EST. 2007

The untold want by life and land ne'er granted,
Now, voyager, sail thou forth, to seek and find.

EST. 2007

The untold want by life and land ne'er granted,
Now, voyager, sail thou forth, to seek and find.










March 19, 2012

Santa Monica Engagement: Bri and Drew

Good morning and happy Monday!  Boy, do we have a great shoot to kick off your week.  You can’t go wrong with the bright and colorful California and the effortless beauty and love that Bri and Drew exhibit.

We met up a couple of weeks ago in Santa Monica, California.  These two are getting married in Black Forest and both are Colorado Springs natives but really got to know each other and fell in love after they both moved to SoCal to pursue careers in Hollywood.

You may have spotted Drew in Angels and Demons.  He was a guard.  And he’s met Tom Hanks, sooooo he’s pretty much a celebrity in my book. ;-)

You would think both of these guys were celebrities based on the sweet paparazzi photography I did on the 3rd Street Promenade…

Bri and Drew, what a blessing you are.  I can’t wait to see you two again.  I’m down for more sushi next time you’re out here in this landlocked state. ;-)

So much love and joy to you!

 And now to those paparazzi pictures I was talking about…


comments so far, leave yours

  1. Zulay says:

    I wanted to be 100! Oh well! Very pretty!

  2. Kaitlin says:

    Bri! This is absolutely beautiful! Congratulations, girlie!!!

  3. Brian says:

    Heard you need more comments! Here!

  4. neil says:


  5. gramma says:

    What wondeful pictures!

  6. TAY TAY says:


  7. Brad says:

    Awesome pics guys. Can’t wait to see how the wedding photos turn out.

  8. George says:

    Looks like so much fun! Very Happy for you two!

  9. Chloe Surage says:

    felicitaciones! :)

  10. Nancy White says:

    Loved the one in the stairwell, looking up. Can’t think of any I didn’t like.

  11. Nancy White says:

    Loved the one in the stairwell — all were gorgeous!

  12. Tiffany says:

    Gorgeous photos! Many blessings!

  13. Brad says:

    Great pictures, Rene! Bri, you and Drew look so awesome together! The pictures are so SoCal, too!

  14. Christy Taylor says:

    Wow, congrats bri, no one deserves this more than you! Praise god!

  15. Lee Clements says:

    Bri! You look wonderfully happy. I wish we could make it out to see you guys!

  16. Meg says:

    These are super cute! I like the beach photographs the best!

  17. Tara Owens says:

    Just gorgeous! So romantic!

  18. Lauren Cross says:

    Wow these are gorgeous! Bri you are so grown up and stunning!

  19. Lauren Cross says:

    Wow! Bri yall are so beautiful together! You are so grown up and gorgeous! These pictures are amazing!

  20. Amanda Evans says:

    Ow Ow!! Seriously love these.

  21. Stephanie Strauss says:

    These pics are to die for!! So cute! Beautiful, Bri! <3

  22. Caroline says:

    Great Photos, you look stunning and so happy! Nice Job!!

  23. Caroline says:

    Great Photos, you look stunning and happy! Nice job!

  24. Dan says:

    These are incredible shots. You guys look amazing together. We are so excited for you!

  25. Vicki Tomberlin says:

    LOVE these pictures!! So awesome, Drew and Bri-

  26. Brenda Eckis says:

    Congrats Bri and Drew! What beautiful pics. These will be a lasting memory for all to share in your love for each other. You are a beautiful couple.

  27. Jackie Hile says:

    Love these pictures! So much joy and life in every one :)

  28. Jean wright says:

    Bright colors. Bright faces. Bright future

  29. Glynese Northam says:

    I love you both so much. Beautiful pictures. I can’t wait for the wedding!!!

  30. Erin says:

    RT! These are so much fun! One of my fav engagement shoots of yours for sure my friend :) you are so talented!

  31. Alicia says:

    Love the softness, sweetness and playfulness in these images. Also, love the outfit choices … girl did her homework! Beautiful combinations!

  32. James says:

    These are fantastic!!! I almost typed that in all caps but I didn’t want to yell. OK, I’m gonna do that anyhow. THESE ARE FANTASTIC!

  33. Kami says:

    Love these!

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