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Playful Mountain Engagement Photos On The Yosemite Valley Floor

These playful mountain engagement photos with Jasper and Jordyn in Yosemite National Park were so beautiful! The sun was just shining in Yosemite, and I loved capturing these two during their first time ever in Yosemite!! Jordyn and Jasper are originally from Toronto, and they planned a trip to Northern California together. Little did Jordyn […]

Rachel Christopherson Yosemite Engagement Photographer - Tunnel View engagement photos, surprise proposal photos, engaged couple kissing

Being a Yosemite engagement photographer is a dream!! Can you think of a more magical place to get engaged than Yosemite?! ME NEITHER.  Victor reached out to me a couple of months before their trip about having me capture his proposal to his girlfriend of 5 years, Olivia!!! The two are from the east coast […]

Rachel Christopherson Engagement Photographer-Engaged couple holding hands and laughing on beach-San Francisco Engagement Photos, Northern California Engagement Photos, Point Reyes Engagement Photos, Bodega Bay Engagement Photos, Dillon Beach Engagement Photos, Bay Area Engagement Photos

Dillon Beach Point Reyes engagement photos are some of my favorites ever!! Specifically, we took these photos at Dillon beach near Bodega Bay! This entire area is full of so many gorgeous locations for your photos! If you’re looking for northern California beach engagement photos, Dillon beach may be perfect for you!!! It’s tucked away […]

Looking for jaw dropping golden gate bridge engagement photos, but away from the crowds?! This engagement session is for you! Kirby Cove is officially one of my favorite places to take photos in Northern California! It has sweeping views of the golden gate bridge, rolling lush hills, a cypress/eucalyptus/pine tree forest, and a misty beach […]

Rachel Christopherson Photography - Lake Tahoe engagement photos, engaged could

These winter Lake Tahoe engagement photos were SO fun!! Rowan and Chris were so easygoing and down for anything! Rowan had a very specific vision for these photos and even had the dress picked out before reaching out!! I absolutely loved getting to help bring her vision to life!! She’s a self-proclaimed winter-lover so this […]

These Pinecrest lake engagement photos will have you SWOONING and so inspired for your own engagement pictures! Laura & Timmy are self-described old souls and we knew a cozy cabin and quiet lake shoot would be the perfect fit for their engagement photos!! We started at Laura’s family cabin in Pinecrest where we captured photos […]

If you’re looking for Yosemite engagement photos in Yosemite Valley, this is everything you need for your inspiration!!! I’m going to break down exactly how to get these gorgeous photos like this! Whether you’re the couple looking for photos or the photographer who is going to take them, this is for you! 1. When to […]

If you’re looking for Save the Date tips including when to send them, where to print them, and what information to include on them, you’re in the right place!!! When to send Save the Dates  For local weddings (or weddings that are local to most of the guests) I recommend sending out the save-the-dates about […]