7.1.13

Jocelyn & Steve

Good afternoon! I’m excited to present a few of my favorite shots from Jocelyn & Steve’s recent engagement session at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Most shoots I’ve seen (and shot) in the past have been on the main steps and courtyards of the campus, so I was stoked to hear that Jocelyn & Steve wanted to shoot over at Anderson, and holy cow what a gorgeous piece of the property it was. A little background from Jocelyn on why we spent the afternoon shooting here:

7 years ago in October, Steve and I met during a rigorous, but fun 2-week orientation for business school at UCLA Anderson. We were both assigned to Section E and we became friends instantly. And, to quote REO Speedwagon, our friendship grew stronger. We made the same friends, sat next to each other in all of our classes, went on the same group trips, went to the same parties, and we started to hang out more and more. We drank wine, did karaoke, did charity walks, hung out at tailgates, studied together, competed in school events together, participated in club activities together, went on hikes together, talked about our life goals and dreams…and pretty soon we became best friends. Not too long after that, I’m not sure when exactly it was…we fell in love. Last year on July 4th Steve proposed to me on a beach…at sunset…in Kauai and it was absolutely magical. UCLA Anderson is a special place for us because it is where we formed that deep friendship that is the backbone of our love for each other. We are definitely Bruins for life.”

Thank you so much Steve & Jocelyn for sharing this huge part of your history with me and I’m so excited to photograph your wedding this summer! (Even more excited because it’s at the incredibly gorgeous Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica)

Jocelyn and Steve's UCLA Engagement Session Photos - Los Angeles Wedding Photographer Brian Leahy
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