Our engagement photo shoot took us all throughout Los Angeles, and lasted almost 9 hours. I have to hand it to my husband, he was a real trooper throughout the entire process, and our photographer Paul (also a good friend from college), worked tirelessly to capture our personalities in some wonderful moments.
We drove from the westside to start the morning in Old Town Pasadena...
@ the corner of Fair Oaks & Green
in the alley behind Colorado Blvd
Then moved on to the Gamble House, a beautiful craftsmen-style home that's now a museum:
the house is more stunning in real life
Next, we grabbed a quick lunch and headed over to the LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art):
@ the vintage lamppost exhibit
It's now late afternoon, and monstrous LA traffic is starting to creep into the freeways. Despite this, we head to our final destination: Manhattan Beach...
@ an old-fashioned ice cream parlor...yummy pistachio ice cream!
we moved over to the beach...
and ended our day as the sun set over the Pacific Ocean.
We promptly passed out at 9pm that night. I don't know if I'll be able to convince the hubby if we can do a grueling photo shoot ever again, so it was worth it!