16 Sep

Brittany + Eugene had three things in mind when they set out to plan their engagement shoot: the iconic Stahl House (particularly architect Pierre Koenig’s work) the desert, and Palm Springs. The trick was channeling a bit of each element. So they visited a private residence in Joshua Tree that they could actually stay at […]

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5 Sep

The idea for a camp-themed shoot at Joshua Tree came up when Julie + Josh talked the e-sesh over coffee with Mandi of Mandilynn Photography (who Julie had actually met years ago and booked after seeing her work on social media, soo it was meant to be). The vision unfolded right when they talked about […]

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3 Sep

With expansive city views and a building whose history dates back to the early 1900s, the iconic Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles makes a pretty scenic backdrop for an engagement shoot. Bride-to-be Alison’s vibrant pink dress and the couple’s infectious smiles completed the look (reminiscent of the perfect date, no?), captured by the ever-talented Luke […]

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29 Aug

Alright, it’s story time, guys: Erica + Braden met in 2010 and would take turns traveling to visit each other while Braden attended the West Point Military Academy and Erica began her fashion career in NYC. The academy was a meaningful place for them, and the perfect spot to get formal shots of B in […]

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22 Aug

Here’s a couple that wanted a Florida engagement shoot to capture their love where it began: in a city that’s both Amanda’s hometown and one founded by Jacob’s Spanish lineage. Inspired by the Spanish architecture and old world charm, they planned a couple stylish outfits and headed to the same spot where they had their […]

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19 Aug

While traveling to California for a wedding, Krystle of Krystle Akin Photography thought she’d whip up a couple engagement shoots along the way. That’s how she ended up at one of Malibu’s iconic beaches to photograph Katie + Blaine. After getting engaged on the beach in Big Sur, this was just the relaxed, natural backdrop […]

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1 Aug

Photog Justin Michau spotted this airstream at a family member’s property and instantly began planning a shoot around it. Once Leah and Pete volunteered to be subjects, it was all woodsy and vintage goodness from there. Justin says, The shoot went better than I could’ve imagined and with a few vintage dress changes, her lovely […]

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18 Jul

Ah, nature. Always coming up with the best backdrops around. Take these SoCal sand dunes, for example: vast, interesting, and such a fun place to go on a little photog adventure. Which is exactly why Megan + Adam shouted a big resounding “YES!” when photographers Luke + Katherine of Max & Friends asked if they’d […]

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3 Jul

Photographer Anna of Deer Lovers had a hunch this shoot would be a good one. Could it be the fact that bride Ashton is a wedding planner, that the couple are world travelers, or that a hot air balloon would be involved? Whatever reason, she sure was right about this colorful scene for Ashton + […]

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