Going to Griffith Observatory for engagement photos with Mark and Krissbeth was so dreamy! We went later in the afternoon, which, tbh, made me pretty nervous thinking about the crowds. Well, it ended up being FANTASTIC. I mean, look at these photos! So, Mark and Krissbeth have been doing long distance these past few months. This was the last time they will see each other up until the wedding! Crazy, huh? The sweetest part? Mark is a songwriter and wrote a song about Krissbeth for Christmas this year. Up until our engagement photo session, she had only ever heard it over FaceTime. Scroll to the bottom and you’ll see her hearing it for the first time in person. SO STINKIN’ SWEET.
If you’re thinking about taking your engagement photos at Griffith Observatory, here’s what you should know.
- Sunrise is the best time to go if you want to avoid the massive crowds.
- Cell service is pretty limited up there! Make sure to coordinate a specific meeting time and place with your photographer.
- It can be a hike from your parking spot, so make sure you wear the appropriate shoes.
- The colors at Griffith are really beautiful, take inspiration from Mark and Krissbeth below on how to coordinate your outfits well to the setting!
p.s. Loved these Griffith Observatory engagement photos? Check out this editorial couples session in Los Angeles.
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