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Lauren and Andy have a pretty funny tie to us and up until their engagement session, we had no idea who these two individuals were. It was Lauren's mom who actually contacted us and after a fun long conversation on the phone we discovered that Andy's father (Gregory Sievers, an awesome artist from Idaho) is actually good friends with Justin's father (Dustin Lyon, also an amazing artist from Idaho). Then come to find out, Lauren's mother is best friends with one of my first cousins! The world really is a very small place!
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My favorite shot of the day!
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We are looking forward to Lauren and Andy's wedding in August!
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Ashley said:
Amelia, I love the finished product! These look really great. I loved seeing the process from start to finish and that last shot is killer! You're a genius.
(06.05.08 11:17 PM)
eliesa said:
LOVE this Amelia! SUPER fabulous session!
(06.06.08 11:16 AM)
Paige said:
hey guys, i LOVE the new blog (though i guess its not all that new for you) i wanted to let you know i posted some of our wedding images here--> http://thegreenpaige.squarespace.com/photos-images-pictures-subject/my-husband-and-i-the-wedding/ and to let you know how fab i think you are! also i added a link form my blog to yours, i hope thats ok.
(06.06.08 05:33 PM)
sandie said:
awesome couple .. great location on the first images.. :) very beautiful! Love the trains shots. You're so good with trains! These are all SO sweet and romantic.
(06.09.08 01:28 AM)
Roger W Ellsworth said:
Only 4 comments! let's go Amelia Lyon fans! What the heck? This couple is beautiful! Listen, Lauren and Andy...you guys are hot. Keep looking that good and this wedding thing is gonna be a breeze. A and J will take great care of you. Good times, low tides and rising gas prices. until we meet again my friends...(hope the A and J thing wasn't too personal. They are initials, not pet names. Was it too much? tone it down? o.k.)
(06.15.08 11:39 PM)
lydia said:
i'm not sure that lauren is going to read that comment... i`m Lydia one girl for the spanish CLS group you write to me in a paper the date of your wedding and when i reamember it today i come to amelialyon page, i look for LAUREN... and here you are CONGRATULATION!!
(09.03.08 08:40 AM)
V said:
Knowing Lauren - I gotta say you totally captured her personality in all your pictures. They are beautiful! Your're difinately a name I want to remember for any event pictues we will be using in our family. Great job!
(09.23.08 08:08 AM)
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I went back to my old stomping grounds in Manhattan Beach to shoot an engagement session with the lovely Tina and Buddy. I say "my old stomping grounds" because this was where I use to work as a nanny and would walk the main beach there all of the time(before I even considered photography as a career). I loved going back there, pleasant memories and the weather was amazing for a portrait session!

Buddy and Tina live just live a few blocks from the Manhattan Beach Pier and I was so glad that they chose to have their engagement session there so I could have an excuse to visit one of my favorite beaches in Southern California.

I am so glad we were able sneak an engagement session in for Buddy and Tina as their wedding is scheduled for this weekend (May 24th)!

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There was a shark on display at the end of the Pier in front of the Aquarium, this was kind of an inside joke for Buddy & Tina!
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Here's my favorite shot of the day. One thing that I think is great about this photo is the pink scarf (pagmina I believe the correct name for it!) used as a prop which adds another element to the story of this image. I definitely would recommend using props to my future clients.
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chantastic said:
these images are breathtaking.
(05.20.08 11:05 AM)
Ashley said:
I LOVE the images underneath the pier and the second to last one- the close up! Great work, as always =).
(05.20.08 11:23 AM)
mark brooke said:
wow i love all of these! you are amazing!!!-candice
(05.20.08 03:18 PM)
Joe Kunin said:
How beautiful! I absolutely love this set :-) I love the completely genuine emotion in the black and white image where they are laughing.
(05.20.08 03:50 PM)
Steve Gerrard said:
Deffo one of my fave engagement shoots of yours Amelia. I can imagine every single image hung huge on their wall. Thanks for sharing..
(05.20.08 03:57 PM)
Cathy said:
The lifeguard off duty shot = fave. And the one right after. Great job!!
(05.20.08 05:12 PM)
Donna said:
Wow. Seriously great looking couple with killer pix!
(05.21.08 06:03 AM)
Ryel j said:
Girl you killed this session!! So romantic I love it!!!!
(05.21.08 05:00 PM)
jeremy parsons said:
Wow - I love these. Such an incredible connection between them....just awesome images. jeremy
(05.21.08 09:05 PM)
carissa said:
amelia!!! these shots are GORGEOUS!!!! how are you so talented?! mwah!!
(05.22.08 12:51 AM)
angie monson said:
These are all so amazing, I love your work!
(05.22.08 07:25 AM)
david & kimi b said:
ok that shark bait shot made me laugh!
(05.22.08 11:07 AM)
Andrea Tuft said:
You are quickily becoming one of my fav photographers. Love love your style.
(05.22.08 02:29 PM)
Jasmine* said:
Sooo HOT! Love them! :)
(05.22.08 03:11 PM)
Tina Slezinger said:
Amelia!!! This is the first I saw of the photos! I LOVE THEM!!! Thank you so so so so much- you are awesome! Tina
(05.22.08 03:30 PM)
Heather Cole said:
Wow, wow and WOW!! these are absolutely beautiful. I love the lines in these photos! So inspirational. :)
(05.24.08 06:51 PM)
jamie said:
i would have freaked if i saw you there shooting the same time i was! :) your shots are gorgeous.
(05.24.08 08:11 PM)
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