There are some couples we're lucky enough to have in front of our lens where within the first minute you quickly realize they'd be interacting the exact same way whether a camera was in front of them or not. It's those moments of true authenticity when the camera and the photographer become thoroughly transparent...it's the most magical thing to witness. Michelle and Rafael live and love in Brazil, but for this one afternoon they came to truly live and truly love with me in the mountains and I couldn't be more grateful for it.


photographed on location in garner valley, ca on a nikon D700 with a sigma 35F1.4 ART and 50f1.4ART and processed with VSCOfilm