Rancho Santa Fe Engagement, Part One |James and Marilyn

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It’s the sweetest of all the sweet stories – high school sweethearts that fell in love at the senior prom. He was the popular, cute baseball player in the junior class. She was a senior girl that needed a date. So he took her. And within weeks, he knew he wanted to marry her.

But the twist to the story is that she wasn’t sure. She was head over heels for this adorable, caring boy, but she was 17 – could this really last? Was it really the kind of thing that could last through college – through growing up? But he stayed with her, never doubting that she was his girl, and slowly she found her answer. Yes, it really could last forever.

So years later, after two colleges, six months abroad, countless phone calls, and the ups and downs of growing up together, they’re still sweethearts. And James and Marilyn are still as head over heels for each other as they were that night at the senior prom.

These two are simply the most romantic couple EVER. James is just as emotional, loving, caring, and sweet as my dear hubby, so they were two peas in a pod while we were shooting their engagement session in downtown Rancho Santa Fe.

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What did I tell you? How adorable are these two??

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Marilyn is cute, cute, cute! I loved her eyes and sweet smile!

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A little f/1.2 action on the 85mm. That’s right, I’ve now fallen in love with the 85!

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Oh. My. Goodness. This tree is dynamite! But definitely not as dynamite as James and Marilyn!

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I *heart* these ones.

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A fave! Marilyn was rockin’ those heels!

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Soooo we’ve got so much more sweetness on the way from these two – you’re going to absolutely FLIP over Marilyn’s dress tomorrow! Teaser: it’s pink with polka dots and I just about died when she put it on… These two were lookin’ GOOD. See you then!

Hugs,

Erin

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