It’s that time of year! Â Love is in the air, cheeks are sore from so much smiling, and new sparkly friends are making themselves at home on recently manicuredÂ ring fingers. Â It’s Engagement Season and I am so pumped! Â This is the time of year that I get to meet the happiest people on Earth and hear all about how they fell in love. Â It is the greatest story you could ever tell me and if there was a show all about “How They Met” I would literally need to be weaned off of it. Â Engagement Sessions are an absolute blast and they are so important for theÂ photographer / couple relationship. Â Check out the guest post I wrote for A Paper Proposal Wedding BlogÂ HEREÂ to read all the tips and tricks for a successful engagement session.
If you have decided to book an Engagement Session with me or are still thinking about it, here is a short video starring ‘This Girl’Â that will tell you everything you need to know and more!
And now for a little inspiration on location, props, outfits etc to get you pumped for your session!
Drinking and Cinqo de Mayo Themed sessions are a great way to get the party started!
I love getting my feet wet, and if you doÂ too, we are gonna have a BLAST!
Caffeinating and kissing go hand in hand!
The furrier the friend, the better!
Happen to have an awesome rooftop? Â Let’s start there!
Lifestyle shoots have a very genuine real everyday quality to them…plus you get to feel right at home during your shoot…literally
Giant Windmills at Ocean beach, and Kissy Face dogs
My hood! Â North Beach!
A Giants themed shoot would be fun considering we are a Dynasty now!
The Presidio is literally magical, especially if you go at the right time of day.
Take your session under the sea at the Monterey Bay Aqaurium
Kiss above the city at the Marin Headlands
Or, ask me for location adviceÂ as I have a few gems in my back pocket!
Color! Â I love photographing bright happy outfits
The Beach especially on a windy day when the sail boats are out!
A big red balloon is always fun!
Pier 39! Â Seriously, this spot offers so many different looks that I live for!
Sunset at Chrissy Fields Beach literally makes me want to read a romance novel
Sometimes you can find creative shots in the middle of the city walking down the sidewalk
Stowe Lake…it’s fun, its colorful, and its Nautical!
Secret spot 🙂
Please, please combine food trucks whenever possible! Â I tend to work up an appetite when I shoot!
Fort Point might be my favorite place to photograph
Love this spot! Â It is totally underused. Â This SF beach spot is calling my name!
Fields of gold
Capitola is a gorgeous spot and filled with so many bright buildings that my camera loves!
The Painted Ladies
A Pinterest worthy picnic complete with cupcakes, coca cola, and baby’s breath flowers adds a creative element to the session!
Loved this idea! Â Simple and yet so perfect!
Sunset at the beach!
I LOVE piers!
San Francisco is filled with old war bunkers and they make a great place to photograph especially when paired with bright colors!
Have a favorite hike? Â Take me and my camera with you!