Tracy & Steven Engagement Session at Santa Monica Pier

I had never met Tracy and Steven before they blustered into the Santa Monica area for their engagement session, but I liked them immediately. They'll be getting married out of state later this year but Tracy used to live near the pier and liked the idea of getting some engagement pictures there while they were briefly in town. The pair of them are a bundle of laughs together, and I'm pretty sure they'll be throwing a rip-roarer of a party during their reception!

The many faces of Tracy, ladies and gentlemen.

Cindy & Jaime: Romantic Woodsy Engagement Session

Cindy and Jaime braved mysterious rustling bushes and possible poison oak to land some of these photos. I love how they're able to roll with the punches, and all the awesome plans they have lined up for their wedding at the Museum of Art in Long Beach are making me antsy for July to hurry up and get here!

Chapman University engagement session

Cat and Dylan met at Chapman University during university, and were excited to use it as a setting for their engagement portraits.  Dylan is a lucky guy---Cat was well-known on campus as a self-confident girl with long dark hair and a penchant for wearing tiny devil horns on any given day (they are, according to Dylan, "her trademark")!  They have a lot of fun with each other and were easy to photograph...the happiest couples usually are!