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Images featured in this blog are from a Montana De Oro Spring Engagement Session captured by SAN LUIS OBISPO WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER, Nikkels Photography. Engagement sessions go beyond the scope of just a pre-wedding photo shoot; they form a crucial part of the entire wedding photography journey. Here’s a deeper look into why engagement sessions matter […]

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Nikkels Photography, a Central California Coast photographer, shares an engagement at Cuesta Ridge she was able to capture for a California couple. Engagement photos are more than just pictures; they are memories captured in time, reflecting the essence of a couple’s journey. For Rita and Jon, selecting the perfect location for their engagement shoot was […]

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Congratulations on your engagement!

Now that the excitement has settled a bit, it’s time to capture the essence of your love through engagement photos. The key to unforgettable pictures is feeling comfortable and connected during the session.

Here’s a guide to help you avoid awkwardness and look fantastic:

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We could stare at this dreamy SLO Engagement session forever. We had a beautiful afternoon at Thousand Hills Ranch for Linsday & Jake’s engagement session. It made me so excited for their New Year’s Eve wedding reception that will be held at this same location. We cannot wait to close out the year with them! […]

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Julia and Nick came down from San Francisco for a couple of days to meet up with some of their wedding vendors and to do their engagement photos! They wanted a beach, so we picked the coastline right by The Cliffs Resort in Shell Beach, California. We later grabbed a drink (I recommend the Margarita) […]

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I met Christiana through one of my previous brides and then met her fiancé. We met for coffee and treats and chatted for hours at the local donut shop. For anyone who is visiting the Central Coast and likes donuts, check out SLO Donut Company. Every month there are specials and their galaxy marshmallow and […]

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Bricklyn & Tom are two of the sweetest and most caring people. They met in college at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA. And now they own their own home in Atascadero, are getting married at the Pavilion on the Lake, and love architecture, we ventured to Atascadero City Hall to capture this season in […]

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I have made it my mission to celebrate the intimate moments in life - big and small. Having your photo taken shouldn’t be stressful, but rather a time to celebrate where you are in life. So I aim to give you clear direction all the while letting your unique personality shine. I strive to be your biggest advocate, cheerleader, and the best third wheel you could ask for.

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