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Davis, Elk Grove, Lincoln, Lodi, Sacramento, Roseville, Rocklin, Winters, Engagement Photographer Near Me, Engagement Session Tips | Ethan & Sierra's Engagement at UC Davis Arboretum

Ethan and Sierra had the most colorful engagement session! These two will be getting married in October and I cannot wait to photograph their special day. I had so much fun photographing Sierra and Ethan, they were super playful and flirty during their engagement session.. you can tell by the photos! We begun their photo session at the shovel arch in the arboretum. Ethan proposed at this spot, so it was important to them to capture images here as an engaged couple. The fall colors this last October were spectacular and the arboretum always puts on show! One of the most gorgeous spots for fall colors is the Arboretum located at UC Davis in Davis, California. This location is a nature's playground for photographers and their clients, with so much greenery, bridges, and more! The arboretum can get busy, so plan accordingly! Honestly, you could photograph here at any time of day if you stuck to the Redwood Grove, but my favorite time is at least 2 hours before sunset.

I have photographed here SO MANY times and the best part is you can collect a ton of images in a little over an hour. There are so many options for backdrops and if you shoot fast like me, you'll have well over 500 images in the first hour to play with! Be prepared in case it is busy. The freeway gets busy and the shooting location gets busy. If you are coming from Sacramento, 9 times out of 10, there is always traffic on Interstate 80 heading into Davis, so plan accordingly! To get around the congestion of people at the arboretum, I like to use a smaller lens and focus on tighter, more intimate shots of the couple until there is a break in the wave of people because there will be at some point. Engagement Session Tip - Movement: Just be you and keep moving! Movement is everything when it comes to photos. Be loose, try to avoid being stiff, and shake up those arms and legs so you don't feel like a board. If you look stiff, don't worry, I will let you know this way we can find a pose/prompt that works best for you! If you're feeling weird in front of the camera, I promise you you are not the only one, so lets talk about it, and I can help you! I am all about giving couples prompts with movements because as long as you keep moving, you'll be comfortable while having fun in a natural way.

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

Engagement Photographer near me

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As photojournalist engagement photographers in Davis, Sacramento, and San Francisco we capture all the smiles and all the raw feels as each moment happens. My goal is to relax, have fun and most importantly, make your engagement photos vision come to life.


Call us at (530) 401-0509 or get in touch through our website's contact form. I will be touch with you within 24 hours. You can check out my blog to see more of my photography style and my Instagram has all of my work too, and don't forget to follow me. I can't wait to meet you and hear all about your dream day!

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Welcome!

Hey there! I'm Kristin, a wedding photographer based in Northern California.

My style is bold, colorful, and full of emotion.  With my husband being my second-shooter, we bring you the best husband and wife photo team!

 
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