My first official attempt at implementing Beloved was during Beth and Nick’s Palos Verdes Engagement session. It was amazing. Beth and Nick open up quite naturally as the shoot progressed and the light kept getting better and better as the shoot progressed! The shoot took place on the trails above Klondike Canyon.
I particularly like the shot at the end. After I asked them to “embrace as if they were going to be a part for one year.” They just held each other for several minutes. Apparently, they had spent a great deal of time apart due to work commitments, which was a real struggle for them. They later described the sadness they felt after all those goodbyes, followed by shear happiness. Nick later told me that moment reminded him of the value and strength of his relationship with Beth. Moments like this simply cannot be fabricated. When I talk about creating a space where people in love are comfortable expressing what their feeling, THIS is what it’s all about.