These two. I just can't. Last year, I so graciously had the honor of documenting their stunning wedding at the Darlington House. The day was beyond vibrantly perfect. There, there was this incredible connection. Over the year, we've stayed in close contact, went wine tasting and truly started developing an incredible friendship!
Just before their first anniversary, John messaged me with excitement wanting to give Chantel a gift certificate for an anniversary session! We started playing with ideas and before we knew it, he gifted her the certificate we had the perfect photographic exchanged planned! An afternoon date! The cutest idea ever! We spent our time playing around Pacific City in Huntington Beach as they ate lunch, did some break dancing on an epic staircase, skipped down another set of stairs and indulged in each others presence.
My friends, your session is completely for you! A reflection of you, your story, your union!
After receiving the time capsules, Chantel said, "My goodness, Ashley!!! You did it once again! I am so in awe of all the amazing shots you were able to capture of us. Having worked with you before and knowing your style, I already had a good feeling of what to expect. However, you have gone beyond my expectations and were able to create so many wonderful, fun, and touching time capsules that just made my heart glow! Seriously, I love all the pictures you took and can‘t stop looking at them. They perfectly represent the good time John & I had during this shoot and how comfortable you made us feel. You just have this really positive and warm aura that is so fun to be around and brings out the best in everyone. I can‘t thank you enough for being so awesome and gifting us with these lovely pictures of us! You are simply THE BEST!!!❤️"