Downtown San Diego Engagement, Part Two
Jason and Carissa

Jeff and I have been shooting from rooftops quite a bit lately and today we get to feature Jason and Carissa's engagement session on top of the St. James Hotel! I love when a couple chooses a location for their engagement session that is both beautiful AND meaningful. The rooftop of the St. James Hotel has always been a special place for city-lover Carissa. For her, the bustle and noise of the city isn't distracting - it's incredibly relaxing. So sitting above the streets on the St. James rooftop was always a mental and spiritual retreat where she could go to escape the craziness of life. And now she gets to share this special place with the love of her life!  A huge thanks goes out to the St. James Hotel for allowing us to shoot up there and to Jason and Carissa for coordinating everything!

Isn't San Diego dreamy? The only thing more dreamy than the downtown skyline is Jason and Carissa's adorable connection.

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It's a bit unfair how ridiculously good-looking these two are.

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And it's a bit unbelievable how ridiculously perfect the evening was!

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I lovelovelovelovelovelovelovelove shooting in black and white, especially with a location that is so classic.

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These are totally favorites! Jason and Carissa are so cute that I want to jump in and pinch their cheeks!

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Ummmm... are you kidding me??? Amazing!

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After shooting up on the rooftop, we sent Jason and Carissa down to the streets below and I shot from up above. Dreamy!!

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Jason and Carissa: Your confidence and strength are what made our time together so magical. Thank you for showing your true selves in front of our cameras and for speaking your hearts to us. Our time together was more inspiring for us than you'll ever know... and if the engagement session was this good, then the wedding is going to be off the HOOK!

Hugs,
Erin

    

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Beth Decker - Absolutely beautiful pictures of a very beautiful couple. You guys look so sweet!

Celia - What a great representation of your amazing relationship! The pictures are beautiful!!!

Paula Sheridan - Your beautiful pictures are very special & unique!

Sarah - These are absolutely beautiful! this is exactly how your engagement pictures were supposed to look :)

Courtney Young - Love these photos!! Stunning. Can’t wait to celebrate on your big day. And as always, great job to the Youngrens for their gift of capturing these moments.

Chris schuckman - These pictures were amazing! It definitely showed Jason and Carissa’s love for each other!

Chris Triola - Beautiful couple and fantastic backgrounds

Rachel Cross - Love, love, love! C & J, you look amazing, and as always, the Youngrens have captured magic. xoxo

Ray Snoddy - Very good pics.

The Youngrens - Rebecca Ickes LOL! Riiight?

Lindsy Hines - More photos for Carissa & Jason! Love you guys!

Lindsy Hines - Carissa & Jason are amazing & this shoot captures such a fun side of their relationship!

Well done Youngrens!

Preston Caffrey - You guys look incredible! Great shots!

HouseofPayne - Love, love, love this! Congrats again Carissa!!!

Joan Heath - Your deep love for each other is so apparent in these pictures.
Beautiful!
We love you both very much.
Mom and Bill

Drew Merrick - Awesome pics guys, can’t wait for the wedding!

Nicole moser - These are amazing! Such a rad couple!

Lisa Gilbert - Love this couple!! God is so good.

Meredith - These pictures are gorgeous! Absolutely gorgeous!

Alli Hardin - Congrats!! Y’all look so happy.

Lina Namu - I loved the pics!!! Cant wait for the big day for you too!!!

Brett Davis - Congratulations you two! You look fantastic together and quite happy. Best of luck.

Emily Decker - Beautiful pictures!!!! Congrats :)

Ellen - These pictures are so amazing!!!!!! Your love for each other and total joy was captured beautifully… praise God!!!!!

Love,
el

vivian toma - Awe, you guys look adorable. Love the pix. God bless

Kimberly Jenson - You two are fabulous together!! Inside and out! Love you guys! Can’t wait for the BIG day!

Rebecca Ickes - I see just the teeniest influence of all that David & Nancy time you’ve been logging! ;-)

Kellie Conlon - Those are awesome!

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