Alisha and Andrew: West Coast Engagement

So I might just be a little (a lot) obsessed with the west coast, those who know me, know its no secret. And I think I might have just discovered a new favourite spot! 

Alisha, Andrew and I (The A team) set out one afternoon to explore a waterfall 15 minutes from Muriwai. We wandered through bush for about 30 minutes before reaching the beautiful cascading falls of Mokoroa and Oh boy was it worth it! I give Auckland way to much flak for not being as pretty as the southern alps or as warm as the Northland beaches, but it really does have its own uniqueness and exploring the west coast should definitely be on anyones list of "Must do's" when visiting NZ. Its wild, and ethereal and mysterious and will steal your heart the moment you step out into its wilderness.

I had such a blast exploring with these two, it was so wonderful to head out without any preconceived ideas of where to go and what to shoot, It was an adventure for them just as much as it was for me and they took everything it threw in their stride. On arriving to Muriwai the rain rolled in, in the form of a thick mist, we got absolutely drenched, but then again, how many times do you get to kiss the love of your life in the rain without a care in the world? 

I cannot wait to watch these guys get married! You're both absolute legends and I cannot wait for the adventures to come!

Sarah and Neil // San Diego Wedding at Mt Woodson Castle

Kiwi Girl meets American Boy and they fall hopelessly in love. After years of long distance calls, Skype dates, long haul flights, and love letters they were finally blessed to say their I do's this July, surrounded by their family and friends on a sunny day in the beautiful San Diego

So as most of you know, I did a bit of travel this year across North America and along the way I saw some pretty incredible stuff, Including but not limited to; Mountains, lakes, city skylines, jazz bands playing in the streets and so much more amazing things that I cant even count. One of these amazing things was seeing these two say their I do's in the beautiful Hills of Ramona in San Diego. Not only is San Diego one of the most beautiful, warm and welcoming places I've been but the people were some of the most beautiful, warm and welcoming people I've met. Sarah and Neil we're two of these amazing souls and Im so grateful that my final days in America was spent hanging with them and their family and friends at their wicked wedding at Mt Woodson Castle. 

I feel so lucky that my Job takes me to so many amazing places, but these places would be empty without the incredible people who welcome me into their lives. Sarah and Neil, I had such a blast with you guys and I cant wait to see where your adventures take you together. Thank you for your honesty, warmth, trust and for being absolute legends and tearing up the dance floor true Mr&MrsChin Style!