13Jan

Diana & Kyle – Striking Balboa Park Engagement Photos

By, January 13, 2016

Sometimes life has a way of coming full circle. Although Diana and Kyle went to nearby high schools, they were separated by a few grades, and didn’t know each other. Years later, they connected through a social app, and hit it off immediately. The rest, as they say, is history. Next summer they will be tying the knot at the Old Mission San Luis Rey with a reception at Green Gables Wedding Estate.

For this well-matched couple’s engagement photos, we ventured all over San Diego’s historic Balboa Park. From a photographer’s perspective, the park has much to offer, including Spanish-influenced historical landmarks, tranquil reflecting ponds, and a desert garden full of succulents. We had fun capturing images of these two in a variety of backdrops and natural environments.

Diana and Kyle brought along two outfits, and the delicate lace and pop of color on Diana’s dresses came out brilliantly in the resulting photos :) We hope you enjoy our selection of favorites below.
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27Dec

Balboa Park Engagement Photo Shoot

By, December 27, 2014
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Balboa Park, a beloved San Diego institution, is one of the nation’s oldest public parks. We love photographing engagement shoots there because everything is within walking distance. This means we are able to accomplish more pictures and greater variety within a shorter time period. We’ve been photographing in Balboa Park for years and know every nook and cranny that it has to offer. A Balboa Park engagement photo shoot always results in a nice mix of timeless shots and fun images.

Many of us are long time (or lifelong) San Diegans, and nothing says San Diego quite like Balboa Park. Some of our favorite landmarks to incorporate into engagement photo shoots are the stately Museum of Man entrance, the tranquil koi pond, and the classic organ pavilion. There is natural beauty all around too, with many diverse locations in walking distance. We even have our own secret spots to photograph :) For all of these reasons, Balboa Park is an ideal outdoor photo shoot location.

To arrange your own Balboa Park engagement shoot, feel free to contact us. For inspiration, please enjoy recent engagement photos we captured in and around the park.

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26Dec

Los Peñasquitos Canyon Engagement Shoot

By, December 26, 2014
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A unique aspect of living in San Diego is that we have a variety of landscapes in a relatively short distance. From beaches, to mountains, to deserts,  to urban settings, we have direct access to it all! The same goes for engagement shoot locations, like this special spot in the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve. Nestled between Rancho Peñasquitos and Mira Mesa, the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve can be found near the Interstate 5 and 805 merge. The Canyon boasts a slew of amazing natural landscapes, including a waterfall, winding trails, grassy hillsides and majestic sycamore trees. For a beautiful juxtaposition between natural open space and contemporary urban, we like to walk over to the architecturally stunning Syntricity, Inc building. Having so many backgrounds within close proximity gives a lot of variety to the images, and makes for a fun photo session.

To arrange a Los Peñasquitos engagement shoot, please feel free to contact us. Here are examples of recent engagement photos we captured nearby:

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