Sarah Yates

Forgive me if I sound like a broken record, but wow I love when a couple’s personalities shine through during their engagement session… and WOW, Faith and Josh understood the assignment. This Crystal Cove engagement session allowed me to be creative with flash photography while maintaining the integrity of what Faith and Josh were searching for.

We started the session off capturing some photos down on the beach for some sweet coastal vibes. But the real fun started with the outfit change as the sun began to set. Faith and Josh changed into jeans and sweats to frolic in the waves and the last few bits of sunshine. After the sun had set, we went to Trader Joe’s to buy some fun ice cream cones for some flash photos in the parking lot! How stinking fun is that!?

Faith and Josh are such a breath of fresh air. They knew they wanted to truly encompass their style and be true to themselves as a couple. Isn’t that what we all want out of engagement photos?! (And for them to end with comfy clothes and ice cream cones…)

What would you include in your engagement photos for a sweet, personal touch? Drop your answers in the comments!

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