5 Tips on shooting a surprise proposal by The Copper Collective.

Romantic couple on a rock in the ocean at sunset

Since Megan and Kevin are moving from the area after their wedding, they wanted to capture one of their favorite spots for their engagement session! La Jolla is definitely a favorite for locals and tourists.  It’s also a perfect location for engagement sessions with the cliffs and woods up above, the beautiful beach with tide […]

Idyllwild engagement session

I love chatting with couples and helping them choose their engagement session location. It’s always fun when you can find a place that evokes special memories or defines who they are as a couple. Hallie and Jake love the great outdoors and enjoy hiking, camping and rock climbing, so I immediately knew we needed to […]

San Diego Beach Proposal

Are you wondering where to start planning your proposal?!   You’ve been together for years, and you both know you are ready for the next step- MARRIAGE! Well, for your partner it can be as simple as waiting. But for you, you’ve got some planning to do! Here are our five steps to planning the […]


Fall engagement photos in Boston, Massachusetts Traveling for our couples is one of our favorite things! Not only do we get to have a new, beautiful location to photograph their engagement, but we get a first hand look into some of their favorite places! There are few things sweeter than learning more about your clients […]

Coronado Beach Engagement Session The dunes at Coronado Beach was the perfect setting for Jenny and Nick’s engagement photos! They wanted to bring their sweet dogs, so we started at the dog beach. They were so well behaved, especially considering it was a huge beach and a ton of other dogs to play with. When Jenny […]

How do you prepare for a photo shoot?! It’s no secret, most people are uncomfortable getting their photo taken! Now, that doesn’t mean it can’t be a great experience! Last week we talked about how to choose your outfits for your photo shoot, but what about all the nerves?! Prepping for your engagement session ensures […]

San Diego beach engagement

Coronado Spring Engagement Wedding season is sneaking up on us here in San Diego, and we couldn’t be more excited for all the events coming up! But until then, engagement sessions are filling up our schedules, and the magic of it all is inspiring. Now that we have switched to Sony, we feel like a […]

What do I wear to my engagement session?! If you don’t know where to start, this can be a hard question to answer! We have photographed hundreds of engagement sessions, and have found a few key points that make picking outfits for your shoot much easier! What is your location? If you are planning to […]

A surprise South Coast Winery wedding proposal in Temecula! This couple is the sweetest. Let me walk you through this wedding proposal! Kelvin contacted the Eileen’s nearest and dearest friends to help with the proposal. Because, what’s better than marrying the man of your dreams? Having the people you love most there! They all made […]