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Lena and Henry

Celebrating firsts

Story by Steven Yan July 18th, 2015

I was honored to shoot an engagement session for two very good friends, Lena and Henry. We picked a warm and clear July afternoon to visit their most sentimental places in San Francisco. Each location represents a first in their relationship.

CALIFORNIA ST.

Their first home sits atop a hill on California Street.

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THE FERRY BUILDING

When they first started dating, they would come to the Ferry Building every weekend. Lena says this is where they fell in love.

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TARTINE BAKERY

They had their first date at Tartine Bakery on Guerrero. Quiche, gougères, and lattes.

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TWIN PEAKS

We climbed up Twin Peaks, where they had their first kiss. A blustery evening led to some hilarious moments and out-of-control hair.

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Footnote: Thanks to Lena and Henry for inviting me to capture a window into your life.
San Francisco, CA, United States