Jamie and Matt are getting married at Ranch Soquel in a few months, but were smart to take advantage of my engagement photography service, recognizing it as not only a good chance to get to know me better, but as valuable practice for taking photos together. I truly believe that a 1-2 hour shoot in a low-key, low-pressure setting will prepare a couple for their wedding day, making the 15 minutes we have together on the big day so much more productive. They chose Lagunas Beach, which is one of Matt’s surfing spots, located between 4-mile and Panther beaches off highway 1 North of Santa Cruz. This was my first time at this particular beach, so I’m excited to add it to my growing repertoire of locations to visit. I don’t know if Lagunas is an “official” title, but the locals refer to it as such because Lagunas Rd. loops away from and back to Hwy. 1 within 1/4 mile or so, hence the multiple “Lagunas.” Parking is at the second Laguna Rd. if you’re traveling North on 1. Enjoy this selection of my favorites from the session below.
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