Santa Barbara Engagement Session from Silver Gecko Photography

I am kind of obsessed with engagement sessions. Yep,  I am totally in love with them.  Today’s e-session is sweet, romantic, and beautiful. Oh, and the best part? It is set at the gorgeous Southern California destination of Santa Barbara. A place where historical buildings are tucked between the mountains and the sea. Beautiful scenery and the most amazing details combined with an adorable couple equals pure perfection. When you add the very talented and (my personal fav), Silver Gecko Photography, then it is all over. Over in a pretty haze of beautiful images.   This e-session makes me want to pack  my bags, and travel with my husband to enjoy it all.  After viewing the stunning images, you may also choose to travel to this lovely destination!



















From Silver Gecko Photography

This session was a lot of fun! I strive to create an experience for all my clients and I know I succeeded in doing so with Donay & Justin. Since Donay loves the architecture in Santa Barbara we started at the Santa Barbara Court House, which has some fantastic spots! I also like to include some personal interests and activities each couple enjoys. Justin mentioned to me they love playing pool together and the Santa Barbara Brewing Company was gracious enough to allow us to photograph in their lounge. For the most part I let Donay & Justin simply play a few games, have a drink, and relax while I photographed. (I even played a game of pool with Justin, he cleaned the table with me, but in my defense, he was already warmed up.) While at SB Brewing, Donay turned to me and said, “this is us”, which is exactly why we photographed there.

Wanting to photograph in one more location, Julia and I took Donay & Justin to a special beach we had found years ago. It seems to be more of a local beach, kind of secluded, and very beautiful. We even stopped on the train tracks nearby and shot some awesome photos with the setting sun and this amazing light cascading behind Donay & Justin.

This was definitely one of the longer sessions I’ve done, but when you’re in such a great area it’s nice to take the time to enjoy it, all while creating beautiful photos. I came home to find Donay had tagged me in a post on Facebook: “Shout out to Adam Parth for the greatest time shooting our engagement pics today!!! We had a blast and can’t wait to see the pics. Thank you and we look forward to the continuing process and the wedding!!”


Niloufar Gibson

Niloufar Gibson

Niloufar Gibson is the owner of and has been working in the wedding industry for many years as a wedding and event coordinator. She lives and works in Orange County, CA and created the site to stay connected to the hottest trends and share them with others like her that love this industry.
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