Lill and Will (Engagement Photography) @ Sutro Baths, San Francisco, California

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After having to reschedule their engagement session twice due to rain, we enjoyed fantastic weather at Lill and Will’s engagement shoot at Sutro Baths in San Francisco. I guess the third time truly is a charm! These two saw me in action last fall at their friend’s wedding, so I was honored when they asked me to shoot their 2015 wedding and engagement. These two were all smiles, and the love they have for each other is evident in their intimacy. After spending a couple hours taking photos together, I’m more excited than ever about their Shakespeare Garden wedding in November.

Enjoy my favorite photos below – and please feel free to leave a comment or share!

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About Chris (GoodEye)
If you don’t think you have what it takes to look like one of the couples on this page – you’re wrong! With a little coaching and a couple shots of tequila (I jest…), you can get results just like all the other “normal” non-model people you see here. I’ve been shooting engaged couples for quite a few years, and I absolutely love it. It’s a challenge that I embrace – and let’s be honest, you two will be way more cooperative than a couple of cranky toddlers – right?
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Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Near the Lands End Lookout Cafe – such a great view from here

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

The beginning the session and they already look super comfortable in front of the camera!

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

We’re still at the Lookout – I love getting more interesting poses like the sitting/standing shot on the right.

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Check out those sunbeams shining through the trees – we lucked out!

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

The arching trees created a natural portal, how about the dreamy quality of light?

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Nice view of Sutro Baths below on the left photo. The right pic is also romantic, I can almost see those ocean waves roll.

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

From this angle, the natural bridge/hole in the rock formation out in the water looks like a heart!

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Lill and Will have taken dance lessons, can you tell? I love this spot just to the side of the main “ruins” building with the lake and ocean in the background.

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Shooting on the pathways among the Sutro Baths ruins are a little sketchy – especially when carrying over 10K in equipment. There were also quite a few tourists out so I had to get creative with compositions to make it feel like it was just the two of them.

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

The sun is close to setting, so the natural light was amazing by now.

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Sutro Bath Engagement Photos – San Francisco – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

I wish those metal guardrails weren’t there as this tunnel is an amazing photo opportunity – but alas, there they are. Still pretty neat though. We didn’t go all the way through as there was a lot of mud in the tunnel…

 

Looking for some creative engagement photos at Sutro Baths in San Francisco? Bay Area Wedding and Engagement Photographer Chris Schmauch makes you both look simply amazing! Call (831) 216-6210 or fill out this nifty contact form (for serious inquiries only). 

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