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I am so in love with these two and their Santa Cruz engagement photos!!! It was the most perfect day. Shark Fin cove is so unique and pretty quiet which makes it the perfect spot to take your engagement photos!!! In just one spot we were able to get so much variety! We started up top on the cliffs so we could see the beach and shark fin cove from above! In general, cliffside photos are always some of my absolute favorites- such a blessing to live in California where we have seaside cliffs all up and down the coast! 

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After the cliffs we walked down a steep set of stairs that leads to this incredible and more secluded beach!! We were obsessed with a part of the beach that’s covered in large black rock and green moss! It was the most gorgeous pop against the ocean behind it!! Plus the waves were crashing into the side making it so fun in the photos!!! 

Then of course, so pure beach shots as we ran around and played in the sand were a must!!! The pale orange rock wall was the most perfect way to wrap the day! Another incredible pop of color!!! 

Overall, these two were SUCH a joy and such a fun couple to spend the day with!!! If you’re thinking of taking your photos in Northern California, I highly recommend Santa Cruz Engagement photos!! The town really has a bit of everything so you’ll have so many jaw-dropping views and fun different backgrounds in your photos!!

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Thinking of Santa Cruz engagement photos?!

If you have any questions about locations, tips for visiting Santa Cruz, and/or want to book a session with me, please reach out!!! I also offer Santa Cruz elopement and Santa Cruz wedding packages too!!!

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Photos taken by Santa Cruz Wedding Photographer, Rachel Christopherson Photography

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