Category archives: Engagements

Winnie + Eugene | Pre-wedding Photos in Balboa Park

Winnie + Eugene | Pre-wedding Photos in Balboa Park
On certain days in San Diego, there's a certain quiet.  The coastal fog thickens, dampening the sounds of the city.  The cool air keeps the tourists away, making places like Balboa Park unusually serene.  It is on days like this where the beauty of Balboa Park is fully visible:  A mix of architectural styles coexisting beautifully despite the perception, the quiet pun[...]

Katie + Brett | Stylish Engagement Shoot in Del Mar

Katie + Brett | Stylish Engagement Shoot in Del Mar
“When spring came, even the false spring, there were no problems except where to be happiest." -Earnest Hemingway Strewn about Rancho Santa Fe are dozens of small fields just off the side of the road.  Most of the year the vegetation in these fields is brown and dry, looking slightly out of place adjacent to the lush green landscapes of the surrounding estates.  For[...]

Lauren + Robert | Engagement | Orange County, CA

Lauren + Robert | Engagement | Orange County, CA
Amidst a landscape paved with strip malls and convenience stores, sits a gem that harkens back to the beginning of civilization as we know it in California.  This gem is called Mission San Juan Capistrano, and it was the first location for Lauren and Robert's engagement photos.  The Mission is in wonderful condition and the management are surprisingly easy to deal wit[...]

Haley + Thomas | Engagement | San Diego, CA

Haley + Thomas | Engagement | San Diego, CA
"It is not enough for a man to know how to ride; he must know how to fall. "   -Mexican Proverb I won't go into too much detail, but shortly after the first image was shot, Haley and Thomas decided to sit together on the large horse.  The horse didn't care too much for that and, figuring she'd had enough of the two lovebirds, reared back and sent Haley and Thomas tu[...]

Patricia + John | Engagement | San Diego

Patricia + John | Engagement | San Diego
I've lived in San Diego since I was a little boy and I'm constantly in awe about how much of the county I *haven't* seen.  Patricia and John, who are getting married on the beach in La Jolla next month, wanted to do their engagement shoot at a large park near their home in Chula Vista.  Nestled at the foot of Mt. San Miguel, this location offered a ton of great looks.[...]

Ashley and Stephen | Engagement | Balboa Park

Ashley and Stephen | Engagement | Balboa Park
A wonderful San Diego engagement shoot featuring Ashley and Stephen. Ashley and Stephen are getting married later this year at the El Cortez in San Diego.  Balboa Park is so much more than the museums--there are so many nooks and crannies of great light if you're willing to open your eyes a bit.           [...]