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Garrett & Cherstin // Retro Summertime Fun.

Fri, July 27, 2012 | engagements lifestyle

Yesterday sort of felt like Christmas for me. We got to execute a funky little idea I had a while back. It’s so fun dreaming and creating without any boundaries! We shared the idea with Courtney of After the Engagement. She did a PERFECT job of listening to our ideas and styling the shoot. (I’m guessing this is why she is such a popular wedding planner?!)

We asked Courtney…

Why did you want to collaborate on this project?
“I loved the initial concept behind the shoot and knew it would be unique and fun. I also always wanted to participate in a lake shoot and thought the lake would be the perfect location for this. I’ve never seen an engagement or anniversary or trash the dress shoot shot at a lake. There is so much gorgeous scenery! I was also super excited to collaborate with Limelife Photography on this, as I knew their attention to detail and fun personalities would bring something special to it.”

Your favorite part?
“Shopping for clothing and accessories and seeing them look so great on the couple. I love the moment when everything comes together that I previously only saw in my head!”

The perfect couple: Meet Garrett & Cherstin. Their one-year anniversary is right around the corner. And they LOVE the water (Both are swimmers and used to play water polo, too. Now, Garrett coaches water polo.), San Diego summers and each other. We may be biased, but what better way to celebrate an anniversary than by taking fun photos?!

Hair & makeup: Gerine Coronado of Beauty by Gerine.

Pretty hair piece: Kristina Tsiros of Bitty Baby Bands.



13 Responses to “Garrett & Cherstin // Retro Summertime Fun.”

  1. July 27, 2012 at 9:46 am, Katrina Hodson said:

    Oh my gosh. Love them. Love this! So awesome!

  2. July 27, 2012 at 9:58 am, Kim Almeida said:

    LOVE! We’ve got ourselves a beach, Coca Cola, floaties, a 2-year anniversary coming up, and I’m guessing I could find some heart-shaped sunglasses somewhere in this country. How ’bouts yous guys hop on over to Portugal??? 🙂

  3. July 27, 2012 at 10:17 am, Courtney said:

    It was so much fun collaborating with you on this shoot! Thank you for including me!!

  4. July 27, 2012 at 11:07 am, Esther Harper said:

    I love the photo’s—and love,love your suit!

  5. July 27, 2012 at 11:17 am, Chelle Hoppe said:

    These are AMAZING!! I love the beauty, glamour and whimsy of the photos. I love the retro look. Cher & Garrett look so at ease in every photo. Great Job!

  6. July 27, 2012 at 12:41 pm, Micala said:

    EEEEEEK these are so much fun!!!! 🙂

  7. July 27, 2012 at 1:50 pm, Lexi said:

    Adorable couple & adorable photos! You guys are fab!!!

  8. July 27, 2012 at 3:00 pm, Kelly Sterling said:

    You two are such a cute couple! These are fun photos! The only thing missing is the adorable Rylar

  9. July 27, 2012 at 4:17 pm, Emily Faulnor said:

    These are adorable! And great colors! I LOVE her swimsuit! Great captures you guys!!!

  10. July 28, 2012 at 1:34 am, danielle said:

    so fun!! love it!

  11. July 29, 2012 at 8:28 pm, Brenda said:

    These are so cute!! You guys should be models!

  12. August 01, 2012 at 8:39 am, Niki said:

    Beck and Jess, these look like they should be a magazine. Great ideas all around! Good job!

  13. August 07, 2012 at 6:28 pm, Large Magnolia | Bitty Baby Bands said:

    […] This headband is made with a large white magnolia attached to a skinny tan band. It was featured on Limelife Photography’s styled session that you can view here. […]