Soulmates: Gwinn & Allie at Sunset Bluffs

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Allie & Gwinn
Sunset Bluffs, San Diego

Growing up, Gwinn had no idea that the ten year-old girl he met in elementary school would one day be the love of his life. He and Allie would remain friends throughout their school years, but romance, however, would blossom years later when they reconnected at Allie’s sister’s wedding.

Jackie, of Whiskers and Willow Photography, knew Gwinn & Allie were special the minute she met them. “When Allie approached us about their wedding next July, she mentioned that they were looking at either beach locations or winery venues for their wedding. Once they found a winery they both loved, that sealed the deal for them. So for their engagement session, we thought the beach would be an ideal location and loved this spot at Sunset Cliffs that is a mixture of cliffside and beach.”

We’ve quoted Jackie through the remainder of the article…


“Allie and Gwinn were so much fun and incredibly easy to work with. They were playful and romantic…very easygoing and open to all of our suggestions. They are an all around sweet couple, and we cannot wait for their wedding next year!” 

The first date: Initially theirs was a long-distance relationship. So for their first date, Allie, who was living in LA , flew cross-country to spend time with Gwinn. That’s when he took her on a special date to 4th & Swift….a beautiful, upscale restaurant in Atlanta.
 “They were playful and romantic together, and trusted us completely.”
The first “I Love You”: One New Year’s Eve they were talking, and without realizing it or giving it a second thought, Allie said, “And that’s why I love you.” Before she could get too embarrassed, Gwinn whispered in her ear that he loved her too.

The Proposal: He proposed on April 9, 2016 at Europa Village Winery in Temecula, CA. He surprised her with a gorgeous ring he designed, and two of her best friends flew in from Texas and hid in the bushes to capture it all on camera!
The Wedding: Allie & Gwinn will be married in July 2017 at a beautiful winery in California.  Aren’t they just the sweetest couple? We wish them the very best, and can’t wait to see their wedding photos!

Photography credit: Whiskers & Willow Photography
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