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Southern California wedding photographer for the timeless romantics.


Before each session, I strategize with each couple to create a vision for their session. Kaia sent me her vibes which consisted of movement, blur, and blue hour. Which we delivered for her California engagement photos!

Fun fact, this is the first gallery I edited without adding any type of preset. Allowing all the colors and tones to stay true to what was really there.

Emma Lauren Photos | Blue hour Beach California Engagement Photos | Inquire Here

What is blue hour?

According to Google, blue hour generally lasts 20 to 30 minutes just after sunset and just before sunrise. When everything is still and the light is barely still there, the color in the sky is slowly fading.

If you’re planning your California engagement session with me and you want them to look like this, blue hour is definitely a request you can make!

I could’ve stayed here all night and photographed these two! Their outfits, the location, it was all so beautiful! Want to get inspiration for your engagement session? Check out my Pinterest board!

Engagement session Planning tip

When we are planning all the details of your session it is SO helpful to create a mini mood board. This is to keep us on the same page! With this, I am able to get a feel for colors, help you decide on outfits, pick a location, and know what you two are drawn to as a couple for posing.

In this case, her board had motion blue and blue hour, and I delivered just that!

Want to see more like these California engagement photos?


California Engagement Photos at Coronado Beach

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017


Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Your wedding day is a cherished moment, a beautiful beginning to a new chapter in your life. It’s a day filled with love, laughter, and unforgettable memories. As you plan your special day, you want to ensure that every detail is captured perfectly. From the intricate details of your dress to the emotions on your […]

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