Kaitlyn and Julian were friends for years, part of the same group.  Then one day, romantic feelings emerged and he asked her out.  From then on, they were inseparable.  I fully believe couples who start as good friends have the best relationships, and these two are a great example.  Their relationship is fun, sweet, and full of laughter. We had a fantastic time working with them.

Julian proposed to Kaitlyn at Lovers’ Point in Carmel, so it was the perfect spot for their engagement session.  When they see the photos on their walls, they’ll remember the day they got engaged, the beginning of forever for them.  The natural rocks and ocean are very different from where we’ll be doing their wedding photos, which is great, because I always want to give the couple variety.  They wore two outfits for even more variety, perfect examples of what to wear for classy engagement photos. For her casual outfit, Kaitlyn wore an adorable slouchy sweater and jeans, her inspiration Marilyn Monroe, and Julian wore nice pants with layers, perfect for the cool wind coming off the ocean.  I love the dress Kaitlyn wore for their dressy outfit.  It’s elegant and flattering, dusty rose lace to the floor, which looked amazing and really stood out in the natural elements.  Julian’s tie and sports coat with dark jeans was a cool, modern look.  If you’re planning your engagement session and love what they wore, pin these pictures to Pinterst!

Monterey Engagement session

Julian asked Kaitlyn to be his wife just a few yards from this spot.

Carmel beach engagement pic

Monterey Lovers' Point engagement session

I wanted to incorporate the smooth rocks that have been beaten smooth by thousands of years of waves.

Carmel coast engagement pics

Carmel engagement pictures

Lovers’ Point in Monterey is a beautiful, romantic spot to have engagement photos. The rugged coast is so very “California.”

Lensbaby Composer Pro tilt-shift

Lensbaby Composer Pro tilt-shift 35mm optic, black and white image

Lensbaby Composer Pro tilt-shift

Carmel beach engagement pictures

How cute are these two?!

More gorgeousness!