When Kris asked me to take photos of her husband Kurt and her at their home, I knew this was going to be a fun – and incredibly meaningful – photoshoot.

Kurt has been battling cancer, and recently his diagnosis took a turn for the worse. Before he went back for an additional round of treatments, I had the honor of documenting their love story while both of them were feeling healthy and looking vibrant.

When I pulled into the driveway of their Escondido home, the first thing I noticed was this gorgeous, mint condition 1954 Ford F100 pick up. I knew we would have to get some photos of the truck in their shots. We treated this photoshoot like a date night, I followed them around their home documenting them in all of their favorite spots.

Kris honored her friend Julie’s request to wear her “hippie clothes” for some of the shots. So we did a little role play – with Kris as the hippie chick hitchhiking as Kurt pulled up in his vintage pickup truck. How fun are they!!??

And to make this love story even sweeter, Kris said to me after this photoshoot … “I can’t remember the last time we looked that deeply into each other’s eyes. It was so special having this time together”

Needless to say I left this photoshoot with a full heart, I loved being around both of them as they enjoyed being with each other. Cheers to love!!

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