Day 2 of Ben & Maya: Gamble Gardens, Palo Alto CA

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Day Two of my travel weekend with Maya & Ben started with a delicious, leisurely "breakfust" at the Palo Alto Creamery. (By the way, if you ever find yourself somewhere that serves almond-croissant-french-toast: order it.) We made our way back home and, after an appropriately extended period of post-brunch chilling, we were ready to do more photos. The afternoon was drenched in that perfectly hazy California sunshine. Ben and Maya got dolled up and took me to the gorgeous Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden for their Palo Alto engagement photos. Since they had taken me sight-seeing in San Francisco the day before, Day Two was all about love and romance; Ben and Maya, Maya and Ben.

They flirted and laughed, told stories, and even danced together through the paths and wildflowers. I have to admit that even as a third party it was super romantic, and I look back on that afternoon with a heart full of hope, light, and loveliness. Oh Maya and Ben what a marvellous gift!

Ender's Game Bookshelf
Ender's Game Bookshelf
Wedding Planning at home
Wedding Planning at home
Couples photography at home
Couples photography at home
At home engagement photos fridge magnets
At home engagement photos fridge magnets
gold party dress shoes
gold party dress shoes
Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden Engagement Photos
Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden Engagement Photos
Elizabeth F. Gamble Gardens Engagement Photos
Elizabeth F. Gamble Gardens Engagement Photos
Elizabeth Gamble Garden Engagement Photos
Elizabeth Gamble Garden Engagement Photos
Elizabeth F. Gamble Gardens
Elizabeth F. Gamble Gardens
Engagement Photos Elizabeth Gamble Gardens
Engagement Photos Elizabeth Gamble Gardens
Couples Photography Palo Alto
Couples Photography Palo Alto
Engagement Ring Toronto
Engagement Ring Toronto
Palo Alto Engagement Photos
Palo Alto Engagement Photos
California Engagement Photos
California Engagement Photos
Gamble Gardens Dancing Photos
Gamble Gardens Dancing Photos
Engagement Photos Gamble Gardens
Engagement Photos Gamble Gardens
Elizabeth F. Gamble Gardens Palo Alto
Elizabeth F. Gamble Gardens Palo Alto
Palo Alto Gardens and Trees
Palo Alto Gardens and Trees

This weekend trip to the Bay Area truly allowed Ben and Maya to create something beautiful for their engagement photos. What's more, I was honoured and so grateful to help facilitate it. Maya and Ben were 100% open-minded and open-hearted; just being themselves, laughing and loving one another to the fullest. Thank you, you dolls. Thank you!

Click here to read about my original weekend with Ben & Maya and click here to see Day One's San Francisco engagement photos.

For a sneak peek of Maya and Ben's fairytale wedding, at the Westin Prince Hotel, view the 2014 slideshow here!