4-24-16 Monica and Miguel - Sneak Peak-2Engagement shoots are so much fun, and they are a great opportunity to visit some of your very favorite places as a couple, as well as capture a few gorgeous snapshots while you are there.

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I was really excited when Monica and Michael contacted me to photograph their engagement session! They chose Big Canyon Park in San Carlos due to its romantic significance that it played in their life as it was the first place they would secretly rendezvous when Michael was first courting Monica.  Their beauty was captured as they walked hand-in-hand, reminiscing and stopping at their favorite spots. Cañada College’s panoramic cityscape and springtime foliage offered up the perfect second backdrop.  Rows of blooming trees framed Monica and Michael perfectly to capture their happiness, playfulness, and must importantly, love.


4-24-16 Monica and Miguel - Sneak Peak-5MONICA & MICHAEL’s LOVE STORY

Monica and Michael have known each other since they were kids. Monica loves that Michael truly knows and understands her. (Plus, he always keeps her laughing.) Michael loves that they are so compatible and how “go with the flow” Monica is (and yet decisive when she needs to be).

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Congratulations, Monica and Michael on your engagement! Thank you for choosing joie de vivre by M Photography to capture the joy in your lives.




joie de vivre by M Photography specializes in destination wedding photography worldwide. In between weddings, joie de vivre by M Photography is available for event, portrait and commercial/real estate photography in and around Half Moon Bay, California.

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