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If you’re planning on having a San Diego wedding, then you  already know about the Bridalinsider. If not, it is one of the top wedding resources for San Diego’s soon-to-be brides and we were lucky to be featured in it!

The lovely Lori had contacted us one day asking us to feature one of our cute couples engagement photos on their blog in their “Eye Candy” section. You might remember them from an earlier post, but if not, click here to see that post. To see the feature on Bridalinsider on that cute couple, click here.

Lori: Thanks for featuring Allison and Will on the Bridalinsider blog! It’s always a pleasure and honor!

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Recently, we had the opportunity to take pictures of April and Trent, who are going to be getting married this summer at the Coronado Community Center. We cruised around with them through the beautiful Embarcadero Park with its stunning backdrop of Coronado and downtown San Diego.

You might recognize April because she’s is a prominent interior designer in San Diego and has created modern decors for places like Celadon Restaurant, which is located in downtown.

April and Trent: We can’t wait for your wedding!

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Crystal and Kevin are sports lovers, especially when it comes to basketball. But even though they are a couple, don’t expect them to like the same team. Kevin loves the Lakers and Crystal loves the Celtics. We’re pretty sure there were some heated discussions during the recent playoffs/finals games, but we’re not here to take sides because we like them both : )

After 10 years of wedded bliss Maurice and I can definitely speak from experience … though you may not always agree on everything, you can agree on one thing … your love for each other. Which is totally apparent with Crystal and Kevin. We met up with them one day in downtown San Diego and had a blast taking pictures of them in and around the city.

If you’re a college ice hockey buff, you might recognize Kevin because he’s a hockey player for the SDSU’s ice hockey team.

Crystal and Kevin will be getting married this fall at the Hilton San Diego in Del Mar.

Crystal and Kevin: We can’t wait to shoot your wedding!

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One of the things that makes San Diego a great place to live is all of the outdoor things that you can do, like bike riding on the boardwalk! Let me introduce you to Jennifer and Michael.

Jennifer and Michael are a fun-loving couple who can be found most weekends cruising through Pacific Beach to their favorite spots on their beach cruisers. Since that is something that they do as a couple, it was fun to capture them riding their beach cruisers on the Mission Beach boardwalk in their engagement photo shoot. We had a blast.

Jennifer and Michael just got married at the La Venta Inn in Pacific Palisades. Stay tuned for their wedding photos!

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What do you get when you put a nurse and a dentist together? One adorable couple! On another magnificent day in San Diego, we met up with Jenatte and Dave to shoot their summer-time engagement photos. We had such a blast … we started at the landmark Pacific Beach Crystal Pier, had some fun on the beach, and then made our way through colorful Mission Beach. Jenatte and Dave wanted to use their engagement pictures to display at the reception – they displayed a large canvas wrap of their favorite picture outside the Prado ballroom and displayed a modern coffee table designed by Theorie to showcase the rest of their favorites for their guests to enjoy during the cocktail reception.

Next up: The wedding photos! Stay tuned : )

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On another beautiful San Diego day, we met up with Kelly and Alex to take their engagement photos in and around town. Their engagement shoot was only taken a few weeks before their wedding due to Alex’s deployment, so it was good to see them again after our first meeting.

Kelly and Alex are East Coast transplants like Maurice and I and love San Diego as much as we do. They are college sweethearts that moved out to San Diego when Alex was transferred here. One of the things they are passionate about is sailing and to capture their love for sailing, we took pictures of them with their catamaran.  You can find Kelly and Alex cruising around the bay and other places around San Diego in their “Snot Rocket” (Yes, that’s the name of their catamaran) with their stunna shades on.

Stay tuned, the wedding photos are next!

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Maurice and I would definitely agree that one of the perks about living in “America’s Finest City” is getting to meet and work with all the great people who come to visit our fair city. Rebecca and John are a perfect example of that.

Hailing from Texas, Rebecca and John decided that they wanted to have a destination wedding in San Diego. They arrived right before their wedding and after speaking/emailing over the phone a couple of times, it was great to finally put a face to the voice/words when we met to take their engagement photos. We shot their pictures in and around various places in urban San Diego and Sunset Cliffs of Point Loma. A couple of days after that, we photographed their intimate wedding at Ponte Winery … we’ll be blogging those pictures soon too. Stay tuned : )

We were so excited to recently photograph Alison and Will’s engagement session. For their beach and urban shoot they totally brought it! Alison had such a great time shopping ahead of time for some terrific outfits, including a fabulous Betsey Johnson party dress in blue, our favorite color : ) We had a blast with them! To capture a little bit of the San Diego beach scene, we started in the Pacific Beach area to shoot under one of our favorite of San Diego’s many piers, Crystal Pier. After that, a jaunt to some colorful spots in the downtown San Diego area. We love the pictures … so colorful and so Alison and Will. Congratulations guys!! We’re super excited to be shooting your wedding later this year at the Robert Paine Scripps Forum in La Jolla.

We LOVE engagement sessions, and Lauren and Colin’s session was no exception. We photographed their session in San Diego in an urban setting so that we could capture the couple’s modern style.

We had such a great time photographing Megan and Brian’s engagement session in a more natural, outdoor setting here in San Diego. We love the rustic feel and the beautiful light that certain times of day can create.