California Engagement Photos from Leif Brandt

California Engagement Photos from Leif Brandt. If you ever ask yourself is it too late to take engagement photos? the answer is simply NO. Zach and Christina are already married. In fact, they've gotten married twice. Their first ceremony was very intimate with just a Maid of Honor and Best Man and took place in Oahu, Hawaii. The second ceremony, a year later, was held in the snowy mountains of Big Bear, and included family and friends.

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Because of their unique situation, they never had the chance to take engagement photos. They seized the opportunity and captured their love in the nature preserve of Fallbrook, California.

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Zach chose a tan suit with casual white V-neck T-shirt underneath. Christina looked stunning in a strapless black lace dress with a sheer skirt and black belt. She accessorized with delicate gold jewelry. Their looks were simple and understated, perfect for the location.

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The photographer allowed the couple to interact and explore their surroundings, while capturing special moments in between. It proves that any spot can be memorable, whether it's a boulder, a natural path or low-hanging branches catching the sunlight.

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Zach and Christina were also photographed separately for an up-close examination of their looks. The final sweet moment of the shoot came when Zach, who is much taller than Christina, embraced his wife who stood on a dilapidated tree branch so their faces could meet.

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As a married couple, you've committed to love for a lifetime, thus there's no expiration date on an engagement photo. Capture the memories when you can because whether it's now or later, you'll look back and cherish them as a part of the journey.

Photography: Leif Brandt Photography