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   “Some people look for a beautiful place. Others make a place beautiful.” From the city of Chicago to the tip of South Africa, there was so much beauty to be taken in with every scene that I had encountered last week. While traveling through Cape Town, I had found myself in the presence of […]

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  Did you know that when penguins find their mate, they stay together forever? Will you be my penguin?   Tags: africa, boulder beach, cape town, destination photography, engaged couple, engagement photographer, engagement photography, engagement photos, engagement shoot, exotic destinations, lauren ashley, lauren ashley studios, penguins, safari, south africa, traveling photographer