Destination Engagement Session in San Francisco – Eling + Nathan!

This Photographer Escaped Chicago’s Sub Zero Temps for San Francisco!

A couple weeks ago I was able to escape the brutal Chicago winter for the warmer temperatures of California! Eling + Nathan flew me out to SF for their engagement photos! It definitely beats January engagement photos in Chicago!

First up on the blog: My two favorites and they both include bridges! I love how the Golden Gate Bridge looks like a painting behind them in this first photo-

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Rincon Park has a great view of the Oakland Bay Bridge- and right now the Bay Bridge has these really cool LED lights on them! And I love taking photos at night- such a romantic feel!

San Francisco bay bridge rincon park engagement picture at night

Golden Gate Bridge from Baker Beach

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I’ve known Nathan + Eling from our time in college together (though they didn’t know each other back then) – and let me say…I’ve never seen Nathan smile so much as he did during their engagement session!

best golden gate bridge engagement photo SF

Walking on the beach with the setting sun over the Pacific…sigh…things I miss out on living in Chicago!

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One of the best things about living in Cali…the beaches!

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Sutro Baths Engagement Pictures

We headed over to the famous Sutro Baths to catch the sunset-

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Sutro Baths has the best reflections!

San Francisco sutro baths engagement photo

Like mentioned…sunsets over the Pacific – beautiful!

sutro baths engagement photo SF

San Francisco sutro baths engagement photo

SF Chinatown Engagement Photos

Right after I had landed…we headed to Chinatown for a few pictures! I love their smiles in this photo-

San Francisco chinatown engagement photo

The hanging lanterns make for the perfect background!

San Francisco chinatown engagement photo

A random bus stop in Chinatown- gotta love the inclined road! In Chicago…the only elevation changes are on bridges =P
San Francisco chinatown engagement photo

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Photos in Golden Gate Park

Since we had a bunch of urban photos…we stopped by Golden Gate Park for some photos in nature!
San Francisco golden gate park engagement picture

Had to incorporate these ginormous trees – and yes…that’s them in the bottom left hand corner!

San Francisco golden gate park engagement picture

This bridge was huge! I felt like a hobbit- Golden Gate Park is so beautiful…has to be one of the best parks in SF!

San Francisco golden gate park engagement photo

San Francisco golden gate park engagement photo

San Francisco golden gate park engagement picture

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Palace of Fine Arts at Night

We were hoping to get to the Palace of Fine Arts while the sun was still up…but I knew it would still look good at night!

San Francisco palace of fine arts engagement picture at night

This place is so grand…and I wanted to incorporate as much of the architecture as possible!
San Francisco palace of fine arts engagement picture at night

SF palace of fine arts engagement photo at night

SF palace of fine arts engagement picture at night

SF palace of fine arts engagement picture at night

Such a romantic photo at night!

SF palace of fine arts engagement picture at night

San Francisco palace of fine arts engagement picture at night

San Francisco palace of fine arts engagement picture at night

Had to convert this one to B&W

SF palace of fine arts engagement photo at night

San Francisco Engagement Photos at Night!

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The last stop: Rincon Park

Photos of the Bay Bridge at night!

San Francisco bay bridge rincon park engagement picture at night

SF chinatown engagement photo

San Francisco bay bridge rincon park engagement picture at night

Thanks Eling and Nathan for having me in San Francisco! We hit up so many awesome locations in such a short amount of time! Definitely beats January engagement photos in Chicago! Can’t wait til your wedding!

with love,

your destination engagement photographer,

Kenny

Chicago Wedding Photographer

312-298-9721

855 W Blackhawk St #104

Chicago, IL 60642

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