Category Archives: Engagement Sessions

Title Image - Davenport Beach Wedding / Engagement Proposal Photography - Julianna and Brian - photos by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Davenport Beach Wedding Proposal with Julianna and Brian

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Palace of Fine Arts Engagement Photography - San Francisco - Astha and Chris - by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Astha + Chris (Engagement Photography) @ Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, California

About This Post Today’s shoot with Astha and Chris went mostly as planned – as I was driving up to San FranciscoView full post »

Title Image - Panther Beach Santa Cruz and Quail Hollow Felton engagement photography - Sara and Scott - photos by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch

Panther Beach and Quail Hollow Engagement Photography with Sara and Scott

About This Post Panther Beach in Santa Cruz is an awesome location for engagement photos. Yes, it can be windy. Yes,View full post »

Capitola Beach and Natural Bridges Engagement Photos - Melody and Justin - by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch

Capitola Beach + Natural Bridges Engagement Photography

About This Post Most of my engagement sessions are about 90 minutes – plenty of time to get a lot of great photos ofView full post »

Panther Beach Santa Cruz Proposal Photography - by Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

She Said YES! (Proposal Photography) with Julio and Yasmin @ Panther Beach

About This Post   Julio called me up yesterday, asking me if I could fit in a last-minute beach proposal for himView full post »

Capitola Engagement Photography - Rachel & Kevin

Downtown Capitola Engagement Photos with Rachel and Kevin

About This Post The engagement shoot started out bright and sunny, but by the time Rachel, Kevin and I made it down toView full post »

Natural Bridges Santa Cruz Engagement Photography - Katelyn and Ben - by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.bestbayareaweddingphotographers.com

Engagement Photos at Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz

About This Post Katelyn and Ben met at UCSC a few years ago, so it was only natural for them to host their engagementView full post »

Engagement Photos at San Francisco City Hall - Jamie and Will - by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch

Jamie + Will (Engagement Photography) @ San Francisco City Hall

About This Post City Hall in San Francisco is a jaw-dropping example of fine architecture, so shooting engagements andView full post »

Santa Cruz Proposal Photography - Caitlin and Dylan - by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch

She Said YES! (Proposal Photography) with Caitlin and Dylan @ UCSC

About This Post Even though I live in the Santa Cruz area, I’m not super familiar with the UCSC campus, whereView full post »

Vasona Park Engagement / Family Photos - Sarah and Steve - by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch

Sarah + Steve (Engagement Photography) @ Vasona Park, Los Gatos, California

About This Post Often, my wedding clients are doing more than binding two people together – sometimes they’reView full post »

Proposal / Engagement Photography at Panther Beach in Santa Cruz, California

She Said YES! (Proposal Photography) @ Panther Beach, Santa Cruz, California

About This Post Panther Beach is turning out to be quite the romantic location for men to propose to their girlfriendsView full post »

Bridal Portrait Photography at Seacliff Beach in Aptos, California

Monica and Bob (Bridal Portrait Photography) @ Seacliff Beach, Aptos, California

About This Post Monica and Bob got married last year, but unfortunately I was already booked for their wedding date.View full post »

After wedding bridal portrait photography - Henry Cowell, Felton and Natural Bridges, Santa Cruz - by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Qiru and Yu (After Wedding Photography) @ Henry Cowell & Natural Bridges

About This Post Qiru and Yu recently tied the knot at a small courthouse civil ceremony – making their marriageView full post »

Pacific Grove Public Library engagement photos - Lovers Point - Hannah and Graham - by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch

Hannah and Graham (Engagement Photography) @ Pacific Grove Public Library & Lovers Point

About This Post I love when you can really get a sense for a couple’s personality through the photos in theirView full post »

Proposal / Engagement Photos - Santa Cruz Wharf - Brian and Kaela - by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

She Said YES! (Proposal Photography) with Brian and Kaela @ the Santa Cruz Wharf

About This Post   I got an email a couple days ago from Kaela’s mom, telling me her soon-t0-be-son-in-lawView full post »

Proposal photography - Point Lobos, Carmel - Pfeiffer Beach, Big Sur - photos by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

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Legion of Honor engagement photos - San Francisco - Britainy and Marcos - photos by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch

Britainy and Marcos (Engagement Photography) @ Legion of Honor / Baker Beach, San Francisco, California

About This Post Britainy’s tousled, flaming red hair was a perfect match for this evening’s cold and windyView full post »

Engagement photos at Natural Bridges Beach in Santa Cruz – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.bestbayareaweddingphotographers.com

Natural Bridges Engagement Photography in Santa Cruz

About This Post Diana and Hector decided to have their engagement shoot at Natural Bridges in Santa Cruz, California –View full post »

Engagement Photos @ Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco - by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Mai and Hai (Engagement Photography) @ Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, California

About This Post Wow wow wow – Hai and Mai, you’re my new favorite rhyming couple. I’ll be honest, itView full post »

Engagement Photos @ Natural Bridges State Park, Santa Cruz – by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Lisa and Chris (Engagement Photography) @ Natural Bridges, Santa Cruz, California

About This Post Natural Bridges is one of those rare locations that has it all – grassy fields, oak, pine andView full post »

Felton Redwoods & Natural Bridges Santa Cruz Engagement Photos - Monica and Kevin - Photos by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Monica and Kevin (Engagement Photography) @ Felton Redwoods / Natural Bridges Santa Cruz, California

About This Post Monica and Kevin wanted to start their engagement shoot near a special place to them among theView full post »

Capitola Beach Engagement Photos - Alexandra and Adam - photography by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Alexandra and Adam (Engagement Photography) @ Capitola, California

About This Post Every time I shoot in Capitola I tend to follow a familiar route from the upper neighborhoods down toView full post »

Capitola Beach Engagement Photography - Laurel and Brian - photos by Bay Area engagement photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Laurel and Brian (Engagement Photography) @ Capitola, California

About This Post It can be really hard picking a specific location for an engagement – I mean, what one spotView full post »

Palace of Fine Arts Engagement Photos - San Francisco - photography by Bay Area photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Vivan and Patrick (Bridal / Engagement Photography) @ Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, California

About This Post Usually engagement sessions are casual – comfy clothes for a relaxed first shoot with yourView full post »