Christchurch’s Spencerville Beach is one of my favorite places. Located just north of Christchurch, it’s just a quick drive and you’re surrounded by beautiful forest and just a few minutes stroll to a gorgeous surf beach. I was excited when Whitney and Brad, both volunteer fire fighters, wanted to do their engagement photos here! We shot around the pines and also by the beach.

Not only that, but I tracked down a little dingy for some fun shots on the Styx river in Marshlands.

I’m delighted to share a few from their session last year: