There’s not much in life that I love more than a beach photography session with a lively, kind couple. This shoot at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point, CA was just that. Brooke and Nick had flown in from Iowa to visit family and friends, and they wanted to get in a bright beach engagement session while they were in beautiful California. We had a great time posing, walking through the waves, and just enjoying the beautiful coast — you can’t see that in Iowa!
Brooke and Nick’s relationship is full of life. They motivate each other to be the best they can be, and have fun while doing it! According to Brooke, they go all-in on everything, which has fantastic implications for their partnership and marriage. Their happiness was easy to capture — it was overflowing!
After getting engaged on Christmas Eve of 2020, they set their wedding date for July of 2022. They’re already homeowners together, and their family is completed by an adorable dog as well! I wish them all the best, and I’m so thankful I had the chance to capture a piece of their story.
-Maryanne, February 2022 Bride
On top of how perfect her photography is, working with her is an absolute joy! She is so kind and funny and made us feel so comfortable.
"Alaina showcased our love authentically"
-Veronica, August 2022 bride
She is an expert at making you and your significant other laugh, is incredibly detail-oriented and organized, and truly cares about capturing your wedding day perfectly.
"Alaina truly cares."
- Tracie, October 2021 bride
Alaina is spunky and fun and full of great ideas. She made my fiance and I feel so comfortable during our time together. We loved all the candid photos she caught of us!
"Alaina had us laughing the whole time"