Tag Archives: beach

Dramatic Sunset / Ocean Wedding Portrait Photography in Monterey, California

2015 Year in Review

I have a really hard time picking my favorites from each shoot, but it’s a great exercise to review your workView full post »

Game of Thrones Themed family photo session - by Bay Area photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Game of Thrones-Themed Family Photos @ Capitola, California

About This Post I got a call from Jeff (Robert Baratheon) a few days ago – he and his kids were visiting Capitola forView full post »

Pfeiffer Beach Big Sur Engagement Photos - Bethany and Eric - photos by Bay Area wedding photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Bethany + Eric (Engagement Photography) @ Pfeiffer Beach, Big Sur, California

About This Post If lil’ pup Sophie had her way, she’d have stolen the show at Bethany and Eric’sView full post »

Fitness / Yoga Photos - Privates Beach, Capitola - Photos by Bay Area portrait photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Danielle (Yoga / Fitness Portrait Photography) @ Private’s Beach, Capitola, California

About This Post Danielle is a good friend of my family, and it’s been awesome to see her transition intoView full post »

Santa Cruz Senior Portrait Photos - Davenport Landing Beach - by Bay Area Portrait Photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Danny (Senior Portrait Photography) @ Davenport Landing Beach

I don’t usually involve props in my shoots, but I’m definitely not against them! For Danny’s seniorView full post »

Lovers Point Engagement Photos - Pacific Grove - By Bay Area Wedding Photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Di and Eric (Engagement Photography) @ Lover’s Point, Pacific Grove, California

About This Post Di and Eric had a last minute schedule change to their engagement shoot at Lover’s Point – theView full post »

Panther Beach Engagement Photos - Jaime and Jake - By Bay Area Wedding Photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Jaime and Jake (Engagement Photography) @ Panther Beach – Santa Cruz, California

About This Post Well, it rained on the day we were supposed to shoot, so we went for it the next morning. Was it coldView full post »

Ethan Bearman - Entertainer and Talk Show Host - Lifestyle Portrait Photos on the Beach - by Bay Area Photographer Chris Schmauch www.GoodEyePhotography.com

Ethan Bearman – Media Personality and Talk Radio Host (Lifestyle Portraits) @ New Brighton Beach, Aptos, California

Ethan Bearman changes his look every couple of years, and a quick google image search proves this is no understatement.View full post »

Capitola Proposal photos on the beach

Capitola Surprise Proposal on the Beach

Steve contacted me, saying he was going to propose to his girlfriend on the beach and wanted me to capture it –so cool!View full post »

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve - Moss Beach Engagement Photos - Crystal and Ben

Crystal + Ben (Engagement Photography) @ Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, Moss Beach, California

Crystal and Ben were an absolute joy to work with during their engagement photography session at Fiztgerald MarineView full post »

Wedding Rock - Carmel elopement photos

Kelly + Nat (Elopement Photography) @ Wedding Rock, Carmel

Anyone who’s ever planned a wedding knows it can be simply shocking how expensive everything is. Even theView full post »


Megan + Dan (Engagement Photography) @ Panther Beach, Santa Cruz

Megan and Dan contacted me last year about getting some engagement photos taken at the beach when they were in town inView full post »

Aptos Family Beach Photos

Monica, Sophia and Annika (Family Photography) @ Seacliff Beach, Aptos

Monica is a regular client of mine, and being an Aptos resident she really loves her beach – Rio Del Mar / Seacliff. WeView full post »

Seabright Beach Santa Cruz Family Photos

Multi-Generational Family (Family Photography) @ Seabright Beach, Santa Cruz

It’s always great to capture 3 generations in one photo shoot, especially at a fun location like Seabright BeachView full post »


Alethea, Mike and Fam (Family Portrait Photography) @ Capitola Beach

Large families can be challenging to shoot – there’s that many more eyeballs and expressions that have toView full post »


Amy + Greg = Isabelle > Aiden (Family Photography) @ Seascape Beach, Aptos

Can you say adorable strawberry blonde kids?!? I met Amy, Greg, and their cute kidlets Isabelle and Aiden for theirView full post »


Christian + Catherine = Veronica (Family Photography) @ Capitola Beach

Oh. My. God. Little 2yo Veronica is simply adorable! She was a little shy at first, not sure what to think about meView full post »


Jay + Annie = Saige > Kai (Family Photography) @ Gray Whale Cove Beach

This was a stand-out family portrait session for me – they were so much fun and Gray Whale Cove (right offView full post »


Susan + Jesus = Bella (Family Photography) @ Hidden Beach, Aptos

There aren’t too many grassy parks right next to beaches, so it’s no wonder this place is namedView full post »


Amy + Elliott (Engagement Photography) @ Capitola Beach

Even though it appeared to be an overcast, dreary day in Capitola, Amy and Elliott turned up the heat for theirView full post »


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The Ruizes (Family Photography) @ 4-Mile Beach, Santa Cruz

I’m good friends with Jennie, we love to meet up for tacos and margaritas at Olita’s on the wharf. When sheView full post »


Rochelle + Jonathan (La Selva Beach Wedding Photography) @ Monterey Bay Academy

Honestly I don’t think I’ve met a couple who are so at ease with one another – who can’t helpView full post »


Katie + Wesley (Engagement Photography) @ Three Mile Beach

What an enjoyable engagement session at Three Mile Beach (3 miles north of Santa Cruz) – Katie and Wesley areView full post »