t a huge fan of the beach. He really doesn’t like sand. “But,” you say, “why do all of these photos show the proposal happening on a sandy beach?” Because that, my friends, is how you know that Ray wanted their surprise proposal to be all about Nicole, not about him. [ read more … ]

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