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Corey + Julie Engagement Session | Toro Park | California Engagement Session | Vanessa Hicks Photography

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“If I never get to see the Northern lights
Or if I never get to see the Eiffel Tower at night
Oh, if all I got is your hand in my hand
Baby, I could die a happy man.”

As I write this blog post for these two amazing lovebirds, I am listening to what will be their first dance and it makes me so happy for their wedding day!

Corey and Julie have known each other since childhood! They were friends but that was it! Life took them different directions, different relationships, but they always kept in touch. Until fate found them both single at the same time, and Corey realized that the person he was looking for, was right in front of him!

Corey has a BEAUTIFUL little girl named Skyler, and let me tell you, she sure almost stole the show at the engagement session! They wanted to get some pictures of the three of them as well, and as someone who is married with a blended family, making sure the kids are involved is so important! I pulled Skylar aside and took some time with just her!! 

And yes, Julie gets told all of the time how much her and Skyler look alike! I thought she was her daughter, not Corey’s! Just a gorgeous family right?

These two lovebirds are getting married next week at the stunning Leal Vineyards! I know that this wedding is going to be amazing, and I am so honored that these two chose me to be their photographer! Check out more of this beautiful engagement session below!

  1. Michele Ashley says:

    LOVE the lighting in these! Gorgeous family! Beautifully captured!

  2. Susan Beth says:

    Love this! What a special family!

  3. Lori Stead says:

    Delicious light and a gorgeous family! Fantastic work!

  4. Sarah Marie says:

    Love the quote from the song and your use of light!

  5. Shuanna says:

    What a beautiful story!! Love that they included Skyler and I can’t get over how much she looks like her!! Gorgeous photos!!

  6. Julia says:

    Beautiful session! Great job.

  7. Katie says:

    Gorgeous pictures. Love the lighting! Great job!


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