Andrea + Andres { Simi Valley Engagement Session }

Andrea and Andres are too cute for words. These two have a sweet spot in my heart. My hand-stitched, diy, mason jar heart. F’reals. As soon as I started talking with Andrea she started sharing with me her table details, bridesmaids dresses and even her own dress. (All gorgeous by the way) When she mentioned buying a box-o-mason-jars from a thrift store I was floored.

When I met with Andres I saw Andreas perfect match. He was sweet, funny and always had a great joke to inject into the conversation. It’s also apparent that he’s head-over-heels over Andrea. I love that. 🙂

Earlier this month I took a little road trip up to Simi Valley to meet up with them for their engagement session.  Andrea and Andres grew up just a street away from each other, so it was fitting to keep everything in the same town. And boy I’m glad I did…we could of stopped anywhere and just had magic locations *queue jazz hands* everywhere.

Plus during our first meeting Andrea offered to feed me legit homemade Costa Rican food. How could I say no? Seriously best-food-ever. I kinda wanted to put her family in my pocket and take them home with me.

I feel so lucky to be able to get to know these two and photograph their {oh-my-goodness-its-beautiful} diy wedding this September.

Andrea styled the entire shoot herself and I absolutely loved seeing what she came up with! So cute!

Much <3 you two!

To see more, feel free to check out their slideshow or watch it below:


  • Nichelle said:

    Hi Candice,

    I just want to let you know how stunning these photos are. I am Andrea and Andres' wedding planner and Andrea has been doing nothing but talk about how amazing you are and how excited she is that you are the photographer for their wedding. Now I can see why she is so excited. The moment I saw these, I starting tearing up. These photos are beautiful. I am truly looking forward to working with you on their wedding day!

  • Bel said:

    Oh my I love this set. This is a gorgeous location and the yellow wildflowers...awesome.

  • John Payne said:

    Awesome as ever, Candice. Really great work!

  • so cute! love!
    also... i must know the song on the slideshow. it's fantastic.

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