Beach engagement in Malaga Cove // ©2018 Sun & Sparrow Los Angeles fairytale wedding photographers
FROM THE GROOM //
Lauren and I are very excited to be sharing our beach engagement in Malaga Cove. I would love to share our love story from the beginning. Lauren and I met in college during our third year. We started out as friends in an on campus Christian club. The saying “opposites attract” rang true between the two of us. Lauren, who had an endless supply of radiating energy, would end up awakening me (sometimes quite literally) to an amazing new world of adventure. Throughout the following years, I would not only grow to enjoy the call of nature, but also become a more adventurous soul.
Our first few outings together were at boba shops and the campus food court. These short, yet meaningful times together began to spark an interesting chain of events that led to us becoming an official couple on March 23rd. From that point until the end of college, we were an inseparable pair.
After graduating from college, we had to adjust to a new lifestyle. We were only able to see each other once or twice a week instead of everyday. We found ourselves distressed because the distance. However, out of distance a deeper love grew. When we met, out time together held much more meaning than before. We never were sure when our schedules would align, we made the most of every minute together. We dated like this for a few years. And after celebrating our 6th year anniversary, I knew it was time to ask the question.
The day of the proposal, I could not have been more excited (and nervous). On May 28th we woke up early to a clear crisp day. We wanted to continue our adventure, exploring our local historic spots. Together, we traveled to head to the Korean Friendship Bell in San Pedro. I had originally told Lauren that this was a new hike but after realizing that there was no trailhead. I led her to the front of the bell and surprised her by dropping to one knee. The sun was out with a few clouds and the perfect temperature. I asked her the big question, “Will you be my wife?” Through her tears of jubilation, she said “yes!”
We are now eagerly counting down the days until we say “I do” on the big stage. In the words of Jack Johnson, “We’re better together.” Cheers to forever
FROM THE PHOTOGRAPHERS //
We were so honored to have been a part of Curtis & Lauren’s engagement! These two opted for a simply romantic Southern California beach engagement in Malaga Cove. We decided on photographing at the cliffs and down on the sand. When we arrived at our location, there was immidiate adventurous romance! Curtis and Lauren were willing to go anywhere we asked. Tops of the cliffs, walking down long roads to get to the best spots for photos. Sharing a beautiful bit of romance with these two was very special for us!
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