Kim and Minh met while attending UCLA, so it was only natural to go back to where they met for their engagement photos! Their wedding colors are blue & yellow too, so the whole UCLA theme just worked out perfectly! Kim brought a whole bag of props, so it was fun rummaging through and deciding what/how to use them.
Here is their fun love story!
We figure we might as well get an obligatory shot with the bear, but as I was photographing it, I realized how scary the bear actually is!
I also loved how the bubbles went with the balloon. I think it takes skill to blow good bubbles!
I know I’ve done this before, but I had to do a shot of him being carried away by the balloon too. :)
And of course you have to have a shot in front of Royce Hall.
To get this last shot, we were literally communicating via cell phone. I would give them instructions, then we’d put our phones down, do the shot, then pick up our phones again for the next set of instructions. haha. gotta love technology!
Can’t wait for their wedding THIS Saturday!!! They’re such a fun, loving couple and so good together. I know we’re going to have fun at their wedding!
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its quite sad to admit this, but i look at these photos quite often. its so beautifully done. artsy, thoughtful, light, airy, and romance. i LOVE it!
oh wow these shots are to die for!
Wow…did the sunset really look like that? Amazing work!
Wow, this is one of my favorites of your work! You did an absolutely amazing job with this photoshoot!
I definitely loved the one where he is floating away with the balloon. Very awesome!!
Amazing job! You are so very talented!
I just love the balloon~ Especially the last photo, it is simply amazing!
So, so cute with the LOVE text and the bubbles! And I love that last image too, looks like a fun session!
that carried away by the balloon shot is just incredible!
eeeeeeek. i am officially stalking your blog. i just love this session too!!!!! i am obsessed with those giant balloons and might give away a free session to anyone who is willing to shoot with one. i just love it. and the shot of the guy being carried away by the balloon?? awesome. you rock!
the bear pictures turned out to be some of my faves!! :) I loved every single picture you took. Ok so maybe not the candle sparklers which failed horribly because I got the wrong ones!! hehe. But you exceeded my expectations. Thank you again Caroline!!!!
caroline, i always love your shoots. i love your “big picture” shots from really far away. i want one of those of me like at 30×40 on my wall. you’re amazing!
love it! I want to get a ballon just so I can get some Caroline Tran pics! you rock!
Love it!! All their props rock, especially the big yellow balloon! I love all the creative ways you incorporated it into the shoot!
i luv the balloon!! (the previous pink one..and now yellow) i want one too. =)
eeeek! your work ALWAYS amazes me!