Alexis + Mitch = Engaged!

When I first met with Alexis and Mitch and they mentioned they might like their engagement session to take place at the San Diego Zoo, a place they visit together often, I was so excited. I had never been to that particular zoo before and I’m slightly in love with panda bears, something that zoo is known for. The day finally came for me to trek it on down to San Diego for the day and hang out with this awesome couple. It was a fun day full of sunshine, panda bears, laughter…and gelato. Basically a pretty incredible day.

Alexis and Mitch are sweet to one another, without being too mushy. They glance at each other often, as if they’re communicating silently in a secret language only the two of them knows. It’s hard to find someone that knows you so well you can speak to them without saying a word, but these two seem to have done it. I’m so glad they found each other and I’m even more glad I’ll be the person that gets to document their wedding day next year.

Here are a few of my favorites from their engagement session at San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park.

couple sitting on steps at zoo

couple walking through bird aviary at zoo

couple holding hands at San Diego Zoo

Couple next to bamboo at San Diego Zoo

couple at giraffes enclosure at zoo

Couple embracing at zoo, with sun flare

Couple hugging at San Diego zoo

engaged couple at San Diego Zoo

After we finished up at the zoo, we headed over to Balboa Park. When I saw the Spanish Village Art Center I got very excited. I can’t think of a place in Los Angeles that has so much color!

couple walking through Spanish Village Art Center

Couple standing in door at Spanish Art Center

Couple in Balboa park San Deigo

Couple sitting at Spanish Village Art Center

San Diego engagement photo

Couple hugging in Balboa Park San Diego

Couple standing in Balboa Park San Diego

engaged couple embracing at Balboa Park, SD

couple on steps at Balboa Park

Alexis and Mitch, thanks so much for spending the afternoon with me (and for the yummy dinner and gelato, too!). I had so much fun and I can’t wait for your wedding day!

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  • gladys jem - this is amazing. i love ZOOs. they’re so smart for thinking of this for their session. LOVE it :)

  • Becca - I LOVE these! The color in the Spanish Village Art Center is stunning and brings out the light, color and joy in these photos even more! And the love, obviously. This couple is so cute and I can tell they’re having fun.

  • JACKIE WONDERS - LOVE that color!!! see ;)
    haha. great job friend.

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